Archive for July 2015
I like soft scrambled, but not sure if I want it all in one big lump Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Cookbooks vs. Online recipes . Which do you prefer ?">Cookbooks vs. Online recipes . Which do you prefer ?
For myself . I have been using more online recipes than cookbooks . I do miss the days of scanning the bookstores searching cookbooks for recipes . Maybe I'm just lazy now and use the internet . I haven't bought a cookbook in awhile . And you ? Read more
The other day I whipped some heavy cream together with a pinch of salt, maple syrup, and a splash of balsamic vinegar. It ended up whipping from sort-of-thick straight to grainy and watery. I've done the same thing minus the balsamic vinegar and produced the thick, substantial whipped cream I'd...Read more
Food for mama while she cares for newborn twins: strategies?">Food for mama while she cares for newborn twins: strategies?
I'm pregnant with twins; due date is Sept 20th. Doc says I should expect to go into labor any day now or a month from now... who knows!? I enjoy cooking for myself and my two-year-old son, but the intense demands of twin pregnancy have finally caught up with my...Read more
Looking for food that I can take to a family with a sick family member. They don't all sit down together, it seems like it is grab and go. Any suggestions on how to fill their refrigerator and freezer? Thanks in advance. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Magneto, a.k.a. Sir Ian McKellen, knows best when it comes to cooking scrambled eggs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfKFEKXAGlg Have any of you tried it in a saucepan before? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Chicken breasts around this house always come out dry, so we avoid even trying anymore. Any Chowhounds have some secrets to moist and tender chicken breasts? Our go-to chicken for "moist and tender" is usually chicken thighs, but spouse and I figure you can help us expand our...Read more
Go-to cookbooks for "must impress" dinner parties">Go-to cookbooks for "must impress" dinner parties
I brought this up in the monthly cookbooks thread but I'm re-posting the question here as a couple other people thought it should have its own thread. To paraphrase what I posted there, what are the cookbooks you go to when you need to cook to impress? I'm thinking the...Read more
I was a cook there a long time ago .It's starts with beef bones,a lot beef fat and vegetables.It cooks for 2 days they skim the top of daily. They strain it than add ketchup and more stuff. They strain it after that. Bring it to a boil.they make it...Read more
Tonight I made a Vietnamese Pancake. The "pancake" was made with rice flour, coconut milk, water and tumeric - mixed and rested for at least an hour. I used a stainless steel pan to cook and they stuck - tight. I followed directions to use a hot pan with...Read more