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

by MidwesternerTT 11 days ago

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

Berheenia commented 2 minutes ago

Holiday Treats 2017

by Caitlin McGrath 15 days ago

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

TorontoJo commented 3 minutes ago

January 2018 COTM: Nominations

by MelMM 5 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...

Allegra_K commented 31 minutes ago

What's your traditional Christmas dinner?

by coffeebean79 6 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...


bblonde commented 1 hour ago

Steamed vegetables in Instant Pot turn our poorly

by learntocookchinese 1 year ago

I've steamed a bunch of vegetables -- green beans, Chinese celery, Komatsuna, etc -- and they all turn out poorly. So...

C. Hamster commented 3 hours ago

Weekly Menu Plans – December 2017

by MidwesternerTT 18 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...


saregama commented 3 hours ago

What Are You Baking These Days? December 2017 Edition!

by TorontoJo 12 days ago

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

TorontoJo commented 3 hours ago

Make ahead dishes for Christmas

by pumpkinspice 8 hours ago

What are your favourite make ahead dishes for Christmas? Ideally, I can put it together a week in advance (freeze if ...


pumpkinspice commented 4 hours ago

Potato Latkes

by bxgirl 7 days ago

I have always made potato latkes from scratch, including grating the potatoes by hand. However, this year I need to m...


Splendid Spatula commented 4 hours ago

Sweetmeat Empanadas with New Mexico influence

by Bourgeois 8 years ago

Please help me find a recipe for sweetmeat empanadas. My grandma, Teresina, used to make these at Christmas. She us...


annieronquillo commented 4 hours ago

Gathering for Family - Ideas Needed Please!

by yumfactr 6 months ago

Everyone was so helpful for my "picky dad" post that I am hoping to get help with another, slightly similar (sort of)...


Querencia commented 7 hours ago

Ebook Deals of the Minute II

by MmeFleiss 9 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 ...

MmeFleiss commented 8 hours ago

Added baking soda and powder to cookie batter too soon

by The Cats Other Mother 2 days ago

I'm making gingerbread cookies and I accidentally added the baking powder and baking soda to the butter, molasses and...


pumpkinspice commented 8 hours ago

Make Ahead Scallop Potatoes (Gratin Dauphinois)?

by zackly 9 hours ago

I need to make a large quantity (about 10lb)of Gratin Dauphinois for a function tomorrow night. Unfortunately, I'm n...

Are pickles (fermented) an acquired taste?

by arachidinett 15 hours ago

I've been making my own pickles. I just use a bit of salt to make a brine, and submerge the vegetables in . Then wait...


dfrostnh commented 11 hours ago

Cooking different breeds of whole duck

by damiano 13 hours ago

I want to become better at preparing and cooking duck. But at this stage I still have difficulty knowing which breed ...

Outstanding soups that you've made with chicken

by letsindulge 2 days 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...

paulj commented 16 hours ago

Share your favorite recipes for chantrelle mushrooms

by letsindulge 3 days ago

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

meatn3 commented 19 hours ago

Winter 2017–18 Baking Cookbook of the Month VOTING

by Caitlin McGrath 4 days ago

Hello, and welcome to the voting round for our Winter BCOTM, covering the second half of December 2017 and January an...

MidwesternerTT commented 20 hours ago

December 2017–February 2018 Baking Cookbook of Month: CLASSIC GERMAN BAKING

by Caitlin McGrath 23 hours ago

Welcome to the reporting thread for the Winter BCOTM, CLASSIC GERMAN BAKING by Luisa Weiss. We'll be baking together ...


kateq commented 21 hours ago