The Cheesecake Factory: The Unofficial Copycat Recipe Cookbook by JR Stevens1 somewhat misleading star.⭐
Clearly as well as being an assortment of unofficial recipes, these recipes also arent necessarily authentic. There is also not a single photo to accompany any of the recipes either.
I picked up this freebie ebook mainly so I could peruse the dessert recipes since non of the main dishes are items that I have personally tried at The Cheesecake Factory or would necessarily order.
My favorite dish on their menu being the Miso Salmon. It is absolutely yummy.
(above recipe not included)
It didnt take me long to figure out that the Limoncello Cream Torte recipe wasnt authentic to the restaurant version and was also readily available on the internet. Not that this implies it isnt worth a try but for readers looking to replicate that particular dish they are probably going to be disappointed.
The author does provide a legal notice at the beginning that states it doesnt guarantee accuracy of content. So it is up to the reader to decide whether the printed recipe appeals to them or not.
Cant necessarily say that I would recommend this ebook even as a freebie since it is clear that I would have to research any of the desserts I intended to make on the internet for success.
Cheesecake Factory's Cajun Jambalaya Pasta
Shrimp and Chicken Gumbo - Picture of The Cheesecake Factory, Tacoma
This Cajun-inspired dish practically makes itself. Just dump the ingredients in the slow cooker, toss in the shrimp a few minutes before serving and voila! Dinner is served. Add tomatoes, chicken, broth, green pepper, onion, celery, Cajun seasoning, garlic, black pepper, and cayenne pepper to prepared slow cooker. Stir gently with wooden spoon or rubber scraper to combine. Remove lid and stir in shrimp gently with a wooden spoon or rubber scraper.
This recipe was a culmination of several recipes that I ran across through the years. It is time consuming but it is worth it. Note: The roux is probably the most important part of making a gumbo, take your time and you will be rewarded To quote Alton Brown. The darker the color, the richer it will be. I like mine very dark. Chicken, Shrimp, and Sausage Gumbo.
You think Louisiana flavors have to take a lot of effort and I promise this dish will knock your socks off in less than 30 minutes!
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If you are a gumbo expert and just want a recipe, feel free to scroll to the bottom. While this was still in the recipe testing phase, I read pretty much everything on the topic. For best results, I suggest:.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 2 minutes on each side. Remove from pan; let stand 10 minutes. Slice across the grain. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add remaining 5 tablespoons oil to pan. Stir in flour; cook 25 minutes, stirring frequently with a whisk until the color of melted semisweet chocolate.