Archive for March 2021
Hello Chowhound community, Frequent reader, first-time poster here. I'm sorry - I will try to be more active. I am curious if any of you know if there are any differences between Claudia Roden's various cookbooks about the outdoors. Taken from Wikipedia, of all places: - Picnic: The Complete Guide to Outdoor...Read more
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At what time do you add veggies so they don't overcook when doing corned beef in a crockpot? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Do you think boiled corned beef can be rushed by an hour or so?">Do you think boiled corned beef can be rushed by an hour or so?
I just started cooking it over the stovetop 20 minutes ago and now have it at a hard simmer. I lost track of time but I do have all the vegetables prepared and just put an Irish soda bread in the oven. I normally bake the brisket for...Read more
Best Corned Beef: Sous Vide, Slow Cooker, Instant Pot or Stovetop?">Best Corned Beef: Sous Vide, Slow Cooker, Instant Pot or Stovetop?
Based on what I read at https://www.seriouseats.com/2011/03/how-to-make-corned-beef-st-patricks-day-simmering-brisket-meat-the-food-lab.html, I'm planning to cook it in the Instant Pot on slow cook low, starting around midnight tonight. Hopefully it'll be ready for dinner tomorrow. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Sichuan toban-djan - brands available in the U.S.?">Sichuan toban-djan - brands available in the U.S.?
I'm looking for a good Sichuanese brand of toban-djan (chili bean paste) that I might be able to find in my local (Philadelphia) Chinatown grocery store. Everything I've read online says that Lee Kum Kee's version is widely available but not exactly authentic (it's made by a Cantonese company and...Read more
Any recommendations for beeswax to use in making caneles? I read the packaging on Sky Organics, and it says it's all organic and triple filtered but for external use, like making cosmetics. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
California Pizza Kitchen Creamy Garlic Fettuccine">California Pizza Kitchen Creamy Garlic Fettuccine
I love California Pizza Kitchen's Creamy Garlic Fettuccine! It has a deep garlic flavor that is amplified by a crunchy garlic topping. Does anyone know what the topping is? I want a copycat recipe! Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Sweet or savory. What are you baking for PI Day? My current plans are to make 1 or 2 mini peach pies, using 6" pie plates. I even got to use Pi in computing how to scale down a recipe for a standard 9" pie to 6"....Read more
Looking for a good Mexican cookbook. I read a bunch of reviews on Amazon, then went and saw the books in question in a bookshop or two, and was often unimpressed, despite all the 5 and 4 star reviews, so I thought it best to ask those people here who...Read more