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Perfect Pork Chops?

I have bought the most expensive, most organic and local and mollycoddled pork chops in my life. I do not want to waste this experience. Please tell me how to make the perfect pan-fried pork chop in agonizing detail. I own cast iron pans and I'm going to serve it with asparagus - that's the only limitation. Otherwise anything goes. Teach me the wisdom of Pork Chopery.
posted by The Whelk on Jun 8, 2014 - 31 answers

Restaurant-quality desserts?

Part two: How can I make restaurant-quality desserts at home? [more inside]
posted by Bardolph on Mar 7, 2012 - 24 answers

Whats up with my yogurt?

I'm making my own Greek yogurt. Its worked well before, so why is it so thin now? [more inside]
posted by gilsonal on Feb 3, 2011 - 12 answers

Old Father Hubbard.

Lazy Last Minute Dinner Help: So I forgot it was my turn to cook dinner and all I have in the house are some scraps of cooked meat (chicken, lamb) and a bottle of Loyd Grossman's pre-made Korma sauce. How can I jazz this up while using up the scraps in my cupboard? Preferably stuff I can add while it simmers? [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Aug 30, 2009 - 6 answers

Store-bought-style baked tofu at home

Store-bought-style baked tofu at home: how? [more inside]
posted by acridrabbit on Jan 4, 2009 - 8 answers

Where can I find really basic tips on how to get started with grilling?

I just bought a big grill for my new backyard but I'm feeling bad that my wife does all the grilling (she's an amazing cook). I'd like to help out more but I don't know where to start. Are there any really basic books on how to get started cooking on a gas grill? Everything I find online is a cesspool of ads or nonsense, so I'm asking here. [more inside]
posted by mathowie on Apr 22, 2007 - 35 answers

Kitchen Clueless

Help me not be scared of my kitchen. [more inside]
posted by sonofslim on Feb 12, 2007 - 49 answers

Teach Me to Cook

Cooking for the lazy and overworked. I eat a lot of overpriced crap lately - think boxed/frozen/microwaveable, or even just takeout - and for a number of obvious reasons I'd like to stop doing that. I think most of America is in the same boat with me, but can those of you who aren't give me some tips on learning to cook for myself? [more inside]
posted by tirade on Aug 22, 2004 - 33 answers

Best way to cook bacon?

do you have a tried and true way of cooking bacon? moz and i like bacon that is not crispy at all and i keep managing to mangle it. i'm using a nonstick pan on a gas stove, but we have an electric skillet, too, if that helps.
posted by sugarfish on Dec 17, 2003 - 18 answers

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