ChefTalk.com - Cooking Discussions - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:45:14 +0000Cake Shape changes stability?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91081/cake-shape-changes-stability "Any comments on how cake Shape affects structural stability?   For a group that had..."threadTue, 06 Dec 2016 05:09:14 +0000theatermanTue, 06 Dec 2016 05:09:14 +0000#1369317Sausage. Types and Techniques http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91069/sausage-types-and-techniques "I am finally getting to making my own sausage. I have done it commercially many times..."threadSun, 04 Dec 2016 22:53:17 +0000PlanethoffSun, 04 Dec 2016 22:53:17 +0000#1369022Sloppy Joe helphttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91067/sloppy-joe-help "So I'm making sloppy joes tonight.  I admit to you here and now that I have not eaten a..."threadSun, 04 Dec 2016 13:20:07 +0000KoukouvagiaSun, 04 Dec 2016 13:20:07 +0000#1368923What can I make as a bright red base?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91062/what-can-i-make-as-a-bright-red-base "Im looking for ideas for a red base on a dish to serve a French chef (school) for my..."threadSat, 03 Dec 2016 20:35:23 +0000torchskitchenSat, 03 Dec 2016 20:35:23 +0000#1368831December Cooking Challenge: Custardhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91052/december-cooking-challenge-custard "I love this topic. Get 5 people who cook in a room together and bring up the subject..."threadFri, 02 Dec 2016 19:49:17 +0000PeachcreekFri, 02 Dec 2016 19:49:17 +0000#1368666British raised pork pies - typical dimensions?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91051/british-raised-pork-pies-typical-dimensions "Raised pork pies, AKA Melton..."threadFri, 02 Dec 2016 19:08:50 +0000BrianShawFri, 02 Dec 2016 19:08:50 +0000#1368648Aromatics for the dining roomhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91043/aromatics-for-the-dining-room "I'm the executive chef at an upscale independent living community for seniors. Next..."threadThu, 01 Dec 2016 16:56:57 +0000ShiChangChuThu, 01 Dec 2016 16:56:57 +0000#1368473Am I nuts? Stock inquiryhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91041/am-i-nuts-stock-inquiry "I started making my own beef stock some time back. Very happy I did. I fill up a bunch..."threadThu, 01 Dec 2016 06:53:52 +0000riffwraithThu, 01 Dec 2016 06:53:52 +0000#1368431Gelatin question?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91016/gelatin-question "This may be a duh question. But Ive been toying with recipes that require gelatin. One..."threadMon, 28 Nov 2016 01:14:48 +0000ToffeeMon, 28 Nov 2016 01:14:48 +0000#1367888Curing Salthttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91007/curing-salt "Hello, I recently ordered some curing salt, or pink salt from my butcher. He assured me..."threadSat, 26 Nov 2016 21:28:08 +0000Luis de VenceSat, 26 Nov 2016 21:28:08 +0000#1367621What Do You Think Is Your Bigging Improvement In Cooking/Baking In 2016?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91005/what-do-you-think-is-your-bigging-improvement-in-cooking-baking-in-2016 "For me it was working on my gluten free and vegan baking. This year I had a large..."threadSat, 26 Nov 2016 17:58:32 +0000PeachcreekSat, 26 Nov 2016 17:58:32 +0000#1367594Soup-hiding taste of kidney beanshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91001/soup-hiding-taste-of-kidney-beans "I am a beginner cook and make a vegetarian minestrone soup in a crockpot-beans, diced..."threadSat, 26 Nov 2016 03:41:43 +0000musiclvr56Sat, 26 Nov 2016 03:41:43 +0000#1367465How to salvage pastry?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90999/how-to-salvage-pastry "I thought I was ahead of the game making my pie crusts the day before Thanksgiving only..."threadFri, 25 Nov 2016 21:58:20 +0000KoukouvagiaFri, 25 Nov 2016 21:58:20 +0000#1367432Refrigerating macaronshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90996/refrigerating-macarons "Why does macarons need refrigeration?  The macarons are baked.  Is it because of the..."threadFri, 25 Nov 2016 04:08:15 +0000MaripFri, 25 Nov 2016 04:08:15 +0000#1367318mixing thick cookie doughhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90995/mixing-thick-cookie-dough "When mixing thick cookie dough using the paddle my stand mixer has a hard time doing..."threadFri, 25 Nov 2016 03:57:30 +0000MaripFri, 25 Nov 2016 03:57:30 +0000#1367317Salt cod / Baccalahttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90993/salt-cod-baccala "Don't have allot of experience cooking it , do love to eat it .   Got lucky, and..."threadFri, 25 Nov 2016 02:26:29 +0000surfcastFri, 25 Nov 2016 02:26:29 +0000#1367313Silverware quality and the "taste" of foodhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90992/silverware-quality-and-the-taste-of-food "One of my pet peeves when eating out is cheap silverware... especially when it has..."threadThu, 24 Nov 2016 20:00:21 +0000BrianShawThu, 24 Nov 2016 20:00:21 +0000#1367250Looking for ideas: Roast Duck. How? and what do I serve it with? