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Update Pawleys, Myrtle, Georgetown bests, 'hounds!

IMO Benny Rappa's is excellent Italian.

http://www.bennyrappas.com/

Aug 18, 2015
javaandjazz in Southeast
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Fresh Salt Old Saybrook

What's the dress code for Fresh Salt in Old Saybrook? Will nice shorts work for Saturday night or should we wear casual pants? I will probably want to eat inside since this is a birthday celebration. Thanks!

Marriott hotels bar snack mix

We asked about it to our server if they sold it in the hotel and how good it was and she gave us a container to go. Needless to say, it went fast!

Aug 15, 2015
javaandjazz in General Topics

Marriott hotels bar snack mix

Thanks, that's it!

Marriott hotels bar snack mix

We stayed in Marriott recently and sat at the bar a few times and got addicted to the snack mix. Marriott does not sell it but is it a store item somewhere? Thanks!

Aug 14, 2015
javaandjazz in General Topics

Nice restaurant within 25 miles of Meriden, CT

Sans Souci looks open according to their website.

Nice restaurant within 25 miles of Meriden, CT

They have been to all of the Max restaurants so J Gilberts might work. Thanks!

Nice restaurant within 25 miles of Meriden, CT

Looking for a nice to very nice restaurant within 25 miles of Meriden, CT for a birthday celebration. It has to be mostly American style although some seafood or Italian will work too. My partners father(who is 96) is very picky but this isn't for his birthday. In the past they have liked the Max Restaurant Group restaurants and their favorite on the Berlin Tpke is Sans Souci Thanks!

Has anyone made this Williams-Sonoma fried chicken?

Thank you.

Jul 28, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Has anyone made this Williams-Sonoma fried chicken?

http://www.williams-sonoma.com/recipe...

Been thinking about making this unless anyone has a better recipe. Thanks!

Jul 28, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Potato Chip Sampler Packages

Are there any sites that sell all kinds of potato chips from around that USA that you can order? I'm looking for buy several different kinds for a birthday gift. Thanks!

Jul 23, 2015
javaandjazz in General Topics

Quick and Easy Baking Ideas

this recipe isn't showing up anymore. Can you post it please? The link is not working. Thanks.

Apr 24, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

kielbasa survey

I recently had Czapiga Valentine & Son in Meriden on 11 Cooper St
and it was excellent. That's all they make there is kielbasa.

Butter or oil in King Arthur Flour golden vanilla cake mix?

The original recipe calls for half butter and half oil. I didn't notice that at first. I'm sure the oil would make it more moist.

Mar 20, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Butter or oil in King Arthur Flour golden vanilla cake mix?

Thank you!

Mar 19, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Butter or oil in King Arthur Flour golden vanilla cake mix?

I have this King Arthur flour golden vanilla cake mix I'm going to make. Calls for 1/2 cup of oil or two sticks of butter. I know butter tastes better but what is your opinion on the texture? Or keep it half and half like the original recipe says?

Mar 19, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Have any of you made a real buttercream icing before?

Thanks both of you. You are right meerastvargo, I don't think I will be needing ten cups of icing! I have been intimidated by real cream probably because of the sugar and the candy thermometer.

Mar 16, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Have any of you made a real buttercream icing before?

Thinking about making the raspberry white chocolate buttercream in this recipe? Any tips would be appreciated. Thanks.

http://www.pineappleandcoconut.com/ea...

Mar 16, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Whatever happened to Mon Cheri hazelnut chocolates?

I bought the liquor filled version and did not like them. I didn't realize when I bought them they were filled with liquor. Ended up throwing them out in the trash.

Feb 27, 2015
javaandjazz in General Topics

Knife sharpening in Milford, CT

I was doing a search online last week for the closest knife sharpening to my home and I stumbled upon this guy in Milford, CT. It's called The Essential Edge and he runs it out of his home in the Devon section of town. I dropped off my 24 year old Henckels's chef's knife that was extremely dull and he called me back within 3 hours. The gentleman's name is Joe Vigorito and phone is 203-877-9174. website theessentialedge.com

Homemade chicken soup question

I enjoyed the soup last night. Growing up, my parents would make it and serve it with crackers and peanut butter and that's the way I ate it last night. I thought this was normal until I told and continue to tell friends today and they never heard of the combo.

Feb 22, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Homemade chicken soup question

It's salted and I mean very salted. It took a lot of salt to improve the flavor. I was surprised.

Feb 21, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Homemade chicken soup question

oh duh, chicken soup is my goal! LOL

Feb 20, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Homemade chicken soup question

no specific plans.

Feb 20, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Homemade chicken soup question

I'm 51 years old and never made chicken soup but have made mostly bean soups in the past. I'm a newbie to chicken soup.

Feb 20, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Homemade chicken soup question

Thank you! Covered or uncovered?

Feb 20, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Homemade chicken soup question

Ok, I roasted the he chicken last night and now have it in water coming to a simmer. How long do I simmer it for? Thanks.

Feb 20, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Homemade chicken soup question

I don't want to use stock, my parents never used stock and the soup always came out fine.

Feb 15, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Homemade chicken soup question

Thank you!

Feb 15, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking

Homemade chicken soup question

Thank you!

Feb 15, 2015
javaandjazz in Home Cooking