Archive for September 2019
About 7 days ago, I made apple jelly and Italian prune plum jam. I put it into sterilized jars then screwed on plastic lids. I had hoped to clear out some freezer space for these jars, but I now realize that's not going to happen. Is it...Read more
What temp to reheat smoked brisket using sous-vide?">What temp to reheat smoked brisket using sous-vide?
I have a couple of pounds of smoked brisket sealed up in the freezer. I was thinking of using my sous-vide machine to reheat it. Any thoughts on temperature to use? I was thinking 120 to 130 degrees, but not I'm not sure. Thanks....Read more
I understand some people like/need more or less salt, but I get frustrated with recipes that only say salt "to taste." Does anyone know of basic ratios of salt when cooking for the average palette/diet? I'm especially interested in a salt ratio for potatoes. Last night I...Read more
I occasionally make arepas wiith P.A.N. pre-cooked corn meal water & salt. I find them too dense. I'm thinking of adding all-purpose flour and baking powder to make them a little lighter (leavened) . Also, ,maybe kick up the flavor a bit with seasonings. Any ideas how to reach...Read more
Hi everyone! I hope I'm not stepping on toes here, but as your *former* coordinator, I am going to take the liberty of opening nominations for our October 2019 Cookbook of the Month. Please nominate as many books as you like, and CAPITALIZE THE TITLE as you nominate. If you’re...Read more
Different source but perhaps similar recipe - https://www.canadianliving.com/food/recipe/coconut-curried-chicken-phyllo-rolls Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
I love Cardano's meatballs sold in grocery stores. They taste strongly of Parmesan. I used their ingredient list to attempt to create their recipe. All ingredients fell in the "less than 2%" category, except ground beef and Parmesan. There is no bread or bread crumbs listed. To attempt to determine...Read more
I've been ordering the filet of sole at Joe's in Westlake and North Beach for years. It has a very light breading of some sort and is slightly egg-y. Does anyone who has had it have any idea how to duplicate it at home? Reading More May...Read more
I like cooking with olive oil but I doubt use extra virgin for cooking I use pure or light filippi berio from Costco But recently someone told me these are highly processed and not healthy. Can anybody give me more info about it? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Favorite brand of canned tomatoes? Domestic or Imported?">Favorite brand of canned tomatoes? Domestic or Imported?
A recent batch of pork ragu was ruined by a spoiled can of tomatoes! Hours of work wasted because I failed to taste test beforehand [it was a very popular US brand]! My grocer says this is increasingly common [Really?] and recommends DOP only (La Fiammante is his...Read more