I have half a bottle of bourbon left over from my New Year's Eve party and wanted suggestions on how to cook with bourbon. Thanks!
Are you channeling your best self with this comment? (If you're not sure, check out our Code of Conduct.)
I love to add bourbon to caramelized onions and then I flame them, to sauces like BBQ sauce, to pot roasts for a sparkle of flavor, and to pumpkin and sweet potato dishes.
This ham glaze is awesome: http://www.epicurious.com...
And ditto on the pumpkin/sweet potato dishes!
Bourbon glazed ham is yummy, as are bourbon baked beans.
I used bourbon to deglaze the searing of a pot roast in olive oil and mustard seed because we had no red wine on hand. To that, I added a liter of beef stock (More than Gourmet), some peppercorns and brought it to a boil. Then chuck in chopped 2 diced potatoes, a can of pureed tomatoes and half a diced onion. After an hour simmering, I added carrots, parsnips, and celery and cooked until tender. The bourbon added an almost bacony flavor to the dish.
This sounds interesting.. Sugary cherries preserved with bourbon.. http://chowhound.chow.com...
Well, if it's really yummy bourbon, you should pour it, room temp, into a heavy-bottomed old fashioned glass or snifter, and sip whilst you cook yourself any of the great things mentioned here. Replenish as needed.
It's also good in whipped cream, alongside a slice o pie.
Serve neat along side chocolate caramel candies.
Barbara is a trusted source on General Cooking.
Make Maida Heatter's 86-proof chocolate cake:
My (Anneliese's) bourbon chicken recipe: http://www.jsonline.com...
Thank you everyone for all the great ideas I just might have to buy another bottle or two to try out all these recipes.
I've made this a couple of times and it's wonderful:
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
Plus, DIY versions of 13 other childhood snack faves.
I Can't Stop Eating Goldfish
My Pseudo Wedding Cake
Great Gifts for Mom, Under $100
Why Canned Coconut Milks Are So Different
Save on Our Clever Italian Risotto Pan