Archive for April 2017
What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? May 2016 edition! [Old]">What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? May 2016 edition! [Old]
I just borrowed "It's All Good" from the library and I see what you mean! Did you ever have a chance to cook out of it, and if so, what did you think? Any favorite recipes? I saw that Julia Turshen developed the recipes for it and I'm loving "Small...Read more
I am staying in the god-forsaken suburban strip-mall hell that is Chesterfield County, VA. Does anyone have a lead on decent Asian markets in the area? I found one tiny one in Hopewell, so I at least have miso. But I'm looking for any others. Or any...Read more
Just spent my first hour of a projected hundred hours with this book by Samin Nosrat, released today. Excellent. We may have to retire the COTM award. Concepts, techniques, recipes, variations. Quirky. Personal. Aware. Wonderful. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
I followed the recipe using large slab of beef. I used about one and a half cups of broth, filling the pot about a quarter of the way. six hours later the top, unsubmerged part of the meat turned white. is that ok? pics attached Reading More May...Read more
I'm in a terrible quandary. Please Help!!! Some chefs swear by adding a "pinch" of baking soda to their marinara sauce (and other tomato based pasta sauces). Others detest the idea. I have tried it both ways and don't have a sufficiently well developed palate to be able to tell...Read more
I always store onions in the refrigerator. They keep better Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Omu Rice (Omelet Rice) Ingredients: Rice 1-2 cups (cooked) 50 - 100g diced or minced chicken 1 cup chopped onion 2 eggs salt, pepper, ketchup Directions Fry onion, chicken and cooked rice together Add salt, pepper and ketchup to taste - stir up nice, then set it aside on a plate Make an omelet (beat eggs, add salt, heat a...Read more
After much discussion and how the holiday weekend limited possibilities, May 24 through May 26th we are taking the train to Gien and driving to Sancerre and our hotel Chateau de Beaujeu west of town for two nights. From there we plan to motor around looking for wineries to enjoy....Read more
I'm looking to do a good number of mini desserts - lemon meringue tarts and want to invest in a couple of nice pans to bake them in. If anyone has suggestions, I'd love to hear.
I found these - but as with everything at WS - they're pricey.
Crispiest Deep Fried, Battered Fish , any Tricks?">Crispiest Deep Fried, Battered Fish , any Tricks?
Sometimes my deep fried fish turns out very crispy and sometimes not and I don't know why. I generally make my batter with AP Flour, salt, baking powder and a sparkling liquid, either seltzer or beer. I mix it up ten minutes or so before using it. I put the...Read more