Please share your "dark and stormy" recipe with me! [more inside]
Bought a slow cooker and I love it so far, but dear god is it hard to find slow cooker recipes that are 1) healthy (no cans of cream of ____ soup) 2) taste good 3) include vegetables. Help. [more inside]
Need urgent help in making gravy from scratch!! [more inside]
Carnivores of Mefi, please help this long-time vegetarian make a smashing dinner for her beloved's birthday! I did see this askme, but I would not consider myself an experienced cook and I really only need one knockout meal (though I will check those resources out!). If you were a meat-eater that did not like pork products or seafood, what would be a great special meal that a regular ol' girl could whip up with a few hours of preparation (and a not-huge bankroll) that would make your day? [more inside]
I want to learn to make some serious chocolates, like the kind you buy in a heart shaped box but even tastier. I need technique and recipes to take me from learning to properly melt chocolate to making the creamy insides. Do you have books, videos, or websites that could help me?
Looking for food/cooking blogs with very specific parameters [more inside]
Black and white or panda themed party food. [more inside]
Good use for over-dried salmon jerky? [more inside]
Recreating a recipe for a spicy "Mayan" mocha: what kind of peppers to use? [more inside]
Searching for a half-remembered peanut sauce recipe. If that fails: your favourite amazing and simple satay peanut sauce. [more inside]
I bought bottles of orange blossom water and rose water at the grocery store. What can I do with them? [more inside]
Next Sunday is Apple fest at church with the annual apple baking recipe contest. I intend to win this year. Please help me by sharing your best apple recipes with me.
The CSA just left a pound of okra on my front porch (among other things) and I have no idea what to do with it. [more inside]
Please give me your tastiest, go-to salmon recipe worthy of serving company. [more inside]
Can you recommend a particular recipe for a gluten, soy, dairy, artificial sweetener, and corn-free cake and pizza? [more inside]
Just got a bunch of beautiful purple basil at the farmer's market this morning. What recipes can I use it in?
WANTED: your finest banana bread recipe that doesn't require eggs. BONUS: the bread travels well in the US mail. TRIPLE WORD SCORE: the recipe requires yogurt. [more inside]
Can anyone help a glazing (pottery, not cinnamon buns) newbie find or formulate a glaze recipe that will match our existing dishes? [more inside]
I want to make the best chicken stock/broth imaginable (and thereby, the best risotto). I have a pressure cooker, I have a recipe to start with. Any other hacks to amp up the flavor? [more inside]
What can I use as a vegetarian substitute for duck pan juice so that I can make a tasty fruity sauce for my halloumi? [more inside]
What are your favorite chicken marinades? [more inside]
I need your yia-yia's spanakopita recipe. [more inside]
I recently picked up some citrus sea salt, and have no idea what to do with it. [more inside]
I'm looking for one crazy over the top Weber Kettle Grill recipe. If it exists. [more inside]
What sauces, pastes, relishes or other partial meals can I prepare in batches and freeze? [more inside]
What recipes use a lot of dill pickles? Vegetarian preferred! [more inside]
Recipe Rescue: Help us do something with this borked batch of coconut rice. [more inside]
Is there a vegan, gluten-free equivalent to Ensure? If not, what would be a close recipe?
I have a terrific jar of a sort of paste that my husband made from dried New Mexico and guajillo chiles that were skinned, seeded, reconstituted, blended into a puree, then strained (or perhaps run through a food mill - I was asleep). I'd like to use this paste as an ingredient in an awesome red enchilada sauce. Do you have recipes to share?
Jiaozi, dumplings, potstickers, Chinese ravioli, gyoza: as many possible fillings as there are names for these delicious, delicious mouthfuls. In a couple weeks I will host a dumpling party. What are your recommended filling recipes? Of course there will be the standard pork, which I learned from a Taiwanese mom; there will be an attempt to replicate the long-discontinued Trader Joe's Chicken Fajita dumplings; and what else...? Recipes for known standards like seafood and vegetable are welcome, but more innovative entries are truly the best answers.
I'm trying to find a French food website that I used to use a lot but seem to have lost. What details I remember are inside... [more inside]
I work for a business that uses recipes for baked goods. We are having a problem managing recipes. We need a system to control who has access to recipes, tracks and logs changes and archives recipes which have been superseded. [more inside]
My neighbors gave me a jar of homemade chocolate / fudge sauce for my birthday. (Good neighbors aren't they?) I need ideas on how to use it. [more inside]
Looking for a cast iron skillet cornbread recipe. [more inside]
Wife gone for the weekend: What is the most complex, time consuming recipe you have tried for any type of meat/fish/poultry on a grill? [more inside]
I just tried to make my own butter and it looks like it was a total fail. Please perform an autopsy with me! [more inside]
I just threw out a lot of food and I don't want to do that next year. Please suggest recipes that will help me use up Passover leftovers. Difficulty level: kosher for Passover. [more inside]
What is your favorite kosher-for-Passover cake recipe? [more inside]
LongShotFilter: I'm looking for some recipes in a 2011 issue of Canadian House & Home...I think. [more inside]
Savory icecream recipes? [more inside]
Any recommendations on an Afghan cookbook? I love Afghan food and would like to recreate my favorites at home. [more inside]
Do you have the recipe for Legal Seafood's Rhode Island red clam chowder? [more inside]
Passover meal all planned for my family, I am making brisket, matzoh ball soup and gefilte fish. Only problem is I want to include two dear friends who are vegetarian and one of them is stictly no dairy! Since I will be so busy cooking everything else, I want to find a FAST EASY entree recipe I can make for them-- no meat, dairy or flour--would love a make ahead casserole like matzoh lasagna, but everything good seems to have cheese! If you have a recipe that fits the bill, PLEASE share!
Jalapeno-cheddar sausages go with... WHAT, exactly? Help me figure out dinner tonight, please! [more inside]
Homemade chocolate recipes sought. All sorts. That's all. Thank you. [more inside]
I'm looking for a really good pot pie recipe. [more inside]
Please help me find this pizza dough recipe. [more inside]
I'm on a quest for a malted milk ball recipe (like Whoppers / Maltesers) [more inside]
I love peanut butter cookies. I love them when they are very peanutty, and slightly moist. I love them when they don't have peanut bits in them, or chocolate chips in them. (I love them when they do have peanut butter chips in them, but I have trouble finding peanut butter chips.) [more inside]
What are some cool things to do with an "iSi Mini Whip"? [more inside]