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ISO 5kg box of steel-cut oats @ Costco in GTA

The Billy Bishop has Bob's Red Mill Organic Steel Cut Oats QUICK COOKING for $10 for 3kg in a plastic bag. Same isle for instant oatmeal. Found it today.

Sep 27, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Your favourite and least favourite cinnamon buns

Off topic. Cinnabon now has Cinnamon Bread available at Metro and Price Chopper. Anyone tried?

Sep 27, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Hit and miss experiences at 'another' Congee place - Mr. Congee, Richmond Hill

I go to the original Mr. Congee cuz I don't get any MSG after taste at all. The dishes I find OK are stir fired beef noodles and roast pork/duck combo rice with garlicky deep fried tofu at tea time.

Sep 27, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Hong Kong - Xiao Long Bao

Thanks Klyeoh.

Sep 25, 2014
smfan in China & Southeast Asia

Hong Kong - Xiao Long Bao

I love the shengjianbaos at Liu Yuan Pavillion. Tried Nanxiang steamed buns when it first opened in Causeway Bay. It's just OK back then.
I am looking for XLB that tastes like the originals at Nanxiang XLB in Shanghai.

Sep 23, 2014
smfan in China & Southeast Asia

Hong Kong - Xiao Long Bao

The last time I had xiao long bao in Hong Kong was May 2013 at the "Old Shanghai" North Point branch. I used to love theirs. But they changed their recipe and trying to clone the ones at Ding Tai Fung. I personally don't like XLB at Ding Tai Fung. Any suggestions?

Sep 22, 2014
smfan in China & Southeast Asia

Flour by Joanne Chang

Did you bake the macaroons for 20-25mins?

Sep 20, 2014
smfan in Home Cooking

Flour by Joanne Chang

Chang has a variation of the Toll House CCC using bread flour in the book. Have you tried?

Sep 20, 2014
smfan in Home Cooking

Flour by Joanne Chang

Thanks

Sep 20, 2014
smfan in Home Cooking

Flour by Joanne Chang

Only one recipe worths trying?

Sep 19, 2014
smfan in Home Cooking

What are you baking these days? August 2014 Edition, Part 1 [old]

Thanks.

Sep 19, 2014
smfan in Home Cooking

Flour by Joanne Chang

I just took the book out from the library. Any new must try recipes?

Sep 19, 2014
smfan in Home Cooking

What are you baking these days? August 2014 Edition, Part 1 [old]

Hello Roxlet, Can you share your CCC recipe?

Sep 19, 2014
smfan in Home Cooking

Steam Egg

It looks like you can steam it for less time to get a silky top. Or may be a touch more water.

Sep 18, 2014
smfan in Home Cooking

What are you baking these days? September 2014, part 2! [old]

Did it have a strong orange flavour?

Sep 17, 2014
smfan in Home Cooking

The Costco Thread - Ontario - 2014 - July to September

Anyone tried the DOM Reserve Smoked Atlantic Salmon Product of Netherlands?

Sep 17, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Iron Rich Recipes

You need to build up your iron level with supplements before switching to iron rich diet to maintain your level. I am taking vitamin B12 & C on top of iron. I find some iron supplements are better absorbed than others.

Sep 12, 2014
smfan in Home Cooking

The Costco Thread - Ontario - 2014 - July to September

Thanks. Somehow I skipped the flour aisle.

Sep 12, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

The Costco Thread - Ontario - 2014 - July to September

Hello Mag, Just came back from billy bishop. Can't find the Bob's Red Mill Organic Steel Cut Oats. Do you remember where they store it?
Kirkland cured & dried beef steak strips are very good. Product of USA. $10 for 340g.

Sep 12, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

The Costco Thread - Ontario - 2014 - July to September

Thanks

Sep 12, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Best All You Can Eat Japanese in Toronto GTA

I tried Sushi One for lunch & dinner on two separate days. Got very thirsty afterwards. Soy sauce loaded with MSG? Kenkou will be my default for South of Steeles.

Sep 12, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

The Costco Thread - Ontario - 2014 - July to September

Is Bob's Red Mill Organic Steel Cut Oats 3.18 kg available at Billy Bishop or Warden branch?

Sep 12, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

The Costco Thread - Ontario - 2014 - July to September

Anyone tried the Kirkland skirt steak beef jerky?

Sep 12, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Looking for cheap priced Dim Sum after 1pm

Thanks Charles for saving my trip to Fancy.

Sep 11, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Looking for cheap priced Dim Sum after 1pm

Grand lake at hwy 7 & kennedy their chinese pastry stuffs and the black vinegar ginger pork hock are quite good.
Fancy at 14th & kennedy. This one is on my list to try.

Sep 11, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

1950's Old Style Chinese Steamed Pork (Hom Yu)

Foxspirit, your mom is right.

Sep 08, 2014
smfan in Home Cooking

1950's Old Style Chinese Steamed Pork (Hom Yu)

Water chestnuts will give you the crunch. It makes the ground pork "lighter". Can add 2 T room temp water.

Sep 08, 2014
smfan in Home Cooking

Colette - Thompson Hotel

Any pics?

Sep 08, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)

Are you using a bread machine?

Hi Antilope, Do you use one cycle of dough to make the Tangzhong bread? I find I need 2 cycles of dough when making Japanese/Chinese style buns.

Sep 02, 2014
smfan in Cookware

Best All You Can Eat Japanese in Toronto GTA

Tried Syogun 2 years ago wasn't impressed. Time for a revisit?

Aug 26, 2014
smfan in Ontario (inc. Toronto)