Archive for May 2017
Having friends over and serving Crab and Corn Chowderer with Bacon and Chanterelle mushrooms as a main course. Any suggestions for a salad course would be appreciated! Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
I just discovered I can hold already mashed potatoes in the crockpot on warm. What a blessing to learn....we can now have mashed potatoes more easily for Sunday dinner!!! Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Is it ok to marinate chicken in tomato paste, olive oil and spices for 2 days?">Is it ok to marinate chicken in tomato paste, olive oil and spices for 2 days?
Planned on making an Indian spiced dish tonight that requires marinating the chicken for a few hours. It's just too hot today for that sort of meal! Tomorrow will be just as bad. (Should have thought about it ahead of time) I'm just wondering if it will be ok...Read more
I started a new blog and in it I discuss some Yugoslav recipes! I'm not a very good cook, so I have been asking for challenges. SO if you have a straightforward recipe I can add to my repertoire, please let me know, I'd love to give it a go...Read more
I just opened a jar of saved dried mushrooms and they have white patches that look like a mold. Are they safe to reconstitute and eat? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
A friend was just diagnosed with Crohn's Disease. He can no longer eat nuts or seeds, and crunchy salads were a big staple for him. He asked me whether there's even such a thing as really good croutons. He's not a food guy, so he won't have excellent brioche lying...Read more
Live Razor clams on special at Foodie Mart - $8.88 per pound down from $10.99! These 13 costs me around $7.00 only! Great deal! Prepared simple a la plancha style. Very hot skillet with a touch of EVOO only. So sweet and full of umami chewy goodness. No addition sea salt needed....Read more
Take the picky eater back to where he liked them with the family. have what he had. I think you can judge from there. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Chicken soup: large assortment of raw & cooked chicken stock material - how to best use?">Chicken soup: large assortment of raw & cooked chicken stock material - how to best use?
I've been on a kick of grilling whole chickens lately (whole other post) and have accumulated quite a few raw necks and giblets; also a lot of cooked carcasses. All of them are in my freezer. Now I want to make stew. Is the best way to use them to toss...Read more
I've just learned that I'm hosting a 'business lunch' for four at home on Tuesday, and one of us is vegan, and who is only an acquaintance of mine. Unfortunately, I won't have time beforehand to do much research (the other three of us are omnivores), hence my appeal to...Read more