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OK folks... It's capocollo, not all the other misspellings and pronounciations

by ChiliDude 4 years ago

I'm an old curmudgeon who hates to see a beautiful language tortured. Altho I am not of Italian descent, my wife is o...


berhys commented 4 hours ago

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

by c oliver 8 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...


ricepad commented 4 hours ago

Freezing Italian Salami

by anndillman 10 years ago

I just received a ton of salami ends. I sliced them in my Cuisineart and have so much. Can I freeze them?

Cheese Boy commented 8 hours ago

Garlic confit botulism?

by killmanjaro 2 years ago

I just ate a dish of pasta with garlic confit drizzled over it, the garlic confit was made yesterday and left out ove...


hailey13 commented 8 hours ago

Pawpaw seeds - just how poisonous are they?

by Full tummy 10 years ago

I have recently purchased a couple of pawpaw trees. We aren't talking papaya here, but the pawpaw that grows and pro...


jakovic commented 12 hours ago

Vanilla sandwich cookies from the 70s/80s

by mariahan 3 years ago

I'm trying to remember the name/manufacturer of vanilla cream sandwich cookies from my childhood. I grew up in the Mi...


mariahan commented 12 hours ago

Jumbo Lump Crabmeat in Los Angeles?

by sugarcanejane 1 day ago

Hello, I am trying to figure out where, and what kind of, jumbo lump crab meat to buy. I see there are canned var...

FoodieHC commented 1 day ago

Creating Hot Cocoa - Your favorites?

by sarafinadh 5 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...


Querencia commented 1 day ago

Asian chili paste

by Magycmyste 3 years ago

So, I went to a teppanyaki restaurant recently, and when I asked for a little extra something to spice up my meal, th...


Magycmyste commented 1 day ago

Seattle-specific travel-friendly food or kitchenware gift

by nepenthes 4 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...


Foxeyblue commented 1 day ago

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...


Nyleve commented 1 day ago

I hate peach fuzz

by ebchower 26 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days ago

Pork roast vs. pork sirloin roast

by eenie1 3 days ago

Hi all: What, if anything, is the difference between these two? Thank you!


treb commented 3 days 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 3 days ago

What is this?

by rs12345 7 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 3 days 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 3 days ago

Please help identifying kitchen tool

by lundbunch 4 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 4 days ago