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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...
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Coconut milk

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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

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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

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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...