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Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 06-03-2020, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,922
Posted By Aunt Bea
IMO it would be fine. When I read the recipe...

IMO it would be fine.

When I read the recipe my first thought was to make a marble cake.

Omit the cocoa and flavor the batter with a shot of rum or cognac. Put two-thirds of the batter into...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-28-2020, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By Aunt Bea
Why wait until Saturday and why knock off 25%! ...

Why wait until Saturday and why knock off 25%!

Serve bread pudding, Monte Christo sandwiches, French toast, etc...

We used to have a buffet-style restaurant in town that repurposed the food...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-24-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 392
Posted By Aunt Bea
Years ago we had a little restaurant in the...

Years ago we had a little restaurant in the downtown business area that was owned by a young Greek fella and operated with the help of his immediate family.

Each day he would shop and prepare one...
Forum: Candies and Chocolates 05-24-2020, 05:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By Aunt Bea
The first thing that I would encourage you to do...

The first thing that I would encourage you to do is check with an attorney.

A home cook making and selling food products without proper safety precautions, licensing, insurance, labeling, etc......
Forum: Frozen Desserts & Ice Creams 05-23-2020, 02:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 968
Posted By Aunt Bea
I would experiment with reducing the amount of...

I would experiment with reducing the amount of ice cream and adding ice cubes to the mixture.

You might also try eliminating the ice cream and using a combination of heavy cream and ice cubes.
...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-14-2020, 07:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 579
Posted By Aunt Bea
No sewing here. The whole mask thing did...

No sewing here.

The whole mask thing did cause me to start using my steam iron for the first time in many, many, years.

I started using a couple of bandanas and now I'm using fabric squares the...
Forum: General Cooking 05-14-2020, 02:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By Aunt Bea
While we're at it try adding a can of chopped...

While we're at it try adding a can of chopped clams with or without the corn.

Use the clam liquid as part of the milk in the fritter recipe.
Forum: General Cooking 05-13-2020, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By Aunt Bea
I'm pretty sure that the hushpuppy version used...

I'm pretty sure that the hushpuppy version used the recipe on the cornmeal bag. :lol::ohmy::rofl:

The corn oysters were just corn added to regular pancake batter and cooked as you would for a...
Forum: General Cooking 05-13-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By Aunt Bea
When I was a kid we made deep-fried corn fritters...

When I was a kid we made deep-fried corn fritters using a hushpuppy recipe or a cake doughnut recipe and just adding corn kernels to it.

We dipped a spoon or disher in the hot fat and then...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 05-09-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 287
Posted By Aunt Bea
Good stuff!!! :yum: You can make a tasty...

Good stuff!!! :yum:

You can make a tasty emergency shelf version using a 14.5 ounce can of well-drained and rinsed sauerkraut instead of the fresh cabbage.
Forum: Cook's Tools 05-09-2020, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Aunt Bea
IMO it's to be expected with a one of a kind...

IMO it's to be expected with a one of a kind natural product.

The board pictured in the link has various streaks and knots.

If it was me I would continue using my old plastic cutting boards and...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-09-2020, 02:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,357
Posted By Aunt Bea
The pandemic hasn't had much impact on me and my...

The pandemic hasn't had much impact on me and my quiet little life.

I go out once a week to shop and do errands that can't be done online.

I'm thankful for the little window on the world that...
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 05-07-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 244
Posted By Aunt Bea
Try googling "Mug Cake Recipes". Also, take...

Try googling "Mug Cake Recipes".

Also, take a look at muffin or cupcake recipes for ideas. A small batch of muffins/cupcakes can be stored in the freezer and thawed individually. Break a...
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 05-04-2020, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 237
Posted By Aunt Bea
I would try one of the old recipes for Glorified...

I would try one of the old recipes for Glorified Rice.

Some have a custard base others use whipped cream, sour cream, miniature marshmallows and most of them contain crushed pineapple.

Another...
Forum: Yeast Breads, Rolls & Braids 05-04-2020, 03:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 829
Posted By Aunt Bea
The addition of milk, butter, sour cream, etc......

The addition of milk, butter, sour cream, etc... will give a more tender crust and crumb to the finished product but it is not essential to the structure of the recipe.

I would just swap out the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 05-02-2020, 12:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 226
Posted By Aunt Bea
I try to buy the things that I need and will use...

I try to buy the things that I need and will use but I clean out my OMG what was I thinking items a couple of times each year. :ermm::ohmy::lol:
Forum: General Cooking 05-02-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 373
Posted By Aunt Bea
The Jacques Pépin Foundation has some great...

The Jacques Pépin Foundation has some great videos and is also IMO a great cause.

https://jp.foundation/video/

If you are on FB you can friend Jacque Pepin and The Jaque Pepin Foundation. The...
Forum: General Cooking 05-02-2020, 12:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 534
Posted By Aunt Bea
My choice would be pork and its many variations. ...

My choice would be pork and its many variations.

Ham
Bacon
Sausage smoked and fresh
Roasts
Chops
Ribs
Forum: General Cooking 05-02-2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By Aunt Bea
Split peas can be used to make a fritter similar...

Split peas can be used to make a fritter similar to falafel.

If you punch it into google and look at images you will some that look tasty and some that don't.
Forum: General Cooking 04-28-2020, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 423
Posted By Aunt Bea
I would invite the kid over for dinner once a...

I would invite the kid over for dinner once a week and send him home with a sack of leftovers.

Let him figure out his own food budget for the rest of the week.

Poverty is a great teacher and...
Forum: General Cooking 04-22-2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By Aunt Bea
I wouldn't bother trying to freeze it. If it...

I wouldn't bother trying to freeze it.

If it is plain polenta I would try frying it for breakfast and topping it with pancake syrup similar to fried cornmeal mush.

You could also have a quick...
Forum: General Cooking 04-04-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,162
Posted By Aunt Bea
I've been trying to go out once a week to run...

I've been trying to go out once a week to run errands buy food etc...

I try to maintain the six-foot social distance when I'm out.

Yesterday I made a makeshift mask for this week's outing. It...
Forum: Budget Friendly Dishes 04-03-2020, 03:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By Aunt Bea
During periods of uncertainty, it's important to...

During periods of uncertainty, it's important to set a good table with comfort foods that the family enjoys. Save the experiments for better times!

I've been attempting to maintain a rolling 3-4...
Forum: Knives 03-31-2020, 02:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 984
Posted By Aunt Bea
Just be yourself it's much more important for the...

Just be yourself it's much more important for the average home cook to be safe than fast.
Forum: Beef 03-29-2020, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By Aunt Bea
Deli ham makes a good substitute for dried beef. ...

Deli ham makes a good substitute for dried beef.

Good luck!
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