"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Discuss Cooking Community Forums > New Member Introductions!
Click Here to Login
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 09-03-2021, 12:33 PM   #1
Assistant Cook
 
luvbing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2021
Location: Alabama
Posts: 15
Smile Hello from Alabama!

hi everybody! i am new here and looking forward to connecting with y'all for some cool cooking/foodie exchanges! i am from California and recently moved to Alabama-readjusting my cooking from vegan LA girl to southern mother cooking hehe! very much so already a foodie and in love with my foodie boyfriend, we cook often and take photos regularly, i can't wait to share with you all!!

thanx!!!

__________________
with love light n gratitude!
-luvbing
luvbing is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2021, 12:42 PM   #2
Head Chef
 
GinnyPNW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2021
Location: Somewhere in the PNW
Posts: 1,054
Hi luvbing! I'm a newbie too, but wanted to say welcome, nice to meet ya, looking forward to your shares! My RV is from Alabama! Good State and hope to visit it, someday. We moved to the PNW from L.A., CA, back in 2011...and we love it. Hope you are enjoying your move to Alabama too!
__________________
Romaine Calm and Carrot On
Dogs aren't my whole life, but they do make my life whole!
GinnyPNW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2021, 01:29 PM   #3
Chef Extraordinaire
 
GotGarlic's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Southeastern Virginia
Posts: 26,258
Hi and welcome to Discuss Cooking What kinds of things do you like to cook?
__________________
Anyplace where people argue about food is a good place.
~ Anthony Bourdain, Parts Unknown, 2018
GotGarlic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2021, 02:01 PM   #4
Executive Chef
 
pepperhead212's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2018
Location: Woodbury, NJ
Posts: 3,029
Welcome to the forum!
__________________
Dave
pepperhead212 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2021, 02:24 PM   #5
Certified Pretend Chef
 
Andy M.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 48,595
Welcome to DC!
__________________
"If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe." -Carl Sagan
Andy M. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2021, 05:38 PM   #6
Chef Extraordinaire
 
taxlady's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: near Montreal, Quebec
Posts: 26,994
Send a message via Skype™ to taxlady
Welcome to Discuss Cooking.
__________________
May you live as long as you wish and love as long as you live.
Robert A. Heinlein
taxlady is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2021, 06:22 PM   #7
Master Chef
 
dragnlaw's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Waterdown, Ontario
Posts: 5,960
Hi there luvbing, Welcome to DC!
__________________
Meddle not in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup.
dragnlaw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2021, 06:51 PM   #8
Chef Extraordinaire
 
msmofet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 12,647
Welcome to DC!
__________________
All our times have come. Here, but now they're gone.
Seasons don't fear the reaper.
Nor do the wind, the sun or the rain.
We can be like they are.
msmofet is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2021, 11:42 AM   #9
Senior Cook
 
Termy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2021
Location: Parma, Ohio
Posts: 303
Welcome and have fun. As far as cooking, as long as it isn't something we call the Orkin Man for.


T
Termy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2021, 04:56 PM   #10
Head Chef
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Caracas
Posts: 1,079
Hey! Good to see you - and welcome!
karadekoolaid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-06-2021, 01:08 AM   #11
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Sep 2020
Location: Vancouver
Posts: 126
Welcome! Glad you've joined DC!
summer57 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-08-2021, 11:58 AM   #12
Assistant Cook
 
luvbing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2021
Location: Alabama
Posts: 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by GotGarlic View Post
Hi and welcome to Discuss Cooking What kinds of things do you like to cook?
Thanks!!
well I'm certainly a lover of garlic myself! just tried some amish garlic the other day, really nice smooth flavor and giant fat cloves!!! only 4 to a head on some of them!

I am a throw-it-together kinda cook, find what's in the fridge and cupboards to combine into some sort of delicious dish! I also love baking but I don't do much of it. When I do its usually cookies or something a little funky like meringues or weird jellos haha.

For savory, I love spicy and have a sour/earthy/bitter palate. I love things like pickles, beets, black coffee, wine, tobacco, dark chocolate, etc. I have some recipes that have become staples in my kitchen but I really enjoy trying to make each dish new every time.

I used to be vegan and experimented with being raw vegan for a bit, and growing up I was a carnivore hahaha so I have broad interests in my culinary mind. I'm really into lamb right now..? it's just so yummy!!

right now cooking wise my main focus/interest has been working on making prepper foods with my boyfriend. starting with some canning and jerky, having a lot of fun! (:
__________________
with love light n gratitude!
-luvbing
luvbing is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-11-2021, 11:11 AM   #13
Certified/Certifiable
 
Chief Longwind Of The North's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: USA,Michigan
Posts: 11,749
Welcome to DC. I like to give new members my pancake recipe, as It is well received. I cook just about anything you can imagine; and if I can't give you a recipe, there are some amazing cooks here in DC that make me look like a beginner.

Chief's Pancakes (famous)
The secretto thes is the ratio of ingredients, not over mixing the batter, temp control of the pan, and knowing when to flip them. Gere we go.

Ingredients:
Dry:
1 cup All Purpose flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tbs. table sugar
2 1/2 tsp. double acting baking powder

Whisk these together in a SS, or non-reactive bowl.

Wet Ingredients:
1 large egg, 3 tbs. cooking oil, or melted butter
3/4 cup whole milk

Place oil, and egg into a bowl and whisk until smooth. The egg yolk acts as an emulsifier that will help the oil mix smoothly with the milk. Add the milk and whisk until smooth. Combine the wet and dry mixtures, and fold into a batter, leaving small lumps. The lumps show you that you haven't overmixed, and will disappear while cooking.

Preheat griddle over medium-high heat until a drop of water skittles across the surface. Lightly oil the pan surface. Place 3 tbs. batter per pancake onto the griddle. Cook until bubbles start to pop on the surface. Flip and cook until the sides just start to lift from the pan. Serve hot and fresh with jam. jelly, or your favorite syrup, or fruit curd.

Just so ya know, pork fat is lower in cholesterol than is butter. So if you love the flavor of breakfast sausage, spoon some of the sausage grease over you pancakes. My Dad used to di this. He also put American cheese slices on top of both his pancakes, and French toast, surprisingly tasty.

Berries, chopped banana, nuts, even M&M candies can be added to this batter. You can add cocoa powder if you like, or vanilla, nutmeg, cinnamon, etc.

This becomes a great waffle batter by increasing the milk to one cup.

Again. welcome.

Seeeeya; Chief Longwind of the North
__________________
“No amount of success outside the home can compensate for failure within the home…"

Check out my blog for the friendliest cooking instruction on the net. Go ahead. You know you want to.- https://gwnorthsfamilycookin.wordpress.com/
Chief Longwind Of The North is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:26 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.