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  • VIDEO: My FIRST Cast Iron Pan Pizza

    10/13/2019 7:21:48 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 61 replies
    YouTube ^ | October 13, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO I had been intending to make a cast iron pan pizza for a long time but kept putting it off for what might seem like an incredibly silly reason. Namely I never made dough before and for some weird reason I had a fear of working with yeast because it is a type of bacteria. Well, after I worked with the yeast and the dough, I saw just how absurd that fear was and also how easy it is to prepare dough for pan pizza. With that out of the way, the rest was easy. The great thing...
  • 90% of Americans don’t like to cook—and it’s costing them thousands each year

    08/19/2019 6:00:04 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 167 replies ^ | September 27, 2017 | Emmie Martin
    For some Americans, going out to dinner is a treat, planned and budgeted for. For others, it’s just another Tuesday night. And Wednesday. And Thursday. And that second group of people is becoming the majority. The number of Americans who enjoy cooking is declining, while the prevalence of food delivery startups, and culinary-centric television shows grows. In the Harvard Business Review, researcher Eddie Yoon shares data he’s gathered over two decades working as a consultant for consumer packaged goods companies. Early in Yoon’s career, he conducted a survey that determined that Americans fell into one of three groups:
  • Neotame Market Analysis, Trends, Forecast, 2017 – 2027

    05/30/2019 12:29:56 PM PDT · by Red Badger ^ | May 28, 2019 | B. Abishek
    Neotame Market: Global Industry Analysis 2012 – 2016 and Opportunity Assessment; 2017 – 2027 Neotame is an artificial sweetener with off-white to white powder and an intensely sweet taste. Neotame is manufactured from 3,3 –dimethylbutyraldehyde and aspartame. Neotame purification and isolation is carried out by distillation of a portion of the methanol followed by addition of water. Neotame comes in the second generation of artificial sweetener followed by sucralose. Neotame delivers great taste and enhances flavors when used as a sweetener. However, neotame clean, sweet taste like sugar is used in small amount to sweeten foods and beverage. This is...
  • VIDEO: Girl Cooks Bacon and Eggs for First Time

    05/26/2019 8:49:22 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 39 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 26, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO Genesis the Mermaid, age 10, cooked bacon and eggs for the very first time. She used a cast iron skillet.
  • VIDEO: My Wife HATES My Cast Iron Skillets

    04/28/2019 9:48:16 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 150 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 28, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO I got my cast iron skillets over two months ago and I have grown to love them. However, my wife absolutely HATES the cast iron skillets. In this video I explain why.
  • VIDEO: The Secret Magic Mojo that Makes the BEST Barbecue Chicken

    03/17/2019 7:12:17 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 17, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO Somehow this Magic Mojo makes the BEST barbecue chicken I have ever eaten. In fact it really makes the ONLY barbecue chicken that I have ever really liked since until I ate this Pollo Rojo, I have never been really satisfied with any barbecue chicken previously. This marinade affects not only the taste but, just as importantly, the texture of the chicken. If anybody out there knows what is in this Magic Mojo they marinate the chicken in, please let me know in the comments.
  • Monthly Cooking Thread - March 2019

    03/03/2019 3:47:44 PM PST · by Jamestown1630 · 139 replies
    Tajine (or tadjine or tagine), which derives from words for a kind of earthenware cooking pot, can also refer to the Moroccan or Algerian stew, often a sweet-and-savory or sweet/sour combination, that is traditionally cooked in it. (There is also a Tunisian dish called ‘tajine’ which is different altogether from the more commonly known stew, being more like a frittata. ) The tajine generally begins with searing of the meat, poultry or fish, and then the addition of sauteed vegetables, sometimes dried fruit, and herbs and spices. The dish steams under the cone-shaped cover of the pot - needing very...
  • VIDEO: $1.99 Corned Beef Deal at Aldi

    03/03/2019 5:05:50 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 112 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 3, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO This is a great deal I found this week at Aldi. Only $1.99 per pound for this corned beef. In fact, I was surprised it happened so early since St. Patrick's Day is still 2 weeks away. I'm sure there will be other deals but why wait? Grab this one while there are still supplies available. In addition to enjoying this corned beef for dinner, I also heated up several slices of leftover corned beef along with eggs and had them for breakfast this morning.
  • VIDEO: Hello Cast Iron; Goodbye Teflon Pans

    02/23/2019 5:24:24 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 159 replies
    YouTube ^ | February 23, 2019 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO WOW! Since this video was made I cooked up a few more meals on the cast iron skillet and I am really impressed. Not only is it working great as a non-stick (and easy to clean) but I can cook at a much lower heat since this type of skillet is much better at retaining heat than teflon. Anybody out there still relying on teflon should definitely check out cast iron and be sure to season it as I demonstrated in the video. Rather than toss the skillet out when it starts losing it's non-stickiness as you would do...
  • Red Badger's Giblet Gravy Recipe

    11/20/2018 1:53:41 PM PST · by Red Badger · 84 replies
    Red Badger's kitchen | 11/20/2018 | Red Badger
    Ingredients: 1 pkg giblets from your turkey 1 tub pkg chicken livers 1/2 lb chicken gizzards 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 cubes chicken bouillon 2-3 stalks celery minced 1 medium yellow onion minced 1 quart water 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth 6 hard-cooked eggs 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 cup milk __________________________________________________________________ Directions: In a 2 quart or larger pot, simmer the giblets, livers, and gizzards, salt, pepper, bouillon, celery and onion in 1 quart of water for 40 to 50 minutes. If you have a pressure cooker it's half that time. Drain liquid, and reserve...
  • Monthly Cooking Thread November 2018 - UPDATE

