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Looking for 1977, 1978 or 1979 Bon Appetit recipe

by Nbetts 5 hours ago

Please help me find a Bon Appetit recipe from the November 1977, 1978 or 1979 issue. The recipe was a turkey stuffin...

Where does Jacques Pepin get his bright green pistachios?

by suepea 2 days ago

On episodes of Heart & Soul and other series, Jacques cooks with pistachios that are amazingly plump and green. I've ...


suepea commented 5 hours ago

Jokes Only Chowhounds Get...

by DuffyH 6 days ago

Showed this to my dude today and he was like, "What's a Mallard reaction?"


ricepad commented 7 hours ago

Do I have to let food cool off before I cover it

by Freshfeetpnw 2 years ago

Do I have to let food cool down before I put it in Tupperware or do I just put it in Tupperware and cover it while it...


happydragon commented 10 hours ago

Decaf chocolate?

by Shep 12 years ago

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


prometheamoth commented 16 hours ago

Goerges Brown - Baking Art course

by charlotte34280 1 day ago

Hello :) As anyone taken this class recently and have an opinion? Positive or negative, I am just trying to know i...

biggreenmatt commented 17 hours ago

How should raw pork smell?

by Magnificat2005 9 years ago

I picked up 2 packages of pork tenderloin from Costco. Sell by date is 9/22/08. I've had it in the fridge for about...


OldFoodie2 commented 1 day ago

Mariners' Christmas Challenges

by Saylors_Christmas 3 days ago

I am working on a commercial ship. We did not get our full provisions which were expected at our last port, and there...


Querencia commented 1 day ago


by Jambalaya 8 days ago

What's with Clementines the last couple of years? When these first came out they were very easy to peel, small, very...


phred13 commented 1 day ago

Cooked Chili - Refrigerated Question

by khaos526 3 days ago

So I know and have read all the detail of cooking beef and not allowing it to sit out more than 2 hours. As well a...

thegforceny commented 1 day ago

Suggestions for Great Caterers/Private Chefs in Palm Springs

by CACulinary 3 days ago

I would love an update on any suggestions for great caterers/private chefs in the Palm Springs (ideally closer to Ind...


CACulinary commented 1 day ago


by italophile 15 years ago

I don't think this question is as hard as the one about ciwabo I asked the other day, but I haven't heard from anyone...


Looozana commented 2 days ago

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How to save the runny marmalade

by Stardust4300 2 days ago

Here's how to fix it in 2 different ways.

Cutting mango

by crn 5 months ago

I know how to cut a mango....but how can you tell what position the pit is in?

BeeRich commented 3 days ago

Souffle like French toast

by Monica 3 days ago

I recently had a wonderful breakfast that was simply called french toast. It was shaped in perfect rectangular form....

Monica commented 3 days ago

Why is White Cornmeal a Southern Thing?

by opinionatedchef 10 years ago

Aside from its use in (Northern)Johnnycakes, it seems that white cornmeal is used almost exclusively in ' the South' ...


JeffinNYC commented 3 days ago

How long will uncooked beef roast last?

by kittyfood 4 days ago

We want to try smoking a prime rib for Christmas. Once I buy the meat, how long will it last before we cook it? For b...


acgold7 commented 3 days ago

Present for a Chef

by mash1982 18 days ago

what can I give as a small birthday present to someone who is professional chef from Italy? Budget up to $100, but wo...


worldwidefoodie commented 3 days ago

Hotel Room Cooking Hacks

by Bella1999 3 months ago

Thanks to Hurricane Harvey the Horrible, we will be living in a hotel room for almost 2 months at the least. My Inst...


saregama commented 3 days ago

How long can a thawed turkey sit in the fridge?

by jnk 5 years ago

The title says it all. I ended up with a turkey that couldn't be donated. It went into the fridge frozen on Wednesday...


shelleh72 commented 3 days ago