Archive for October 2020
Can You Make Apple Sauce From Peels Without Apple Fruit?">Can You Make Apple Sauce From Peels Without Apple Fruit?
I read that most of the pectin in an apple is in the peels, not in the apple fruit. If you cook the peels alone - leaving out the apple fruit - will it become a viscous fluid like an apple sauce? Is there a recipe...Read more
I've reviewed previous years' Thanksgiving Good bad and ugly and there is a recurring theme: menu is great, but logistics cause me a headache. Specifically: setup and where to put dirty dishes/when. Just in general keeping the foot traffic out of the kitchen. Anyway, this year...Read more
NOVEMBER 2020 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH (COTM) - David Lebovitz website">NOVEMBER 2020 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH (COTM) - David Lebovitz website
Here we are almost 8 months into Covid quarantine, and the majority of us decided it makes the most sense to stick with an online source for our COTM. We voted for David Lebovitz’s blog as our November Cookbook of the month. You can find the blog here: https://www.davidlebovitz.com/ Because...Read more
Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in November. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always appreciated, and sources help. Are you emptying your freezer in preparation for holiday meal ingredients/leftovers and...Read more
I use her recipe too, and agreed - freezes and reheats perfectly! I made mine with turkey the day after Thanksgiving. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Chinese Ingredients: Borax Powder, Mushroom Extract">Chinese Ingredients: Borax Powder, Mushroom Extract
I realise my comment is late but I hope it is informative to new readers as well. Borax is a mineral that our body needs. It is found richly in edible vegetations that grow in fertile soil. Borax is also used as detergent and repellent. Other common food sources with...Read more
Question about techniques involved in making (chicken/lamb) biryani">Question about techniques involved in making (chicken/lamb) biryani
Hello, I needed to ask if I can change the normal technique of making a biryani: STANDARD COOKBOOK TECHNIQUE 1. Saute: You saute the meat, garlic/ginger/onions 2. Boil: then you boil this in water for 40 min 3. Add Rice and Spices: you add rice the spices (cardamom, cinnamon stick, etc.) into the water and cook for another...Read more
I just put something in my freezer that I named "Soupish". That's going to a helpful descriptor six months down the line. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Less than ideal apples - what can I do with them?">Less than ideal apples - what can I do with them?
We've gotten a lot of apples from our CSA, and some of them are not much fun to eat. I'm looking for ideas for things to do with them. But nothing that involves canning, etc. I don't think they'd be any good in a salad. Could I do a batch...Read more
I'm looking for medium or coarse grind sea salt with iodine? Can't find it anywhere. Only one was from Morton's, which is fine grind (and I highly suspect Morton's brand in when it comes to sea salt). Puzzling why there is such a paucity of iodined sea salt, unless it...Read more