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No red in bolognese

by newmarket2 1 day ago

A few years ago we spent a short week in Bologna. As a foodie, I was very much looking forward to enjoying what many...

howler commented 10 minutes ago

My home cooking always tastes better than eating out

by Bottomless_Pit about 14 hours ago

Suddenly, I've become obsessed with cooking at home. Call me a glutton, but I really love the taste of food. One t...


BrainFoodie commented 26 minutes ago

Need recommendation for Thai food

by twcowdery 15 days ago

Is there any Thai dish that tastes kind of like Indian food? My wife loves Thai food, but isn't crazy about Indi...


hansi21 commented about 3 hours ago

Request for restaurant recommendations for SW Florida

by newmarket2 about 3 hours ago

We're foodies who will be in Tampa, Sarasota, Naples and Sanibel for 2 weeks and are looking for recommendations. Ha...

How to eat umeboshi?

by UncleLongHair over 7 years ago

A friend of ours got us a small package of umeboshi as a present. These are small, pickled Japanese plums, apparentl...


sedimental commented about 4 hours ago

How do you define trashy?

by Quine over 6 years ago

A post here made me wonder: how do you define trashy? As in White trash cooking? Or do you have another definitio...

euromongrel commented about 6 hours ago

Cinque Terra/Florence: looking for Italian-brand canned tuna w/ cannellini beans in red sauce

by MyLovelyGourmet over 2 years ago

Searching for Italian-brand canned tuna with cannellini beans in red sauce I was in Cinque Terra, Italy some years...

Steve R commented about 7 hours ago

Baking Soda to Reduce Acidity of Tomato Sauce

by Funwithfood about 11 years ago

Has anyone used baking soda to reduce the acidity of tomatoes in either tomato sauce or tomato soup? What was the ...


texaninnw commented about 15 hours ago

Cost of lamb and it's popularity in the U.S.

by Ed2014 about 2 months ago

I love lamb chops and until about 2 years ago, I could buy them at the local grocery store for about $5/lb. Now the ...


acgold7 commented 1 day ago

Good frozen pizza

by 51rich 6 days ago

Just tried a table 87 frozen pizza. Admittedly as $$ as some local shops.They sell them cryovacked as a whole pie or ...


wincountrygirl commented 1 day ago

Fermented WAY too much eggplant

by Chowemooshi 3 days ago

I got quite into fermenting this summer and got very carried away. I thought I'd ferment one eggplant for caponata o...


Chowemooshi commented 1 day ago

Tasting Menus - Do You Like Them? (And... ever NOT finished one?)

by MattHooper 4 days ago

Tasting menus are on my mind because I have a couple coming up (Momofuku Shoto, Alo). It's interesting that Tastin...

Charles Yu commented 1 day ago

Alert! Good avocados are back, at least at my Costco!

by mushroomaffairs 6 days ago

I've been back to buying avocados (both Port Chester, NY and Norwalk, CT stores) from Costco for the past two weeks n...


treb commented 1 day ago

"Just Whites" Deb-El - discontinued?

by thimes 6 days ago

So I wanted to make some royal icing this weekend so that some kids could decorate some cookies. . . . I have always ...


thimes commented 1 day ago

Layered Cheese With Walnuts

by MarkinLA over 10 years ago

I'm not a huge cheese guru, and I'm typically satisfied with what I can find at local ethnic markets, Trader Joe's et...


jennmicki commented 1 day ago

Regional Indian Food: Spicy Levels

by mialebven 2 days ago

Which regional Indian cuisine is the least spicy? Is there any that serve dishes that is not spicy at all?

hal2010 commented 1 day ago

Ordering Foods from Overseas

by charlesqw 2 days ago

I live in the US and see some interesting foods I can order from overseas. Are there any regulations that must be fol...

Ttrockwood commented 1 day ago

Is it safe?

by josephine 13 days ago

ok, I hate to ask....but.... Left some stuffed shells out in the car in a cooler with just some ice in a zip lock ov...


nannygoat commented 2 days ago

What's wrong with turkey?

by Heatherb almost 5 years ago

Mama called yesterday. She wanted my permission to serve roast pork instead of turkey at Thanksgiving. Turns out my e...


nannygoat commented 2 days ago

Favorite discontinued food items

by hamiltonheights about 2 months ago

What are some great discontinued food items that come to mind? I used to love Pepperidge Farm Capri cookies, and they...

masha bousha commented 2 days ago

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