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Marie Callender's Frozen Pie Crusts Instructions
Could someone give me the directions for baking a Marie Callender's frozen pie crust?
Reviews of the Butterball Fully Cooked Smoked Turkey
Has anyone tried the Butterball fully cooked smoked turkey? Is it good enough to serve to guests for Thanksgiving?
George Foreman Contact Roaster Instructions and Recipes
George Foreman Contact Roaster Instructions and Recipes. I have a George Foreman Contact Roaster that was given to me by a dear friend as a gift. When I opened it, it has no instructions or cookbook to go with it and it was the only one they had at the store.
Easy Peeling and Cutting of Sweet Potatoes and Yams
Is there an easy way to peel and cut up raw sweet potatoes and yams?
Mashed Potatoes for 40 People
How many lbs. of potatoes would be needed to feed 40 people mashed potatoes?
Nu-Wave Oven Turkey Instructions
I ordered a Nu-Wave Oven, but the recipe books are on backorder. Does anyone have the turkey cooking instructions? Thank you.
Eggs After Their "Sell By" Date
How long do eggs last after the expiration date?
How Many Ounces is a No. 303 Can?
I have an old recipe that calls for a NO. 303 can of fruit cocktail. What size can would that be in ounces? It is used in a great recipe for a fruit cocktail cake that is very moist. Thanks for any help on this.
Recipes For After Bypass Surgery
My Dad just had quadruple heart bypass surgery and I know he will need to change his eating habits. I was wondering if anyone could suggest some recipes or recipe books with good recipes suited to his needs?
Can You Freeze Crisco?
Has anyone ever tried freezing Crisco vegetable shortening? I have a huge can of it and don't want it to go bad.
Recipe for Mrs. Dash Salt Free Hamburger Mix
Mrs Dash's Salt Free used to have a hamburger mix, and it has been discontinued. Does anyone know the spice mixture, so that it can be made at home?
Recipe For Cherry Mash Candy
I would like a recipe for cherry mash candy using the canned cherry frosting.
"Dressing Up" Canned Cranberry Sauce
I'm looking for ways to "dress up" plain canned cranberry sauce since I won't be making homemade sauce this year. Any ideas?
Marie Callender's Pie Crust
I bought a pie from Marie Callender's and everyone loved the pie crust. I'm wondering if anyone can find a recipe that is as good as that one? It might be an oil or combination of shortening and oil?
Number of Cups in a Box of Macaroni
How many cups of elbow macaroni in a 12 ounce box of macaroni?
Refrigerator Door Left Open
My husband accidentally left the the refrigerator door partially open. Do I throw all food away? I found this out at 6 am and we went to bed at 11 pm last night. I really need advice on this please.
Flavoring Wilton Candy Melts
I bought some white Wilton Candy Melts, but the store did not have any "candy flavoring". Can I use regular flavoring, maybe with a little oil? How can I flavor these? Please help, as soon as possible.
Ratio of Shortening to Oil for Substitutions in Cooking
What is the ratio for shortening to oil?
Making Hot Chocolate for a Large Group Inexpensively
I have to get hot chocolate for the whole 5th grade in October. Does anyone have any ideas? Which kind would be less expensive? Would it be packets, milk, or what? There are 80 kids in the 5th grade. Thanks.
Stouffer's Tuna Casserole
I have tried many tuna casseroles and found one that I really like. It is Stouffer's microwave tuna casserole. It has tuna, noodles, peas, mushrooms, and sauce.
The Best Place To Buy Vanilla Beans
Recently there was a tip on how to make your own vanilla extract. Does anyone have an idea of where is the best place to get the vanilla beans?
Shelf Life of Swanson Chicken Broth in Cartons
My brother drives a tractor-trailer and ended up with 3 cases of Swanson chicken broth in the carton like boxes. They expire this month; can freeze these and/or does the 2 year after the date rule apply to these like other canned food? Thanks.
Converting Two Pounds of Potatoes to Cups
I am trying to convert pounds to cups. If I have 2 lbs of potatoes, how many cups is that?
Cutting Frozen Meat
I was given a 10 lb. package of turkey breast from a deli. A great gift, but it is frozen solid. What can I use to cut it into smaller size portions? I can't slice it this way and if I thaw it out whole I can't possibly eat it all before it spoils.
