Canned Food

The Best Ways to Use All the Beans in Your Pantry, Including for Dessert

Wondering how to use beans when faced with a surplus in the pantry? From black beans to chickpeas and canned beans to dried, here are the best ways to use beans (without ever getting bored). It’s likely...

Coconut milk

by codmeister 7 months ago

Here's a question for my Thai cooking friends. I have always been fussy about the coconut milk I use . . . and have consistently used Chaokoh brand. Every store I checked is out of this and I hav...

Canned sake?

by Eiron 8 months ago

I had the opportunity to try some canned sake and was quite surprised at how tasty it was. Granted, my sake exposure has been limited to heated 'house' sake, and I know that's like only ever having...

Chinese pickled shallots?

by MadameC 8 months ago

HELP! Anyone know what this is ? So funny as it says "shallots in brine" in french and "pickled leeks" in English. Any ideas ? And if so, how to use them ? The ingredients (after the mystery a...

Fancy tinned seafood - ideas?

by becwells 11 months ago

On a whim I purchased 2 tins of La Brujula Conservas squid in oil (Chipirones), 1 tin of La Brujula Conservas razorshell clams, and 2 tins of Matiz octopus in oil. I've never cooked with these b...

Canned ham. What the heck?

by Deb Van D 18 years ago

A friend (or so I'd thought) gave me a 5 lb canned ham. Armour. I have never run across one of these creatures and thought that I would slice it and freeze it in little portions for the odd sandw...

canned sardines for a newbie

by F Schubert 14 years ago

I've recently discovered that I really love canned sardines, after being wary of them for most of my life. So far, I've only had them over rice with a little soy sauce and/or hot sauce and/or lemo...

Beets from a can?

by Angelina 13 years ago

o.k. So I went a little crazy yesterday at Shoprite's can can sale. I have 6 cans of beets and I don't know what to do with them. I was going to do a Greek spin with a vinegar, feta, oregano kin...

Corned Beef hash...from a can. Preferred brands?

by saintp 9 years ago

Hi. We are going camping this summer for 10 nights and I have been thinking of menus and camp stove ideas. One of my favorite treats when I go to diners or out for breakfast is homemade corned be...

canned potatoes - anyone cook with them?

by risanne 14 years ago

Will anyone admit to cooking with canned potatoes? Any good ideas? So far I just saute them in oil and butter until crisp..........

What to do with a can of chili?

by Reston 10 years ago

I have a can of Hormel chili (no beans) that I don't know what to do with. I bought two cans with a coupon I had. The first was served on a baked potato with sour cream and jalapenos. It was ok, bu...

Favorite brand of canned tomatoes? Domestic or Imported?

by kelvin_of_ranard 2 years ago

A recent batch of pork ragu was ruined by a spoiled can of tomatoes! Hours of work wasted because I failed to taste test beforehand [it was a very popular US brand]! My grocer says this is increa...

Question: When do Pillsbury Crescent Rolls expire?

by jpmcd 13 years ago

I just found a package of them in my fridge...the only expiration date I saw on it was for a upc code promotion that expired in June '06 (whoops) Since they are processed, canned and refrigerate...

Recipes with Canned Apples?

by shelbster12 4 years ago

I need help finding recipes to use canned apples, not canned apple pie filling, just apples that have been canned. Any suggestions?

Where to buy canned Heinz cut yellow potatoes?

by tarsandbeetle 3 years ago

How do I successfully find canned Heinz cut yellow potatoes either in Canada or the USS? Thank you.

Problems with San Marzano tomatoes in sauce

by DoctorQuality 14 years ago

i grew up on my grandmother's pasta and she's always used regular old store bought canned tomato sauce for the base of her sunday sauce. i figured adding san marzanos instead would be a nice touch ...

Gelatinous Chickpeas/Garbanzo Beans Canned Solidified Jelly

by shawnchong 3 years ago

I just wanted to update a post from 2007 regarding solid or jelly-like substance surrounding canned chickpeas/garbanzo beans and whether or not they were safe to eat. It recently happened to me wit...

Canned hominy - you drain and rinse it, don't you?

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by c oliver 10 years ago

I was making posole/pozole yesterday and did a little googling since I hadn't fixed it in a while. I found a blog where the person made a point of saying not to drain it before using. When using ...

Canned green bean ideas?

by theferlyone 12 years ago

My husband and I are celebrating our five year anniversary on Saturday, and I'm cooking dinner. I'll be making chateaubriand with a red wine reduction, and a cognac cream sauce, with mashed potato...

La Choy: WTF?

by ricepad 9 years ago

[rant ON] For years, Mrs. ricepad and I have been teasing our kids that they don't know what truly bad Chinese food is, and have mock-threatened them with a dinner of La Choy or Chung King canne...

Canned Shrimp - whats your opinion?

by borisabrams 6 years ago

Hi, I dont know if its relatively new or I have just not noticed before (more likely the latter), but I have been seeing a lot of canned shrimp. In particular, the Wild Pacific Brand. How do the...