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December 2020 Cookbook of the Month: FOOD52 WEBSITE

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 4 days ago

In December, we’ll be cooking from the FOOD52 WEBSITE. This thread will cover both discussion of and reporting on recipes from https://food52.com/recipes, so don’t hesitate to post about either fro...


First Time Thanksgiving Turkey

by mmdt 4 days ago

Hello Friends, I am cooking a deboned skin on turkey breast for our very small Thanksgiving. I picked it up from the butcher and when I cut off the string to marinate as instructed, the whole thin...

Ratatouille, the musical, is coming...

by gutreactions 4 days ago

It is one of my favorite culinary-themed movies from 2007, albeit animated, and it is being turned into a musical. Might be just the therapy we need right now...


Cold Sesame Noodles

by workintheater 5 days ago

I was saddened to read about the closing of Sammy's Noodles in the West Village. They served the most delicious, substantial and unusual (for NY) cold sesame noodles I've ever eaten: thick, ropy no...



by mike0989 5 days ago

Looking for a backup butter recommendation. I have been using Straus, but avaiablity has been spotty recently here on the Central Coast. Any favorites that I should consider?


Tramontina cookware - full price vs. Walmart

by J_526 5 days ago

I've seen discussion on here in some old posts regarding how Tramontina Tri-Ply cookware sets sold at Walmart for a fraction of the price are the same exact pots and pans that Tramontina sells at f...


How to recreate your lost family recipes

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 days ago

" . . . You, too, can use sensory memory, oral history, and historical detective work to better understand, or to recreate, family or cultural dishes that you connect with. Whether you have a trove...


In Need Of A Butcher In Greenwood Indiana

by SBeasley7734 5 days ago

I was wanting to make some blood sausage and I don't know anywhere in the Greenwood, Indiana area that would sell any fresh blood. Can anyone help me?


Prunes in armagnac

by karykat 6 days ago

I'm planning to make some prunes in armagnac as a holiday gift. I've looked at a few recipes. A couple just dump the armagnac on prunes. But it looks like the traditional way is to steep the pru...

Ellen Straus’ Pie Crust Recipe

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

Sharing the rich pie crust recipe from the matriarch of the Straus family . . . if you can't get Straus butter where you're located, you'll need to find a substitute that matches the 85% butterfat ...


Roasting a bone-in turkey breast

by sophia519 6 days ago

I have a 7 lb bone-in turkey breast I am planning to roast in the oven on Thanksgiving. However, I don’t have a roasting pan and am confused about what to cook it in. Should I use a disposable foil...


Mutton, anyone?

by terry94705 6 days ago

I’ve always been curious about mutton, but two butchers and one farmers market stand have told me they don’t know where to get it. Does anyone here know where to find it in the east bay? (Just wa...


Thanksgiving for 2

by wildcat869 6 days ago

DH and I are hunkering down at home for Thanksgiving. I am out of work (again) due to a government mandated shutdown caused by COVID (again) So, I will have plenty of time to cook! What's on yo...


Kitchen butane torch

by VFish 6 days ago

Hello, I am looking for a good quality kitchen torch. It seems to be a tall order, a lot of them seem to be junk. But I am wanting a kitchen friendly smaller torch than our large heavy propane to...

Pancetta and Guanciale

by spiffcleanser 7 days ago

I really have two questions. The first is where to find the best pancetta and guanciale in the Boston area. This second is whether anyone has any experiences to share making their own and where the...

Low and Slow Thanksgiving Turkey

by walker 8 days ago

I've never tried the low and slow method, have you? Any advice? I love the Petrini roasted turkey recipe I've posted here before. (At the beginning, you make a paste of butter, white pepper,...

December 2020 Dish of the Month - Nominations

by MelMM 8 days ago

Time for nominations for our December Dish of the Month. With COVID cases spiking, the only thing that is certain about this holiday season is that it will be unlike any other. How does this affect...

Poaching a whole turkey

by Amandarama 8 days ago

I am only cooking for two and the turkey I ordered is still probably too large for us to reasonably deal will, so I was thinking about cooking it this weekend, portioning it for the freezer, and th...

Holiday Treats 2020

by sallyt 8 days ago

Hi everyone, let's talk about making candy, cookies, treats, etc. for yourself, family, friends and neighbors, whatever your cause for celebrating may be! Even in this SD time, I plan to dr...

"Gather": free online film screening & discussion, 11/21, 2pm PST

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 days ago

"Join us on Saturday, Nov 21 at 2 PM PST for a virtual film screening and community discussion of the critically acclaimed Indigenous food documentary, Gather. @gatherfilm is an intimate portrait o...