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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...

Preserving lemon zest?

by --susan 15 years ago

We've got a lot of lemons. A lot. We're going to freeze the juice, but hate to waste all that great zest. Anyone have a tried-and-true way to successfully preserve the zest without all that love...

what to do with a large bag of cookies

by bluespoon 15 years ago

My friend works in a bakery and I have a huge bag of cookies she gave to me becasue they could not sell them. Does anyone know of anything to make with cookies? I was thinking along the lines of St...

baking in cupcake papers

by kc girl 15 years ago

Should I spray oil or something on the paper baking cups (made for cupcakes) if I am filling them to bake a new product, Almond Roca Buttercrunch Cookie Bar Mix, you think? It's described as "sh...

Fresh Yeast and Dry Pigment

by P. 15 years ago

Two Questions: I'm about to do a fair amount of baking for the holidays and when I went to my local Kitchen supply store [Surfas] they did not have any active dry yeast, only instant and a fresh ...

Holiday treats to make two weeks in advance?

by Pia 15 years ago

I know there have already been several threads about holiday food gifts, but many of the recipes seem like they will only last a few days. Is there anything I can make (cookies, candy, nuts) this w...

Hungarian Sour Cherry Soup

by James G 15 years ago

I am making a batch of Hungarian Sour Cherry Soup (Meggyleves) and have run into a question: when I puree half the cherries with the soup liquid, it does not make clear whether I should pass this p...

Crab mousse or similar spread?

by lqf 15 years ago

I'd like to take advantage of the Dungeness season and prepare something mousse-like with strong crab flavor to serve with toasts or use for endive-stuffing. Any suggestions appreciated.

Kobe and Buffalo Burgers

by Chuck 15 years ago

I love a great burger. Just wondering how much different the tastes of these two burgers are in comparison to the traditional burger I love - 1/2lb fresh hand pattied chuck (85%/15%)cooked medium ...

Italian Bread Salad

by zuriga 15 years ago

Does anyone have a recipe for a good bread salad? I saw one the other day on a travel program and had forgotten how yummy they are. Thanks.

What is the best pressure cooker cookbook?

by RachelW 15 years ago

that includes recipes for braised meats.

Fried Olives

by Michael Rodriguez 15 years ago

I've eaten deep-fried olives in a couple of San Francisco restaurants. They were delicious--anchovy-stuffed olives with a very, very light coating of something. I can't duplicate these at home. I'v...

Roasting nuts at home?

by Richie 15 years ago

Morning, I would like to roast and salt nuts at home in the oven. Can I just spray a light coating of canola oil on them instead of soaking them with oil like most recipes I have seen so far? Wha...

Need to find Challah

by kitnimbus 15 years ago

Does anyone know of a good bakery to buy challah at?

Meyer lemon marmalade with lemon thyme

by Emily 15 years ago

Attn Shellfood or Ruth Lafler: Can one of you post the recipe for meyer lemon marmalade with lemon thyme that was mentioned a little while back on this board? I'd love to make a batch for holida...

What I Learned About Latkes This Year

by desert rat 15 years ago

I've made latkes for more years than I care to admit and have made discoveries over the years. Here's another one that seems so simple, I wonder why I haven't heard or read of it somewhere. Prevent...

An alternative to Francis Francis?

by Dipsy 15 years ago

I had decided to buy my husband a Francis Francis espresso maker for Christmas, but I've started thinking that spending $650 on an espresso machine is a little insane. I'm not saying my beloved do...

thanks for posting your great banana bread recipe

by efdee 15 years ago

Wanted to report back that I just used Dave M.P.'s recipe to make delicious banana bread. It's very easy and came out perfect the first time. I followed the recipe exactly except that I used 3/4 su...

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts; can of San Marzano tomatoes and garlic

by Newbie 15 years ago

These are the base ingredients I have. Can anybody suggest a good recipe that will include them and any additional ingredients?

A book on pickling

by Howard-2 15 years ago

Below, several people provided references for me in a query I posted re making sauerkraut. For those of you who are into pickling of various sorts, one book that I came across years ago that I t...

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