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Meal Planning

Get organized. Give your best meal planning tips, and find out how other Chowhounds organize their meals from recipe planning to grocery shopping.

How To Meal Prep On a Budget

Tired of circling the Whole Foods hot bar on your lunch break? More importantly, isn’t your wallet tired? There’s only one way to solve this first world problem and it’s made up of two words: meal prep...
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What’s for Dinner #428 (June 2019) - Spring/Summer

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by sallyt 25 days ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...

RHUBARB PIES, CRISPS, & CRUMBLES - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, June 2019

LulusMom
by LulusMom 25 days ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for June 2019. Our dish this month is Rhubarb Pies, Crisps, and Crumbles. There are so many variations on desserts made with baked fruit and some sort of pastry...

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Dinner Rut, Advice with Kids

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by natalie81 1 day ago

My kids are super frustrating me lately. They are actually pretty good eaters, but the last two new recipes I have made they have all asked me never to make again. We are trying to cut back on me...

Dish of the Month, June 2019 - Voting Thread

LulusMom
by LulusMom 1 month ago

There were some really interesting nominations this month. I’m very appreciative of all the thought that went into them, and of all you home cooks who play along here on DOTM. Apparently a lot of u...

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Leftover steak tartare

letsindulge
by letsindulge 1 day ago

I have 1.5# of steak tenderloin tartare to use up. It has cornichons, capers, dijon mustard, anchovy paste, and Worcesteshire sauce mixed in (no egg). Other than burgers what could you suggest? TIA.

Weekly Menu Planning - June 2019

MidwesternerTT
by MidwesternerTT 1 month ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in June. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always appr...

Weekly Menu Planning July 2019

MidwesternerTT
by MidwesternerTT 2 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in July. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always appr...

Home Cooking Dish of the Month - June 2019 Nominations

LulusMom
by LulusMom 1 month ago

It’s nomination time here at Dish of the Month! What dish sounds especially exciting to cook together this month? So many interesting nominations in the past year that came close to being Dish of t...

Chicken 69 recipe wanted

LulusMom
by LulusMom 8 days ago

My husband has been going to an Indian place for lunch that serves something called Chicken 69 (nice, yeah). He loves it, and I'd like to be able to make it for him at home. I find various recipes ...

I would like to know what brand of Marsala wine you use for your Chicken Marsala?

hungryinmanhattan
by hungryinmanhattan 4 months ago

I love Chicken Marsala but am not familiar with Marsala and would appreciate any suggestion you could give me on your preferred Marsala wine for cooking this dish.

LEGUME SALADS - Home Cooking Dish of the Month, May 2019

MelMM
by MelMM 2 months ago

Welcome to the May 2019 Dish of the Month reporting thread! Our dish for May will be LEGUME SALADS. This is a category that includes iconic American dishes like three-bean salad and Texas caviar...

Ramadan Recipes & Break Fast Traditions

David_Watsky
by David_Watsky 28 days ago

Hi there, wondering if anyone who celebrates Ramadan would like to share recipes or traditions for the holiday and especially how and with what they like to break fast. Thank you!

Red Thai Curry

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by codmeister 24 days ago

I have been getting into Thai cooking recently and discovered that we love Thai red curry. We bought a packet of Thai red curry paste at a big asian specialty store and found that it seemed to be ...

Weekly Menu Planning - May 2019

MidwesternerTT
by MidwesternerTT 2 months ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in May. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always appre...

What’s for Dinner #427 (May 2019) - Spring

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by sallyt 2 months ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? Phot...

Makrut Lime Leaves and curry leaves

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by farthing 1 month ago

I can't buy makrut lime leaves or curry leaves locally. What is the best way of getting them by mail and then keeping: fresh? frozen? How long do they last? Also, I have seen that makrut lime l...

CITRUS CAKES - Dish of the Month, February 2019

LulusMom
by LulusMom 5 months ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for February 2019. Our dish this month is Citrus Cakes. Lemon poundcake, orange layer cake, clementine cake, some sort of key lime extravaganza, a citrus-y bund...

Menu Suggestions for 3 Year Old Party

ad7yn
by ad7yn 1 month ago

Hi guys, what menu worked for your child’s birthday party? It will be for a group of 3 year olds and their parents. Most of the kids are picky eaters.

No Stove, New BBQ - Need Recipes!

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by highlyunlikely 1 month ago

We just gutted our kitchen and are without a stove/oven for the next 2 weeks. Fortunately we just bought a brand new bbq that is arriving today. Would love some recommendations for what to make ...

Scales for using a British cookbook in USA, grams, etc.

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by blustery 1 month ago

I have a British cookbook from the library, considering buying if I can figure out accurately how to use the gram measurements, etc. I know I can look up charts online, but I have heard that many ...