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Vegetarian Christmas Eve

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by Aimee 15 years ago

I'm making a vegetarian dinner for four. I'm leaning towards something French-inspired. Perhaps white bean soup, pissaldaire, and salad and cheese. I've never made a bean soup without some sort ...

Any standouts in Bittman's book?

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by Pat the cookie 15 years ago

So I bought Bittman's How To Cook Everything. Looks like a great all purpose cookbook, and I'd like to make something out of it right away. For those who own one, do you have any one or two favor...

Extracts vs. oils

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by Andrea 15 years ago

Please help! I'm baking a cheesecake tomorrow night and the recipe calls for 2 teaspoons peppermint extract. I have peppermint oil and I'm sure the equivalent of oil is much less than extract. D...

Best Recipe You Acquired This Year

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by Sam D. 15 years ago

For me it was the recipe for "Balzano Apple Cake" featured in the NY Times 9/22/04. I've made it five or six times already and it has turned out to be one of my best desserts. Of course it also hel...

Meyer lemon sauce

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by curiouscook 15 years ago

I have had Meyer lemon sauce at some high end restaurants in LA and loved it with both meat and fish. Anyone know how to make it? TIA

Good pasta cookbook?

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by Richie 15 years ago

Morning, Do any of you have recs for a good pasta and sauce cookbook for part of a xmas gift? Thanks,Richie

Herbs instead of Lettuce for sandwiches, wow!

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by Curtis 15 years ago

Never really realized how good fresh herbs are on a sandwich until I made one today: some leftover pork tenderloin, tomato, splash of dijon and mayo, salt, and a small handful of ripped coriander l...

Alton Brown recipe

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by Miest 15 years ago

Does anyone have Alton Brown's recipe for tofu-based Caesar dressing? I've made it and it's delicious, but now I can't find it anywhere.

"Brown Butter"...I Can't Get Enough!

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by Funwithfood 15 years ago

I love the taste of brown butter! It's like a magnet--whenever I see it mentioned on a menu I MUST order it. Does anyone have any recipes/ideas to feed my addiction!? TIA :)

ISO GG's pear cake recipe

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by Shaebones 15 years ago

I know it was posted recently but for the life of me I can't locate it. Would like to make it today. Can someone post the link?? Thanks.

pancetta & brussel sprouts recipe

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by wurstle 15 years ago

I made this a few weeks ago and it came out very well. It's from the CIA Gourmet Meals in Minutes cook book. My sister in law loved it and asked for the recipe so I thought as long as I was typin...

Gluehwein

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by LisaM 15 years ago

I've offered to make some gluehwein (German for mulled wine) for a party tomorrow night, but I've never made it before. I have a recipe in mind: 750ml bottle of dry red wine, 1/3 cup brandy, 1/3 ...

Best recipe for plain creme brulee

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by jsl 15 years ago

I am searching for your favorite creme brulee recipe. My family prefers it plain, no liquor or fruit added. Thanks in advance.

can openner

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by jeff 15 years ago

I'm looking for some advice on can openers. I had a manual one for 5-6 years that was great. The blade started to rust so I bought a kitchenaid that was horrible. I'm now using an even worse one fr...

Help! Need Recipe for Homemade Ice cream Cones with Waffle Iron

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by Ice Cream Queen Wanna Be 15 years ago

I've been invited to attend a work staff pot luck hoiday lunch party this week. We have been asked to bring dessert or a salad. At last years party I brought home made lasagna, and everyone loved...

"Kinder Gentler Potato Latkes"

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by JoAnn 15 years ago

I tried this recipe and it's wonderful! My brother and I parboiled and grated the potatoes hours in advance. There was no excess liquid, no yucky brown potatoes, and best of all, there was batter...

Virgina Ham search

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by The Searchers 15 years ago

We would like to know where to buy the best organic Virgina Ham in the country, any leads, internet or otherwise would be appreciated.

Baccala (salted cod) Spread

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by Ray 15 years ago

I saw a dish on The Italian Christmas Special on The Food Network. It was a spread for crostini made primarily with the cod and potatoes then put in the food processor to make the spread. It wasn...

Yogurt making kits

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by nja 15 years ago

Hello, I'm thinking of buying as a gift a home yogurt making kit. Anyone have any specific products to recommend? The one below looked nice the other day in the store. Link: http://surlatable....

Rite of Passage - My Turn to Make The Latkes

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by peppermint pate 15 years ago

Every year, for as long as I can remember, my aunt has made the latkes for our family's Channukah party. Unfortunately, after 87 very good years, she passed away earlier this year. I have volunteer...

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