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Cruise to Alaska - bring your own food?

by daphnar 2 years ago

Been on a number of cruises, and while my family loves them, I can't bear eating the Weberman meals (or worse). On o...

queenscook commented 11 days ago

Reheating Brussels Sprouts?

by rp17 12 months ago

I'm bringing Brussels sprouts to my boyfriend's family's Christmas dinner. I typically make my sprouts by cooking in...

Ttrockwood commented 23 days ago

Can any Stuffing Recipe be made into a Make-Ahead?

by wahine88 5 years ago

DIdn't have "luck" with a specifically Make-Ahead stuffing recipe (even though it was from Cooks Illustrated). In th...


JWL commented 23 days ago

Upcooking stuffed chicken breasts -sauces?

by itryalot 2 months ago

Desperate times call for desperate measures. I picked up some stuffed chicken breasts (cordon bleu/broccoli cheese an...


itryalot commented 2 months ago

Freezer meals for chemo recovery?

by sljones 11 months ago

I need some ideas for different meals that can be frozen for someone who is recovering from intensive chemo/stem cell...


sweethooch commented 3 months ago

Menu suggestions, please!

by FarflungFoodie 6 months ago

Hello, Need ideas for something (s) not too heavey to accompany Lemongrass Vichyssoise and French 75 popsicles ... t...

C. Hamster commented 6 months ago

Menu for 6

by highlyunlikely 6 months ago

I am hosting some friends for dinner next weekend and am hoping to make most of the meal ahead of time so I don't get...


masha commented 6 months ago

Self-Catering an event - tips? Recipes?

by yumcha 10 years ago

I am having an event that I would also like to cook for. It should be for around 70 people. I'd like to be able t...


acgold7 commented 7 months ago

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Storing royal iced cookies

by JKSea 7 months ago

I've promised to make some childrens' cookies with royal icing piping and flooding. Circumstances beyond my control ...

Oven ready lasagne noodles - question

by pumpkinspice 8 months ago

So I FINALLY made my very first (spinach) lasagne today and it was delicious (my two year old gobbled it up so you k...


Bigley9 commented 8 months ago

Can I make shrimp for shrimp taco in advance?

by MsBees 8 months ago

Hi on cinco de mayo I have guests coming in for the weekend. We plan to serve a taco bar with bison carne asdada, por...


zackly commented 8 months ago

Make ahead meals for Elderly

by cgarner 5 years ago

Our Uncle is coming home from a short stay at an assisted living/rehab facility. Unfortunately, he’s not been eating...


medlar commented 8 months ago

Can I make Tostada shells ahead?

by lobstagal 8 months ago

Making tostada shells to serve with ceviche de camerones and would prefer to fry the corn tortillas ahead of time. Ha...

dave_c commented 8 months ago

Baking a cake 2 days in advance - freeze or not?

by goldcoastchow 8 months ago

Hi! I'm baking Maida Heatter's queen mother cake for passover and because I'm cooking the whole meal by myself, I hav...


MacaronsInSoNo commented 8 months ago

Passover - what I can make ahead or freeze?

by Diane in Bexley 11 years ago

This year the first Seder falls on a Monday night, the second on a Tuesday and I work full time. Any tips/recipes for...


lasvegasgourmet commented 8 months ago

Can Lasagna be made 1-2 days ahead?

by gtrekker2003 9 years ago

I am making lasagna with meat bechamel sauce. Can I make it a day or two ahead and keep it in the fridge ...

hotoynoodle commented 9 months ago

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Wedding Menu using Solomonov and Ottolenghi

by hisspark 10 months ago

We are having a small wedding - no more than 40 people. We will order hummus, pita, and Israeli salad from Solomonov...

Vegetable sides

by RHplus 10 months ago

Recently, visited a New York diner called westville and inspired to eat more vegetables. Thinking of cooking up ...


tastesgoodwhatisit commented 10 months ago

Can you make salmon cakes in advance?

by relizabeth 5 years ago

I'm planning to make salmon cakes (w tinned salmon), potatoes w Thai curry paste, and steamed spinach for dinner. We'...


Becco commented 10 months ago

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