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Seeking Canadian recipe: Dream Cake

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by Susan Marme 15 years ago

Looking for a recipe for a 1960's vintage rural Ontario bakery treat (may still exist, haven't lived "home" in a very long time) - dream cake: pastry (somewhat richer than pie pastry) bottom laye...

Grilling with wood

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by RUBulldog 15 years ago

I've always used charcoal to grill. I want to try using hickory, oak or mesquite. Anybody have any tips on grilling hicken, steaks, tri tip, top round/London Broil over wood?

actual good low cal bagel spread

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by annab 15 years ago

I won't reprint the recipe, 'cause of copywright, but I just made a bagel spread from a diet journal with low fat cream cheese, canned salmon and some lemon juice all whipped together. I'm really s...

Shortbread pie crust tips?

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by T in DC 15 years ago

Any ideas or tips for making a shortbread pie crust? Having never made shortbread, I am a little intimidated. I’ve been told it’s simple, but often the simplest of recipes are the toughest. To make...

brining and frying turkey

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by sfeater 15 years ago

hello. I've read lots of posts about brining turkey and last year I had a great experience frying my turkey. I wanted to combine these two tactics (brining and frying) and I was wondering if any ...

Talkin' Smokin'

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by Dax 15 years ago

for the walking bird day, we'll be smoking a bird, frying a bird, probably smoking a shoulder too. Without getting out of hand, would a smoked duck or a smoked goose be better? Maybe we''ll just ...

Red cabbage recipe

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by judybird 15 years ago

My German sister-in-law is making duck and spaetzle for Thanksgiving, and asked me to fix a red cabbage dish to go with it. Anyone have a recipe to share? TIA

Looking for specific brussel sprout recipe

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by amp156 15 years ago

Someone posted on the Manhattan board looking for a recipe for brussel sprouts w/ chestnuts and bacon. It was from Balducci's, but noone replied. Thought I'd try here. Also interested in any oth...

Meringue

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by Cathy2 15 years ago

Hi, I love and hate meringue. I don't love meringue which does a fine imitation of styrofoam block in texture, appearance or taste. This type is often present and piled high on Lemon Me...

advice on poached pear/puff pastry dessert?

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by mtyf 15 years ago

I would like to make something to this effect for thanksgiving dinner, but I am not sure about the details. Was thinking of either poaching or baking pears with cinnamon, vanilla, maybe maple or ...

Tart Dough help needed

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by Tracy L. 15 years ago

I made the tart dough for the Pinenut Rosemary Tart from the Last Course. It rolled out beautifully after refrigeration but when I put it in the tart pan it broke and tore. I did little patch jobs...

Stuffed acorn squash

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by Buttercup 15 years ago

Picked up some nice golden acorn squash at the market this morning. I want to stuff them with something including ground turkey, some leftover brown rice, onions, pine nuts, chopped zucchini, fresh...

Seeking inspiration for fancy Thanksgiving dessert

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by eel 15 years ago

I’ve scoured Epicurious, poured through The Cake Bible, but still have a mental block! I’m trying to come up with a festive, beautiful, memorable, and of course delicious dessert that fits within...

Hazelnut Cardamom Cookies (by request)

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by GG Mora 15 years ago

GretchenS requested this recipe: Hazelnut Cardamom Cookies 8 whole cardamom pods 1 c. whole hazelnuts, skins on 1 1/3 c. AP flour 1/2 tsp. baking soda pinch salt 1/2 c. sugar (I use evaporated ...

Treacle Trouble

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by Murray 15 years ago

I was supposed to pick up a package of chewy, smooth, delicious black treacle candy for a friend who loves the stuff that I've gotten while passing through Heathrow airport. I forgot. Now I need ...

Microwave buying advice

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by Olga 15 years ago

Hello, My old microwave has been slowly but surely dying and now it is taking over 3 minutes to boil a small cup of water. I'm looking to a buy a new microwave and want to get something more powe...

Homemade Food Gifts

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by GretchenS 15 years ago

Talk of holiday baking made me think of last January’s great thread on Homemade Food Gifts You Gave (linked below) which had a huge number of great ideas. I hereby request GG Mora’s recipe for ha...

Salt Mills

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by squirrel 15 years ago

CTeam, Sorry, I still don't have a handle on what goes where...guess I thought this was more recipes than equipment. Anyone out there have a salt mill they feel strongly about (good or bad)?   I...

MASHED POTATO TECHNIQUE

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by potato head 15 years ago

Help!!!!!! I need all of you chowhounders to back me up on my mashed potato technique. Annoying brother in law insists that I use a hand mixer to mash my potatoes, I prefer to use a ricer. Can som...

nonstick frying pan

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by Carrie 15 years ago

Since our Calphalon nonstick frying pan has started peeling, we’re in the market for a new nonstick frying pan. What would you recommend?

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