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What to do with leftover braising liquid/sauce?

by Tom from Durham 15 years ago

A few days ago I braised short ribs in wine, stock, some vegetables, and some spices. When the short ribs were done, I reduced the braising liquid by about half and used it to sauce the ribs. Now t...

I like to play with my food!

by ChiliDude 15 years ago

When you prepare food, do you religiously follow a recipe or do you innovate. I belong to the "What If..." school of cooking. This penchant for innovation drives my wife bonkers. She says that if...

Butternut squash sauce for ravioli

by Doreen 15 years ago

Looking for a great squash sauce to use for home made ravioli (cheese style). Any other suggestions besides roasting the squash.....some roasted garlic, shallots??? pureed??? suggestions would be ...

Pasta Fagioli

by gaby 15 years ago

I would love to master this dish...anyone with a great recipe? Thanks!

Charity event recipes sought

by Greg Spence 15 years ago

I'm catering a party for a charity event next month in Austin. The menu will be centered around a Mexican parillada (sp?) or mixed grill. I'll be grilling shrimp, chorizos, kid goat, fajitas and ...

Curry Powders

by tina 15 years ago

Can you or have you ever combined two different brands of stroe-bought curry powder to put in a dish? What would be some of the concerns if I do?

What I ended up doing with my duck legs

by Fatemeh 15 years ago

I posted yesterday about a prep for duck legs that took less time than braising. I ended up with a sear-steam-broil method that worked quite well. To start, I seasoned the duck liberally with sal...

Ceviche - w/ white fish and green olives

by WildSwede 15 years ago

Had a version of Ceviche when in Chicago that was out of this world!! Wondering if anyone has a recipe for it? Thanks! Lisa

Simmering yogurt mystery-- can you or can't you do it?

by Spade 15 years ago

I've read never to simmer yogurt as it will seperate. I'd already confirmed this independently with a couple of Indian recipe disasters. However, I constantly see recipes that have you bring yogur...

marinated tofu recipe needed

by Weiszguy 15 years ago

Anyone have a good marinade for tofu? I'm trying to eat more of it and to get my son more into it... both of us prefer our tofu with some flavor, instead of plain. I'm looking for something easy ...

Sauce to top meat ravioli

by Shorts 15 years ago

Im having meat ravioli tonight - what's a good sauce on top of it besides a red sauce? Thanks, David

To poster "CF" - a request

by kim shook 15 years ago

Below you posted a delicious sounding set of directions for how you roast a chicken. I am going to try your method and would like to know what kind of sauce/jus you prepare to go with the chicken....

Silky, Creamy, Decadent....

by Funwithfood 15 years ago

It is tradition that I make a chocolate dessert for Valentine's Day for my Sweetheart (I give some to my husband too! {tee-hee}). Does anyone have a killer recipe which is heavy on chocolate, is ...

Chocolate Raspberry Cake

by Jeanne 15 years ago

Does anyone have a good recipe for a chocolate cake with a raspberry filling? I'm open to a light and airy cake or rich and fudgy. I've tried a variety of recipes, but can't find what I'm looking f...

Valentine Picnic - Menu Suggestions?

by berrybrain 15 years ago

I'm going on a picnic (at night - so it will be dark, but we'll have a fire) to the beach for Valentine's day, but can't really come up with any great menu ideas. Brownies will definitely be on th...

Duck Leg recipe help needed

by Fatemeh 15 years ago

I have two beautiful duck legs at home, and don't want to confit them. I considered braising them for a couple of hours, but I am not sure that's the best method since I adore crispy skin... I c...

What is a good Valentines Day dinner menu?

by Truelove 15 years ago

We don't normally make a big deal of these Hallmark holidays, but hey why not this year! So what is a good menu for the occassion to prepare for my lovely wife? Guidelines would be that there are o...

Shrimp Scampi - Tell me your favorite recipe!

by tina21 15 years ago

Would love to make shrimp scampi this weekend...please share your best recipe. Thanks so much!

Instead of canned soup in casserole...

by Hungryinla 15 years ago

Does anyone have a good substitute for canned condensed soups in casseroles? I wouldn't mind making a simple "sauce" from scratch. Thank you.

Pink Vegetarian food for bridal shower

by PizzaFace 15 years ago

The theme of the bridal shower is pink and the bride is a vegetarian, so we would like to prepare pink vegetarian food. Before throwing red food dye into everything, anyone have suggestions for na...