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The Heart-Breaking Seduction of Mail Ordering Non-Local Food Products

by Jim Leff 9 days ago

In my broke musician days, I couldn't afford to ever pay the steep shipping charges - or meet the order quantity mini...

Ttrockwood commented 2 minutes ago

Wild Fennel Seeds

by OliveYou2 10 months ago

Does anyone know where I can purchase "Wild Fennel Seeds" in Los Angeles? I have been searching around with no luck,...

nannygoat commented 2 hours ago

Does vinegar go bad?

by Nalega 9 years ago

i just made potato salad, and even though i don't normally use vinegar, i know a lot of recipes do, so i threw a spla...


sasch commented 3 hours ago

How do I know if salmon is sushi grade?

by henryh65 4 days ago

I have just moved into a new neighbourhood. The local fish market says that they carry sushi-grade salmon and tuna. H...


ferret commented 6 hours ago


by Motosport 12 days ago

Waaaayyyyy back in the day just after the dinosaurs roamed Flatbush Ave in Brooklyn most places that served ice cream...

coll commented 7 hours ago

Crawfish - dangerous to eat the heads?

by racer x 9 hours ago

During a recent meal at a restaurant featuring Louisiana regional cuisine, one of my dining companions, who loves cra...

TampaGul commented 8 hours ago

Montalayo aka Pancita?

by kare_raisu 8 years ago

I was reading the LTH forum when I came across a mention of Montalayo which I had not heard of before. http://lthfor...

Melanie Wong commented 19 hours ago

Does chow mein in NYC not have noodles in it? [moved from Manhattan board]

by c oliver 7 years ago

I stopped in a little Chinese take-away place on the UWS yesterday and picked up some pork chow mein. I couldn't fig...


hungrycomposer commented 19 hours ago

Why is there no fresh guanabana in the US?

by Steve 7 years ago

Guanabana (aka Soursop) is a tropical fruit that seems to be unavailable in the US, except for frozen pulp and the li...

TampaGul commented 1 day ago

This Food Is Offal!

by cuccubear 7 years ago

There is a lot of talk on these boards of various offal delicacies. Offal does not appeal to me, but I know there are...


YvesNY commented 1 day ago

Shock and Awe in the Food Universe

by munchkin1 3 months ago

Hello, Chowhound Nation. I am interested in your experiences. What has been your most wonderful food encounter? It ca...


chri commented 1 day ago

Canned double-strength beef broth

by bryan 11 years ago

I have a recipe requiring this but have never seen it before. Anyone?


Jim32907 commented 1 day ago

Food cooked off site

by manature 2 days ago

I was dining in a restaurant in Chagrin Falls and learned the food is cooked off site,plated and warmed up in a smal...

hotoynoodle commented 1 day ago

I let my dried beans soak too long. Are they fermented now? How bad would that be, anyway?

by Tartinet 9 years ago

Okay, so I had great plans to save money by soaking and cooking my own beans. I put them in to soak, and then got sup...


sizzle3 commented 2 days ago

What does bushberry mean to you?

by rworange 10 years ago

OK, this year I'm hearing the term bushberry for the first time. Searches on the web have all different explanations....


chocolatetartguy commented 3 days ago

World Spice vs Penzey's

by Amy_C 9 years ago

I'm looking to buy some new spices and I'm wondering if anyone has experience with World Spice and Penzey's. After s...


Gingerpeach commented 3 days ago

Best Smoked Salmon in Canada?

by Pollo 9 years ago

I'm looking to order smoked salmon (preferably cold smoked) and/or other smoked seafood (other fish, clams, muscles, ...


lucamolteni commented 3 days ago

Who eats using sterling silver flatware at home each and every day?

by john333 5 years ago

The people I know (relatives) who have sterling silver flatware never seem to use it, saving it for "special" occasio...


BillyCinNOLA commented 3 days ago

Question about whole shrimp yakitori

by motoeats 6 days ago

Yesterday I visited a rather popular yakitori restaurant here in nyc. I ordered one shrimp yakitori and was slightl...


eaterinswabia commented 4 days ago

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