General Discussion

Discuss chow in general, including personal preferences (ketchup or mayo on fries?), national cuisines, discontinued products, and other sundries.

Mustard oil - is it safe eat and cook with?

by suepea 6 years ago

My husband bought some mustard oil online through Amazon (an Indian product, Laxmi brand) for a recipe; as he was sea...

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rantalot commented 5 minutes ago

How to store boiled peanuts?

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by BostonTparty 1 hour ago

I'm making a batch of boiled peanuts for the playoffs this weekend. I am probably going to be the only one eating th...

Is the Canadian fine dining scene superior, on average, to that in the states?

by dwkayak 3 days ago

I've been to Canada twice as an adult - once about a year ago when I spent a few days at Whistler and just now for a ...

hotoynoodle commented 1 hour ago

Egg Salad, Tuna Salad, Chicken Salad question

by margaret 12 years ago

Is there any reason to be wary of a mayo based salad that has been stored in the refrigerator? More to the point, wo...

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angustia commented 5 hours ago

Please Advise - Left the absorbing plastic on chicken

by bladerobbins 10 years ago

So I just poached some breasts, but in my Sunday morning fatigue, I accidentally left that weird piece of plasticy li...

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jbailey25 commented 7 hours ago

Ingredient Mystery?

by bluemoves 14 hours ago

My family and I eat fairly regularly at IHOP. Most of the family goes for the pancakes (of course!), but I go for t...

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ricepad commented 11 hours ago

Dried corn, posole, chicos... Help me understand the difference & how to use them

by RWCFoodie 11 years ago

I've been looking at a bunch of web sites about dried corn and I can't really find the answer I'm looking for so I'm ...

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lin2198 commented 12 hours ago

Can I refreeze hash browns?

by MIMIMOM 19 hours ago

I bought a 32 oz. bag of plain ole frozen hash brown cubes. I couldn't fit them in my freezer, but was going to use ...

thegforceny commented 19 hours ago

Butter tarts: Did they exist in Montreal?

by Tatai 4 days ago

I lived in Montreal for the first 38 years of my life. I had never heard of butter tarts until we moved to Toronto 21...

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CaptCrunch commented 20 hours ago

My Tajin addiction...

by kare_raisu 10 years ago

I have gotten to the point now where its not satisfying to eat fruit without the tajin salsa en polvo (chile lime sal...

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TylerLovesScreamo commented 22 hours ago

What is sour yogurt?

by jampeed 2 years ago

Can someone please tell me exactly what sour yogurt is? I am trying a new diet and it calls for two cups sour yogurt ...

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SPenn commented 1 day ago

Anyone order Florida Honeybells this year?

by fasttimes 2 days ago

The navel oranges we’ve been getting the past two years have been absolute crap. No flavor to them whatsoever. Two ...

erica commented 1 day ago

Mayo - No Refrigeration Needed?

by Servorg 10 years ago

My wife first pointed it out to me last night. Our most recent purchase of a small plastic squeeze container of Best...

sarafinadh commented 1 day ago

Best mail order fruits?

by Fuffy 4 months ago

A 2005 thread discussing best mail order sources for superior fruits is mostly about pros and cons of Harry and David...

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somervilleoldtimer commented 1 day ago

Best Football Snacks

by DeeDee 13 years ago

Since the NFL season is beginning tonight, I was wondering what chowhounds around the country are planning to make fo...

ZoeyCovey commented 2 days ago

How do you use sweetened almond milk?

by sommom22 7 days ago

DH came home from Costco with three half-gallons of Silk organic sweetened almond milk. I have been using unsweetene...

Ttrockwood commented 4 days ago

When Good Chorizo Goes Bad (Maybe)

by jessijessi 10 years ago

I got my chorizo (out of the casing) from my local butcher and it looked delicious! So -- it was in my fridg...

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laura28 commented 4 days ago

Traditional Quebec Dishes

by herby 1 year ago

I posted this inquiry on the Home Cooking board but should've ask my QC counterparts directly :) Here it goes! My ...

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lagatta commented 4 days ago

Need to fly with two loaves of fresh baked bread

by farinap 5 days ago

Should I pack in carry on or checked bag? How to protect them from getting crushed? It's braided challah. Should I f...

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treb commented 4 days ago

Frozen wild salmon

by musiclvr56 6 days ago

Looking for recommendations for brands of frozen wild salmon that can bought at supermarkets. I don't remember what...

Ttrockwood commented 4 days ago