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Poor Pizza Crust with SolidTeknic AUS-ion Compared to Cast-Iron

by W8lkinUSA 29 days ago

I presumed similar results, but it is far worse when using the AUS-ion (wrought-iron). Why is this? I've already gifted the Lodge cast-iron griddle. I typically preheat the pan 25°F above dire...

Quince, Cotogna & Verjus sidewalk sale, Sat, July 20, SF

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 17 minutes ago

Quince (Michelin 3 stars) and its sister restaurants, Cotogna and Verjus, are selling off dinnerware and more. "Sidewalk Sale is back. And bigger than ever. This Saturday, July 20, we are havi...

What’s for Dinner #429 (July 2019) - Summer

by sallyt 17 days ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...

Rice for paella

by corin 20 days ago

Any idea where I can find rice for paella like Bomba rice. I'm in the Markham area but would be willing to travel into Toronto.


Learning about my new copper pan

by manolotraveler 17 hours ago

I'd been wanting a larger copper saute pan for a while since my 10" was getting kind of crowded for some meals, so I finally took the plunge and got this new one on ebay. Now i'm trying to learn m...


August 2019 Cookbook of the Month VOTING

by Westminstress 10 hours ago

Hi everyone, it's another three-way vote! For August we will choose between PATI'S MEXICAN TABLE, EVERYDAY DORIE, and FOR COD AND COUNTRY. **Voting will close on Wednesday, July 24 at 9am Easte...

ICE CREAM -- Home Cooking Dish of the Month, July 2019

by masha 17 days ago

Welcome to our Reporting Thread for our July 2019 Dish of the Month (“DOTM”). For those new to our DOTM series, the purpose of this thread is to encourage hounds to prepare the selected dish throu...


11 November - Wine-focused

by ChowLad 1 day ago

Some assistance would be greatly appreciated. I’ll be in Paris for one day only, Monday 11 November. Some of my initial choices of excellent classic wine focused, gastronomic, traditional are eithe...


Whole Wheat Couscous?

by saxie 3 days ago

Where can I get organic whole wheat couscous? I used to find it at Integral Yoga Natural Foods on 13th Street, but they're closed now and Whole Foods, for example, like every other store I've check...

Why why why is my stew meat always dry & tough?

by denishaskin 5 months ago

Whenever I try to make a beef stew, the meat pretty much always comes out tough, and is not tender etc as the recipe always promises. What am I doing wrong? Today's stew was stew meat from New Le...

Zen Sanuki Udon

by syoung 12 days ago

Located at Midland & McNicoll in Scarborough, this is a new Udon restaurant opened by Seiichi Kashiwabara of Zen Sushi. They expect to open around mid-July but we were invited to try. To keep bri...


Salmon Parts, ex. the Collar

by seefoo 6 days ago

gah. its been a fair challenge trying to buy the collars. the salmon heads are easy. i'm in santa rosa. our local fish monger keeps smoking the collars. haha. i'm sure they are rich, smokey a...


In general; how do you rate America’s Test Kitchen gear reviews?

by seefoo 5 hours ago

I like the show. Quit watching years ago when we quit cable. Found them on YouTube! Kind of a refreshing new show (for me) since it’s just the two ladies as main players. They have a great vibe be...

What cookbooks have you bought or are you lusting after? Summer 2019 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

Summer may mean fewer new releases than come in the spring and fall, but I know that doesn't cool our passions for new (or new to us) cookbooks. Which titles are on your mind this summer?

Weekly Menu Planning July 2019

by MidwesternerTT 24 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in July. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always appr...

Canal St Martin / Parc de Buttes-Chaumont

by davidcotyalex 5 hours ago

So our early 20-something will he staying at Generator in a couple weeks. Luckily he arrives from London midday on Sat so he can catch some good weekend spots. Anyone familiar with Rosa Bonheur...

Northern Italy in April: where would you go?

by damiano 1 year ago

Hi all, I'm planning an 8 day trip to Northern Italy - flying into Venice on 10 April, and leaving on the 19th. I've arranged for a rental car. What shall I do?! My initial thoughts are to incl...

Dinner Recommendations for Burbank area

by sportcat 4 years ago

Hi Chowhounds, I'll be in Santa Clarita for two nights the second weekend in June. I'm travelling with a group of four colleagues to a conference and have at least one pescatarian in the group; ...

Fried chicken crust always overdone

by bmorecupcake 12 years ago

Whenever I make fried chicken, the crust comes out way too dark and overdone. It still tastes ok, but lately I've set out to get it right. I have a candy thermometer and make sure the oil is 375 ...