• Spicy Gruyere Puffs


    ¼ cup unsalted butter
    ½ cup water
    ⅔ cup all-purpose flour
    ½ tsp. salt
    3 eggs, at room temperature
    1 cup gruyere cheese, shredded
    1 Tbsp. fresh thyme
    1 tsp. rosemary
    1 tsp. Danger Zone Hot Sauce


    1.Preheat oven to 400°F.
    2.Butter a large baking sheet.
    3.In a saucepan over medium heat, combine butter and water. Heat until the butter melts and the water boils, about 3 minute.
    4.Add flour and salt, and stir vigorously with a wooden spoon until the mixture leaves the sides of the pan and forms a ball.
    5.Remove from the heat and let cool for 3 minutes.
    6.Add eggs one at a time using a wooden spoon, or an electric mixer on medium speed. Beat well after each addition. The batter should have a dull sheen.
    7.Stir in cheese, thyme, rosemary, and Danger Zone Hot Sauce until well mixed.
    8.Drop batter by rounded tablespoons onto prepared baking sheet, allowing about 2 inches between.
    9.Bake for 15 minutes.
    10.Reduce oven temperature to 350°F
    11.Continue to bake until puffed and golden, about 15 minutes.
    12.Remove from the oven and let cool on the baking sheet set on a rack.
    13.Arrange in a basket or on a tray.
    14.Serve warm or at room temperature.