Archive for March 2016
Decades ago I had a recipe for "Chinese Pickled Carrots" (refrigerator pickles). I only made it once and unfortunately lost the recipe. It called for cutting into matchsticks a vast quantity of carrots, possibly blanching them and then soaking them in a brine. I recall the brine contained soy sauce,...Read more
Hello i am having a cooking event with a friend and we agreed to challange ourselves and cook a heritage menue - mine is canadian - but i grew up in Germany... i have a few canadian recipes but not sure what to do... My friend is french and he also grew...Read more
Easter Emergency!!! 9 lb porchetta in the oven cooking and the power went out in my neighborhood.">Easter Emergency!!! 9 lb porchetta in the oven cooking and the power went out in my neighborhood.
Cook it on your grill. Create indirect heat by moving the coals to one side and placing your roasting pan on the other side. You don't want it super hot, so use the vents to control the temp. I'm not a coal-fired grill expert, so I personally would fiddle and...Read more
Which pecan pie is better CI or Dorie Greenspan. Always made Michael Recchiuti's. the recipe disappeared. thank you Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Sure, you could reduce the sugar by 10-25% without affecting the texture too much. Do you have time to make a small test batch to make sure you like it? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
I just bought this exact same ham we are having it for Easter Dinner . .I'm trying to find a different way to prepare it as pineapple and cherries are getting old for me. I just wanted to try something different. Also anyone have a good recipe with instructions...Read more
I'm in need of inspiration for the family lamb gathering. Normally a leg of lamb is roasted with garlic and rosemary and served with crispy roast potatoes, but I want to mix it up a bit this year. Has anyone got any must-tries for such an occasion? Reading...Read more
HELP! How do I make a great mushroom sauce for steak?">HELP! How do I make a great mushroom sauce for steak?
1.) I use red wine insted of liquor. 2.) Slice the mushrooms. Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat and add the mushrooms. Sauté while stirring for 3 minutes or until they start to develop some color. 3.) Yes http://www.worldofsauces.com/mushroom-sauce-for-steak/ Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Pork Skin - Recurring issue re puffy vs. leathery">Pork Skin - Recurring issue re puffy vs. leathery
I run into this when I make a pork shoulder or, as here, a fresh ham roast (and when I try to make chiccharones, for that matter). Whether the skin puffs up or simply remains smooth/tough and darkens seems to be entirely hit or miss. In this case,...Read more
Labor Day Recipes: Warm Blue Cheese Dip with Garlic and Bacon">Labor Day Recipes: Warm Blue Cheese Dip with Garlic and Bacon
4.55 / 5 Stars | 216 Reviews
"Even people that don't like blue cheese love this wonderful hot dip. It can be served with vegetables, but I find that people like...Read more