All the pictures in this blog post are pictures I took from my personal copy of Salt Fat Acid Heat by Samin Nosrat. I am sharing them for informational purposes only, and they are not being shared for any financial gain. I started cooking when I was still a kid. One of my earliest memories is helping my mom cut biscuits out of the dough … Continue reading Salt Fat Acid Heat
When I first started Amazing Braising, I knew that my kitchen did not have room for me to take pictures as I cooked. I went looking for a portable solution that allowed me to cook on my dining room table. I first learned about induction cooking a few years ago, but I never really had a reason to seriously consider purchasing an induction cooktop. While … Continue reading Cooking with Magnets!? It’s Like Magic
There are many things I love about my apartment: an extra room, a walk-in closet, and an included washer and dryer. However, I hate my kitchen — it is a narrow L-shaped room with no natural light, remarkably little storage space, and an old electric stove. When I decided to start this blog, I realized my kitchen just wouldn’t do. It is too small with too … Continue reading Heat, Heat, Hurray! – A Portable Butane Burner
The cast iron skillet may be the most iconic cooking vessel in the American kitchen, with some pieces passed from generation to generation. In fact, my Memaw has her grandmother’s cast iron skillets, and I have already staked a claim on those. I love the cast iron pots and pans I have and rarely cook a meal without at least one on the stove. What … Continue reading Cast Iron, A Cook’s Best Friend
With a name like Amazing Braising, you probably figured that I love the results from slowly cooking meat in a heavy pot. My favorite way to braise my meats is to give them a quick sear on the outside in my enameled cast iron Dutch Oven or Braiser, then pop into a low-heat oven for a few hours. You can check out some of my … Continue reading You’re Making Me Crazing!