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Hot vs. Mild Chiles - how to tell?

by acesveryhigh 5 years ago

I have a recipe that calls for roasted green chiles, but doesn't specify what kind. Since I can't handle super spicy ...

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Sandnman commented 3 hours ago

Best brand of Cooking Michiu (rice wine)

by kairo 3 years ago

Looking for some tips on what brand of cooking michiu to use. I have the Lily brand right now, but, the fact it says...

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cartaufalous commented 3 hours ago

cleaning cast iron dutch oven

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by skelly084 4 hours ago

I put my Giada red cast iron dutch oven in the dishwasher and it the outside shiny finish came off. It is dusty look...

Dry sherry for cooking

by Wendy Lai 14 years ago

I need some advice about dry sherry for cooking. Is it expensive? Is there a different between cooking sherry and ...

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PSRaT commented 6 hours ago

Cincinnati chili has no kidney beans?

by sylvan 5 years ago

Cincinnati chili has no kidney beans? Would that make it a pasta sauce with chili spices?

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birdiesbuddy commented 11 hours ago

Is Shanghainese food greasy?

by learntocookchinese 1 day ago

In the bay area, Shanghai Garden/Chef Zhao are greasy. However, other Shanghainese restaurants that I like -- Happy C...

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learntocookchinese commented 12 hours ago

USA heavy cream vs UK double cream

by BevRS 5 years ago

I am British but sometimes spend a few weeks in the US. All I can get in stores there is "heavy cream" which is heat...

hotoynoodle commented 15 hours ago

Guide to Taiwanese Stinky Tofu

by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

One of the few foods that I've yet to acquire a taste for . . .

tcamp commented 1 day ago

Herring: How do you eat it?

by Passadumkeg 9 years ago

I grew up on herring. It was a ritual for my dad to tale some fresh herring to my grandmothers on Thurs. and pick it...

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Deepblou commented 1 day ago

Onion Fun. Not?

by munchkin1 4 days ago

Due to illness, I have a helper that shops for me and prepares very basic meals. I was always told onions should be N...

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small h commented 2 days ago

Seasoning Cast Iron Skillet without an oven?

by Andy P. 14 years ago

Hey y'all, Sorry to post another cast-iron question, but I've got myself a bonafide dilemma: I was gifted two bra...

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GH1618 commented 2 days ago

Chef wanted for an at home cooking class - sauces

by sten00 3 days ago

I'm looking for a chef to come into our home to do a cooking class centered around sauces for 6 adults. Does anyone k...

LiaM commented 3 days ago

What Are Steak Tips?

by Willy3000 10 years ago

I can't believe I never found out when I lived back there. What are steak tips, or is that like asking what's in a ho...

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ChowHoundFan72 commented 3 days ago

Nitrate Free Bacon- what's the difference?

by javaandjazz 10 years ago

Is there any noticeable difference between regular bacon and nitrate free bacon? I see nitrate free bacon at Trader J...

Ruth Lafler commented 3 days ago

LAMB - Domestic vs imported

by Bellachefa 3 years ago

Any feelings on this? Years ago I used to freeze a couple of US lamb and bring them to my car for hire driver and hi...

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Harters commented 4 days ago

Sun Noodles?

by mcintire78 4 days ago

Hi! I developed a real love for Sun Noodles in the last city I lived in. Their website indicates they aren't availa...

Ttrockwood commented 4 days ago

Apple mouldy at the core?

by FrenchSoda 7 years ago

I was happily munching my apple today when I got to the core and discovered copious amounts what looked like white mo...

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FreetobeZoe commented 4 days ago

Cookies from the 80s???

by jnb336 6 years ago

I'm trying to find some cookies from my husband's childhood that he talks about ALL the time! I'm pretty sure they d...

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tktagent commented 4 days ago

What 3 (or fewer) places have the best thing ever you can't get anywhere else

by dwkayak 1 month ago

I'm 55. I think there are about 3 things I have eaten in my life that are so so good, that I have planned vacation de...

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Felliott commented 4 days ago

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