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90986/looking-for-ideas-roast-duck-how-and-what-do-i-serve-it-with "Pardon me for thinking aloud amidst you guys so you can help foster my inspiration. Ok..."threadWed, 23 Nov 2016 21:47:21 +0000French FriesWed, 23 Nov 2016 21:47:21 +0000#1367072Preserved lemons guidelineshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90982/preserved-lemons-guidelines "     I am working on my first batch of preserved lemons. I didn't get an answer after..."threadWed, 23 Nov 2016 16:30:46 +0000chefwriterWed, 23 Nov 2016 16:30:46 +0000#1367031What are you prepping today!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90981/what-are-you-prepping-today "I know we're all busy today!  I like to be prepared for a holiday and prep as much as I..."threadWed, 23 Nov 2016 16:02:01 +0000KoukouvagiaWed, 23 Nov 2016 16:02:01 +0000#1367025Melt in your mouth beef shanks: possible? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90949/melt-in-your-mouth-beef-shanks-possible "I wanted to braise some beef and got beef shanks. They've been simmering for over an..."threadSun, 20 Nov 2016 23:48:45 +0000French FriesSun, 20 Nov 2016 23:48:45 +0000#1366429Pantry challenge (what to make for dinner?)http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90948/pantry-challenge-what-to-make-for-dinner "I've been clearing the fridge and pantries in anticipation of Thanksgiving shopping.  I..."threadSun, 20 Nov 2016 19:32:19 +0000KoukouvagiaSun, 20 Nov 2016 19:32:19 +0000#1366385The birth of flavor....http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90932/the-birth-of-flavor "... to me this is the best time. The beginning. The first few ingredients that are..."threadFri, 18 Nov 2016 01:13:54 +0000French FriesFri, 18 Nov 2016 01:13:54 +0000#1365994Pickled turnips time!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90923/pickled-turnips-time "Pickled some turnips (with a beet for color), these go SO fast in my house! My kids..."threadWed, 16 Nov 2016 19:15:16 +0000French FriesWed, 16 Nov 2016 19:15:16 +0000#1365701Food Blogs and Websites. http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90922/food-blogs-and-websites "What other food forums or blogs do you guys visit or frequent?    Any other..."threadWed, 16 Nov 2016 18:32:30 +0000jake t budsWed, 16 Nov 2016 18:32:30 +0000#1365682Mud Pie Helphttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90920/mud-pie-help "I am thinking to make some Mud Pies for the holiday . Want to make an OREO cookie..."threadWed, 16 Nov 2016 16:22:34 +0000berndyWed, 16 Nov 2016 16:22:34 +0000#1365673Coffee!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90917/coffee "So, I guess this isn't really about food, but I seem to get different results every..."threadWed, 16 Nov 2016 12:09:44 +0000kuanWed, 16 Nov 2016 12:09:44 +0000#1365626cooking pasta. inhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90914/cooking-pasta-in "Has anyone ever cook pasta in the sauce. Today made spaghetti so added sone extra water..."threadTue, 15 Nov 2016 18:20:38 +0000DaggerTue, 15 Nov 2016 18:20:38 +0000#1365516Thanksgiving Menu ideashttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90913/thanksgiving-menu-ideas "Anybody wanna share some Thanksgiving menu inspiration? "threadTue, 15 Nov 2016 18:20:20 +0000Chef ClaireTue, 15 Nov 2016 18:20:20 +0000#1365515wine pairing for smoked turkey?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90912/wine-pairing-for-smoked-turkey "Hi everyone,   I'm smoking two turkeys for thanksgiving and I'm looking for wine..."threadTue, 15 Nov 2016 17:40:28 +0000MillionsKnivesTue, 15 Nov 2016 17:40:28 +0000#1365501Evaporated milk http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90909/evaporated-milk "My father like this in his coffee but can it be used instead of milk"threadTue, 15 Nov 2016 13:27:47 +0000DaggerTue, 15 Nov 2016 13:27:47 +0000#1365436Trying to identify something I ate at a Japanese restaurant in Tokyohttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90907/trying-to-identify-something-i-ate-at-a-japanese-restaurant-in-tokyo "I was near the azabu juban area of Tokyo, and I had an Omakase menu at the counter. One..."threadTue, 15 Nov 2016 11:30:36 +0000Matt RouxTue, 15 Nov 2016 11:30:36 +0000#1365423If only I had the money...http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90903/if-only-i-had-the-money "Over a hundred bucks a pound.  I'd have to round up a few people.  Quite a few.   "threadMon, 14 Nov 2016 23:12:52 +0000kuanMon, 14 Nov 2016 23:12:52 +0000#1365352Sour Cream in Pie Doughhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90891/sour-cream-in-pie-dough "So I was baking some butter tart(lettes) the other day for Christmas.  