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Forum: Appliances 05-02-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
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Posted By PolishedTopaz
I use oven cleaner too, then a run through the DW...

I use oven cleaner too, then a run through the DW with no issues, mine are enamel coated as well. They don't come out "spotless" but good enough for me.
Forum: Eggs, Cheese & Dairy 04-26-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,550
Posted By PolishedTopaz
I was at The Best Yet market in Riverhead and yes...

I was at The Best Yet market in Riverhead and yes it does. Silver package is unsalted, Gold is salted.
Forum: General Cooking 04-25-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,261
Posted By PolishedTopaz
Mike...

Mike (http://profile.yahoo.com/HFY3CEVXQMFFLYRLRRZHTL4M34) • Buffalo, New York (http://shine.yahoo.com/shine-food/beware-meat-myths-150000645.html#) • 54 minutes ago
I don't trust anyone that wears...
Forum: Eggs, Cheese & Dairy 04-22-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,550
Posted By PolishedTopaz
So far I have only seen the salted variety,...

So far I have only seen the salted variety, Schmidts Market in So Ham might have it unsalted, no harm in looking there, even if they don't carry it they have plenty of other good stuff to peruse. {or...
Forum: Eggs, Cheese & Dairy 04-22-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,550
Posted By PolishedTopaz
Truthfully ..... IMOHO if you do a side by side...

Truthfully ..... IMOHO if you do a side by side taste comparison with Kerrygold and LOL or Breakstones you would be hard pressed to want to return to the American brands. Even with the higher price...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 04-22-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,662
Posted By PolishedTopaz
Margi.........Where are the 3c. flour added in? I...

Margi.........Where are the 3c. flour added in? I would think it is in with the potatoes at some point. If you could please clarify where and when.

Thanks P Top

Oh........can this be done...
Forum: Eggs, Cheese & Dairy 04-22-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,550
Posted By PolishedTopaz
@ TaxLady I admit I hadn't read the label...

@ TaxLady I admit I hadn't read the label carefully enough on the Plugra Butter or done any online searches, but as you have said this is a psydo-European product. Which fully explains the flavor...
Forum: Eggs, Cheese & Dairy 04-22-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,550
Posted By PolishedTopaz
I would say no, I find the moisture content...

I would say no, I find the moisture content lower. The color is yellower and it feels denser when cutting. I am lucky enough to have "Kerrygold" now available at my local King Kullen market. They...
Forum: Eggs, Cheese & Dairy 04-21-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,550
Posted By PolishedTopaz
Compound Butters

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Orange Rosemary

1 stick Irish Butter
1 sm Shallot {minced fine}
2 cloves Garlic {minced fine}
1/2 tsp Rosemary {minced fine}
Zest of 1/2 an Orange {microplaned}
Black Pepper to...
Forum: I only have "these" ingredients...help me be creative 04-21-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,154
Posted By PolishedTopaz
:wink: Just someone to share it with!

:wink: Just someone to share it with!
Forum: Forum Admin: Tech Support & Announcements 04-21-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,269
Posted By PolishedTopaz
Also if something in a post is unclear folks are...

Also if something in a post is unclear folks are good at asking for clarification. So not everything needs to be perfect or edited. :rolleyes:
Forum: Budget Friendly Dishes 04-21-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,329
Posted By PolishedTopaz
I am still currently "pasta challanged" once I...

I am still currently "pasta challanged" once I get that basic down, I will feel better about moving on to something that is more sensitive, like Gnocchi. :ermm:
Forum: Budget Friendly Dishes 04-21-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,329
Posted By PolishedTopaz
Gnocchi and Sausage

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Gnocchi and Sausage........ Budget friendly and tasty too.

Sweet Sausage {or any kind you like}
1 sm. Onion diced
3 cloves Garlic minced
4-8 sm. button mushrooms quartered...
Forum: General Cooking 04-16-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,734
Posted By PolishedTopaz
I used Granna in my recipe, I didn't find it...

I used Granna in my recipe, I didn't find it gritty at all. With such a strong cheese I find that the "less is more" approach to be key. And your right I made the same mistake you did parma/reggi is...
Forum: General Cooking 04-16-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,734
Posted By PolishedTopaz
13510 I agree.... the "green can" stuff is...

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I agree.... the "green can" stuff is :cry:, if you buy a wedge of Parma or Reggi you will be much happier with the result, Even better if you get them from an Italian grocer. Invest in a...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 04-15-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,382
Posted By PolishedTopaz
After reading everybodies tips I think I did a...

After reading everybodies tips I think I did a few things wrong. I didn't knead it long enough, I let the dough rest at room temp, I overcooked it and the sauce was wrong. Also I didn't use Semolina...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 04-14-2012, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,382
Posted By PolishedTopaz
2 c. flour 2 eggs 1/4 tsp salt 1 tbsp oil ...

2 c. flour
2 eggs
1/4 tsp salt
1 tbsp oil

I didn't knead it for very long, maybe a minute or so. I found the dough very very soft and not looking like what I have seen on cooking shows,...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 04-14-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,382
Posted By PolishedTopaz
Pasta Texture Issue

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Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 04-14-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By PolishedTopaz
:cool::clap: Do take pictures ...........I so...

:cool::clap: Do take pictures ...........I so love to compare, And very glad that I was an inspiration to you! :clap::cool:
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 04-13-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By PolishedTopaz
Certainly........ Pasta was done with ...

Certainly........

Pasta was done with

3 c. unbleached flour
4 lrg. eggs {beaten}
Pinch of salt

Done by hand and passed through the pasta maker a few times and finished by rolling pin.
Forum: General Cooking 04-12-2012, 11:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,215
Posted By PolishedTopaz
I did a velute sauce with Saga and Gorganzola to...

I did a velute sauce with Saga and Gorganzola to go with my Mushroom and Onion Manacotti. :pig:
Forum: General Cooking 04-12-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,965
Posted By PolishedTopaz
^ ^ ^ ^ ^ What he said!

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Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 04-12-2012, 09:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By PolishedTopaz
Mushroom/Onion Manicotti

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Tonight was my first foray into handmade pasta ............. Mixed mushroom and onion manacotti with a bleu cheese sauce. Rich Rich Rich but WOW gooooooood!:yum:
Forum: Cook's Tools 04-11-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,839
Posted By PolishedTopaz
New Rolling Pins

I just purchased two new rolling pins, one French and one standard both are made out of wood. Should I oil them before starting to use them as one would with a cutting board? And what is the best way...
Forum: Cook's Tools 04-11-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,840
Posted By PolishedTopaz
At Christmas last year I was doing my annual...

At Christmas last year I was doing my annual prime rib roast, I needed a new timer just to ensure proper temp. I bought a cheapo at the supermarket. Needless to say the :censored: didn't work. I...
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