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Wine Suggestions

I've been invited to an intimate Thanksgiving dinner. I've been asked to bring a couple of bottles of wine. I need suggestions on sweet and dry reds and whites. The meats to be served are turkey breasts and ham. Any suggestions on what to buy and where? Thanks!

Ethnic food in Columbia, MD?

I know I'm late, but I have to second HowChowBlog and say that Bangkok Delight and House of India are fabulous restaurants with excellent food and great service. Yummy!

Father's Day Dinner in Columbia, MD

I'm taking my dad and nine year old sister to dinner for Father's Day. I know most restaurants will be crowded, but I'm looking for something nice in the vicinity...it doesn't have to be Columbia Proper. He really likes Italian food. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance!

Pulled Pork?

You like eating, don't you? lol

Pulled Pork?

The event turned out beautifully and the pulled pork was mighty tasty! Thanks for all of the tips!

Pulled Pork?

Will do!!

Pulled Pork?

Thanks for the suggestions! I didn't plan on making BBQ sandwiches, but I love Martin's potato rolls and will use those for my mini sliders at the party.

Cupcake Decorations?

I love these!! Thanks!

Pulled Pork?

I'm feeding over 40 people. :)

Pulled Pork?

That's pretty much what I did. I bought a 17 lb. pork shoulder for about $26. I didn't trim the fat, but I did season the meat last night and plan to bake it low and slow in a 200 degree oven overnight.

Pulled Pork?

I don't like mustard BBQ either, but I totally agree with your suggestion. I spent a couple hundred dollars a couple of years ago on a BBQ caterer. I can definitely make this myself for much cheaper. Thanks!

Pulled Pork?

That's kind of far from me and it's NC barbecue. I hate BBQ with a vinegar base...

Standing Rib Roast?

Good point...

Cream of Obama

Kudos, Suzy Q...geez lighten up, people. This is a cool idea and if you check out the site, there is no mention of Obama. He's the president of all Americans, not just the ones that voted for him. Get over it, stop being bitter and eat some Yes Pecan ice cream!! :)

Jan 12, 2009
DChrissy80 in Features

Where can I find pork butt?

I walked right past it...darn. LOL I'll look again next week. It's so confusing finding things in there since I don't go that often. Thanks!!

Where can I find pork butt?

I was there yesterday as well and didn't see them. Are they along the wall, or in one of the sections in the middle where the chicken breasts are?

Where can I find pork butt?

I plan on buying it on the 13th.

Where can I find pork butt?

Columbia, but I'd rather not go too far into DC or Baltimore.

Where can I find pork butt?

I'm making pulled pork appetizers for a party of 45 and need to know where to find pork butt. Does Costco sell it?

Standing Rib Roast?

Thanks, everyone! I found one at Costco for about $54.

Standing Rib Roast?

So is it sold by rib or by the pound? Maybe ask them $50 worth of meat? How much should I ask for when feeding four people?

Rib Roast Side Dishes?

3 adults and one child.

Dec 23, 2008
DChrissy80 in Home Cooking

Standing Rib Roast?

Where can I find a reasonably priced standing rib roast in Howard County? Costco? I've been given $50 to purchase the meat. Is that enough to feed three adults and one child? If I can't afford the rib roast, what could be a decent alternative, rib eye roast? Help!!

Rib Roast Side Dishes?

Thanks for all of the answers. How much would a rib roast cost? I've been given $50. Is that enough? Should I consider a rib eye roast?

Dec 23, 2008
DChrissy80 in Home Cooking

Rib Roast Side Dishes?

I'm making a rib roast with au jus for Christmas, but need ideas on what sides should accompany the main dish. Salad, bread and dessert ideas are also welcome!

Dec 22, 2008
DChrissy80 in Home Cooking

Pulled Pork?

All great answers...thanks, everyone!!

Pulled Pork?

Where can I buy really yummy pulled pork for entertaining purposes? Nothing vinegar-based please...

Cupcake Decorations?

I'd never heard of Dean and Deluca, but that's my kind of store!! Also, thanks for the link to Bake It Pretty. Soooooo cute! Thanks, everyone!

Cupcake Decorations?

Any idea of where I can find little decorations for cupcakes that don't look too cheesy? Something a little classy (if that's possible). Thanks!

Knotted Skewers??

Perfect! I found them online...thanks!