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Forum: Food and Kitchen Safety 08-27-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,447
Posted By BlueMoods
For me it depends on what it is, some things keep...

For me it depends on what it is, some things keep longer than others. Fish and poultry leftovers 48 hours, then dog food. Vegetables with sauce and fruit already cut 4 days, then compost it,...
Forum: Cooking Resources 08-24-2017, 07:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,242
Posted By BlueMoods
Really depends on the produce. Root...

Really depends on the produce.

Root vegetables (carrots, beets, parsnip, turnip, etc....) Large plastic box with a tight lid filled with about 4 inches of play sand that has been baked at 450...
Forum: Knives 08-24-2017, 07:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,831
Posted By BlueMoods
A good quality Chef's Knife that feels balanced...

A good quality Chef's Knife that feels balanced and, fits your hand well is the best chopping knife. I personally do like the Santoku Chef's Knife but, Chicago Cutlery makes nice ones that I use a...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 08-23-2017, 06:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,651
Posted By BlueMoods
Ah now I see the problem, it is lack of fat. You...

Ah now I see the problem, it is lack of fat. You can use fat trimmed form other cuts of pork, uncured, unsalted fat back, caul fat or suet to add a good layer of fat where that bit in pic 12 lands,...
Forum: Outdoor Cooking Forum 08-23-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 23,088
Posted By BlueMoods
I love foraging around here, berries, apples,...

I love foraging around here, berries, apples, muscadines, mushrooms, pears, cherries, purslane, poke weed (not recommended unless you are 1000% sure you know how to make Poke Sallit - it is very...
Forum: Breads, Pizza & Sandwiches 08-22-2017, 08:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,858
Posted By BlueMoods
You could have portioned the dough and then froze...

You could have portioned the dough and then froze them on a baking sheet, then stored them in a zipper bag. Just thaw before using and, let them proof. I do this with all of the yeast doughs I make...
Forum: Condiments 08-21-2017, 04:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,871
Posted By BlueMoods
If I had to choose one - balsamic vinegar. Fish,...

If I had to choose one - balsamic vinegar. Fish, salad dressing, green beans, spinach, sauce for fruit.... I use it a lot.
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 08-21-2017, 04:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 34,651
Posted By BlueMoods
How long are you leaving it under pressure? Maybe...

How long are you leaving it under pressure? Maybe less time would help. I've seen everything from 8 to 24 hours suggested.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-20-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,496
Posted By BlueMoods
I like d King Vitamin of the choices we were...

I like d King Vitamin of the choices we were allowed as kids. The other options were Wheatabix, Shredded Wheat, All Bran, oatmeal, corn meal mush. We were not allowed any cereal that was not whole...
Forum: Vegetables 08-19-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,965
Posted By BlueMoods
I do the wet hand - Dry hand technique when I...

I do the wet hand - Dry hand technique when I bread anything and, being a southern girl, that's fairly often. We do love our breaded and deep fried food down here. If you aren't sure how to cook it,...
Forum: Canning and Preserving 08-16-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 26,026
Posted By BlueMoods
Snapping green beans, shelling peas or other...

Snapping green beans, shelling peas or other beans all equally tedious, boring work that makes you feel great when it's over. :)
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 08-14-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,432
Posted By BlueMoods
The reason I use boxed cake mix is to avoid...

The reason I use boxed cake mix is to avoid driving 35 mile ONE WAY to a larger town to get cake flour - they don't carry it at the little grocery store in the small town closest to my home so, the...
Forum: Substitutions 08-14-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,500
Posted By BlueMoods
I would make a Pico de Gallo (fresh, raw salsa)...

I would make a Pico de Gallo (fresh, raw salsa) with a bit of extra lime juice and, just leave the avocado out if I didn't like avocado.
Forum: Substitutions 08-13-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 42,144
Posted By BlueMoods
Here, if it's in a store and, sold for human...

Here, if it's in a store and, sold for human consumption, it's homogenized, regardless of fat content. Non homogenized is called RAW or BATH milk and, is not sold for human consumption at all, it is...
Forum: General Cooking 08-13-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,967
Posted By BlueMoods
I usually grab an everything roll or egg rolls...

I usually grab an everything roll or egg rolls out of the deli at my market for the 17 mile ride home, and a bottle of sweet tea to drink.
Forum: Canning and Preserving 08-10-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,397
Posted By BlueMoods
I wouldn't want canned cabbage on fish tacos. It...

I wouldn't want canned cabbage on fish tacos. It would be soft after canning and, the cabbage is the crunch for fish tacos. I like my taco cabbage freshly shredded, tossed with a lemon vinaigrette...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 08-10-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,533
Posted By BlueMoods
With either the rose` or vodka sauce try this: ...

With either the rose` or vodka sauce try this:

Use either spaghetti squash, roasted and pulled into strands or, zucchini cut into "noodle" for the pasta. Half about 8 oz. of cherry or grape...
Forum: Cookbooks, Software etc. 08-10-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,581
Posted By BlueMoods
Here is the only one I could find calling for...

Here is the only one I could find calling for bread crumbs rather than flour. I'm sure this is very close, if not that exact recipe. The Old Manor House Traditional Victorian Christmas Pudding Recipe...
Forum: Dehydrator Discussions 08-10-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,606
Posted By BlueMoods
I would use the dehydrated bacon to season things...

I would use the dehydrated bacon to season things you boil for a long time. Dry beans, collard greens, etc... or, use it in canning green beans or stewed tomatoes. Any of those will rehydrate it and,...
Forum: Cakes & Cupcakes 08-09-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 13,432
Posted By BlueMoods
I do add an extra egg and use milk instead of...

I do add an extra egg and use milk instead of water for boxed cake mixes but, two replacements is all I would do. I also add things like dried fruit, chopped nuts, chocolate chips, a couple of tsps....
Forum: Beef 08-09-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,813
Posted By BlueMoods
Skip the catsup and tomato sauce, add it as a...

Skip the catsup and tomato sauce, add it as a side sauce or glaze if you want. Use leaner meat, less bread crumbs and, add in small diced onions or bell peppers. You may want to ask DH if he would...
Forum: Canning and Preserving 08-09-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,265
Posted By BlueMoods
I can chili with beans as needed. Of course pints...

I can chili with beans as needed. Of course pints as mine is rich with beans. The thing is, it will get very thick, like condensed soup thick and, will need water, or tomato sauce added when you warm...
Forum: Canning and Preserving 07-29-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 26,026
Posted By BlueMoods
I am the unofficial food bank for my road - a few...

I am the unofficial food bank for my road - a few families living in a very rural location. Some are disabled and, things happen, like the wage earner needing surgery, a divorce, death of the wage...
Forum: General Cooking 07-28-2017, 02:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,976
Posted By BlueMoods
Actually a green ring is an overcooked egg. There...

Actually a green ring is an overcooked egg. There is iron in the yolk and, hydrogen sulfide in the white. As any chemist will tell you, combine those two, you get iron sulfide and, it is a green/gray...
Forum: General Cooking 07-28-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,976
Posted By BlueMoods
I love coddled eggs. The way I do it is take the...

I love coddled eggs. The way I do it is take the eggs I want to coddle out of the refrigerator the night before and leave them in a dish on the counter. In the morning, I brush olive oil inside my...
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