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Home Made – 'Buddha Jumps Over The Wall' (佛跳墙)

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 16 hours ago

To some of my non-Asian chow-friends, this might be one of the weirdest named Chinese dish you will come across. To some of my Asian chow-friends, they will recognize the inclusion of this dish in ...


What's For Dinner #446 (December 2020) - Jack Frost Nipping At Our Noses

by Amandarama 17 hours ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? ...


Meatloaf Tips

by Proud4life 18 hours ago

What are your guy’s meatloaf tips? I currently have one in the oven and it just is not getting brown, any suggestions?

"Hangry" customer @ Panchita's Pupuseria #2 (San Francisco Mission District)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 19 hours ago

Caught on tape: "She grabbed a jug of five-pound hand sanitizer and launched it at me while I was holding my son," says Vargas. If anyone recognizes this perp, let SFPD know. Meanwhile, please ...


What are you baking these days? December 2020 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 21 hours ago

We've hit that biggest of multi-holiday months, and pandemic notwithstanding, I expect many of us will be giving our ovens a workout. What’s going in yours?


Classic Enameled Stockpot with tight lid versus "waterless" cookware

by treflelilac 21 hours ago

I recently bought a 6 qt. 360 cookware "waterless" stockpot and used it to simmer down a turkey carcass over a 48 hour period and didn't have to keep checking it to add water. I am looking for an a...


Your Top Recipe

by Proud4life 23 hours ago

Everybody has that one dish they are known for- what’s yours? Mine is chicken tikka masala using this recipe (https://cafedelites.com/chicken-tikka-masala/) I practically have it memorized at th...


Fancy tinned seafood - ideas?

by becwells 23 hours ago

On a whim I purchased 2 tins of La Brujula Conservas squid in oil (Chipirones), 1 tin of La Brujula Conservas razorshell clams, and 2 tins of Matiz octopus in oil. I've never cooked with these b...


Mexican Restaurant Chips and (what) Salsa?

by zackly 1 day ago

I would assume this differs regionally but around here Mexican restaurants bring you fried corn tortilla chips and salsa when you are seated, gratis. My favorite restaurant serves three types of s...


Christmas and Covid

by Proud4life 1 day ago

What’s everyone doing about Christmas this year? I’ve made the choice to dial back the amount of baked goods I make, as cookie swaps and parties probably won’t be happening. Typically, I see my nan...


How Can You Make The Beef Mince In The Sausage Roll Extra Soft And Moist?

by Jacqui22_ 1 day ago

If i knead the beef mince in the panade and saute' onions and herbs for longer, will the meat be extra moist and soft and not so tough or chewy?


MOLE - December 2020 Dish of the Month

by MelMM 2 days ago

In a nail-biter of a voting round, we chose MOLE as our Dish of the Month for December. This is kind of special for me, as I often make mole around Christmas. We have a lot of variety to choose fro...


Stainless steel oval roaster options?

Sid Post
by Sid Post 3 days ago

If my search overlooked something, please point me to it! I'm looking for a preferably stainless multi-ply oval covered roaster. I'm open to other materials but I prefer the durability of stain...


Two more knives go home!

by Eiron 3 days ago

Husband-and-wife knife pair done! The small one is a 4" (105mm) paring knife with African mahogany handle and forest green metallic pin fill. The larger one is a 6" (155mm) santoku with Caribbean ...


Beef Stock

by oliveoyll 3 days ago

Can someone give me information on how to make my own rich tasting beef stock that isn't watery and doesn't cost a fortune to make. I see a lot of recipes for it that contain tomato paste, lots of...


What is this mortar & pestle?

by bloodboy 4 days ago

Does anyone know what type of mortar & pestle this is? I can't seem to find any information on Google. Someone I work with just acquired this and I saw it on her website. I'm not sure what it's ...


Any artisan J-knives with a Kramer like blade profile?

by CHSeifert 4 days ago

I’m so fond of the Kramer blade profile, that it’s my preferred blade profile on a gyuto and a santoku. Whether it’s the Kramer Meiji or Kramer Damascus, doesn’t matter, I own both and they hav...


What to do with bell peppers?

by laredo 4 days ago

I have five red, yellow, and orange bell peppers that I need to use/freeze today. I bought them a couple of weeks ago without a specific use in mind. I would like to make a salad with some and fr...


Shio Koji - where to buy?

by roho1 4 days ago

Hi all, has anyone seen Shio Koji in stores in Vancouver (ideally Fairview/Kitsilano area but willing to drive out further if needed)? I’ve checked out a few T&T locations but no luck.


Weekly Menu Planning - December 2020

by MidwesternerTT 5 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in December. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always ...