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Homemade Food Gifts

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

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...


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

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?

Thai chicken coconut soup recipe?

by JessicaSophia 15 years ago

Does anyone have a great recipe for that Thai soup that has coconut milk, chicken, lemongrass, chiles and mushrooms in it? I think it's called Tom Kha Kai. When I have a cold, it's better than c...

Creamy key lime pie

by Pia 15 years ago

Hi all! I am looking for a key lime pie recipe that has a creamy filling with a strong lime flavor. I had something similar to this in a restaurant -- it tastes like stiff lime cream and was topped...

cookbooks for great salad recipes

by elise h 15 years ago

What is your favorite cookbook for salad recipes? Doesn't have to be an all salad cookbook. Thanks in advance.

lemon dust

by Bearzie 15 years ago

There was a recent suggestion regarding lemon dust. How long and what temperature should the oven be to make this?

brining turkeys

by jen kalb 15 years ago

Re this process, just a note - I have now been brining my thanksgiving turkeys since - well - the first Cooks Mag recc on the topic - so maybe 10 yrs. I had been really working on high temp methods...

Thanksgiving appetizers and finger food

by ruth 15 years ago

I am having a small thanksgiving this year. I would love to have some little bits and appetizers laying around for people while I am cooking. Any ideas. The simpler the better. Thanks as always.

Puff Pastry vs. Phyllo

by Pupster 15 years ago

Is there a difference between puff pastry and phyllo? Or are they interchangeable? I'm trying to make an apple strudel, whose recipe calls for phyllo dough. I have puff pastry dough already, and ...

persimmon desserts?

by Sir Gawain 15 years ago

I have recently "discovered" persimmons and am smitten. Any amazing dessert recipes you'd care to share? P.S. So far I've only eaten hachiya, never tried fuyu.

Warming goat cheese

by SteveM 15 years ago

This might seem like a really basic/simple question but what is the best way to warm goat cheese? My sister is coming for turket-day and she likes salads with warm goat cheese on top. This is somet...

Excellent deal - stainless steel rotating cake stand for $16.95

by Sir Gawain 15 years ago

I bought this a while back for $20.00 and never stopped congratulating myself on this brilliant purchase, and now it's only $16.95! This cake stand not only looks very good but also rotates, which ...

Pumpkin Soup Success

by Carb Lover 15 years ago

It's been a weekend of good eatin'; gotta get back into the yoga routine tomorrow. Made pumpkin soup as main dish last night and served w/ crunchy bread. Soup was such a success that I thought I'd ...

Sirloin Roast

by Fatemeh 15 years ago

So, I have 4 people coming for dinner tomorrow, and a beautiful 2.5lb sirloin roast. I would normally rub the roast with salt, pepper, coriander & herbes de Provence, sear, then just roast until ...

Thanksgving for 20 - what can I do ahead

by cocoagirl 15 years ago

We are having 20 for Thanksgiving. We will cook Turkey on the Weber and a ham on the gas grill. What sides can I prepare ahead - can I freeze gravy? Anu ideas for sides to feed 20. Thanks.

Red Kuri Squash

by Chow Chow 15 years ago

Today I bought a beautiful reddish orange squash called a Red Kuri Squash. Anyone have any recipe ideas for it?

TJ's chocolate/cherry pancakes: simple & delicious

by Carb Lover 15 years ago

Made a wonderful breakfast this AM coincidentally using ALL Trader Joe's products and thought I'd share, esp. since it looks like TJ's is a hound favorite. Used their pancake mix and followed dir...

Valhrona cocoa powder

by meta 15 years ago

Not sure if this is the right board, but does anyone know a good local San Francisco source for Valhrona cocoa powder? Thx.

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