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

So, I Just Ate ___ That Had a Best By Date of ___ and Lived to Post About it

by treb 15 days ago

I thought this might be fun to post about. There's a lot of hullabaloo about best used by dates, and expired dat...


Chatsworth commented 6 hours ago

On eating indigenously

by joeljkp 7 days ago

I've been thinking a lot about eating more indigenously, and so would like to throw the concept out there to the comm...


tcamp commented 11 hours ago

Rags to Riches: foods that were give away and now $$

by BigG 6 months ago

At the risk of sounding like "Grumpy Old Man" (SNL) but when I was a kid, chicken wings were almost free as was beef ...


acgold7 commented 1 day ago

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Looking for Alpine Cake recipe, Chocolatier magazine

by ruotsi 1 day ago

Does anyone have the recipe for Alpine Cake that appeared in Chocolatier magazine? I have a note in my recipe book t...

Cooking When You are Poor

by rudeboy 5 years ago

Some of my best work has been done when impoverished by western standards. Back in college, a ten dollar bill could p...

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hill food commented 2 days ago

Factors affecting dungeness crab flavor? [moved from San Francisco board]

by humblenommer 6 years ago

I'm in no way well-versed in this topic but I've noticed that crab to crab, the flavor and texture can be quite notic...


littlelaura75 commented 2 days ago

Questions re Great Lakes Salmon vs Salt Water

by DockPotato 10 years ago

I don't think I've ever experienced truly wild Pacific Salmon, okay, maybe dining out, but never on our counter. Coho...


BigG commented 3 days ago

The Horror of Gelatinous Seabass

by PVHound 15 years ago

It looked so good in the display case, better and fresher than the other fish. So I bought a nice piece of sea bass t...


kitchenista commented 3 days ago

Beef Jerky - The search for the best

by babyfork 15 years ago

Whenever my husband and I road trip (which is very, very often) we always pick up a bag of jerky in whatever roadside...


jollyR commented 3 days ago

How to store open can of curry paste?

by sarahbeths 6 days ago

Hi! I have this can of panang curry paste that's hard to find I have to drive 20 minutes to get it from a specialty s...


MikeG commented 3 days ago

What happened to spinach in recent years?

by johnb 4 years ago

I like spinach, and used to buy and prepare it often. It was the dark green, curly, non-baby kind, which stood up we...


sunshine842 commented 4 days ago

Slightly pink burger?

by toastedtoast 5 days ago

The burger seemed to have a slight pink tint to it but not really undercooked. Do you think it can make me sick?


beevod commented 5 days ago

King Arthur's Baker's Reward, Yay or Nay?

by Lorry13 6 years ago

I just got the advertisement for a Baker's Rewards Program by King Arthur Flour (


MacGuffin commented 6 days ago

Adolph's meat marinade

by nosey 12 years ago

I'm sure it is full of chemicals, but it is great for a big ol' chuck steak. Great flavor! I found an old packet in t...


acgold7 commented 7 days ago

Low sodium fish sauce

by Oaktree77 8 years ago

I love Thai food, and fish sauce is the base of so many Thai dishes. The problem is the incredibly high salt content ...


Cluurymcfluury commented 7 days ago

Bad produce, what's the right thing to do?

by kmlmgm 5 years ago

I have been wondering about this issue since it happened the other day. Let me just start by saying that our family (...


rubired commented 8 days ago

Decaf chocolate?

by Shep 13 years ago

Lately, I've found that caffeine has been producing unexpected effects, beyond the desirable ones such as irritabilit...


Virpi commented 8 days ago

cookware that goes from microwave to stove-top to oven?

by marinne 17 years ago

i was recently leafing through a cookbook ("dinners in a dish or a dash" by jean anderson) and in one section the wri...


sassiesmom1155 commented 9 days ago

King Arthur Flour worth the $?

by Carbear99 9 years ago

Just bought a bag of King Arthur flour for the first time to experiment with in my baking. Have you noticed a di...


Madrid commented 9 days ago

Trader Joe's Cornbread Mix

by Jim Leff 15 years ago

I hate really really really simple cooking tasks. They make me incredibly anxious. I've got a box of TJ's cornbread...


Ms_Baker commented 9 days ago