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giving the mango cheese a new crust

by Wendy Lai 16 years ago

I learned that you can swap out a crust of a cheesecake! I baked another grahm cacker crust. Used a cardboard round to support the cheesecake, flip it upside down, cut off the bottom (now the top...

Non-Ultra Pasteurized Cream for Whipping

by Nancy 16 years ago

For my buche de noel, I need cream for the filling and to make the ganache. I was thinking of using Ronnybrook Dairy non-ultra pasteurized cream (40% butterfat) for whipping and for the ganache. ...

Gourmet Holiday Gift Bags..................

by orla 16 years ago

Hi there. I am making about 10 food gift bags to give as for the holidays. I have a marathon assembly day planned for tomorrow. Here's what's in them..........I would love to here what you think......

Pasta Fagioli?

by chowfreak 16 years ago

As the cold weather hits, i'm looking for a simple starter recipe. Thanks.

Sausage & Giblet Dressing

by Newburyport John 16 years ago

Does anyone have a recipe for sausage & giblet dressing to go with turkey? My ex had a family recipe that was fantastic but I can't find one anywhere. Thanks in advance for any assistance. Happ...

Canned Montmorency Red Tart Cherry Pie Recipe Request

by Frank 16 years ago

Ref. Canned Montmorency Red Tart Pitted Cherry All, I have many 24OZ, (12oz drained), of the above and want to make a cherry pie filling to be baked in a double pie shell. I would be ever gra...

What to do with extra egg yolks?

by josephsm 16 years ago

I'm making the incredible Fire and Spice Nuts recipe from Epicurious (link below). Depending on how many batches I make, I'll have 2, 4 or 6 egg yolks left over. I hate to just throw them out, wh...

Pork Chop recipe swap

by rkn 16 years ago

I love bone in pork chops and have a great recipe for one. Take rye bread crumbs and toast in olive oil with fresh, chopped sage and garlic. Salt and pepper pork chops and sear both sides in...


by Shmingrid 16 years ago

Just received a big bag of kale from someone's garden. Any favorite recipes out there? How do I transform the stuff from bitter and chewy to tender and savory? I'm thinking of maybe trying a colcan...

Need fool-proof yeast rolls, possibly to make in advance?

by danna 16 years ago

I've signed up for "bread" for x-mas eve dinner and Christmas lunch. Last year I made Parker House Rolls per Martha Stewart recipe. They were pretty good, not divine. This year in MS, there is ...

help help help cake for 70!

by annab 16 years ago

Am throwing a party with 3 other people in Jan, and just found out that while venue is doing food, they won't be doing the cakes. I am NOT a cake expert at all - must be at least 10 years since las...

Mousse cake on cover of Dec. Bon Appetit or other ideas?

by danna 16 years ago

...at least I think it was the Dec. BA. Anyone made it? It looks nice, but the recipe seems a bit unusual to me. I want to do a mousse cake, or something similarly glamorous. It will be sittin...

Pulled Pork Pulled Em In!

by Chuck 16 years ago

Made this for the first time ...A XMas neighborhood party for 50 people. A special thanks to Hound Kevin (12/15 post) for sharing his recipe and cooking tips. I made a paste rather than a comple...

ISO: vegetarian cookbook rec

by Smokey 16 years ago

I never buy myself cookbooks, because if I did I would have hundreds. So, I usually give those in search of gift-ideas-for-smokey the names of a couple of cookbooks I would like. The gift-ideas-f...

Fondue meal

by DB 16 years ago

I'm making fondue (both cheese and chocolate) and I'm wondering what else to serve with it. I would also love any recipes for either and ideas for what to dip. Thanks!

Microplanes - Careful Now

by constanela 16 years ago

Watchout, all you amateur gourmets! I was busy grating ginger last night when I slipped and microplaned a substantial amount of knuckle. Ye-owch! I had no idea these things had such a bite. Nex...

storage of nuts

by SpongeBobSquarePegs 16 years ago

I over-bought walnuts for my holiday baking and I've got a pound of pieces. The instructions on the bag stay to store them in an air-tight container and keep them in the fridge. Does that sound o...

crab-stuffed mushrooms

by bryan 16 years ago

Does anyone have a simple recipe for this? Am thinking about them as an x-mas appetizer. TIA

Shun Santoku knife - scales on blade(Granton-like) or not ? r/o

by shoppingfor 16 years ago

I am on the market for a Shun knife and I notice the posts below, which were helpful. I saw on Amazon that there is the one with the scales on the blade and one without. What is the purpose of the ...

How to Store Olive Oil?

by LB 16 years ago

I was wondering how people store their olive oil. I usually keep mine at room temperature, but also read somewhere that it's better to keep the bottle in the fridge, and keep smaller amounts at roo...

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