Does anyone know how the commercial manufacturers help the popcorn from getting stale without adding unnatural preservatives? Is it bad to add fresh herbs (garlic=botullism?) and fruit to popcorn if you want it to stay out for a long time (day or week)? Reading More May Cause...Read more
Main meal dishes incorporating bruschetta (other than chicken)?">Main meal dishes incorporating bruschetta (other than chicken)?
Do you have any favorite main meal dishes which incorporate bruschetta as part of the main rather than as an appetizer? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Making cake pops only requires a box of cake mix (avoid the pudding style) and a tub of icing, and an electric mixer. But melting and applying the candy coating for professional results is tricky! And after spending $$$$$ on cake pops that tasted good but looked awful awful awful thanks...Read more
I've been playing around making homemade trio bars from this recipe (http://powerhungry.com/2011/09/homemade-trio-bars-and-homemade-kind-bars/) with brown rice syrup and they're delicious. However, they are sticky. If I freeze them I can at least cut them up and get them off the foil, but they go back to being a sticky mess....Read more
Understand, Beef that is corned, (having nothing to do with corn) having to do with salt corns, because before they had refrigeration, Slaughtering a whole cow would be crazy unless you were having a huge banquet. People corned beef to preserve it. That is the purpose of corning beef in...Read more
What's for Dinner #229 - It's Too Darn Hot, Part 2 Through July 4th, 2013">What's for Dinner #229 - It's Too Darn Hot, Part 2 Through July 4th, 2013
Absolutely stunning presentation Gretchen. Your cheese looks museum-worthy! What kind of dip/spread did you serve with your veggies? Is it hummus? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
I cut up a rabbit this morning to grill later on. I'm left with some pieces (rib cage, neck bone), which I've put in the freezer. Once I get a collection of these, I'd like to make rabbit stock (to use in braised dishes once the weather turns...Read more
The annual Nathan's hot-dog eating contest was a cake walk for six-time defending champing Joey Chestnut who downed 69 frankfurte...
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August 2012 Cookbook of the Month Companion Book, Raising the Salad Bar: Potatoes, Pasta, Beans, Grains, Slaws, Garden Vegetables, and Dressings">August 2012 Cookbook of the Month Companion Book, Raising the Salad Bar: Potatoes, Pasta, Beans, Grains, Slaws, Garden Vegetables, and Dressings
Basil-Balsamic [Lemon] Vinaigrette, page 244 My garden basil is bursting forth and seems happiest when it gets clipped regularly. For dinner I was making both a green leaf lettuce salad and a tortellini salad and decided that using one dressing for both would allow us to mix/match each bite. This dressing...Read more
What's for Dinner #330-Hooray for the Red, White, and Blue! - 4th of July Edition">What's for Dinner #330-Hooray for the Red, White, and Blue! - 4th of July Edition
Here in the US, we are celebrating Independence Day, the day when we traded bangers and mash for hot dogs and burgers. It will be another steamy day in our area, so the traditional grilling will definitely be happening. What's for your dinner? Reading More May Cause...Read more