March 2020

General Tso’s Sauce

Don’t want to hear the backstory? Jump straight to the recipe. Zuo Zongtang (General Tso) was born in 1812 during the Qing Dynasty in Xiangyin, China. He rose to great power in his life in the military and government. The origins of General Tso’s chicken are disputed, but it was definitely never created or consumed by Zuo Zongtang. Most people believe that the General Tso’s chicken recipe was created during the 1970s in New York City. There are a lot of people that claim to have invented the recipe for General… Read More »General Tso’s Sauce

The Best Vegan Ranch Dressing

I am not a vegan (or event a vegetarian), but try to keep a plant-based diet whenever possible. I used to be a huge fan of “Just Ranch” from Hampton Creek, but it is impossible to find now due to some internal issues at that company. For the past few months I have been working on a formula for the perfect substitute. Luckily, the same source from the Outback Honey Mustard recipe sent me their bulk ranch dressing recipe. I scaled this and combined it with a few other recipes… Read More »The Best Vegan Ranch Dressing