Archive for October 2017
COTM Dishes So Good (and Easy) that You've Made them at Least 3 Times (Part 2, since 2014)">COTM Dishes So Good (and Easy) that You've Made them at Least 3 Times (Part 2, since 2014)
I'm hoping the title here is self-explanatory. The Dairy Queen (aka TDQ) made a thread in 2014 asking for input on dishes initially tried as part of cooking along with a COTM that were so good, so easy, that they had been made at least 3 times, and had made...Read more
Lye pretzel dogs - will the dog/sausage part be safe to eat, too?">Lye pretzel dogs - will the dog/sausage part be safe to eat, too?
I just made my first batch of baking soda pretzel dogs and while satisfying, they lacked the authentic pretzel taste and outer shell I prefer. I’d like to try the lye method now, but am wondering whether I can safely dip the dog portion into the lye. During...Read more
Freeze stroopwafel dough OK?">Freeze stroopwafel dough OK?
Hi everybody, I wonder if anybody has tried making those delicious Dutch cookies called Stroopwafels? If so, do you know if it'd be OK to freeze part of the dough as you do with cookie dough for later use? I made some today but the recipe made too many and I put...Read more
September 2011 COTM, Slater/Tender: Celery through Jerusalem artichokes">September 2011 COTM, Slater/Tender: Celery through Jerusalem artichokes
A CRUNCHY CELERY ROOT AND BLOOD ORANGE SALAD FOR A FROSTY DAY page 174 I hardly ever take time to make a really good salad. But tonight it was snowing and I thought this sounded so perfect. You arrange thinly sliced kohlrabi on plates (in retrospect, should have used my mandoline),...Read more
Weekly Menu Plans - November 2017">Weekly Menu Plans - November 2017
Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in November. BRRR .. Soups are sounding good to me as we watch the last of the leaves and the first of the snowflakes fall. What’s planned from the COTM (Cookbook of the Month: HONEY & CO.:...Read more
Accompaniments for chicken pot pie?">Accompaniments for chicken pot pie?
difficult to get in so will try this. Thanks everybody below for all the tips. Now I have to do this vegan style. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Active dry and instant yeast interchangeable?">Active dry and instant yeast interchangeable?
Hi there, A few days ago I was ready to start a bread recipe and it asked for active dry yeast, I only have SAF instant yeast. So I called the K Arthur hotline to ask if it made any difference and she said that in home baking these 2 kinds...Read more
Thanksgiving 2017 Discussion">Thanksgiving 2017 Discussion
I hope I'm not duplicating! I just realized that 4 weeks from today is Turkey day!! I know I can't be the only one already pining about my menu. My menu doesn't vary that much from year to year. Out of all our holiday menus, Thanksgiving is a...Read more
Home Cooking Dish of the Month Voting: November 2017">Home Cooking Dish of the Month Voting: November 2017
TAPENADE Click on the heart to the right to vote for Tapenade Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
What can I substitute for rice & potato flour?">What can I substitute for rice & potato flour?
I can't use Potato flour (or anything potato) due to food allergy. What can I substitute? I have the same problem with rice flour. Most gluten free recipes call for a flour mix that has potato or rice flour, or both. That makes it very hard to eat or cook...Read more