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

Peak-season corn is so sweet and tender you can happily eat it raw, but when you want to cook your cobs, don't stick to boiling them. Try grilling your corn on the cob for a little smoky, extra-summery...

ICE CREAM -- Home Cooking Dish of the Month, July 2019

by masha 19 days ago

Welcome to our Reporting Thread for our July 2019 Dish of the Month (“DOTM”). For those new to our DOTM series, the purpose of this thread is to encourage hounds to prepare the selected dish throu...


How to fix Panna Cotta

by cgxy96 6 days ago

I used this recipe but doubled the amount to make a cheesecake size panna cotta Also, I added a thin layer of passion fruit jelly at the bottom and planned to invert the whole thing onto a plate. I...

Summer Quarter 2019 Baking Cookbook of the Month Nominations

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 9 days ago

Welcome to the nomination thread for our baking COTM for the third quarter of 2019, July through September, from the first appearance of ripe stone fruits and berries right through to their heyday...


Noble Folk. Ice cream and stuff

by seefoo 6 days ago

They make cake and pies. Also ice cream. I had a sweet-tooth something fierce this evening. Soft serve ice cream was on the agenda. I’d had cakes and ice cream at NOBLE FOLK before and it’s gre...

Desserts and snacks that will last in the desert?

by junglekitte 9 days ago

I am going to be in a very dry/hot desert for over week camping. I want to bring desserts and snacks that can last days while still tasting great. I could potentially vacuum seal items before I lea...

Fresh Egg question

by DonnaMarieNJ 12 days ago

I'm making a mousse recipe that calls for eggs separated. The yolks are to be cooked to 175 degrees, and the whites call to be just whipped. Can I use eggs that are fresh? Meaning just laid yest...

PAVLOVA! One of Two Home Cooking Dishes of the Month (April 2016)

by L.Nightshade 3 years ago

Welcome to one of TWO DOTM threads this month! This is a first for DOTM, but there was a lot of enthusiasm for both duck and pavlova, so we’re doing both. You can view the roasted duck thread here:...

Tsujiri Patisserie

by elvisahmed 4 months ago

Folks I got to try this new addition to the dessert offering by Tsujiri. I think this spot is a matcha luvers dream as I came out thoroughly impressed. I tried the pound cake and cream puff on the ...

Dish of the Month, June 2019 - Voting Thread

by LulusMom 2 months ago

There were some really interesting nominations this month. I’m very appreciative of all the thought that went into them, and of all you home cooks who play along here on DOTM. Apparently a lot of u...

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

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 1 year 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...

Cow Marlowe | Cow Hollow - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 22 days ago

After the faulty service experience in December at Kaiyo, I just wanted to get out of there. I walked down the street to the newly opened Cow Marlowe. It’s in the former Eastside West and one of t...

soft style frozen dessert at A&S Dept Store Bklyn

by eileen 13 years ago

There used to be a type of soft ice-cream served with a chocolate or strawberry sauce I haven't tasted it since they closed , does anyone remember and is the product still around?

Where to buy fresh and good mochi in Chicago?

by FoodieFan123 28 days ago

I know H MART sells packaged mochi, and Whole Foods/Trader Joes sell mochi ice cream, but I was wondering if there are any stores that sell good quality/fresh mochi? Ideally someone in or near Chic...

Your Best Coconut Dessert

by tweetie 10 months ago

Would you kindly share your favorite coconut dessert recipe? Doing a themed event and have made coconut cake, coconut cookies, macaroons and coconut cream brownies but would love to expand the off...

Homemade nutella/gianduja paste/hazelnut spread

by tetraneutron 1 month ago

I want to make nutella. I've looked at some recipes and they tend to differ on whether they call for cocoa powder or chocolate. The two I'm looking at are these two. https://www.latimes.com/style/l...

Stonemill Matcha, SF Mission - review w/ PICS

by hhc 1 year ago

After eating at Mixt for lunch I went to Stonemill Matcha for dessert. It's a small shop with some seating, but not enough. When I was in line I noticed only 1 table left that I was able to grab ...

March–May 2017 Baking/Dessert Cookbook of the Month: CLASSIC HOME DESSERTS

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 2 years ago

Our Baking/Dessert COTM for March, April, and May 2017 is CLASSIC HOME DESSERTS: A TREASURY OF HEIRLOOM AND CONTEMPORARY RECIPES, by Richard Sax. Please use this thread for all reports. To facil...

Sea Maid Ice Cream Maker--For Boats

by kaleokahu 3 years ago

Yes, that's right, when making way, why not also make...ice cream? The Sea Maid is an invention of a friend of mine who makes and repairs gigantic marine propellers. Load the smaller inner containe...

April 2019 COTM SFAH: Sauces and Desserts

by Westminstress 4 months ago

Welcome to April 2019 Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from the following chapters of SALT, FAT, ACID, HEAT: SAUCES, p. 358 BUTTER-AND-FLOUR DOUGHS, p...

Looking for a simplified Peanut Butter Blondie recipe

by Rebel46 2 months ago

Have gotten into Peanut Butter Blondies recently and am interested in making myself, however the recipes found online are either not what am looking for, in cups as opposed to grams/ml or IMHO need...