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Durum Wheat Semolina Pasta with Truffle

by samwis 3 months ago

Hi all, I received a gift pack (pictured) and really struggling to find recipe ideas. (annoyingly it came with no suggestions!) I've not cooked with semolina pasta and am not sure how to best i...


Leftover steak tartare

by letsindulge 1 day ago

I have 1.5# of steak tenderloin tartare to use up. It has cornichons, capers, dijon mustard, anchovy paste, and Worcesteshire sauce mixed in (no egg). Other than burgers what could you suggest? TIA.


Dish of the Month VOTING, July 2019

by masha 3 hours ago

Welcome to the voting thread for the Home Cooking Dish of the Month (“DOTM”) for July 2019. The purpose of this thread is to cast votes to choose a dish that we all can cook and report on during t...

What’s for Dinner #428 (June 2019) - Spring/Summer

by sallyt 25 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...


Ice creams; popsicles; and other sweet, frozen treats 2019

by sallyt 10 hours ago

hi everyone, what kind of ice cream are you making for 2019? I know that I can't wait to make DL's malted milk ball ice cream from The Perfect Scoop - a favorite from 2018 - and some strawberr...


Dinner Rut, Advice with Kids

by natalie81 15 hours ago

My kids are super frustrating me lately. They are actually pretty good eaters, but the last two new recipes I have made they have all asked me never to make again. We are trying to cut back on me...

RHUBARB PIES, CRISPS, & CRUMBLES - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, June 2019

by LulusMom 25 days ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for June 2019. Our dish this month is Rhubarb Pies, Crisps, and Crumbles. There are so many variations on desserts made with baked fruit and some sort of pastry...


Dish of the Month – NOMINATIONS, July 2019

by masha 6 days ago

Welcome to the Nominations thread for the July 2019 Dish of the Month. For those unfamiliar with the Home Cooking Dish of the Month (“DOTM”), our community selects a particular dish for each month...

Tuna Salad - Just The Facts Please!

by DayLateDollarShort 2 years ago

OK, here it is. I can make a great tuna salad. And I've seen lots of recipes for great tuna salad. That isn't what this post is about. What it's about is trying to find out the apparently super...

Store Mayonaise

by nance6 2 years ago

has anyone else noticed that store mayo (hellmans) has no taste at all anymore... thinking they tried to make less fat.... used to be great on sandwiches... guess I'll try making my own.... thinkin...


Dredge or not to dredge skinless chicken breasts?

by FrznrthS 11 hours ago

Hi. I want to make Coq Au Vin Blanc ish with skinless breasts. I’ve tried before by dredging the chicken. Often the coating comes off making much less appealing. I’m tempted to try without th...

Table Talk with Chef Anita Lo: LGBTQ+ Pride Edition

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 6 hours ago

To list ALL of Chef Anita Lo's awards and credentials would take quite a bit of time as the celebrated Chinese-American chef from Birmingham Michigan has a culinary resume to rival anyone in the in...

December 2018 COTM BREAD TOAST CRUMBS: The Peasant Bread Master Recipe

by islandmermaid 7 months ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on the following chapter of BREAD TOAST CRUMBS: *THE PEASANT BREAD MASTER RECIPE (p. 22) Please report here on bot...

Ice creams; popsicles; and other sweet, frozen treats 2018

by MmeFleiss 1 year ago

We've already started getting a couple of days in the 80s here in NJ, so it's time to start thinking of desserts to keep us cool. Please post here about the treats you're making to beat the heat. ...


Mac and Cheese lovers?

by gargupie 2 days ago

What type of cheese do you use for mac and cheese? Has anyone perfected a tried and true recipe?

Help finding a cookbook, please!

by maliadelmar 23 days ago

I'm uploading two photos here from a cookbook I found on Pinterest. Hopefully someone on this website can help me find out its name and author. Thanks in advance.



by Westminstress 1 day ago

Our next Cookbook of the Month will be THE FOODS OF THE GREEK ISLANDS by Aglaia Kremezi. I have to say, I can think of no better time to cook greek food than the middle of July! We can use this t...

paella: wetness/dryness

by jayes 11 years ago

We've made paella a couple of times in the past two months and the flavour turns out excellent. For me, though, there's a little problem with the "wetness" of the paella: that is, there seems to...

Got a 3- crock slow cooker for Christmas, I love it- but I need some ideas!!!

by athina 7 years ago

Hey guys! I would like some ideas, 3 items, that I would make simultaneously, that would cook well in a slow cooker/ crock pot. Each crock has its own separate thermostat, so you can cook things ...