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Carbon Steel Pan - How do you remove seasoning and start from scratch to remove old seasoning and starting anew?

by wendygr 9 hours ago

Okay I have tried to season and reseason an carbon steel Pan. Think I didn't get all old wax off when new. However ...


ricepad commented 5 minutes ago

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

by ChristinaMason 22 days ago

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

EllenCooks commented 3 hours ago

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

by buttertart 23 days 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, ...


sallyt commented 1 day ago

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Tavern Restaurant - Coconut Cream Pie Recipe

by ChowJon99x 3 days 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 7 days 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 5 days ago

Japanese Mentaiko recipe for cod roe

by Antoniabruce 5 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 13 days ago

Hello, friends, new member

by willslick 13 days ago

Hello, my name is Will, I live and work in Manhattan. One of my most favorite things to do, is cook for my family. It...

herby commented 13 days ago

[OLD] What Are You Baking These Days? May, 2017 edition!

by buttertart 2 months ago

Here we go with May, in which my husband needs a birthday cake baked (think I'll do George Lang's Ilona Torte, one I ...


Nannybakes commented 13 days ago

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How to Make Creamy and Tasty Mushroom Ragu

by bellavitacatering 15 days ago

Preparation Time: 15 Minutes Cooking Time: 40 minutes Serves: 4 People Mushroom Ragu (Ragout) Recipe Ingredi...

Slimy Veg in Chili

by LisainCali 16 days ago

I'm going to a chili cook off party on Saturday and made the chili today. When I tasted it, the chopped bell pepper ...


Madrid commented 16 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...


SillehBilleh commented 17 days ago

fresh turmeric root... how to use it?

by luckiestduck 5 years ago

I impulsively bought some fresh turmeric root as a friend was espousing its various health benefits. I have no idea w...


Drokthwart commented 27 days ago

Overpowering Flavors-Apples

by ananana 3 months ago

So I just bought some tamarin/chamoy apples. They're delicious, but the flavor is too powerful for the rest of my fam...

The_Libster commented 29 days ago

Easy Vegan Recipes

by Steph37895 5 months ago

Hi! Im having a dinner/get together next month and found out that some family members have recently decided to becom...

The_Libster commented 30 days ago

How do you customize ice cream?

by ad7yn 2 months ago

One of my fave treats of the year is biscuits ala mode from Nates Garden Grill. Its wonderful. Freshly baked fluffy b...

MmeFleiss commented 30 days ago

Pfeffernusse Recipe

by Neurofabulous 7 months ago

Hello all - I decluttered my house recently and mistakenly gave away a precious notebook filled with family recipes....


ceeschwarz commented 1 month ago

Looking for recipe: Baked Beans That You Slice

by ceeschwarz 1 month ago

My 87 tear old uncle is yearning for his childhood favorite baked beans. They were baked in a square pan, then his m...


ceeschwarz commented 1 month ago

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

by Shinnam 2 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...


acgold7 commented 2 months ago

Food to bring over to a BF house when you stay for a few days

by The_Libster 2 months ago

Quick scenario: BF lives 45-50 mins away, in a house with his best friend, I want to also provide food for his roomma...


Nyleve commented 2 months ago