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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

Teach me how to cook congee.

I've searched previous instances of congee showing up in comments on the Green, but very few actual recipes. None of the recipes I've found online even agree on the rice-to-water ratio or cooking time. Recipes from any nation, savory or sweet and any serving tips or suggestions most welcome!
posted by digitalprimate on Nov 21, 2013 - 8 answers

What you gon' do with all that pulp? All that pulp inside your trunk?

What recipes do you have for the leftover pulp from a juicer? [more inside]
posted by karathrace on Sep 6, 2013 - 14 answers

Small fish: whole vs "whole"

I'd been under the impression for many years that it was fine to cook and eat small (finger length-ish) fish whole; head, tail, AND guts. I can find a few articles on line supporting this, but they all use a different size standard, and there are virtually NO recipes I can find that suggest this practice. The recipes say they're for (e.g.) whole smelt, but the first step always involves gutting/cleaning them, which is a slightly different definition of whole than I thought. [more inside]
posted by curious nu on Mar 13, 2013 - 12 answers

Light beer recipes: it's like a kitchen on a dock... cooking (with) near water.

I have 8-10 Bud Light beers in cans left over from my New Year's party. I'm not going to drink them... but can I cook with them? [more inside]
posted by 1f2frfbf on Jan 4, 2013 - 31 answers

Looking for super simple recipes for the crockpot

I have a crockpot, need to eat at home more, and am really short on time. Anyone have recipes I could use? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Aug 17, 2011 - 20 answers

Allez Cuisine! Help me make magic in the kitchen.

What are the best resources for learning advanced cooking skills at home? [more inside]
posted by wander on Jan 21, 2011 - 22 answers

Dinner & Drink for the Insecure Epicure

What's for dinner? I am a reasonably skilled home cook whose skills fall into that grey area between "velveeta tuna cassarole" and "foie gras terrine with fermented plum gastrique;" my culinary skill has never failed to impress dates raised on the former, but this weekend I'm supposed to cook dinner for an experienced executive chef and I'm terrified. Suggestions for dinner, dessert, and an accompanying cocktail requested. [more inside]
posted by Juliet Banana on Sep 22, 2010 - 57 answers

Are there cheap hot plates with precise controls?

Is there a hot plate or other portable cooking product with precise controls that I can set to an exact temperature, but doesn't cost an arm and a leg? [more inside]
posted by Menthol on May 6, 2010 - 4 answers

Julie & Julia & Matt

My wife has a new job and I'd like to start making nice dinners for her when she comes home from work. Unfortunately, I only know how to make one dish. Please help me become a better cook! [more inside]
posted by mattdidthat on Apr 19, 2010 - 35 answers

Recipes that turn time-consuming food prep into short bursts of effort over several days

A friend just shared her recipe for "Friday Chili," which requires 5-10 minutes per day, starting Monday, to yield a steaming pot of chili for dinner Friday night. I love this idea. Can anyone else share incremental recipes that spread out the effort of preparing a meal over several days? Bonus points if they're vegetarian friendly. [more inside]
posted by croutonsupafreak on Jan 19, 2010 - 14 answers

Many, many delicious calories

Please give me your best long-distance hiking / bicycle touring / <insert other adventurous endurance activity> food recipes! [more inside]
posted by Captain Rayford Steele, Tribulation Force on Jun 23, 2009 - 10 answers

25 and TRYING to COOK

I'm 25 and starting to cook - What? Where do I get it? Why? [more inside]
posted by designbyme on Jun 17, 2009 - 59 answers

What do I do with this ghee?

So I made ghee. Now what? [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on May 24, 2009 - 13 answers

How to master ________ cooking on a tight budget?

I need to eat cheaply. Can I do so while extending my cooking ability in a specific direction? What cuisines, categories, or focuses can my home cooking pinpoint while living on a budget? [more inside]
posted by Picklegnome on May 21, 2009 - 22 answers

Whats you best Italian recipe?

italiancookingfilter: give me your best Italian recipe - can be authentic Italian or Italian-American...doesn't matter one way or another! [more inside]
posted by knockoutking on May 20, 2009 - 21 answers

Is it worth the trouble to vent our range hood outside?

Is it worth the trouble to vent our range hood outside? [more inside]
posted by odinsdream on Mar 20, 2009 - 21 answers

Recipe for truly succulent, traditional Jewish brisket?

