What’s that?

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Can you figure out what this item is used for? Take a guess, and you’ll be entered into a random drawing to win the item. You don’t have to guess correctly. We’ll publish the most creative guesses in our Thursday food section. We won’t reveal any of the guesses until Thursday so someone who does […] [Read More]
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What’s that?: Updated

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We asked readers of the Recipe Box blog to identify the kitchen item pictured. Here are some of the guesses: Mold for making Jello Easter eggs Herb storer It is the Good Grips ice cube tray, designed to allow release of one or multiple cubes at a time. It sells for $4.99 at Different Drummer’s […] [Read More]
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Savor and share: Sauces

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The right sauce can turn a plate of grain, vegetables or pasta into something memorable. Send us your favorite sauce recipes for the Recipe Box of May 15. Post recipes using the comment link. Please include your name and the number of servings. (And please spell out measurements: teaspoon, tablespoon, cups, etc. It’s our style.) […] [Read More]
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What’s That?: Updated

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We asked readers of the Recipe Box blog to identify the kitchen item pictured. Here are some of the guesses: Taco filler Celery cutter String bean slicer It is the Quick Skewer XL, designed to speed the process of assembling kebabs. It sells for $6.99 at Different Drummer’s Kitchen. This week’s randomly selected winner is […] [Read More]
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What’s That?: Updated

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We asked readers of the Recipe Box blog to identify the kitchen items pictured. Here are some of the guesses: Dough spacers Puff pastry Salt catcher They are Pop-Up sponges; a set of three sells for $3.99 at Different Drummer’s Kitchen. This week’s randomly selected winner is Katie W. Check out the Recipe Box on […] [Read More]
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Savor and Share: Savory pies

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Send us your favorite way to prepare a savory pie for the Recipe Box of May 1. Post recipes using the comment link. Please include your name and number of servings. (And please spell out measurements: teaspoon, tablespoon, cups, etc. It’s our style.) Don’t forget Mexican recipes for April 24. And it’s not too early […] [Read More]
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What’s that?: Updated

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We asked readers of the Recipe Box blog to identify the kitchen item pictured. Here are some of the guesses: Ear plugs Silicone truss Bag tie It is the FoodLoop, described as the first heat-resistant silicone food trussing tool. A set of four sells for $9.99 at Different Drummer’s Kitchen. This week’s randomly selected winner […] [Read More]
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Savor and share: Mexican favorites

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In honor of Cinco de Mayo, send us your favorite Mexican dish for the Recipe Box of April 24. Post recipes on the Recipe Box blog at http://blog.timesunion.com/recipebox. Please include your name, address, phone number and number of servings. (And please spell out measurements: teaspoon, tablespoon, cups, etc. It’s our style.) Don’t forget grain recipes […] [Read More]
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