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Forum: Vegetables 12-01-2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By summer57
I've seen them used as garnishes for savory...

I've seen them used as garnishes for savory dishes at restaurants around there. The chef at the local Delta hotel usrd them a lot, also in desserts. I think I've only seen them as garnish, but I...
Forum: Vegetables 11-15-2021, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By summer57
I suggest you go through epicurious.com. They...

I suggest you go through epicurious.com. They have all the gourmet & bon appetit recipes available online.
Forum: Vegetables 11-14-2021, 03:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By summer57
I remember a recipe like that. I had to bring a...

I remember a recipe like that. I had to bring a dish to a potluck, and it needed to have turnips. I found it online, it was so good!


Here are a couple that might have been close to what you're...
Forum: Appliances 10-28-2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,049
Posted By summer57
When you said, hot pot, I thought you meant this:...

When you said, hot pot, I thought you meant this:
https://thewoksoflife.com/chinese-hot-pot-at-home/
I assumed you were cooking rice to go along with Hot Pot haha

If it were me, I'd get the...
Forum: Appliances 10-27-2021, 08:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,049
Posted By summer57
The people I know who eat a lot of rice swear by...

The people I know who eat a lot of rice swear by their rice cookers; a rice cooker reliably cooks perfect rice and keeps it warm, every time. Doesn't matter whether it's jasmine, basmati, short...
Forum: Appliances 10-25-2021, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By summer57
I use my Breville juicer a lot, and -- also got...

I use my Breville juicer a lot, and -- also got it from William Sanoma!. I juice beets, apples, carrots, ginger, cuccumbers, whatever I have. I peel citrus because I don't like the bitterness of...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 10-21-2021, 12:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By summer57
I remember watching Masterchef UK where a...

I remember watching Masterchef UK where a contestant cooked Nepalese/Tibet style dishes. He emphasized both the food, and the hospitality of the cuisine,


There are only a few restaurants near...
Forum: New Member Introductions! 10-16-2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 536
Posted By summer57
Interestingly, in terms of eating meat, Hong Kong...

Interestingly, in terms of eating meat, Hong Kong is #1, followed by Australia, #2 and the US at #3. Canada is down around #18, which surprised me (though I personally eat more fish than meat).
...
Forum: New Member Introductions! 10-16-2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 536
Posted By summer57
I have a Breville juicer, and I love it. It's...

I have a Breville juicer, and I love it. It's the kind of blender that separates the juice from the pulp, though the pulp is quite dry and can be used for enriching quick breads, soups, stews, etc. ...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 10-07-2021, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 527
Posted By summer57
Like taxlady, I do intermittent fasting, with a 7...

Like taxlady, I do intermittent fasting, with a 7 to 8 hour window for eating. In the beginning, I'd feel hunger, but these days, I don't. Hunger is something that is caused by the hormone leptin,...
Forum: International Cuisines and Ethnic Cookery 09-23-2021, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By summer57
I like everything about this! Especially the oats...

I like everything about this! Especially the oats (or other grain) instead of rice, and the gluten-free waffles. My daughter can't eat gluten, so this is another option.
Dal/lentils are so...
Forum: Today's Menu 09-23-2021, 02:06 AM
Replies: 2,524
Views: 226,580
Posted By summer57
Great idea to use kohlrabi, and the...

Great idea to use kohlrabi, and the lettuce/endive leaves! Love the pictures, too. I'll definitely try this.
Forum: Breads, Pizza & Sandwiches 09-16-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By summer57
I slice and freeze bread, take out enough slices...

I slice and freeze bread, take out enough slices for a couple of days, and put them in a zip lock bag in the cupboard. They thaw out within a few hours, or I just pop a frozen slice in the toaster....
Forum: Today's Menu 09-14-2021, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 305
Posted By summer57
48840 Sablefish in miso glaze, broiled in the...

48840
Sablefish in miso glaze, broiled in the Breville smart oven. I didn't have anything else, just the sablefish. It's in season right now, my favourite fish, my favourite time of year!
Forum: General Cooking 09-13-2021, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By summer57
The Canadian flour I use is very high in gluten....

The Canadian flour I use is very high in gluten. And yes, what you describe sounds like a high-gluten flour.
Since that's the kind of flour I typically use, I find that I have to add more water than...
Forum: New Member Introductions! 09-06-2021, 01:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,375
Posted By summer57
I'm a Canadian, and I do recognize those names in...

I'm a Canadian, and I do recognize those names in the NHL. A couple of them defected to Canada during the World Juniors during one of those tough times in Slovakia. It was during those times when my...
Forum: New Member Introductions! 09-06-2021, 01:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 723
Posted By summer57
Welcome! Glad you've joined DC!

Welcome! Glad you've joined DC!
Forum: New Member Introductions! 09-02-2021, 02:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,335
Posted By summer57
I'd be very surprised if you could really tell...

I'd be very surprised if you could really tell the difference between Canadian Maritime and Maine lobsters. They're in the pretty much the same waters.
But I've from the west coast, all I really...
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 09-02-2021, 01:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 921
Posted By summer57
Some great recipes there! I particularly like...

Some great recipes there! I particularly like chana dal and lentils, and I always ave the ingredientes for pepperhead/Dave's recipe on hand. I've saved it, thank you!
Forum: Fruit & Nuts 08-30-2021, 03:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,440
Posted By summer57
Ambrosia and Salish. Ambrosia is crisp and...

Ambrosia and Salish. Ambrosia is crisp and sweet, but not a bland sweet - it tastes like an apple! Not easy to describe. Also a very good keeper and doesn't brown quickly. It looks a bit like a...
Forum: Canning and Preserving 08-30-2021, 02:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By summer57
The good thing about leaving out the turmeric is...

The good thing about leaving out the turmeric is that you won't stain your table or table cloth if a pickle or two drops on it.
Forum: Fish & Seafood 08-28-2021, 12:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 542
Posted By summer57
This looks great! I usually have the...

This looks great! I usually have the ingredients, and also have a makrut lime tree which is doing very well this summer.


Thanks for this!
Forum: Salads & Salad Dressings 08-25-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,613
Posted By summer57
Yes, the oven and a thin spray of oil is a great...

Yes, the oven and a thin spray of oil is a great idea.


My friends with air fryers swear by them -- might have to get one.
Forum: New Member Introductions! 08-25-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,335
Posted By summer57
Restaurants in my area -- Vancouver, BC, Canada...

Restaurants in my area -- Vancouver, BC, Canada -- have been open for months. We have a high vaccination rate, 80% at the moment.

We don't have local lobster, but we have crab, spot prawns,...
Forum: Herbs and Spices 08-24-2021, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 708
Posted By summer57
Yes, saffron needs to be infused in water before...

Yes, saffron needs to be infused in water before use, like tea.
Indian spices need to be toasted before grinding, or if used whole (such as cumin, coriander or fennel), tempered in oil in order to...
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