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Looking for dessert recipe - Bon Appetit November 1990?

by Maria_B 5 days ago

Hi - Looking for a dessert recipe that I think was in the November 1990 (maybe December?) edition of Bon Appetit. I ...


Foxeyblue commented 3 days ago

Preserving grated ginger?

by Fuffy 2 months ago

I often use small amounts of grated ginger and would like to make my daily cooking easier by grating a large batch t...


Fuffy commented 2 months ago

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Dongpo Pork, "Land of Fish and Rice"

by dekokisindekitchen 3 months ago

So I stopped in at Venezia's on Germantown Pike to see if they had any pork bellies with skin on. As it happened, the...

Leftover Crystallized Ginger

by MrStayPuft 5 months ago

Hi there, Long time lurker here. I have some crystallized ginger left over from late winter that's still good but I'...


benbenberi commented 5 months ago

Cake with ginger preserves?

by NYchowcook 9 months ago

I was given a beautiful jar of fresh ginger preserves and want to bake a cake with it without simply dumping the pres...

Ttrockwood commented 9 months ago

Ginger - Futurologists Take Note

by jounipesonen 1 year ago

I have diced fresh ginger into small bits. Packed a Ball jar full - and then continously poured in honey. It wa...


jounipesonen commented 9 months ago

Galangal vs. ginger

by sandiasingh 4 years ago

I just taste tested grated galangal (which I have used for years) vs. grated ginger. The galangal, which is called a...

paizley commented 10 months ago

Need help tweaking gingerbread cookie recipe

by EncycloPotunia 1 year ago

My grandmother made Christmas cookies when I was a kid in the 1950s. Here's the recipe she typed up and gave to me. ...


somervilleoldtimer commented 12 months ago

Candied ginger... my sugar coating keeps melting

by Karka 1 year ago

I make fabulous candied ginger, BUT after I let it rest and even cool it, in a few days (while in the fridge) the sug...


Karka commented 1 year ago

Ginger Ales You have Loved

by pengcast 9 years ago

The message about root beer made me think about the great ginger ales I have had. The best was Jamaica Dry, which ca...


mel_h_md commented 1 year ago

Ginger Ale - Homemade - Help!

by tangoking 1 year ago

Heya Peeps, I'm trying to make home-made ginger ale, but I'm having problems. I hope that someone can help. Key poi...

Jim Dorsch commented 1 year ago

How to crack the Benihana ginger salad dressing recipe?

by frobe 8 years ago

I've been trying for a while now to duplicate Benihana's ginger salad dressing and it just doesn't seem right. The ...

ChristinaMason commented 1 year ago

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Spring ginger season

by applepandowdy 1 year ago

where can I find young/spring/pink ginger in chicago markets?

Japanese restaurant salad dressing

by bamasuz 2 years ago

I've tried several different recipes, but none taste like the ginger dressing served in Japanese restaurants. Please...


arp29 commented 2 years ago

Ina Garten's Indonesian Ginger Chicken???

by mochi mochi 11 years ago

Has anyone tried this recipe for Ginger Chicken? I was thinking of making it for a potluck dinner. I was thinking of ...


shrdlukia commented 2 years ago

To Peel or Not: Ginger Root

by cayjohan 11 years ago

I use a lot of ginger root in cooking. I generally scrub the root under water with a stiff brush, then grate on a cer...


gcoleman commented 2 years ago

Ginger beer in Westchester

by i_eat_a_lot_of_ice_cream 2 years ago

Hi everyone, I am looking for either ginger beer that is already made or ginger beer syrup to make my own ginger bee...

Sra. Swanky commented 2 years ago

Ginger Beef (Calgary)

by Mawson Plan 9 years ago

Hello Hounds. I apologize if I am putting my foot in my mouth on my first post (I have done a basic search to find a...


Shazam commented 2 years ago

Does pickled ginger go bad?

by veronykah 8 years ago

I have some pickled ginger in my fridge, and have NO idea how old it is and it never seems to go bad, does it?

Ttrockwood commented 2 years ago

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