ChefTalk.com - Food & Cooking - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Wed, 31 Aug 2016 23:27:18 +0000struggling to find creative inspiration without ripping off other peoples recipes!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90329/struggling-to-find-creative-inspiration-without-ripping-off-other-peoples-recipes "hi guys, so lately my chef has stepped away, wants me to run his two rosette..."threadWed, 31 Aug 2016 18:02:58 +0000priceyWed, 31 Aug 2016 18:02:58 +0000#1352268condensed milk & curdlinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90326/condensed-milk-curdling "Hi, I have a recipe for mayonnaise, that I suspect is from wartime. It has only..."threadWed, 31 Aug 2016 07:33:21 +0000QlderJWed, 31 Aug 2016 07:33:21 +0000#1352190To mop or not to mop?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90287/to-mop-or-not-to-mop "We're making ribs and we can't decide if we want to mop them or not.  I've got them..."threadSat, 27 Aug 2016 19:35:35 +0000KoukouvagiaSat, 27 Aug 2016 19:35:35 +0000#1351557Indoor Herb Garden http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90284/indoor-herb-garden "I live in a very dark apartment, and I'd like to start growing herbs under a light...."threadSat, 27 Aug 2016 13:18:43 +0000ChrisLehrerSat, 27 Aug 2016 13:18:43 +0000#1351403How Long Will A Compund Butter Last? - Garlic Butterhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90283/how-long-will-a-compund-butter-last-garlic-butter "How long does it keep? Store bought is all soy oil and margarine, I want mine to be..."threadSat, 27 Aug 2016 13:15:11 +0000DaggerSat, 27 Aug 2016 13:15:11 +0000#1351402It's that time of year again http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90278/its-that-time-of-year-again "Everything but olive oil, pepperoncino and salt is from the garden.  Tomatoes, garlic,..."threadSat, 27 Aug 2016 03:26:27 +0000Mike9Sat, 27 Aug 2016 03:26:27 +0000#1351359Challenges with Pan Seared Chicken Breasthttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90273/challenges-with-pan-seared-chicken-breast "Greetings all,   I'm curious of everybody's take on what has over time, become my..."threadFri, 26 Aug 2016 18:36:29 +0000NauticusFri, 26 Aug 2016 18:36:29 +0000#1351263Herbs?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90269/herbs "Been away a long time. I was looking for advice about a tabletop herb garden with..."threadFri, 26 Aug 2016 02:48:18 +0000ChrisLehrerFri, 26 Aug 2016 02:48:18 +0000#1351189How to best handle some leftover grilled chickenhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90256/how-to-best-handle-some-leftover-grilled-chicken "I marinated a chicken, cut into pieces, in lemon, lime, and mexican spices and grilled..."threadThu, 25 Aug 2016 01:18:02 +0000HankThu, 25 Aug 2016 01:18:02 +0000#1351001Thawing frozen blackcurrant puree... to make sorbet? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90252/thawing-frozen-blackcurrant-puree-to-make-sorbet "I was given Sicoly frozen blackcurrant puree (Ingredients: blackcurrant, granulated..."threadWed, 24 Aug 2016 03:09:06 +0000French FriesWed, 24 Aug 2016 03:09:06 +0000#1350885Chocolate-Orange Sorbethttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90246/chocolate-orange-sorbet "For a dessert at a dinner party last week we made warm cinnamon-sugar churros served..."threadTue, 23 Aug 2016 01:32:01 +0000JonKTue, 23 Aug 2016 01:32:01 +0000#1350760About.. Vinaigretteshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90240/about-vinaigrettes "So the ratio is 3 parts fat to 1 part acid.   That's what I started the day with....."threadMon, 22 Aug 2016 04:09:54 +0000eastshoresMon, 22 Aug 2016 04:09:54 +0000#1350617Light and Airy Italian Cheesecake Recipe Help!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90225/light-and-airy-italian-cheesecake-recipe-help "Alright ladies and gents.  I need all of your minds rolled into this one.  I am..."threadFri, 19 Aug 2016 06:49:46 +0000TheCookSaigiumFri, 19 Aug 2016 06:49:46 +0000#1350071Can you freeze open canned meathttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90223/can-you-freeze-open-canned-meat "If I opened, drained, and used some meat from, say, a can of turkey meat, can I store..."threadFri, 19 Aug 2016 01:30:33 +0000G1gIFri, 19 Aug 2016 01:30:33 +0000#1350060Alternatives to alcohol for curing fresh raw salmon for sashimihttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90205/alternatives-to-alcohol-for-curing-fresh-raw-salmon-for-sashimi "I am looking for alternatives to sake/mirin for curing fresh raw salmon for..."threadWed, 17 Aug 2016 00:47:28 +0000Simon LiWed, 17 Aug 2016 00:47:28 +0000#1349705Ideas for chili peppershttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90182/ideas-for-chili-peppers "My chili plant has gone absolutely crazy this year. It's a Madam Janet pepper, also..."threadSun, 14 Aug 2016 09:08:11 +0000butzySun, 14 Aug 2016 09:08:11 +0000#1349149You're all fired!