Spring 2017 Baking/Dessert Cookbook of the Month VOTING

by Caitlin McGrath 5 days ago

After a lively nomination round with lots of potential comers, the two titles with the most nominations move on to a ...

LulusMom commented 11 minutes ago

Desert wedding delicate foods

by Foxeyblue 1 day ago

I'm in need of inspiration! If you were planning a tiny wedding somewhere in amongst the sands of California, Nevada ...


Foxeyblue commented 1 hour ago

"Van Gogh" Kent Mangoes @ Fresh Market Produce | Salinas

by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

Kent mangoes imported from Peru are among my favorites of the varieties available to us locally. Large and meaty in r...

Melanie Wong commented 2 hours ago

COTM Cookbook of the Month Nominations for March 2017

by pistachio peas 15 days ago

Good morning, everyone! It's that time again....Cookbook of the Month (COTM) nominations. We start nominations early ...

greedygirl commented 3 hours ago

Looking for a Fish Fillet Knife

by Pheelicks 10 hours ago

We recently purchased a 2nd row beach house. There is a public access to the ocean straight out our front door and a...

drrayeye commented 3 hours ago


by macdog 1 day ago

We will be in Rome in May and I'm starting to do some research on dinner places. We will be staying on Via Del Giubbo...

vinoroma commented 4 hours ago

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Induction versus Electric

by eburgcook 6 months ago

I've got a 5-year old Thermador induction 5 burner cooktop, silver. The edges are beveled inward and I've chipped it ...

drrayeye commented 4 hours ago

Announcement Thread: March 2017 COTM, GJELINA

by pistachio peas 2 days ago

We had yet another close voting round! But one book pushed through to emerge as our winner. The Cookbook of the Mont...


Smokeydoke30 commented 5 hours ago

Help again: Basic ramen for teenagers between the Mesas and Balboa Park

by maestra 1 day ago

Hello again, SD 'hounds. I plan to take my high-schoolers to the Cherry Blossom Festival at the Friendship Garden in...


maestra commented 5 hours ago

How do you operate a "La Vigna" wine opener?

by Chinon00 9 years ago

I got one of these for Christmas and I can easily get the corkscrew into the cork but when I pull back the corkscrew ...

kaleokahu commented 6 hours ago

Rec for a splurge dinner for visitors from NYC

by prima 2 days ago

In addition to Edulis, Alo, Scaramouche and Canoe, and perhaps Actinolite (rustic farm to table fine dining ;) ) ,...

KhaoSanRoad commented 7 hours ago

Bouley Intel

by jtc322 17 hours ago

I'm tentatively planning a private dinner at Bouley in April. The person I'm dealing with has told me, they'll defin...


jtc322 commented 7 hours ago

Stressed about meal strategy

by wasuws01 15 hours ago

Headed to Paris from NYC to visit my older son spending a semester there. Traveling with a younger son, who while no...


sam1 commented 7 hours ago

LAMB - Domestic vs imported

by Bellachefa 3 years ago

Any feelings on this? Years ago I used to freeze a couple of US lamb and bring them to my car for hire driver and hi...

Gastronomos commented 8 hours ago

Seeking Bacalao/SaltCod (Again)

by LarryT 18 hours ago

For years I have been going to Spain and returning with bacalao (salt cod), which I cannot find here in Los Angeles....

Ttrockwood commented 8 hours ago

Are credit card payments cheating waitstaff?

by Howard_2 10 hours ago

I have a message I would like to post on some forum frequented by restaurant waitstaff. I have not yet been able to ...

rnh17 commented 8 hours ago

Opening a restaurant, unsure how to market!

by lolalaurence 4 days ago

Hello ! I'm opening a pop up restaurant mid march in st henri ! does anyone know of ways i should be marketing it? ...


lagatta commented 9 hours ago


by fuzzles 1 year ago

I have thought about that place for years and years with incredible longing for some of the best meals I ever had. If...


mayl commented 9 hours ago

Hot and Sour Soup West Side of Vancouver?

by J and V 1 day ago

SO has the flu and demands HSS, preferably seafood HSS, for dinner tonight. We usually go the the New Grandview on F...

waver commented 9 hours ago

Cooking from Simply Nigella

by LulusMom 23 hours ago

This thread is for reporting on recipes you've tried from Nigella Lawson's Simply Nigella. Remember not to quote reci...

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