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Christmas Duck

by CurtA 14 years ago

My teen age son wants to cook a duck for Christmas dinner. He has some basic cooking experience, and the motivation, so I am going to let him run with it. Any cooking directions would be very helpf...

London Broil okay to stir-fry?

by liondancer 14 years ago

Bought a bunch on sale and am getting tired of eating it as a slab o' meat. I know some cuts are better for certain types of cooking and was wondering if this would turn out okay as an oyster sauce...

Niman Ranch meats

by kc girl 14 years ago

Bought a London Broil at Trader Joe's yesterday and it was Niman Ranch brand. It was $7.99 per pound! When I get a London Broil from our neighborhood grocery store butcher (I don't know what bran...

Recipe for a Snowball Cake?

by Michele Cindy 14 years ago

I've read a lot about a new bakery Fluff that serves homemade hostess style snowballs. I'd like to make a snowball cake. Hoping someone could come up with a recipe that would mimic the marshmallo...

Rum and Plum Cake

by Rufus Kink 14 years ago

Hello there, I am madly in love with the Harbord bakery (in Toronto, Ontario) Rum and Plum cake that is only sold around Nov/Dec. The bakery specializes in Jewish/Eastern European goods, so it m...

Short Ribs

by chowfreak 14 years ago

going to take my first stab at this fall/winter favorite. can the hounds point me in the direction of a simple, but delicious recipe for a nice, slow cooked beef short rib dinner this weekend. i ...

dipping chocolate for candied ginger

by Redbone 14 years ago

I'm trying to do interesting homemade stuff this year--what's a good recipe for a dipping chocolate for candied ginger and dried fruits that will stay pretty stable? What about mixing stuff of (sa...

Help - home renovation = need for crockpot recipes

by Weiszguy 14 years ago

Hello - Long and short of it is I have been without an oven/stove since Memorial Day. I was doing okay with the grill until the cold weather hit and now I'm jonesing for soup/stew/chili/anything h...

Why I won't bother brining again...(longish rant)

by Carb Lover 14 years ago

Well, after several yrs. of hearing much about the virtues of brining and being particularly swayed by hounds this year, I decided to give the brine method a whirl. I would rate last yr's turkey as...

How to change my embittered relationship w/ radicchio?

by Carb Lover 14 years ago

I recently purchased a couple of beautiful heads of radicchio from my local farmer's market. They looked fresh--leaves were tight and vibrant. I have never cooked w/ radicchio before--only have h...

Russian eggs

by Shmingrid 14 years ago

Was out to dinner the other night and one of my companions ordered an appetizer of lox with "russian eggs". The egg portion of the dish looked like a scoop of pale orange sherbert. I wasn't given a...

Christmas Pork Roast ?

by Kim 14 years ago

It's my turn to host Christmas dinner this year. I was thinking about doing a pork loin, since everyone is tired of turkey, ham for Easter and I can't afford a beef tenderloin. But cooking a pork r...

cooking buffalo (bison)

by dknywbg 14 years ago

I bought a couple of pounds of buffalo stew meat the other day--my husband loves beef but has been told to stay away b/c of cholesterol. The idea of a warm, rich stew is really appealing to me, but...


by ACM 14 years ago

Man, it's all too much. I used to be content with my good old all-purpose (unbleached) white flour. Then I experimented with other types, and before you know it I was in over my head. I need some c...

frozen salmon

by tired 14 years ago

I have a frozen salmon fillet in the freezer and am trying to think of a simple idea to make it more tasty. I was thinking of preparing it with the ginger scallion sauce recipe described in a prev...

Speaking of Latkes... Brisket Recipes?

by Emme 14 years ago

I don't eat brisket myself, but I volunteered to make the brisket this year. Grandma loves her job as latka guru. Does anyone have any great recipes for brisket? My mom used to cook it, starting...

Pecan meal

by Chuck 14 years ago

For anybody who does not know what this particular product is...In the pecan stores that are found at various Southern cities along the Interstates, they sell it in bags like corn meal. Anyway, d...

recipes for porcinis

by Nathan Lee 14 years ago

A friend just came back from a successful mushroom foraging trip and gave me a quart of tried porcinis. I've searched and found some recipes that sound good, but would really like to learn some fro...

Calling Southwest cooks--New mexico style chile verde recipe?

by patrick 14 years ago

I grew up in Colorado, and my subsequent urban life in Seattle and the Bay Area has been spent learning more about mexican food than I ever knew was possible. However, there is one thing I have nev...

So what did you learn from your Thanksgiving meal?

by Wendy Lai 14 years ago

I learned that even though it saves time, it's not a god idea to pre-slice potato and soak in water. While the water keeps them from turning black, it leaches out the starch and curls up the slice...

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