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Gift for a Mexican/Mexican-American family

by JBinOC 1 month ago

Any ideas of an appropriate, impactful food (or beverage) gift for a Mexican/Mexican-American family? Wife + hus...

Cheese Boy commented 5 hours ago

I hate peach fuzz

by ebchower 24 days ago

I can't remember the last time I ate a regular peach. I can't stand the fuzz and have always bought nectarines or ca...


Olorin commented 6 hours ago

Morton's vs. Diamond Crystal Kosher salt?

by kemi5 7 years ago

IYO which do you prefer and why? I've used both but never had them simultaneously to do a side-by-side comparison. I ...


acgold7 commented 7 hours ago

Seattle-specific travel-friendly food or kitchenware gift

by nepenthes 3 days ago

I'm going to a wedding of two chefs in New York. I'd love to bring them something they can't get at home, especially...

kaleokahu commented 11 hours ago

Possible parasites (or veins?) in red snapper fillet..?

by spriley1 3 years ago

I filleted a whole red snapper today, a fish I've never used before, and I found a bunch of dark branching lines. I c...


cress6 commented 14 hours ago

Salt in restaurant food

by zackly 3 years ago

I’ve noticed a lot of people mention that restaurant food is “too salty”. On one thread in particular about Jean-Geo...


fryerlover commented 16 hours ago

When a recipe calls for 'chili sauce,' what do you use?

by Jjjr 5 years ago

Just a question out of curiousity. Whenever I see a recipe that calls for 'chili sauce,' I get a little annoyed b...

paulj commented 17 hours ago

What is this?

by rs12345 5 days ago

Does anyone have an idea on what kind of kitchen tool this is? I got it with a lot of other kitchen tools and utensil...

breadchick commented 1 day ago

Freezing portions of a gigantic costco chicken pot pie

by elise h 3 years ago

The Costco chicken pot pie is wonderful. Bountiful large chunks of chicken (white meat) and vegetables. I didn't dete...


Fatso_Calrissian commented 1 day ago

Please help identifying kitchen tool

by lundbunch 2 days ago

I would like to know if anyone has knowledge of what this aluminum tool is called/used for. It's made in Japan. The c...

Cheese Boy commented 1 day ago

How important are online menus to you?

by jgradieoakes 4 years ago

I'm wondering when you look at online menus? Whenever you pick a new restaurant? When planning a trip? To pre-plan a ...

Motosport commented 2 days ago

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Ming Tsai Coconut Episode

by BiscuitBoy 2 days ago

Did anybody catch the Ming episode where his guest opened a coconut that had a small coconut growing inside it? Ther...

Help with Japanese ingredient

by MkFoodie4 5 days ago

Does anyone know what this is? I thought it was dried seaweed and onion, but when I added it to my miso soup it made ...


hbkawachi commented 2 days ago

I left a carton of half-and-half on the counter overnight.

by Sensuous 7 years ago

I left a small carton of half-and-half on the kitchen counter last night. Does it have to be thrown out? It does no...


chowhound0 commented 2 days ago

San Benedetto - Aqua Nepi Natural Effervescent Water - Italy

by double_i 3 days ago

Hi Guys: I recently came back from an awesome italy trip. One thing I loved their was their natural effervescent ...


jnwall commented 2 days ago

Creating Hot Cocoa - Your favorites?

by sarafinadh 3 days ago

I hate coffee, like tea, but I love my cocoa. My family knows to not try to have a coherent conversation with me befo...


Steve commented 2 days ago

Pasta cooked 'al dente', am I the only one who doesn't like it that way?

by Reston 9 years ago

It seems that the preferred way to cook pasta is 'al dente', but I can't bring myself to make it that way. The textur...


Lizzie Sparrow commented 3 days ago

Grocery stores overcharging

by ChervilGeorge 7 days ago

What is going on with grocery stores? Is overcharging on a regular basis a business model? I live in San Francisc...

coll commented 3 days ago

Thermos funtainer help

by Zathrian 8 days ago

Hello, I need some advice. I bought a thermos funtainer 10oz for my kindergartener. I am having problems with noodles...


Autumm2 commented 3 days ago

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Breville Smart Oven Air

by bachchick 4 days ago

I just bought this because I loved the Pro so much. Has anyone tried the air fry setting? Found good recipes? Have an...