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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...

Steamed Black Bean Spareribs recipe?

by Mark C 15 years ago

Does anyone have a recipe for steamed black bean spareribs? I am talking about the type you eat at dim sum restaurants. They are different compared to when you order "family style". Usuall...

Blini for a crowd

by Carmen 15 years ago

I am trying to find a recipe for a large quantity of blini, but I can only find one that yields 36-40 3-inch blini. I am making gravlax from an almost 4 lb. salmon. Can I just double the recipe? ...

Leftover Rib Eye Roast -- Ideas Anyone?

by Kirk 15 years ago

I have two bones (about four pounds!) of leftover, rare, bone-in rib eye roast. Any ideas for creative uses for dinner? I was thinking about beef stroganoff, but I am open to other ideas.

Deep Fried Mar's bar

by RUBulldog 15 years ago

Does anybody have a recipe for the batter? Also has anybody deep fried the three types of snicker bars? Regular, crunchy, and almonds.

recommendations for everyday yeast breads

by theconiglio 15 years ago

since last summer, i've been making the household bread rather than buying it. i know it sounds labor intensive but it's not, and in this house homemade bread has proven itself far superior to the...

country ham -- how long at room temp is safe?

by john clark 15 years ago

I am planning an open-house day involving a country ham. My lizard-brain vaguely remembers a rule that foods become dangerous after forty minutes between forty and one hundred and forty degrees fa...

A recipe that I am following uses cherry tomatoes and r/o

by learner 15 years ago

asks for 1 1/2 cups of cherry tomatoes. How do you measure 1 1/2 cups of cherry tomatoes? Do you use that liquid measure cup or those stainless steel dry measure scoops or convert cup to a scale me...

Sandwich du Jour

by Kirk 15 years ago

GLOBAL TUNA Toasted Russian Rye Bread Can of Tuna Guys' White Albacore approx. 3 Tbsp Mayonnaise (full strength, Sir Gawain) approx. 3 Tbsp Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce (gives the sandwich about thr...

Help. Has anybody baked with Benecol?

by kiwi 15 years ago

I want to make the pear cake, but wondered if anyone knows if I'd need to make any adjustments for the above, or if I should forget about it. Thanks.

Mario Batali "Holiday Food" Recipes?

by mish 15 years ago

Does anyone have a favorite recipe from this cookbook? Last year on christmas eve we made the grilled lobster (yum!) but would like to try something new this year? Anyone have any favorites??

Quick meals after work outs

by swanee 15 years ago

Hello! Ok, so I work out after work 3-4 times a week. Because of that, I don't get home until 8 at the earliest. I am usually hungry but am too tired to cook so I'll have a piece of cheese and a...

Stand mixer recommendations/advice -- from general topics

by kjhart 15 years ago

ACm posted the following on the general topics board: [I am a new (and young) baker looking for a recommendation for my first stand mixer. I've done some research about the various brands, the ma...

Glut of Kiwifruit (Chinese gooseberry) HELP!!

by Tom Hall 15 years ago

We received a flat of kiwi fruit. Any ideas? Do they keep well and, if so, how should they be stored? Thanks.

fresh ham--need side dishes

by owen 15 years ago

I'm making a fresh ham for Christmas dinner and am looking for side dishes that will be good accompaniments. Some ideas I have are: peas and pancetta wild mushroom bread pudding (such a good rec...

Confused:Learning to cook and need advice on buying cookware r/o please

by nycchic 15 years ago

Yesterday, I bought: 1. All-Clad Copper Core 3 qt saute pan for 110 - to be used for everything like frying plantains, sateing veggies, chicken, fish etc. 2, Circulon 10 inch non-stick frypan...

is chicken safe to cook?

by MPD 15 years ago

At noon, took a 7 lb fresh roaster chicken from the fridge, placed it in a freezer bag, and took to the basement to put in the freezer. In the basement, put the chicken down to do something else. ...

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