Archive for October 2018
Maintaining Fried Potato Texture in Vegetable Hash at End">Maintaining Fried Potato Texture in Vegetable Hash at End
Note: I've found the solution. The key is starch retrogradation. When you parcook the potatoes, they are dramatically improved texturally by letting them rest overnight. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Need Help with Expiration of WestSoy Organic Soymilk in Carton please!">Need Help with Expiration of WestSoy Organic Soymilk in Carton please!
Not sure where to post this, but have a question regarding WestSoy Organic Unsweetened Plain Soymilk in the carton. I purchased way too many of these for a project (never got around to) and just realized they all expired in April 2018. I wouldn't want to use them if there...Read more
Macaroni and cheese!">Macaroni and cheese!
1 lb macaroni, cooked al dente Cheese sauce: 6T butter 6T flour 1/4 cup minced onion 1T dijon mustard 3 cups whole milk 24 oz. cheese (8 oz cream cheese, 8 oz sharp cheddar, 8 oz pepperjack) Mix cooked macaroni and cheese sauce in a buttered 9 x 13 baking dish, top with buttered panko, and bake at...Read more
Quick weeknight dinners and/or strategies">Quick weeknight dinners and/or strategies
Hi everyone, I'm looking for advice on weeknight dinners that can be fully prepared in 30 minutes or less OR things that take 30 minutes or less to prep and can be made in advance. I am working full-time with almost one-year-old twins and need a quick way to get...Read more
Casa de Pasta Carrots Recipe">Casa de Pasta Carrots Recipe
Anyone figure out the recipe for their bourbon glazed carrots? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Frozen beef in the slow cooker?">Frozen beef in the slow cooker?
Late reply, but, while the bacteria will be killed, any "toxins" they create while the meat is at the "danger zone" (ie. the temperature at which bacteria are now alive) will not be removed. Freezing doesn't kill bacteria, it just keeps them from reproducing and leaving "toxins". Evidently, not everyone...Read more
Cornstarch-free powdered sugar">Cornstarch-free powdered sugar
You can but maize free icing sugar at Aldi No starch Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Crate & Barrel Mixing Bowls - Porcelain?">Crate & Barrel Mixing Bowls - Porcelain?
I'm trying to identify the material of these Crate & Barrel mixing bowls I've had for almost 20 years. Here's an eBay listing of the same set: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Set-3-nice-retro-1950s-style-Crate-Barrel-Blue-Stripe-Nesting-Mixing-Bowls-/173022832071?_trksid=p2385738.m4383.l4275.c10 The eBay listing says they are porcelain, but I'm having a hard time finding other porcelain bowls anywhere. Does anyone know things about...Read more
What would you do with 4 pounds ground lamb with a use by date 2 days away?">What would you do with 4 pounds ground lamb with a use by date 2 days away?
Or maybe it was a sell-by date. Anyway, I was looking for a deal at my local Albertson’s, as there is usually something I am happy to experiment with. And sure enough! Also got some boneless skinless chicken thighs, but that’s for another post. I LOVE lamb burgers, lamb sausage, lamb meatballs,...Read more
Cooking Rice for 40">Cooking Rice for 40
We are cooking brown rice for about 100 people. There will be other dishes, main veggie dish green and fruit salad. Also some cookies. How many pounds of brown rice will I need to get? CarolynScarr www.epicalc.org Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more