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What type of salad with rosemary/thyme pork tenderloin?

by gphillips680 3 hours ago

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

A Note about Pickling

by Boleslaw 4 days ago

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

tim irvine

tim irvine commented 4 days ago

Best brand of Basmati rice?

by helena143 6 days 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 6 days 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 6 days ago

Misc fridge stuff to use - please help!

by Ally1111 4 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 9 days ago

Spiral Ham Sides to Accompany the Warm Weather

by pumpkinspice 21 days 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 15 days ago

Stuffed Grape Leaves Question

by Querencia 26 days 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 18 days ago

Nachos - how to keep the tomatoes crisp?

by DavidOO 1 month ago

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


BigG commented 26 days ago

Messed Up Mashed Potatoes

by MMG1984 1 month ago

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


Berheenia commented 29 days ago

Graduation Pork Roast

by teresinashaw 1 month ago

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


BigG commented 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 months ago

Roasting Vegetables

by bxgirl 2 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 2 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 2 months ago

Side Suggestions to Pair with Amazing Scallops Please!

by mjhals 9 years ago

My fiance is visiting from Germany in two weeks and I'm already plotting the menu of what I'll cook for him, but I'm ...

tim irvine

tim irvine commented 2 months ago

What sides with Salmon croquettes?

by kengk 5 years ago

I'm speaking of the typical Southern style salmon patty. Canned salmon, egg, bread crumbs and pan fried. I like ...


Querencia commented 2 months ago

Ideas for using leftover broth from slow cooker Italian beef

by Arlo48 2 months ago

We have about 2 cups of this very flavorful broth and I'd like to figure out what to do with it, other than boil pota...


Arlo48 commented 2 months ago

Sides for Jambalaya?

by C. Hamster 2 months ago

Making jambalaya for a dinner party on Saturday. 10 people. Plan on serving green salad and crusty French bread wit...


acgold7 commented 2 months ago

Mozarabe sauce recipe?

by elleparisee 2 months ago

I recently got back from a trip to Spain, where I had a chicken dish with mozarabe sauce in a little restaurant in Gr...


Madrid commented 2 months ago

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