Recipes for Ramen Noodles Without Using the Seasoning Packets
I have high blood pressure, so I can't have lots of salt. I like ramen noodles plus they're cheap, but I can't have all that sodium. Is there any way to make ramen noodles taste great with out using the salty seasoning? Thanks.
Reheating a Frozen Pre-cooked Pumpkin Pie
I would like to know if a cooked pumpkin pie can be frozen? If so how long would you reheat when ready to use? I over cooked for Thanksgiving and hate to throw it away if I can use at a later date.
How Do I Soften Hard Table Salt?
I have some regular table salt that became hard. Is there a way I can get it back to its normal state?
Anyone have a favorite recipe of Pierogies? Or maybe a unique filling? Or even a favorite way of using the frozen ones? I just discovered these little things in the frozen foods section and we love them.
Remedy For Burnt Soup?
I made a huge pot of vegetable soup and the bottom scorched. I removed the soup, cleaned the pot and put the soup back in, but it tastes like burnt soup. How do I get rid of that taste?
Keeping Soup Noodles from Absorbing Broth
I made homemade chicken noodle soup. After storing overnight in the refrigerator, I noticed the noodles had absorbed most of the broth. How do keep this from happening?
Eating Canned Mackerel
Can you eat mackerel in brine straight out of the can?
Diabetic Cookie Recipes
I am looking for diabetic cookie recipes.
Jello Recipe with Cherry Pie Filling
I used to have a great recipe for the holidays that I seem to have misplaced. It was a Jello recipe that actually uses cherry pie filling in it. Does anyone happen to have it or to know where I can find it again? It was a favorite of ours and it's just disappeared.
Can I Freeze Havarti Cheese?
I bought Havarti cheese from Costco, I would like to freeze some. Is it OK, as long as I use my food saver?
Potato Salad For 100 People
How much potato salad for 100 people?
Nu-Wave Temperature Conversions
What are the corresponding temperatures on a Nu-Wave ovens with a dial from 1 to 10?
Cooking Stuffed Pork Chops in Convection Oven
What is the time and temperature for cooking stuffed pork chops in a convection oven?
Cooking a Turkey in a Foreman Rotisserie
How long should we cook a turkey in our George Foreman Jr rotisserie?
How Much Cabbage Do I Need to Make Cole Slaw for 150 - 200 People?
How many heads of cabbage does it take to make cole slaw for 150 to 200 people?
Chili is Too Sweet
I put too much sugar in a batch of Chili and was wondering what to do.
Making Dumplings in the Oven
Does anyone know if there is a way to make dumplings in the oven or a way to make them other than on the top of a stew, etc.?
Pound Cake from Boxed Cake Mix
How can I make a pound cake out of ordinary cake mix in a box?
Using Bisquick After Expiration Date
I have out of date Bisquick. Is there anything I can do with it besides throwing it away?
Can You Drink the Water Used to Boil Eggs?
Is it safe to drink the water that you have boiled eggs in? If not, why not?
Can I Freeze Stuffing?
I made 2 batches of stuffing. One with apples, and one with mushrooms and onions. Can I freeze them? I was worried it would become watery. Of course, I could always add gravy.
Can I Freeze a Baked Sweet Potato Pie?
Is it OK to freeze a baked sweet potato pie?
Thickening Apple Butter
How do I thicken apple butter?
Homemade Butter Flavored Crisco
Does anybody know how to make your own butter flavor crisco?
Preparing Previously Frozen Beets
I froze some beets from my garden. Is there a special way to prepare them for the table? Can I just let them thaw and serve them cold or would I have to heat them? How would I heat them? Any suggestions?
Bison French Onion Dip Recipe (Copycat)
I am looking for a recipe that taste as close as possible to "Bison French Onion Dip". My brother moved to New Mexico, and they don't sell this dip there. To have four small tubs of it shipped to him would cost over fifty dollars.
Taco Soup Recipe Without Ranch Dressing
Years ago I used to make a taco soup that contained hamburger, taco seasoning, tomatoes, and Velveeta. I can't remember the rest of the ingredients, or the directions. I do know it contained "no" Ranch dressing.
Baking Frozen Homemade Pies
I'm freezing unbaked, homemade fruit pies. I would like to know if I can bake them from the freezer without thawing them and what oven temperature to use. Will my Pyrex take freezer to oven use? Thank you.
What is the Ratio of Yeast to Flour When Baking?
