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Buddha's hand?

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by Becky 14 years ago

My roomamte and I got a couple of buddha's hand citrons (fingered citron) at the food bank and are wondering what to do with them. The lady there said put a chunk in soup or stew. (when I said, "...

aidell meat cookbook

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by jasmurph 14 years ago

I'm wondering what people think of the complete meat cookbook by Bruce Aidell. It seems good for information on, well, meat, but how good are the recipes?

Polenta: what to cook it in?

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by brookmonton 14 years ago

My last few batches of polenta have stripped a fair portion of the enamel off the bottom of my cast iron dutch oven. My fault for buying one from the Martha Stewart Collection at KMart, I guess. ...

Things to make with limes?

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by Midlife 14 years ago

I have really enjoyed the lime tree we planted when we moved into our new home last year, but the SoCal season is ending and I haven't been able to keep up with the crop. What interesting things c...

Stuffing a capon

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by Larry Lustig 14 years ago

I have a 9.5 pound capon in the freezer that I would like to make for a Channukah dinner next weekend. Although I've roasted plenty of chicken, I have no experience stuffing birds in general, and ...

singapore noodles recipe?

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by beaumont 14 years ago

i say the rant on the general board which got me thinking how much i love this dish. any hounds have a great recipie?

red snapper recipes needed

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by foodie in lawyer's clothing 14 years ago

I have some beautiful red snapper filets for use tonight that I had my fish guy cut right off the newly-deceased fish. Good ideas that are light (not fried) and using pantry ingredients?

Tips and Recipes for a new food processor owner

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by Wendy8869 14 years ago

Well, I just got home and found a new cuisinart food processor on my front porch. An early xmas present from my folks. I had just picked up the ingredients for my grandmother's chicken and noodle...

meals that freeze well

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by naomi 14 years ago

Holidays are coming, and I have a relative who every year looks forward to my gift - a bunch of home cooked meals that I put in individual containers for her to freeze and microwave anytime she nee...

Israeli Couscous

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by Tracy L. 14 years ago

The mediterranean market near my house carries Israeli Couscous, but the packages don't have directions. Do I have to make this in a double boiler or can I make it in my no frills rice cooker or in...

Request: recipe 4 Shepherd's Pie

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by Matthew David 14 years ago

Hiya Hounds! Love to have the quintessential recipe for Shepherd's Pie...there is a lot on the web, but I do not know which sites to trust. Thanks! ~Matthew

Good cocktail/punch recipe for a group?

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by beanbag 14 years ago

I'll be hosting a small (10-15 people)holiday cocktail party on a weeknight, and I'm looking for a good (alcoholic) cocktail that I can make in a big batch so that I don't have to play bartender al...

how to make fried chicken? help!

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by missL 14 years ago

I am plannig on making some fried chicken for my beau on his birthday... I've never tried it, and I need help! The recipes I've looked up online are all different, which makes me not know who to t...

Too much red pepper in my chili soup!

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by Cindy H 14 years ago

HELP... is there anyone who can tell me how to get the HOT out of my soup? I tried to take a shortcut and it was a big mistake.

best square baking dishes

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by sg 14 years ago

i'm making a gooey pumpkin butter cake and a pear cake, both which require square baking dishes, so i need to go buy some tonight. which kind are best? glass, aluminum, ceramic, etc.? should i just...

poaching fish

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by tomtom 14 years ago

i just received a beautiful fish poacher as an early holiday gift. i have no idea how to use it. it is suitable for a whole fish. any hounds have some recipies and tips they can share?

Are "fresh" turkeys a sham?

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by Carb Lover 14 years ago

Ok, this issue seems separate from my brining post, so I was wondering if others purchased a "fresh" turkey this year and what your experience was. By "fresh," I don't mean Heritage or other labels...

Ideas/help for a festive champagne brunch

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by Fatemeh 14 years ago

I'm having some friends over for a champagne brunch, and trying to come up with dishes that will (a) use some of what's in my CSA delivery this week, (b) be festive & upscale and (c) be easy to pre...

Roasting carrots...what to season w/ for the best flavor?

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by kimchee 14 years ago

I love roasted carrots but they never seem to taste as good the few times I have tried to make them at home. What's the secret to seasoning them? Broth, herbs, spices, salt and Pepper, or a combo...

flavored mashed potatoes

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by naomi 14 years ago

I'd like to jazz up the mashed potatoes this year a bit....maybe garlic, or onion....nothing too fancy - my family likes super-simple food - as in, if it was up to them, I wouldnt even use salt and...

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