1. TastyReuben

    White House State Dinner Menu

    The White House is hosting a state dinner for the Kenyan president. Here’s a quick look at the menu. Be sure to flip through the slideshow at the top to see the dishes: Here's what's cooking for the three-course state dinner at the White House honoring Kenya Would that menu tempt your...
  2. medtran49

    Recipe Cannelloni crepes

    From Jeff Smith, The Frugel Gourmet. I know there was a scandal associated with him, but he made international dishes friendly and accessible to Americans. While they weren't always authentic since he would substitute hard to find ingredients, nearly all of his recipes were good and at least...
  3. SandwichShortOfAPicnic

    Your Best Cook n Freeze Dinners and Lunches.

    Mr SSOAP is arriving in a weeks time and I have a lot to do this week so I want to cook something special but due to the kitchen here being minuscule, being busy this week and wanting to achieve the holy grail of lovely food AND a tidy kitchen I'm after those dishes that freeze and defrost...
  4. CraigC

    Delayed Birthday Dinner.

    My birthday was July 30th but didn't go out then. Tonight we will be going to one of our favorite places, "The Cook and The Cork". My biggest problem is deciding to have the Beef Short Rib or KFC (Korean Fried Chicken). They also make Dog Biscuits, which they are usually out of, so the pugs have...
  5. TastyReuben

    Recipe Cottage Ham Boiled Dinner

    Cottage Ham Boiled Dinner Serves 4-6 Ingredients 1-1/2 pound cottage ham* 1-1/2 pounds carrots, peeled and cut into large chunks 1-1/2 pounds small red potatoes, halved 1 small onion, quartered 1-1/2 pounds turnips, peeled and quartered 1/2 head large green cabbage, cut into four wedges, core...
  6. rascal

    Glazed ham for Easter, family dinner.

    It's prepped and in the oven, I will start it at 4 o clock. I'm also doing a salad, kids are bringing stuff as well. We have this every year at Easter and new year. The fat is checkered but you won't see it until it starts cooking. I big hit here later tonight. Russ
  7. 2020 Thanks Giving Day Dinner

    2020 Thanks Giving Day Dinner

    2020 Thanks Giving Day Dinner
  8. rascal

    Dinner club Xmas dinner

    For anyone that doesn't know I'm part of a group that formed 10 years ago, after the earthquakes small businesses were finding it hard to,survive so we as a group formed dinner club, first Wednesday every month with everyone getting a pick around their birthday. But December we push the boat out...
  9. Windigo

    The wrong and ( too) early Christmas exitement thread

    This is not a thread for those who loathe Christmas, But for elves, reindeer, santas, fairy folk and happy fellas For those who start early in the year Decorating their tree and spreading Christmas cheer What are you putting on the menu What are you going to do? Okay, this may be a...
  10. Windigo

    Hospital food

    I hope you never were unfortunate enough to stay in hospital, but if you had to.. How was the food? In the hospital where I stayed 10 times, the food was awful. Most of it was dry boiled potatoes with unidentifiable meat and dead cooked veggies. When I had pulmonary embolisms they served me...
  11. rascal

    Dinner club

    As some of you know we go to dinner club first Wednesday of the month. Being December we normally go a bit up market. We went to tutto bene, an Italian place. Two things came up, I ordered the lasagne. One of our friends asked why I ordered that when they know I make it. The answer simple, I...
  12. rascal

    Shepherds pie for dinner

    So we had roast lamb last night, I had a sammy earlier and making a pie for later, pics to follow. Lamb,onions,carrots, parsnip tomato sauce and Worcester sauce. Topped with creamy cheesy mash spud. I grew up with this food, I still remember turning the steel grinder. Russ
  13. C

    What time do you like to eat dinner?

    I like to eat dinner around 6:PM. It's 6:32 PM. The pork chops aren't on yet. How about you?
  14. TodayInTheKitchen

    Ever had to cook dinner in someone else's kitchen?

    Recently, I have been invited to several friends houses to cook them dinner. I have been "wowing" them with en papillote recipes I learned from CookingBites. However, I notice some differences in my cooking style when I am cooking in a foreign kitchen. Any funny stories? Like the time I had to...
  15. rascal

    Are you in a dinner club?

    about 8 years ago we had some big earthquakes here destroying a lot of buildings. A group of us were having a drink and wondered how we could help the wee restaurant people. We decided to go,out to a small restaurant on the outskirts of town or in town where businesses were struggling. There's...
  16. Lullabelle

    Charging family and friends for Christmas dinner

    I have been reading on the BBC website about people charging family and friends for Christmas dinner. It appears to have sparked quite a debate. Hosting dinner can be very expensive so to a point I appreciate where the idea comes from but charging seems extreme. On December 27th my husband's...
  17. K

    No More Leftovers - Build A Better TV Dinner

    What would you put in your "TV" Dinner? I hate leftovers! Sometimes I cook too much, and dislike eating the same meal a few days in a row, or having food sit in the fridge for a few days.. I've been toying with the idea of getting a set of divider plates that go from freezer to microwave, and...
  18. GadgetGuy

    Recipe Kitchenaid Pull-apart Dinner Rolls.

    Came across this recipe a few weeks ago. I wanted to try it & was successful today! They're about to go in the oven! Yesterday I tried it, but the dough just wouldn't rise!! I had to throw it out & do it again. Ingredients; 1 cup warm water 2-1/2 teaspoons yeast (1 packet) 1/8 cup sugar (I...
  19. detroitdad

    Hosting a 16 Person Dinner

    Next month, SEP 7th to be precise I'm hosting a 16 player dinner/poker party (the poker will actually go for two days lol). I've decided that I'm serving Taco's. I'm off on the 7th and will be able to get all the prep work done ahead of time. I'm going to keep a running list of ingredients in...
  20. M

    Fast dinner

    I am looking for recipes for a quick, easy and delicious dinner. Sometimes after work, I need to cook dinner quickly and I am looking for inspiration. You can write the recipe or cookbook you use. Mod note: please remember to post links to recipes here rather than actual recipes themselves.
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