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Ricotta cheesecake

by Clarissa 16 years ago

I've never made this before. I don't know where to get homemade ricotta, so I need to use packaged. Will that be okay? Should I, as someone once suggested, puree it in the food processor before ...

Correct order of courses on a menu

by Sixy beast 16 years ago

i am planning a christmas dinner and i pretty much i have my menu set i just cant work out the order (its the crab salad/soup order that causes me most oncern) 1)canapes - mushroom soup - crab...

problem cutting buche de noel

by tenggilis 16 years ago

So I made the buche de noel from The Cake Bible. Followed the recipe exactly, flourless chocolate cake for the roll, whipped cream for the filling, ganache for the frosting. It was delicious to e...

help -- my friends want me to make their wedding cake!

by miss kensington 16 years ago

...and while that sounds like fun, it's also terrifying. I keep having visions of layers collapsing on top of each other during the ceremony. I've done a decent amount of baking, but nothing remo...

Heart healthy food 2 or 3 days worth

by tomh 16 years ago

I'm looking for recipes that are healthy, low fat, high fiber, that can be made on Sunday and will last for a few meals. Any thoughts ?

Lemon Pudding Cake

by annie 16 years ago

Does anyone have a recipe for a lemon pudding cake (or the like) which uses homemade pudding instead of a pudding mix? A friend remembers this as his special birthday cake from childhood but no on...

Organizational tips for holiday cooking

by MMRuth 16 years ago

Thought I'd share two of mine in hopes of getting some other ideas. I photocopy the recipes I'm going to use and tape them to my kitchen cupboards with masking tape - this way I don't have to rifl...

Blini recipe; do I need a special pan?

by galleygirl 16 years ago

The Beloved has told me he wants to get caviar for NYE, and splurge on that instead of going out...makes sense to me! I want to make blini to go with them...Anyone have a tried and true recipe and ...

Is it pork? Is it ham? And, what do I do with it?

by Coyote 16 years ago

This item from Publix is labeled "Pork Leg (Fresh Ham) top cutlet, thin sliced." I know how to cook pork cutlets, and I know what to do with ham, but not sure what this is. It looks like veal sca...

Need Mashed Potato Recipe

by texasmensch 16 years ago

Chowhounders, I am looking for a mashed potato recipe. However, I'm trying to make it low fat and cannot use any milk products. I can use margarine, but no butter, cream, or milk. Thanks in...

Homemade Sushi Rolls?

by Sunshine Girl 16 years ago

Has anyone dared? If so, any good recipes to suggest? Spicy tuna? Volcano? Thanks!

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...

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