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Home Cooking Dish of the Month - NOMINATIONS, March 2020

by MelMM 3 days ago

Time to set your crumpets down for a few minutes and nominate some dishes for March. The goal of DOTM is for us to make dishes that expand our boundaries as cooks, whether it be an unfamiliar cuisi...


How Safe Is the New Teflon?

by obillo 1 day ago

The safety of non-stick cookware coatings is a vexed question. Anyone interested in this issue should look at “The Devil We Know,” a documentary on Netflix. Teflon was made with Perfluorooctanoic a...


Expanding my salad repertoire

by highlyunlikely 1 day ago

Hi CH'ers! I love salads, particularly the ones listed below - but am hoping to broaden my horizons a bit. Looking for interesting and inspiring salad recipes - warm or cold or room temperature -...


Is it normal for the temperature of my frying pan to crash when I add a bit of liquid?

by cheesyonion 3 hours ago

I've got a 28 cm Zwilling Sensation frying pan (aka Demeyere Industry 5), and I have noticed recently that, with more sauce-based dishes, whenever I add the liquid/tomatoes, the temperature of the ...

Weekly Menu Planning - February 2020

by MidwesternerTT 26 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in February. “The torch of love is lit in the kitchen.” (a French saying) How will your food light up the days for you an...


Any "go-to" seitan "bratwurst" recipes?

by CookingChemicalEngineer 1 day ago

Hi, I've made a few varieties of seitan for my daughter, usually a silken tofu + wheat gluten mixture with a few spices to make something akin to chicken breast. Today I got some of my favorit...

ENGLISH MUFFINS AND CRUMPETS - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, February, 2020

by LulusMom 23 days ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for February 2020. Our dish this month is English Muffins and Crumpets. Apparently making English Muffins at home isn’t difficult, and they are supposed to tast...

What are you baking these days? February 2020 - Tenth Anniversary Edition!

by buttertart 24 days ago

Hello everyone! Jumping the gun a little on February, because it marks the 10th anniversary of What Are You Baking! Hard to believe it's been that long. I'm happy to have started it and ha...


The best box grater out there? Your choice!

by CHSeifert 2 days ago

I'm looking to get the best box grater out there. I'm making more salads these days and also like to make squash/zucchini pancakes. I'm looking at the Cuisipro box grater. Link: https://www.a...

Seeking the REAL "Brooklyn Style" Cannoli Recipe

by vtheory 10 years ago

I have a serious Cannoli recipe problem, which I've been unable to resolve for several years. As many cannoli-philes have probably figured out, none of the recipes posted online or on this forum a...

Is this pitting in my copper pan?

by cheesyonion 8 days ago

I've got a new Falk copper rondeau, and I've noticed that there is a mark on the stainless steel inside. I can feel it (albeit slightly) when I rub my finger past it, but I don't know what it is. C...

February 2020 COTM: Announcement

by MelMM 1 month ago

It was neck and neck for a while, but the combo of KACHKA and SUPRA pulled ahead at the end of voting for the win. Reporting threads will go up on Feb 1. In the meantime, use this thread for discus...

February 2020 COTM: KACHKA - Mangal, Homestyle Dishes, Showstoppers, Desserts

by MelMM 22 days ago

Use this post to report on recipes from the following chapters of KACHKA: The Mangal pp. 237-257 Homestyle Dishes pp. 261-282 Showstoppers pp. 287-307 Desserts pp. 311-345 Per Chowhound ru...


Watery egg salad

by michele3968 1 day ago

My egg salad is awesome when first made & I use reg. miracle whip mustard onions spice by a.m. its like soup what 2 do?

What's For Dinner #436 (February 2020) - Winter!

by Amandarama 19 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...


Storing Pickled Jalapeno Vinegar

by sbbodcderf 3 days ago

I have a lot of leftover pickled jalapeno vinegar and regular pickle vinegar. Do they need to be refrigerated?

Le Creuset enamel pots: problems

by erialc 4 years ago

I have several Le Creuset pots which I use for just about everything -- making jam, soup, pasta, etc. I am always careful to use wooden utensils, never metal. And I've never boiled any pots dry. I'...

February 2020 COTM: Kachka - Drinks, Pickles, Pantry

by MelMM 22 days ago

Use this post to report on recipes from the following chapters of KACHKA: Infusions, Cocktails, and Other Drinks pp. 21-67 Pickles pp. 68-91 Pantry pp. 351-363 Per Chowhound rules, do not p...

February 2020 COTM: SUPRA - Meat, Poultry, Fish

by MelMM 22 days ago

Use this post to report on recipes from the following chapters of SUPRA: Meat Dishes pp. 96-121 Poultry Dishes pp. 122-141 Fish Dishes pp. 142-153 Per Chowhound rules, do not post a recipe ...