The Food Lab: How to Cook a Perfect Prime Rib

Any way possible to omit the problem with the "smoking/kitchen"? I tried making this once and the smoke ran us out of the house, not just the kitchen! I do have good ventilation.

Open Thread: What's One Food You Wish You Liked?

Cooked Cauliflower, (no taste + has texture of wet Kleenex.) Brussel Sprouts, Papaya, PB&J Sandwiches, (not even as a child)and not real fond of 'peanut butter' anything. most strong cheeses. Love all other foods!

Valentine's Day Giveaway: Win This Prime Rib

Fresh Prawns, Filet Mignon, Champagne and lots of Chocolate!!!

Super Bowl Party Giveaway: Baby Back Ribs and Pulled Pork

Big Bob Gibson's Decatur Alabama

Is it safe to cut mold off of cheese?

hungrychristel, the aluminum foil tip works for me also.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Case of Pat LaFrieda Burgers

A Kobe Beef Burger!

Grilled Fish in Parchment

I must do this in the oven also. Approximate cooking time and oven temperature please? Just picked up some fresh gulf flounder and snapper filets this morning!

Staff Picks: What Do You Eat When Nobody's Looking?

A slice of Velveta wrapped around a Claussen Kosher Dill Slice & saltine crackers slathered with mayonnaise.Love, love dill pickle juice. I'm a confirmed salt-loving soul!

How many cookbooks do you have?

Well southerncooke you've got me beat!! In 2007 we downsized to a patio home and I knew I had to part with some of my collection. I stopped counting at 2000. Although I now have an entire room, floor to ceiling, with enclosed bookcases for my treasured books I miss the ones I parted with. Sold/gave away maybe 150 before the move but continue to collect. I do use the internet to curb my desire of buying another cookbook. Hey, I just love to read and cook! Been collecting for 40 plus years.

Cherry Chocolate Brownies

Cassandra Jane, care to share the cookie recipe? Dried cherries and cherry brandy, gotta be delicious!!

I would love to know guilty food pleasures!!

Saltine Crackers topped with peanut butter and mayonnaise or, with mayo and a sliver of Velveta. Ugh, I know, I know but it works for me as a guilty, hidden pleasure.

Pecan Butterballs

My recipe (from 30 years ago) uses 1/4 cup of honey instead of sugar. The recipe was titled, Honey Puffs and you cannot stop at one!

Best Store Bought Pimento Cheese

Carrie's Charleston Biscuits is an online company that has wonderful pimento cheese!

Smoked Salmon, Nova Lox Serving temperature?

Tried it last night pulled from refrigerator about one hour before serving, I'm hooked! Melted like butter in my mouth! Thanks to all who responded. I'm certainly not a 'food newbie' but felt a bit shy about asking this. Appreciate all who replied.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Korin Knife

My very old....(35 plus years) 5 inch, wooden handle knife my husband constantly tries to throw in the trash!!! Fits my hand perfectly and cuts like new.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Southside Market Sausage, Chicken, and Steaks

Big Bob Gibson's in Decatur Alabama.

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Counter Culture Coffee Subscription

Fresh, hot, strong with a bit of cream!!!

Seriously Delicious Holiday Giveaway: Filet Mignon Roast from Pat LaFrieda Meats

Ribeye with Filet a very close second!!!

Vessel for no-knead bread? Christmas list

Does anyone out there have a, "go to" recipe for no-knead bread? Guess I'm out of the loop here on this type bread...

Do You Have A Weird Pizza Eating Habit?

Slice point to crust. Create neat pile of crust, lather each piece with butter, sprinkle with kosher salt and enjoy!! Also Ranch dressing for the last slice I plan to eat.

Shortbread Cookies don't hold their shape

Too bad your effort went wrong. I have a good recipe for a shaped and bake sugar cookie. Let me know if you would like the recipe, I'll send it to you.

What's the worst/weirdest thing you found in restaurant food?

At an upscale restaurant in Piedmont CA. I ordered a salad and suddenly saw a LIVE green catapillar crawling out of the bowl! Lunch was NOT comped but we were offered free dessert of our choice. We declined. In Houston TX. I was enjoying a serving of chili cheese fries when I bit down on a 1" metal staple! Lunch was comped and we did return several times.

Hilariously Wrong Food on Television

chadchandler, Guess I am out of touch with my home state??? Born in Alabama, lived her for 50 plus years and most everyone I know loves, "that white sauce on their bbq and bbq'ed chicken." I even pour it on my hushpuppies........

Poll: Do You Care About Cupcakes?

I Love, Love cupcakes! Anyone out there have any good websites with recipes for cupcakes, just cupcakes?

Cook the Book: 'Mary Mac's Tea Room'

Always enjoy Miss Mary Bobo's Boarding House in Lynchburg Tennessee! People come from around the WORLD to enjoy real southern food and hospitality.Was there for lunch a few years ago, several businessmen from Japan at our table.They kept asking what Okra was?? Thought it was fried mushrooms, they ate like they were starving! Everyone there make you feel like you are eating at your Grandmother's house!

white con queso recipe

Some time ago there was an article/recipe making this queso using "community cheese' or just a sort of white velveta. Thought I had saved the instructions but guess not? Can anyone help?

Chili Con Queso

In Texas, whipping up a bowl of the cheesy dip known as Chili Con Queso can be as simple as melting a block of Velveeta with a can of diced tomatoes with green chiles. This is a upgraded version of it using cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese. More

Dead Simple Turkey Gravy

If you're thinking of buying gravy-in-a-jar, wait! This recipe is about as simple as it gets, and will give you results that are vastly superior to the store-bought sludge. To improve your gravy even further, just follow the simple guidelines... More

The Food Lab Lite: Five Minute Miso-Glazed Toaster Oven Salmon

What if I told you that there's a technique that not only virtually guarantees perfectly cooked salmon, but can also be done in just a few minutes, with no stinking up of the apartment, in the toaster oven? And on top of that, what if I told you that the same technique produces salmon that is, by my tastes, not just as good, but better than any other recipe or technique I know? More

Sunday Supper: Jambalaya

There are as many versions of jambalaya as there are cooks. In my house, the essential ingredients are green peppers, celery, onion, okra, rice, tomato and some sort of pork; but feel free to experiment and create your own list of essentials. If fresh okra is not in season use frozen cut okra, but be sure to use a brand you trust—some frozen okra can be distastefully fibrous. As always, homemade stock is best, but a grocery store version always works in a pinch. Coleslaw is a great side with this dinner, as is cold beer. More

How to Grill-Roast a Whole Beef Tenderloin

Mention "beef tenderloin" around most people and those salivary glands instantly start to kick in. No cut has such a reputation as being "high-end" as the tenderloin, and it carries a price tag to match. With summer now upon us, we have a the best device to tackle the entire cut at once, the grill, and boy will you ever be loved by the backyard crowds when they see one of these over the flames. More

Rum Raisin Apple Pie Jam

Filled with tart Granny Smith apples, juicy raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and a healthy shot of dark rum, this jam tastes exactly like my favorite holiday apple pie. It's insanely good on cornbread and pretty darn delicious on plain old... More

Serious Heat: Okra-Fried Jalapenos

It's always exciting when someone presents you with a new way to prepare a dish that had never crossed your mind before. This was the case while I was interviewing Chattanooga resident and chef Kent Whitaker for an upcoming article in on tailgating. He mentioned his favorite way to eat jalapenos—battered and fried a la okra and dipped in a creamy horseradish sauce. More