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  • ‘This sauce will change your life!’ 30 brilliant condiments to transform your tired lockdown dishes

    03/01/2021 8:33:32 AM PST · by mylife · 94 replies
    guardian ^ | 3/1/2021
    When you’re barely allowed out of your home, let alone your neighbourhood, you have to mix things up whenever you can. From Chinese XO to Romanian mujdei and Filipino banana ketchup, these spicy sauces will bring the whole world into your kitchen Feeling saucy ... Crystal hot sauce, Walkerswood jerk marinade, Best Ghana shito, Lao Gan preserved black bean chilli oil and Maggi liquid seasoning. Feeling saucy ... Crystal hot sauce, Walkerswood jerk marinade, Best Ghana shito, Lao Gan preserved black bean chilli oil and Maggi liquid seasoning. Composite: Simon Leigh/The Guardian Britain is splashing out on condiments like never...
  • Monthly Cooking Thread, March 2021

    02/28/2021 5:08:01 PM PST · by Jamestown1630 · 134 replies
    In honor of Mr. Potato Head’s ‘transitioning’ - (from what-to-what I’m not exactly sure, as I’ve always understood potatoes to be, in Nature, self-pollinating and containing both sexes in one plant anyway) - I thought we’d do a thread on SPUDS this month. I like potatoes done certain ways, and despise them other ways. I like baked potatoes (with plenty of butter and sour cream), and home-made potato salad, mashed potatoes, scalloped, etc. I do NOT like potatoes cut up into soups, or store-bought potato salad (in the latter, the potatoes are always undercooked, and the salad is always strangely...
  • ‘Metal Shavings & Raw Beef’: Whistleblower Reveals National Guard Troops Sent To Hospital From Meals

    03/02/2021 7:40:45 AM PST · by Red Badger · 49 replies ^ | MARCH 2, 2021 | NATALIE WINTERS
    National Guard troops surrounding the U.S. Capitol have received meals that have been undercooked and contained metal shavings, sending over a dozen people to the hospital. A whistleblower – a Staff Sergeant with Michigan National Guard – spoke with ABC7 meals he and his team have been receiving. “Yesterday, for instance, there were 74 different meals found with raw beef in them. Just yesterday, soldiers had found metal shavings in their food,” he outlines. The quality of the meals has sent more than a dozen soldiers to sick call or the hospital according to the Staff Sergeant, who insists the...
  • Ultimate BLT - Best Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato and Avocado Sandwich [Imagine if Bob Ross had been a cowboy/chef instead of an artist. This YouTube channel is awesome!]

    02/26/2021 6:34:53 PM PST · by grundle · 42 replies
  • VIDEO: Cooking Up a Guajillo Breakfast

    01/31/2021 8:44:38 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 36 replies
    Rumble ^ | January 31, 2021 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOYou have probably encountered guajillo sauce if you've eaten at a Mexican restaurant. The good news is you can easily make that sauce at home. In this video I show you how to hydrate the dried guajillo chiles that can be purchased inexpensively at Mexican or Spanish markets. I previously used the guajillo as a marinade in conjunction with achiote to smoke some incredible chicken leg quarters. This time I added the sauce to my scrambled eggs. Oh, and as you can see in the video, if you use a high pulse on your lender, you don't need to use...
  • How Toxic Leftism Killed The Vibrant Bon Appetit YouTube Channel

    12/10/2020 8:13:30 AM PST · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 10, 2020 | Ellie Bufkin
    The Bon Appetit saga proved you can politicize everything, as the mob demands, or you can create a vibrant, innovative culture — but you can't have both.During the lockdown regime of the past year, millions of Americans turned to their televisions, computers, and phone screens to escape despair. Because we are creatures of innovation and curiosity, however, many people taught themselves to make sourdough bread starters from the internet and something new the next day.The bread-baking game got so out of hand at one point this summer that yeast vanished from grocery store shelves. The appetite for hobbies, knowledge, and...
  • Monthly Cooking Thread, November 2020

