1. P

    Cooking "aloo-matar". Potato and hard lentils indian style?

    I'm Indian and wondering how to cook it. I've never cooked them before. Do I cook it like soft lentils? I cook soft lentils like this way. 1) 1:5 lentil to water ratio (after being soaked for some time). 2) Put it in pressure cooker, add salt and wait for 3 whistles. What else do I need to do...
  2. T

    Cooking by Microwave?

    In these troubled times I'm Looking for economy so I would like to try cooking a Ham weight 1.2 kg in a microwave oven but have no idea how long it would take so I need some advice please. While I’m online is it possible to cook a casserole of about four-pint size by Microwave oven and if so how?
  3. Z

    Low carb cooking

    Any low carb cooking ideas? Female, 28, Maryland
  4. M

    Is there a right and a wrong way of cooking lamb here?

    Cooking lamb for my wife's bday. They had shoulder and leg in the supermarket and my mother in law said to get both. We both love to cook and obviously she has a lot more experience than me and her food is great just she is old fashioned. First thing I said was will the leg and shoulder not need...
  5. V

    How good are/were your parents at cooking?

    How good were your parents at cooking? I got to thinking this when I saw caseydog 's remark on the American Goulash/Chili Mac "Even my mom couldn't mess it up.". Both my parents are still alive and these days (both in their 80s) pretty much subsist on convenience foods. Back in the day...
  6. pocofan

    Your passion for cooking

    Did you ever lose your love of cooking. Just needed a break or got in a rut ?
  7. rascal

    I'm giving cooking lessons

    To my granddaughter as per her requests. She wants to bake/ cook for her family and well. Shes 12 but very mature. She has requested Shortbread Choc chip cookies Butter chicken. Our son is away with the kids for a week in queenstown. School hols here. (2 weeks) So when they get back shes...
  8. Yorky

    Cooking with gas

    Other than the halogen oven, the air fryer and the rice cooker our fuel for cooking (hob and oven) is bottled gas (LGP propane). Last year for the first time I recorded the date that I changed the bottle (2nd June). That bottle ran out today. The current price for a 15 kg bottle is ฿400.00...
  9. M

    Batch cooking chicken breast

    I have 6 chicken breasts that I got from my work that have tomorrow's date on them. Not gonna eat them tonight so wondering what is the best thing to do with them. What would be the best way to cook them so I could maybe use them for a couple of dinners/lunches this week and what could I make...
  10. Frizz1974

    Microwave Egg Cooking Methods

    Hi all. There’s been some discussion elsewhere for cooking eggs in the microwave so I thought I would start a new thread to make it easier to find in future
  11. M

    Cooking a rack of lamb

    Hi all, Looking for some advice for a recipe I want to try but haven't had experience of. I've just bought 2 racks of lamb (already French cut, with the bones showing) from my butcher, both weighing around 500g each, just over 1kg in total and wondered what the cooking process/time should be...
  12. flyinglentris

    What is Your Favorite Online Cooking Magazine?

    I am not sure that I have one, but am curious to know what other members consider the best online cooking magazines.
  13. Windigo

    Your favorite food youtube channels, podcasts, and other social media

    I am curious what your favorite social media food channels and websites are, maybe we can discover more fun content here. Youtube favorites of mine:
  14. GadgetGuy

    Would you let your little one do a dangerous job when cooking?

    It may be time to cook,but would you let your little one do a dangerous job in the kitchen such as the job pictured below? There are many food prep & cooking jobs to do, some that kids would not even THINK about hesitating to do, but let's face it, sadly, they can get injured, burned or hurt...
  15. TastyReuben

    Do you have a planned night off from cooking?

    We all love cooking, but of course, even for the most cheerful of cooks, it can become a drudgery, night after night, week after week. When looking at the days and weeks ahead, do you purposely build into your plan a night off from cooking? Sometimes, it can take care of itself, like if you...
  16. TastyReuben

    What to do when you don’t feel like cooking?

    We have wonderful cooks here, and we all love being in the kitchen, but we all have days where we just can’t be bothered. Maybe work gets in the way, or family emergencies, or maybe you’re just too tired. For me, it’s usually work or personal errands, and some days, just scrambling an egg is...
  17. TastyReuben

    Favorite food/cooking aromas?

    Thinking of typical food and cooking aromas, I’m sure things like bacon frying, or a roast in the oven, or a simmering sauce, would place high on a lot of people’s list of favorites. I was struck by one I never would have considered. I made devil’s food cupcakes the other day, minus any...
  18. JAS_OH1

    Have you ever had any happy and delicious cooking accidents?

    I had one today. I was making Mr. OH some smoked salmon bagels. I generally toast the bagel, slather on cream cheese, then add red onion, capers, and the smoked salmon on top. We like all the ingredients warm, so I put it back into the toaster oven for a few minutes. A couple of capers...
  19. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    What's the part of cooking you enjoy the most?

    Following on from the least enjoyable part of cooking, aside from eating, what's you most enjoyable part of cooking? For me, it's pulling off a favourite dish favourite knowing I've made it to the best I can.
  20. Peloquin

    Your most hated part of cooking

    What is it? Peeling spuds... shopping for ingredients...doing dishes after... getting timings right... etc... What post of the whole cooking process do you really not like? For me it's the dishing out once its all cooked. We have a small galley kitchen and it's a nightmare making room for the...
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