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Cooking a giant chicken shawarma

I'm trying to find info which will explain the method of how to put together a big chicken shawarma on a skewer (about 20kg). So far I've found nothing. Can ...

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A special chicken curry dish

I'm am trying to duplicate a wonderful dish for curry chicken. It contained peas, carrots, onions, chicken quarters, curry and apricot nectar. It was a dish ...

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A special baked chicken recipe

I'm looking for a baked chicken recipe that has a breaded chicken baked in a button-mushroom-white-wine-and-butter sauce. It is served in a local supper club...

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Loin chops, centercut lamb chops

I have been trying everything to find a recipe for centercut lamb chops. I have found many recipes for every other type of lamb. Can you please help me out?

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Baking multiple hams

If you have two hams, both of differing weights, and the directions say to cook at 15 minutes per pound, how long do you cook? Do you add the two weights tog...

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What is brisket?

Could you please tell me what a "brisket" refers to? Is it a particular cut of meat or is it a meat that has been cured in some fashion first?

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What is American Chop Suey?

Years ago a common offering in many small local restaurants in the Boston area was a dish called "American Chop Suey." As I recall it contained ground beef, ...

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What are short ribs?

I would like to know of the origin of short ribs. I am looking for a little history. Also what part of the steer does it come from? Is it the last few ribs a...

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Hamburger: fat content of ground beef

I’ve been buying extra-lean ground beef for a long while. Is ground turkey better or do you still have to watch that, too? I’m tired of skinless chicken brea...

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What is tomato paste?

In an American recipe they asked for tomato paste. What should I be using, because I did try tomato puree and it was so strong in the end it was awful.

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Adding hamburger to Pasta e Fagioli

I went to Olive Garden and we had and there was hamburger in it, which I found so good. All the recipes I’ve come across for it online have no hamburger, so ...

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What is jicama?

Can you explain how to use "jicama" – I think I know it is a fruit, but, I'm not really sure. Are there any other uses for it other than just eating like a f...

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