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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 43 minutes ago

Heating a Ham in its Packaging Sous Vide?

by zackly 1 hour ago

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

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...


bblonde commented 1 hour 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...

coll commented 2 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 ...


damiano commented 2 hours ago

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 3 hours ago

Indian cooking - making garam masala

by blustery 8 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...

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...

RainyRamone commented 9 hours ago

I bought frozen mussels before I knew any better

by iheartcooking 3 years ago

So I went shopping for tinned seafood because lately that's what I'm into. Weird I know, but I wanted to try the many...


CptkKirk commented 10 hours ago

Can I freeze this marinade

by melliebay 14 hours ago

I made a smoky steak marinade today for carne asada. It easily made enough for several meals for our family of two. I...


melliebay commented 11 hours ago

What Cookbooks Have You Bought Lately, or Are You Lusting After? December 2017 Edition!

by buttertart 13 days ago

A little late to the party, but...I have just finished reading the ATK cookie book, and there is almost nothing in it...


apprentice9 commented 11 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 ...

Njchicaa commented 11 hours ago

Help improve chinese dishes

by zwiller 12 days ago

So a year or so ago my favorite chinese place closes when the owner retires. I find myself completely unhappy with t...


smfan commented 12 hours ago

Have You Ever Made Escargot?

by MadameLartigue 13 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...

coll commented 13 hours ago

SPICED NUTS – Home Cooking Dish of the Month, December 2017

by masha 14 days ago

Welcome to our Reporting Thread for our December Dish of the Month (“DOTM”). For those new to our DOTM series, the p...

EllenCooks commented 13 hours ago

Problem with my pizzelles

by karykat 10 years ago

I made a batch of pizzelles tonight with my electric pizzelle maker. They did not turn out as crisp as I remember fr...


Grammi70 commented 14 hours ago

Thawing A Genoise Cake From the Freezer

by MadameLartigue 14 hours ago

OK. In an attempt to prepare as many baked goods ahead as I could, I froze a genoise cake. It is unfrosted. It is al...

Ebook Deals of the Minute II

by MmeFleiss 9 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 ...


maestra commented 14 hours ago