How many ounces of yeast do I need for 5 lb of flour?
Storing Applesauce in Ziplock Freezer Bags
I don't have jars to put the applesauce in and was wondering if I could put it in freezer type ziplock bags and put it in the freezer, without changing the taste, and how long it would last?
UK Equivalent to Club Soda
I have seen loads of reference to club soda but don't know what the UK equivalent would be. Does anyone have a brand name to quote? I'm not sure if it is a liquid soda water, bicarbonate of soda, or soda crystals which are being referred to.
Where Can I Find A Round Rubber Jar Opener
Hi, I am trying to find a jar opener. It's usually round, rubbery with a slight texture to it. It's usually given as a give-a-way from businesses. You hold it in your hand as you are attempting to open a tight jar lid.
Freezing and Reheating Breakfast Egg Casseroles
I am trying to get a definitive answer regarding freezing breakfast egg casseroles. Does one bake them and then freeze? Or freeze them unbaked?
Light vs. Dark Kidney Beans
Light vs Dark: Can anyone tell me what the difference is between light red kidney beans and dark red kidney beans? Also, what's the difference regarding brown sugar?
Mixing Instructions for Hitachi Bread Machine
What are the mixing instructions according to the use and care manual for Hitachi HB-B102?
Can I Freeze Tuna Salad?
Can tuna fish salad (tuna and mayo mixed together) be frozen?
Peanut Butter Fudge Not Hardening
How can I salvage Peanut Butter Fudge that has not hardened?
Measuring Soft Butter
I only have soft butter and need to know how much is 1 stick?
Using Expired Cocoa Powder
I have a container of Kroger cocoa powder with a sell by date of Nov. 29, 2004. The container is made of cardboard with a metal top and metal bottom.
Recipes Using Canned Venison
I was wondering if anyone had any ideas or recipes to share that use canned venison. I have been canning it all weekend and would like some yummy recipes to use this winter.
Using a 30 Cup Coffee Pot
How many cups of coffee should I use in a 30 cup coffee pot?
Using a Cake Mix That's Expired
Can baking powder be added to freshen a cake mix past it's expiration date? During my late husband's bout with cancer, a lot of food items didn't get used since he didn't have an appetite.
Blimpie's Vinegar and Oil
I am searching for the ratio used for Blimpie's vinegar/oil combination. How much of each? I think it is a combination of red wine vinegar and olive oil. (I could be wrong.) Thanks for any help!
Substituting Peanut Butter for Peanut Butter Chips
I need to substitute peanut butter for 12 ounces peanut butter chips. How can I do that?
Blanching Vegetables in an Instant Pot
I got a food dehydrator for Christmas and have been experimenting with it recently. I recently got an Instant Pot pressure cooker with a steamer basket. It seems like the perfect solution for blanching vegetables prior to dehydrating. Any recommendations on what to set my Instant Pot to in order to blanch vegetables like potatoes, tomatoes and carrots?
Recipes Using Pork and Beans
I have cans of pork and beans and need recipes for these. I am tired of the same old "open can and heat and eat". I would like to know how i can use these up.
Freezing Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Can mashed sweet potatoes be frozen?
Calculating Servings Based on Pan Size
How many servings of lasagna will I get from a pan 20 3/4 inches x 12 13/16 inches x 3 3/8 inches, if I want a 4 inch serving?
How much margarine is a "stick"?
Quite a number of recipes call for stick margarine. We can only buy block margarine. Can you tell me what weight is in a stick? Would love to try some of the recipes. Thank you.
Can I Replace Shortening With Cooking Oil?
Can I substitute cooking oil for shortening in oatmeal cookies?
Recipe for Rex Jelly
Does anyone know how to make the old fashioned Rex Jelly? or maybe a place to buy it? I remember it from my childhood.
Converting Recipes to Weight Watcher Points Format
I'd like to see some recipes posted that are Weight Watcher friendly and show the point values. Or, does anyone know how to convert a recipe to show how many points are in a serving? Thanks.
Bob Evans' Border Scramble
Does anyone have the authentic recipe for Bob Evans' "Border Scramble?". It is from several years ago and there doesn't seem to be a copycat recipe. I wrote the Bob Evans site and they either can't or won't share.
