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May 2021 COTM Dinner in French: Eggs, Cheese, Salads

by MonicaMadeIt 2 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters from DINNER IN FRENCH: •Eggs •Cheese •Salads If you are the first one to repo...

Call to Action from San Francisco's The Wok Shop

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

The venerable Wok Shop in San Francisco Chinatown has been in business for 54 years. It was vandalized this week for the first time. The owner, Tane Chan, has started a GoFundMe not for herself, bu...

What cookbooks have you bought or do you want? Early 2021 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 5 months ago

The vagaries of 2020 didn’t stop the new-cookbooks pipeline, and surely 2021 will be no different. And then there are all the thousands that have come before, but are new to each of us. What cookin...

May–July 2021 Baking COTM: Yossy Arefi’s Snacking Cakes, Sweeter Off the Vine & Blog

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

Welcome to our May–July 2021 BCOTM, where we’ll be baking our way through Yossy Arefi’s books SNACKING CAKES and SWEETER OFF THE VINE and her baking blog, http://www.apt2bbakingco.com/. You can ...

Beef, It's What's Not For Dinner

by zackly 2 months ago

Commodity beef, especially tender steak cuts, has gotten very expensive recently. I can usually find a well marbled (USDA Choice or higher) steak for under $10.00 lb. but not any more. Decent choic...

All-Clad Graphite Core

by melajoh 2 months ago

Anyone have any experience with the new All-Clad Graphite Core? Just wondering if it's a breakthrough or gimmicky. Thx.

DOTM April 2018: No-Knead Bread

by RainyRamone 3 years ago

Welcome to our Dish of the Month reporting thread for April 2018! Our dish, this month, is No-Knead Bread. No-knead breads have been around a long time, but have recently enjoyed a resurgence ...

Carbonated water maker

by VFish 2 months ago

How do you like your Sodastream or other carbonated beverage maker? I am seriously looking into one. Had read some threads on here about it that were a few years back and have looked up reviews a...

What's For Dinner #451 (May 2021) - May Flowers, etc.

by Amandarama 2 months ago

Happy May Day, one and all! 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 no...

Food52 Acquires Dansk

by patsully 2 months ago

From an email to Food52 users: "We have very happy news to share with you today: Dansk, the company known for its iconic Danish designs—from Kobenstyle enameled-steel pans to teak pepper mills—i...

Chicken Wing prices rising: another pandemic shortage?

by gutreactions 2 months ago

Craving chicken wings? The price of wings is rising fast, according to industry sources. Almost double what they were just a few months ago. Restaurants and markets have had to adjust their menu pr...

Tri-Ply SS vs Tri-Ply Copper Exterior, Aluminium Core and SS Inside

by Cata96 2 months ago

Hey guys, So I've been looking at different pans to use besides my lovely CS Collection as my normal SS pans are quite lousy in terms of quality if we could put it that way... After a bunch of re...

Picking another CS fry pan

tim irvine
by tim irvine 2 months ago

Last night I set about making a comfort food meal of cottage fries, an MR London broil, and a wedge salad. I have two workhorse CS pans, a huge 36 and a 24. As with all Lyonnaise pans, the floors...

Weekly Menu Planning – May 2021

by MidwesternerTT 2 months ago

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

Epicurious to stop publishing beef recipes...

by gutreactions 2 months ago

Epicurious, the Conde Nast food website, has decided to stop publishing recipes using beef. The editors have decided it is better for our planet. Is this the start of a food media revolution? What ...

Baking Ingredient Pantry Storage Containers

by orlybabe 2 months ago

Hi everyone! I am moving into a new apartment soon and am planning the food storage containers. I originally wanted to get Oxo Pop Containers, seemed to be the most widely recommended and popular, ...


by penrichardson 2 years ago

I am still looking at bakeware, and as when I asked before several suggested Pillivuyt and Apilco. For those who have used both these and the Le Creuset (not the CIE, just the ceramic), can you te...

Spring 2021 Cookware Deals

by VFish 4 months ago

I know it isn't technically spring but it will be here before we know it. And we haven't kept up with making deals threads. Anyway, Thermoworks is having a closeout sale on their white Thermope...

Finding a New Fusion Kitchen Knife made in China to Test

by drrayeye 2 months ago

If one visits a typical home kitchen, one would expect to see a Chef’s knife in Europe, a Santoku in Japan, and a Cleaver in China. These three knife profiles are all starting to appear together i...

CAESAR SALAD: Home Cooking Dish of the Month, April 2021

by MelMM 3 months ago

Welcome to April! Spring is in the air, in the form of pollen everywhere. We have a great dish to play with this month, the CAESAR SALAD. Traditionally a very simple salad of romaine, croutons, and...