One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer

I had dinner at the Ouisi Bistro in Vancouver this past Saturday and was excited to see their Saturday drink special is any special from the rest of the week except Wednesday. Further to this, the Friday special at the Ouisi is One Bourbon, One Scotch, and One Beer, all for 13.75. The special includes … Continued

Gumbo: What Color is Your Roux?

Mine looks something like this, at least, this time… We made gumbo the other night using a roux of 3/4 c oil and 3/4 cup flour, cooked over medium – medium-low heat for approximately 35 minutes, give or take a shot of bourbon… The results were pleasing to the eye and provided a very nice … Continued

Corn Maque Choux

One of our favourite Vancouver restaurants, the Ouisi Bistro , recently added corn maque choux to their menu. To our delight, I found a recipe online, courtesy of Emeril Lagasse, 2001 (the food network). The bourbonhours staff doctored up the recipe with a little lagniappe, noted below. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 cups corn … Continued