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Do you have to finish a steak in the oven?

by Sweetpotatofry 12 hours ago

I'm planning to make a medium rare ~1 inch thick porterhouse steak. I don't have a cast iron skillet or grill so I'm ...


acgold7 commented 34 minutes ago

Pesto chicken pasta disaster

by orlybabe 21 hours ago

Hi, I like making chicken pesto pasta, but major disaster today - for the first time, I wanted to cook together the c...


Ttrockwood commented 3 hours ago

Stuffed peppers - vinaigrette breaks when heated

by michaeljc70 1 day ago

I made a recipe that sounded great for summer. Bell peppers stuffed with farro with a lemon vinaigrette (recipe is h...


Ttrockwood commented 3 hours ago

June 2018 COTM, ZAHAV: Chapters One, Two & Three

by Caitlin McGrath 23 days ago

Please use this thread to report on recipes from the following chapters of ZAHAV: 1–Tehina, 24–73 2–Salatim, 74–1...


Ttrockwood commented 3 hours ago

Rosemary Olive oil cake

by kaysheh 5 days ago

I want to make Cooks illustrated's Olive oil cake with rosemary Olive oil instead of regular Olive oil. Yay or nay?


kaysheh commented 5 hours ago

What are you baking these days? June, 2018 edition!

by buttertart 23 days ago

Out of the merry, merry month of May and into June. Graduations? Weddings? Garden parties? Soirées? Birthdays? Baki...


Multifoiled commented 6 hours ago

Oil cured olives

by brocante 11 hours ago

I left a large and very expensive bag of Moroccan oil cured olives on the counter over night. the package says to ref...


brocante commented 6 hours ago

Summer lunch ideas for 50 adults

by MinecraftMom228 1 day ago

I need to make lunch for 50 people this summer for a week. I need ideas that are simple and frugal yet tasty. It will...


MinecraftMom228 commented 8 hours ago

Fav Summer Dishes

by Dorothee5 1 day ago

Hi everyone ! Today I would like to ask you what are your favourite dishes in summer? I need some inspirations for ho...


mushroomaffairs commented 8 hours ago

How many pounds of pasta to feed 60-70?

by Disneyfreak 6 years ago

I'm making pasta to feed a bunch of high school kids after a rehearsal. There will also be meatballs, chicken wings, ...


ladyamylynn commented 11 hours ago

Cooking from The Smitten Kitchen Blog and Book, by Deb Perelman

by Goblin 1 year ago

The Smitten Kitchen Blog and Cookbook was a very close contender for Cookbook of the Month, December 2016. Since the...


hirsheys commented 11 hours ago

DOTM July 2018: Nominations

by herby 4 days ago

Welcome to the nomination thread for July 2018 DOTM! Tomorrow we will celebrate the summer equinox and that means tha...


RainyRamone commented 12 hours ago

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? June, 2018 edition!

by buttertart 22 days ago

Hi everybody, the beat goes on...I am thoroughly enjoying "Bangkok", as much for the stories as for the very exciting...

Caitlin McGrath

Caitlin McGrath commented 14 hours ago

Ebook Deals of the Minute 2018

by Caitlin McGrath 6 months ago

Here's the place to share those great cookbook deals that come up for ebook versions in various formats this year. Th...


tatiana131 commented 16 hours ago

Weekly Menu Planning – June 2018

by MidwesternerTT 28 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in June. Will you be cooking with the Cookbo...


islandmermaid commented 16 hours ago

I tried the Chicago Tribune's "real" KFC recipe

by MaximRecoil 1 year ago

Here's the first article about it: http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/travel/ct-kfc-recipe-revealed-20160818...


lolee commented 20 hours ago

Unique dumpling filling ideas

by AgnesGooch 4 days ago

I'm going to a Cocktails and Dumplings party next week and we were told to come with a unique dumpling filling and di...


Cerise1 commented 21 hours ago

Healthy Sack Lunches for 80 Children

by MinecraftMom228 1 day ago

I am responsible for making sack lunches for underprivileged children this summer. I want to offer healthier options ...


MinecraftMom228 commented 1 day ago