Family Recipes

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What are your best full-meal sheet pan recipes?

by magnoliasouth 3 months ago

I have recently discovered the brilliance of full-meal sheet pan recipes. I see a lot that say that they'll work but ...


angelo12815 commented 6 days ago

Why do some Italians put "Hard Boiled Eggs in Pasta Sauce" ?

by MariaRN 4 years ago

Hi All ! The curiosity is killing me! While reminiscing with my Parents, we started a huge conversation about ...


franklinfam7272 commented 8 days ago

Healthy Crockpot dinner for 6 people

by rkraus5 8 days ago

I am throwing a birthday dinner for my father and looking for healthy, simple recipe recommendations! My sister in la...

alex9179 commented 8 days ago

experiments in fried chicken breading

by lumpynose 2 years ago

I got a new carbon steel frying pan that I'm in love with and have been trying out frying different things, chicken o...

JayPFrancis commented 8 days ago

Prevalence of ground almonds in French baking

by vjb 17 days ago

Howdy, Does anyone happen to know why so many French recipes for baked goods call for ground almonds? I'm not talk...


vjb commented 15 days ago

Perfect Recipe

by walker 1 month ago

I'm going to try Alex Guarnacelli's recipe for Parker House Rolls and I was thinking I'd just like to find the perfec...


walker commented 1 month ago

Playing With My Food... Emergency Rations Experiments

by Libranflight 1 month ago

Anyone have some amazing things you do with emergency rations all year round? Have great time savers or money saving...


ricepad commented 1 month ago

Delicious Salmon Recipe - Help me!

by pumpkinspice 2 months ago

I have a beautiful piece of salmon waiting to be cooked. Usually, we do teriakyi or cedar plank but I am looking for ...


pumpkinspice commented 2 months ago

Graft versus Host Disease Recipe Ideas?

by jmcooler 3 months ago

I am a bone marrow transplant recipient. I received the transplant in June of 2016 for an Aplastic anemia diagnosis. ...

jmcooler commented 3 months ago

Leg of lamb stew recipe wanted

by Monica 1 year ago

I bought it from Costco and cut it into large chunks with intention of making it into stew. Interestingly, I couldn'...


Querencia commented 4 months ago

Can't get Kraft Russian dressing, recipe to make it?

by Shinnam 7 months ago

I miss Kraft Russian dressing, the red kind with horseradish bits. I can't get it in Sweden, can't get the red Frenc...

Wtg2Retire commented 4 months ago

Fried egg w/ Havarti, Dill & Oyster Sauce

by BwinCA 4 months ago

Hi, First time posting a recipe so feel free to tell me if this is the wrong place for it :) I experimented wit...


work2eat commented 4 months ago

Small harvest in Lorraine France 2017

by TJFRANCE 4 months ago

Hello all ! Go hop! A small share of my harvest yesterday! The first mirabelles I managed to pick! It is a fruit of...

TJFRANCE commented 4 months ago

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Purple Garlic Flowers

by ChristyM1223 4 months ago

I have garlic plants where the scapes have flowered and have those purple flowers on them. I know they are edible but...

What's for Dinner #404 (June 2017) - The Livin' is Easy Edition

by ChristinaMason 6 months ago

Summertime is finally upon us this month. How do your evening meals change as the days get longer and hotter? This is...


mike0989 commented 5 months ago

What Are You Baking These Days? June, 2017 edition! [old]

by buttertart 7 months ago

It's June already in a good bit of the did May go by so fast? I don't have any big occasions coming up, ...


Querencia commented 5 months ago

Trying to find a good recipe to bake Italian bread

by Tirzahlaughs 6 months ago

First, a confession, I am not a great cook. I'm slowly learning step by step, one dish at a time. For awhile, I star...

HeidiCooksSupper commented 6 months ago

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Tavern Restaurant - Coconut Cream Pie Recipe

by ChowJon99x 6 months ago

- Former New York City Mayor (and Congressman ) Ed Koch, who had once lived in Newark's Third Ward and graduated from...

ISO ideas for entree to feed 20 in the summer

by edinaeats 6 months ago

I'm hosting a potluck (I know) in July and I'm searching for and entree/ main course ideas for approx. 20. -Looki...

edinaeats commented 6 months ago

Japanese Mentaiko recipe for cod roe

by Antoniabruce 10 months ago

Hi there, I've just returned from a trip to Kyushu Island, Japan where I fell in love with mentaiko - spicy marin...


Rotenburo commented 6 months ago