How do you make truly tender, succulent Jewish-style brisket? [more inside]
posted by roxie110 on Feb 16, 2009 - 15 answers

Best message board for Cooking Questions?

Best message board for an aspiring cook? [more inside]
posted by TigerCrane on Nov 17, 2008 - 9 answers

Where's the best place to keep up-to-date on amateur cooking competitions around the United States?

Where's the best place to keep up-to-date on amateur cooking competitions around the United States? [more inside]
posted by nitsuj on Sep 5, 2008 - 1 answer

Back in the kitchen, what do I do now?

CookingFilter: Recipes, books, and blogs dedicated to recipes to beginner cooks or cooks on a budget? [more inside]
posted by reenum on May 19, 2008 - 14 answers

my wife is pregnant; we need easy healthy things to cook.

my wife is pregnant; we need easy healthy things to cook. [more inside]
posted by BigBrownBear on Aug 29, 2007 - 23 answers

Rhubarb cherry fajita?

A couple of days ago, I was googling around for help when it came to cooking rhubarb and cherries together. I found a recipe that looked really good that called for baking them wrapped in tortillas with butter, sugar, and I don't remember what else. Now I can't find the recipe any more. Any suggestions on how this might work? [more inside]
posted by croutonsupafreak on Jul 1, 2006 - 5 answers

Duck, duck, frozen chicken

I have three pounds of frozen chicken stew meat. What should I do with it? [more inside]
posted by hamster on Feb 21, 2006 - 20 answers

How do I cook biscuits in high altitudes?

How do I cook biscuits in high altitudes? [more inside]
posted by JPigford on Aug 17, 2005 - 6 answers

Yum! Chipotle Carnitas

There are plenty of recipes for pork carnitas online, but does anyone have the recipe used by Chipotle restaurants? (maybe it is one of these?)
posted by clgregor on Jul 6, 2005 - 6 answers

Side Dish for Garlicky Chicken

What's a good side dish to go with the traditional "Chicken & 40 Cloves Of Garlic" recipe? (A recipe for the sidedish would be greatly appeciated too.)
posted by keswick on Dec 14, 2004 - 13 answers

Turkey

Somewhere I saw advertised a metal rod that you stick into the cavity of a turkey to conduct heat into the stuffing to eliminate the bird/stuffing safe temperature conflict. Google fails me. Anyone know about this? Does it work? Where can I get one before Thursday? [more inside]
posted by bondcliff on Nov 22, 2004 - 12 answers

Mastering egg cookery - best way to poach an egg

What's the best way to poach an egg? [more inside]
posted by obiwanwasabi on Oct 24, 2004 - 18 answers

Need appetizers for a wedding

Foodies, two MeFites need advice about what to make as appetizers for the wedding of two friends... come on into the kitchen if you want to know more... [more inside]
posted by stonerose on Sep 1, 2004 - 8 answers

Visitors from the Planet Vegan

Ack, I'm not vegan! But I've got a friend with three kids under 9 who is, and they're coming to stay a few days. This hapless carnivore and starchivore needs your culinary assistance to feed adults and kids. [more inside]
posted by majick on Jun 29, 2004 - 33 answers

Reference Cookbooks

I'm looking for recommendations for a reference cookbook to supplement my current bible, The Joy of Cooking. Your thoughts? [A list of what I've got already will greet you inside.] [more inside]
posted by me3dia on Mar 7, 2004 - 38 answers

Make-Ahead Recipes

What's your favorite recipe that can be prepared ahead of time in bulk and frozen? I'm a single parent with a 13 year old girl to cook for. I work a normal job, then spend evenings doing the Mr. Mom number, housecleaning, clothes-washing, car-repairing, homework-helping etc. etc. My time for even minimal cooking is practically nil and I order pizza or bring home Chinese much too often. Does anyone know something good that I could make several copies of on Saturday and then freeze for later? Some years back Consumer Reports did a review of frozen chicken/veggie pies, and included a recipe for their own homemade and freezable pie that beat all the commercial ones on taste, nutrition and price. That's the kind of thing I'm fishing for here. FYI, I'm a middling cook (my biscuits succeed, my puff pastry fails.) Thanks very much!
posted by jfuller on Jan 5, 2004 - 33 answers

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