Archive for October 2017
Chicken & Dashi Shoyu Ramen - 12 hours UMAMI BOMB!">Chicken & Dashi Shoyu Ramen - 12 hours UMAMI BOMB!
What a fantastic broth combination this was. Was really excited to make this and prepper for a long time. after over 24 hours of collective soaking and boiling, 4 hours of Chashu roasting and countless hours marinating eggs this beauty happened. Will post a recipe soon, if anybody is interested. <3...Read more
Crown Roast of Lamb Recipe & Tips">Crown Roast of Lamb Recipe & Tips
I want to serve a crown Roast of lamb for Christmas. Anyone have a great recipe and tips? Butcher recommendation on the SF Peninsula? Thank you.. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Berkshire Pork from Timmins in November If You're Interested">Berkshire Pork from Timmins in November If You're Interested
Hi folks. Just a quick post to say that I have a line on some rare breed pork from Ontario, raised on a farm in Timmins, is available for purchase. All in all, I have access to 8 pigs from 100-200 pounds, that will be butchered by farmer...Read more
Cornstarch vs Tapioca starch in baking?">Cornstarch vs Tapioca starch in baking?
Hi there! I understand that cornstarch and tapioca starch are good substitutes for each other, in cooking and baking. Correct me if im wrong... For cooking, ratio of cornstarch : tapioca starch should be 1:1, while for baking it is 1:1 ...? Also, what are the benefits/consequences of using tapioca starch instead of cornstarch...Read more
Self rising corn meal mix question">Self rising corn meal mix question
I have self rising cornmeal bit added 2 tblsps of baking powder will this make my cornbread bad? How do you cook it in a cast iron skillet over the stove??? Thank you so much for your help! I will post a pic when it's done....Thx!!! Reading...Read more
Beef stew for a picky boyfriend?">Beef stew for a picky boyfriend?
I do not think a top round roast would do well in a stew, too lean, no connective tissue. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Need a Rub for Grilled Pork Tenderloin">Need a Rub for Grilled Pork Tenderloin
We're planning to grill pork tenderloin tonight, and need a rub for it. We'll be serving it simply, with mashed or baked potatoes and a simple romaine salad, to accommodate some picky kids. Our go-to is an Asian marinade, with rice and stir fry veggies or Asian salad, but we've...Read more
SOS Tres Leche from Costo">SOS Tres Leche from Costo
I am having guests tomorrow for lunch. I ran out of time, so sent hubs in search of a dessert. He came home with a Tres Leche caramel cake from Costco. I had this once at a party, and did not like it at all. It is two layers of...Read more
Our own food photos">Our own food photos
Strange that there doesn't seem to be a thread featuring photos of food cooked by our fellow chowhounds. I know we have some really creative chefs out there who can put together quite a plate of goodies. And I know that here and there, people do post their dishes. We can't...Read more
A Bit of Brit in Miss-a-sip">A Bit of Brit in Miss-a-sip
For way too long Tracey and I were held hostage by packaged scone mixes that never seemed to fulfill their promise. Being the take charge woman that she is, it was decided to come up with her own take, included the terribly named (but absolutely delightful) clotted cream. Read more