ChefTalk.com - Cooking Discussions - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:13:46 +0000N2O Creamers and Espumashttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90506/n2o-creamers-and-espumas "I'm soon to close on a home that has a beautiful kitchen. I've never had a nice space..."threadSun, 25 Sep 2016 09:15:37 +0000eastshoresSun, 25 Sep 2016 09:15:37 +0000#1356138Please Help Me Understand Food Seasons http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90505/please-help-me-understand-food-seasons "Hi,   I'm a novice having trouble understanding this. I read lists of what's in..."threadSat, 24 Sep 2016 21:32:30 +0000mrdecoy1Sat, 24 Sep 2016 21:32:30 +0000#1356087Clear stockhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90502/clear-stock "I question the existence of a "clear" stock.  ConsommÉ is clear but all stocks have..."threadSat, 24 Sep 2016 01:39:44 +0000rpooleySat, 24 Sep 2016 01:39:44 +0000#1355920Baking Soda queryhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90495/baking-soda-query "Hi Friends, just started baking, wanna know if I use just baking soda is correct ratio..."threadFri, 23 Sep 2016 09:11:34 +0000Rita ChoudharyFri, 23 Sep 2016 09:11:34 +0000#1355785How am I supposed to hold this thing?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90490/how-am-i-supposed-to-hold-this-thing "So i just bought some Riedel stemless wine glasses for Pinot Noir and Nebbiolo wines,..."threadThu, 22 Sep 2016 03:22:18 +0000AtataxThu, 22 Sep 2016 03:22:18 +0000#1355610Suggestions for sponge cake sinkinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90486/suggestions-for-sponge-cake-sinking "     Hi Friends, I am novice and trying my hands on baking basic Victoria sponge..."threadWed, 21 Sep 2016 16:26:31 +0000Rita ChoudharyWed, 21 Sep 2016 16:26:31 +0000#1355529Suggestions for sponge cake sinkinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90485/suggestions-for-sponge-cake-sinking "any suggestion or advice will be helpful from experts here. "threadWed, 21 Sep 2016 16:19:54 +0000Rita ChoudharyWed, 21 Sep 2016 16:19:54 +0000#1355526I missed it.. but love the words of Anthony Bourdainhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90478/i-missed-it-but-love-the-words-of-anthony-bourdain "I'm not sure if this is ok.. but I think it's worth copying. He wouldn't have put it..."threadTue, 20 Sep 2016 21:50:02 +0000eastshoresTue, 20 Sep 2016 21:50:02 +0000#1355354Breading for Midwestern Pork Tenderloin sandwiches.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90453/breading-for-midwestern-pork-tenderloin-sandwiches "Good day to all; I would like to make some Midwestern Breaded Pork Tenderloin..."threadThu, 15 Sep 2016 13:40:30 +0000AZFIREBALL56Thu, 15 Sep 2016 13:40:30 +0000#1354675What to do with snail dishes http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90445/what-to-do-with-snail-dishes "My mother just gave me her old snail set that she hasn't used in 40 years: The dishes..."threadWed, 14 Sep 2016 05:27:34 +0000ChrisLehrerWed, 14 Sep 2016 05:27:34 +0000#1354501Grass Fed Beef and Sous Videhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90442/grass-fed-beef-and-sous-vide "Last night was blind test night . . . grass fed vs. grain fed ribeye steaks (1 1/2"..."threadTue, 13 Sep 2016 19:22:45 +0000joebradTue, 13 Sep 2016 19:22:45 +0000#1354432How to get sauce to "stick to" chicken currieshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90440/how-to-get-sauce-to-stick-to-chicken-curries "Hey all, I've been trying to prepare a few different chicken curry dishes..."threadTue, 13 Sep 2016 18:51:28 +0000BrianNYCTue, 13 Sep 2016 18:51:28 +0000#1354426Roux or no rouxhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90434/roux-or-no-roux "I enjoy making Mac and cheese. Most recipes use a roux. I found a few that I like that..."threadTue, 13 Sep 2016 06:18:11 +0000ScottielewTue, 13 Sep 2016 06:18:11 +0000#1354332Octopus ???http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90424/octopus "I would like to prepare Octopus this coming weekend . Could any one suggest a place to..."threadMon, 12 Sep 2016 00:58:44 +0000surfcastMon, 12 Sep 2016 00:58:44 +0000#1354220Why do we always bring cream to a boil?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90416/why-do-we-always-bring-cream-to-a-boil "In recipes incorporating heavy whipping cream, I keep seeing the instruction to add the..."threadSat, 10 Sep 2016 22:54:08 +0000French FriesSat, 10 Sep 2016 22:54:08 +0000#1354068Need tasting helphttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90412/need-tasting-help "I have a problem. To my tastebuds there is nothing that can spoil the flavor of a dish..."threadSat, 10 Sep 2016 06:35:03 +0000KarenTOCSat, 10 Sep 2016 06:35:03 +0000#1354011Blue Apronhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90402/blue-apron "What do you think of meal delivery services like this? I've known a few people..."threadFri, 09 Sep 2016 03:09:19 +0000KoukouvagiaFri, 09 Sep 2016 03:09:19 +0000#1353853langues de chat http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90391/langues-de-chat "Hi!    I just tried out a langues de chat recipe..."threadThu, 08 Sep 2016 13:19:40 +0000sarahconstwThu, 08 Sep 2016 13:19:40 +0000#1353726Applewood Smoked Bacon Mustard recipe ideas? :)http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90389/applewood-smoked-bacon-mustard-recipe-ideas "Hey everyone!   