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90173/youre-all-fired "Worlds first robotic..."threadFri, 12 Aug 2016 22:40:11 +0000HalBFri, 12 Aug 2016 22:40:11 +0000#1348922Can't get dressing to stick to saladhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90172/cant-get-dressing-to-stick-to-salad "I often make Thai Cabbage salad, it's kind of an Asian cole slaw: mainly finely sliced..."threadFri, 12 Aug 2016 21:50:55 +0000French FriesFri, 12 Aug 2016 21:50:55 +0000#1348921Dried crispy fish skin http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90157/dried-crispy-fish-skin "I want to dry the fish skin in the oven to make a crispy skin of the fish. Do I need to..."threadWed, 10 Aug 2016 15:55:22 +0000ChefsPassionWed, 10 Aug 2016 15:55:22 +0000#1348588Nattohttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90155/natto "Anybody using natto and what are you doing with it? "threadWed, 10 Aug 2016 03:46:45 +0000cheflayneWed, 10 Aug 2016 03:46:45 +0000#1348538How steam cooking in a regular ovenhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90143/how-steam-cooking-in-a-regular-oven "Procedure:   I dont have a steam oven so how could this be done? Is it because you..."threadMon, 08 Aug 2016 21:24:48 +0000ChefsPassionMon, 08 Aug 2016 21:24:48 +0000#1348291Corn flour in Chinese cookinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90125/corn-flour-in-chinese-cooking "So I have been using actual corn flour (not masa, corn meal or corn starch) as a..."threadSat, 06 Aug 2016 17:16:07 +0000marcoleavittSat, 06 Aug 2016 17:16:07 +0000#1347967Long time between sous vide and sear/serve?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90112/long-time-between-sous-vide-and-sear-serve "Hi guys,   Usually, I sear a steak minutes after it comes out of the bath.   So I..."threadWed, 03 Aug 2016 23:37:59 +0000RookieTWed, 03 Aug 2016 23:37:59 +0000#1347551Room temperature meat's bacteria double every fifteen minutes.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90104/room-temperature-meats-bacteria-double-every-fifteen-minutes "Does anyone think that pouring 100 proof liquor over all sides will slow this down? I'm..."threadTue, 02 Aug 2016 16:52:49 +0000NavregorTue, 02 Aug 2016 16:52:49 +0000#1347345Slow Cook Masa Harinahttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90103/slow-cook-masa-harina "There are several different ways of preparing masa harina.  I'm looking at preparing a..."threadTue, 02 Aug 2016 14:49:41 +0000ericbowlesTue, 02 Aug 2016 14:49:41 +0000#1347314August 2016 Cooking Challenge: Casseroles http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90101/august-2016-cooking-challenge-casseroles "We have all made and eaten a casserole a time or two. We take them to potlucks, church..."threadMon, 01 Aug 2016 17:25:15 +0000chefbubaMon, 01 Aug 2016 17:25:15 +0000#1347213Crepe problems!! Please help.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90098/crepe-problems-please-help "Hi I have used an electric krampouz various times with no problem, in order to operate..."threadMon, 01 Aug 2016 10:13:46 +0000frostyMon, 01 Aug 2016 10:13:46 +0000#1347168I can't figure out how to make octopus tender and no more chewy than Mozzerella cheese.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90091/i-cant-figure-out-how-to-make-octopus-tender-and-no-more-chewy-than-mozzerella-cheese "I don't know the species I've caught. But they are ambush hunters, dashing out of their..."threadSun, 31 Jul 2016 20:48:37 +0000NavregorSun, 31 Jul 2016 20:48:37 +0000#1347047What's a good way to prepare string beans to eat with bbq?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90090/whats-a-good-way-to-prepare-string-beans-to-eat-with-bbq "What's a good way to prepare string beans to eat with bbq? "threadSun, 31 Jul 2016 18:25:25 +0000abefromanSun, 31 Jul 2016 18:25:25 +0000#1347037What is a good Zaatar to Sumac ratio?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90082/what-is-a-good-zaatar-to-sumac-ratio "What is a good Zaatar to Sumac ratio?   And what are your favorite things to put it on? "threadSat, 30 Jul 2016 15:13:56 +0000abefromanSat, 30 Jul 2016 15:13:56 +0000#1346804Is wild corn safe to eat?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90068/is-wild-corn-safe-to-eat "I left out a few corn cobs for squirrels that I got at a bird seed store, and the..."threadThu, 28 Jul 2016 16:19:11 +0000abefromanThu, 28 Jul 2016 16:19:11 +0000#1346527Layering Lasagnahttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90066/layering-lasagna "When layering lasagna how many layers  and how many noodles do you lay across the pan? ..."threadWed, 27 Jul 2016 22:41:06 +0000MaripWed, 27 Jul 2016 22:41:06 +0000#1346455Best dry white wine for cooking?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90058/best-dry-white-wine-for-cooking "I was curious what is everyone's preferred "Dry" white wine when cooking. Not just..."threadTue, 26 Jul 2016 19:11:22 +0000NickoTue, 26 Jul 2016 19:11:22 +0000#1346224Can I substitute ground ginger for fresh?