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Leftover grilled asparagus

by Dave MP 16 days ago

I grilled some asparagus last night and we have a fair amount leftover. Today we are having a bbq with some friends s...


pumpkinspice commented 7 days ago

St Michael's Day Goose

by StevietheFish 18 days ago

I'm looking forward to my confirmation, which will take place on the observation of St Michael and All Angels (30 Sep...


Splendid Spatula commented 18 days ago

A Note about Pickling

by Boleslaw 1 month ago

Use plain salt. Home picklers buy kosher salt for pickling because it has no additives. I don't think the size ...


PSRaT commented 18 days ago

Pea Soup

by ronojo 22 days ago

I make a great pea soup that is basically frozen sweet peas, butter lettuce, salt, pepper and water. Is there any re...


Ttrockwood commented 22 days ago

What type of salad with rosemary/thyme pork tenderloin?

by gphillips680 27 days ago

I am making a prosciutto wrapped pork tenderloin with a rosemary-thyme-olive oil rub. I would like to have a side/sal...


gphillips680 commented 26 days ago

Best brand of Basmati rice?

by helena143 1 month ago

HI everyone, it's been a while since we have debated Basmati brands. In the meantime I have really noticed that Tilda...


saregama commented 1 month ago

What Goes Well with a Chicken Pot Pie?

by Perilagu Khan 5 years ago

A CPP is pretty much a self-contained and complete meal, is it not? It's got meat, vegetables, and with the crust, gr...


seefoo commented 1 month ago

Misc fridge stuff to use - please help!

by Ally1111 5 months ago

We have 4 leftover boneless pork chops, 2 fennel bulbs, tons of yellow onions and a Costco pkg of mushrooms that must...


seefoo commented 1 month ago

Spiral Ham Sides to Accompany the Warm Weather

by pumpkinspice 2 months ago

I bought a 12 lb spiral ham for a great price. It's getting warm here, and I need some ideas for sides to "lighten" t...


pumpkinspice commented 1 month ago

Stuffed Grape Leaves Question

by Querencia 2 months ago

On behalf of DIL who asked me to query: she wants to make a quantity of stuffed grape leaves for a party (stuffed wit...


Querencia commented 1 month ago

Nachos - how to keep the tomatoes crisp?

by DavidOO 2 months ago

What is the best way to make nachos in the oven or toaster oven so that the tomatoes stay crisp?


BigG commented 2 months ago

Messed Up Mashed Potatoes

by MMG1984 2 months ago

I made mashed potatoes last night, and I accidentally added sweetened coconut milk. Well... if it was sweet potatoes,...


Berheenia commented 2 months ago

Graduation Pork Roast

by teresinashaw 2 months ago

I am planning my daughter's graduation party. We raise pastured Berkshire pigs, so are planning on a whole roasted h...


BigG commented 2 months ago

Sides with roast pork?

by NYchowcook 2 years ago

I am planning a dinner party with a terrific, local roast pork shoulder. I plan to roast with fennel seeds, rosemary ...


teresinashaw commented 2 months ago

Menu help for small girls' night in for mom's bday

by inlovewiththedusk 2 months ago

Hi there! I'm having an impromptu dinner for a total of 6 women (including me) where we'll be celebrating my mom's 7...


Ttrockwood commented 2 months ago

Colcannon with seaweed?

by travelerjjm 3 months ago

I recently read that in some parts of Ireland colcannon is made with seaweed instead of cabbage or kale. I don't know...


BostonBestEats commented 3 months ago

Roasting Vegetables

by bxgirl 3 months ago

I am planning to roast the following vegetables, and need to decide if I should do two separate batches, with one bat...


bxgirl commented 3 months ago

What to serve with lobster?

by Moimoi 11 years ago

I always get stuck on this one, so I thought I'd ask my fellow chowhounds... Which side dishes compliment fresh, coo...


Redman63 commented 3 months ago

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