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re: Anybody know how to cook Cows tongue? - jbest
how do you go about cleaning it prior to cooking?...
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re: Sharpening A Shun - jbest
kershaw no longer sharpens for free. they do a really good job though. depending on if you have many knives, shun sells a sharpener (basically a rotating wet stone) that works great. it has different attachment for japanese versus european blades. got one for my birthday, and I love it. i used it ...
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re: Anyone ever get the urge to punch Alton Brown in the face? - jbest
wikipedia says the pickling salt is a finer grain and dissolves much easier and is used more for solutions that require salt...
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re: Anyone ever get the urge to punch Alton Brown in the face? - jbest
not sure about molasses, but the steen's certainly would not dissolve unless it was heated. as a matter of fact, even if you were using plain sugar or brown sugar, i don't think you could get it to dissolve in the water without adding heat. as far as abandoning the other ingredients, that's how i...
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re: Anyone ever get the urge to punch Alton Brown in the face? - jbest
i roughly based the brine i use off of AB's recipe. i do not use bottled water. i use kosher salt, not pickling. i use an equal measure of steen's cane syrup for the sugar (or as a substitute for molasses). the cane syrup gives a little darker color to poultry. i add a very small amount of liqu...
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re: Anyone ever get the urge to punch Alton Brown in the face? - jbest
i always brine my pork (also any poultry) before smoking it. i have found that it cooks a little faster, and the results are always tasty and juicy. what's trying too hard about brining pork before cooking it? If you are planning on bbq-ing, it's going to be a long process anyway. if you watched t...
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re: Village Grille in Shreveport - jbest
shrimp lafitte/lafayette: fried shrimp served in a garlic/green onion demiglace plus bread to sop up all the sauce. this is my favorite appetizer at any restaurant. carpacio salad is also very good. steaks are great, as is the lamb...
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re: BR Retro Restaurant Thread - jbest
giovanni's on highland in kenilworth shopping center. ...
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big easy oil-less fryer - jbest
anyone have any experience with these with anything besides turkey? i have heard great things about turkeys in them, but i was wondering what else works well. i just got one for christmas and i am excited to use it. thanks for the info...
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trivia question on the CST replay about miles - jbest
the question was: "les miles has 13 wins vs 7 coaches with national championships. who are they?" they listed the answer as: meyer (x3), saban (x2), spurrier (x2), fulmer (x2), chizik, coker, and tressel=12 now, this was during the game so they couldn't yet count the recent win against nicky, but ...
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re: LSU vs. Notre Damn Sugar Bowl on the CW right now. - jbest
this game made jamarcus and buster rich...
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re: Pico de gallo recipe - jbest
6 Roma tomatoes chopped 1 large purple onion diced finely 5 Jalepenos, seeded and diced finely 1/2 bunch of green onions chopped 4 cloves of fresh garlic, diced finely Juice of two limes Fresh Cilantro, chopped fine to taste (start with a quarter of a bunch & increase as needed. Can overwhelm...
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re: Savannah Georgia Restaurants - jbest
went to a wedding reception at olde pink house and the wedding food was really good. i think most of it was from the menu. had dinner at vic's on the river the night before the wedding. Food was really good and the view of the river is excellent....
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re: The BRIDESMAIDS.. - jbest
was hilarious. saw it with my wife and we both loved it. definitely not just a chick movie, very graphic. laughed out loud multiple times during this one....
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re: how much jambalaya can i cook in a 12 quart pot. - jbest
thanks for all the input everyone. when i saw the post by pochejp, it reminded me of the jambalaya with pics thread from last year, so i went back and reviewed that...great thread. i found a 5 gallon pot, so space should not be an issue this time. i will also be cooking some white beans and a s...
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re: how much jambalaya can i cook in a 12 quart pot. - jbest
sorry, wrong board. admin request sent...
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how much jambalaya can i cook in a 12 quart pot. - jbest
my recipe is planning on about: 8 lbs chicken, 4 lbs pork, 4 lbs sausage, 4or5 large onions, 2 bell pepper, 8 stalks celery, 8-10 cups rice will i be able to fit this in 12qt pot? will this be enough for 30 people?...
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re: Osso Buco - jbest
not sure where u can buy shanks to make it for yourself in shreve/bossier, but the osso bucco at L'Italiano is bossier is excellent. It's off menu, and they don't always have it, but when they do, it's can't miss. L'Italiano was one of my favorite restaurants when i lived in the area....
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Dinner in Savannah, Ga? - jbest
WIll be in savannah this weekend for a wedding. Looking for a nice place to go to dinner friday night. Up to 75-100$/person total (dinner & drinks). ...
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re: Rib roast - jbest
this is the method i used last month after much research on the web, including the food and drink board. this was the first time i ever did prime rib, and it turned out great. Google "prime rib recipe". the second link that comes up is "what's cooking america". this web page is very informative...
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