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  1. lastmanstanding

    A question to those who have websites

    Does anyone like to tell me their hosting experience? Value for money, down times, and customer support etc.? I'm trying to decide on a new hosting provider for a friend. Still undecided. Every service has some downside. :roflmao: May be my expectations are too high. lol.
  2. flyinglentris

    Question: How Much Water?

    Question: Being lost in the desert or adrift at sea in a raft, you have food in the form of a sealed box containing vegetables, but your water was lost. Which vegetables would you want in that sealed box?
  3. Dive Bar Casanova

    At the animal feed store: Dog Question ????

    The animal feed store encourages us to bring the dog then all the contraband is on the lower shelves encouraging the dogs to shop lift. But my question is: Is it ok to let them chew on those dried pigs ears they sell? Wife absolutely is against it but hell, I’d give the dog a dirty martini...
  4. Dive Bar Casanova

    Lobster Bisque question:

    I was able to get legitimate Cold Water Lobster Claw meat from COSTCO and made a fantastic Lobster Bisque. Trouble was it did not smell appetizing. Really smelled fishy. Overly. Way outta line. Now I always heard "if you can smell seafood before you cook it then don't eat it." The Lobster was...
  5. pocofan

    Quick question

    Baked chicken breasts last night. Chicken was fresh, no odors. Baked it and it was cooked fine. But the meat was tough. Didn’t overcook it. Talking with a friend today and he recently had the same issue. Anybody else run into that.
  6. mjd

    Ginseng Extract substitution

    Hi all, I absolutely love green tea and wanted to make it at home. The recipe calls for 1/4 tsp of ginseng extract (liquid). I'm not sure if I can post the recipe but you can find it if you type "Copycat Arizona Green Tea with Honey and Ginseng" in Google. Can I substitute ginseng extract in...
  7. Matilda

    Whole Brisket question

    After the fun I had with trying a brisket in a slow cooker, I'm ready to try a whole brisket either in the oven or an electric roaster. But I might have a problem. The slow cooker brisket was cut in 2 pieces. A Point and a Flat. The Point was 4" thick and took about 10 hrs to cook. The Flat was...
  8. CraigC

    Garlic Question?

    When a recipe calls for garlic to be sauteed with onions, bell peppers, etc., do you add it when the other vegetables are added or do you wait until the other vegetables are softened? Personally, I wait until the other vegetables are soft, then add the garlic until fragrant, before proceeding...
  9. johnbrosnan2005

    Oat milk blender question

    Hi. My question is a pretty simple one. I have the Nutra Bullet 900 series blender. I use it primarily for making oat milk, coffee blends in the morning, and fruit and veg smoothies. It works wonderfully for making oat milk which is my primary use. I bought a larger blender — the Ninja...
  10. rascal

    A chilly question of a murican?

    I caught the end of a programme on tv a couple of nights ago, they were picking round red chillies, I've never seen or heard of them, called chill........ Something like chillteners??? Grown in the dessert, I should have written the word down, supposed to be 10 times hotter than jalopenos?? I...
  11. indianwells

    Roast Potatoes Question.

    No, not how to cook them but why are they not popular in the US? I have visited the US on more than 30 occasions but in all the restaurants I have been to I have yet to find them on any menu. Just wonder if it's the places I have been to or are they not really liked?
  12. lovecookie

    If you were a dessert what would you be?

    I would def. be a mini cheesecake because I try to be healthy... but I fail and end up eating ten mini cheesecake :)
  13. F

    question to expert cooks about buffalo wings

    ok, the best single thing I've ever eaten in my lifetime was the buffalo wings at a now defunct restaurant called Paradise Alley in Harrisburg PA. These wings were free and I've gone many years trying to find wings like this to no avail. Let me describe. They were dry, had no sauce. When you...
  14. G

    KitchenAid Mixer question

    Hi all! I'm working on upping my baking game, and with that in mind I've picked up a stand mixer. Anyone have thoughts, preferences between the regular dough hook or spiral dough hook?
  15. detroitdad

    Saffron Question

    My question is this, could I just crush up that whole bag and leave it in powder form to scoop out measurements of what I need? Or would that somehow ruin the flavor of the saffron overtime?
  16. sidevalve

    Odd question about tea

    Been thinking about the various drinks that call themselves 'tea'. 'Tea' is not a process or a way of cooking it is a drink made from the tea plant just as coffee is a drink made from coffee beans. So why do we seem to call any drink involving hot water 'tea' ? If I ordered a van from a dealer...
  17. N

    Old cast iron wok - question

    Hi Folks, I just registered here. I'll do an "introduction" post, but wanted to get this question out there. I've always loved cooking with woks and have spent many years searching for the perfect one (I have several). I recently found a cast iron wok in a "junk store" and grabbed it. It's...
  18. creative

    Answer A Question With A Question

    This is a fun game (I found on another forum) where you just type a sentence responding to the previous post - the condition being that it must be in the form of a question. It can be very amusing i.e. let's keep it light hearted. :okay: (For example) - Have you noticed how some clothes no...
  19. Lullabelle

    Hypothetical question regarding retirement

    Now and again I watch the tv programme A Place In The Sun Summer Sun and this has raised a few questions and many conversations in our house regarding retirement. So out of curiosity I have decide to start this thread. Ok, you have retired, health is good and you have a sensible amount of money...
  20. SatNavSaysStraightOn

    Daft Question Time: Little Quirks

    OK - you have been warned. This is one of those little daft things. A quirk of my husband's and I am not kidding. He likes his cutlery drawer arranged in a certain manner. We have to have a cutlery tray in the drawer and the teaspoons must be at the front. After that, it has to be, from left...
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