I just received a bottle of applewood smoked bacon mustard that I..."threadWed, 07 Sep 2016 23:02:44 +0000estherlarameeWed, 07 Sep 2016 23:02:44 +0000#1353641If you had the chance to go to Spain and Italy what would you bring back?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90388/if-you-had-the-chance-to-go-to-spain-and-italy-what-would-you-bring-back "Foodstuffs and other things for the kitchen "threadWed, 07 Sep 2016 19:10:40 +0000Highlander01Wed, 07 Sep 2016 19:10:40 +0000#1353600Asada Marinade recipehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90387/asada-marinade-recipe "i can't seem to find a asada marinade recipe...if i do every single recipe is..."threadWed, 07 Sep 2016 18:28:05 +0000sidsgothemWed, 07 Sep 2016 18:28:05 +0000#1353591Plating Techniqueshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90385/plating-techniques "Alright guys and gals.  I have a question for all the line cooks and chefs out there...."threadWed, 07 Sep 2016 16:14:43 +0000TheCookSaigiumWed, 07 Sep 2016 16:14:43 +0000#1353550Adding water to salad dressinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90383/adding-water-to-salad-dressing "Recently, I came across a salad dressing recipe that uses 1 tablespoon of hot water,..."threadWed, 07 Sep 2016 13:27:37 +0000kjbnycWed, 07 Sep 2016 13:27:37 +0000#1353488NO idea where to post this questionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90377/no-idea-where-to-post-this-question "I am beginning to think that when one goes to cooking school, one learns not just how..."threadTue, 06 Sep 2016 23:36:00 +0000ExperimenterTue, 06 Sep 2016 23:36:00 +0000#1353412Questions about preventing cuts while using mandolin's or kniveshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90371/questions-about-preventing-cuts-while-using-mandolins-or-knives "Hello All; I got a mandolin slicer about 6 months ago and love it and also a new..."threadTue, 06 Sep 2016 12:04:27 +0000wtdedulaTue, 06 Sep 2016 12:04:27 +0000#1353251How long does it take to smoke a whole chicken?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90368/how-long-does-it-take-to-smoke-a-whole-chicken "I'm seeing recipes that range between 1-8 hrs. A little input is needed here thanks! We..."threadMon, 05 Sep 2016 16:25:59 +0000KoukouvagiaMon, 05 Sep 2016 16:25:59 +0000#1353043Is there really no sugar in margharitas? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90356/is-there-really-no-sugar-in-margharitas "I was reading up on margharitas on <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margarita" target="_blank">https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margarita</a> and found no..."threadSun, 04 Sep 2016 00:04:13 +0000French FriesSun, 04 Sep 2016 00:04:13 +0000#1352812How much ginger root is a "box of ginger?"http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90354/how-much-ginger-root-is-a-box-of-ginger "Dear forum,   My wife and I have several bags of pears that we wish to can. One..."threadSat, 03 Sep 2016 17:05:23 +0000srheardSat, 03 Sep 2016 17:05:23 +0000#1352776Have a great weekend what are you cooking?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90336/have-a-great-weekend-what-are-you-cooking " Everyone have a great Labor Day weekend and be safe. "threadThu, 01 Sep 2016 16:08:21 +0000JimyraThu, 01 Sep 2016 16:08:21 +0000#1352422September 2016 Cooking Challenge: Breadhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90333/september-2016-cooking-challenge-bread "This month's challenge topic is 'bread'. I don't think this has come up before. Any..."threadThu, 01 Sep 2016 13:27:49 +0000morning gloryThu, 01 Sep 2016 13:27:49 +0000#1352375Need help with Jjamppong recipe. (Spicy Korean-Chinese Seafood Noodle Soup)http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90332/need-help-with-jjamppong-recipe-spicy-korean-chinese-seafood-noodle-soup "A client has asked me to make Jjamppong.  I've researched it on the internet, but was..."threadWed, 31 Aug 2016 21:56:43 +0000BonnieGWed, 31 Aug 2016 21:56:43 +0000#1352303Mold Prevention in Commercial Cookieshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90330/mold-prevention-in-commercial-cookies "I have a client in my recipe development business who is looking for an expert opinion..."threadWed, 31 Aug 2016 20:14:25 +0000glutenfreeWed, 31 Aug 2016 20:14:25 +0000#1352290struggling 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#1351557How long can i keep ganache? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90286/how-long-can-i-keep-ganache "Hi there! I made coconut and salted caramel ganache using chocolate, cream and butter..."threadSat, 27 Aug 2016 18:16:28 +0000tabbySat, 27 Aug 2016 18:16:28 +0000#1351543My Macarons don't form a foot :(http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90285/my-macarons-dont-form-a-foot "Hi everyone. I have been trying to make Macarons lately with Italian meringue. I am..."threadSat, 27 Aug 2016 18:09:29 +0000tabbySat, 27 Aug 2016 18:09:29 +0000#1351542Indoor 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#1350617Doughnut dispense recipehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90231/doughnut-dispense-recipe "Does anyone have a good recipe to use for a doughnut batter dispenser (fried)?"threadSat, 20 Aug 2016 04:39:17 +0000freshbakedSat, 20 Aug 2016 04:39:17 +0000#1350305Light 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#1349705