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What to cook in LC buffet pan?

I braised some chicken thighs and they turned out pretty good. I loved being able to make a sauce and have it actually reduce and thicken up like it's supposed to! I will probably use it for risotto soon, although that doesn't take advantage of the fact that the pan can go in hte oven.

Oct 05, 2011
Emily928 in Home Cooking

What to cook in LC buffet pan?

Could you be a little more specific? I need some concrete ideas. Thanks!

Sep 23, 2011
Emily928 in Home Cooking

What to cook in LC buffet pan?

I just got my first LC piece, a red buffet. I believe it's 30 cm across and 5 qt. Basically a big saute pan, maybe a little deeper, if you haven't seen that piece. I'm excited to use it but realized I'm not sure what to cook in it! I know it's supposed to be good for braising (which I've never done). What else would you use it for? I'm new to this whole cast iron world!

Sep 22, 2011
Emily928 in Home Cooking

What to cook in LC buffet pan?

Thanks for the great suggestions and links! I will move this to the other board to get more recipe ideas.

Sep 22, 2011
Emily928 in Cookware

What to cook in LC buffet pan?

Thanks! I think I am going to make pork chops tonight to "break it in."

Sep 22, 2011
Emily928 in Cookware

What to cook in LC buffet pan?

I just got my first LC piece, a red buffet. I believe it's 30 cm across and 5 qt. Basically a big saute pan, maybe a little deeper, if you haven't seen that piece. I'm excited to use it but realized I'm not sure what to cook in it! I know it's supposed to be good for braising (which I've never done). What else would you use it for? I'm new to this whole cast iron world!

Sep 20, 2011
Emily928 in Cookware

What would you buy with $100 on Amazon?

You make some very good points! Sometimes you just need to step back a bit. More "stuff" is not always the answer.

Sep 13, 2011
Emily928 in Cookware

What would you buy with $100 on Amazon?

Do you make GF pasta?

Sep 13, 2011
Emily928 in Cookware

What would you buy with $100 on Amazon?

What all do you use a dutch oven for? I don't usually have long periods of time at home to cook so I'm not sure if it would get that much use but I'm intrigued.

And yes, the gel mat is indispensible! I got one at Kohl's around Christmas pretty cheap and love it.

And sorry to be such a novice, but what's an endgrain cutting board? I only have plastic ones, which is probably a sin....

Sep 13, 2011
Emily928 in Cookware

What would you buy with $100 on Amazon?

Oh, good idea! People were singing their praises on a thread about the merits of food processors (which I've decided I don't need because my mini one suits my needs pretty well). Although the idea of getting a sewing machine also popped into my head, so now I'm torn...

Sep 13, 2011
Emily928 in Cookware

What would you buy with $100 on Amazon?

I thought about a bigger rice cooker. I have a small one and it seems like a waste to buy something I already have, but I know they make some pretty nice ones. I do have a bread machine, which I thought was a necessity since I have to eat gluten free, but I don't use it nearly enough. Ditto on the pizza stone - I should use mine more.

Sep 13, 2011
Emily928 in Cookware

What would you buy with $100 on Amazon?

Hmm...I don't have one of those so that's a thought. I'm not a big stew-maker but that could change! :-)

Sep 13, 2011
Emily928 in Cookware

What would you buy with $100 on Amazon?

Oh if only we had a TJ's here (Louisville, KY). We're supposed to be getting one though - I can't wait. Can you buy GCs for other stores on Amazon?

Sep 13, 2011
Emily928 in Cookware

What would you buy with $100 on Amazon?

I have been collecting Amazon gift cards from various sources (mainly from online surveys) and I have probably a little over $100. I want to splurge on something for my birthday and I'm thinking something cooking-related. I love to cook but don't do enough of it, mainly because I work a lot. I'm looking for suggestions for cookware/tools available on Amazon that would make cooking more fun, easier, etc. Here's what I already have: KA stand mixer, Oster blender, breadmaker, rice cooker (small), Cuisinart mini food processor, a few good knives (2 chefs knives, paring, bread slicer, tomato slicer, and steak knives), a mandoline slicer, food scale, salad spinner, pressure cooker (wedding gift 5 years ago and still haven't used...), decent set of pans from Costco )and two large chef's pans I use all the time). Wow - sounds like a lot when I write it all out! Anything I'm missing though?

Sep 13, 2011
Emily928 in Cookware

Gluten-free replacement for bread crumbs?

How long do you soak the chex? I use a combo of rice and corn chex, pulsed in a food processor, as my go-to breadcrumbs for meatloaf and breading. It's also a lot cheaper than the other GF breadcrumbs!

Jan 22, 2011
Emily928 in Home Cooking

Gluten-free replacement for bread crumbs?

I have heard people swear by ground GF waffles as breadcrumbs. They say they don't make recipes taste sweet either. Could be an expensive solution though. Normally I use pre-packaged GF breadcrumbs.

Dec 30, 2009
Emily928 in Home Cooking

Wheat Free Roux/Sauce

I have made roux with white rice flour and it turns out great. I was making a white sauce today, and I used equal parts butter and rice flour, but it was sort of foamy and bubbly, so I added some more flour to get it to the consistency I was used to seeing with regular flour, but once I added the milk, it thickened really fast and was actually too thick. So stick with the one to one ratio of rice flour and butter, and it should turn out fine.

Dec 30, 2009
Emily928 in Home Cooking