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Ziplist problems

Weird, I just pulled this link for a friend a few days ago.

Rubberbandman, under on How do I contact support?

Hope this helps.

Anyone have a good torta bomba recipe (preferably in English)?

UptownCarolina, I just spent 20 minutes pokin' around to find SOMETHING to help you, and nuttin' in English! I was able to read ingredients- brownie, meringue, dulce de leche, and English cream.

Here is the best link I found to help someone smarter than me....

Good luck!!

Police took 'too long' to activate anti-riot squad

Cool your jets, I'm sure this is nothing both Hambone, and Yuba, can't handle.

Is "Serious Eats Dating" a joke or parody or what?


Just when I thought this site could not got more hilariously naive and pretentious like...

What is GOOP?

Is it only for rich 30 something white? As in cheesecake, or earned wealth?

Guess I need pick up a case of Evian.

Thinner Chinese Hot Mustard

I hope this helps.

Ya know, your post caught my attention because of a powdered mustard my mother received a hundred years ago from San Francisco. That shit was so flavorful, and hot as hell at the same time, but the heat would subside within a minute. I know it's out there, I just don't know what it was.

Thinner Chinese Hot Mustard

I've got to agree with the dry mustard suggestions, too! I'm ordering from my Penzeys catalog this morning, they offer so many options.

Katie, I don't know where you are located. I'll pull a link for Penzeys in a few minutes. Phone is a ringing!!!

Mozzarella - salted or unsalted?

I agree with what everyone has stated. I'll add to what Zinnia added...

"To me, fresh mozzarella doesn't have much taste, good mouth feel, just really, really, really mild tasting. I always sprinkle salt of fresh to give it some flavor."

I learned years ago that fresh needs a lil' salt. I was so proud to be using my first batch of fresh in lasagna. Well, it was good, but lacked that ummpth? I put it up there with not salting your pasta water.

I've also never bought unsalted butter....and, that's another story.

Roast Lamb Head

Oops, SlownoMad!! I'm tired.

Roast Lamb Head

TheBrewer'sTale, geeez, I looked for it, but to no avail! What's up with that? I did check out the comments to find this (simple?) idea? User name is Slownokad(I love that!).

I hope it helps! Here ya go...

Mystery Dish

Bloo, thank you! For years, I've been making shepherd/cottage pie with a biscuit bottom. Just baking off biscuits, cutting in half, and buttering the cut sides to lay on the bottom of my casserole. Then top with my beef chunks 'n gravy, peas corns carrots, and mashed potatoes to brown off. Really never thought to use mushrooms or cheese, or caramelized onions. My world as I know it, has just been opened to new ideas!!

Life choices based on food?

Laugh. The best I can say is that I only hang out here. I don't have time for other websites with my busy schedule. Although, I know there are great ones abound!!

My most prized girlfriend emailed me explaining exactly why **Bleu** puts up with me....I'll give you her words.

"I taught special needs students and that meant that I needed to supervise...."

Made my day!

Beanless Chili - love or hate it?

Both, here. I love beans in my chili, except for making hotdogs, or chili cheese omelets. I also grew up using RanchStyleBeans in my chili. Over the many years, I've used ground beef, chunks of beef, and the same with equal amounts of pork. Always use the fatty shoulder/butt. I've used tomato based along with ground up dried chiles. These days, there are so many chiles available. My stars, no one can make a bad chili!

I've also made white bean chili. Yeah, maybe not real popular, but dam it's good! I start off with white beans, cubed pork butt meat, and chicken tenderloins towards the end. Lots of green chiles. You can add jalapeños, or buy a can of chipotles in adobo sauce. I rinse off the chipotles and chop up small just for color and bite! I even added cheese raviolis for my nieces one night. Yes, I'm their favorite aunt!!!!

Check out dried chiles in your local grocery store.

no buttermilk powder, how do I substitute?

Welllll, I tried. Seems (again) my phone dies what it wants to.

Good luck on your lemon loaf!!

no buttermilk powder, how do I substitute?

So sorry, phone rang. I hope my copy/paste skills work. If not, I'll try again.

For tips on the candied lemon peel, check out this guide to candying citrus zest.

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About This Recipe
1 1/2 hours
3 hours
electric mixer, 2 loaf pans, wire cooling racks, grater for zesting, vegetable peeler, 2 medium saucepans, paring knife, baking sheet, cake tester
American Classics: Iced Lemon Loaf
For the Candied Lemon Peel
3 lemons
1 cup sugar
1 cup water

For the Cake
3 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons buttermilk powder
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon kosher salt
½ pound (2 sticks) unsalted butter
1 cup sugar
Zest from 6 large lemons (approximately ⅓ cup)
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
¾ cup water
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
4 extra large eggs

For Lemon Syrup
Reserved syrup from candied lemon peel
Juice from one large lemon

For Lemon Icing
1 ¾ cup confectioners sugar
Juice from 1 large lemon
1 teaspoon of vanilla

Oodles of Eggs

Hydra, you've been given so many great ideas. Don't forget omelets!!! And one of my favorites this time if year, scrambled eggs with chili! I really wish our city would pass an ordinance so we could have chicks in our backyard, legally.

I would also listen to Zinnia(the Chick knows her stuff), suggesting you share with. Do you know elderly people on a fixed income? Maybe a single parent at work?

LemonFair, I would love to get into decorating eggs! I've awww'd over Pysanka for years.

SE Recipe Slow Cooker Size

My rule of thumb, 4 quarts= 1 gallon. Think a gallon of milk. Can you fit a chicken(chuck roast)in it, with onion, carrots, etc. Sometimes you'll need to cut the recipe in half.

Fresh fruits and vegetables. And then...

Ooop's, so many fruits and vegetables are healthier when cooked, too!

Fresh fruits and vegetables. And then...

Scaramoche, I'm often asked questions by a young lady that has just really gotten into cooking. I can't answer all of her questions, but will search. I hope this site helps you.

biscuit help can't find recipe (used grated butter)

Ardubs, this is the only biscuit recipe I remember talking about using grated butter. And, it's a really good one. Duh! It's from Dbcurrie!

Outdoor WFO

Well, that beauty didn't appear in my Lowe's sales ad this morning. I guess it's a no go....

Kenji's dog treat recipe?

MayoHater- This is the only one I could find, and I dug kinda deep. My heart did awe pitter patter seeing Dumpling....

Hope this helps.......