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Leftover Braised Red Cabbage What To Do?

that is a good idea.

What is your favorite brand of fish sauce?

Hmm 3 crab contrains hydrolized wheat protein. My wife has a gluten sensitivity. This probably is not our best choice.

confectioners sugar vs regular sugar

It was a sealed box. Yeah, I really need to invest the $1.50 in a new box of sugar.

Where to eat lunch near the Javits Center?

I do enjoy a chicken parm. Is there a veal parm?

Where to eat lunch near the Javits Center?

I will not be in costume. The Print Restaurant sounds really good.

Video: Hambone's Cereal Taste Test

I get that this is in good fun, and that you were careful but we really should not be feeding our dogs or encouraging people to be feeding their dogs anything but food designed for them. It is just too easy to feed them something by accident that will harm them.

Also, not sure why someone would follow a dog's taste preference. My dog is partial to rabbit poop.

Got a Question for The Food Lab? Kenji Will Answer Everything

What is your best value when you buy eggs, specifically sizes not cage free vegetarian fed all of that nonsense. If you buy large vs x large vs jumbo and they keep inching the price up 30 cents per size. And is the olume gained in the whites and the yolks or just the whites?

Where to go for casual dinner near Lincoln Center

Thanks everyone for the suggestions. Yelp was certainly not kind to many of these. I guess Lincoln Center is just an overpriced tourist trap? Kind of like eating at the airport?

Where to go for casual dinner near Lincoln Center

Even someplace like a sandwich shop or coffee shop that serves sandwiches would be ok. It's not really about the food, it's more about hangin out and catching up. So a bar or pub would work, too. As long as there's some food available.

Should Restaurants Allow Substitutions?

Here's a thought about the restaurant side. Perhaps the chef is not just being fussy, but he's actually more concerned along these lines. He has a carefully composed dish, like this salad. You order it as just trout and lettuce. You eat it and you think, that's a little bit bland, this is not a very good restaurant and boy that was a lot of money for a piece of trout and some lettuce. Now you're leaving with a bad impression of the chef's skills and going on and telling people your impression of the restaurant, which is in fact not based on their recipe, but on yours. Just a thought.

What Next Iron Chef Nate Appleman Has Been Doing at Chipotle

I love Chipotle. But FYI I also thought oh Chipotle is so healthy!

Chipotle Mexican Grilled Chicken Burrito

1,179 calories
47 g fat
125 g carbs
2,656 mg sodium

and the side of chips is 570 calories. I offer this as information not as a knock on Chpotle which I enjoy and find delicious.

All that being said you can get a burrito bowl for 485 calories. Just watch the sour cream and cheese.

Taste Test: Cabbage Kimchi

I bought Kings last night and thought it was fantastic. Maybe I just got a good bottle?

If you were going to The Strand tonight where would you eat?

thanks for the recommendation

If you were going to The Strand tonight where would you eat?

ok so I went on Yelp. Num Pang, Japonica, Mumofuku Sam Bar? any thoughts on these?

help with eggs benedict and brunch timing

Thanks for all of the info

Thoughts on marinating canned tuna?

thanks eaters. I agree. It's seasoning vs marinating but still well worth it. I seasoned and ate my tuna sandwich and it was very good. I had a prepared marinade "thai lime chili ginger something" and I added some capers and some mayo. thanks again

New Jersey Dispatch: Shanghai Bun in Matawan

One more thing. It's easy to drive past it. It is tucked into a strip mall with a Dunkin Donuts at one end and Shanghai bun is down at the other end next to a large Natural Foods Store (it's not called that but it's some type of natural foods/supplements store. Not a GNC but that type of place)

New Jersey Dispatch: Shanghai Bun in Matawan

Shanghai Bun is one of our favorite restaurants and while I have a tinge of sadness that it might be a little harder to find a table or a little longer to get take-out- I'm overall thrilled to see them get the recognition they deserve.

Food is terrific (spicy beef noodle soup is incredible) and they are lovely people who run it. I don't know when you went there to review but they recently (last couple of weeks) introduced a new menu with lots of new items on it.

