Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Can You Tell What This Is?

32 comments:

Anonymous said...

Whisky? Honey? Sherry? Maple Syrup?

Chef John said...

nope

Jairus said...

ice tea? some sort of cooking oil?

Chef John said...

no, and sort of

Angie ^i^ said...

Filtered, processed, vinegar?

Angie ^i^ said...

Red Palm Oil?

Anonymous said...

apple cider vinegar?

Vicki said...

My 1st thought was Scotch, but...filtered bacon fat?

Chef John said...

Mmmm...filtered bacon fat

Anais said...

two guesses-

Rooibos tea?
Toasted Sesame Oil?

Chef John said...

I LOVE Rooibos tea! But no and no.

Angie ^i^ said...

Hmmm... You didn't post one of my guesses.. oversite or did I guess correctly? LOL

Brucifer said...

biodiesel?

milkshake said...

embalming fluid?

Pocheco said...

Is it meade?

Chef John said...

Okay, this has gone on long enough...

It's smoked paprika oil. I filmed it and will air soon.

Donald said...

It's an old fashioned glass with some kind of dark amber liquid in it...

Oh, and not to be picky Chef, but the fingerprint on the glass tsk tsk...as Ramsay would say...OH C´MON NOW!

greg said...

An old glass of Coke gone really flat?

Anonymous said...

I was going to say macadamia oil

Robert

Connie said...

Koolaid. He he. I know....I read your answer. It looks like jello.

Jairus said...

mm sounds good do you think this would be flexible like being able to make any flavour oil?

Chef John said...

YEs, this technique work for many things. I also made a curry oil.

Anonymous said...

Flavored oils, flavored salts, herb rubs or blends,
freshly made sauces and condiments; things you might find in the kitchen of a savory-savvy chef!

ghanima said...

I was gonna say, "red".

Chef John said...

Thanks to all of you who guessed. To repeat it is smoked paprika oil, and will be demo'd. Stay tuned!

. said...

I cannot wait! Ever since trying some excellent smoked paprika at a local spice merchant (RIP due to shipping costs) I'm hooked on the stuff!

Jairus said...

oh man! (smack smack) thats my mouth savoring the possibilities.

Ricardo said...

It looks like Calvados, but really this is tricky...it could be any of many things...and you know it...You!

Anonymous said...

I want to be optimistic and say that it is a half full glass.

Chef John said...

what a great answer!

Jpp said...

used cooking oil? >=P

Susan said...

I t looks like bourbon