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Need help with ingredients for a Korean dish

The plum liquid would probably be umeboshi vinegar. Eden Organics sells one you can get at most health food stores. I love that stuff.

2 days ago
kaymbee in Home Cooking

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy early summer, June 2015 edition!

I added The Banh Mi Handbook to my collection today on some ardent reviews I read in this thread over the past few months.

I've also ordered an ice pop maker, People's Pops and Paletas after all the Peoples Pops buzz here and smitten kitchen deb's love of the Paletas book. I can't wait for them to get here!

I'm nothing if not easily convinced.

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy early summer, June 2015 edition!

That gratin looks just amazing. Kenji has a cookbook coming out in September and I can't wait for it!!!

Cookbook Challenge

I will be joining! I've had a project like this on my mind for some time. I've also had the goal to cook at least one recipe from each new issue of Bon appetit I get, but that also hasn't happened. The best of intentions...

Jun 16, 2015
kaymbee in Home Cooking

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy early summer, June 2015 edition!

Tap Phong has an impressive selection of woks! I'm pretty sure that's where I got mine - I love it.

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy early summer, June 2015 edition!

I wonder why this is a kickstarted rather than funded by a publisher? I admit I don't know much about publishing and advances. Either way exciting news!

Jun 11, 2015
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The Latest "Yay Me" thread

I agree, but it made for messy slicing. The overflow snuck down and made for a crust sticking situation that was unfortunate though tasty.

Jun 09, 2015
kaymbee in Home Cooking

The Latest "Yay Me" thread

Rhubarb! With spices and Angostura bitters. Very nice. It's a four and twenty blackbirds filling recipe with crust from Bon Appetit (which is actually very similar to the four and twenty blackbirds method).

Jun 09, 2015
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The Latest "Yay Me" thread

The filling bubbled over and between the crust and pan, so some slices didn't come off nicely like they should have. I think this was because my crust wasn't folded over enough - practice makes perfect!!!

Jun 09, 2015
kaymbee in Home Cooking

The Latest "Yay Me" thread

I made my first fruit pie on the weekend! Crust was delicious and it looked and tasted delicious. There was a little overflow that I'm going to work on for next time.

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy early summer, June 2015 edition!

I did mean First Prize Pies! Oops.

I think I'm going to go for Four and Twenty Blackbirds. Their lemon chess seems to have a bit of a cult following (I love lemon chess) and I can get behind something like oatmeal black bottom.

Jun 09, 2015
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Any advice on making Kombucha?

It should be ok. I've jostled my jar a few times and the scoby has sunk, but will usually rise again a day or 2 later.

Good luck! My most recent batches were rhubarb ginger which were fantastic. I think my next batch will be basil pineapple.

Jun 08, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy early summer, June 2015 edition!

I just made a rhubarb pie from a Four and Twenty Blackbirds recipe, and now I'm itching for the cookbook. But do I go for that or Prize Winning Pies??

I was beyond impressed with the rhubarb pie and crust recipe though. Wow.

Jun 07, 2015
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Cooking from Yotam Ottolenghi's PLENTY MORE

I made these with ramps. I had to add a bit of oat flour to get them to hold onto pucks, which they did quite nicely with that small modification. I used my large ice cream scoop to shape these then flattened the tops.

Very nice. Crispy and deliciously cheesy. The red pepper sauce is just delicious. I will be making these again.

May 29, 2015
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition! [OLD]

I read a comparative review of The Broad Fork and Root to Leaf which gave The Broad Fork the thumbs up vs the other. I hope you feel the same!!

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition! [OLD]

I posted up thread that I'd purchased The Broad Fork- tempted by the Globe and Mail review you posted! I've already made 2 recipes that have been fantastic and I'm about halfway through a full read of the book. It's fantastic.

May 20, 2015
kaymbee in Home Cooking

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition! [OLD]

Just picked up The Broad Fork by Hugh Acheson. This is a wonderful book focused on vegetables, organized by season then by veggie. It is intended to help you get he most out of your local produce stand or CSA share.

While it is a vegetable book it is by no means a vegetarian book. A mix of Simple preparations, and more challenging ones.

I think this book will get a lot of use in my kitchen. I love Achesons jokey, casual tone too.

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition! [OLD]

I keep it simple with a salad of butter lettuce, some lardons, maybe some shaved fennel and radish in there. Really lovely with seared salmon.

She serves it with a fried pig ear which sounds fantastic except for the frying of the pig ear part, which is intimidating to me for some reason. I've fried plenty of things but that seems difficult.

May 14, 2015
kaymbee in Home Cooking

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition! [OLD]

There is another radish salad in A Girl and her Greens which is just lovely - this one features kimchi. Really delicious!!

Be sure to check out the lemon and caper dressing, chickpea and lentil salad, baked eggs with anchovy, devilled eggs, green pea soup. Oh and the porridge method. And Caesar salad. All from a girl and her pig - that book is so great.

May 12, 2015
kaymbee in Home Cooking

June 2015 COTM: Nomination Thread

Third for APRIL BLOOMFIELD MONTH. I tried to get traction without much luck last month - would love to crack into both of these books in June!

May 12, 2015
kaymbee in Home Cooking

Whole mess of greens in my CSA box

This is the recipe I was going to suggest - it's fantastic.

May 11, 2015
kaymbee in Home Cooking

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition! [OLD]

The cauliflower, hazelnut, cheddar and grape salad is lovely!

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy Spring has finally sprung, May 2015 edition! [OLD]

I knew Hugh Acheson was Canadian (they always joke about him on Top Chef) and that he had a new book coming out... But I didn't know I would want it! It looks great.

Segovia Casa Del Chorizo

I love this place so much. Their Brazilian style sausage and green chorizo are my favourites, but there is nothing wrong with any of their varieties.

So delicious.

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy hurry up and be Spring already, April 2015 edition! [OLD]

I JUST a picked up Cookie Love too! It was getting so many great reviews and I love cookies.

Cookbook twins?!?

Apr 28, 2015
kaymbee in Home Cooking

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy hurry up and be Spring already, April 2015 edition! [OLD]

I just picked up Seven Spoons today, and I think it's promosing. I picked it up based on a review I read in the globe and Mail, and while I haven't been a follower of the blog I've already bookmarked a number of thigs to try. It's very international in focus. A beautiful book with great anecdotes and head notes.

Apr 26, 2015
kaymbee in Home Cooking

April 2015 COTM: POLPO - Chapters 1 & 2, Cich├Ęti & Breads

Sanagans has a fantastic bresaola!!

Apr 26, 2015
kaymbee in Home Cooking

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy hurry up and be Spring already, April 2015 edition! [OLD]

I can't wait for season 3 to go up on Netflix. It's chef Edward Lee!

What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy hurry up and be Spring already, April 2015 edition! [OLD]

Have you seen her episodes of Mind of a chef?? She cooks with Madhur Jaffry, Fergus Henderson, Marcella Hazan... It's amazing and makes you love her even more!

Apr 21, 2015
kaymbee in Home Cooking
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What cookbooks have you bought lately, or are you lusting after? Happy hurry up and be Spring already, April 2015 edition! [OLD]

Here is a great little write up by JJ Goode today on Epicurious:

http://www.epicurious.com/expert-advi...

Apr 21, 2015
kaymbee in Home Cooking