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Oh God - How I HATE Green Bean Casserole - Until Now!!!

by Caiatransplant2 19 hours ago

Hi Y'all. Yup - absolutely cannot STAND the usual Midwest Green Bean Casserole!! However, although I'm from the Wes...

Njchicaa commented 12 minutes ago

What's for Dinner #409 (November 2017) - The Harvest Edition

by ChristinaMason 17 days ago

Turning leaves, gap-toothed gourds, falling acorns, and steaming mugs of apple cider - these are just a few of the si...


mike0989 commented 16 minutes ago

November 2017 COTM: Honey & Co - Light Dinners, Rolled & Wrapped, Slow Cooked

by MelMM 18 days ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters from Honey & Co.: Light Dinners - pp. 139-164 Rolled and Wrap...


Joburger commented 25 minutes ago

Weekly Menu Plans - November 2017

by MidwesternerTT 24 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in November. BRRR .. Soups are sounding good...


masha commented 37 minutes ago

December 2017 COTM: Voting Thread

by MelMM 3 days ago

Choosing a December COTM always sparks interesting discussions of strategy. Should we do a revisit? Quick and easy re...

Njchicaa commented 1 hour ago

Measure then sift or sift then measure

by Janet from Richmond 10 years ago

I have a question when a recipe calls for an amount of flour sifted is it measured before sifting or after sifting? ...


lucy__ commented 1 hour ago

Macaroni and cheese for Thanksgiving side?

by mushroomaffairs 2 years ago

I really want to make some sort of mac and cheese dish for Thanksgiving but am afraid the dish will lend to the alrea...


pattea commented 1 hour ago

What do you serve with meatloaf?

by thegolferbitch 11 years ago

What shall I serve tonight? I'm trying (per another thread on these boards I've stolen ideas from) Paul Prudhomme's r...


Muttondagger commented 4 hours ago

Looking for dessert recipe - Bon Appetit November 1990?

by Maria_B 13 hours ago

Hi - Looking for a dessert recipe that I think was in the November 1990 (maybe December?) edition of Bon Appetit. I ...


medtran49 commented 4 hours ago

Marking up your cookbooks

by mrshalf 18 days ago

How do you keep track of what you like/what you want to try? I have recipes I love and those have handwritten notes ...


damiano commented 5 hours ago

Help regarding ability to freeze chopped liver, and advice freezing matzo balls?

by hungryinmanhattan 6 years ago

I have a large number of people coming for Sedar dinner. I want to know if I can freeze the chopped liver without cha...


Yehudit commented 8 hours ago

What to do with this beautiful gift of persimmons?

by gutreactions 8 days ago

Ms. Green Thumb, a family friend with an incredible talent for growing things, gifted us with boxes of Fuyu and Hachi...

Ttrockwood commented 11 hours ago

Help with Truffle Menu

by tboner6 2 days ago

I am hosting a few of my foodie friends for a multi course white truffle tasting menu. We are starting with poached ...

Ttrockwood commented 11 hours ago


by dickgrub 14 hours ago

Nicola Paone was one of the very top Italian restaurants in Manhattan when it closed in 2008. One of their featured ...

Michele4466 commented 12 hours ago

Cooking from Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbooks. Part 2

by DuffyH 11 months ago

Because the original thread has gotten exceedingly long, it's time to split it. Below are the guidelines TDQ set out,...

DuffyH commented 12 hours ago

What Are You Baking These Days? November 2017 Edition!

by Caitlin McGrath 17 days ago

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

TorontoJo commented 13 hours ago

Why do my caramels begin to granulate over time?

by LaureltQ 4 years ago

I've been monkeying with putting together a solid caramel recipe, and I've finally perfected it. I get gorgeous perf...


ShannonKasal commented 13 hours ago

Cooking a Semi-Stuffed Turkey--how long?

by nofunlatte 17 hours ago

Okay, I've got a 13-pounder this year (I always order a small from my local organic grocer, but last year's small was...


acgold7 commented 14 hours ago

Slow roasting the turkey: a homily

by jvanderh 6 years ago

I slow roast my turkeys, and I think you should, too. Especially if you're cooking a big one. It all started with ...


acgold7 commented 15 hours ago