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To cook or not to cook (pizza sauce)?

by loulilah 1 day ago

Hello chowhounds, please help! I've got to make enough sauce for 20 people and a make-your-own pizza party. Is traditional sauce cooked or no? There are so many conflicting answers online! Uncooked...


Meatloaf recipe for the unadventurous?

by ninrn 4 days ago

I want to take a meatloaf over to neighbors I don’t know all that well. I have limited experience eating or making meatloaf, so I could use some tips and/or recipes. Their son tells me meatloaf is ...


Home Cooking Dish of the Month - November 2019 NOMINATIONS

by LulusMom 3 hours ago

It’s nomination time here at Dish of the Month! What dish sounds especially exciting to cook together this month? So many interesting nominations in the past year that came close to being Dish of t...

spicy peanut lime noodles

by elena 13 years ago

since leaving ithaca, i've been missing macro mamas at the farmer's market. they made the best spicy peanut lime noodles. i've been searching for a good recipe to make at home (the cold salad ty...



by VFish 3 days ago

I have some silicone coated whisks and would like to get plain SS whisks. When I purchased the Silver7 saucier, they were also having a sale on their Sur la Table metal whisks and they looked good...

Jaques Pepin's knife

by Boltz2000 13 years ago

I was aked to re-post this message on this board: Does anyone know exactly which knife Jacques Pepin uses for chopping on his PBS show? I use a Wüsthof-Trident 10-inch chef's but it doesn't have ...

Weekly Menu Planning October 2019

by MidwesternerTT 26 days ago

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


Presto pressure cooker parts

by Fritz 13 hours ago

Has anyone "resealed" their old Presto with parts kits available?

Home Cooking Dish of the Month - October 2019 NOMINATIONS

by herby 1 month ago

Welcome to the nomination thread for October 2019 Dish of the Month! If you’re new here, or if you just want a refresher, please read the **starred** notes, at the end of this post, about what c...

Home Cooking Dish of the Month - October 2019 VOTING

by herby 25 days ago

Thank you all for participating in this nominations round! Twenty + diverse dishes were nominated and two very different dishes emerged as contenders for October 2019 DOTM: (1) falafel, and (2) map...

FALAFEL - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, October 2019

by herby 20 days ago

Please use this thread to report on falafel that you make this month and in many months to follow. In your reports, do share ingredients, methods, sources, inspirations, successes and failures, pho...

What’s for Dinner #432 (October 2019) - Fall

by sallyt 20 days 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? Phot...


Demeyere Atlantis saucier (conical saute / sauteuse)

by VFish 3 days ago

I have decided I really needed a saucier and after much searching, finally settled on Demeyere again. I still have the big potential for warping on my glass electric cooktop, plus I like the rivet...


Thai cooking

by codmeister 9 hours ago

The purpose of this post is to share my frustration and gain some wisdom from a recent mistake I think I made. I have a great recipe for a Thai red curry dish I have made and loved. This last tim...


Demeyere Industry 5 Steamer Insert

by justin89k 12 hours ago

I just snagged an open box (unused) Demeyere 5 Plus 8qt stocker for $90 on the bay. It still has stickers on it. I'm feeling pretty good. This will be the largest pot in my batterie. I also have...


NOVEMBER 2019 Cookbook of the Month VOTING

by ad7yn 17 hours ago

Hi everyone, it's time to vote on the next Cookbook of the Month! For November, we will choose between NOW AND AGAIN: GO TO RECIPES, INSPIRED MENUS + ENDLESS IDEAS FOR REINVENTING LEFTOVERS by Juli...

Why won't these split peas soften?

by efdee 9 years ago

I have made (dried) yellow split pea soup many times from a very simple recipe that doesn't require any soaking, and only about an hour's cooking. (It says.) But whatever I do, I get crunchy soup. ...

How to use liquid left from carnitas made in crock-pot?

by springleaf 8 years ago

This is the first time I've made slow-cooker carnitas, and there is a lot of great liquid at the bottom. How can I use it? I guess in soup, or would it be too fatty? Anything else?

Autumn 2019 Cookware Deals & Delights

by am47 20 days ago

Since it's now officially fall, autumn, herbst... take your pick, figured we should get around to starting another of these threads. So, with that in mind, I'll post the best deal I've found recent...

Ideas for Storing/Hanging Pots & Pans in Small Apt

by manolotraveler 10 days ago

Hey everyone - I'm moving in a few weeks and wanted to get some ideas for how to store my collection of copper and carbon steel pans. Also thought it'd be fun to gather pictures of peoples' collec...