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Zwilling J.A. Henckels holiday sale underway in Pleasantville, N.Y.

by gutreactions 3 minutes ago

The annual Holiday sale is on out of the new Pleasantville headquarters of Zwilling J.A. Henckels on special dates th...

SPICE CAKE: Dish of the Month November 2017

by L.Nightshade 17 days ago

Welcome to the Home Cooking DOTM reporting thread for November 2017. This month we’ll be making Spice Cake. I’m alrea...


painperdu commented 8 minutes ago

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

by ChristinaMason 16 days ago

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

EllenCooks commented 9 minutes ago

Flat Iron Steak

by Krautnribs 3 months ago

Since the discussions are old on this subject, I thought I just start it as new. Every time I've cooked this cut of m...


acgold7 commented 1 hour ago

What temperature do you have the grill on when cooking steak?

by newbiefor1 6 days ago

What temperature do you have the grill on when cooking steak? And how about the broiler? I was reading somewhe...

BeeRich commented 2 hours ago

Corned Beef with no spice packet?

by Hank 11 years ago

I'm going to make corned beef and cabbage (and potatoes, carrots, onions and celery) for the first time tomorrow. I ...


CookWithHeart commented 2 hours ago

Weekly Menu Plans - November 2017

by MidwesternerTT 23 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in November. BRRR .. Soups are sounding good...


masha commented 3 hours ago

Whiskey/Bourbon Tasting - food pairing suggestions?

by The Oracle 4 years ago

I'm in the early stages of planning a whiskey/bourbon tasting.... guest list could range between 12-18/20 people. I'...


colmca01 commented 10 hours ago

Easy low-calorie meals

by ChristinaMason 3 days ago

I am sure there are older threads on this subject, which I'll browse as well, but I'd like to hear your current sugge...

pistachio peas commented 10 hours ago

Why won't these split peas soften?

by efdee 7 years ago

I have made (dried) yellow split pea soup many times from a very simple recipe that doesn't require any soaking, and ...

sunshine842 commented 11 hours ago

Dry and tasteless pound cake

by lw55 24 hours ago

I recently tried to bake a pound cake but it came out very dry and tasteless. Can you help me?


treb commented 11 hours ago

Sweet Potato Gnocchi

by kikstef 13 hours ago

I really want to make sweet potato gnocchi to bring to my future in laws house for Thanksgiving. Wondering if it will...

What's the secret to light fluffy muffins?

by ddelicious 10 years ago

My muffins always seem to come out very dense. What am I doing wrong? Overmixing? Improperly scooping?


forrie commented 14 hours ago

Ginger cake recipe please

by E_M 12 days ago

Over the summer we went to L.A. Burdick Chocolate in Boston and had a ginger cake, which no longer seems to be availa...


Madrid commented 14 hours ago

November 2017 COTM: Honey & Co - Light Dinners, Rolled & Wrapped, Slow Cooked

by MelMM 17 days ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters from Honey & Co.: Light Dinners - pp. 139-164 Rolled and Wrap...

Caitlin McGrath commented 14 hours ago

What Are You Baking These Days? November 2017 Edition!

by Caitlin McGrath 16 days ago

Finally, as we move into the chill of late fall, the heat our ovens generates is a welcome accompaniment to our bakin...

buttertart commented 15 hours ago

mashed potatoes - how long do they keep?

by suncatchercc 11 years ago

Can I eat mashed potatoes (made w/butter and milk) that are a week old, or am I asking for trouble??


lecuyerr commented 17 hours ago

What to do with this beautiful gift of persimmons?

by gutreactions 7 days ago

Ms. Green Thumb, a family friend with an incredible talent for growing things, gifted us with boxes of Fuyu and Hachi...


Khotso98 commented 19 hours ago

December 2017 COTM: Nominations

by MelMM 9 days ago

Even though we've just gotten started on Honey & Co, it's time to start thinking about our December cookbook. To make...


Madrid commented 19 hours ago