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

by Caiatransplant2 3 days ago

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

Thymus commented 2 minutes ago

Thaw Turkey – Cold Water Method?

by marvin8 3 years ago

I’ve read that a 16 lbs. frozen turkey will completely thaw in about 8 hours, submerged in cold tap water (water chan...


koronosborne1 commented 14 minutes ago

Pomegranate... molasses?

by walkie74 4 hours ago

Hey folks, So I got a little carried away with boiling down fresh pomegranate juice. I now have a thick liquid that ...

walkie74 commented 41 minutes ago

Nominations - Home Cooking Dish of the Month: December 2017

by masha 1 day ago

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

MelMM commented 44 minutes ago

Spatchcocking 20lb turkey help!

by carey24 1 day ago

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


ktmtp commented 1 hour ago

November 2017 COTM: Honey & Co - Veggie, Dessert, Drinks

by MelMM 20 days ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters from Honey & Co.: Veggie - pp. 211-234 Dessert - pp. 235-262 ...


Madrid commented 2 hours ago

Weekly Menu Plans - November 2017

by MidwesternerTT 26 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 2 hours ago

Home Cooking Dish of the Month Voting: November 2017

by L.Nightshade 26 days ago

Welcome to the voting thread for November’s Dish of the Month! We had a very active nomination thread, with over 2...


masha commented 2 hours ago

Home Cooking Dish of the Month: Nominations for November 2017

by L.Nightshade 1 month ago

It’s getting chilly around here! November is approaching. It's time to think about what we'll be cooking together nex...


masha commented 2 hours ago

SPICE CAKE: Dish of the Month November 2017

by L.Nightshade 20 days ago

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


masha commented 2 hours ago

What Are You Baking These Days? November 2017 Edition!

by Caitlin McGrath 19 days ago

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

Caitlin McGrath commented 2 hours ago

How To Prevent Roasted Potatoes From Sticking

by JENNYBEEAY 21 hours ago

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


JENNYBEEAY commented 3 hours ago

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

by ChristinaMason 19 days ago

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

ChristinaMason commented 3 hours ago

How much water to cook rice?

by Douglassiter 6 months ago

The directions on plain long grained rice on the stovetop call for 2:1 mixture of water:rice. I understand that many ...


dmh3a commented 3 hours ago

Kraft Mac and cheese

by plude19 20 hours ago

Okay so I have some craft Mac and cheese cheese packets left over and I was wondering if I could use that powder to m...

The_Libster commented 3 hours ago

Stuffing a suckling pig

by helloketi 24 hours ago

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


Samwi commented 3 hours ago

Thanksgiving--how many side dishes do you make for small groups?

by swfood 3 years ago

Curious, how many side dishes people are making for small gatherings (say 1-4 adults). There will be 4 of us, plus 2 ...


truman commented 3 hours ago

Help with Brussel Sprouts on a Stalk

by Alice Patis 11 years ago

At a produce stand last Saturday, I bought a large stalk of brussel sprouts. I haven't had time to prepare them due t...


SallijaneG commented 4 hours ago

Easy low-calorie meals

by ChristinaMason 6 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...

The_Libster commented 4 hours ago

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

by newbiefor1 9 days ago

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

BeeRich commented 4 hours ago