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What's For Dinner #442 (August 2020) - Endless Summer!

by Amandarama 3 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...

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June 2020 COTM: Alexandra's Kitchen

by MelMM 2 months ago

Welcome to June! Once again we are sticking to an online source. Because of the nature of online sources and the lack of a need for time to acquire a book, this thread will serve as both the announ...


ISO Banoffee pie (classic) recipe

by CassandreTl 17 hours ago

Does anyone have a reliable recipe for classic banoffee pie? Here the thing : I have never eaten a banoffee pie. I'd like to make it for my mum ; she tried it while travelling and can't stop talki...

Weekly Menu Planning - August 2020

by MidwesternerTT 13 days ago

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


CLAFOUTIS: Home Cooking Dish of the Month, August 2020

by herby 4 days ago

Welcome to August, 2020 Dish of the Month reporting thread! This month we will be baking CLAFOUTIS, a French dessert of fruit, traditionally black cherries, arranged in a buttered dish and covered ...

August 2020 COTM: Smitten Kitchen Web Site

by MelMM 10 days ago

We're going back to an online source for our August Cookbook of the Month: SMITTEN KITCHEN. Because there is no book to buy, this is both the announcement and reporting thread. https://smittenkitc...


Meat - frozen (raw) to cooked then frozen again ....

by Eeatz 8 hours ago

Hi Hounds. Is this okay? I picked up some chicken liver at a local farm and it is frozen in 2 lb. portions. I'm the only (or lonely) one eating it as my partner abstains. Can I cook it and then ref...


by MelMM 4 months ago

Welcome to our May Cookbook of the Month. We will be cooking from the Web site SERIOUS EATS: https://www.seriouseats.com/ This post serves as both the announcement and the reporting thread. Ther...

Weekly Menu Planning - July 2020

by MidwesternerTT 1 month ago

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


Recipe for a main course dish using ricotta and no pasta

by tashabuser 2 days ago

Hi All- For my hubs birthday we are going to make ricotta cheese and then use it to create a 4 course meal (salad, pasta dish, main and dessert). I am struggling to find a gourmet dish for the ma...


"3 x (0-0-0) + Crab" Lo Mien!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 1 day ago

After enjoying a long stretch of some of my favorite Cantonese style Lo-Mien these past few days/weeks. The time has come for a change of culinary scenery! With nothing but time at my disposal. ...

I Like Everything Deep Fried!

by zackly 13 days ago

Since the pandemic forced us inside I've been deep frying everything to the point that I prefer it to all other preparations. Personally, I think it's the eat drink and be merry for tomorrow we die...

The 'Perfect' Fig Preserves Recipe?

by cmsmith 27 days ago

I'm looking for a recipe for fresh fig preserves that has less sugar and probably less cooking time. I have not yet been successful in turning out a fresh tasting fig preserves. Does anyone have ...

OCTOBER 2017 COTM: Six Seasons - Early Summer, Midsummer, Late Summer

by MelMM 3 years ago

Use this thread to post your recipe reports from the following chapters of Six Seasons: Early Summer - pp. 127 - 170 Midsummer - pp. 171 - 216 Late Summer - pp. 217 - 274 If you are the fir...


Can I Make Marmalade from Juice Instead of Fruit?

by obillo 3 days ago

I want to make bitter-orange marmalade. The problem is the oranges: they're known in Spanish as "naranjas agrias" or "amargas," but I can't find them in any Manhattan markets. They originate in Ind...

World Curry Restaurant - Salad Dressing

by alegramarcel 7 years ago

Ok, so I love World Curry. I know some people think it's mediocre (and I admit, sometimes it does seem like the cooks are stoned, but that is another topic). Give me their Singapore Curry any time,...

Does ground hamburger have to be ground twice?

by msgenie516 9 years ago

Hi, I just ordered a 1/4 HP All stainless LEM electric meat grinder from Amazon. I did some grinding a long time ago with my KitchenAid but it is 22 years old now and I thought I should give it...


TARRAGON - your favorites uses for this herb?

by letsindulge 6 days ago

Scored a beautiful bunch of tarragon for a mere dollar during the last minutes of my local FM. My first use was a butterflied roaster chicken slathered with EVOO, garlic puree, and generously sprin...