    11/16/2018 4:40:43 PM PST · by Jamestown1630 · 144 replies
    Recently, the Lee Valley gardening newsletter featured a great Turkey Pot Pie recipe, to make delicious use of your leftovers:*************************************************** Freeper 'Nopardons' shared with me her recipe for Cranberry Sauce; the additions of liqueur and walnuts make an elegant and interesting twist. (I think that NP still says ‘ice box’ when referring to ‘refrigerator’, just as I do :-) Cranberry Sauce Chez Nopardons 1 package of Ocean Spray cranberries, rinsed and picked-over 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup water 1 cup ( more or taste ) of chopped ( I don’t chop them, I just break them up...
  • Instant Pot

    07/20/2018 4:39:07 PM PDT · by Vision · 62 replies
    I just got an Instant Pot on sale, what do you like to do with yours?
  • Bombshell Bourdain interview published month after his suicide: Chef unloads on 'rapey ... Clinton

    07/16/2018 12:09:20 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | July 16, 2018 | Emily Crane
    Anthony Bourdain pulled no punches in one of his final interviews as the celebrity chef slammed Bill Clinton for being 'rapey, gropey and disgusting' and spoke of how he imagined Harvey Weinstein dying alone in a bathtub. The globe-trotting food chronicler, who hanged himself in a French hotel in June, gave a lengthy and wide-ranging interview to journalist Maria Bustillos for her recently launched magazine Popula. The interview was conducted in one of Bourdain's favorite Irish pubs in New York back in February and was only published on Sunday. It covered everything from Weinstein's downfall, the Clinton-Trump election and even...
  • 13 cooking tips and tricks for making the juiciest, tastiest pork chops

    06/16/2018 7:19:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 60 replies
    Today ^ | June 1, 2018 | Megan O. Steintrager
    If you've ever tried (and failed) to cook the juiciest, best tasting pork chops, the first thing you need to do is give up any notions you might have about pork being "the other white meat," as it was marketed in the fat-phobic 1980s. "To me, a lean pork chop is the saddest possible thing," Samin Nosrat, cooking teacher and author of the James Beard Award-winning cookbook "Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking," told TODAY Food. "The challenge of those tender cuts [like pork chops] is retaining that tenderness after you cook them," Nosrat explained. "In...
  • Don’€™t Eat Before Reading This: A New York chef spills some trade secrets.

    06/08/2018 7:29:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    The New Yorker | The April 19, 1999 Issue | Anthony Bourdain
    Link only due to copyright issues:
  • Monthly Cooking Update

    04/15/2018 1:38:21 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 251 replies
    Dear Cooking Friends; Since I changed my weekly cooking thread to a monthly one, I've received several private emails from folks who are disappointed at this change. It's very gratifying to me that the thread has been so popular and that so many have enjoyed engaging it. As I mentioned in March, my life is going to be rather consumed with a couple of unusual projects over the coming Summer. I have felt that my free time wouldn't be predictable enough to give the thread the care that I tried to give it over the past several years. However, if...
  • New York Times Covers Liberal Culture War Over Fire Spoon Eggs

    03/29/2018 10:07:33 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 45 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | March 28, 2018 | P.J. Gladnick
    So what is driving liberals into an insane rage nowadays? The easy answer is President Donald Trump. However the more discerning among you would know that the subject of fire spoon eggs has caused an almost inconsolable rift among liberals with each side raging angrily at the other. The chronicler of this liberal civil war is one New York Times writer named Kim Severson whom we last met in 2014 writing up the obituary of Chick-fil-A founder, S. Truett Cathy, by describing him as a "symbol of intolerance." Now she is covering the liberal cultural war over fire spoon eggs. Her...
  • All Things Prepping, Simple Living, Back to the Basics [Survival Today, an on going thread]

    02/26/2018 12:12:20 PM PST · by CottonBall · 963 replies
    vanity | 2/26/18 | CottonBall
    I’ve been missing the vast amount of information on prepping, survival, camping, simple cooking, the old ways of doing just about everything – all the things nw_arizona_granny knew so much about and shared with us, along with numerous other posters with a vast array of skills and knowledge. We have our various related-threads here, a recipe thread, a gardening thread, and even a prepper thread. They are all great and I don’t mean to take anything away from those and the hard work their owners put in. But I was missing a place to talk about ALL those things, to...
  • 7 Minute Video: Smoking Chipotle Pollo Rojo Wings

    03/17/2018 3:58:31 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | March 17, 2018 | PJ-Comix
    VIDEO I smoked 30 Pollo Rojo wing pieces on my 22" Weber Grill. The wings were marinated in the magic mojo at La Ranchera grocery in Broward County. My rub was a combination of Adobo plus Chipotle Sea Salt and other seasonings. One hour of smoking and then the wings were flipped for a final 15 minutes more. Great results primarily due to the very unique secret mojo that La Ranchera uses.
  • Weekly Cooking (and Related Issues) Thread

    01/10/2018 4:39:06 PM PST · by Jamestown1630 · 247 replies
    We've seen a lot of talk about 'sheet-pan' recipes recently. They are especially efficient, with easy clean-up, for weeknight dinners; and the last Betty Crocker email newsletter had a lot of interesting ones. Here is Asian Salmon with Potatoes and Broccoli: the link to a lot of other sheet-pan dinners: lots of family/household issues here this week, so a short post. Carry On! -JT