rick alan's Recent Activity

  1. rick alan replied to the thread ideas for food that requires no utensils.

    Any vegetable casserole with eggs and flour to congeal, and perhaps served cold.

    Sep 16, 2019 at 2:53 AM
  2. rick alan replied to the thread Super Tenderizing Chicken Marinade - how did they do it?.

    Thanks all, this is all very interesting. I tell you though, they sell by the chicken and not the pound, and this was a very nice [mass...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 2:38 AM
  3. rick alan replied to the thread Best way to chop saffron?.

    I don't know if I'm the odd-ball here (in particular) but to me Saffron tastes a lot like fermented shrimp paste, so I can't imagine...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 2:24 AM
  4. rick alan posted a new thread.

    Super Tenderizing Chicken Marinade - how did they do it?

    I recently bought a grocery rotisserie chicken I never tried before (it was a Shaws market), and it was amazingly tender, fall-apart...

    Forum: Food & Cooking

    Sep 13, 2019 at 7:03 PM
  5. rick alan replied to the thread Walk in the forest, I found some nice Porcini mushrooms!.

    Bolitus mushrooms, those with tubes under the cap instead of gills, are benign for the most part. There is only one species that is...

    Sep 13, 2019 at 6:51 PM
  6. rick alan replied to the thread Best way to chop saffron?.

    Saffron.com sells pulverized saffron, they claim it doesn't affect shelf life, though you perhaps loose some "high notes" faster that...

    Sep 13, 2019 at 6:35 PM
  7. rick alan liked foodpump's post in the thread Ceramic steel vs. Metal.

    Oh geez.... Ultimate statements like this will bring out all the knife nuts and faux metallurgists and start another war.... Besides,...

    Sep 12, 2019 at 10:53 PM
  8. rick alan replied to the thread Idea for a monthly cooking challenge....

    Lead and arsenic are not absorbed by plants, so far as I have heard, but can of course settle on these from polluted soil. Thorough...

    Sep 11, 2019 at 11:45 PM