    10/31/2020 6:51:00 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 118 replies
    A recent Lee Valley newsletter had an article on carrots - harvesting, storing; and included a 'refrigerator pickle' recipe for carrots that looks very easy and good: I recently purchased one of these embossed rolling pins; a lot of them appear to come from Poland, as mine did; but I received mine very quickly. Haven't tried it yet, but am looking forward to using it for Christmas. They make many different designs, including one with reindeer and Christmas trees, which I also want to buy for a darker, spicy cookie. (They generally come with recipes; but if you search...
  • How to Clean, Cook, and Eat Trout in the Backcountry

    10/16/2020 11:44:53 AM PDT · by SJackson · 12 replies
    Outside ^ | Oct 15, 2020 | Ryan Wichelns
    It's the lightest backpacking meal—and one of the easiest and tastiest Freshly caught trout tastes way better than a bag of freeze-dried slop. Backpacking food is often uninspiring. Because vegetables and meat are heavy and inconvenient, they often get left behind. And many easy-to-make, lightweight, dehydrated meals are bland or textureless. It’s a shame when you consider the wealth of free and delicious wild foods we’re surrounded by on so many backpacking trips. Plus, if you gather your meal at camp, it won’t weigh you down on the trail. If you want to go this route, your options are: get...
  • ACB Calmly Answers Questions While Typing Up Appellate Court Decision And Cooking Dinner For 9

    10/15/2020 5:16:33 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Babylon Bee ^ | October 13, 2020 | The Babylon Bee
    WASHINGTON, D.C.—It was quite a spectacle at the Senate hearing for Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court this morning, as Judge Barrett calmly answered the committee's questions while cooking dinner for her family of nine with her right hand and typing up an appellate court decision with her left hand. "That's a great question, Senator, thank you for asking," she responded to one line of questioning as she chopped up onions to put them in her stew. "Sorry if I'm crying during my response -- it's just the onions." She eloquently answered the inquiry while moving on to...
  • So what happened to all the missing paprika on the store shelves?

    09/21/2020 1:02:22 AM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 81 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Sept. 20, 2020 | Monica Shoawalter
    How's this for weird? If you like to cook, somehow you can't go to the store to get a spice container of paprika anymore. That's because there isn't any, the shelves are bare. Lot of people are noticing these days. Tim Carney of the Washington Examiner pointed it out here and others chimed in:
  • What Are Grits, and Are They Healthy?

    08/24/2020 9:33:52 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 236 replies ^ | on April 5, 2019 | Ryan Raman, MS, RD
    Grits are a popular dish widely consumed across the Southern United States. They’re made from dried, ground corn (Maize) cooked in various liquids — including water, milk, or broth — until the mix reaches a thick, creamy, porridge-like consistency. While grits are incredibly popular, many people wonder whether they’re good for you. This article reviews grits, including their nutrition, benefits, and whether they’re healthy. What are grits? Grits are a popular Southern American dish made from crushed or ground corn. They’re most commonly served as a breakfast or side dish and usually made from a variety of corn called dent...
  • Cookware Recommendation

    08/15/2020 7:58:08 PM PDT · by HonkyTonkMan · 167 replies
    15 August, 2020 | HTM
    FReepers, it’s time to purchase a new cookware set. My current non-stick pan is chipping. I have lodge cast iron pans for occasional use, but would like an everyday non-stick pan. Any suggestions?
  • Fire rips through Rachael Ray’s home in upstate New York

    08/10/2020 5:35:10 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 83 replies
    NY Post ^ | By Joe Tacopino August 10, 2020 | 12:40am |
    A fire rips through the upstate New York home of celebrity cook Rachael Ray. Jeff St. John =================================================================================== A home belonging to celebrity cook Rachael Ray was reportedly on fire in upstate New York on Sunday night. Fire crews were battling flames at the home in Lake Luzerne, as the Warren County Sheriff’s Office told ABC10 the residence belonged to the television personality. Images showed the flames shooting through the roof of the home.
  • Is Home-Cooking on the rise? Shared Recipes

