Archive for September 2013
Compound oils?">Compound oils?
In my new obsession with compound butters, I started wondering why you don't hear more about compound oils. I love infused oil but usually they are limited to one or a few ingredients from what I've seen and made and are often in larger quantities than compound butters and allowed...Read more
Baking in a 4 inch cake pan">Baking in a 4 inch cake pan
Hello! I am baking a "smash cake" for my daughter's first birthday. I am not an experienced baker, so I'm looking for some advice. I am currently searching for a banana cake recipe, and was wondering if I need to consider making any adjustments, as I am baking part of the batter...Read more
Chuck roast on a stovetop and tender... is this possible?">Chuck roast on a stovetop and tender... is this possible?
Season with salt and pepper only. Sear the meat in a pan on high flame (both sides), then cover, cook on low heat for about two hours...onions help tenderize but add them later or they will dissolve. Add potatoes halfway through the cooking process. Reading More May...Read more
i've never made them before and am feeling brave... except for the pastry bag part. is it going to be a hot mess if i attempt to use the ziploc with a hole cut in it method (ie like you'd do with frosting)? i have only small pastry...Read more
Canned 'octopus in garlic sauce' - what to do with it?">Canned 'octopus in garlic sauce' - what to do with it?
Any ideas what to do with the octopus flavored oils they are packed in? I have a lot left over from a can of the hot sauce preparation and one of the tomato preparation. There is virtually no tomato detectable, but the oils are flavorful nonetheless and the...Read more
Does anyone have this recipe? (possibly the BEST brownie recipe ever!)">Does anyone have this recipe? (possibly the BEST brownie recipe ever!)
I'm chiming in here so that I can see the answer. Were they made with cocoa or chocolate? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
What's for Dinner #247 - the Indian Summer Edition">What's for Dinner #247 - the Indian Summer Edition
And doesn't it just figure, I told Mom I'd make her beef stew some time this week to bring up to her house....and I was planning on making it on Wednesday. My timing is perfect! (Not) I was going to make it in the oven, but now I might...Read more
What's for Dinner #246 - It's Officially Fall Edition [through Sept 30, 2013]">What's for Dinner #246 - It's Officially Fall Edition [through Sept 30, 2013]
I started a new thread here: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/918660 Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Do I need to blanch fresh shelling beans before freezing?">Do I need to blanch fresh shelling beans before freezing?
Hi everyone, I bought a bunch of fresh shelled beans (a mix of pinto, cranberry, etc) at my farmer's market- more than I can cook right now. I would like to freeze some. Do I need to blanch them before freezing, or can they go straight into the freezer? Thanks! Read more
How long does bacon keep?">How long does bacon keep?
Susienew- NEVER FEED A DOG PORK OF ANY KIND! My dad used to work for a vet, he told me about an Asian lady who brought her deathly ill dog in, but because the lady didn't speak English, they had a hard time figuring out the problem.... Until the dog stayed...Read more