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, 24 Jan 2017 19:01:19 +0000Happy Pie Day!!!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91419/happy-pie-day " Today is Pie Day. Not Pi Day. Since I have a lot of time at home I decided to keep..."threadMon, 23 Jan 2017 19:23:03 +0000PeachcreekMon, 23 Jan 2017 19:23:03 +0000#1377884Which do you prefer?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91405/which-do-you-prefer "Answer a question, post a question. Be honest   Mac n' cheese - stove top or baked? "threadFri, 20 Jan 2017 18:35:59 +0000KoukouvagiaFri, 20 Jan 2017 18:35:59 +0000#1377292Tart shell that doesn't swell and lift from the cornerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91395/tart-shell-that-doesnt-swell-and-lift-from-the-corner "Take a very close look at the 2016 Matfer Catalog, page 43 upper right hand corner, to..."threadThu, 19 Jan 2017 00:18:34 +0000kokopuffsThu, 19 Jan 2017 00:18:34 +0000#1376972Braising lamb chops!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91393/braising-lamb-chops "Can anyone help me with right grill temperature to braise Australian chops   I import..."threadWed, 18 Jan 2017 09:36:54 +0000manavatmixWed, 18 Jan 2017 09:36:54 +0000#1376855Lowest temp for chicken?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91383/lowest-temp-for-chicken "Have any of you experimented with sous-vide or low temperature chicken cooking? I was..."threadTue, 17 Jan 2017 01:55:16 +0000French FriesTue, 17 Jan 2017 01:55:16 +0000#1376616Books and chefshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91379/books-and-chefs "Looking to do some reading, what are your favorite and most useful books and chefs..."threadMon, 16 Jan 2017 13:48:45 +0000ty basilMon, 16 Jan 2017 13:48:45 +0000#1376503Give me your dream ravioli fillingshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91367/give-me-your-dream-ravioli-fillings "My sister is coming to stay at my place for a couple days and she enjoys cooking like I..."threadSat, 14 Jan 2017 15:57:21 +0000eastshoresSat, 14 Jan 2017 15:57:21 +0000#1376228Best Indian Recipe ?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91365/best-indian-recipe "Tell me three Non veg items i want to make for tomorrow "threadSat, 14 Jan 2017 10:04:51 +0000alexhotSat, 14 Jan 2017 10:04:51 +0000#1376209Demi glacÉ Saucehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91363/demi-glac-sauce "How many of you make demi glace from scratch and how many don't? And why?... This..."threadSat, 14 Jan 2017 09:27:59 +0000manavatmixSat, 14 Jan 2017 09:27:59 +0000#1376195From Meat Processing Facility to Forkhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91360/from-meat-processing-facility-to-fork "So where does our meat really come from? How do we know? Do you know? I sure don't...."threadFri, 13 Jan 2017 19:06:36 +0000French FriesFri, 13 Jan 2017 19:06:36 +0000#1376112Crab!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91359/crab "Dungeness season just opened, the first catch look good, nice size full crab...."threadFri, 13 Jan 2017 18:16:34 +0000chefbubaFri, 13 Jan 2017 18:16:34 +0000#1376087pretzel crust?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91348/pretzel-crust "We have some pretzels left over from our New Years party, but they've gotten kind of..."threadThu, 12 Jan 2017 01:00:12 +0000stannesguestThu, 12 Jan 2017 01:00:12 +0000#1375836Cold (uncooked) sauce for pizza?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91347/cold-uncooked-sauce-for-pizza "I was told that the best pizza is made with cold sauce.  Is this true? And not cooking..."threadWed, 11 Jan 2017 19:11:18 +0000msminnamouseWed, 11 Jan 2017 19:11:18 +0000#1375803Professionally written recipes?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91345/professionally-written-recipes "I'm finding it difficult to find good recipes. They have confusing, non-standard type..."threadWed, 11 Jan 2017 17:01:23 +0000msminnamouseWed, 11 Jan 2017 17:01:23 +0000#1375777Leftover meat from broths, demi glosse, and other sauces and soupshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91344/leftover-meat-from-broths-demi-glosse-and-other-sauces-and-soups "Lots of recipes call for meat to be used in sauces and soups (by which, I mean broth,..."threadWed, 11 Jan 2017 16:55:33 +0000msminnamouseWed, 11 Jan 2017 16:55:33 +0000#1375776How to cook pork chops so they are not dry?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91335/how-to-cook-pork-chops-so-they-are-not-dry "I'm on a low carb diet and decided to fix some nice 1 1/2" thick boneless pork chops..."threadTue, 10 Jan 2017 18:55:24 +0000SunshineRiveraTue, 10 Jan 2017 18:55:24 +0000#1375527I'm making a bean-based "chili", any suggestions or tips?