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Outstanding soups that you've made with chicken

by letsindulge 1 day ago

Preparing for foot surgery in 2 days so my plan is to cook up 2 hearty soups that I can dish out myself. I've already...

letsindulge commented 5 minutes ago

Holiday Treats 2017

by Caitlin McGrath 14 days ago

What kind of cookies, cake, confections, savory snacks, preserves, potables, and so on are you planning to put by for...

Berheenia commented 10 minutes ago

What's for Dinner #410 (December 2017) - Sparkling Table Edition

by MidwesternerTT 10 days ago

Whether hosting guests or enjoying a meal for one, this is the time of year to treat ourselves to beautiful table-set...


sallyt commented 19 minutes ago

What Are You Baking These Days? December 2017 Edition!

by TorontoJo 11 days ago

There's a separate Holiday Treats thread, but not all our December baking will be for the holidays. So...what are you...


shellybean27 commented 24 minutes ago

Weekly Menu Plans – December 2017

by MidwesternerTT 17 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in December. What’s planned from the COTM (C...

MmeFleiss commented 44 minutes ago

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

by buttertart 11 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...

LulusMom 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 ...

LulusMom commented 2 hours ago

Help improve chinese dishes

by zwiller 10 days ago

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


Dogboa commented 5 hours ago

Bread Baked in Enameled Cast Iron Cleanup?

by zackly 10 days ago

https://blog.kingarthurflour.com/2017/02/21/bread-baking-dutch-oven/ So I got around to baking a loaf of bread in ...

DuffyH commented 8 hours ago

Share your favorite recipes for chantrelle mushrooms

by letsindulge 1 day ago

What to do with 1.5# of fresh chantrelle mushrooms? Aside from risotto what preparations will showcase this beautiful...

Ttrockwood commented 13 hours ago

Ramsay's Prep bottles

by MalcolmL 3 years ago

Can anyone tell what's in those prep squeeze bottles Chef Ramsay uses. One looks like some kind of oil mixture, anot...


heswaff commented 15 hours ago


by pistachio peas 6 months ago

Use this thread to report on recipes from the following chapters from DEEP RUN ROOTS: RUTABAGAS; APPLES; BEETS; MU...


Madrid commented 16 hours ago

What's your traditional Christmas dinner?

by coffeebean79 5 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...


Madrid commented 16 hours ago

Trying to re-create Greek Deli Lentil Soup

by witwhiz 4 days ago

There's a deli in DC (called, simple "Greek Deli") that had the best lentil soup in the world. It got me through a d...


witwhiz commented 16 hours ago


by pembree 3 years ago

I have been making divinity at Christmas time for the past 25+ years. It all began when I purchased the Oster stand ...


Debcandy commented 20 hours ago

Question on freezing meatballs

by tomjb27 4 years ago

Hello, I am planning to make a large batch of meatballs and freeze half of them. My usual method is to brown meatb...

hotoynoodle commented 20 hours ago

Green Tea Ice Cream Topping

by aronsinvest 1 day ago

I'm having an Asian dinner...serving green tea ice cream with a few almond cookies. Beside red beans what else could ...

TheLibsters commented 23 hours ago

Browning onions, why?

by Siouxchef 6 days ago

Why do some recipes require browned (a/k/a caramelized) onions and other times we're warned to just soften, not brow...


Siouxchef commented 23 hours ago

Suggestions for treat box

by dzh115 2 days ago

I am wanting to give a few of my coworkers a small box with baked treats. Ideally it would be an assortment of not to...

TheLibsters commented 23 hours ago

January 2018 COTM: Nominations

by MelMM 4 days ago

I know it's crazy early and we've barely started on the December books, but I would like to have some extra time to g...


saregama commented 24 hours ago