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Baking Challenge: Ideas Requested

by jstein1 6 hours ago

Last year as a new year’s resolution, I decided to bake a new cake every month that I had never made before. This year I am doing the same thing but just with desserts period. This month was king c...


Beef and broccoli at home

by tcamp 23 hours ago

Son, 20, is a decent cook and interested in food. I am interested in facilitating the habits of other adults in the house who are willing to make dinner and include a veg or two. Anyway, we made be...

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What's For Dinner #459 (January 2022) - Happy New Year!

by Amandarama 23 days ago

Happy New Year! I can't believe it is already January 1st! Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share rec...

May–July 2021 Baking COTM: Yossy Arefi’s Snacking Cakes, Sweeter Off the Vine & Blog

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 9 months ago

Welcome to our May–July 2021 BCOTM, where we’ll be baking our way through Yossy Arefi’s books SNACKING CAKES and SWEETER OFF THE VINE and her baking blog, http://www.apt2bbakingco.com/. You can ...


Home Cooking Dish of the Month - February 2022 NOMINATIONS

by herby 4 days ago

Welcome to nominations thread for February dish of the month! February is the last month of winter when days are starting to noticeably get longer and the coldest days are in the rear view mirror. ...

2021 Retrospective - The Best New-to-You Recipes made in 2021

by masha 29 days ago

What recipes did you make for the first time during 2021 that were a hit? Links to the recipe and/or to your earlier CH report on it are encouraged. I'll kick off the discussion: Epicurious's...

Weekly Menu Planning January 2022

by MidwesternerTT 27 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in January. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always a...


Oil and vinegar on salads

by pindert 5 days ago

Probably a dumb question, but here goes anyway... You know how sometimes there is a set of oil-and-vinegar cruets on the table for dressing your salad? Well, I've only done it a time or two, and ...

Favorite Noom-Friendly Recipes

by krisrishere 6 hours ago

Hi everyone! It's been a handful of years since I've posted, so please be kind ;) I've been using Noom for about 2 years (minus 6 months in early 2020 for obvious reasons) and I'm down 30lbs an...


Throwing away meat used to flavor greens

by Boleslaw 6 days ago

I made collard greens with flap meat from spare ribs and with sausage. The greens taste good and the stock tastes great. The sausage pieces and the pork pieces are still good to eat, but they ha...

DECEMBER 2021 COTM Milk Street Tuesday Nights: Easy Additions, Supper Salads, Pizza Night, One Pot, Roast and Simmer and Sweets reports, pages 212-40

jen kalb
by jen kalb 2 months ago

This is the reporting thread for the following chapters of Milk Street Tuesday Nights by Christopher Kimball: Easy Additions 212-241 Supper Salads 242-275 Pizza Night 276-309 One Pot 310-335 ...


Which dough hook is better?

by LilRedHen 5 days ago

I am still using the original style dough hook that came with my Kitchenaid K5A mixer. It doesn't do a very good job. Is the spiral dough hook better?

MOZZA AT HOME - Umbrian Tavola - Saturday Night Chicken (pp 18-103)

by MelMM 23 days ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters from Mozza at Home: Umbrian Tavola - pp. 18-47 Sal's Roasted Pork Shoulder - pp. 48-68 Niçoise Deconstructed - pp. 69-91 Saturday Night Chi...

MOZZA AT HOME - Grilled Lamb Shoulder Chops - Swordfish Spiedini (pp 104-193)

by MelMM 23 days ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters from Mozza at Home: Grilled Lamb Shoulder Chops with Mint Yogurt Sauce - pp. 104-129 Eggs for Anytime - pp. 130-145 The Ultimate Hamburger -...

What are you NOT baking?

by shellybean27 6 months ago

I have no problem turning on the oven during the blazing days of summer, but I have to admit I love a good no-bake dessert this time of year. What sweet treats are you making right now that don’t r...


February 2022 COTM VOTING

by MonicaMadeIt 5 days ago

Hello COTM'ers and newcomers! We nominated 19 books for February. The top 2 nominees are Simple Thai Food by Leela Punyaratabandu (6 votes) and Modern Comfort Food by Ina Garten (7 votes). This ...

DECEMBER 2021 COTM: Milk Street Tuesday Nights - Fast, Faster, Fastest reports - pages 1-228

jen kalb
by jen kalb 2 months ago

This is the reporting thread for the first three chapters of Milk Street Tuesday Nights by Christopher Kimball: . Fast (pp 1-87) Faster (pp 88-171) Fastest (pg 205-228) If you are the first ...

Are We Ready For 2022 Foodie Resolutions?

by mtskeeter 29 days ago

Here we go approaching a new year! There are lots of possibilities before us for experimenting, refining and posibly retraining our palates. Is there something you've been wanting to try foodwise? ...

California Summer Avocado Pie

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 day ago

In another discussion some were dreaming of avocado cream pie. Yes, it is a real thing. This is the recipe from the California Avocado Commission that I used to make in college. And for some reason...