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Beef Wellington 101

Hi all! For Christmas dinner this year, I am following through on a long-held dream to cook a Beef Wellington. Have you ever done this (successfully?) I'd love your guidance! [more inside]
posted by Miko on Dec 11, 2015 - 21 answers

A lamb in two parts

I am roasting a whole lamb leg for Christmas day. I would like to cook it most of the way at my house, take it out, transport it to my sister's place and finish it off in her oven, so that it will be hot and freshly cooked when we sit down to lunch. Is this a fool's errand? [more inside]
posted by reshet on Dec 24, 2014 - 5 answers

How To Make Xmas Dinner, Sans Murder, Confusion or Smarm?

Buzzfeed has a post detailing the cooking schedule for Thanksgiving dinner. Does same exist for Christmas? [more inside]
posted by Chorus on Dec 6, 2014 - 6 answers

Best way to design and print a DIY cookbook?

What is the best service or method for designing and printing about a dozen copies of a cookbook? Lulu? Amazon? iPhoto? Kinkos? [more inside]
posted by toomuchkatherine on Nov 9, 2014 - 9 answers

Christmas pudding tips!

Just received a pudding mold, anything I should keep in mind about using it? I've heard one should make an Xmas pudding months in advance - do I start now? Other questions as well! [more inside]
posted by miltthetank on Sep 15, 2014 - 5 answers

Advanced Home Cooks--What's on Your Wishlist? (Assuming You Were Good!)

Cooking is probably my main hobby these days. And, as a late-thirties professional, I have a fully outfitted kitchen. I'm being asked for gift ideas for Christmas, and I think I'll probably limit myself to 1) whisky and 2) stuff for the kitchen. Fellow advanced home cooks with fully stocked kitchens, what's on your wishlist this holiday season? Not looking for gimmicky stuff; rather something I'd actually use for years to come. [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Nov 25, 2013 - 53 answers

Yule Be Swell! Yule Be Great!

We will be hosting a very large Yule gathering in our home next month, and I need ideas on ways to feed people affordably but impressively with simple but very elegant dishes. We set the bar pretty high last year, so the H is O. [more inside]
posted by evilcupcakes on Nov 3, 2013 - 22 answers

What's on the menu: Christmas Edition

What should we make for Christmas Dinner and possibly establish as a new family tradition? [more inside]
posted by otherwordlyglow on Dec 2, 2012 - 36 answers

Show me your stollen

I need a good recipe for Stollen. [more inside]
posted by otherwordlyglow on Dec 14, 2011 - 8 answers

[Christamas-Cookie Filter] is the gingerbread cookie OBSOLETE?

Here in Seattle, when you want to buy a single gingerbread person (or tree or sheep, or whatever,) you are basically OUT OF LUCK in 2009. No, I do NOT want to buy a whole package of them, or bake a batch. I just want to saunter into a bakery or coffeeshop and buy ONE cookie. No, not the huge, soft, ginger cookies which are admittedly delicious, but are no substitute as far as the texture of a good gingebread "person" is concerned. I'd bake some, but let's face it, who can eat just one? And I'd like to minimize the holiday weight-gain carnage this year. So far, I've searched three different Seattle neighborhoods: downtown, Ballard, and Greenwood. Zip.
posted by dorgla on Dec 11, 2009 - 11 answers

Must have luxury kitchen item suggestions please.

What is a good/luxury cooking item for around $50? [more inside]
posted by MaryDellamorte on Nov 10, 2009 - 69 answers

What the hell is a Round Roast?

I have in my possession a large cut of beef called a round roast. What is it (pot roast, maybe?) and how do I cook it - tomorrow? [more inside]
posted by DarlingBri on Dec 24, 2008 - 18 answers

Good microwave cooking recipes for Christmas candies, jams, etc

Surprisingly good microwave recipes anyone? I'm looking for microwave recipes for jams, candy, etc. that you've actually made and turned out surprisingly well for being cooked in a microwave. I'm particularly interested in any recipe that can be made and put in containers for Christmas gifts.
posted by GlowWyrm on Dec 10, 2007 - 8 answers

Accessible minty appetizers

Every year at Christmas, my husband's family has a cooking contest. I don't expect to win, because Grandma is generally a lock. However, I'm a good sport and generally try to make a respectable showing. This year's theme is "appetizers with mint in them," and I am looking for tasty recipes. There's a catch though... [more inside]
posted by jennyb on Nov 25, 2005 - 18 answers

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