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  Topic: curing salt? saltpeter? pink salt? cheesecloth?
fsutrill

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PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:50 pm   Subject: curing salt? saltpeter? pink salt? cheesecloth?
I want to try and make corned beef (I live in Lyon, France) and other cured meats. Where can I find saltpeter (Alton Brown's recipe) and pink salt (CIA Garde Manger)? I figured that a place that cures ...
  Topic: Cream of tartar in France?
fsutrill

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PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Wed Sep 02, 2009 6:54 pm   Subject: Cream of tartar in France?
*sigh* Thanks Clotilde! That reminds me of the time I wanted epsom salts for soaking and disinfecting a foot wound for my son! The pharmacist said, "Mais ca c'est pour....pour...quand qqun ne peut pas ...
  Topic: Cream of tartar in France?
fsutrill

Replies: 12
Views: 40774

PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 7:54 pm   Subject: Cream of tartar in France?
I needed a break from all my "stuff" (could be called procrastinating). And here was something I actually knew about Smile
Glad to be of service! Cool

Any word yet on the baking powder sub for the C ...
  Topic: Cream of tartar in France?
fsutrill

Replies: 12
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PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 2:51 pm   Subject: Cream of tartar in France?
thanks- I thought about the butter, but one of the recipes said "DON'T use straight butter, you'll be disappointed" and I read somewhere else that butter will produce a flatter, crisper cookie. I tot ...
  Topic: Cream of tartar in France?
fsutrill

Replies: 12
Views: 40774

PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 12:36 pm   Subject: Cream of tartar in France?
that's awesome - the recipe is pretty standard-
1 1/2 c sugar
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup shortening (I was thinking Vegeline would be a good sub?)
2 eggs
2 3/4 c flour
2 t cream of tartar
1 t bakin ...
  Topic: Cream of tartar in France?
fsutrill

Replies: 12
Views: 40774

PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Wed Aug 26, 2009 2:13 pm   Subject: Cream of tartar in France?
I want to make snickerdoodles (and pass the recipe out to French friends in an English class here in France for Christmas) and the recipe calls for Cream of tartar. (acide tartrique or creme de tartre ...
  Topic: American foods in Paris
fsutrill

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PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:55 pm   Subject: American foods in Paris
Just an aside.......Auchan in Rome has real honest-to-God Philadelphia Cream Cheese !! But of course it's a long way from Paris......

Yeah, I somehow think the price of travel could possibly be mo ...
  Topic: American foods in Paris
fsutrill

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PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2005 9:40 pm   Subject: American foods in Paris
AAAH! Our Carrefour cheese counter had real cheddar!!!
  Topic: American foods in Paris
fsutrill

Replies: 45
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PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2005 3:05 pm   Subject: American foods in Paris
So you would be somewhere near Bellecour, right? If you catch the 30 bus, it will drop you right in front of the leader price "La Plaine" (also the name of the bus stop...
  Topic: American foods in Paris
fsutrill

Replies: 45
Views: 111512

PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2005 12:27 am   Subject: American foods in Paris
You can find real cream cheese at yes, the Real McCoy, Thanksgiving and the Grande Epicerie at Le Bon Marche. Thanksgiving has a website. All places very expensive.
Cheddar cheese can be purchase ...
  Topic: Has anyone seen... *insert list here* ?
fsutrill

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PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 10:13 pm   Subject: Re: Yes, you can buy Philadelphia cream cheese in Paris!

As for baking powder--it's called bicarbonate de soudure and you can find it at most grocery stores (I have seen it at Monoprix next to the salt). As for baking soda--I believe it's called leveure c ...
  Topic: Jalapenos
fsutrill

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PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 9:49 pm   Subject: Jalapenos
I was reading the thread down below on Mexican food and wondered if anyone in France has ever seen a fresh jalapeno? That is my "holy grail" of cooking ingredients here and I haven't seen one since w ...
  Topic: American foods in Paris
fsutrill

Replies: 45
Views: 111512

PostForum: Paris & France   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2005 9:41 pm   Subject: American foods in Paris
why would anyone want american food in Paris...kool aid....come on

Well, when you live here and you GOTTA have a root beer....but the prices are completely outrageous- 9 euros for a pack of oreos, ...
 
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