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What to do with beet water?!

by tinabeans 10 years ago

Hi! I am a newbie, both to this board and to cooking (well.. sort of. I've been stumbling my way through college for ...


geminigirl commented 4 days ago

Boiling ribs before grilling them?

by jazo 5 months ago

Since I don't have a smoker, Im planing on boiling 10 lbs of ribs in half beer, water and garlic and dried spices the...


Njchicaa commented 5 months ago

Pasta cooked 'al dente', am I the only one who doesn't like it that way?

by Reston 11 years ago

It seems that the preferred way to cook pasta is 'al dente', but I can't bring myself to make it that way. The textur...


superfurrykylos commented 6 months ago

Pierogi's - Boil before Saute ??

by Jimbosox04 9 years ago

I made some fresh Pierogi's today and was wondering if I should boil them for a few minutes before I saute them in a ...


phofiend commented 10 months ago

Why boil brats?

by knucklesandwich 6 years ago

Can someone out there explain bratwurst to me? Why boil, simmer, or otherwise immerse a sausage destined for a g...


LilRedHen commented 10 months ago

How to kill a crab?

by Jenny 15 years ago

I'm not a vegetarian but I respect all forms of life. I love to eat crab I've cooked myself. To kill one before coo...


ferret commented 11 months ago

Why cook pasta in water and not the sauce?

by joninaz 9 years ago

A simple question, but why cook pasta in one pot and the sauce in another? Some chefs seem to finish pasta by foldin...


hotoynoodle commented 1 year ago

Need 3 new pots for cooking/boiling/stock

by CHSeifert 1 year ago

I will soon upgrade my pots for cooking spaghetti, pasta, rice, potatoes, smaller amounts of stocks and have consider...


damiano commented 1 year ago

hard boiled egg not peeling right [moved from General Chowhounding]

by Wendy Lai 16 years ago

Does anybody know why is it that sometimes a hard boiled egg is easy to peel and sometimes it comes out like a moon r...


EggshellEllie commented 1 year ago

Grilled/Baked Ribs -- Boil?

by jounipesonen 2 years ago

I've been making ribs in the oven for years. (I prefer the 'baby back ribs' type rather than ones with big chunks of ...


jayt90 commented 2 years ago

Cooking with Clams

by botanica 7 years ago

This is probably a dumb question, but when you're cooking with clams, do they always have to be live? Assuming I don...


scunge commented 2 years ago

March 2009/July 2012 COTM Fish Without a Doubt: Poaching, Steaming, & Boiling

by foxy fairy 10 years ago

**March 2009 Cookbook of the Month** is Fish Without a Doubt by Rick Moonen and Roy Finamore Please post your ful...


alex9179 commented 2 years ago

Boil in Bag Meals - Not Sous Vide

by AllieM 2 years ago

With having to work two jobs, my daughter doesn't have much time for preparing meals. Since I like to cook all her f...


Ttrockwood commented 2 years ago

Stuffed Peppers - pre cooking peppers

by michaeljc70 7 years ago

I usually make my stuffed peppers by cooking them wrapped in foil for 15 in the oven to help soften them. I then stu...


Querencia commented 2 years ago

How long to boil an octopus??

by NightfallPA 16 years ago

I've seen recipes that say anywhere from 30-40 minutes to 2 hours for the same size mollusk. I have a 2lb thawed octo...


DPickle27 commented 2 years ago

Melting chicken skin/fat

by finally_osbscure 2 years ago

Hi, all, I've been making a lot of recipes with skin-on bone-on chicken thighs simmering in coconut curry and I'm int...


Ttrockwood commented 2 years ago

Large Amount of Boiled Eggs for Deviled Eggs

by walker 3 years ago

A friend sometimes makes deviled eggs for his deli and I reminded him to bring to a boil in cold water, then put on a...


hotoynoodle commented 3 years ago

Why boil salsa ingredients?

by simplelife16 3 years ago

Hi all! I absolutely love my families salsa and they boil many of the ingredients beforehand. If anyone out there doe...

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John E. commented 3 years ago

Boil Shrimp in Pot on top of Propane Grill?

by survivingdyer 3 years ago

I was hoping to have a shrimp boil for a small group on Labor Day. Approximately 8-10 people. Would it be possible to...


Ttrockwood commented 3 years ago

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