Archive for February 2014
Please - help me with delicious ideas/recipes for using my Rancho Gordo Beans...">Please - help me with delicious ideas/recipes for using my Rancho Gordo Beans...
So, I have about 20 bags of Rancho Gordo beans. Lots of different kinds (for example: garbanzo, scarlett runner, ayocote morado, rebosero, lila, moro, alubia boluda, yellow eye, santa maria pinquitos, pinto, cassoulet, hutterites). For some reason I have the most trouble using up the white beans, the garbanzos...Read more
Show of hands if you've cooked with bottarga...">Show of hands if you've cooked with bottarga...
I saw a brief article on it and this month's Saveur (a good issue, btw) and am intrigued. It can be ordered online, and looks fantastic. If you've used it, please share what you thought and if you thought it was worth the price. Thanks :) Reading...Read more
7 Things That Wouldn't Exist Without Black People">7 Things That Wouldn't Exist Without Black People
Bus Driver Fired For Trying To Do The Right Thing Fights Back">Bus Driver Fired For Trying To Do The Right Thing Fights Back
Cook was terminated in May 2013, after he took to Facebook to... Read more
Quick-Thinking Taco Cook Chases Down Kidnapper, Saves Little Boy">Quick-Thinking Taco Cook Chases Down Kidnapper, Saves Little Boy
Grady O'Brien was walking home with his six-year-old brother Brendan and their nanny when
The Muppets Show Us That All NYC Needs Is A Little Tea And Music To Chill The F*@# Out">The Muppets Show Us That All NYC Needs Is A Little Tea And Music To Chill The F*@# Out
A cup of Lipton Tea, duh.
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Best recipe for roasting chicken breasts?">Best recipe for roasting chicken breasts?
I much prefer white chicken meat but when I roast the breasts they come out dry. My favorite roasted chicken is Marcella Hazan's: you roast the whole chicken breast side down (lemons inside) then the rest of the time, breast side up. There is no oil, no butter and the breast...Read more
Help! Planning for Large Crowd">Help! Planning for Large Crowd
Hello All - I volunteered to be the parent in charge of planning a potluck meal for about 100 hungry kids and teens. The other parents have been really good about signing up for dishes to bring. My problem is that I really have no clue how much of everything...Read more
Recipe for Hoi An Chili Condiment -- Anyone with Direct Knowledge?">Recipe for Hoi An Chili Condiment -- Anyone with Direct Knowledge?
I picked up six bottles of the stuff when we visited Hoi An. It's truly fantastic stuff and I'm now kicking myself for not buying more and for giving away as much as I did. As with many great foods, it's parochial stuff and I know I'll never get US...Read more
Braised lentils">Braised lentils
It could very well have to do with the lentils themselves. There are differences. These are my favorites: http://www.amazon.com/Bartolini-Umbrian-Lentils/dp/B002NEVM44 Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more