In the Kitchen — Fried Shallot
Smoky and Sweet Buffalo Chicken Dip
INGREDIENTS 1 rotisserie chicken 1 (12 oz) bottle of hot sauce 1 (16 oz) bottle of ranch 2 tbsp. Smoky Chipotle Cottonseed Oil 2 tbsp. Fried Shallot Cottonseed Oil 6 oz cheddar cheese 16 oz cream cheese 6 oz Monterey jack cheese 1-2 baguette bread, sliced METHOD Preheat oven to 350ºF Shred rotisserie chicken and place in medium bowl. Add the bottle of hot sauce and spread at the bottom of a 3-quart baking dish. In a medium saucepan, combine the cream cheese, ranch dressing, Smoky Chipotle Cottonseed Oil and 1 tbsp. of the Fried Shallot Cottonseed Oil over low heat until...
Fried Shallot Chardonnay Cream Sauce
INGREDIENTS 2 tsp Acala Farms Fried Shallot Cottonseed Oil 1/2 cup minced shallot 1 cup diced pancetta 1 glass chardonnay – Botham Vineyards Latitude 43 recommended 2 cups heavy cream 1 Tbsp chopped parsley METHOD In a sauce pan, fry the minced shallots and diced pancetta with the Acala Farms Fried Shallot Cottonseed Oil over medium heat. Once golden brown, pour in chardonnay and heavy cream. Stir and let simmer for 5 minutes. Add chopped parsley and mix. Serve over pasta al dente topped with shaved romano or parmesan cheese and fresh chopped parsley.
Bacon Baked Mac and Cheese
INGREDIENTS 2 Tbsp Acala Farms Fried Shallot Cottonseed Oil 1 tsp Acala Farms Fresh Roasted Garlic Cottonseed Oil 1/2 cup bacon, chopped 2 Tbsp flour 4 cups heavy cream 1 tsp thyme 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/2 cup shredded swiss cheese 1 cup shredded gruyere cheese 1 lb macaroni noodles 1 head broccoli, cut into florets 1/2 cup bread crumbs Salt and pepper to taste METHOD Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bring a pot of water to boil and par-cook macaroni noodles. Cook chopped bacon in Acala Farms Fresh Roasted Garlic Cottonseed Oil in a large pan. Turn off heat and whisk...
Seared Filet Mignon with Shallot Oil
INGREDIENTS 2 Tbsp black peppercorns 1 tsp salt 4 filet mignon steaks 3 Tbsp Acala Farms Fried Shallot Cottonseed Oil 2 shallots minced (optional) 2 Tbsp cognac Crumbled bleu cheese (optional) METHOD Coat the filets with fresh ground peppercorns and salt. Place a large cast iron or heavy-duty skillet over high heat until a drop of water sizzles on it. Add half of the Acala Farms Fried Shallot Oil, allow it to get very hot and add the steaks. Cook over a high flame for 2-1/2 to 3 minutes for rare, 3 minutes for medium-rare. Flip the steaks, drizzle remaining Acala...