Food Gold: Know Your Raita

Posted on Jun 28th, 2011 by Elliot Aronow

One of my favorite chill out dishes for the summer is Raita, the cucumber and spice spiked yogurt sauce that is omnipresent on Indian and Greek menus the world over. This version is uber basic, although I encourage you freak it out and add things like garlic oil, finely grated carrots, scallions or even raisins. Serve with toasted pita bread, throw on top of a rack of lamb or stir into lentils – this is a very versatile sauce. Read More

Food Gold: Homemade Tomato Sauce

Posted on Feb 24th, 2011 by Elliot Aronow

This week, we are taking you back to culinary boot camp with a delicious, versatile red tomato sauce. The technique is super basic so it is ALL about the quality of your ingredients and your desire to experiment with different combinations of fresh and dried herbs, various cheeses and anything else you happen to have around. After nailing this (trust, you will probably swag out on the first try) you will never eat Prego again.Let’s go! Read More

Food Gold: Real Gs Move In Silence Like (Bechamel) Lasagne (With Mushrooms)

Posted on Jan 5th, 2011 by Elliot Aronow

Welcome back to Food Gold 2k11! This week we getting heavy and hearty with a Grandma classic, lasagne. Our version features the woodsy goodness of four kinds of mushrooms, bright fresh herbs and a delicious mother sauce, the bechamel. I broke things down in a few easy steps so you can keep everything in order as you cook up this treat. My only advice is to make sure to you butter the dish before you throw it in the oven and that you taste as you go on the seasoning front. Aside from that, it’s a breeze. You can do this! I want to see you do this! Read More

Food Gold: Spaghett!

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2010 by Elliot Aronow

Hi Friends! We are going the express route this week and hitting you with a very quick but very helpful technique for all your pasta/saucing needs. Let’s go! Read More

Food Gold: Let’s Get Sauced!

Posted on Oct 13th, 2009 by Elliot Aronow

In celebration of some new videos from Fool’s Gold’s own Duck Sauce, we’re going to do a special all-sauce edition of Food Gold this week. We want liberate you from having to eat (and pay for) the flavorless, soulless, packaged jars of gunk that the man is trying to pass off on you. Yes friends, it’s time to step up your game and get into HOMEMADE SAUCES. On deck we have a trio of delightful, multipurpose condiments that are a snap to create: mayo, parsley salsa verde and for all you lovers out there, the luscious Beurre Blanc. Let’s go! Read More