Archive for June 2019
Hey all. Converting a 9" pie recipe to a 10 1/2" pie pan, how is it done?">Hey all. Converting a 9" pie recipe to a 10 1/2" pie pan, how is it done?
a practical way to convert volumes is to fill the recipe container (the 9 inch pan) with water and measure the volume, Fill the target container (the 10 inch pan) with water and measure the volume. Divide the target volume by the recipe volume. multiply the recipe...Read more
What is best substitute for US “heavy cream” in Canada?">What is best substitute for US “heavy cream” in Canada?
I have a new ice cream maker and all the (American) recipes call for “heavy cream”, which I simply cannot find in shops in Canada. (There was an old discussion on this four years ago I ran across, but it didn’t answer my question regarding ice cream.) what can I...Read more
Multitasking, I left out the baking soda from my ginger cookies. The resulting hockey pucks taste fine but I cannot pass on to the intended recipient. I suffer from " I cannot waste this and must re purpose syndrome" and would love some help. If you have...Read more
Jarred, diced red peppers - What can I do with it?">Jarred, diced red peppers - What can I do with it?
Pizza topping On top of burgers or sasages on a bun Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
I'm making a German chocolate cake for my brother-in-law's birthday. The family is super partial to the recipe on the Baker's German chocolate bar. I'm leaning towards using David Lebovitz's recipe. I've also heard good things about the Cook's Illustrated recipe and Epicurious. Is Baker's truly the best? Will they...Read more
Jarred, diced red peppers - What can I do with it">Jarred, diced red peppers - What can I do with it
I have a large jar of diced red peppers. It does not say roasted, so I guess it is unroasted red peppers. The ingredients are red peppers, water, acetic acid, sugar, and salt. Does anyone have suggestions as to what I can make with it. Read more
Recipe for Canadian style Sweet and Sour Chicken Balls and Egg Rolls">Recipe for Canadian style Sweet and Sour Chicken Balls and Egg Rolls
I miss Canadian style Chinese food I grew up with. I have been in the southern US for the last 20 years and while they have great BBQ the Chinese food here is quite different from my favorites back home. I've been searching for recipe for an egg roll that...Read more
Welcome to the Nominations thread for the July 2019 Dish of the Month. For those unfamiliar with the Home Cooking Dish of the Month (“DOTM”), our community selects a particular dish for each month. Over the course of that month Hounds cook the dish and report on the...Read more
I bought 7 avocados - three from one market four from another for a party guacamole. I always buy them hard and ahead of time as they seem to be more reliable that way. This time all looked OK, but first time ever, only one tasted as...Read more
Jerusalem cones immediately to mind, I love it and cooked many recipes from it. Istanbul and Beyond is on my list of books to cook from and I hope it is as amazing as it sounds. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more