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91334/im-making-a-bean-based-chili-any-suggestions-or-tips "My "chili" eating/cooking experience is pretty limited. Mostly this from back when I..."threadTue, 10 Jan 2017 18:03:32 +0000French FriesTue, 10 Jan 2017 18:03:32 +0000#1375509Oxtail Stew http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91325/oxtail-stew "So, I've tried a version of Oxtail Stew, first served over polenta and a second time..."threadMon, 09 Jan 2017 17:51:59 +0000dectraMon, 09 Jan 2017 17:51:59 +0000#1375342What is the best filling for eclairs pastry cream or pastry cream with whipped cream?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91318/what-is-the-best-filling-for-eclairs-pastry-cream-or-pastry-cream-with-whipped-cream "In your opinion what is the best filling for the choux or eclairs? Pastry cream or..."threadSun, 08 Jan 2017 18:43:10 +0000OliviaSSun, 08 Jan 2017 18:43:10 +0000#1375107Eclairs side crackshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91317/eclairs-side-cracks "Hi, I am not a professional chef, but I am crazy about everything french in terms of..."threadSun, 08 Jan 2017 18:09:28 +0000OliviaSSun, 08 Jan 2017 18:09:28 +0000#1375101chocolate marshmallowshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91316/chocolate-marshmallows "Sorry if this is a repeat but I couldn't find a thread on the subject.   I was making..."threadSun, 08 Jan 2017 17:02:53 +0000rpooleySun, 08 Jan 2017 17:02:53 +0000#1375056Sous vide eggshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91313/sous-vide-eggs "Somehow I had not previously gotten around to doing eggs sous vide until last night...."threadSun, 08 Jan 2017 05:28:37 +0000ChrisLehrerSun, 08 Jan 2017 05:28:37 +0000#1374938Party dips questionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91309/party-dips-question "I am making party dips for liquor stores and I don't like the watery consistency when I..."threadSat, 07 Jan 2017 23:46:47 +0000peristeri62Sat, 07 Jan 2017 23:46:47 +0000#1374891What type of ribs are these?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91305/what-type-of-ribs-are-these "Recently, I put some ribs on a rotisserie on the kettle. I thought they were spare..."threadSat, 07 Jan 2017 12:25:50 +0000butzySat, 07 Jan 2017 12:25:50 +0000#1374703Best steak ever for grilling: chuck?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91301/best-steak-ever-for-grilling-chuck "So like most I've spent way too much $$ on rib-eyes, porterhouses, new works and other..."threadFri, 06 Jan 2017 19:59:51 +0000French FriesFri, 06 Jan 2017 19:59:51 +0000#1374556Sous Vide Prephttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91296/sous-vide-prep "does this work: (I'm trying to cut down on cooking time for a dinner party)    1) Day..."threadFri, 06 Jan 2017 02:10:16 +0000drewmorgenFri, 06 Jan 2017 02:10:16 +0000#1374445Trouble With Fat Separating http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91285/trouble-with-fat-separating "Hello, I made Beef Stew and again, my sauce was really greasy. After cooking, I strain..."threadThu, 05 Jan 2017 03:27:30 +0000EricGThu, 05 Jan 2017 03:27:30 +0000#1374227'Chips' as a unit of measurement, or a style of cut?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91276/chips-as-a-unit-of-measurement-or-a-style-of-cut "Hi foodies,   I have a recipe book (The French CafÉ Cookbook) and am attempting one..."threadTue, 03 Jan 2017 14:30:04 +0000JimboSailsTue, 03 Jan 2017 14:30:04 +0000#1373946January 2017 Cooking Challengehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91274/january-2017-cooking-challenge "Hello all. Being new to the site I had no idea how the challenge worked. I see now it's..."threadTue, 03 Jan 2017 00:21:30 +0000pdcooksTue, 03 Jan 2017 00:21:30 +0000#1373854I burnt the tip of my index finger, now I can't feel anything...? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91272/i-burnt-the-tip-of-my-index-finger-now-i-cant-feel-anything "On Xmas eve I had the great idea of using a towel to take a hot dish out of the oven,..."threadMon, 02 Jan 2017 18:34:20 +0000French FriesMon, 02 Jan 2017 18:34:20 +0000#1373798Perfect homemade pound cake reipe ???http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91270/perfect-homemade-pound-cake-reipe "Since we now finally have the perfect homemade yellow cake recipe I am looking for the..."threadMon, 02 Jan 2017 16:45:28 +0000berndyMon, 02 Jan 2017 16:45:28 +0000#1373789Healthy Sandwich. http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91268/healthy-sandwich "Has anyone wondered whether sandwiches are healthy or not? Well, I would say, it..."threadMon, 02 Jan 2017 11:00:21 +0000LioColMon, 02 Jan 2017 11:00:21 +0000#1373736Omelette/egg casserolehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91262/omelette-egg-casserole "I was making an egg casserole this morning using eggs half and half, American cheese,..."threadSun, 01 Jan 2017 20:09:05 +0000IcedhazelnutSun, 01 Jan 2017 20:09:05 +0000#1373680Cutting a large block of chocolate into smaller chunkshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91259/cutting-a-large-block-of-chocolate-into-smaller-chunks "Hi all :)   I am going to buy an 11lb block of Chocolate, and would like a..."threadSun, 01 Jan 2017 03:46:26 +0000riffwraithSun, 01 Jan 2017 03:46:26 +0000#1373583Prime Rib bones - ideas?