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Frozen bananas question

by millygirl 8 years ago

I froze some ripe bananas last week to use for baking banana bread. Now that they have defrosted I noticed there is ...


acgold7 commented a minute ago

Brining an already salt injected frozen turkey?

by beckster914 8 years ago

I was planning on using Alton Brown's turkey recipe this year which includes brining and then roasting. I moved my tu...


DanaHume commented 23 minutes ago

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

by Caiatransplant2 6 days ago

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

LaLa commented 1 hour ago

Thanksgiving Disasters

by Querencia 1 day ago

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

Ttrockwood commented 1 hour 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...

Caitlin McGrath commented 1 hour 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...

alex9179 commented 1 hour ago

GUMBO – Home Cooking Dish of the Month, March 2017

by masha 9 months ago

Welcome to the reporting thread for our March Dish of the Month. This month we will be cooking Gumbo. To learn ...

articshark commented 1 hour 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...


sarosenthall 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 ...

Njchicaa commented 3 hours ago

CORNBREAD & SPOONBREAD– Home Cooking Dish of the Month, September 2017

by masha 3 months ago

Welcome to the reporting thread for our September 2017 Dish of the Month. This month we will be baking Cornbreads & ...

ad7yn commented 4 hours ago

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

by ChristinaMason 22 days ago

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

Amandarama commented 4 hours 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 ...


dkennedy commented 4 hours ago

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

by Caitlin McGrath 22 days ago

While cookbook acquisition (or at least cookbook lust) seems to be a twelve-months-a-year habit for frequenters of ou...

ad7yn commented 5 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...


shellybean27 commented 5 hours ago

Party menu? Alcohol quantities?

by somervilleoldtimer 12 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 5 hours ago

Left gravy out overnight - safe to eat?

by BadWolf359 10 hours ago

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

Njchicaa commented 5 hours ago

Sous-Vide Turkey

by FoodiSaur 3 days ago

This year I plan to try something different and sous-vide a turkey --- to try and make it as juicy as possible. To t...


FoodiSaur commented 7 hours ago

Peter Luger Creamed Spinach Recipe?

by ChineseChou 9 years ago

So, went to Peter Luger for the first time this weekend. While the porterhouse was great, I was really taken by the ...

hotoynoodle commented 8 hours ago


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 8 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 11 hours ago