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  1. Question and Answer
    Can anyone help in choosing a good stove?
  2. Meal planning
    Some of these look really good, although the clam chowder with tomatoes and no clams is an abomination. 50 Things to Make With Pasta Sauce : Recipes and Cooking : Food Network
  3. Crockpot
    Seems like I've been using my crock pot a lot lately. I've cooked red beans & sausage, chilli, cherry cobbler and roast with potatoes & carrots in the last couple of weeks in it. What's your favorite thing to cook in yours?:listen:
  4. Food for Kids
    I'm looking for any meal ideas or recipes that could be prepared by a child. DS wants to get more involved in the kitchen. The cooking will be supervised, but we would like DS to be able to do the majority of prep himself, so anything that involves a lot of chopping or cutting would be out...
  5. General Chat
    Does anyone cook on their firplace? If so what do you use? I have a couple of dutch ovens I will put to work for breads and things. I have a trivit I can use with my Stainless Steel pots to make soup and what not. What do you use? I would thinking about getting a Cast iron "soup pot" but am...
  6. Cast Iron cooking
    Recently we built a new larger fit pit. We do have many cast iron pieces that we have and plan to use often in it. So far we have cooked/baked/roasted potatoes, a pork loin, corn beef brisket, stew and chicken with corn on the cob. I plan on baking cobblers, bannock dogs, chili, baked beans...
  7. Question and Answer
    I have two cookbooks that have these, one from Mohawk Power and another old Hotpoint electric range cookbook. It occurred to me that although I have these, I next to never make any of the recipes in them, and I should organize the recipes that I do make to do this...and discovered that I really...
  8. Kitchen Basics
    I bought a large back of frozen chicken wings since they were on sale. The package directions say to put x amount of frozen chicken wings on a cookie sheet and bake. I have done this but since they are frozen they do not cook. Now I just defrost them before baking or deep frying them. Do...
  9. Kitchen Basics
    We have a Zojirushi fuzzy logic type cooker and looking online for info on how to cook the oats in rice cookers vary all over the place. Website has 4:1 ratio on porridge settings other places tell you 3:1 on white rice or porridge setting and a few other ideas. What do you do? Do you rinse your...
  10. International recipes
    To Bless My Love, Please Cook This Chinese Dish Recipe DescriptionFirstly, let me introduce myself. I am 28 years old, the chef of a Chinese restaurant. I have never been in love until I met her; a girl who lives across the street and usually comes to my restaurant for dinner. I...
  11. Meal planning
    I always have good intentions on planning out all of our meals (dinners) and preparing everything at home so that we don't blow our budget on restaurant food. Some weeks we end up eating out several times. How do you stay motivated to cook and eat your meals at home?
  12. Secondhand Shopping
    was at my favorite used bookstore and found a copy in hard back of--the new McCall,s cook book--1963 version --it has some recipes Ive never heard of -can't wait to start on some
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    well as soon as i can get the tile laid in the living room i will be putting the wood cook stove i got for free. its in excellent shape for being over 100 years old. it will burn both wood or coal and being I'm in WV there wont be a problem getting coal.its got a 4 burner top plus a water...
  14. Secondhand Shopping
    I don't collect them but went to a library sale this weekend and seem to have found some gems!! I just finished going through one......will have to go back through and mark all the ones I want to try. Bought: The Thrifty Cook --tasty budget recipes by the food editors of Farm Journal (I do...
  15. Kitchen Basics
    I'm not talking about frozen meals like Healthy Choice or anything but things similar to one of my favorites; 1/2 C cottage cheese 1 tsp sunflower seeds 1 orange I'm always looking for healthy alternatives to cooked meals.....what are your faves?:scratch:
  16. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    I got home late from work, it's my turn to be the chauffeur, it's too hot to cook, I'm too tired to cook....there are so many reasons to give our kitchen the night off! But restaurants and ordering take-out are expensive. Solution? No cook meals! My #1 favorite no cook meal is roast beef...
  17. Kitchen Basics
    The thread that mentioned people going to the food banks not knowing how to cook things that they had available there made we wonder . How did you learn to cook?
  18. Meal planning
    The meat sale was a bulk sale so you didn't get to pick the cuts. So there are cuts I haven't cooked before and I need your help and ideas. Here is what I bought: 89 cents a pound pork Cut into ribs- Thought I might cook these in the crockpot with BBQ sauce nay other ideas? pork steak _ Not...
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