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Any Chuck Steak recipes that are not for the grill?

My mother always used chuck roasts for pot roast.

about 11 hours ago
Candy in Home Cooking

Your Best Michigan Sauce Recipe

And the Bouyea bun is not to be found anywhere. When the family run bakery sold out to ITT Continental they discontinued the rolls. Too bad. That sauce looks as if they fried the ground beef instead of cooking down with the wet ingredients, that looks a bit soupy.

about 11 hours ago
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What's for Dinner #312 - the July Super Moon Edition

We are clouded over so no Super Moon for us. Whatever we have will include fresh corn from our farmer's market.

about 11 hours ago
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Chicken Skin Uses

I get my butcher so save me skins when preparing boneless skinless pieces for the meat case. I got this from Husk in Nashville, TN, and Charleston, SC. Cut them into strips, soak in buttermilk, dredge in seasoned flour (salt and freshly ground pepper), and fry just as you would chicken. Drain, serve with a drizzle of honey and Franks Hot Sauce. Took them to a party last week and they disappeared quickly.

1 day ago
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What cookbooks have you bought recently, or are you lusting after? July 2014 edition!

I guess I am a purist. I can't see having corn starch in my ice cream either.

1 day ago
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What cookbooks have you bought recently, or are you lusting after? July 2014 edition!

I just got Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream at Home and Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Splendid Desserts. I am not impressed. I cannot get around adding cream cheese to the ice cream's base. I'll donate them to the fall Red Cross book sale. I had seen a nice review so I ordered them. :-(

Jul 10, 2014
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Brand name flatware - best way to buy individual pieces?

First you do not want to buy a set unless there is open stock
is available. In many of those sets if you lose a piece you are out of luck. It really doesn't matter who is the mfg. Second, don't buy sets of anything.

Jul 10, 2014
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Overcooked Chicken Breasts - Help

I was going to suggest chicken salad, someone below beat me to it

Jul 10, 2014
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chinese cookbook for an experienced western cook

Stir Fry to the Sky's Edge by Grace Young. On FB there is a group on the book and they all cook from it, she manages the group. It is called Stir Fry Wednesday.

Jul 09, 2014
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What are you baking these days? July 2014 Edition, Part 1!

A berry cobbler in in my oven right now. Raspberries, blackberries and blueberries.

Jul 09, 2014
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What are you baking these days? June 2014 edition, part 2! [OLD]

I just put a mixed berry cobbler in the oven. Blackberries, raspberries and blue berries. I'm using up leftover fruit from the weekend.

Jul 09, 2014
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The best thing your school cafeteria served

In the 60's my HS served as a dessert, Glorified Rice. It was a decadent mixture of real vanilla whipped cream, cooked rice, crushed pineapple and drizzled with maple syrup. No one skipped lunch when that was on the menu. No one not even a teacher. I need to try to duplicate that soon.

Is anyone reading this from Peru Central School in Peru, NY? That was where this luscious was served?

Jul 08, 2014
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What are you baking these days? July 2014 Edition, Part 1!

I have berries left over from the tarts I made for the 4-5th party. I am going to make a triple berry cobbler this afternoon. That is what might be supper tonight along with some curried chicken left over from last night's supper

Jul 08, 2014
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Patterns for everyday and china dinnerware

Yes, it is autumnal but I use my Hunting Scene from Coalport and Wedgwood for fall. The fruits and veggies on the Evesham make me think of summer. I guess it could go either way.

Jul 07, 2014
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Onions. Do you "count" them as a vegetable when planning a meal?

yes, of course

Jul 07, 2014
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House brands shutting down name brands?

I love JJ's. I've not been over to Cincy in a couple of years. When we do go we spend a lot of time and money there. The options are mind boggling.

Jul 07, 2014
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House brands shutting down name brands?

We are starting to get ready to move south. I love Publix and can't wait to have is as my main grocery store.

Jul 07, 2014
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House brands shutting down name brands?

It is something that I found when we moved here and that is that the buyers, merchandisers etc. focus only on the students. They just don't take in the number of people who are adults and have more $$$ than the kids to spend. Consequently I don't buy much in Bloomington except groceries, Rx's, Food and wine. I get my cream and milk and some other things like butter from Oberweis. They are out of Illinois and have home delivery from their hub in Indianapolis. If I want French or other imported butters they are available at Kroger, Marsh/O'Malia's and some of the independent stores.

Jul 07, 2014
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The Banh Mi Handbook, Andrea Nguyen's New Cookbook Sneak Peek

It is a good book.My husband and I were recipe testers for that book and the rest of her books except for her first, In To The Vietnamese Kitchen.

I had a note from her this AM wanting to know if I had received my copy yet. I imagine it will arrive today.

It is certainly a good book to have in your cookbook library.

Jul 07, 2014
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What are you baking these days? July 2014 Edition, Part 1!

It is already pitched. If I cannot get my White Lily here I'll order it on Amazon. Unfortunately I did not have the time to order.

I think that the pastry flour would not have enough gluten for bread hence bread flours.

Jul 06, 2014
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What are you baking these days? July 2014 Edition, Part 1!

Picture is 2 of the tarts that I made for last night's dinner party. I also made a lemon tart, chocolate tart and a grape pie.

The store where I get my White Lily AP flour was out. I ended up buying Bob's Red Mill whole wheat flour. The pie crust was awful, it was pretty bad with the lemon tart. I bought a 5 lb. bag of the stuff and the remainder 3/4's of a bag is being pitched out.

Jul 06, 2014
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What is a Rimmed Soup Plate used for?

I occasionally use them with pasta.

Jul 05, 2014
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What are you baking these days? July 2014 Edition, Part 1!

Today I am in the middle of preparing tarts. Lemon, chocolate, strawberry, and mixed berry. I also made a grape pie yesterday. These are all for a party tonight. I'm also making Husk's Fried Chicken Skins.

Jul 05, 2014
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Patterns for everyday and china dinnerware

Thanks. Glad to know it is back.

Jul 03, 2014
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Why am I so thirsty?

I know this is an old post but I am going to add my 2 cents.

There is an autoimmune disease called Sjogrens Syndrome. It is not curable and I have it. With it the white blood cells attack mucous producing glands. This comes and goes. Sometimes at night my eyes get so dry I have to wake up and use drops. I always have something to drink with me and again when it is bad that it wakes me up in the night with my mouth feeling like it is full of sand.

Jul 02, 2014
Candy in Not About Food

Visiting London from NYC. Please help critique itinerary (researched)

If you get to the market go to the Brindisi stall for a Chorizo sandwich. They are wonderful.

Jul 02, 2014
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Substitute for White Lily AP flour

I was able to get some pastry flour. I guess I am going to be up to my elbows tomorrow making pie and tart crusts for the 4th.

Jul 02, 2014
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Substitute for White Lily AP flour

Thank you. Just what I needed to know.

Jun 30, 2014
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Substitute for White Lily AP flour

I need White Lily AP flour. The store that usually carries it has been out for over a week. I am making 5 tarts for a party and I'm thinking I might substitute regular AP flour with cake flour to soften it. Has anyone tried this before?

Jun 30, 2014
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Coney Dog or Chili Dog?

:-) !

Jun 30, 2014
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