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What's For Dinner #457 (November 2021) - Talking Turkey (or, maybe not!)

by Amandarama 28 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...

New Hammersmith Brooklyn Copper Cookware by way of New Jersey

by alexrander 1 month ago

I’m so confused. New Hammersmith Copper Pans and website? I don’t know anything about it.


Thermapen One

by kaleokahu 2 days ago

OK, I was perfectly happy with my Taylor version of a Thermapen--it worked well, had the same basic features as the original Thermapen, and frankly I didn't care if it took 5 seconds to register. ...

Need to find a good stain remover...

by gutreactions 29 days ago

What do you do about those pesky food & wine stains that land on your clothing? Is there a good portable product out there, and where can you find it? Will take advice on practical home remedies, t...

What are your favorite Holiday Venues in metro NY?

by gutreactions 2 years ago

Whether you've been naughty or nice, it's time to gather with friends and family and enjoy the Holiday Season. What are your favorite venues for dining & cocktails this time of the year? Places tha...


Thickness Master Listing

by mobiledynamics 1 hour ago

I take delivery of what I know will be a thin pan, even for tri ply standard. Eh, it was -free- due to a GC, and will muster as a large pretty mixing bowl. I have a MM in hand so I'm actually able ...


The Annual Thanksgiving Aftermath, Failures and Successes

by mushroomaffairs 3 days ago

So how was your Thanksgiving? Good, bad and ugly? Any no shows? Raw mashed potatoes? Turkey on fire??????????? My Thanksgiving was a success! Even though it was held at my house, I didn't d...


Tin Blemish

by mobiledynamics 10 hours ago

Picked up this pot awhile back and it has seen minimal use - handful of time. I just noticed this which I did not pick up on previously. What am I looking at ? Is it potential poor bonding of tin, ...

New Santoku Knife

by olunia 17 days ago

Hello Everyone, Looking at purchasing a new Santoku kitchen knife and really like the Wüsthof knives and most of the knives that I own are from the Classic line. I'm ready to upgrade and am l...


Baking book and gifts for a 10-year old

by stockholm28 3 days ago

My 10-year old niece has requested a baking book for Christmas. Her parents don’t really bake. I’d like to get her a book and a few items to accompany the book. Do any of you with kids have any r...


Help me pick a Saute Pan (Sautoir)

by mkqq 1 day ago

Hello all, I have a few Demeyere pieces and they are great, as well as a Le Creuset 6.7L Dutch Oven. I got a Le Creuset 30cm Braiser but I find its usable surface and volume (3.5L) too small, so...


Which is Better?

by olunia 22 hours ago

Hello everyone, I want to try eggs in my stuffing for Christmas this year. The three recipes below all have eggs yet are a little different. I have used water chestnuts yet never nuts or f...


Dumb Chili question?

by sbbodcderf 4 hours ago

I hesitated asking a dumb question like this, but here goes. I'm just looking to prepare Ree Drummonds simple chili recipe, but I'm out of tomato sauce. What do you think of substituting a jar ...


I can’t change my avatar

by walker 5 days ago

I tried to change 3 times using 3 different photos; it appears in preview but finally, never changes, stays blank.

SKIPPA - A most memorable and wondrous dining experience in yet another 'City's Toughest Table'!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 8 days ago

Skippa, together with Alo and Pearl Morissette are, IMO, three of the current toughest tables in town (and out-of-town). The success of napping a reservation would require military style planning a...


Dark chocolate bars

by sophia519 6 hours ago

What is your recommendation for good dark chocolate bars (widely available), more smooth than bitter, with almonds are a plus


Brisket Recipes for Chanukah

by jsabath 5 hours ago

Hey Guys! With Chanukah coming up, I figured I'd crowdsource tips for cooking brisket. Favorite recipes? Tricks to keep it moist? Thanks!

Brie Le Cremeaux at Costco: v. v. good

by trueblu 28 days ago

Was at the Richmond (near Berkelely/Albany) Costco today. They had put some cheese near the entrance, and the triple-creme Brie caught my eye. It, very, very surprisingly for a US-supermarket chee...

What's For Dinner #455 (September 2021) - September Already?!

by Amandarama 3 months 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...


How to build the best fresh turkey sandwich?

by gutreactions 3 days ago

It's one of my favorite Thanksgiving leftover dishes, or any time of the year really. A fresh turkey sandwich, good bread, tasty dressing. Something on the side, perhaps. How do you like it?