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Another Asian Vegetable Question

by Fort Point 15 years ago

In our Asian market has appeared 1 to 2 inch brown and beige kind of tulip bulb shaped (with a stem) vegetable. I asked a customer what it was, but she did not know. She then asked one of the clerk...

Vegetable ideas - asian flavors

by rudeboy 15 years ago

I'm going to a dinner party tonight, and I've been assigned a "vegetable." I'm going to bring over my wok and outdoor rig and stir fry some things on their patio (as to not take up precious kitchen...

Desperately seeking the best chocolate mousse recipe!

by cowgirlinthesand 15 years ago

For new years Eve dinner I'd like to do a white and dark chocolate mousse plate with fresh berries, chocolate leaves, etc........I have a really wonderful white chocolate mousse recipe - but I've n...

Dropped my All clad copper core fry pan and.....

by potmishap 15 years ago

there is a small dent in the bottom...very small...will that affect the performance of the pan..and how so?

lobster risotto

by nomadfromcincy 15 years ago

What other dishes would you serve with lobster risotto? Asparagus with truffle oil? Sauteed mushrooms? Just a salad? Thanks, Damon

what to do with battarga?

by coll 15 years ago

A chef I know keeps giving me chunks of Battarga wrapped in wax (some kind of Italian fish roe, I think preserved in salt). The previous chef apparently had a thing for it and overstocked before he...


by Pat Darnell 15 years ago

I decided to make some home-cured gravlax. I saw some nice, reasonably priced salmon last week and used a recipe from the joint Julia Childs-Jacques Pepin cookbook. It was very easy, and now here...

Chocolate Cake

by Keri T. 15 years ago

I want to make chocolate cupcakes tonight, would people please share their favorite chocolate cake recipe? Thanks.

Sift and measuring and...some help needed

by ACM 15 years ago

Hello! I have a question that has been perplexing me for some while... When using a digital scale measurement (say, for flour), should I measure the specified weight first and then sift (if the r...

The Perfect Croissant

by Deb Frueh 15 years ago

Once upon a time there was a great little book called "The Perfect Croissant". It appears that I have lost my copy in a move, and now I'm looking for a recipie that is comparable. The most importa...

Non-shellfish, non meat paella

by Nyleve 15 years ago

Ok - any ideas here? A previous post made me think I'd like to serve a paella for a buffet dinner next week. Only one teensy problem: no shellfish allowed and no meat either. Anyone ever do such a ...

Bajan Corn Pie

by westhead74 15 years ago

Hi all. Wondering if someone has a good recipe for Bajan/West Indian corn pie. Thx! WH

Stable whipped cream

by Another question 15 years ago

What's the easiest and least taste-intrusive way to stabilize whipped cream? Not for a hot summer day, just so it won't collapse while waiting for dessert at an upcoming potluck? Thanks again.

Prime Rib Question

by Billy 15 years ago

I understand that a Prime Rib Roast cut from the back end, which consists of ribs 9-12 (also called "the first four ribs" for some reason) contains the largest part of the eye muscle and is the mos...

Buffalo wings

by RUBulldog 15 years ago

Anybody have suggestions on how to make homemade buffalo wings? What kind of hot sauce do you use? Do you just put the wings into hot oil? Or do they get some batter? How hot should the oil be?...

Lemon cake recipe?

by Questions Questions 15 years ago

Can anybody point me in the direction of a simple but good lemon cake with lemon buttercream frosting? I'm just a pretty-handy-in-the-kitchen husband wanting to make my wife a requested B-Day cake...

steamed lobster

by coll 15 years ago

I make whole Maine lobsters every Christmas Eve (along with the other fish dishes) and was thinking to steam instead of boil. I've done it before, but sometimes it comes out better than others. I w...

Chocolate to use for Buche de Noel

by Nancy 15 years ago

Thanks for all the positive replies to my buche de noel question below. My next question is which brand of chocolate to use for the cake and the ganache? Thanks again.

paella for christmas

by ton casmo 15 years ago

i'm going to make a big dish of paella for christmas- any suggestions for good and interesting side dishes?

Beef for Christmas...now what??

by Meils 15 years ago

We are going to do beef tenderloin for 18 and need some sides and do not want anything creamed or yorkshire pudding. In the past, we have done lamb and had roasted root vegetables, which has been n...

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