Welcome to NewAmericanFoods.com
... a website I created to share my on-going adventures in food.
Classic recipes with my own personal twist, adventures in culinary school, reviews of favorite restaurants, common cooking terms, cooking methods, food photos, and my blog about my latest job as Hot Line Cook!
This website is a work in progress: I will be adding pages as I create them. To navigate this website, click on any of the following features listed below which will let you know which pages have been updated or are new. Or use the navigation bar at the top of each page. You can easily return to this home page by clicking on the NewAmericanFoods.com banner located at the top of each page.
A little about me
Recipes: An update to a classic: Butternut Squash and Bacon Soup
Favorite restaurants / reviews: New review for Main Bar Sandwich Shop in downtown Sarasota
Culinary school photo page
Common cooking terms: Learn about ROUX
What I've learned in culinary school
Common chef measurements & conversions
Photo Index - A page of just photos: recipes, terms, knife cuts, reviews. Eventually, some photos will link to: a recipe, term, culinary class or restaurant review while some will be previews of pages to come.
Indgredient Identification - will feature rare ingredients and their descriptions, uses, & where to find them.
Ask Lauren - where I will answer any of your culinary questions
Check out my contact page to see other ways of connecting with my Adventures in Food!
This website is best viewed using Firefox or Safari web broswers.
I am in the process of making it look great on Internet Explorer too, stay tuned!
All photos, text, webdesign, & graphics included on this website are property of Lauren McElroy.