Archive for June 2015
I just picked up my quarter steer and man, is there a lot of ground beef! Please give me some of your best ideas and recipes for using it. I've never been too creative with ground beef - chili, tacos, burgers, etc. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Looking for a recipe from Chocolatier-Dish Pan Cookies or Buffalo chip cookies">Looking for a recipe from Chocolatier-Dish Pan Cookies or Buffalo chip cookies
When I was a girl, I always loved to bake. So I begged my mother to buy me an issue of Chocolatier. I poured over that magazine and decided to make something that I would call a dish pan cookie. They may have been called a buffalo chip cookie. ...Read more
leaving pizza dough overnight in fridge, or freeze it?">leaving pizza dough overnight in fridge, or freeze it?
It will get better and better in the fridge for the next 3 days. Leave it. I try and make mine 3 days early. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Straight from Thumann's "using a special dog with semolina and soy protein that enhances the deep frying experience" Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Let me preface by saying that I'm not the best baker/dessert maker. So my question is why do dessert recipe's have SO much sugar??? I don't think I have ever made a recipe with the full sugar amount since it seems way to much for me. Example - I was making a...Read more
Do french put creme fraiche or heavy cream in potato leek soup?">Do french put creme fraiche or heavy cream in potato leek soup?
Ive made itvwith hoth and it comes out great and ive also made it with bu which I think is also traditional. My husbsnd likes heavy cream the best so I think ill use that for now on. In "mastering the art of French Cooking" it says creme fraiche is...Read more
I know that the food safety fanatics advise against frozen meats in a crockpot, but I've shoved frozen chicken in the slow cooker and let it cook on low for 5-8 hours many times with no ill effects. Today, for some reason, I'm having second thoughts--I have semi-frozen chicken...Read more
need a vanilla cake recipe that can turn to chocolate cake easily.">need a vanilla cake recipe that can turn to chocolate cake easily.
my husband got me one of those 5 layer cake pans to make a rainbow cake. but now he wants a cake that has alternating layers of chocolate and vanilla. does anyone have a vanilla cake recipe that can easily be converted into chocolate cake? Reading More...Read more
don't be scared! mine came out wrong the first two tries. but the third was the charm. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
I have a 10 pound pork picnic roast that I am brining. How long is optimal brining time? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more