I lucked into a half of a side of some beautiful pasture raised, grass fed, organic beef from a local farmer for cheap! The good news is that we ended up getting this killer beef for less than $2 a pound and that it all fits in our chest freezer. The bad news is ... well... I've realized we don't really actually eat all that much beef. What are some interesting things to do with ground beef and potroast? [more inside]
We have a few random ingredients. Is there a website where you put in what you have and it tells you what can be made with those ingredients? Alternately, what should we make for dinner (for two) with what we have? [more inside]
I want to compile and organize hard copies of recipes, craft projects, and other household things into something electronic - not particular about if local computer (Mac, OS 10.7) or cloud-based. Bonus points if accessible from multiple devices (computer, iphone, ipad, etc.). What solutions should I consider? [more inside]
I have been gifted a pound of (Wisconsin) Roquefort. I live alone. [more inside]
I've come into possession of a number of lamb hocks. I have no idea what to make with them and I'm having difficulty finding recipes that call for hocks rather than shanks or ribs or roasts. What does one do with lamb hocks? Can one substitute hocks for some other cut of meat? I'm a good cook but at a loss regarding how to use these.
Help me make the best cholent ever without killing my guests! (Although that latter part's not a dealbreaker....)
Recipe Recommendations Needed! I'm making cholent next weekend and I want it to be tasty, spectacular and different. Would like to think outside the box a little and wow my guests. Have you had or made any recipes that just totally knocked your socks off? Unusual ingredients are fine, as long as the dish remains kosher. [more inside]
What are some great recipes that involve taking some thing, adding an entire bottle of wine, a couple of minor ingredients (salt/pepper/herbs/vegetables for savory, sugar/spices/fruit for sweet) and then cooking it slowly for many hours? Especially recipes where it doesn't matter that the wine is probably exceptionally bad. [more inside]
I want recipes for delicious and nutritious appetizers. [more inside]
Need recipes for sugar free (diabetic friendly) recipes for holiday treats: fudge, bars, cookies, what-have-you. [more inside]
Hit me with an awesome sweet potato based recipe! No yucky sugary ingredients, please. [more inside]
I need safe, simple recipes for a friend who has just discovered she is diabetic. [more inside]
I'm committed to making latkes for a holiday party tomorrow. Seeking best recipes, tips, tricks and beginner level hacks. Never made them before, and out of time to make a practice batch. Please hope me!
What do you do with frozen vegetables and fruits? (other than use them for ice packs?) [more inside]
On the quest for the Ultimate Nachos! [more inside]
What delicious soup (or dish) should I make with duck stock? [more inside]
What is phaparko dhendo and how can I learn to make it? [more inside]
Looking for recipes that are low to very low calorie, filling and full of volume, made with whole foods and whole ingredients, gluten and grain free, and lower carb if possible. Thank you so much! I love really spicy stuff too.
what should i do with two turkey legs? [more inside]
I got a pressure cooker! Hit me with your tastiest recipes y'all!
What should I cook with all these kitchen tools? [more inside]
Gluten-free Thanksgiving. My youngest sister was diagnosed with Celiac disease at the beginning of this year. She will be coming home for Thanksgiving and I'd like to make some gluten-free dishes for our family pot-luck style dinner. The interweb is chock-full of gluten-free recipes, but I don't know which ones are good and which are just meh. Please share your favorite gluten-free Thanksgiving-y recipes! [more inside]
What should I do with alla this schmaltz? I've heard you can use it in cooking "like butter" (ok, I read that searching for schmaltz here on askme) - but do you have any suggestions? [more inside]
I'm participating in a Thanksgiving potluck this weekend. I've been assigned a corn based dish - possibly a casserole of some sort. I'm not a good cook, but can manage simple things. Does anyone have any favorite corn based recipes that are more involved than heating up frozen or canned veggies? [more inside]
How can I save my spongy seitan? [more inside]
I'm looking for a cookbook which has typical recipes from all European countries to give as a gift - but as a cooking novice, need some help! [more inside]
What kind of soup should I make with leftover Italian pot roast? [more inside]
Vegan sushi (maki) ideas wanted. Tips for my first attempt at this are also welcome. [more inside]
Help me find the BEST EVER peanut-free homemade asiago cheese bagel recipe. The closer to that famous chain's bagels, the better. [more inside]
"Chicken Diane in only 30 minutes!" Please help me track down the name of this 1980s-90s quick-recipe card subscription service advertised on U.S. television. [more inside]
What is the best UK cookbook for fish and seafood? [more inside]
I get a box of fruit & veggies delivered to my house every two weeks. Let me tell you something. IT HAS CHANGED MY LIFE. However, I rarely finish all of the apples and pears and bananas. I stuff them into the freezer when I don't eat them, but... my freezer is overflowing with frozen apples and bananas, and I think a few pears. What can I do with them? [more inside]
Here is a recipe for butterscotch. Here is a recipe for butterscotch pudding. Here is a recipe for squash pudding. MeFites, can you help me combine these concepts to create a recipe for Buttersquatch Pudding? [more inside]
Looking for recommendations for freezer-friendly recipes with lots of vegetables and less grains/carbs. [more inside]
I got a bread machine! Tell me all your tasty recipes!
We're having a Halloween party, and I'd like your suggestion for scary side dishes - with some specific issues to address inside. [more inside]
Suggestions for healthy weight-gain-friendly foods/recipes? [more inside]
What are some good egg free recipe books? Don't want anything as restrictive as a vegan cookbook, just need to eliminate the eggs and egg-based mixes/ingredients due to my allergy to eggs. Any good resources out there? I'll also take blogs/websites that are dedicated to egg-free pursuits.
So, we just got a mini filled pie press that can punch out little pocket pies about the size of those sold at the biggest fast food chain. I'm going to head to the store to pick up some frozen pie crusts. What are your favorite sweet or meaty/veg filled pie recipes? [more inside]
I'm looking for simple and delicious foil parcel recipes. I've only got access to an oven and limited preparation space in my kitchen for a while and thought this might be the solution for all in one meals that involve minimal washing up. I've got some Jamie Oliver fish/chicken ones - any other ideas?
What are your favorite mushroom-intensive recipes? [more inside]
Dying of food boredom. Need lowish calorie dinner recipes! [more inside]
Is there a website or program that will let me select from several easy recipes, plan for a week or several weeks in advance, create a weekly shopping list and (here's the hard part) OPTIMIZE my selections so that the most perishable food gets cooked first? [more inside]
I've recently been put on the RPAH elimination diet. A list of the foods I can eat are here. I have the Friendly Foods cookbook, but would like a little more variety in my main meals. Does anyone have some yummy recipes using only those ingredients? I'm allowed dairy and gluten.
I just bought a dutch oven. What should I make in it? [more inside]
Feeling disenchanted with tuna salad, but want to keep eating fish for lunch every day. What are you best suggestions for easy, portable lunches that feature fish as a prominent ingredient? These need to be fully assembled before work and need to either taste good cold (ideal) or reheat in a microwave really well.
I want the best lentil soup recipes [more inside]
I have resorted to eating at fast food places because after making the same 10-15 dishes over and over, I am out of food ideas. I am looking for healthy Vegetarian or Fish recipes you have found online this year that you like the best, and maybe some new spices. [more inside]
Where can I find a list of the 60 recipes included in the Jamie's 20 Minute Meals android app?