I have a..."threadSun, 13 Nov 2016 17:40:12 +0000chefbrianSun, 13 Nov 2016 17:40:12 +0000#1364795Competition entryhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90890/competition-entry "Hey guys just thought I'd post this here to ask what you all think and if you have any..."threadSun, 13 Nov 2016 12:39:45 +0000sephSun, 13 Nov 2016 12:39:45 +0000#1364713Gipfeli Variationshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90883/gipfeli-variations "I'm hoping for some baking wisdom here.  I've been testing croissant variations for..."threadSat, 12 Nov 2016 19:49:42 +0000wedwardSat, 12 Nov 2016 19:49:42 +0000#1364593omelette questionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90879/omelette-question "Can I put smoked salmon and mozzarella in an omelette?  Would that be a no no? "threadSat, 12 Nov 2016 16:03:10 +0000KoukouvagiaSat, 12 Nov 2016 16:03:10 +0000#1364465Possible entry into sous vide?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90870/possible-entry-into-sous-vide "<a href="http://www.hamiltonbeach.com/all-slow-cookers-hamilton-beach-professional-6-quart-sous-" target="_blank">http://www.hamiltonbeach.com/all-slow-cookers-hamilton-beach-professional-6-quart-sous-</a>..."threadFri, 11 Nov 2016 04:35:38 +0000teamfatFri, 11 Nov 2016 04:35:38 +0000#1364268Culinary Kryptonitehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90869/culinary-kryptonite "What is it that is really good for your taste buds, something you can't buy too often..."threadFri, 11 Nov 2016 02:57:05 +0000OregonYetiFri, 11 Nov 2016 02:57:05 +0000#1364261Would you ever use a non-drinkable wine for cooking?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90857/would-you-ever-use-a-non-drinkable-wine-for-cooking "Would you ever use a non-drinkable wine for cooking?  IE to make a pan sauce.   I was..."threadWed, 09 Nov 2016 21:46:48 +0000abefromanWed, 09 Nov 2016 21:46:48 +0000#1364037I give you... the Phởrrito!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90846/i-give-you-the-ph-rrito "After the Korean short ribs tacos, someone just came up with ... Burrito + Phở =..."threadTue, 08 Nov 2016 23:59:28 +0000French FriesTue, 08 Nov 2016 23:59:28 +0000#1363881Do you use a lower temp when baking/roasting using the convection bake setting?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90845/do-you-use-a-lower-temp-when-baking-roasting-using-the-convection-bake-setting "Do you use a lower temp when baking/roasting using the convection bake setting (as..."threadTue, 08 Nov 2016 19:58:28 +0000abefromanTue, 08 Nov 2016 19:58:28 +0000#1363843Any brands/sources of preserved truffles anyone is happy with?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90839/any-brands-sources-of-preserved-truffles-anyone-is-happy-with "Not looking for oils, salts or butters.  Just a source of some canned or jarred..."threadTue, 08 Nov 2016 14:13:00 +0000rpooleyTue, 08 Nov 2016 14:13:00 +0000#1363767turkey talk - flash fryinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90833/turkey-talk-flash-frying "I am going to be on a bit of a schedule this thanksgiving with picking up relatives and..."threadMon, 07 Nov 2016 17:50:09 +0000MillionsKnivesMon, 07 Nov 2016 17:50:09 +0000#1363635Banana as a leavening agent?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90815/banana-as-a-leavening-agent "Mrs. Hank is making a bar cookie recipe (below) and a variation is to add banana and..."threadSat, 05 Nov 2016 18:27:06 +0000HankSat, 05 Nov 2016 18:27:06 +0000#1363315Are you a good cook?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90813/are-you-a-good-cook "I'm a little baffled by this question or any form of it. In often asked this and I..."threadFri, 04 Nov 2016 19:03:49 +0000KoukouvagiaFri, 04 Nov 2016 19:03:49 +0000#1363201November 2016 Cooking Challenge: Leftovershttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90804/november-2016-cooking-challenge-leftovers "So, in the month of November, we have the Thanksgiving holiday, known not only for it's..."threadThu, 03 Nov 2016 11:27:34 +0000rpooleyThu, 03 Nov 2016 11:27:34 +0000#1362911Does anyone have good vegan recipes?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90803/does-anyone-have-good-vegan-recipes "I suddenly have friends in town kind of last minute and I need a couple good vegan..."threadThu, 03 Nov 2016 06:25:54 +0000ams21Thu, 03 Nov 2016 06:25:54 +0000#1362897pancakes. sticking http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90800/pancakes-sticking "Used. Hungry. Jack mix added 2 cups mix 1 cup milk .5 cup vanilla syrup flavoring...."threadWed, 02 Nov 2016 18:33:02 +0000DaggerWed, 02 Nov 2016 18:33:02 +0000#1362813Gordon Ramsay: F or C?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90794/gordon-ramsay-f-or-c "So, I am watching some of Gordon's vids on YT. He always gives the temp of the oven,..."threadWed, 02 Nov 2016 02:11:43 +0000riffwraithWed, 02 Nov 2016 02:11:43 +0000#1362713