What condiments defaults/best suits meat?
- cookiemonster_ph Jul 28, 2009 06:44 AM
I love cooking meat next to baking.
My concern is I have condiments here that I rarely use such as Italian seasoning, nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, and a lot more.
Since I usually cook meat, what is the condiments that you can mostly use when cooking meat?
Buh? That's a really broad question. What kind of "meat?" The "condiments" you listed are spices, not condiments. What kind of cooking are you doing? What kind of cooking do you prefer?
Roast or Grilled Chicken - Depending on what I'm mamking, I've used the following;
sea salt pepper, lime, lemon, garlic powder, smokey paprika, butter, olive oil, sometimes, herbs de provence, harissa, red pepper. Not all at the same time of course.
Why not find a use for the spices that you already have? Nutmeg and cinnamon are great additions to lamb and beef. Add some cumin to your cinnamon and turmeric and you can have curry.
It really depends on what you're making. If you're doing a stew then the italian seasoning and a bit of cinammon will be useful. If its a curry then the tumeric & cumin will give a nice flavor. Just remember to cook these spices first as you want as much flavor from them as possible.
I've only used nutmeg added to the stuffing for a roast chicken.
I'm not sure if you mean spices or condiments, which are concoctions of ingredients and include spices.
Condiments = ketchup, mustard, relish, horseradish sauce, cocktail sauce, chutneys, dressings (creamy & vinaigrettes), get the picture?
It looks like you're looking for spices. I like to use rubs. Cape Herb rub mixes are great . The blends are unique and they are very reasonably priced. I also like Urban Accent meal starters. They are rubs/spices for specific dishes. The Cape Herb is on clearance sale here, they call them Elements of Spice. http://www.freshapproachdietstore.com...
If you're really looking for condiments, try mixing a paste of chopped garlic and mustard - whole grain or stone ground is great. Rub it all over the meat before you cook it. And my all time favorite condiment is Tracklements Cranberry Sauce with Port. You can really taste the port in it. Yum!
I guess I should post the disclaimer that I no longer eat meat, but I do cook it for others.
Thank you for your inputs.
Yeah,I have those spices.
And I am also looking for something unique (a condiment) for meat.