Everything You Need to Know About Cooking Oxtail

If you've ever tried this amazing cut of meat, you likely love it, but if it's new to you, here's how to cook oxtail (and why you should). There’s a flip that switches in our brains when the weather...


by Peter 20 years ago

I was wondering exactly what sweatbreads were, the brain or the pancreas, and if they are the pancreas, then why is there the common misconception that they are brains? Either way they are a wonder...

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by plasmatic 10 months ago

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by ninrn 1 year ago

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by beeflover1 1 year ago

Where could I buy beef hearts, one that are cut open, inspected and cleaned by the butcher? I've looked at a few asian supermarkets and couldn't find any. Although, I did come across this odd looki...

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by BigFatGuy 1 year ago

I have a small (4 qt) stainless stovetop pressure cooker... the low-tech kind with the jiggling weight. I took a lb of chicken hearts (they were well cleaned, no blood or gristle), browned them ...

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by borisabrams 2 years ago

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by akdad 3 years ago

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by otis 4 years ago

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by chloe103 14 years ago

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by markbrown43420 4 years ago

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