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Bite on one or both sides?

by GraceW 3 years ago

When you bite into something, do you always do it on the same side of your mouth? Or do you bite into--say an apple--...


fun commented 1 day ago

Help Finding Recipes

by chezron 3 days ago

I am looking for great multi-ethnic vegetable dishes ala Lemonade in the Los Angeles area. They use fresh vegetables ...


valadelphia commented 2 days ago

June 2012 COTM, The Homesick Texan: Sides Hot and Cold; Breads; Sweets

by L.Nightshade 5 years ago

Please use this thread to report on the following chapters from the June Cookbook of the Month: Sides Hot and Cold...

EllenCooks commented 9 days ago

Canned abalone

by stefansky90 17 days ago

I got as a gift three cans of abalone marketed by Dover Fisheries, an Australian company. There are no instructions o...


stefansky90 commented 16 days ago

FRESH CORN SIDE DISHES! Home Cooking Dish of the Month (August 2015)

by Sandwich_Sister 2 years ago

Welcome to the reporting thread for the August Dish of the Month. This month we'll all be creating some tasty fresh c...


masha commented 16 days ago

What to serve with chili?

by geekyfoodie 9 years ago

I tried searching the thread, but "chili" brings up every other post, so apologies in advance if this has already bee...


Querencia commented 19 days ago

How to turn a crock pot recipe into a stovetop

by cookininthe 21 days ago

How can I turn this recipe: i...

dave_c commented 21 days ago

Cookbook of the Month April 2013 AD HOC AT HOME: Soups, Salads, Veggies and Sides

by greedygirl 4 years ago

Welcome to Thomas Keller month. Please post your full-length reviews of recipes for soups, salads, veggies and sid...

Njchicaa commented 23 days ago

Need suggestions for sides for a raw oyster party

by ltccc1223 2 years ago

I am having a party for about 15 people. We will have blue point oysters and grilled shrimp for the protein. What sid...

The_Libster commented 29 days ago

Sides/Appeteizers for Fettucine Alfredo dinner?

by trishna87 1 year ago

Hey guys! Just wanted some advice(and recipe links if possible) to suggestions for what to serve with a fettuccine ...

The_Libster commented 1 month ago

Red Beans & Rice (Too Dry; how to make creamier?)

by patrician 1 month ago

First time making red beans and rice. I made a batch last night, stuck it in the refrigerator (looked decently cream...

ChristinaMason commented 1 month ago

Box Mix Challenge

by Pwelsh4 2 months ago

Hello everyone, My friend and I have decided to work on our creativity and cooking skills but challenging each oth...

The_Libster commented 1 month ago

Par-boiled onions with sour cream and celery seed

by nosey 2 months ago

Growing up, mom made a dish where I think she par-boiled the onions and mixed in sour cream and celery seed. I can't ...


nosey commented 1 month ago

Salad for Baby Shower

by wildcat869 1 month ago

Hi All! My aunt is cohosting a baby shower with me for my sister. The shower is at the end of August in the PNW....


wildcat869 commented 1 month ago

What to serve with Fried Green Tomatoes?

by daily_unadventures 10 years ago

I just got a bag of green tomatoes from my Dad which I am looking forward to cooking up but I was wondering what woul...


memyself01 commented 1 month ago

June 2015 COTM: VERDURA - Side Vegetables and Desserts - pp. 245-300

by MelMM 2 years ago

Use this thread to report on the following chapters of VERDURA: Side vegetables - pp. 245-280 Desserts - pp. 281-...

EllenCooks commented 1 month ago

Creme Fraiche separating in dressing

by cookininthe 1 month ago

I made a dressing with creme fraiche, white vinegar, extra virgin olive oil, honey and some spices. I added everythin...

hotoynoodle commented 1 month ago

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