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Salsa help!

by amayats 33 minutes ago

So, I've spent several months trying to replicate the salsa at one of my favorite taquerias. I've made a lot of good ...

TorontoJo commented 3 minutes ago

January 2018 COTM: Nominations

by MelMM 6 days ago

I know it's crazy early and we've barely started on the December books, but I would like to have some extra time to g...

L.Nightshade commented 35 minutes ago

Holiday Treats 2017

by Caitlin McGrath 16 days ago

What kind of cookies, cake, confections, savory snacks, preserves, potables, and so on are you planning to put by for...


sallyt commented 1 hour ago

What's your traditional Christmas dinner?

by coffeebean79 7 days ago

My parents were not foodies and I didn't grow up with any solid Christmas dinner traditions. I have two young kids (w...

512window commented 1 hour ago

Looking for dried, whole Pepperoncini peppers

by as_toronto 1 hour ago

Looking for dried, whole Pepperoncini peppers. Not the chili flakes and not pickled. I am having a hard time finding ...

What's for Dinner #410 (December 2017) - Sparkling Table Edition

by MidwesternerTT 12 days ago

Whether hosting guests or enjoying a meal for one, this is the time of year to treat ourselves to beautiful table-set...

ChristinaMason commented 1 hour ago

Indian cooking - making garam masala

by blustery 14 hours ago

My question is about the cardomom pods. Many years ago a lady from the north of India said that it is okay to grind...


pine time commented 1 hour ago

Steamed vegetables in Instant Pot turn our poorly

by learntocookchinese 1 year ago

I've steamed a bunch of vegetables -- green beans, Chinese celery, Komatsuna, etc -- and they all turn out poorly. So...

paulj commented 2 hours ago

Have You Ever Made Escargot?

by MadameLartigue 19 hours ago

I'm asking because I'm just curious. Wegman's used to sell frozen escargot in the shells. Apparently laws in the US...


Splendid Spatula commented 2 hours ago

Homemade Pizza- Convection Oven???

by macca 12 years ago

We make out pizza at home- I'll bet it has been more than three years since we have had home delivery and/or pick up...


ToasterHead commented 3 hours ago

Potato Latkes

by bxgirl 8 days ago

I have always made potato latkes from scratch, including grating the potatoes by hand. However, this year I need to m...


HeyImBack commented 3 hours ago

Substitute for Bourbon in Cooking

by xmasnovice 10 years ago

I'm cooking for some strict non-alcohol folks (AA, not teetotalers), but would like to make a roast that calls for bo...


potznpanz commented 4 hours ago

Make ahead dishes for Christmas

by pumpkinspice 1 day ago

What are your favourite make ahead dishes for Christmas? Ideally, I can put it together a week in advance (freeze if ...

hotoynoodle commented 5 hours ago

? name of Italian fried honey cookies

by momiecat 6 years ago

My grandmother used to make these and sometimes dipped them in powdered sugar. I cannot remember if they were fried ...


Csiminae commented 5 hours ago

Cooking different breeds of whole duck

by damiano 1 day ago

I want to become better at preparing and cooking duck. But at this stage I still have difficulty knowing which breed ...

hotoynoodle commented 5 hours ago

Does low and slow work as well for NY Strip roast (top loin) as it does for Prime Rib?

by overthinkit 6 years ago

I'm having 12 people for dinner. Everyone likes med-rare. I have 10 lb whole strip. I'm a firm believer in the 20...


zackly commented 7 hours ago

Heating a Ham in its Packaging Sous Vide?

by zackly 7 hours ago

Kenj states: "With sous-vide cooking, it's as simple as dumping the ham into a water bath, directly in its packaging...

What Are You Baking These Days? December 2017 Edition!

by TorontoJo 13 days ago

There's a separate Holiday Treats thread, but not all our December baking will be for the holidays. So...what are you...


skleg commented 9 hours ago