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We call them Gypsy Eggs. What do you call them?

Eyeball eggs!

Feb 11, 2011
badifat in General Topics

Nasty film on my hands after cutting butternut squash

Have you tried olive oil? I have found oil to help with a lot of sticky things instead of more solvent-like things. Or maybe mineral oil.

Aug 28, 2008
badifat in General Topics

Your best chicken salad & salmon salad recipes,

I do chicken salad with bacon, pancetta, radishes, good mustard, a little mayo, sage, tarragon, thyme, s&p, and sometimes capers.

Jul 27, 2008
badifat in Home Cooking


I bet that somewhere along the line the text was scanned and then read by an optical text reader program. I can see how an "m" could look like "in," etc. so much for proofreading...

Apr 25, 2008
badifat in Home Cooking

Help! How do I cook eggs over easy without breaking the yolks?

Two things to try-
First, use the best quality eggs you can find. They'll be sturdier (and taste better too).
Second, get the pan hot before you put the oil or butter in.

Apr 11, 2008
badifat in Home Cooking

The baby will be here in May, what should I be cooking?

Congratulations! Before my 2nd baby was born in December, I made and froze lasagna (frozen in single serving squares), meatloaf (frozen in slices), turkey stew, lamb stew, meatballs and I also froze some cubed, uncooked turkey - mostly because i had just gotten some turkey thighs at the farmers market. That was all I could fit in my freezer, and it lasted us a few weeks untul i was ready to start cooking again. I put pureed spinach and eggplant in my lasagna and meatloaf so that if i couldn't manage a vegetable, we were at least getting a little...

Feb 24, 2008
badifat in Home Cooking