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Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-22-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,963
Posted By JoniBGoode
I use Jen Eloff's Thickener from her Simply...

I use Jen Eloff's Thickener from her Simply Splendid Low Carb cook books. Jen used to post on this forum, I don't know if she still does.

If something is just a bit too juicy I use a quick...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-08-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 90,841
Posted By JoniBGoode
It's not you, it's your oven!

Usually crispy outside and uncooked inside is a sign that stuff has been baked at too high a temp.

Try turning your oven down 25 degrees and see if that helps. A lot of ovens are not accurately...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-20-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,601
Posted By JoniBGoode
I use xanthan gum, glucomannan and chia gel to...

I use xanthan gum, glucomannan and chia gel to thicken a lot of things, but xanthan makes a very gel-like gravy. Instead, I rely on Jen's Thickener from Jennifer Eloff's books for a gravy that is at...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-23-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,606
Posted By JoniBGoode
Thank you so much! This is exactly what I was...

Thank you so much! This is exactly what I was looking for!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-23-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,109
Posted By JoniBGoode
Okay, thanks metga, good to know!

Okay, thanks metga, good to know!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-22-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,109
Posted By JoniBGoode
Maybe it is the dairy, but I can't get it to...

Maybe it is the dairy, but I can't get it to work. I tried Dannon Yogurt, Heavy Whipping Cream, 2% milk, evaporated milk and a whey protein shake I had in the fridge. In each case, I mixed 2 TBSP...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-22-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,082
Posted By JoniBGoode
Yeah, I just double-checked and a cup of granular...

Yeah, I just double-checked and a cup of granular E is significantly heavier. I have both granular and powdered E in quart plastic jars in my pantry right now. Each jar contains about 3 cups of E....
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-22-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,082
Posted By JoniBGoode
I wish I could blame my less-than-stellar low...

I wish I could blame my less-than-stellar low carb baking results on that!! :hyst: But I never weighed ingredients.

I think for me, it's that you have to throw out everything you ever learned...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-22-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,082
Posted By JoniBGoode
Glad to be of help!! For me, it is totally worth...

Glad to be of help!! For me, it is totally worth the extra to buy powdered Erythritol. I don't use it for everything. For example, if I'm sweetening tea or adding it to any liquid, I do use the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-22-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,082
Posted By JoniBGoode
In terms of sweetening power, a pound of granular...

In terms of sweetening power, a pound of granular Erythritol is equal to a pound of powdered Erythritol.

But yeah, I believe that if you measured it, a pound of granular Erythritol would be about...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-22-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,109
Posted By JoniBGoode
Interesting, metga! Where do you buy...

Interesting, metga! Where do you buy non-sweetened condensed milk? I've seen evaporated milk, but all the condensed milk I've seen has sugar in it. I'll have to try it.

Yes, the yogurt will...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-22-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By JoniBGoode
Thank you soooo much!

Thank you soooo much!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-22-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By JoniBGoode
Looking for Pecan Tarts?

I KNOW that at one point I saw a recipe on here for little Pecan Tarts -- maybe by Dottie? I thought I saved it, but you know how that goes! Can anyone direct me to a link?:help:

And if you have a...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-22-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,830
Posted By JoniBGoode
Whipper -- I second the Healthy Life bread. Some...

Whipper -- I second the Healthy Life bread. Some stores outside the Midwest do have it -- I'm now in South Carolina, and in our area only Kroger carries it. (In Chicago every grocery store carried...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-22-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,109
Posted By JoniBGoode
Elaine -- Cherries

Wal-Mart sells a cherry pie filling with no sugar added, that is okay. If memory serves, it's about 8 g of carb per 1/3 cup serving, which is plenty to top this cheesecake.

I like my pie filling...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-22-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,109
Posted By JoniBGoode
Yeah, the problem with the original recipe is...

Yeah, the problem with the original recipe is that sweetened condensed milk becomes firmer than pudding simply by adding an acid ingredient like lemon juice. I don't think a sugar-free condensed milk...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-22-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,082
Posted By JoniBGoode
Most of the time, if the recipe says "1 cup of...

Most of the time, if the recipe says "1 cup of powdered Erythritol" it means one cup of the kind that is already powdered before you purchase it.

If the recipe wants you to use granular...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-21-2011, 03:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,508
Posted By JoniBGoode
I'm cooking for two, too! I'll do a roasted...

I'm cooking for two, too! I'll do a roasted turkey breast (memo to self: don't overcook it, so it'll be nice and juicy!), gravy, smashed cauli with sage butter. I'm also going to roast veggies in the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-21-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,109
Posted By JoniBGoode
A Different Cheery Cherry Cheese Pie

Or here is a version I created last year that uses no condensed milk at all...

No Bake Cherry Cheesecake

One of my favorite high-carb holiday desserts was a cheese “pie” with a cheese-cake like...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-21-2011, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,536
Posted By JoniBGoode
I'm also guilty of using stuff after its...

I'm also guilty of using stuff after its expiration date.

But be aware that meat rotting is not the primary concern. The bigger concern is foodborne illness, like salmonella and staphylococcus,...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-21-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,442
Posted By JoniBGoode
Pirate Jenny, would you be willing to share your...

