Tag: Elliot Arronow

Food Gold Tool Time Special #1: Mandoline

Posted on Feb 9th, 2012

Seeing that a lot of DJs/producers/gear heads read this site the FG gang and I decided to start up a monthly gadget edition of Food Gold for those of you (and we hope there are many) who want to know about kitchen tools of the trade.

You have my word there won’t be any frumpy tricknology like your Aunt’s “bagel guillotine” or “pickle picker“. We are going to stick to the most crucial tools, the things you will buy once and use for the next ten years across many, many meals.

Short and sweet: if you are eating a lot of fruits and veggies you should get a mandoline. Read More

Food Gold: Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter and Arugula

Posted on Feb 1st, 2011

One of the questions I get asked a lot when it comes to home cooking  on a weeknight is how one can take pre-made, store bought items like ravioli and take them to another dimension of deliciousness. This week on Food Gold, we are going to offer an elegant response to that question using Trader Joe’s Giotto’s Butternut Squash Ravioli, some butter and some fresh arugula. Most people don’t think to cook arugula and use it the same way you would fresh spinach, but if you can take the leap of faith with us you won’t be disappointed. Here, the sweetness of the butternut squash is offset by the funky, slightly bitter notes of arugula and a delicious, nutty sauce comprised of little more than unsalted butter and some pasta water. It’s a winner for sure. Let’s go! Read More