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Announcement expected on Monday re: outdoor dining returning to more of California

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 hour ago

"BREAKING: a source close to CA gov @GavinNewsom confirms to @KCBSRadio that all regional #StayAtHome orders will end tomorrow. ICU capacity projected 15%+ over next 4 weeks. Most counties bac...


Induction vs copper/gas

by dcole 8 hours ago

I have long been in need of new skillets/fry pans. I have a great Demeyere “searing pan” which seems as thick as the Proline skillets, just very short sides. The rest are cast iron, carbon steel ...

Diana's Table: Korean homecooking youtube channel

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 hours ago

Diana Kang shares her 40 years of homecooking experience on "Diana's Table", a new youtube channel that launched in September. A friend from Korea recommended it to me. I've only had time to watch ...


Staub Frying Pan Convex On The Inside?

by KevPang 17 hours ago

Hi Guys, Got this 28cm Staub Frying Pan about 2 months ago. Cooked with it a few times, but I realized something: 1) Base is not completely flat, if I tap on the edge of the pan with some pr...


Iittala Tools cookware - anyone with experience using this ?

by CHSeifert 23 hours ago

I just stumbled upon these pans and pots from Iittala called ‘Tools’ I think they used to be made by Hackmann, but are now under the Finnish brand Iittala. They have a smashingly good lookin...


Kouign-Amann-Where to find in DC

by flobow 1 day ago

Had kouign amann in Montreal a couple years ago and loved it. Searching for any good bakeries in DC that sell it. Thanks!


Mincemeat Cake

by Querencia 1 day ago

Now after the holidays we may find mincemeat marked way down in price (at my store it went from $9 a jar to $2.25) so this is the time to bake this cake that takes a whole jar. It is elegant; I hav...


San Marzano canned tomatoes

by brooklynbabe 1 day ago

What is your favorite brand? How important is DOP stamp?


How can I fix my blah chicken chili?

by laredo 1 day ago

I made this last night expecting a good out come, but there was very little flavor and I have a big pot left! I would love some ideas before I start messing with it and totally ruin it What I d...


Violet recipes

by kim2001 1 day ago

I recently got a small bottle of culinary violet extract as a gift. It smells amazing, but I cant find any recipes using it. I know I can always add it to whipped cream and things like that, but do...


'Manhattan-style': what does this mean exactly?

by gutreactions 1 day ago

You hear this expression so often attached to descriptions of restaurants and their menus. I think the label is often meant to lure customers in. Might work if you are an out-of-towner. But what is...

Winter Clearance Sale @ Cooks' Junction, Los Altos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 days ago

Passing along the flyer for the winter clearance sale at Cooks' Junction in Los Altos, CA. Cooks' Junction 261 Main Street Los Altos CA 94022 650-941-6530 https://www.instagram.com/cooksjun...


Copper Woks?

by lize_bird 3 days ago

I'm confused about why this would even exist. Aren't they reactive? And not great for high heat?


Cast Iron or Enameled grill pan for fish

by starzzz 4 days ago

I caught an episode of Gino D’Acampo on YouTube where he grills a fish, similar to a Sardine, in what appears to be an cast iron enameled pan e.g Le Creuset/Staub or similar. The general consens...


A delectable and hearty Cantonese soup for a frigid Winter's day!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 4 days ago

Confronting with the coldest day of this Winter, for dinner, I decided to combat this frigid weather by making my most favorite soup from the Cantonese repertoire - A renowned rustic and hearty cre...


February 2021 Cookbook of the Month VOTING

by islandmermaid 4 days ago

Welcome to another Cookbook of the Month (COTM) vote! Here are our nominees! I included links to a profile on each author, the author's web site, and a selection of recipes available online. JU...


Portable induction plate recommendations

by JohnLearnsToCook 5 days ago

After many happy years with my Bosch induction hob, I have moved countries and until my wife and I find a place to buy (which may be a few years, as it depends on how well kids settle at school), I...


Home Cooking Dish of the Month - NOMINATIONS, February 2021

by herby 5 days ago

Welcome to nominations thread for February dish of the month! February is a good month in my book - the days are getting longer, the lowest temperatures are behind us, and it is short -:) So, wh...


Tried and true onion roll recipe?

Dave MP
by Dave MP 6 days ago

My mom wants to make homemade onion rolls (like the kind that's used for deli sandwiches). I'd love to know if anyone has a tried and true recipe that works? A quick google search uncovers some pos...


New santoku out

by Eiron 6 days ago

The new owner picked out beautiful Ipe for the handle and requested a stunning custom coral colored mosaic pin fill. :-) The mysterious "MM&M" monogram on the back will have people pondering its m...