Archive for May 2019
I can't buy makrut lime leaves or curry leaves locally. What is the best way of getting them by mail and then keeping: fresh? frozen? How long do they last? Also, I have seen that makrut lime leaf powder is sold by mail. Any good? Thanks...Read more
ISO Good Housekeeping Beef Stew & Danish Goulash Recipes">ISO Good Housekeeping Beef Stew & Danish Goulash Recipes
Most of my favorite cookbooks are in storage, including the old 1950s Good Housekeeping from which I always cooked these stews from my childhood. If you have copies you are willing to share, I would be so grateful. I haven't found these in any of the newer editions....Read more
BWB means what? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
What is the secret ingredient in Umami Burger's ketchup?">What is the secret ingredient in Umami Burger's ketchup?
Hello, not sure if you are still being haunted by this question still 8 years later, but in case you are, I'm here to reply. Pretty sure it's just the touch of truffle oil. If you get it to-go and take a whiff in a quieter environment, it's pretty potent....Read more
Looking for a simplified Peanut Butter Blondie recipe">Looking for a simplified Peanut Butter Blondie recipe
Have gotten into Peanut Butter Blondies recently and am interested in making myself, however the recipes found online are either not what am looking for, in cups as opposed to grams/ml or IMHO needlessly over-complicated. Am after a very simplified Blondie recipe to work with akin to the level of...Read more
Bone in and rare, please! Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Do you use a special kind of plastic bag? (Ziplock? Or trash bag? Or something else?) Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Ottolenghi Black Pepper Tofu - what to serve with it?">Ottolenghi Black Pepper Tofu - what to serve with it?
I ended up making Grilled Shrimp with Fiery Lemongrass-Chile Sambal from Epicurious, which was delicious and perfect with the tofu dish, some plain steamed broccoli and jasmine rice. I had lots of sambal left over, which I froze and used a couple of weeks later on some more shrimp....Read more
We just gutted our kitchen and are without a stove/oven for the next 2 weeks. Fortunately we just bought a brand new bbq that is arriving today. Would love some recommendations for what to make as our first meal on it - other than burgers. We...Read more
Ah, microbiology. Here goes. Check the contents of your bottled water. No ozone, no chlorine, preservatives, carbonation. They're saying don't use city water as it has chlorine which is used to kill micro. Fermentation is a micro game, optimizing your chosen microbes, and reducing infections by others....Read more