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Basic Pancakes

The recipe calls for 1-1/2 tsp baking powder.Did you read the recipe?

about 21 hours ago
athina in Recipes

Basic Pancakes

I think suggesting to let the batter sit for up to 12 hours before frying up the cakes is really not a great idea at all-the leavening properties of the baking powdrer will be greatly diminshed making a dense undesirable pancake. I think most people will be disappointed if they follow that suggestion.

about 21 hours ago
athina in Recipes

Basic Pancakes

They only called for 1 tsp, if you halved the recipe, that would be only 1/2 tsp. did you possibly add too much baking powder? That is salty too...

about 21 hours ago
athina in Recipes

Basic Pancakes

If you dont like the flavor of vanilla, don't add it.It is only for flavor.put as little or as much as you want. I always use a tbsp when baking, I love vanilla....

about 21 hours ago
athina in Recipes

Should You Tip on Takeout?

wow, so people who dont tip for take out are selfish and miserly? really? Or maybe they want to give tips to people who earn them. They're not selfish, just accurate and appropriate.

Feb 18, 2015
athina in Features

Should You Tip on Takeout?

Preparing a to-go order means putting items in a bag. That is part of their job. It's not rocket science, nor is it labor intensive. As I said in another post-There are many extra things I do as a hospital worker-that I do, not expecting a tip. We arent getting paid much either, but its my job.

Feb 18, 2015
athina in Features

Cretons!

How wonderful! great stuff!-Thanks for sharing! :)

Feb 03, 2015
athina in Greater Boston Area

Doritos Consommé with Shrimp, Smoked Corn, and Cilantro

LOL

Jan 22, 2015
athina in Recipes

Doritos Consommé with Shrimp, Smoked Corn, and Cilantro

Agreed

Jan 22, 2015
athina in Recipes

Doritos Consommé with Shrimp, Smoked Corn, and Cilantro

agreed! Why would someone go through the trouble of cooking something "homemade" only to use an unhealthy, artificial disgusting ingredient.shameful.

Jan 22, 2015
athina in Recipes

TV cooking show pet peeves

Your comment reminded me of another pet peeve...related to yours.I hate when Emeril used to get cheers for throwing extra garlic in things-or extra anything for that matter.but garlic seemed to consistently elicit the cheers from the crowd-as if it were some sort of sporting event. give me a break!!

Jan 12, 2015
athina in Food Media & News

Should You Tip on Takeout?

right on!

Jan 12, 2015
athina in Features

Should You Tip on Takeout?

wow...really??

Jan 12, 2015
athina in Features

Should You Tip on Takeout?

well said!

Jan 09, 2015
athina in Features

Should You Tip on Takeout?

My god, this is ridiculous! I work in a psychiatric hospital-and according to what many of the commenters have said-I should be expecting or receiving tips for my services! In addition to running therapy groups, I make beds, hand out linens, serve meals, shower people, dole out toiletries,have 1:1 contacts, take people on walks,toilet patients, offer coping skills, play cards/games with patients, play guitar/sing for patients-the list goes on. I get paid crap! We get no bonuses, we work grueling 13 hour shifts, and we are often in dangerous situations-where we are injured, spit at etc....please don'ttell me that the staff putting a take-out order together deserves a tip, please. don't.

Jan 09, 2015
athina in Features

Should You Tip on Takeout?

what do you mean, who got lunch from home?

Jan 09, 2015
athina in Features

Should You Tip on Takeout?

but this(taking your order) is part of their job!

Jan 09, 2015
athina in Features

Should You Tip on Takeout?

amen

Jan 09, 2015
athina in Features

Should You Tip on Takeout?

For some of us-a couple of bucks is a big deal...for those who are well off-fine, but for those of us who live paycheck to paycheck, and only order out as a treat once in a while- I want to make sure my tip goes to someone that's earned it.

Jan 09, 2015
athina in Features

Should You Tip on Takeout?

In that case,if you are making $10/hour as a chef- you best be looking for another job....

Jan 09, 2015
athina in Features

Should You Tip on Takeout?

ridiculous

Jan 09, 2015
athina in Features

TV cooking show pet peeves

you're funny!! Thanks for the laughs...and I couldn't agree more...

Jan 09, 2015
athina in Food Media & News

TV cooking show pet peeves

it's kind of sad....and I don't quite understand. People really don't care about the food and cooking...they are addicted to the nonsense.

Jan 09, 2015
athina in Food Media & News

Spiced Pumpkin-Oatmeal Cookies

Jan 09, 2015
athina in Recipes

TV cooking show pet peeves

I would say there are no decent canned versions of stock., however the ones sold in cardboard boxes-some of them are good. You dont need carcass to make stock,You can use any raw chicken with bones-that actually makes the most beautiful stock.there really is so little prep work involved-you dont even have to peel the onion.It's one of the easiest things to make. If you make a large batch, you can fill many containers and freeze them for when you need them.You will not believe te difference in flavor

Jan 08, 2015
athina in Food Media & News

TV cooking show pet peeves

of course! 2 palates are better then one-he can help you with the seasoning!

Jan 07, 2015
athina in Food Media & News

TV cooking show pet peeves

But there are no exact measurements when it comes to seasoning! It is only your palate that should dictate seasoning-not your measuring spoon.It is the most bizarre concept I've ever heard of...

Jan 07, 2015
athina in Food Media & News

TV cooking show pet peeves

If you don't want to see that type of stuff, I would watch actual cooking shows-not reality tv-that's the whole point of reality tv is to show all that extra crap-if you want to watch cooking, watch cooking shows,not reality tv.you wont see any of that nonsense...:)

Jan 07, 2015
athina in Food Media & News

TV cooking show pet peeves

Oh, I see- that as a reality TV show- not a cooking show....I've never watched it.

Jan 07, 2015
athina in Food Media & News

TV cooking show pet peeves

I despise cutthroat kitchen but have enjoyed chopped in the past- It's getting boring though-kinda getting old....

Jan 06, 2015
athina in Food Media & News