Smokey and charred with just a hint of sweetness to entice the taste buds – yes, we are talking about our beloved bourbon!
While you might not be an aficionado; a bourbon-spiked casserole will crumble in your mouth in the most delightful way possible. If your dish of choice is a casserole, it becomes all the more important that the amalgamation of spices stands out.
Adding bourbon tends to augment the flavor of food, more so if one of the ingredients used is a sweet potato. The flavor of a sweet potato is distinctive and has a moist touch to it. It is likely to enhance the overall taste of a dish it is used in.
The flavor of bourbon melts with a thick stew and brings out an unexpected and scrumptious palate.
But hold on!
Take note of these few pointers while cooking with bourbon –
-It is essential to be cautious while zeroing-in on your brand of bourbon. The rule of thumb here is what may not taste good as a drink, will end up doing zilch for your dish!
-Time and temperature factored in the course of cooking are also imperative. It depends on whether the platter would be smoked or the bourbon will primarily be for marinating. It is the right recipe that will impart a velvety texture to your stew!
-Bourbon has a distinctly sweet flavor. So unless you want your fare to be a honeyed drizzle, make sure to add an acidic component to balance flavors. This point is even more critical while using bourbon as a marinade.
-If you are thinking how much Bourbon to add while cooking, it will have to be discerned from other added components. If you are overgenerous, then the tang of other ingredients may be quelled. On the other hand, being frugal with this spirit may deprive your food of the rich goodness that it has to offer.
These are just a few things to look out for, while you add Bourbon to your dishes.
And now, let us talk about the richness of Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole!
A Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole can be that little something that pairs comfortably with an elaborate spread served in lunch or dinner. It could be a simple yet special dish, easily elevated with the addition of Bourbon in this age-old recipe.
While it is likely that in the course of preparation, the alcohol might evaporate; however, with the right method of preparation, the richness of the bourbon’s smokiness lingers.
Here are the ingredients you will need to prepare a delicious Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole –
While the list of ingredients may seem lengthy, the recipe for this casserole is deceptively simple!
This is how you can whip it up easily -
While the casserole will be as delectable as it comes, preparing it is also an absolute cakewalk! So, if you are browsing through recipe ideas where bourbon is championed, this casserole can just be the one.
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