Archive for August 2016
What to do with a can of hominy?">What to do with a can of hominy?
Have a large can, and was looking for ideas. I used to puree it with veggie broth and pour on fettuccine. Probably puree it this time, but add stuff to make it like a hummus or dip. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Other than pesto...">Other than pesto...
what can do I with an enormous amount of basil? I'm just one (small) person, and there's only so much panzanella and pasta pomodoro I can eat. I have about thirty portions of pesto in the freezer already - I'm probably not going to live long enough to finish it....Read more
Trader Joe's Lemon curd in a jar">Trader Joe's Lemon curd in a jar
I use it as a filling in my thumbprint cookies. It is like a lemon pudding Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Fish Tacos - side dish ideas needed">Fish Tacos - side dish ideas needed
We are having another couple over this weekend for grilled fish tacos with avocado slaw. Am making jalapeno poppers for appetizer and elote (Mexican style corn on the cob). Mexican brownies with gelato for dessert. I'm trying to come up with another light side dish and am...Read more
Food mill rookie in need of help">Food mill rookie in need of help
I bought a Foley new in box, but it must have been a reject or a copy.. I have used an old old one for years with no problem. The new one was not threaded correctly(when it was made) When you screw the bottom scrapper onto the top blade...the...Read more
"Too much turmeric soup"- a fix-it-upper">"Too much turmeric soup"- a fix-it-upper
Hi homies , So I just defrosted this puréed veggie soup that I now remember I froze because it has a problem, ie, too much turmeric. I think my original plan was to just dilute and blend with more veggies- like a head of broccoli or cauli and more stock and...Read more
"Taste As You Go" without burning your mouth?">"Taste As You Go" without burning your mouth?
Dip a little piece of bread into the sauce or soup and eat it. Added advantage: no spoon to wash. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Pork-less pork rind substitute">Pork-less pork rind substitute
Its slowly getting more common to find duck bacon. Its made with duck breast and some duck fat. It captures the flavor of pork bacon but is leaner. A great pork substitute. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
October 2011 COTM: Splendid Table: Pastas and The Sweet Pastas of the Renaissance">October 2011 COTM: Splendid Table: Pastas and The Sweet Pastas of the Renaissance
Spaghetti with Ancovies and Melting Onions, p. 130 I had some caramelized onions in the freezer and made this dish for a solo supper following the recipe loosely - it was wonderful. Skipped cooking the onions since mine were already cooked, warmed them in the skillet, added anchovies (used salted instead...Read more
Easy Method Lasagna">Easy Method Lasagna
I'd be interested in knowing whether others cook their lasagna noodles in advance. I have never actually done so. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more