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What's For Dinner #436 (February 2020) - Winter!

by Amandarama 23 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...

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Bad smell when cooking meat

by Gordon_C_Ramsey 1 hour ago

I read some postings about a very bad smell when cooking certain meats. I am just beginning to use my Instant Pot, and I have noticed this myself. Here is one suggestion: never use a butter-flavore...


Home Cooking Dish of the Month - Voting - March 2020

by MelMM 1 day ago

After an active nominating session, we have three great candidates up for March DOTM. Our top nominee is MOLE, with eight nominations. Mole, for purposes of this DOTM, refers to the category of...


Good Food

by ellalovestocook 9 hours ago

Does anyone have any ideas for dinner that I can cook for my family?


My cookies are not baking properly... please help!

by saltimim 23 hours ago

I have recently started using a commercial kitchen to make chocolate chip cookies (and other similar types of cookies). The kitchen has a Blodgett double deck convection oven. The problem is even i...

ENGLISH MUFFINS AND CRUMPETS - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, February, 2020

by LulusMom 27 days ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for February 2020. Our dish this month is English Muffins and Crumpets. Apparently making English Muffins at home isn’t difficult, and they are supposed to tast...

Best way to cook a Capon

by VFish 1 month ago

Hi, everyone, I have a Capon that I need to prepare. I've roasted and spatchcocked chickens, but I've not done a Capon before so I wanted to know if there is some optimal way to cook this bird....

June 2015 COTM: DEATH & CO

by MelMM 4 years ago

Use this thread to report on recipes from DEATH & CO (all chapters). If you are the first to post on a recipe, please start a new reply to this OP, and put the recipe title in ALL CAPS, and give...

Need new ideas for chuck roast

by krisrishere 10 years ago

Every time chuck roast goes on sale, I feel compelled to buy one. I always end up making the usuals - chili and pot roast. Sometimes I'll make shredded beef for tacos, but I'm really bored with i...

Cheesecake water bath - What to use for WB that I own?

by sarahbeths 3 months ago

On a budget and just bought a 9 inch spring form pan for learning to bake cheesecake. Can't buy any more equipment. The book I was reading suggested a silicone pan for the bath. Well, I don't have ...

Covering a HOT roasting pan with heavy duty foil...?

by CindyJ 5 years ago

I've been making brisket for years and before today I never pan seared it before oven braising. I'm not here to debate the merits of doing that; my briskets have always been absolutely delicious a...


Should I wash mushrooms in vinegar to keep them good longer?

by lisaleira 4 days ago

I have these mushrooms that I don’t want to cook yet, and I’m hoping they can hang out for a while. I learned somewhere- maybe from mom or imagination- that if I wash them in water with some vineg...


Weekly Menu Planning - March 2020

by MidwesternerTT 1 day ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in March. Is this the month for “freezer mystery challenge” where the year-old (or unmarked) bags get thawed and included...


Vegetable tray with dip---boring!

by soccermom13 3 days ago

My assigned dish for a family gathering is a vegetable tray with dip. This is something I typically avoid because it's so boring (in my opinion). I am tempted to instead roast some veggies and br...

Weekly Menu Planning - February 2020

by MidwesternerTT 1 month ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in February. “The torch of love is lit in the kitchen.” (a French saying) How will your food light up the days for you an...


pistachio peas
by pistachio peas 3 years ago

Use this thread to post reports on the following chapters from DINNER: PASTA & NOODLES (p. 175-205); and TOFU (& A TOUCH OF SEITAN) (p. 209-228) If you are the first to report on a recipe, pl...


Williams-Sonoma broccoli-gruyere quiche

by twodales2 1 day ago

I've mislaid a decades-old broccoli quiche. It had gruyere and half & half. The crust was brushed with mustard. I could be wrong on it's origin however. Any chance this seems familiar?