I know this is an old thread but it came up while I was thinking about making Cubano sandwiches with my leftover pork pibil. And I felt a duty to add to it the best use of leftover pulled pork that I've found - the pulled pork pot pie. mmmm....Read more
I bought a can of this product haven't opened it as of yet .Any suggestion with how to use ? Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Two things are happening now: I'm in a recipe rut. It's also fresh corn season. Any suggestions for dinners that are corn-centric and meatless? Maybe it will get me moving in a more inspired direction. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Yes, they are the same bean. I had often seen them in the US but never tried them. While visiting my friend in Venice I had the heavenly Venetian version of pasta e fagioli which is made with them. When told they were made with borlotti beans,...Read more
Probably not very helpful, but the best way to do something like this is by taste, not slavishly following a recipe. Heavy hand with soy? Add a little at a time until its to your taste. Same with everything else. Most recently I did one with ginger, scallion,...Read more
I'm cooking a Spanish themed dinner with mostly local foods next week. I wanted to make gazpacho and was even willing to do it without red bell pepper (one called for in the recipe I use--too early for them to be in season here). I always use plum tomatoes, but...Read more
“A Cookbook a Week” Challenge (CAWC) – Thread #3 - Will you join me?">“A Cookbook a Week” Challenge (CAWC) – Thread #3 - Will you join me?
I've been wanting to post about a few cookbooks, and as far as I can tell, this thread is the best place to do it. They aren't new, so the buying thread (otherwise known as the enabling thread) doesn't seem appropriate, and these are books that do not have "cooking...Read more
Cheap, easy, really good dessert to bring to a dinner party -- does it exist?">Cheap, easy, really good dessert to bring to a dinner party -- does it exist?
Apple dumplings. Peel and quarter granny smith apples. Wrap each quarter in a canned crescent roll and place in a large casserole dish. If you're taking to a dinner party, you probably want to get three cans, or 24. Melt two sticks of butter and combine with...Read more
If worse comes to worst, you can pick up a rotisserie chicken...as a chicken dinner one night, over salad the next. I try to keep a couple of bags of frozen shrimp in the fridge...really versatile and cook up quickly on the stovetop (rather than the oven). If you have...Read more
Saute technique - the way they do it on the cooking shows">Saute technique - the way they do it on the cooking shows
Watching all these cooking shows and competitions on TV, I've noticed that they often if not usually have a very specific method of putting a piece of chicken, fish, or meat into a saute pan. They sort of dangle it over the pan, allowing one end of the piece to...Read more