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Help! Can I use accidental too wet pie dough for something else?

I blame it on being stupid enough to begin baking during dinner clean up, homework, etc. I think I will resume when everyone is in school!

Nov 23, 2010
gratindauphinois in Home Cooking

Help! Can I use accidental too wet pie dough for something else?

Thanks. I will try that

Nov 23, 2010
gratindauphinois in Home Cooking

Help! Can I use accidental too wet pie dough for something else?

I was off my game tonight while making pie dough, put in too much ice water and now have very gooey pie dough. I'm going to make new pie dough tomorrow, but is there anything else I can use this sticky dough for since I hate to wast things? It's already in wrapped in fridge so I can't add flour at this point. Thanks!

Nov 22, 2010
gratindauphinois in Home Cooking

Any great induction capable griddle pans for 13" center hob?

Hi, I recently installed a Thermador induction 5-hob cooktop in my new kitchen. Manual says you cannot span two burners, but person in Thermador showroom says they have done it. I don't want to do anything that might void my warranty, but would love to be able to put a long griddle over two burners for pancakes.

Nov 02, 2010
gratindauphinois in Cookware

Is there anything you can cook on gas you cannot cooks with induction?

Thanks. Yes, I understood about the heat source and the pans, so I couldn't really figure out why you wouldn't be able to do exactly the same cooking on gas vs. induction unless you need the actual flame (but I just go on my deck even in snow for that, so I don't really care about this aspect.) I just want to know if I will be limited in any way cooking wise by choosing induction. I have yet to read the post of anyone who regrest switching from gas!

Now I just have to pick a brand! Someone is selling a new-in-box, fully warrantid 36" Gaggenau on eBay. Was leaning toward Miele, but thinking this may be a good deal.

Jan 29, 2010
gratindauphinois in Cookware

Induction cooktop

Do you have the LG or something else?

Jan 29, 2010
gratindauphinois in Cookware

Induction cooktop

Thanks politeness. I will look into the LG.

Jan 29, 2010
gratindauphinois in Cookware

Is there anything you can cook on gas you cannot cooks with induction?

After a while of back and forth and almost getting a 36" American Range prostyle rangetop, I have done a 180 - or almost. I am definitely doing induction, I just can't decide whether to do 30" and add a 12" gas module, or to go for it and just do 36" induction.

So (besides perhaps wok cooking, which I don't do now because I never really learned it) is there anything I cannot do on induction? In another post, someone mentioned that you can't braise well with induction (but that didn't make sense to me.)

Can you do pancakes etc. on a rectangular griddle pan? Can I use my oval Le Creuset DUtch Oven for large stews?

I know about the cookware, speed of boiling water (don't really care,) heat with gas or lack of with induction in kitchen (don't really care.) I just haven't read too much about whether there is any real difference in what you can or cannot cook.

Jan 29, 2010
gratindauphinois in Cookware

Induction cooktop

I have been researching as well for my in process kitchen remodel. I was "absolutely gas" until I began reading more on Gardenweb. It seems that most people that switch from gas do not regret it.

The Induction Site is good for info on brands. Local dealer highly recommended Miele over Wolf and Diva. He said Diva is having problems right now in North America. Consumer Reports, if you believe them, likes Kenmore (they always like Kenmore) and Electrolux. Gaggenau gets good reviews too but is quite expensive.

Can anyone answer the griddle issue - can you put a griddle over two induction burners to do pancakes?

Jan 29, 2010
gratindauphinois in Cookware

Help with Quebec City restaurants for a family duing Christmas

Yes, I read about the toboggan ride and I am sure we will be doing that.

Help with Quebec City restaurants for a family duing Christmas

We are going to QC for Christmas vacation while our house is under construction and are looking for suggestions of some great restaurants for Xmas eve, Xmas day, and a few days thereafter. We would enjoy cozy, Quebecoise for Xmas eve. Our kids are 9 & 12, so not little, well behaved are are, thankfully, beyond chicken fingers.

FOr the rest of the week, we will be joined by firends with slightly more boisterous kids, and budget is a factor. Any other recommendations for great breakasts, lunches, dinners, cafe/cocoa stops would be great. We prefer non-touristy, unless it's a great place anyway or particularly fun for kids. For example, I am sure my kids would think the Chateau Frontenac is cool, but is the food any good? Is it overpriced?

We will also be going to Valcartier for a day trio so anything near there would also be good.
Thanks!