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What's For Dinner #437 (March 2020) - Spring Is Approaching!

by Amandarama 1 month 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? ...

tough pot roast - overcooked or not cooked long enough?

by l2cook 7 years ago

so i cooked a roast in a slow cooker (along with pearl onions, red bliss potatoes, and baby carrots) under low heat for close to 10 hours. when i checked on it later, the roast was tough. how can...

gefilte fish--can I freeze it?

by sarosenthall 11 years ago

I need to make a batch of gefilte fish for an early seder this weekend, and then I need another batch to serve the following weekend. It would be great if I didn't have to make it twice, but could...

First Quarter 2020 Baking Cookbook of the Month: FOOD52 GENIUS DESSERTS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 3 months ago

Welcome to our First Quarter Baking COTM, running through March 2020, FOOD52 GENIUS DESSERTS: 100 RECIPES THAT WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU BAKE. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion of ...

About melting pecorino romano for cacio e pepe

by Lucius9270 7 days ago

Hello all, I've been trying to make cacio e pepe by whisking pecorino romano and pasta water until it reaches a consistency similar to heavy cream but the cheese always ends up clumping together...

February 2019 COTM Ottolenghi Simple: Meat and Seafood and Dessert

by islandmermaid 1 year ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of Ottolenghi Simple: *MEAT (p. 204-237) and SEAFOOD (p. 243-263) and DESSERT ...

ISTANBUL AND BEYOND - North-Central Anatolia, Basics (pp. 299-342)

by MelMM 7 days ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters from Istanbul & Beyond: Wheat, Legumes & Lamb - North-Central Anatolia (pp. 299-330) Basics & Daily Dishes (pp. 331-342) Please put the re...

Anchovies! Delicious? Multifunctional or Not?

by kelvin_of_ranard 11 days ago

I bought a tin of King Oscar anchovies to complete a Bolognese sauce, and used the leftover fillets in a olive oil vinaigrette. What a wonderful flavor! We’re hooked! [pun intended]. What other...


Beef Brisket with Figs, Mango & Pistachios

by fleetwoodPC 6 days ago

I saw pistachios on the shelf and had the thought to encrust a beef brisket with them. But I also thought to add chopped mangos and figs and cover in maple syrup glaze. Having never done anyt...


"Cantonese Chu-Hau Braised Beef Brisket and Tendons" - Comfort food made for home-isolation!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 6 days ago

With 3 of my foodie friends posting on Facebook, identical dishes they made at home during this Covid19 pandemic. Looks like this ' Chu Hau braised beef brisket and tendons' is the Chinese dish of ...

What do you do with "Hot Dog Water"?

by ipsedixit 9 years ago

You know, the water that you use to boil hot dogs (assuming you boil them)? Seems like such a waste to just dump it. I'm thinking Hot Dog Water might be good for making oatmeal, grits, or eve...


by MelMM 7 days ago

Welcome to our reporting threads for our April selection, ISTANBUL AND BEYOND: EXPLORING THE DIVERSE CUISINES OF TURKEY, by Robyn Eckhardt. Use this thread for general discussion of the book, ingre...

What sides with Salmon croquettes?

by kengk 7 years ago

I'm speaking of the typical Southern style salmon patty. Canned salmon, egg, bread crumbs and pan fried. I like them but don't really ever know what to serve with them.

Reheating spaghetti carbonara?

by lawgirl3278 11 years ago

I just made spaghetti carbonara for the first time last night (yummy!), but I have plenty of leftovers. What's the best way to reheat it? I usually reheat pasta dishes in a covered pan with a lit...

Original Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe from the 60s

by DebWedge 9 days ago

A while back, I saw a discussion somewhere (thought it was here but maybe not since I can't find it), about where to find an original recipe from the 1960s for Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies. I th...

Clever way to render fat from thinly-sliced beef?

by genericalley 8 days ago

My local Hmart has great deals on pre-marinated thinly-sliced beef. It’s a super versatile ingredient that I can cook in batches and just add to rice or whatever. However, I’m a little finicky abou...

Summer 2019 Cookbook of the Month Cocktail Companion: BATCH COCKTAILS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 10 months ago

Hello and welcome to the reporting thread for our Summer 2019 COTM Cocktail Companion, BATCH COCKTAILS: MAKE-AHEAD PITCHER DRINKS FOR EVERY OCCASION by Maggie Hoffman. Time to roll up our sleeves, ...

Galloping Gourmet cookbook recipes?

by emdb 14 years ago

I was given a flea market sale copy of the Complete Galloping Gourmet Cookbook-- it's so enormous, and the pictures are so old-fashioned, that I have put off paging through it in search of plausibl...