Archive for June 2021
July 2021 Cookbook of the Month Announcement: Nik Sharma Month">July 2021 Cookbook of the Month Announcement: Nik Sharma Month
In July, we’ll be cooking from Nik Sharma’s two books, Season and the Flavor Equation, and from his blog, http://abrowntable.com/home. We’ll use this thread to discuss the books, the blog, and Nik Sharma’s oeuvre generally. Reporting will begin July 1. You might enjoy getting Sharma’s perspective on Chowhounds' questions in this Table...Read more
Where to purchase Superfine sugar in large quantities?">Where to purchase Superfine sugar in large quantities?
RLB prefers superfine sugar in many of her books. It does actually make a difference in the finished product. Pulsing to make it myself is a lot of cleanup. I can only find it in expensive, 12oz packages: https://www.dominosugar.com/products/quick-dissolve-superfine-sugar-flip-top-canister I've never seen it in Costco, or even in...Read more
HOME COOKING DISH OF THE MONTH JULY 2021 - NOMINATIONS">HOME COOKING DISH OF THE MONTH JULY 2021 - NOMINATIONS
Hello Friends! It is nominations time at the Dish of the Month. Let’s nominate something light, maybe spicy, definitely delicious but not too fussy. What could that be? I know you will come up with amazing ideas that I will be very excited to cook. Please read the starred guidelines about...Read more
I've heard arguments against resting meat and for. Then there's a plethora of considerations: keep it warm in a low oven, or simply cover it loosely in foil; rest before cooking, or don't; 1 min for each 100g or 2 mins per cm, or rest for the same time you...Read more
Many of the Chefmade baking tins are on sale today: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=chefmade+pan&ref=nb_sb_noss_1 Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Bistecca Alla Fiorentina - At Home Toronto Style... and More!">Bistecca Alla Fiorentina - At Home Toronto Style... and More!
I had 'Yummy Market' at the Major Mac/ Dufferin location saved me one. Reasonably priced at $17 a pound. Bistecca came in at just over 5 pounds. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
BISTECCA ALLA FIORENTINA - AT HOME TORONTO STYLE....and more!">BISTECCA ALLA FIORENTINA - AT HOME TORONTO STYLE....and more!
Trying my hand on a ' Bistecca alla Fiorentina ' for Father's Day BBQ with the help of my son. Using a glorious looking chunk of well marbled, dry aged, '4 large-fingers width', naturally raised, Angus T-Bone steak. Made a BBQ pit using Japanese Bincho Charcoal and Hickory/Cherry wood fire. Grilled...Read more
Alternative Feta for Yotam Ottolenghi's Baked Minty Rice with Feta, Olive and Pomegranate">Alternative Feta for Yotam Ottolenghi's Baked Minty Rice with Feta, Olive and Pomegranate
BA’s editor’s blog rates this as her Go-to potluck dish! From his Simple cookbook, I agree that it is easy to prepare, interesting to taste, lovely to look at and not difficult to produce consistent results. But, I am NOT having good success with the Feta which doesn't melt and...Read more
When it was new did it freeze to your satisfaction. I had one, and even when it was new it got to "Sof Serv" at best. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
I love the Dulcinea brand melons - more expensive, yes; but they pick at a higher brix level than big commercial growers and it makes a difference! Their lovely Tuscan melons are back in stock at Safeway - and melon chunks with blueberries are one of our household's favorite summer...Read more