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Adding ingredients by proportion

by BigDaddyAle 15 years ago

Any web sites out there that create recipes using proportions instead of measured quantities?For example-2.5 parts bread flour one part water. Thanks BDA


by Jean 15 years ago

Have been having some trouble lately when cooking meatballs. They seem to fall apart while simmering in the red gravy for pasta. Mix the ground beef with egg and breadcrumbs, salt, pepper and fre...

Cookie Exchange 1st Prize Recipe

by Funwithfood 15 years ago

This cookie recipe brought me 1st prize at a cookie exchange. I used fresh sage (3x amt of dried). It is not very sweet and has some texture because of the cornmeal. Frankly, I was surprised it w...

ISO your best recipes for poppyseed (mohn) cookies

by twinmommy 15 years ago

I want to perfect these for my husband who associates them w/ his childhood/mother. Thanks in advance!


by Butters 15 years ago

I just made the Gramery Tavern gingerbread and have leftover Oatmeal Stout. I saw in the NYT today that there's a recipe for Chocolate Guinness Cake. Would the Oatmeal Stout work instead of Guinn...

problem with sage

by sg 15 years ago

i made ravioli w/ sage and butter sauce for the first time yesterday and it was actually the first time i've ever tasted or cooked w/ sage (horrors!). anyway, i was terribly disappointed with the r...

Fish Cake

by Keely 15 years ago

I am looking for a tasty, rather simple fish cake recipe. Any type of fish will work, but looking more toward salmon. Thanks in advance.

How long does homemade mayonnaise last?

by Caviar 15 years ago

I made too much mayonnaise. I made it with lemon juice and salt, so it should be inhospitable to the beasties - how long will it keep in the fridge?

Marrons Glac├ęs?

by JoanN 15 years ago

Looking to make my own. Does anyone have a recipe or a suggestion where I might find one? TIA.

Goose for Christmas?

by klumppilston 15 years ago

We're having a smaller-than-usual Christmas gathering at our house this year, so we've started thinking goose instead of some other, larger, hunk of beast. Will one goose comfortably feed four hun...

Fresh Ham Report

by rudeboy 15 years ago

I had VERY GOOD RESULTS with my fresh ham, which was purchased as an afterthought and in addition to a brined smoked turkey and a brined deep fried turkey. Thanks to Karl S., Iliane, Chuck, JLaw...

Sweet and Sour Meatballs

by annie 15 years ago

Does anyone have a really "retro" recipe; one that uses jar bar-be-que sauce and melted grape jelly?

Immune system-challenged food suggestions

by --susan 15 years ago

I have a friend in the hospital who, due to some serious chemo & radiation, is verging on neutropenic. (Very low white blood cells. Basically, he pretty much lacks an immune system right now.) Th...

marinade/recipe for grilled salmon fillets

by patty 15 years ago

need a quick, simple,tasty marinade/recipe for salmon fillets done on the outdoor grill for guests this weekend. Any ideas greatly appreciated. Thanks much

Need to make an impressive meal in an hour

by brooklynmasala 15 years ago

This Sat I will have guests visiting. We are planning on going sightseeing all day and getting home around 6 -6:30 in the evening. I want to make a nice dinner but be eating within an hour of get...

Recipe for a whipped cream Ambrosia w/out marshmellows

by Bruin2 15 years ago

Personally, I'm not a fan, but my wife loves ambrosia. I'm looking for a good recipe to make some for her. Thank you. (PS. I realize this is not a complicated dish and if its just mix whipped cream...

Sashimi Oysters

by Katherine 15 years ago

I'm trying to recreate a sashimi oyster dish my DH had in Narita many years ago. He remembers a small dish of pickled oysters - not cooked, but firm because they had been marinated in vinegar, he ...

Why did my chocolate get streaky?

by Redbone 15 years ago

Help! I'm trying to make an assortment of dried, chocolate dipped goodies--ginger, apricots, figs. Thankfully I only did a few last night. On the advice of the pastry chef at work (I'm a line coo...

Favourite Kitchen Tools or Gadgets (X-Mas Help)

by Minor Gourmand 15 years ago

I need to make a X-mas list, and as a new baker, I want the list to be full of useful utilities which I can use over and over again. - So my question is, what are the tools you use in the kitc...

methods for hainan/chinese boiled/whitecut chicken

by thejulia 15 years ago

i know there are a lot of variations in the flavorings and sauces depending on the region, but does anyone have any definitive suggestions on the poaching or steeping or boiling method to render th...

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