Archive for January 2018
i would like to have the recipe for black bean soup using annatto seeds thank you Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
A lot of people have called William Shurtleff's "The Book of Miso" the definitive book. Sadly, however, it appears to be out of print. Not hard to get, of course, but not for cheap if you want a new hardcover copy. Plus, it appears like it hasn't been updated since...Read more
homemade spring roll wrappers drying out after filling">homemade spring roll wrappers drying out after filling
I made these Shanghai spring roll wrappers (which were SO much fun to make - video at the link!) yesterday, wrapping the stack in a damp dish towel and plastic wrap, then into fridge. I filled them today and am planning on frying tonight. As I was filling probably the...Read more
Use the recipe specifications: the recipe's weights or the recipe's volume. Don't convert the recipe's volume measurements to weight measurements from some other source, unless you have very good reason to doubt the recipe, the recipe's author or source, or are otherwise skeptical (in which case, why even...Read more
I make chicken stock quite frequently, and even tried Marcella Hazan's "meat broth" recently. Now I want to make a real good beef stock...something that I can use for broth in french onion or beef barley soup, a nice stew, or reduce further into a demi glace or base...Read more
Are Fresh soybeans available anywhere in the Bay Area?">Are Fresh soybeans available anywhere in the Bay Area?
Preferably fresh picked as well, so likely farmers market? For edamame. Thanks for any leads. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
I had a dear friend reach out and ask if I would provide him and his family some basic cooking lessons. It is him, his wife and 13-year-old daughter. However, his daughter has celiac disease. At first I was like, “Ugh - I don’t know anything about...Read more
I'm looking for turkey chops in the Pasadena area. Ordering online shipping is ridiculous! Anyone know of a place to purchase nearby? Los Angeles ,Inland Empire ok( I visit there often) Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
So I had a lazy night and just served the potatoes and meat separately and made wayyy to much meat. Any ideas how to make it into another meal? It’s half ground beef and half ground turkey with corn, green peas and a brown gravy. Reading More...Read more
beef stew with strip steak- is this going to be awful?">beef stew with strip steak- is this going to be awful?
Nah, I just cook a braised beef and the only meat in the house is new York strip, at first I was afraid but boiling it for a long time, makes it softer.... Not tough at all. I use regular pot only with lid. Reading More May...Read more