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Could You Cook For Gordon Ramsay Without Being Yelled At?

~please don't call me an idiot sandwich~

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Gordon Ramsay ― the shit-talking chef who knows what he likes and isn't afraid to show it.

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When he likes something, he really likes it ― but when he doesn't, he isn't afraid to tell you (YOU DONKEY!).

So, do you think you have what it takes to impress Gordon with your cooking skills? Let's find out...

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    Medium-rare steak is cooked to 120-130°F.

    Anything above that temperature would be pushing into the medium territory which is NOT what Gordon would want. Learn more about cooking steaks here.

    Medium-rare steak is cooked to 120-130°F.
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    A béarnaise is a classic sauce typically served over steak.

    It's made with clarified butter, egg yolks, vinegar, and herbs. If you put red wine in it, Gordon would NOT be happy (and would probably throw it in the trash, TBH). Learn how to make it here.

    A béarnaise is a classic sauce typically served over steak.
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    A Gordon-worthy dice is a cube that measures half an inch on all sides.

    Learn how to do it here.

    A Gordon-worthy dice is a cube that measures half an inch on all sides.
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    A Gordon-worthy julienne is a matchstick that measures 1/8 inch by 1/8 inch by one to two inches long.

    Learn how to do it here.

    A Gordon-worthy julienne is a matchstick that measures 1/8 inch by 1/8 inch by one to two inches long.
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    Mirepoix is made with one part celery, one part carrot, and two parts onion...

    And don't you dare mess it up, DONKEY! Learn how to make it here.

    Mirepoix is made with one part celery, one part carrot, and two parts onion...
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    To sweat vegetables, cook them in a small amount of fat until just softened.

    If you get any browning on them (which means you messed up and sautéed them), Gordon will NOT be happy. Learn how to do it here.

    To sweat vegetables, cook them in a small amount of fat until just softened.
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    To deglaze a pan, add liquid (usually wine) to remove the brown bits.

    This gives sauces a ton of flavor ― and wasting the brown bits would be a sure way to make Gordon angry. Learn how to do it here.

    To deglaze a pan, add liquid (usually wine) to remove the brown bits.
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    Jalapeño pepper
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    Poblano peppers are not very hot.

    They have an earthy flavor similar to bell peppers. When they're dried, they're called ancho chilis. Learn more about them here.

    Poblano peppers are not very hot.
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    Paprika is not very hot.

    It has a smoky, sweet flavor with little heat. Learn more about it here.

    Paprika is not very hot.
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    A New York strip steak is from the short loin of a cow.

    It's a tender cut of meat that's perfect for grilling. Learn more about it here.

    A New York strip steak is from the short loin of a cow.
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Could You Cook For Gordon Ramsay Without Being Yelled At?

Gordon thinks you're a donkey

You really messed up this time. Get it together, chef!

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Gordon does not approve of your cooking

Keep practicing and you'll be cooking Gordon-worthy meals in no time. You got this!

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Gordon approves of your cooking

He may not be ~overly~ impressed by it, but he's totally into it (which is a huge accomplishment). Great work, chef!

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Gordon not only approves of your cooking, he loves it

You really did it! Great work, chef!

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