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Lamb sirloin steaks

Yes....when my butcher has them that's what I do.....medium-rare,in my stove top grill pan....delish!

Oct 29, 2014
grangie angie in Home Cooking

Cheap/Bent Restaurant Flatware

Ditto...drives me batty also!! Can't stand the thin,cheap flatware with crooked tines on the forks,stains on the knives and spoons that clearly had been chewed in the garbage disposal!
When you're paying good money for your meal you surely want nicer flatwear with some 'heft' to it....and clean & shiny.
Not too much to ask.....just sayin!

What Goes Well with a Chicken Pot Pie?

We actually like it with a dollop of sour cream on top.

Oct 25, 2014
grangie angie in General Topics

Use for macadamia crumbs?

The fancy-schmantzy restaurants here in Seattle use them on "Macadamia crusted Halibut" and charge an arm and a leg.
I've made at home for much less.....enjoy!

Oct 22, 2014
grangie angie in Home Cooking

Balducci's new york

Yes,I remember Balducci's when we lived in the West Village in the mid-1970's,loved shopping there also at my first real 'gourmet' grocery.......and who can ever forget Macy's Cellar at Herald Square? Could spend the day and entire paycheck there too!

Oct 22, 2014
grangie angie in Manhattan

Two guys serve McDonalds at a high-end food event and nobody can tell:

What a hoot !!! ......a sucker born every minute !!

Anthony Bourdain visits Da Bronx

Yeah,no Arthur Ave.....not even a stroll down Morris Park Ave,home to so many wonderful Salumerias!!!

Oct 07, 2014
grangie angie in Outer Boroughs

For Breville Oven Owners--Toast Times

It doesn't bother me either,I love the countdown timer so I can see how much time is left to finish other prep work.The bagel function is great.......Love my Breville.

Oct 07, 2014
grangie angie in Cookware

It followed me home

Nice!! I bought a lot of Kiwi steak knives from my local Asian market too......have been using about 5 years already and still very sharp,excellent quality and at $1.49 each.....one of my best buys!

Sep 12, 2014
grangie angie in Cookware

Oyster Happy Hour at The Elite Cafe in San Francisco

What in the world is a health surcharge,please?

Munchery

So where are they located....What neighborhoods do they deliver to?? You didn't mention...also.price please?

Jul 31, 2014
grangie angie in Greater Seattle

Should spaghetti sauce be heated to taste good?

Looks tasty but should def. be heated with some nice mozz. cheese melted on top.....I know,I know...vegan and all that! just sayin.....

Jul 28, 2014
grangie angie in General Topics

Where can I order chicken oysters online?

Oysters attached to the back,not the thigh.

Jun 27, 2014
grangie angie in General Topics

A Different Method of Steeling Knives

I too have been using #3 method for a long time and I also move the knife rather than the rod.It just always felt more comfortable to me than #2.

Jun 20, 2014
grangie angie in Cookware

how to prevent a lemon from going bitter when stored for later use?

I use either a small round Tupperware or a small zip lock bag.....must be refrigerated....never noticed any bitterness and I keep them for a week or more sometimes.

Jun 12, 2014
grangie angie in General Topics

Other English muffin brands besides Thomas?

Another vote for Bay's.

Jun 07, 2014
grangie angie in General Topics

Corn or Flour Tortillas for Chicken Enchiladas?

Well then boyz,I'm an oddball from New York that just does it same way you describe.....on flour tortillas. A layer of refried beans,chick mixture,cheese and roll up....sauce/salsa and more cheese then bake. Delish! and we do call them enchiladas too because burritos are able to be picked up and eaten out of hand.
We just don't care for flavor of corn tortillas either.

Jun 04, 2014
grangie angie in Home Cooking
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Corn or Flour Tortillas for Chicken Enchiladas?

I always use the flour as the corn is a little too intense and "corny" to go w/ the chicken.Mine do not get 'gummy'
and what with all that delicious sauce/salsa and cheese topping,just get nice and soft and yummy.Good luck!

Cross site scripting messages?

it's happening to me too....

May 26, 2014
grangie angie in Site Talk

Am I right to refuse a fractured pint glass?

You were totally right......cracked glass belongs in the garbage!

May 21, 2014
grangie angie in Not About Food

Food safety- thawing safely

Absolutely......but not much longer.

Please Help - Urgent Wok Crisis!

Yes,time for a new one....preferably purchased by your housemate to replace the one he ruined!

Mushy Roast Chicken

Oh NO.....leave the lid off.

Apr 22, 2014
grangie angie in Home Cooking

Ran vinegar through my Keurig coffee maker and can't get rid of the smell

forget the 2-3 rinses they suggest.....had to rinse mine at least 10 times !!

Apr 13, 2014
grangie angie in Cookware

How can I intensify the lemon flavor in a dish without added so much lemon juice that the dish seems watered down?

Lots of zest !!

Apr 13, 2014
grangie angie in Home Cooking

When You No Longer Can Eat Some Foods You Love

Are you referring to Postum? I love it.

Apr 09, 2014
grangie angie in General Topics

Turks in Marion, MA - Sushi Heaven

My son lives a few miles away in Mattapoisett and we've passed Turks many times when visiting & driving along that lovely Rt. 6.
Thanks for the heads up......will def. have to try it next visit!

Valentines day dinner for wife who likes her steak "well done."

Two of my Russian cookbooks and Cooking of Russia- all recipes call for filet mignon(tenderloin)for the Stroganoff.
The only way I make it,very delish.

Feb 13, 2014
grangie angie in Home Cooking

Lobster Bisque

Spend the buck$ ......don't use cooking "wine"....you wouldn't drink it would you?

Feb 13, 2014
grangie angie in Home Cooking

School me on Polish grocery stores

I love this idea...will def. try this,sounds delish.

Feb 12, 2014
grangie angie in General Topics