1. flyinglentris

    Cooking and Food Truths or Fallacies

    Let's explore the truths and fallacies about cooking and food. For instance, is it true that tomato will ameliorate the sting of hot peppers? Can you use it to take the pepper sting out of your eyes? Does garlic really prevent bacteria and viruses from growing? Can it be used as a...
  2. flyinglentris

    Are Your Cooking and Dining Choices Atrociously Outlandish?

    Are Your Cooking and Dining Choices Atrociously Outlandish? Put your two cents in on what might be the definition of fine dining and healthy food intake with your comments.
  3. medtran49

    Whats your oldest cookbook or cooking utensil?

    I have a cookbook my mother received as a new bride. It's at least 70 years old. It's close to 4 inches (10 cm) thick and has everything from how to sit a table to handling servants and tradespeople to building smoke houses and root cellars, besides recipes. I also have her bundt cake pan...
  4. flyinglentris

    Energy Saving Cooking Devices

    Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) for California electric power consumers provides a nice web site that allows paying bills and monitoring power usage. I did a comparison using the apartment's electric range and my NuWave portable cook top to see how power savings might stack up by using the...
  5. flyinglentris

    Wood Cooking Utensils

    What's the member opinion on wood kitchen utensil sets? Best wood? - bamboo? Does the wood absorb flavors or spices - especially peppers?
  6. J

    Hello from Nigeria

    Hello everyone am Juliet. Am new to the group, hope I have a place to keep my bag. I am from Nigeria with a great love for cooking. I think this place Will be a good place to meet people of the same mindset Am blessed to be here. Hello once More
  7. Shermie

    Sous Vide Cooking.

    Here's a vid that was posted for me to see. I'm new to this type of cooking, so I thought that I'd make a thread with it. Anyone wishing to post vids or stories about Sous Vide cooking, you can post them here. View:
  8. flyinglentris

    Galangal for Spice Island and Southeast Asian Cooking

    I got my galangal root today and am not ready to create what I will call Spice Island Mash and possibly a spice coulis - if there is such a thing.
  9. Windigo

    Wartime cooking

    Having a special interest in wartime cooking, centering around rationing and the second world war. I wondered if there are more members here who share my interest and/or have experimented with rationing before to see what it was like. I'm particularly interested in the British and American...
  10. Niftymagpie123

    Hello Cooking Bite Foodies community : )

    Hello fellow cooking & foodie lovers : ) I'm very happy to have found a very nice cooking & food loving community I just joined today very happy to have found you all : ) I'm from Cambridgeshire, England UK. I look fwd to posting & hanging out with y'all cheers : ) Kindest loving regards💗...
  11. T

    Research Survey for New Cooking Assistant Tablet: 'Sous-Chef PRO'

    Hi everyone, hope you're all well and safe. I am conducting some research to support a report I am writing about a new concept idea I have come up with for the world of cooking; 'Sous-Chef PRO'. The Sous-Chef PRO is a smart electronic tablet like device that is a cooking timer, recipe book...
  12. flyinglentris

    Various oils for cooking

    I got curious and did some searches to find out how many types of cooking oils exist... Oils can be used in a variety of ways and not all of them apply to frying. They may be used as Salad Oils for Dressing, Baking Oils and Marinade Oils, to touch the surface of the diversity of ways in which...
  13. The Late Night Gourmet

    When do you clean up your cooking debris?

    I recall one of my early cooking adventures when I made cookies. I was so concerned with getting things right that I made quite a mess. When the cookies were done, I tried one, and was happy that it didn't taste terrible. I enjoyed my victory, but my heart sank at the mess I had created. There...
  14. PabloLerntKochen

    Hello cooking bites

    Hello, my name is Pablo and I'm from Germany. Right now I'm learning how to cook like a professional in a french restaurant and here I want to learn more about english communication. Stay healthy. PS: the last forum kicked me out after two days, because of blog spamming and I don't know what I...
  15. flyinglentris

    What did you learn about cooking today?

    Given the same interest in cooking as so many other members on CookingBites, I decided to start this thread to allow members to present and discuss what they have learned (that is new to them) about cooking.
  16. V

    Anyone try cooking a Bresse Chicken?

    Hello! For Christmas Day, I bought a frozen 1.5kg Bresse Chicken which I've never tried before, expecting great things. I brined it overnight, then did a French-style Poulet Roti (lemon/garlic/herb stuffing). I wonder if anyone else on CB has tried this chicken? To be honest, it was ok...
  17. Morning Glory

    Your weakest area(s) of cooking expertise

    My weak spot is meat. For a long time youngest grown up daughter (vegetarian) and youngest grown up son (vegan at the time) lived here. I used to be vegetarian and still tend to prefer to eat mainly vegetarian with very little meat. So, my experience cooking meat is limited. I can do steaks but...
  18. flyinglentris

    Cooking in The Ground

    In some cultures, lacking ovens or not ever having built stone ovens or used flat heated rocks, etc., wrapping food in leaves or fronds and burying them in a fire's heated ash bed worked to get food cooked. The Hawaiian and Polynesian peoples are known to have done this using Banana leaves...
  19. Mountain Cat

    Cleaning Squid - Prepping for Cooking

    The squid I purchased for the previous stuffed squid recipe was already partially cleaned. (The ink sac had been removed, as well as some of the cartilage; and the purple-ish "skin" on the outside of the tube portion of the squid had been peeled off - which is totally unnecessary but some folk...
  20. Mountain Cat

    Anyone ever take cooking classes?

    If so, what did you take? For me, I have taken two formal cooking classes, both were a few hours long over a two day weekend, and we got to eat what we made afterwards. (The Silo, New Milford, CT, USA) I took a Greek class, and I wish I could remember the instructor's name. Cooking egg and...
Top Bottom