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Nutella is a delicious and creamy chocolate/hazelnut spread. You buy it by the jar, and it has lots of uses beyond eating it with a spoon. READ MORE

Favorite Pretzels

Chowhounds mention their favorite brands of pretzels. READ MORE

Food Shopping 101: Bad Apple

Here are some tips to guide you in buying the best apples. ... READ MORE

Hot and Sour Soup

Trader Joe’s makes jarred hot and sour soup that’s nicely sour, with a bit of heat. READ MORE

Duck Eggs

Duck eggs are much larger than chicken eggs. The yolks are thicker too, so they can get rubbery if overcooked. READ MORE

Yuzu Pepper Paste

Yuzu pepper paste is a Japanese condiment that’s spicy and salty, with the citrus flavor of yuzu. READ MORE

Traditional Waffle Irons

Chowhounds endorse several irons that yield old-fashioned thin waffles. READ MORE

Kozy Shack Pudding

Kozy Shack has some new flavors! READ MORE

Is it a Maine Lobster?

Homarus Americanus is the Latin name for lobsters from the North Atlantic. They are sometimes refered to as Maine lobsters, but not all these critters come from Maine. READ MORE

Rotgut…or the Good Stuff?

When making mixed drinks, should you use high-class booze, or save the good stuff for more serious quaffing? READ MORE