Meat Answers

What is Chicken/Veal Oscar?

I need to find out what Chicken Oscar is. I am going to a wedding and this is one of the selections on the menu to pick from, and I do not know what it is. I...

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What to cook in Madeira & Brittany

We are leaving on Sunday for a week in Madeira and Brittany and in both places we are staying in apartments that have full kitchens with utensils, but no con...

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What are gelatin leaves?

I have a recipe for Irish Creme Mousse Cake that uses gelatin leaves in the preparation. What are gelatin leaves? Are there any substitutes?

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Pearl hot dogs in New York

A few weeks ago I visited my parents in Boston. While I was there my mother served me "Pearl" brand hot dogs. They were the best hot dogs I have ever eaten. ...

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Guinness-spiked meatloaf

I recently went to an Irish pub that had as a specialty meatloaf made with Guinness stout. I stayed for the beer but was really curious about the recipe. Hav...

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A barbecue for 50

I’m helping to plan a BBQ for a mixed group of 50 seniors with a menu of steak and chicken, and a modified potluck of appetizers, salads, and dessert. Can yo...

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Browning meat

When browning chicken with the skin on, the skin always sticks to the pan. I usually use olive oil or a mixture of butter and olive oil and use Le Creuset co...

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What is Pheasant Under Glass?

I teach at a community college in the culinary arts dept. and a student recently asked me what pheasant under glass is. I told him I did not know that answer...

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What is foie gras?

How does goose compare to turkey, as far as taste is concerned? Do you know a good goose recipe for the holidays?

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Preparing doves & game birds

I will be going hunting for doves soon. I would like to know how to hang them, bleed them, pluck them – anything that would make the process easier and safer.

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Roasting a turkey in an oven bag

Wondered what you thought about Reynold’s oven cooking bags for roasting a turkey, or what the best method would be?

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How to make Broasted chicken

I once ate broasted chicken. It looked to me like a deep-fry presser cooker of some kind was used. Can I do this sort of thing at home? P.S. I have looked in...

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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 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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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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