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I'm hosting something and I need a spaghetti dinner for 70+ people. How much spaghetti, sauce, and meatballs would I have to buy?
I'm single and made a large pot of soup. I wanted to save some. I put the hot soup in a jar with a tight lid. It cooled and the lid popped in good seal. How long can I keep in refrigerator or not and be safe?
Do you take fresh vegetables out of the plastic baggies from the store before storing in refrigerator?
I have been looking for an old WW lunch recipe that had tuna on toast, topped with asparagus, a type of Swiss, mayo, and Dijon mustard or mustard seasoning sauce on it. You would then broil it until the cheese melted.
What can I make with apples, butter, flour, three eggs, syrup, and raisin bran? I'm limited to these ingredients at my beach house.
Is there a recipe, or can you make tomato sauce with not as much salt and sugar? After having a stent put in, it is not recommended to have to much sugar and salt.
What is the difference between and also the difference when using in a recipe, between kosher salt, sea salt, regular "house" salt, and there is another kind referred to I just can't recall. Also what is the difference in using regular butter and unsalted butter in a recipe.
Waste food, used teabags, coffee grounds and so on can be placed in a sealed biodegradable bag and frozen. The food won't decompose, so won't taint other freezer contents, nor will your kitchen or bins smell.
My mother made parched corn with popcorn. Where do I buy corn on the cob (she shucked it off cob)?
What can I make with barley and cream of mushroom soup?
I'm 16 and I work at Paul's Drive-In. The first time I made a cone, It was slanted and had to be re-made. My co-workers showed me how to make a good cone.
I make my lunch the night before I have classes each day. Usually I bring for lunch whatever I have leftover from my dinner. If it doesn't sound appealing, I use Pita bread pockets cut in four quarters and get inventive.
Do I have to use cooking spray on silicone bake pans before I bake a meatloaf?
I have discovered that fat free coffee creamer is gluten and lactose free. I use coffee creamer as a substitute for cream or milk in my chowders and any soups calling for dairy. Cook a little extra potato, puree them in the blender and add the puree with the creamer to thicken your soup. No flour needed.
This comes in many flavors, sizes, and sweetened, sugar- free and fat-free. I use this in all cake recipes to replace milk or water.
Does anyone have a Weight Watchers recipe from the 80s for tofu Spanish rice? It had grated carrots, celery, and tomatoes and was cooked in a skillet. Thank you.
Sugar that had not been opened is hard. Can it be softed before the bag is opened?
I have read many of the posts, but have a few questions. Mine seems fine until I remove it from the heat and add the chocolate chips. Suddenly it becomes sandy/gritty and I have to try and save it.
I opened a 21 oz can of peach pie filling by mistake to make an ambrosia fruit salad. I put the opened canned peaches in a plastic container. It has been in the refridgerator about 2-3 weeks. Is it still safe to use? I would like to bake a cake or pie with it.
My grandson just loves this. I have tried making it, but he says it's not like Shoney's. Anyone have their recipe? Thanks in advance if I can't find my way back.
When you are cooking any and all food dishes, always add a teaspoon of sugar. It enhances the spices and flavors of what you are making; as does salt to any sweet recipes you are about to make.
Why do you have to add sugar? Will this not make the cucumbers too sweet?
I have a leftover grilled swordfish. How can I turn that into bite size appetizers? Marinade? cook?
After slicing mangoes, I would like to make a sweet syrup to add to them before freezing. What type would be best?
How long can you keep orange juice you have frozen in a bottle?
Can you refreeze deer hot dogs that were defrosted outside of the refrigator for a day?
If you have a basic ready made margherita (cheese and tomato) pizza from a supermarket, consider making it a bit special by adding sun-dried tomato, which really intensifies the tomato taste.
Can you freeze Armour jarred dried beef? I did not use it all when I opened it.
How many pounds of shredded chicken would I need for a group of 240 women? It will be seasoned, cooked in crockpots, and shredded to go over tortilla chips with toppings as a salad. I have a recipe that calls for cooking 3 lbs of chicken so determining the amount needed determines how many batches to make.
This is the best sandwich I ever had and I hadn't had a good one since my husband passed away. He did all the cooking and so the taste of this was a real treat for me.
I will be canning green beans in a regular canning pot, not a pressure cooker. Do you do as you would with a pressure cooker? Then how long do you need to cook them?
Can I use the plastic lids that come with CorningWare casseroles in the microwave?