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90051/can-i-substitute-ground-ginger-for-fresh "I'm out of fresh so what do you guys thing?  Ground seems a whole lot different to me..."threadMon, 25 Jul 2016 21:00:06 +0000HankMon, 25 Jul 2016 21:00:06 +0000#1345966Economic & inspiring lunch ideas for teenageshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90045/economic-inspiring-lunch-ideas-for-teenages "I have volunteered to support my local school's cafeteria.  I have some knowledge of..."threadSun, 24 Jul 2016 18:47:07 +0000HappyHelenSun, 24 Jul 2016 18:47:07 +0000#1345720Question about chicken wingshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90043/question-about-chicken-wings "Hello.I work in a kitchen that sells about 12 cases of chicken wings a week..The km par..."threadSun, 24 Jul 2016 15:44:59 +0000cupofryceSun, 24 Jul 2016 15:44:59 +0000#1345713Herb Identificationhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90037/herb-identification "Hi everyone.  A little help please.  I got a herb basket for my birthday and I need a..."threadSat, 23 Jul 2016 16:34:15 +0000chickenwingsSat, 23 Jul 2016 16:34:15 +0000#1345538Can Whey be used in place of buttermilk?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90032/can-whey-be-used-in-place-of-buttermilk "I know whey made from yogurt is acidic and it can be used in place of buttermilk. But..."threadFri, 22 Jul 2016 18:09:43 +0000SylviaMFri, 22 Jul 2016 18:09:43 +0000#1345354Some real bargains right now..http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90031/some-real-bargains-right-now "I just picked up about $400 worth of hotel pans for $133. I compared the 6 inch 1/6th..."threadFri, 22 Jul 2016 13:45:39 +0000eastshoresFri, 22 Jul 2016 13:45:39 +0000#1345313Ribshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90015/ribs "How long can I smoke ribs without worrying about them drying out? Is 12-16 hours okay?"threadThu, 21 Jul 2016 06:31:59 +0000PaucaterroremThu, 21 Jul 2016 06:31:59 +0000#1345041cookinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90009/cooking "What is the difference between cooking and baking?   Does anyone cook yam slices in..."threadWed, 20 Jul 2016 22:07:20 +0000apronWed, 20 Jul 2016 22:07:20 +0000#1344924Concept Comparison http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90003/concept-comparison "I have 2 ideas for different concepts, i am trying to make a new menu and i currently..."threadWed, 20 Jul 2016 13:22:41 +0000Mal TensaiWed, 20 Jul 2016 13:22:41 +0000#1344820Food Inkhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89994/food-ink "Found this interesting. Thought I'd share.      <a href="http://foodink.io/" target="_blank">http://foodink.io/</a>"threadTue, 19 Jul 2016 15:02:43 +0000jake t budsTue, 19 Jul 2016 15:02:43 +0000#1344590My lemongrass tastes like hayhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89986/my-lemongrass-tastes-like-hay "My lemongrass was overgrown and had a lot of dried leaves so I cut all the leaves and..."threadMon, 18 Jul 2016 17:05:08 +0000French FriesMon, 18 Jul 2016 17:05:08 +0000#1344367lemon sconeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89978/lemon-scones "made some superb lemon scones this evening with self raising flour, milk, and farmhouse..."threadSun, 17 Jul 2016 21:54:17 +0000apronSun, 17 Jul 2016 21:54:17 +0000#1344101Sushi rice and vinegarhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89977/sushi-rice-and-vinegar "Hi, hopefully this is the right part of the forum for this kind of question. I just..."threadSun, 17 Jul 2016 17:40:28 +0000TotteSun, 17 Jul 2016 17:40:28 +0000#1344020WHOOPEE!! Just scored a small box of fresh Morelshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89956/whoopee-just-scored-a-small-box-of-fresh-morels "Local Farmers Market had them for only $10 for a small box; just about 1/4 pound, so a..."threadThu, 14 Jul 2016 20:53:38 +0000MikeLMThu, 14 Jul 2016 20:53:38 +0000#1343427Jojoba oil for cutting boards?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89944/jojoba-oil-for-cutting-boards "I've been reading around the forum trying to find an alternative to mineral oil for..."threadWed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:24 +0000manmachineWed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:24 +0000#1343100Pork Shoulder cooking time http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89943/pork-shoulder-cooking-time "Tonight I am making BBQ pork steam buns. The recipe calls for 1 1/2 inch thick pork..."threadTue, 12 Jul 2016 22:52:50 +0000freshbakedTue, 12 Jul 2016 22:52:50 +0000#1343089Trying to find the right time for a 3 1/2 lb pork roast to make pulled pork sandwiches.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89942/trying-to-find-the-right-time-for-a-3-1-2-lb-pork-roast-to-make-pulled-pork-sandwiches "Okay here's the deal, I've scoured the internet for recipes and the consensus I got was..."threadTue, 12 Jul 2016 20:54:37 +0000hellno187Tue, 12 Jul 2016 20:54:37 +0000#1343074