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Electric and/or cordless cheese graters

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by Bruin2 15 years ago

My wife would like an electric and/or cordless cheese grater. We have a manual one that requires turning a handle that for reasons not important is now hard for her. Is anyone using one and if so, ...

mandolin

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by vozick 15 years ago

I have a beautiful new mandolin. So what do I do with it other than slicing potatoes and beets? Any good salads with sliced vegetables? Thank you.

Two Gazpacho Recipes

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by Emme 15 years ago

I'm searching for two different gazpacho recipes. I would like to find one that does not have bread cubes or bread crumbs in it. I would also like to find a good version of "green gazpacho." Al...

Pepper Jelly: please divulge your family's recipe?

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by Carb Lover 15 years ago

After hearing about Foster's Market Seven Pepper Jelly (see link) a while back, I've wanted to try making my own (not necessarily w/ 7 peppers though). It seems like such a versatile and unique con...

do ahead appetizers

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by dmj 15 years ago

I am planning a cocktail party for New Year's Eve and would to know some of your favorite appetizers that I can prepare in advance. They can be hot, cold or room temperature. I just want to be ab...

Is there a way to make a waffle without a waffle maker?

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by Windy 15 years ago

I don't own a waffle maker, so I was wondering if there's a way to make waffles without one. Or is that just called a pancake if you try to use waffle batter in a pan? It would be nice to get tha...

Shepherd's Pie Recipe

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by missem 15 years ago

This SO has requested Shepherd's Pie. I've found some recipes, but don't have a good feel for what would be good. Some start with raw ground lamb and others use cooked minced lamb -- some have veg...

best recipes for make in advance and freeze soups??

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by wurstle 15 years ago

since it's easier to cook on some nights than others, I've found in the winter it's nice to have some pre-made soups in the freezer that can be defrosted and served. I have a curried butternut squ...

Foolproof yet festive suggestions for Christmas dinner?

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by K 15 years ago

I am a really inexperienced, not-so-good cook. Yet, I need to do a Christmas dinner for our (small) family. We are tired of the ham, mashed potatoes and peas ritual. I would highly appreciate an...

Suggestions for French lentils

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by Arthur 15 years ago

I have a pound or so of French lentils and I'd like to make soup---can I substitute them for green lentils? Or do any of you have a good recipe for soup made with French lentils.

How Can I Fix These Cookies?

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by Sarnie 15 years ago

I have a recipe for cookies that are supposed to puff up then crackle. Mine puff up but then they completely deflate into flat cookies. They're light as a feather and very thin. I tried baking w...

Short Ribs - Sides?

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by chowfreak 15 years ago

i made a very simple yet delicious short rib recipe last night which was provided from a past chowhound thread (Thanks to Fidelixi). I am having a dinner party next weekend and want to serve th...

need advice on making gingerbread houses...

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by mtyf 15 years ago

We are having a holiday party this weekend, and were thinking it would be nostalgic and fun to set people up (in teams, no less - we can get pretty competitive!!) with ingredients for gingerbread h...

pomegranites

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by beaumont 15 years ago

looking or serving suggetions, recipies etc. for this intresting fruit that i no litle about.

Corn Tortillas - in quesadillas?

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by Coyote 15 years ago

I often use up leftover chicken, turkey, steak in quesadillas made with flour tortillas. I have some corn tortillas I need to use up and some roast chicken looking for a home. Think corn tortilla...

Buddha's hand?

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by Becky 15 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 15 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 15 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 15 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 15 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 ...

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