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Question on freezing meatballs

by tomjb27 4 years ago

Hello, I am planning to make a large batch of meatballs and freeze half of them. My usual method is to brown meatb...

hotoynoodle commented 20 minutes ago

Holiday Treats 2017

by Caitlin McGrath 13 days ago

What kind of cookies, cake, confections, savory snacks, preserves, potables, and so on are you planning to put by for...


Splendid Spatula commented 40 minutes ago

What's for Dinner #410 (December 2017) - Sparkling Table Edition

by MidwesternerTT 9 days ago

Whether hosting guests or enjoying a meal for one, this is the time of year to treat ourselves to beautiful table-set...

RainyRamone commented 44 minutes ago

Trying to re-create Greek Deli Lentil Soup

by witwhiz 3 days ago

There's a deli in DC (called, simple "Greek Deli") that had the best lentil soup in the world. It got me through a d...


sosayi commented 1 hour ago

What's your traditional Christmas dinner?

by coffeebean79 4 days ago

My parents were not foodies and I didn't grow up with any solid Christmas dinner traditions. I have two young kids (w...


Kimnamkimchi commented 1 hour ago

Outstanding soups that you've made with chicken

by letsindulge 4 hours ago

Preparing for foot surgery in 2 days so my plan is to cook up 2 hearty soups that I can dish out myself. I've already...


truman commented 2 hours ago


by pistachio peas 5 months ago

Use this thread to report on recipes from the following chapters from DEEP RUN ROOTS: RUTABAGAS; APPLES; BEETS; MU...

alex9179 commented 2 hours ago

What Are You Baking These Days? December 2017 Edition!

by TorontoJo 10 days ago

There's a separate Holiday Treats thread, but not all our December baking will be for the holidays. So...what are you...


shellybean27 commented 2 hours ago

Share your favorite recipes for chantrelle mushrooms

by letsindulge 21 hours ago

What to do with 1.5# of fresh chantrelle mushrooms? Aside from risotto what preparations will showcase this beautiful...


shellybean27 commented 2 hours ago

Green Tea Ice Cream Topping

by aronsinvest 18 hours ago

I'm having an Asian dinner...serving green tea ice cream with a few almond cookies. Beside red beans what else could ...

TheLibsters commented 2 hours ago

Browning onions, why?

by Siouxchef 5 days ago

Why do some recipes require browned (a/k/a caramelized) onions and other times we're warned to just soften, not brow...


Siouxchef commented 2 hours ago

Suggestions for treat box

by dzh115 24 hours ago

I am wanting to give a few of my coworkers a small box with baked treats. Ideally it would be an assortment of not to...

TheLibsters commented 3 hours ago

January 2018 COTM: Nominations

by MelMM 3 days ago

I know it's crazy early and we've barely started on the December books, but I would like to have some extra time to g...


saregama commented 3 hours ago

Unpleasant smells from cooked meats

by tusker 4 years ago

Hello, I'm new here. I've never been much of a cook, but I want to learn. One thing I would like to resolve(somethi...


keto3000 commented 4 hours ago

Added baking soda and powder to cookie batter too soon

by The Cats Other Mother 4 hours ago

I'm making gingerbread cookies and I accidentally added the baking powder and baking soda to the butter, molasses and...

DECEMBER 2017 COTM: Martha Stewart's Appetizers - Stylish Bites; Sips; Basic Recipes and Techniques

by MelMM 11 days ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters from Martha Stewart's Appetizers: Stylish Bites (pp. 172-231) ...

alex9179 commented 5 hours ago

What Cookbooks Have You Bought Lately, or Are You Lusting After? December 2017 Edition!

by buttertart 10 days ago

A little late to the party, but...I have just finished reading the ATK cookie book, and there is almost nothing in it...

nofunlatte commented 6 hours ago

Any Shakshuka experts?

by lecker 1 day ago

Having consulted SeriousEats, Ottolengthi recipes and a few other blogger sites, I have been trying to perfect my Sha...

lecker commented 10 hours ago

SPICED NUTS – Home Cooking Dish of the Month, December 2017

by masha 11 days ago

Welcome to our Reporting Thread for our December Dish of the Month (“DOTM”). For those new to our DOTM series, the p...

MidwesternerTT commented 15 hours ago

Weekly Menu Plans – December 2017

by MidwesternerTT 16 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in December. What’s planned from the COTM (C...


sallyt commented 15 hours ago