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The New Rules of Pasta Salad

Thank you! I have tried making good pasta salad and the results are often less than stellar (with the exception of orzo "salad"). Gonna get my pasta salad on this weekend.

Win at Brunch With These Savory Halloumi and Chorizo Pancakes

"Rather than cubing up the halloumi, I left it in whole slices, which gives the final pancakes some pleasant contrast between the crisp and tender batter portions and the rich and meaty slab of chorizo embedded in its center."
Slab of chorizo or halloumi?
BTW Love this idea. Might add some cilantro to the batter though. Please don't hate.

Slow and Easy Panettone

Hi there Max. Do you have a internal temp for baking the panettone? I have been using my thermapen when baking lately and find it takes the guess work out some of the time.

Side-Slap and Tickle Cookies From 'Sweet and Vicious'

I made these cookies today and I loved the deep chocolaty flavour, but it needs more malted milk ball pieces.

Win a Copy of 'Marcus Off Duty'

Noodles!! Sometimes it is chap che, sometimes pasta, or maybe pansit. Either way for me it's not a party without noodles.

DIY Thai Coconut Curry With Shrimp Instant Noodles

Yes I was wondering about green vs red too. I think I will just try it. How bad could it be?

The Serious Eats Field Guide to Chinese Pastries

@ notmyrealname
I know what you are talking about. It is sometimes available at bakeries, but mostly I see it at dim sum. I consider it more of a pudding then a cake. A sticky chewy delicious pudding.

Easy One-Pot, No-Knife, Lighter Tuna Noodle Casserole

Hello all
Creme fraiche is hard to come by in my neck of the woods and I do not use it enough to make my own. Can I use yogurt? The full fat kind of course :)

How I Built a Barbecue Restaurant in Brooklyn: My 18-Hour Work Day

I love how the SE community wants to feed this guy. I love this series and if I lived anywhere near Bushwick I would offer to feed Tyson too.

Win a Copy of 'Salad Samurai'

Quinoa with roasted corn, black beans, and avocado.

Curried Jamaican Beef Patties

In Jamaica not a lot of people make patties at home, most people buy. The ones from the patty shop often use annatto for the colour.

Gadgets: Make 5-Minute Ice Pops With the Zoku Quick Pop Maker

It may not be how you are freezing, but what you are freezing. Commercial pops often have a high sugar content. Sugar changes the way things freeze.

Gadgets: Swissmar Cheese Holder

I try not to fall for fadgets, but I have heard that you should try not to touch cheese with your hands (even if they are freshly washed) if you want to keep it longer.

In Praise of Nubbins

Soup. That is where my nubbins go.

Andy Ricker's Kaeng Khiaw Waan Luuk Chin Plaa (Green Curry With Fish Balls and Eggplant) From 'Pok Pok'

Hello there
What kind of noodles did you serve the noodles with? Or rather what kind of noodles are in the picture?
It looks delicious and I would like to try the recipe noodles and all.

Why Have I Never Tried: Crunchie?

The trick to Crunchie is to buy the mini size ones. I find the regular size a little overwhelming, but the snack size......look out.

Bronx Eats: Get this Coco Bread from Jackie's West Indian Bakery, Edenwald

Are you sure coco bread contains coconut milk? I have made it several times and I do not recall seeing a recipe that has coconut in it. Although perhaps that is what make this one special.

Asian Cucumber, Celery, and Avocado Salad

Thank you Jennifer. This looks like a good summer lunch or dinner side dish.

Asian Cucumber, Celery, and Avocado Salad

Hello there
I don't cook a lot, so excuse the ignorance. I am looking at this recipe, and I am thinking that 1/4 cup of ginger seems like a lot to me. Is this correct?

Dining out in Toronto; esp dim sum recommendations?

There are a lot of different pockets of fantastic Chinese food. The only problem is they are very spread out. Toronto is not a huge city but some the chinatowns are just outside of the city. Recommendations could depend on where you are based and what type of transportation you have available. In the general downtown area there are a few good places, yummy dumpling, mothers dumpling to name a few. For dim sum there is crown prince.
I recommend you do research on chowhound, the ontario board. There is a wealth of info there.