Pirate Jenny, would you be willing to share your gravy/marinade recipe? It sounds fabulous!

[QUOTE=piratejenny;14575170]In that case, I guess I would go with spices like paprika (smoked paprika is...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-21-2011, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,480
Posted By JoniBGoode
I have read that the problem with Poly-D is that...

I have read that the problem with Poly-D is that it is so high fiber that it, um, distorts your normal digestive process. Some people claim that if you start off with small amounts and gradually...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-21-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,720
Posted By JoniBGoode
Here ya go: Very Stabilized Whipped Cream by...

Here ya go:

Very Stabilized Whipped Cream by Joni

1 package unflavored gelatin
2 TBSP water
1/8 tsp Jen’s Eloff’s Thickener or xanthan gum
1 pint whipping cream
1/3 c. Powdered Erythritol ...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-05-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,956
Posted By JoniBGoode
ITA Montreal Steak (Or Montreal Chicken), Mrs....

ITA Montreal Steak (Or Montreal Chicken), Mrs. Dash (any flavor), fresh garlic and onion powder.

But I think the key is to vary the seasonings. If you use any one constantly, it will become less...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-05-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,619
Posted By JoniBGoode
If it looks and smells okay, I would use it. Most...

If it looks and smells okay, I would use it. Most expiration dates on nonperishable food simply mean that the taste or texture may not be as good after the expiration date.

To be even safer, you...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-03-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By JoniBGoode
Because you are melting the butter with the...

Because you are melting the butter with the chocolate, coconut oil or even oil should be okay.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-01-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By JoniBGoode
Grant, most dips for veggies are flavored sour...

Grant, most dips for veggies are flavored sour cream -- and sour cream is fairly low in carbs. If you are doing low fat as well, you could use a lowfat or fatfree sour cream. Or you could throw...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-01-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By JoniBGoode
If you look for recipes for "New York style"...

If you look for recipes for "New York style" cheesecake, I believe they are drier, denser and not as creamy. I think that's the type of cheesecake you are looking for. There is one in George Stella's...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-01-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,237
Posted By JoniBGoode
Another option would be to cook it, and freeze it...

Another option would be to cook it, and freeze it cooked. Cooking drastically slows the deterioration process. You could microwave the semi-frozen fish until cooked through, if you are in a hurry.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-01-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,566
Posted By JoniBGoode
I make this too, but put the cheese on the bottom...

I make this too, but put the cheese on the bottom with just a few teaspoons of sauce, then toppings like sausage or pepperoni. It's delicious!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-01-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,707
Posted By JoniBGoode
Me, too! This is my go-to thickener, because it...

Me, too! This is my go-to thickener, because it doesn't clump and has reliable results!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-01-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,407
Posted By JoniBGoode
I bought them at the local health food store. If...

I bought them at the local health food store. If you live near a Fruitful Fields, than have cheaper prices.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-27-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By JoniBGoode
The only thing I will add is that I find it...

The only thing I will add is that I find it helpful to make shakes ahead of time and keep them in the fridge, in a one-quart plastic bottle. Then you have the convenience of grab-and-go, but the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-27-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,445
Posted By JoniBGoode
Me, too. Aldi's is my regular grocery store. I...

Me, too. Aldi's is my regular grocery store. I was there yesterday, and they have 12 oz. bags of precooked, peeled shrimp for $3.99. Regular price, not on sale.

I love it!!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-25-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,487
Posted By JoniBGoode
I second the Erythritol with a little molasses,...

I second the Erythritol with a little molasses, for a genuine brown sugar flavor. If you stir a little stevia into the E before adding the molasses, you shouldn't have the cooling mouth feel.

I...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-24-2010, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,065
Posted By JoniBGoode
Dennis, if you wanted it to be firmer you could...

Dennis, if you wanted it to be firmer you could just add an additional egg yolk. (I have actually never seen cornstarch in a cheesecake recipe before. Perhaps you got the recipe off the back of a...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-23-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 33,170
Posted By JoniBGoode
I would say yes, it tastes like coconut...milk....

I would say yes, it tastes like coconut...milk. Traditionally the coconut taste in a pina colada comes from coconut milk. I sub coconut milk for cream or almond milk in recipes where I want more...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-23-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,080
Posted By JoniBGoode
In some parts of the country (the midwest?)...

In some parts of the country (the midwest?) pickled eggs were a popular bar snack in generations past. There are different recipes, but they are basically peeled hard boiled eggs immersed in pickle...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-20-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By JoniBGoode
Traditionally hash is finely diced leftover...

Traditionally hash is finely diced leftover cooked beef or corned beef, mixed with finely diced leftover cooked potatoes. Just enough gravy is added to make it stick together. (Some people add a...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-19-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,223
Posted By JoniBGoode
My secret weapons: The crockpot, chicken wings...

My secret weapons: The crockpot, chicken wings and deviled eggs.

I try to keep cooked chicken wings and deviled eggs on hand for snacks or a quick, light meal. (Egg, tuna or chicken salad is also...
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