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Wil Wright's macaroons

Will you please share a link to the recipe?

Sep 23, 2009
charva in Los Angeles Area

Basic Grilled Pizza Dough

I have pizza dough issues as well...I'm lucky to live near Trader Joe's where I can buy dough instead of failing again. Anyone try the Trader Joe's (white and/or whole wheat) doughs on the grill?

Sep 01, 2009
charva in Recipes

Late Night Dining in the Torrance area

Dough Boy Doughnuts & Bagels - open 24 hrs, have the expected fare plus Bahn Mi (Vietnamese sandwiches) , boba, breakfast burritos and cream puffs.
24200 Crenshaw Blvd

Ryo Zan Paku (Izakaya) - open til 1 AM Excellent and expansive menu.
2589 Pacific Coast Hwy

Taco Sinaloa - open 24 hrs - pretty darn great late night grub
1647 W Carson St

Jun 27, 2009
charva in Los Angeles Area

bludso's bbq in compton

I've asked for and gotten anything on their menu that states "weekends only" on Fridays. Next time ask for them, and maybe you'll get beef ribs on a Friday!

Jun 27, 2009
charva in Los Angeles Area

ISO to purchase Char-Griller Smokin' Pro Charcoal Grill locally

I bought the Super Pro model at Lowe's for $99 plus free assembly over Father's Day weekend. If you have them in your area it's worth seeing if they have or would order your model. I didn't spring for the firebox until I practice a little without to see if I have the patience to really smoke.

Instant Oatmeal Taste Test

I'm really unclear on the differences between instant, quick-cook and regular oatmeal--wish this article elaborated more. I tried instant thinking it might be convenient, but it didn't taste like oatmeal and left behind a sour aftertaste. If I can fix the other kinds in the microwave at work and they'll taste like oatmeal then I'll try them.

Jan 25, 2009
charva in Features

Q: How to turn on O'Keefe & Merritt oven?

Thanks so much for the guidance! I'll get more intimate with my oven when it's daylight and I can see these landmarks better and let you know how it pans out. Thanks again guys!

Oct 03, 2008
charva in Cookware

Q: How to turn on O'Keefe & Merritt oven?

I already looked and couldn't find an antique stove BB. If you know of one, please do tell. Thanks.

Sep 27, 2008
charva in Cookware

Q: How to turn on O'Keefe & Merritt oven?

Thanks for the reply, Will. Do you have to wait for it to fire up or is it quick? Maybe I'm just being impatient?

Sep 26, 2008
charva in Cookware

Q: How to turn on O'Keefe & Merritt oven?

I recently moved into a house with a gorgeous antique stove, but I can't figure out how to turn on the gas oven. The pilots are all on and I've tried many "gas on" and then temp setting combos with the knob (which appears to be pushable like a gas stove knob), but I think I'm missing something...hopefully someone out there has experience with one of these beaties and can provide some much needed guidance because I want to get roasting!
Thank you!

Sep 26, 2008
charva in Cookware