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What Happened to GE Cafe Induction Cooktops?

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by westes 11 hours ago

I have more or less decided on getting the GE Cafe 36 inch induction cooktop, part number CHP9536SJSS. When I went to look for pricing I am noticing that GE is saying the product is discontinued?...

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Copper Windsor Pan Worth Saving?

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by eight_inch_pestle 20 hours ago

My partner picked it up from an antique mall for about $50US if I recall. 8 inches wide and 3.5 inches tall, it weighs just under four pounds. Stamp next to the handle features a logo I can't decip...

San Francisco Police Central District Merchant Safety Awareness

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by Melanie Wong 21 hours ago

This morning the San Francisco Police Department Central District notified merchants to prepare for possible civil unrest with the upcoming verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial. Suggestions include b...

The Powerful Unsung Legacy of Edna Lewis

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by Melanie Wong 1 day ago

" . . . I think Lewis shows Americans something about themselves that some of the broader American culture—even white culture, with all its blinkered ignorance and denial about the persistence and ...

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May–July 2021 Baking Cookbook of the Month NOMINATIONS

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by Caitlin McGrath 1 day ago

Welcome to our nominations for Spring/Summer 2021 Baking/Dessert COTM, which will run from May through July of this year. This the time of late spring and early summer when we start seeing more cho...

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Need Help Understanding "Convection Multi-Tray" Oven Option

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by westes 2 days ago

I have a Bosch HBN5651UC/04 double electric oven with true European convection in the top oven. European convection adds a fan in the back of the oven with a third heating element behind it. On...

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Pandemic Worsens Dominant Food Retailers’ Anti-Competitive Tactics Against Local, Independent Grocers

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by Melanie Wong 2 days ago

The National Grocers Association has issued a white paper and asks Congress to investigate antitrust violations by dominant retail chains. https://www.nationalgrocers.org/wp-content/uploads/2021...

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ISO Quark

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by StevietheFish 2 days ago

Title says it all. I'm resurrecting an old recipe for a berry pie. I substitute sour cream to good effect, but I'd like to try to make it as traditionally as possible. Where can I find quark, prefe...

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Best Foods slightly different than in the past?

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by sbbodcderf 3 days ago

Best Foods has always been my favorite of the typical top name brands in my area, and maybe it is my imagination, but has anyone noticed a difference lately? Trying it on it's own, when it firs...

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Frying in Extra Virgin olive oil (EVOO) - your predilection?

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by CHSeifert 5 days ago

So I’ve heard for and against this subject for literally years now. The smoke point of EVOO is 325-350°F and the oil has a definite taste to it. I typically use rapeseed oil for my stir fry...

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What's your ideal cookware lineup?

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by mighty_mouse 5 days ago

I need to replace my entire set of cookware. I thought I had settled on the Demeyere Atlantis series, but with so many pans out of stock, I'm open to mixing and matching to make my own ideal set. I...

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Making Garlic Bread With Raw Dough?

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by zackly 6 days ago

I usually have raw bread dough in my refrigerator. Anyone have any recipes/ good ideas about turning this dough into garlic bread? Can I simply knead in some fresh garlic (whole, chopped, sliced?) ...

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Measuring Hammered

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by mobiledynamics 7 days ago

With work harden pieces, is it taking 10 measurements and finding the sweet average of the sum. Or by the simple process of work hardening, it has the potential to create a high point that is actua...

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Roasted Cold Noodles a la Northern China

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by tre2012 7 days ago

Pete Wells, NYTimes food critic, has done another mouthwatering review, this time on Followsoshi in Flushing NY. Since what shows up there eventually migrates our way, I thought some folks might en...

Korean samgyetang package

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by Teep 7 days ago

Got this package of samgyetang ingredients but not sure if the ginseng is already included? And do I open the “tea bag” to stuff the chicken with the herbs? Thanks

Vinaigrette - dark balsamico or not, and what type of olive oil do you prefer?

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by CHSeifert 8 days ago

Do you prefer the darker balsamico or the lighter vinegar in your vinaigrette for your home made salads ? Perhaps you like to change things up a bit by sometimes use dark balsamico, sometimes wh...

Eating spaghetti - spoon or no spoon (a debate)

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by Nyleve 9 days ago

This came up at dinner tonight. My husband was under the impression that the correct way to eat spaghetti is to use a spoon for twirling - even though I have never once seen him do it. He even sugg...

ECI alternatives for braising

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by Tom54321 9 days ago

Hello all, I've currently got a 24cm Staub ECI cocotte that is used a lot for braising/low and slow cooking on both the hob and in the oven. It's the only kind of pot that I've ever used for thi...

Help identifying pan Mauviel 6562.26

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by Aexea 10 days ago

Hey, I have an old pan that has the label Mauviel 6562.26, I thought it would be easy to find out what this pan is but Mauviel doesn't seem to have a model decoder for this. Does anyone know how to...

Changing tastes, COVID, and jelly

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by tim irvine 10 days ago

I have read threads reminiscing about cereals and cookies that have disappeared. Things are similar in the condiment world. Although there are things I love that I discovered after my childhood (...