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Weekly Menu Planning – April 2019

by MidwesternerTT 25 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in April. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always app...


Home Cooking Dish of the Month - May 2019 Nominations

by MelMM 1 day ago

It is April, and where I am, we've definitely been having April showers. Or more accurately, thunderstorms. I'm looking forward to less drama in the weather department in May. And what will be on t...

Spring Quarter 2019 Baking Cookbook of the Month: THE CARDAMOM TRAIL

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 16 days ago

Welcome to our Baking and Dessert COTM for April through June 2019, The Cardamom Trail: Chetna Bakes with Flavours of the East by Chetna Makan. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion ...

What’s for Dinner #426 (April 2019) - Spring

by sallyt 20 days ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...


Must-Try breakfast!

by SourLime 16 hours ago

Here’s what you need: An egg (or two), Bagel (I usually use plain), and Hot sauce (optional) How to do it: Fry egg/s (I like mine sunny side up), then put bagel in microwave for about 30 seconds ...

PUPUSAS - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, April 2019

by RainyRamone 20 days ago

Welcome to the April 2019 Dish of the Month reporting thread! For the entire month of April we will be making pupusas – no foolin’! Says Alex Delany of ‘Bon Appétit’: “Any vehicle that deliv...


Temperature of lamb?

by tomnewcombe 3 days ago

Hi, this is probably a silly question but I am slow cooking a leg of lamb. I’ve read that the ideal temperature on my meat thermometer should be 60 degrees - does this mean when the meat hits 60 I ...


Most popular pasta cutters for Marcado Atlas 150 manual pasta machine

by LilRedHen 14 hours ago

I just bought a used version of this machine which includes the fettuccine and flat spaghetti cutter, and ravioli maker. I am thinking of adding more cutters, but know that I can easily hand-cut p...


Prickly Ash Oil

by Scarbo 7 days ago

I recently picked up a bottle of Wu Feng Li Hong Prickly Ash Oil (Sichuan Peppercorn Oil) to gild the lily a bit when making Kung Pao/Gung Bao Chicken. I'm guessing it could be used as an accept...

Side dish ideas for fried chicken and waffles as the main

by momoftwo 4 years ago

For the AFC championship tomorrow, we are hosting about a dozen people. Hubby got a new professional waffle maker for christmas so we decided fried chicken and waffles for the game dinner. We've ma...

March 2019 COTM Cravings: Hungry for More - Breakfast & Brunch, Soups, Salads, Sandwiches

by islandmermaid 2 months ago

Welcome to Chrissy Teigen Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of CRAVINGS: HUNGRY FOR MORE - BREAKFAST & BRUNCH, page 11 SOUPS, page 42 SALAD...


Picnic Ham, NOT smoked

by ssprouse 1 day ago

We split a whole pig with my sister and I have a cut labeled "Picnic Ham" which appears to tbe raw. Most recipes seem to assume this cut is smoked or cured. Any ideas? Looking for recipes/ideas for...


May 2019 Cookbook of the Month - VOTING!

by Westminstress 4 days ago

Welcome to another Cookbook of the Month (COTM) vote! It appears we are in an easy, breezy mood for May. Out of the 26 books nominated, our top two vote getters (with 9 and 8 votes respectively) ...

DOTM April 2018: No-Knead Bread

by RainyRamone 1 year ago

Welcome to our Dish of the Month reporting thread for April 2018! Our dish, this month, is No-Knead Bread. No-knead breads have been around a long time, but have recently enjoyed a resurgence ...


Brisket question -- when to return the meat to the gravy?

Dave MP
by Dave MP 3 days ago

Hey Home Cooking friends. I have a question that I would normally ask my mom, but she's asleep! I made brisket last night (Wednesday) that I will be serving on Saturday. I cooked the meat in th...


Planning ahead for hosting large brunch

by sallyt 2 days ago

Hi everyone, My daughter is getting bat mitzvahed in early May, and it looks like we will be hosting brunch at our house the morning after. We will have already hosted a dinner following the ser...


Advice needed for cooking both ham and lamb

by chowgirl3 2 days ago

Hi Hounds, I need some advice/help. I’m cooking both a small ham 6 lb half) and boneless leg of lamb (4 lb) for Easter with one oven. My recipe for the lamb (which I’ve made before and love) call...

Home Cooking Dish of the Month: Voting for April 2019

by RainyRamone 28 days ago

Time to vote on our dish for April 2019! We enjoyed a robust nomination thread with a number of dishes getting substantial support. I hope we'll see the ones that didn't make it to this vote back i...