I would like to find a recipe for Escalloped Apples. Does anyone have one, or know where I may find one? I have a good looking recipe from Pampered Chef for an Escalloped Apple Pie, and need to make the Escalloped Apples, for I can't find them anywhere but the Schwann Co. and they are too expensive for me.
Making Canned Chili Taste Homemade
How do you make canned chili taste like homemade?
How Many Cups Of Chicken Meat On A Whole Chicken
Does anyone know the equivalent measurement for how many cups of chicken meat you can get from stewing/poaching an average size (3 to 4 lb.) chicken?
Freezing Cooked Green Beans
Can you freeze fresh cooked green beans and red potatoes?
Shelf Life of Tuna Packaged in Pouches
I have a couple of unopened pouches of tuna and albacore. I don't think they have expiration dates on them, so how long can go by before it's too late to open and use them?
Potatoes Stored in Garage Froze
I have yellow potatoes laying out in my garage and we have 3-4 inches of snow on the ground and they are all frozen. I need to know if I can just keep them frozen and put them in bags and into the freezer. I really don't want to waste them.
Longhorn's Onion Petals
Does anyone have the recipe for Onion Petals that are served at Longhorns. I had a recipe for it, but when my computer crashed, I lost it.
Corn Pudding Casserole That Can Feed 40-50 People
I need a good recipe for Corn Pudding Casserole that can easily be expanded to feed 40-50 people.
Substituting Spaghetti Sauce for Pizza Sauce
Is there anything I can add to spaghetti sauce to make it taste more like pizza sauce? At $1.58 for a large jar of spaghetti sauce vs. $1.88 for a small jar of pizza sauce, there has to be some kind of seasoning I can add to make spaghetti sauce taste more like pizza sauce.
Recipes for the Small Slow Cooker
I have just purchased a small slow cooker with a capacity of 1-5 liters. Are there any recipes for this size cooker? Or is there a method of reducing larger portion recipes? I have looked at several slow cooker recipe books, they all appear to be for large families.
Using a Frozen Pie Crust With Expired Date
Today is Dec.1, 2014. I have a few frozen pie crusts in the original package. The date stamped on the packages is September 2012. Can I still use them?
Freezing Imitation Crabmeat
Can imitation crabmeat be refrozen safely? Local grocery stores tend to sell previously frozen crabmeat. I may not always want to use it immediately.
Placing Hot Pans on Glass Tops Stoves
I just purchased a glass top oven, but haven't used the stove top yet. With my traditional coil top I used to take my pot off the burner and transfer it to a cold burner to stop the cooking process. Will this crack the top? Can I place a hot pan from the oven onto the cold surface top?
Canned Tomatoes Have a Metallic Taste
I make salsa using store-bought tomatoes in a can. The salsa has a "can" taste that I don't like. Does anyone know of a trick to cut that taste out? Thanks.
Substituting Marshmallows for Marshmallow Cream
Can you substitute marshmallows for marshmallow cream in fudge? if so, how many large marshmallows equal a 7 ounce jar?
Scorched Taste in Cheese Soup
How do I get rid of the scorched taste in my cheese soup?
Minced Garlic vs. Fresh
Does anyone have any opinion about buying minced garlic vs. fresh? It appears at first that the minced jar at Walmart might end up saving a little money.
Bisquick Date Nut Bar Recipe
I am looking for an old recipe that came out in a free little paperback booklet from Bisquick about 40-50 years ago. My mom made these cookies bars called "Date Nut Bars".
English Version of Graham Crackers
What are the English version of Graham Crackers?
Recipes for a Galloping Gourmet Perfection Aire Countertop Convection Oven
I would like to find recipes for Galloping Gourmet Perfection Aire Convection cooker.
Adding Fruit to Corn Muffins
I need a recipe that turns corn muffin mix into fruity muffins that my 5 year old son's preschool class will love. Any tried and true recipes?
Cooking Oil Without Soy
I would like to know if all Vegetable oils have soy in them, as I can't have soy. I need a light oil that can accommodate high temperatures, like for frying or sauteing. Is Canola oil a good oil? Thanks!
Loop Restaurant Creamy Tomato Bisque Recipe
I am looking for a recipe for Loop's tomato bisque.
Substitute for Sherry Vinegar
What can I substitute for sherry vinegar for making vinaigrette?
Can I Smoke Meat Using Sweet Gum?
Has anyone ever used sweet gum wood to smoke meat with?
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