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Forum: Terms & Techniques 10-08-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,371
Posted By chave982
Basic Brine Recipe?

Ok so I've read that to make a basic brine (salt and water), you mix one tablespoon of salt per one cup of water. But what kind of salt is that referring to?

If it means kosher salt, then I'd...
Forum: Alcoholic Drinks 10-02-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 966
Posted By chave982
Best Way to Make a Bellini?

So my family is having a get-together for brunch this Sunday, and I'm in charge of drinks. I want to do mimosas and bellinis, but not quite sure how to make really good bellinis. Should I blend...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-02-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,668
Posted By chave982
I tend to chew on foods that don't require...

I tend to chew on foods that don't require chewing, like ice cream, yogurt, or pudding. I just seem to enjoy it much more that way...not sure why.
Forum: Cookware 09-30-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,938
Posted By chave982
Oh maybe I read that on Cooks Illustrated..

Oh maybe I read that on Cooks Illustrated..
Forum: Cookware 09-30-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,938
Posted By chave982
Ok so I'm curious, what is everyone's favorite...

Ok so I'm curious, what is everyone's favorite way of cleaning their cast iron pan after each use? The only thing I know is to not use soap!
Forum: Cookware 09-30-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,938
Posted By chave982
You know, using a metal spatula should do the...

You know, using a metal spatula should do the trick. I noticed that if I scratched at it with my fingernail, it would come up, but I was afraid to use something metal over the whole surface like...
Forum: Cookware 09-29-2008, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,938
Posted By chave982
Question about Cast Iron Pan Maintenance

Ok so I recently bought a Lodge Logic pre-seasoned 12-in cast iron pan. I follow the instructions to keep it clean: scrubbing with paper towels and kosher salt, then rubbing it down with a bit of...
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 09-15-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By chave982
Well I took all the quanities and upped them by a...

Well I took all the quanities and upped them by a third....worked out pretty good! Although the tart itself was VERY bitter due to the usage of only bittersweet chocolate with NO extra sugar (except...
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 09-14-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By chave982
Need help with Chocolate Tart recipe!

Ok so I have all the ingredients to make this tart, but before I began, realized that it calls for a 9-inch tart pan, and mine is 11-inch. Is there any way to adjust this to fit to the 11-inch pan?...
Forum: Outdoor Cooking Forum 05-12-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,676
Posted By chave982
It'll be hamburgers/hot dogs, and bbq chicken. ...

It'll be hamburgers/hot dogs, and bbq chicken. My brother will be making that, and the rest of us will be bringing the sides.
Forum: Outdoor Cooking Forum 05-12-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,676
Posted By chave982
Well there are a few ppl who are already bringing...

Well there are a few ppl who are already bringing pasta salad. I kinda wanna make something better than your typical picnic fare.
Forum: Outdoor Cooking Forum 05-12-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,676
Posted By chave982
Hahaha...unfortunately it's BYOB.

Hahaha...unfortunately it's BYOB.
Forum: Outdoor Cooking Forum 05-12-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,676
Posted By chave982
Need idea for a BBQ side dish

So my brother is throwing a big BBQ this Saturday with LOTS of people. We each have to bring a dish. I don't want to do the typical pasta salad/fruit salad/potato salad routine, so any other ideas?...
Forum: Special Events Planning & Holiday Cooking 03-28-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,769
Posted By chave982
ISO sides for a BBQ?

My brother is throwing a "Kick-off-to-Summer" bbq bash in May, where he'll be grilling burgers, dogs, etc. He asked each of us to bring something. Any ideas? I don't want to be the guy who shows up...
Forum: Appetizers & Hors D'oeuvres 03-28-2008, 08:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,698
Posted By chave982
Thanks for the ideas everyone! Will probably end...

Thanks for the ideas everyone! Will probably end up using one of these.
Forum: Appetizers & Hors D'oeuvres 03-27-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,698
Posted By chave982
ISO Mexican Appetizer Ideas

Ok so we're having a family get-together on Sunday, and the dinner theme is "Mexican". I'm in charge of appetizers/hors d'oevres, but have no idea what to make. Any suggestions? Thanks!
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-28-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By chave982
My favorite website, and magazine, is Cooks...

My favorite website, and magazine, is Cooks Illustrated (http://www.cooksillusrated.com), made by America's Test Kitchen.

Male, age 24
Forum: Cookbooks, Software etc. 02-27-2008, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,191
Posted By chave982
Well I started with Allrecipes.com...

Well I started with Allrecipes.com (http://www.allrecipes.com), and now lean more towards Epicurious.com (http://epicurious.com). More difficult recipes, but much more fun to make!
Forum: Substitutions 02-21-2008, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,865
Posted By chave982
Ok well I tried the recipe word for word but...

Ok well I tried the recipe word for word but without the eggs, and it came out great! Guess they weren't needed after all... Thanks for the help, though!
Forum: Substitutions 02-21-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,865
Posted By chave982
Here you go...courtesy of Alton Brown: 1/2...

Here you go...courtesy of Alton Brown:

1/2 pound elbow macaroni
4 tablespoons butter
2 eggs
6 ounces evaporated milk
1/2 teaspoon hot sauce
1 teaspoon kosher salt
Fresh black pepper ...
Forum: Substitutions 02-21-2008, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,865
Posted By chave982
Substitute for eggs?

My stove top macaroni and cheese recipe calls for 2 eggs, but I don't have any. What can I use instead? Thanks!
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-20-2008, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 850
Posted By chave982
I read the Amateur Gourmet...

I read the Amateur Gourmet (http://www.amateurgourmet.com). It's a blog about a twenty-something year old guy living in New York who tries all sorts of different foods and dining experiences, but...
Forum: Pork 02-18-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,941
Posted By chave982
Looks delicious! What is in the middle? Is it...

Looks delicious! What is in the middle? Is it chickpeas and couscous? Also, what are the dark green things with the stems that are scattered all around it?
Forum: Pork 02-18-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,941
Posted By chave982
Wow...that's a lot of meat!

Wow...that's a lot of meat!
Forum: Pork 02-18-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,941
Posted By chave982
Both! :rolleyes: I'm not even sure how to ask the...

Both! :rolleyes: I'm not even sure how to ask the Deli guy to give it to me...would I just ask for a few ounces of this, and few ounces of that, all thinly sliced?
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