I need a great vinaigrette recipe

Thanks everybody for great and useful suggestions. I will try some tonight and let you know.

Motorino Brooklyn Serving Chicken Wings for Summer

Mom? Is that you? $4 for a dish of ice cream? For $4 I can buy you a carton of ice cream and you can eat it until you get sick!

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Two Peter Luger Steaks

porterhouse. please pick me

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Two Peter Luger Steaks

porterhouse. pick me! I'm so hungry. my wife is a vegetarian and we never have enough flesh in the house

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Russ & Daughters Brunch Package

It would have to be Eggs Benedict with smoked salmon instead of Canadian bacon. Does that have a special name besides that? And if we're being decadent a side of bacon and maybe some potato pancakes with sour cream. and a mimosa. Enough mimosas and I wont know what I'm eating (which is not good and not the point!)

Leftover Braised Red Cabbage What To Do?

So, for 2 people, even a small head of red cabbage, braised goes a long way. Some might say, too long. Put simply we're tired of eating it. I dont want to throw it away if I can dress it up. Tough part: my wife has a long list of food allergies/sensitivities stuff she don't eat. She can not eat milk products, gluten. She does not eat meat or fowl. So, she eats seafood, eggs, plants. Thoughts other than "get new wife"?

What is your favorite brand of fish sauce?

I have found that the flavor of different brands of fish sauce can vary wildly. I like to add a little when I make Thai curry dishes. I also use it when I make Kimchi. If you have a favorite can you please tell me why it's your favorite? Thanks. Also, I have access to several good Asian supermarkets in NJ so if you can write it I can find it. :)

confectioners sugar vs regular sugar

This might seem like an odd question. Ran out of sugar for my coffee. Realized I had a box of confectioner's sugar. Noticed 2 things right away. 1. you seem to need a lot more of it. 2. it seems to have almost a floral taste. The first part I assume is because you can't pack it as tightly in the spoon? If it was weighed you would probably be using similar amount to regular. But why does it taste different? Isn't it just regular sugar ground finer?

Where to eat lunch near the Javits Center?

I'm going to New york ComicCon in September and I want to go have lunch with some friends of mine. So good food is the most important. Walking distance. You should be able to carry on a conversation so it shouldn't be crazy loud and I'd like to be able to sit down and have a waitress. and I'm open to pricey options too as I'm not paying ;)

If you were going to The Strand tonight where would you eat?

So, certain caveats. I'm going by myself so I'm not looking for a fine dining experience. I do not have reservations. Some place you can walk to, and then maybe sit at the bar or small table, but I'd like it to be delicious. It doesn't need to be fancy. Also I do like those noodle places that I know are nearby. Thanks!

help with eggs benedict and brunch timing

So, I know how to make eggs benedict. I'm not looking for a recipe. I'm having 4 people over for brunch and what I always struggle with is how do you poach 8 eggs and keep them all poached but not overcooked so you can serve them all at the same time? I've heard you put them in ice water and then reheat them for 45 seconds?

And completely unrelated, my wife has developed a sensitivity to dairy, has anyone made hollandaise sauce with margarine? I'm prepared to make it the standard way and then mix her her own batch.

Thanks!
Gary

Thoughts on marinating canned tuna?

Is it really even possible let alone advisable? I mean, it's already cooked. I was thinking of taking it out of the can (which is always a good start), breaking it up with a fork, putting it in the fridge, in a ziploc bag with some marinade for about 15 minutes. Clearly, it can't hurt, but I wonder if it's really going to impart more flavor than say just mixing in some marinade with the mayo and mixing it up.

I need a great vinaigrette recipe

People are always saying how homemade salad dressing is superior to store bought. In a ll of my salad dressing making endeavors I have always reached the opposite conclusion. I know the basic 3/1 ratio of oil to vinegar but I always find the dressings I make to have a really sharp bite to them. and the times I incorporate dijon mustard, I find it either not strong enough or too strong. Also, thoughts on what to add besides oil and vinegar? sugar? dried spices? better if it sits overnight? thanks!

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