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Slow roasting the turkey: a homily

by jvanderh 6 years ago

I slow roast my turkeys, and I think you should, too. Especially if you're cooking a big one. It all started with ...


jvanderh commented 3 minutes ago

Making soup the star of the show

by pumpkinspice 3 hours ago

'Tis the season for soups! I love making soup a meal and for my family I just add some bread to the meal and done. Ho...

The_Libster commented 7 minutes ago


by ChiliDude 4 years ago

The turkey carcass(es) can be used to make a broth that can be used for many purposes. I usually use the broth to mak...


ricepad commented 18 minutes ago

Is it safe to eat these oysters?

by Brillig 28 minutes ago

Two weeks ago, my mother bought two pints of oysters at Costco. They look just like this: http://swede.typepad.com/....

Accidentally left brine solution out overnight. Can I still use it?

by aclockworkkate 4 hours ago

I boiled my brining solution last night for our turkey (2 cups cost plus world market turkey brine and 1 gallon of wa...


ricepad commented 29 minutes ago

Seeking my mother's dressing for Thanksgiving

by jmckee 5 years ago

So, Mom died in 1986 after a sudden brief illness. Dad remarried a year later (almost exactly) to a woman who proceed...


TheChowHoundFan commented 1 hour ago

Nominations - Home Cooking Dish of the Month: December 2017

by masha 2 days ago

Welcome to the Nominations thread for the December 2017 Dish of the Month. For those unfamiliar with the Home Cookin...


masha commented 1 hour ago

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

by Caiatransplant2 4 days ago

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

DuffyH commented 1 hour ago

Sweet Potatoes with Bacon?

by DuffyH 15 hours ago

Hi everyone, Because I hate that cloying sweet potato casserole, I'm always looking for ways to change things up b...

rasputina commented 1 hour ago

Grandmamma's Orange Cake

by Tehama 10 years ago

I just made my Grandmother's cake for the 1,276th time yesterday and thought I would share this luscious and terrific...

Tehama commented 2 hours ago

How long to cook 20lb tukey in smoker and what temp???

by rarmenda 11 years ago

Hi, I'd like to smoke a 20-25lb turkey in an offset smoker this year. Can anyone provide their advise on what tempert...


Keith1964 commented 3 hours ago

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

by ChristinaMason 20 days ago

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

RainyRamone commented 3 hours ago

Turkey thawed? How to thaw?

by keb0506 4 hours ago

I bought a 19.65 lb frozen turkey. I put it in fridge to defrost Friday night. It is now Wednesday morning and I can ...


keb0506 commented 3 hours ago

Chicago Deep Dish Pizza Crust Recipe - How do I get that Buttery Goodness?

by Aloo0628 9 years ago

I visited Chicago a couple weeks ago and simply cannot shake this craving for that seriously buttery and delicious cr...


TimIgor88 commented 3 hours ago

Spatchcocking 20lb turkey help!

by carey24 2 days ago

I've watched the videos etc. My questions: Can I remove the backbone and cut in half completely to fit onto two co...

hotoynoodle commented 3 hours ago

Using pyro mode to cook?

by hypumji 6 hours ago

Hi, question is in the title really. I want to make homemade pizzas but the max my oven will go is 250 C (482 F). Pyr...

Thanksgiving 2017 Discussion

by bblonde 27 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 ...

TorontoJo commented 7 hours ago

Stuffing a suckling pig

by helloketi 1 day ago

Hi! Is it ok to put herbs and flavorings (onion, lemon, garlic) inside the suckling pig two days in advance? Nothing ...


helloketi commented 11 hours ago

How To Prevent Roasted Potatoes From Sticking

by JENNYBEEAY 1 day ago

My family loves crispy roasted potatoes. I have not figured out how to roast potatoes at a high enough temperature to...


JENNYBEEAY commented 12 hours ago