I have to make a large portion of this for a Christmas party. I'm thinking I want to go all out and make Gratin Dauphinoise the French way with just potatoes, heavy cream , cheese, garlic and butter, rather than making a mornay sauce with milk and a roux. I...Read more
I am looking for a sugar cookie recipe simular to what a local Livonia Michigan bakery made when I was a kid. The cookie was flaky almost the consistency of some Scottish shortbread cookies. It was not very sweet and had a thick layer of sugar on top...Read more
PattiCakes, Did you ever find a recipe? I LOVED that soup when I was in Germany!!! Please email me! frightgte at gmail dot com Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Dissolving white pith from citrus, and separating individual vesicles.">Dissolving white pith from citrus, and separating individual vesicles.
It took me several hours of searching to find this, even though I started with the correct terms. Turns out the answer is so obvious I should have just thought a little more. The white connective pith is a pectin, and the enzyme that dissolves it is one of the...Read more
I realize I'm resurrecting a Vintage* thread, but I had this same question today. I have everything needed to weigh or measure, except the cabbage. I need to know how much to buy. So I Googled "How many ounces cabbage in a cup?' on the assumption that this would work...Read more
im having a science fair project and im doing what is the different between store bought ice cream vs home made ice cream Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Last night I made a recipe from epicurious that I've made many times, and it's spectacular: braised lamb with star anise and fennel. I've got a ton of leftover braising liquid (it's gelled beautifully overnight) that was made with port, chicken stock, beef stock, and lots of vegetables. Any...Read more
Presentation ideas for Christmas dinner pot roast.">Presentation ideas for Christmas dinner pot roast.
For the past few years, I've taken full responsibility for choosing and cooking the Christmas menu at my in-laws' home. This year, I'm making a ginger-garlic-beer (pseudo sauerbraten style) beef roast. I like this tender to a point where slicing is not an option, so chunks or shredding are the...Read more
Ottolenghi, a medieval middle Eastern Feast at MMA">Ottolenghi, a medieval middle Eastern Feast at MMA
http://www.newyorker.com/culture/culture-desk/a-feast-for-jerusalem-at-the-met?intcid=mod-latest I'd love these recipes! Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
What is meant by a salmon scallop (cut from a fillet)?">What is meant by a salmon scallop (cut from a fillet)?
In Cucina Fresca cookbook, there are 2 recipes for oven-poached salmon. The fillets are to be cut into "scallops". What is meant by that? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more