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by rafjel 7 years ago

Hi all, A friend of mine has a birthday next week, and I'd like to make her a dessert. I did a sour cream-banana c...

davisesq212 commented 4 minutes ago

Thanksgiving 2017 Discussion

by bblonde 29 days ago

I hope I'm not duplicating! I just realized that 4 weeks from today is Turkey day!! I know I can't be the only one ...


Smokeydoke30 commented 6 minutes ago

Flan, Light and Airy

by sarosenthall 10 months ago

just returned from Cuba, and ended up tasting a LOT of flan for dessert at different restaurants. The best one we had...


shellybean27 commented 8 minutes ago

How To Prevent Roasted Potatoes From Sticking

by JENNYBEEAY 4 days ago

My family loves crispy roasted potatoes. I have not figured out how to roast potatoes at a high enough temperature to...


JENNYBEEAY commented 35 minutes ago

Nominations - Home Cooking Dish of the Month: December 2017

by masha 4 days ago

Welcome to the Nominations thread for the December 2017 Dish of the Month. For those unfamiliar with the Home Cookin...

islandmermaid commented 1 hour ago

Thanksgiving Disasters

by Querencia 23 hours ago

Did something not turn out today? You are not alone. I once tried using food coloring hoping to make the gravy a ric...

RainyRamone commented 1 hour ago

Party menu? Alcohol quantities?

by somervilleoldtimer 4 hours ago

I'm having a party for 50 people in my home, hopefully with somewhat staggered arrivals so it isn't ridiculously crow...

hotoynoodle commented 2 hours ago

What Are You Baking These Days? November 2017 Edition!

by Caitlin McGrath 22 days ago

Finally, as we move into the chill of late fall, the heat our ovens generates is a welcome accompaniment to our bakin...


Nannybakes commented 2 hours ago

Left gravy out overnight - safe to eat?

by BadWolf359 2 hours ago

Yesterday, I made turkey gravy from a roux, turkey drippings, and boxed stock. Last night, I forgot to put it in the ...


zackly commented 2 hours ago

Ebook Deals of the Minute II

by MmeFleiss 8 months ago

As promised, here's a new thread for the ebook deals. These deals seem to go by so fast, so just a reminder the sale ...


apprentice9 commented 2 hours ago

SPICE CAKE: Dish of the Month November 2017

by L.Nightshade 23 days ago

Welcome to the Home Cooking DOTM reporting thread for November 2017. This month we’ll be making Spice Cake. I’m alrea...


masha commented 2 hours ago

Pecan Pie that is not runny!

by rjlebed 7 years ago

I make all the desserts for Thanksgiving. That means that I try to make 7 or 8 different things. Despite the fact t...


scunge commented 4 hours ago

Grandmamma's Orange Cake

by Tehama 10 years ago

I just made my Grandmother's cake for the 1,276th time yesterday and thought I would share this luscious and terrific...

Tehama commented 6 hours ago

Pie Crust top crust designs, any family traditions?

by Kevin Andrew Murphy 11 years ago

I just made three pies last night, remembering my grandmother who'd taught me how to make pie crust years ago. One o...


animaltalker commented 12 hours ago

Making soup the star of the show

by pumpkinspice 2 days ago

'Tis the season for soups! I love making soup a meal and for my family I just add some bread to the meal and done. Ho...

ad7yn commented 14 hours ago

Dear god why can't I make mayo in my food processor?

by yobofofas 7 years ago

Ok, I'm going insane. Why can't I do this? I add two egg yolks, a teaspoon of mustard. Turn on the food processor,...


dzh115 commented 14 hours ago

Diabetic Friendly Kung Pao Chicken Recipes

by Danybear 6 months ago

Looking to find or create a diabetic friendly recipe for Kung Pao Chicken. Commercial restaurant recipes include too ...


scott123 commented 16 hours ago

Lemon Curd Help, Please

by marcia2 9 years ago

I made lemon curd today from Mark Bittman's recipe and it seems awfully thin. It called for zest and juice of 3 lemo...


snoopychef commented 17 hours ago