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Great Caviar Tip

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by Chino Wayne 15 years ago

I've linked to a posting on the L.A. board. Sounds like a great tip. If you have comments after reading the linked posting, please remember to put them here. Link: http://www.chowhound.com/topic...

Candy-Making Woes. What went wrong?

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by Laurella 15 years ago

Okay,maybe I'm a fool for continuing to use the same recipe when it's failed on me no fewer than four times, but I've also had success with it and I persist in thinking it's user error. I just can'...

Recipe for lemon semi freddo???????????

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by JoAnn 15 years ago

I'm looking for a recipe for lemon semi freddo. Thought it would be a grand finale to our Christmas Eve crab-fest. Thanks.

To make syrup or not

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by Tracy L. 15 years ago

I'd like to make Jamie Oliver's Surprise Cake (link below). I bought some dessert wine and thought it might be better to use it as a syrup to brush on the cake rather than use it in the creme frai...

Appetizer suggestions using smoked salmon

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by Sunshine Girl 15 years ago

Hi all, and happy holidays! Scored a bunch of smoked salmon courtesy of the holiday goodie baskets we've been getting. Looking to create some kind of app/hors d'oeuvre (sp.?) using such smoked ...

Pommegranite reduction "stuck"- help!

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by meezles 15 years ago

I made a pommegranite reduction (just reduced juice) and put it in the fridge. Now it's hardened. How do I loosen it- heat it, add liquid? Thanks

Thanks!! and another question... LIVE TURKEYS!?!?!? in Turkmenistan - seriously.

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by woo! 15 years ago

First off, thanks fellow 'hounds on the good sauce ideas for the beef tenderloin. I ended up preparing 3 whole beef tenderloins and 6 racks of lamb for our guests as the meat course (salmon as fish...

is my christmas ham ruined?

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by adamclyde 15 years ago

I've seen others lament on similar topics lately... but not with ham. Being the genius I am, I bought a ham last night, and left it on the counter. Realized this morning (about 11 hours later). Put...

Macaroni & Cheese - Charles' Southern style

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by Jimmyray 15 years ago

Am looking to make a simple macaroni and cheese like that at Charles' Southern Style Kitchen. That means no foofy cheese, breadcrumbs, etc.

Fast Help Please - Making Unsalted Butter Salted?

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by torta basilica 15 years ago

How much salt per 1/2 C should I add? Recipes call for regular butter & I've run out. Thanks & very Happy & Peaceful Holidays to All!!! P.S. Sorry, moderaters - posted in wrong place first...

Lamb Accompaniments for Christmas Day

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by Chuck 15 years ago

I'm doing a grilled leg of lamb with rosemary salt on Christmas and am kind of stumped as to what I should serve with it. The lamb will be marinated in yogurt, garlic, rosemary, and pepper before...

HELP! My chestnut soup tastes like a tin can!!!

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by Liser 15 years ago

Help! I just made chestnut soup in advance for Xmas day, and it tastes like the inside of a tin can. I used two jars of steamed chestnuts and one can of French ones (very thoroughly rinsed), as w...

What else can I do with mascarpone?

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by Miss M 15 years ago

I purchased 2 tubs of marscapone cheese to make a tiramisu for Christmas Eve. I'm not sure I will have the time to make it tonight. Does anyone have any other good, easy suggestions on how to use ...

homemade food gifts

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by Luther 15 years ago

Any homemade food gifts out there? I remember my mom used to make jars of "Russian Tea" it had cinnamon, sugar, iced tea mix, and tang...there might have been other ingredients as well. I have made...

Italian Christmas Eve

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by Miss M 15 years ago

Okay, with Christmas eve fast approaching, I am once again trying to replicate the traditional Italian fish feast of my yester years in Brooklyn. I don't usually serve 7 different fish but I try t...

Fresh crabmeat question

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by FrankT 15 years ago

I bought a pound of fresh jumbo lump crabmeat (good thing I stopped at the ATM first) and won't be using it all tonight. Two questions ----- how long will it keep in the fridge and can I freeze wh...

'Tis the season...

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by ChiliDude 15 years ago

Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night! You should all have a grand feast!

Appetizer to bring Christmas Eve?

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by Susie Q 15 years ago

I am going to a dinner Christmas Eve and have been asked to bring an appetizer. Any suggestions for something that can be prepared ahead and will make a great impression. Others are bringing shri...

Strata or Quiche for holiday brunch?

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by Judith 15 years ago

I am having the family for brunch on Sunday. Making a Strata for the main course appeals because it is assembled the day before. However, the recipes I have read all sound pretty heavy, as bread is...

Homemade Powdered Sugar?

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by desert rat 15 years ago

Here it is, holiday baking season, and I am reminded once again just how much I dislike the powdered sugar sold at the supermarkets. It has cornstarch in it and I can taste it. I think I once heard...

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