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91257/prime-rib-bones-ideas "I picked up some beautiful grain-fed prime rib bones today.  Any ideas about how I..."threadSat, 31 Dec 2016 22:07:41 +0000summer57Sat, 31 Dec 2016 22:07:41 +0000#1373529Coconut Vinegarhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91236/coconut-vinegar "I received a bottle of coconut vinegar as a gift and am at a bit of a loss.  On its..."threadWed, 28 Dec 2016 23:40:41 +0000JelllyWed, 28 Dec 2016 23:40:41 +0000#1373101Looking for metal financier panshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91235/looking-for-metal-financier-pans "I can only find either silicon or nonstick ... although I did find one source that sold..."threadWed, 28 Dec 2016 14:44:07 +0000Highlander01Wed, 28 Dec 2016 14:44:07 +0000#1373051Filet de boeuf en croute -- need advicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91225/filet-de-boeuf-en-croute-need-advice "Okay, I know how this is supposed to be done:   Trim the tenderloin perfectly, remove..."threadMon, 26 Dec 2016 03:38:22 +0000ChrisLehrerMon, 26 Dec 2016 03:38:22 +0000#1372703Pommes Macaire in advance?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91224/pommes-macaire-in-advance "I'm supposed to do a potato dish for a dinner coming up. My notion was to make pommes..."threadMon, 26 Dec 2016 03:31:04 +0000ChrisLehrerMon, 26 Dec 2016 03:31:04 +0000#1372698A Different Approach to a Turkeyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91223/a-different-approach-to-a-turkey "I decided to try a new approach to cooking a turkey. The thing is, next year I'm going..."threadMon, 26 Dec 2016 03:23:31 +0000ChrisLehrerMon, 26 Dec 2016 03:23:31 +0000#1372696Should I do two rib roasts?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91214/should-i-do-two-rib-roasts "I'm doing a 15 lb rib roast tonight.  Half the family is in the rare camp and half is..."threadSat, 24 Dec 2016 14:13:11 +0000HankSat, 24 Dec 2016 14:13:11 +0000#1372498Should I do two rib roasts?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91213/should-i-do-two-rib-roasts "I'm doing a 15 lb rib roast tonight.  Half the family is in the rare camp and half is..."threadSat, 24 Dec 2016 14:12:38 +0000HankSat, 24 Dec 2016 14:12:38 +0000#1372497Christmas Menu: What's everyone cooking?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91210/christmas-menu-whats-everyone-cooking "Happy Holidays!   Eye round roast beef with Gorgonzola cream sauce Steamed..."threadFri, 23 Dec 2016 18:26:38 +0000KoukouvagiaFri, 23 Dec 2016 18:26:38 +0000#1372400Salt baked potatohttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91207/salt-baked-potato "Wanted to bake potatoes on a bed of salt, in order to pull out humidity, You think that..."threadFri, 23 Dec 2016 01:52:16 +0000surfcastFri, 23 Dec 2016 01:52:16 +0000#1372318CTS or heat realated pain?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91205/cts-or-heat-realated-pain "Hi, i've been tending to a restaurant in a small town in Colombia for the past 6..."threadFri, 23 Dec 2016 00:06:39 +0000Luis de VenceFri, 23 Dec 2016 00:06:39 +0000#1372309Frozen Lasagna - How much should I cook the noodles?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91204/frozen-lasagna-how-much-should-i-cook-the-noodles "I planned on prepping a lasagna tonight and freezing it. My intentions are to throw it..."threadThu, 22 Dec 2016 21:58:55 +0000thecytochromecThu, 22 Dec 2016 21:58:55 +0000#1372292How to cut up primal cutshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91196/how-to-cut-up-primal-cuts "Locally the price of meat is high.  What used to be cheap cuts, like a chuck roast, are..."threadWed, 21 Dec 2016 13:46:36 +0000Scott LiveseyWed, 21 Dec 2016 13:46:36 +0000#1372049Fat Free Cookinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91195/fat-free-cooking "Hello folks, I'm hoping I can get some help on this.  Hubby has gallstones and is..."threadWed, 21 Dec 2016 13:09:14 +0000KoukouvagiaWed, 21 Dec 2016 13:09:14 +0000#1372043Collecting and storing Duck Fathttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91192/collecting-and-storing-duck-fat "A question about duck fat... specifically about collecting and storing duck fat.  ..."threadWed, 21 Dec 2016 04:20:02 +0000Cook-EWed, 21 Dec 2016 04:20:02 +0000#1371983Replacing steak and beef shin croquettes for a pescetarianhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91190/replacing-steak-and-beef-shin-croquettes-for-a-pescetarian "So, I have a dinner party coming up, where I intend to serve sous vide steak, and some..."threadTue, 20 Dec 2016 22:07:28 +0000JimboSailsTue, 20 Dec 2016 22:07:28 +0000#1371926