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thanks for posting your great banana bread recipe

by efdee 14 years ago

Wanted to report back that I just used Dave M.P.'s recipe to make delicious banana bread. It's very easy and came out perfect the first time. I followed the recipe exactly except that I used 3/4 su...

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts; can of San Marzano tomatoes and garlic

by Newbie 14 years ago

These are the base ingredients I have. Can anybody suggest a good recipe that will include them and any additional ingredients?

A book on pickling

by Howard-2 14 years ago

Below, several people provided references for me in a query I posted re making sauerkraut. For those of you who are into pickling of various sorts, one book that I came across years ago that I t...

Former Jurgensen's Market/Blue Cheese Ball

by christinet 14 years ago

Does anyone remember the fantastic Blue Cheese Ball that Jurgensen's Market on Union St, San Francisco (also Jurgensen's in Bev. Hills and Palm Springs) sold in their deli during the holidays? Have...

Gingerbread cookies

by Brian 14 years ago

Baking cookies isn't normally my thing, but around this time I get an urge to make gingerbread cookies. (I prefer "make" as opposed to "buy" as I love the gingerbread smell that permeates the hous...

Reheating Mashed?

by alex 14 years ago

Is it ok to reheat mashed potatoes? I would like to make them on Saturday morning, put them in the fridge, and then reheat. Is this ok? I suspect I will be ok if I just put them back on the stov...


by Dan S 14 years ago

I have these great pears from Harry and David, and I'm having company. The other day I sprinkled some good quality balsamic on one of theme and it was great. It got me thinking that a balsamic redu...

Question about the Rosemary Cashew Nuts

by LB 14 years ago

I saw the listing in the holiday challenge thread for the rosemary cashew nuts and thought they sounded great. My quesiton is, do they have to be served warm? And I guess, if so, that would mean yo...

Israeli Salad?

by Deenso 14 years ago

My husband had a side dish of Israeli salad at a deli recently and hasn't stopped asking me to make it since then. A quick search has yielded me several recipes, all of which include tomatoes, cu...

Suggestions for room temp potluck dish

by chowster 14 years ago

It is time for the yearly holiday potluck at work and I am stumped as to what to bring. The dish needs to be one that does not require heating. Help, fellow 'hounds!

holiday challenge 2004!

by wow i'm a dog 14 years ago

ok. so last year was the first year i made anything to give for the holidays (not food related, so i won't go into it here) and this year i'm having trouble deciding what food gift to make. can you...

Let's talk Hot Sauce....

by Drew 14 years ago

How about a list of say 3 or more of your favorite hot sauces, (or any other spicy condiments)and your favorite uses of them. Here's a few of mine: Frank's Red Hot - Buffalo wings El Yucateco C...

Vanilla "pudding" cake?

by wlw18 14 years ago

Hi there, One of my favorite desserts is lemon pudding cake, in which, during baking, the batter separates into a souffle-like top layer and a pudding-like bottom layer. Does anyone have a simila...

Coq au vin

by kvpi 14 years ago

I am looking for a great recipe for this dish-- too many ones that I have found take shortcuts that seem unappetizing--

Suggestions for room temp potluck dish

by chowster 14 years ago

It is time for the yearly holiday potluck at work and I am stumped as to what to bring. The dish needs to be one that does not require heating. Help, fellow 'hounds!

Hanukah Menu

by Esther 14 years ago

I am having a small Hanukah party--any suggestions for a menu? Of course we will be having latkes and applesauce! But anything else you can think of would be helpful.

Can you freeze these things and have them thaw out well?

by Wendy Lai 14 years ago

I'm having a holiday party in two weeks. I'd like to make things ahead of time to save myself some last minute hassle. Any advice on making and freezing the following: Mango cheesecake Sweet po...

Joe Jung's fried chicken batter

by gordon wing 14 years ago

On the SF Board we've been reminiscing about Joe Jung's fried chicken. Somebody said the marinage was soy, ginger & scallion with maybe a bit of garlic. Anybody have a good recipe for the batter ...

Update on the brunch menu, with recipe for my strata

by Fatemeh 14 years ago

Thanks to everyone who replied about my brunch menu - the whole meal was a great success, and if our guests weren't on the home-buying warpath, the day would likely have extended beyond its three h...

Vanishing Stock

by Frank 14 years ago

I made the quick chicken stock, (from Cooks Ill. see below), and only got 4 quarts of stock. I put in 5 quarts of water and there is the chicken juice . My question is, It this result normal?...

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