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Husk On vs Husk Off: The Best Way to Grill Corn This Summer

Knowing how to grill corn on the cob is a necessary summer skill, so with Labor Day fast approaching, here's how to do it right—whether you grill corn without the husk or with it on. Summer corn is...

May–July 2021 Baking COTM: Yossy Arefi’s Snacking Cakes, Sweeter Off the Vine & Blog

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 3 months ago

Welcome to our May–July 2021 BCOTM, where we’ll be baking our way through Yossy Arefi’s books SNACKING CAKES and SWEETER OFF THE VINE and her baking blog, http://www.apt2bbakingco.com/. You can ...

Food pairings with Sauternes?

by damiano 3 months ago

So, I’ve recently enjoyed a magnificent bottle of a Sauternes - and I was floored with how exquisite it tastes! They say it’s a dessert wine, but I opened the bottle around 3PM (easter Sunday) and ...

What are you NOT baking?

by shellybean27 12 days ago

I have no problem turning on the oven during the blazing days of summer, but I have to admit I love a good no-bake dessert this time of year. What sweet treats are you making right now that don’t r...

Help with Rocky Road recipe, please

by LilRedHen 25 days ago

Years ago, our local ice cream company made Rocky Road ice cream with cashews and marshmallow cream. It was just wonderful! I want to make it as they did, but I don't know how to thin out the mar...

Soft Serve Ice Cream at Ad Astra Bread Co. | Seaside - Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 30 days ago

From the day that famed pastry chef, Ron Mendoza revealed his plans to open a bread bakery to explore the savory side, many of us quietly prayed that in due time he would experiment again with ice ...

How to Fix Apple Crumble That's Too Jammy? (I added too much flour)

by cgxy96 1 month ago

I followed this recipe but while making the filling, there was too much liquid from my apples. I added way too much potato starch flour to thicken it and then baked it as instructed. This is in add...

Ice Cream not freezing in Ice Cream Maker

by Pegisu 1 month ago

There was an old post about problems with a Cuisniart Ice cream maker not freezing as it should. I am having the same problem. Wondering if anyone ever solved it, I can't find the old post on this ...

First Quarter 2020 Baking Cookbook of the Month: FOOD52 GENIUS DESSERTS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year ago

Welcome to our First Quarter Baking COTM, running through March 2020, FOOD52 GENIUS DESSERTS: 100 RECIPES THAT WILL CHANGE THE WAY YOU BAKE. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion of ...

FRUIT CURD -- Home Cooking Dish of the Month, May 2021

by masha 3 months ago

Welcome to the Reporting Thread for our May 2021 Dish of the Month (“DOTM”), Fruit Curd. The purpose of this thread is to collect reports from Hounds about their preparation of Fruit Curds during...

Best packaged coffee ice cream you've found?

by ninrn 2 months ago

Looking for a pure and delicious grocery store coffee ice cream. I think my favorite so far is Three Twins Milk Coffee. Not the strongest coffee flavor, but the coffee taste is very clean, and the ...

Benkyodo in San Francisco's Japantown [San Francisco]

by Hiko Ikeda 20 years ago

Although it is not a restaurant, "seated" eating--or drinking can be done inside the store, in addition, it is larger than many restaurants in the city. What do you guys think of this historica...

January–March 2019 Baking/Dessert Cookbook of the Month: BRAVETART by Stella Parks

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 years ago

Welcome to our Baking and Dessert COTM for. January through March 2019, BraveTart: Iconic American Desserts by Stella Parks. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion of recipes in the b...

Date syrup cake / sticky toffee pudding...

by yerbamate170 4 months ago

Recently I purchased a can of date syrup from a middle eastern store and I've been thinking of ways to use it: I opened the can and it's thinner than golden syrup and less sweet but a syrup that ta...

June–August 2018 Baking/Dessert Cookbook of the Month: SWEET

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 3 years ago

Welcome to our Baking/Dessert COTM for June, July, and August 2018, SWEET, by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion of recipe in the book. * Please...

Where can I find deep fried Mars bars in Arlington, VA?

by sorpu 6 months ago

I had the chance to have this delightful treat some time ago. Was hoping someone knew of a place in Arlington (that is currently open) that offered it. Any other restaurants in the near vicinity wo...

Layered graham cracker square recipe needed.

by beekeroc 10 years ago

I grew up in Western Canada and I remember these squares at every wedding, dance, and funeral that I ever went to. They were whole grahams layered with this creamy chocolate and they were sooo goo...

Flan, Light and Airy

by sarosenthall 4 years ago

just returned from Cuba, and ended up tasting a LOT of flan for dessert at different restaurants. The best one we had was light and airy, compared to others which were heavier and denser. Wonderin...

Help finding a Bon Appetit Chocolate Mousse Recipe (late 1970's - mid 1980's)

by daniel_004 7 months ago

Hi All! New to the site, but I've searching the web for some time and am looking for a chocolate mousse recipe for my dad he hasn't stopped talking about for years. Apparently he lost the physical ...


by Proud4life 7 months ago

My grandma’s bday is on January 3rd and we will be having a small get together with her and my parents. (She had covid and the vaccine already) We want to make it special so we will decorate cookie...

Chocolate truffles—to mold or not to mold?

by ninrn 8 months ago

My niece and I make great chocolate truffles that we give as holiday gifts. We have always molded them by hand and rolled in cocoa so they look a bit like actual truffles. This year, we thought we’...