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Why cook pasta in water and not the sauce?

by joninaz 8 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 3 months ago

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

by Reston 10 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...

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Lizzie Sparrow commented 4 months ago

Need 3 new pots for cooking/boiling/stock

by CHSeifert 5 months ago

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

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damiano commented 5 months ago

What to do with beet water?!

by tinabeans 9 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 ...

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missybs commented 6 months ago

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

by Wendy Lai 15 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...

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EggshellEllie commented 8 months ago

Grilled/Baked Ribs -- Boil?

by jounipesonen 1 year 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 11 months ago

Cooking with Clams

by botanica 6 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...

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scunge commented 11 months ago

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

by foxy fairy 9 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 12 months ago

Boil in Bag Meals - Not Sous Vide

by AllieM 1 year 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 1 year ago

Stuffed Peppers - pre cooking peppers

by michaeljc70 6 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...

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Querencia commented 1 year ago

How to kill a crab?

by Jenny 14 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...

Motosport commented 1 year ago

How long to boil an octopus??

by NightfallPA 15 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 1 year ago

Melting chicken skin/fat

by finally_osbscure 1 year 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 1 year ago

Pierogi's - Boil before Saute ??

by Jimbosox04 8 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 ...

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beachdog7 commented 2 years ago

Large Amount of Boiled Eggs for Deviled Eggs

by walker 2 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 2 years ago

Why boil salsa ingredients?

by simplelife16 2 years ago

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

John E. commented 2 years ago

Boil Shrimp in Pot on top of Propane Grill?

by survivingdyer 2 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 2 years ago

Why boil brats?

by knucklesandwich 5 years ago

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

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geraldvick commented 2 years ago

Wait, you mean everyone doesn't . . .

by KaimukiMan 2 years ago

The other day I was talking to a friend who was describing a great new way to cook pasta. You bring The water up to...

RhonelyInsanediego commented 2 years ago

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