    04/19/2020 10:18:37 AM PDT · by Cvengr · 55 replies
    Self ^ | Self
    After cooking more at home during supposed "Lock-downs", I've begun catching up on cataloging all the family recipes from several generations, including newspaper and package clippings from the 30s. Curious if others are all sensing a resurgence in home-cooking from scratch. Can't find an older Quiche Lorraine recipe. Maybe we can exchange recipes.
  • Monthly Cooking Thread - April 2020

    04/03/2020 7:04:51 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 153 replies
    When we were in the local Lidl last week, the meat counters were practically wiped out – especially the chicken. But if you’ve got chick, this from Food Wishes looks like a great, fast-to-put-together recipe: Chicken a la Crema: ******************************************************* As I’m sure many have been, over the past weeks of teleworking I’ve experienced periods of furious (and frustrating) work; and many slow hours where nothing was happening or could be done. The oddball things that one becomes interested in, while sitting at home with hours to fill, are fascinating. I happened to find some posts to YouTube about...
  • Air-fry without an air fryer: Consumer Reports

    04/15/2020 9:37:33 PM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 53 replies
    WSYR-TV ^ | April 14, 2020 | Staff
    CONSUMER REPORTS — Sales of air fryers are hot. People love the idea of crispy, fried food that’s supposed to be a bit healthier because very little oil is used. But what if you don’t have an air fryer? Consumer Reports say chances are you can still air-fry home without spending money or cluttering up your countertop with a new appliance. So what’s the deal with air fryers? These popular countertop cookers turn out chicken wings, french fries, shrimp, and other traditionally fried foods without using a lot of oil. You can spend $50 to $300 for one. The good...
  • ‘Brutal and Horrific:’ Florida Man Accused of Baking Dog in Oven

    04/04/2020 10:32:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 32 replies
    CLICKORLANDO ^ | April 4, 2020
    Vicasso Lara held without bond in Lee CountyA Florida man was charged with torturing and killing a dog that he later baked in an oven, according to authorities. Vicasso Lara, 24, stabbed and beat the dog before placing it in an oven and heating it to its highest setting, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release posted on its Facebook page. “I’m speechless,” Sheriff Carmine Marceno said. “This is possibly the most brutal and horrific example of animal abuse my team or I have ever seen.” Deputies were called to Lara’s home by a neighbor who said...
  • Comfort Food & Scratch Cooking: What the Data Tells Us About COVID-19’s Impact on Home Cooking Habits

    04/04/2020 6:52:29 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 54 replies
    The Spoon ^ | APRIL 4, 2020 | Michael Wolf
    While it’s hard to see the bright side of things during the dark days of the coronavirus pandemic, one potential silver lining is the fact most consumers are cooking more at home. Research has shown that home cooking not only often can lead to healthier overall lifestyles, but it’s also a good life skill to teach kids. And whether you’re taking a casual tour of social media or looking at data from any number of sources, signs today definitely point to more of us making our own food. A lot more of us. But what specifically do the numbers say?...
  • In praise of pantry cooking: Here's how to make the most of shelf-stable staples during COVID-19

    04/01/2020 8:22:57 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 54 replies
    National Post ^ | Laura Brehaut
    A handful of experienced cooks on which pantry staples they turn to again and again, and their favourite isolation meals Pantry staplesShelf-stable. Even the name is comforting, the antithesis of a viral threat. Contrary to the pillars of contemporary food culture — fresh, seasonal and inherently fleeting — it’s the canned, dried, jarred and otherwise hardy that we can rely on in a pinch. Forming the unsung foundation of so many meals when times are good, social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic has given these foods new meaning. Staples hum in the background during days of plenty. Some of them...
  • Going to Five Guys for Hamburger (Will it eventually be called One Guy?)

    03/29/2020 5:34:57 PM PDT · by Vendome · 47 replies
    Vanity | 3/29/2020 | Vendome