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These mouthwatering cauliflower bites strike the perfect balance of crispy, yet tender deliciousness. The secret? Vanessa Marigold uses a splash of Everclear in her batter to keep batter light and airy while preserving all the juicy flavor inside. Enjoy with homemade BBQ sauce, or experiment with a whole flight of savory sauces.

2 qts. Fry Oil (Like Peanut or Vegetable)
1/4 C. Cornstarch
1/4 C. Rice Flour
1/4 C. Gluten-Free Oats, Blended
1/4 C. Gluten-Free Flour
1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 tsp. Kosher Salt
3/4 C. Ice Water
1/4 C. Everclear®
1 Head Cauliflower, Cut into Florets

1. In a heavy bottom pan, heat the fry oil to 350°F (180°C).

2. While the oil comes to temperature, combine the flours, baking powder, salt, water and Everclear in a bowl. Whisk until smooth.

3. Cut the head of cauliflower into bite-sized florets.

4. Coat the cauliflower in batter, and fry three to four florets at a time until golden brown (about 6-7 minutes). Remove from oil and let cool on a sheet pan lined with a paper towel. Enjoy with your favorite dipping sauce.