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Get 'Cherried' Away: 9 Creative Ways to Use Your Cherry Haul

Wondering what to do with your extra cherries? These sweet and savory cherry recipes should help. When I was a kid I loved cherries so much I made a song up about them and sang it during cherry season...

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Lots and Lots of Oysters

by Querencia 1 year ago

I am just posting this to break everybody's heart. I have an extended family member who is a waterman (commercial fisherman) on Chesapeake Bay sailing out of St Michael's where he lives. During the...

Orphans in the 'Rona Kitchen

by tcamp 1 year ago

Although there are days that I tire of cooking for the crowds, one fun aspect of the lock-in has been digging deep into the cupboards and freezer to use up stored treasures. But I'm currently stump...

Fresh raspberry baking ideas - without oatmeal

almond tree
by almond tree 1 year ago

Just bought about 3 cups of fresh organic raspberries on special and would like to bake them into a (non-dairy) dessert, possibly a crumble. I have NO oatmeal and NO cornstarch, which play a role i...

Ground Ham

by Querencia 1 year ago

Chowhound has a good article up on things to do with leftover ham, timely this Easter week, but (unbelievable!) it doesn't mention Ground Ham. That is its old name in our family but nowadays we do...

WTD with key lime curd (out of the box)

by Scott_R 1 year ago

Someone gave me a jar of Williams Sonoma Key Lime Curd (10 oz--about a cup). The problem is, this isn't something I'd really use, especially how suggested on the jar ("spoon over muffins and toa...

What to do with kraft Swiss cheese singles?

by ksmetamaid 1 year ago

A well-meaning person helped us with our shopping and brought us some Kraft Swiss cheese singles instead of real Swiss cheese slices. They are dreadful!! Any suggestions on how to use them so the...

Sweetened shredded coconut

by LeJazzHot 1 year ago

I asked a friend to pick up some shredded coconut for me. I was expecting 200g, got a huge kilo bag. Any suggestions on something that will freeze well? Or can I just freeze the coconut?

What do you do with "Hot Dog Water"?

by ipsedixit 10 years ago

You know, the water that you use to boil hot dogs (assuming you boil them)? Seems like such a waste to just dump it. I'm thinking Hot Dog Water might be good for making oatmeal, grits, or eve...

What can I use Barley Malt for?

by whm1974 1 year ago

Now I know you can using Malt for other things other then brewing such as a sweetener, but I have wondering about anything else it could be used for. As a flavoring for bagels I've read about b...

Bumper crop of alfalfa sprouts. Ideas?

by zgirl8 1 year ago

I just grew a batch of alfalfa sprouts, and ended up with WAY more than I intended. One heaping Tbsp of seeds gave me 2 5"x7" trays packed with little green beauties! Other than sandwiches, what is...

Eggs galore

by sosayi 3 years ago

Let's say your CSA keeps giving you eggs. And you're drowning in them.... ideas? Favorite ways to use up lots of eggs? Baking or savory ideas... anything would be much appreciated! I'm feeling...

What to do with smoked beer?

by LookingBusy 2 years ago

My husband ended up buying this VERY smokey beer - which both of us normally enjoy - but the smoke flavour is just way too strong to drink an entire bottle. We have 3-4 bottles of it left. Any id...

Hazelnut desserts

by tweetie 2 years ago

got a bunch and now must bake! do you have a favorite recipe to share?

Red Chili Peppers

by JerkPork 2 years ago

I have a bunch growing on my plant, I typically freeze them whole. Any other ideas on what to do with them?

Firm up cooked polenta?

by annaesm 2 years ago

I have some polenta that my MIL made. I'm not sure what ratio of water to cornmeal she used, but it's quite soft when cold. I wanted to make this recipe, but I fear it's too soft and won't pan-fry ...

Shredded Wheat

by crn 2 years ago

After I finish the squares of shredded wheat I always have (in the bottom of the box) a lot of shredded wheat crumbs. Can I use them for something (instead of throwing them away)?

Jarred, diced red peppers - What can I do with it?

by Kestrim 2 years ago

I have a large jar of diced red peppers. It does not say roasted, so I guess it is unroasted red peppers. The ingredients are red peppers, water, acetic acid, sugar, and salt. Does anyone hav...

Help me use ginger cookie crumbs

by tweetie 2 years ago

Multitasking, I left out the baking soda from my ginger cookies. The resulting hockey pucks taste fine but I cannot pass on to the intended recipient. I suffer from " I cannot waste this and must...

Halibut or salmon collars... recipes/preparation ideas?

by wabi 2 years ago

Every year I go to Alaska to fish for a week, and end up bringing home about 100 lbs of processed fish. This last year I brought home a bunch of salmon and halibut collars as I did not want that...