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colleen7583

Win a Copy of 'Jamie Oliver's Comfort Food'

Green bean casserole with mashed potatoes.

Bake the Book: The Irish Pantry

Dried beans and way too many kinds of flour.

Cook the Book: 'The New Midwestern Table'

Everything I eat at my grandma's, from chicken and noodles to casseroles topped with Ritz crackers.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Zingerman's Phantom of the Fridge Secret Stash

Peanut butter and jam scooped from their jars on the same spoon.

Cook the Book: 'Japanese Soul Cooking'

Gyoza and tempura

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: La Quercia's Secret Weapons Pork Kit

Freshly cracked black pepper.

Giveaway: Win A Copy of 'Melt: The Art of Macaroni and Cheese'

Cook the Book: 'Everyday Thai Cooking'

Anything with green curry.

Cook the Book: 'The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen'

Shrimp and grits by the river in Charleston.

Cook the Book: 'The Adobo Road Cookbook'

My family's food heritage is a combo of Irish and Iowa farmer food, so a lot of recipes bound up in church sale cookbooks!

Giveaway: Win A Limited Edition "Zelda Collection" from Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

Definitely a manhattan

Cook the Book: 'Vegetable Literacy' by Deborah Madison

Pretty much any roasted veg is like candy to me.

Super Bowl Party Giveaway: Baby Back Ribs and Pulled Pork

BBQ whole pig during family reunions in Iowa.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Korin Chef Knife

The feel of chopping carrots is very satisfying.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: La Quercia's Pork Belly Heaven Package

With fig jam and Cowgirl's Mt. Tam.

Cook the Book: 'Jerusalem: A Cookbook'

I have a bit of a hummus addiction.

What's the Best Bread for Stuffing?

This is fantastic! I'm making my first Thanksgiving dinner this year and definitely needed this kind of bread/stuffing advice. Thank you!

Cook the Book: 'The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook'

Citrus shrimp and a garlic rice dish that my friends are now obsessing over.

Cook the Book: 'Susan Feniger's Street Food'

I can never resist lamb and rice!

Cook the Book: 'The Homemade Pantry'

English muffins!

Bake the Book: 'Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts'

Brown sugar shortbread. Or any shortbread.

Cook the Book: 'Rice & Curry'

I'd have to say Burmese or Turkish, both of which I've had out once or twice, but haven't looked into further yet.

Cook the Book: 'How to Cook Everything The Basics'

Not actually a cookbook, but it would be my binders full of recipes torn from magazines or printed from websites like this one!

Cook the Book: 'A Girl and Her Pig'

The belly and the rib end of the loin! Country style ribs make the best carnitas!

Serious Eats iPhone App?

I completely agree with Adam about the app showing me the places to eat near me that have been reviewed/mentioned on Serious Eats!

What to do with excess almond bark??

A coworker found almond bark on sale and brought it in to work for me because I like to bake. Sweet, yes. But now I have two pounds of almond bark and one pound of chocolate almond bark!

I'm thinking I'll do chocolate covered pretzels with some of it, but after that I'm at a loss. Any delicious ideas?

Thanks all!

Thank you for the tiramisu help!

Thank you all for your recipe links and tips for making tiramisu! I used the Gourmet recipe and it was a huge hit with the guest of honor and the rest of my coworkers. And, it was all I could do not to eat all of the mascarpone/whipped cream mixture before I assembled the tiramisu! (I don't care for coffee, so the soaked ladyfingers weren't an issue.)

Thanks again!

Can you point me to the perfect tiramisu recipe?

Hi all! I'm hosting a surprise baby shower for a colleague and her favorite dessert is tiramisu. I've actually never had it because I don't care for coffee flavor in anything. So, I'm hoping one of you has the perfect tiramisu recipe I can rely on without tasting!

Thank you!

Solo Celebratory Dinner?

Hi all! I'm coming in to NYC to take the bar exam next week and would like to treat myself to a celebratory dinner Wednesday night. I'm reaching out because there are just so many places I'd like to try that I don't know where to start.

Price is no object, but atmosphere is - I want a place that will feel welcoming to a solo 20 something woman and isn't so "special" that I'll feel like I should share the experience. Cuisine? I like everything, but I just can't do raw fish, so no sushi please. I'm staying in the Meatpacking District, but I'm willing to travel for awesome food. Also, it should be a place where I don't have to have reservations, because I'll need a nap after the bar and don't want to feel rushed to get to dinner.

Thank you all!

Must Eats in NYC?

Hi all! I'm hoping to get some recommendations on where to eat during a quick trip to NYC. I have a huge list of thoughts, but want to narrow it down to the best. I'll have a breakfast, two lunches, and one (maybe two) dinners in mid November. Thanks for your help!

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