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Seattle-specific travel-friendly food or kitchenware gift

by nepenthes 1 day 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...


howard 1st commented 1 hour ago

Please help identifying kitchen tool

by lundbunch 17 hours 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 2 hours ago

How important are online menus to you?

by jgradieoakes 4 years ago

I'm wondering when you look at online menus? Whenever you pick a new restaurant? When planning a trip? To pre-plan a ...

Motosport commented 6 hours ago

Ming Tsai Coconut Episode

by BiscuitBoy 6 hours ago

Did anybody catch the Ming episode where his guest opened a coconut that had a small coconut growing inside it? Ther...

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...


Oneye commented 10 hours ago

Help with Japanese ingredient

by MkFoodie4 3 days ago

Does anyone know what this is? I thought it was dried seaweed and onion, but when I added it to my miso soup it made ...


hbkawachi commented 10 hours ago

I left a carton of half-and-half on the counter overnight.

by Sensuous 7 years ago

I left a small carton of half-and-half on the kitchen counter last night. Does it have to be thrown out? It does no...


chowhound0 commented 15 hours ago

San Benedetto - Aqua Nepi Natural Effervescent Water - Italy

by double_i 1 day ago

Hi Guys: I recently came back from an awesome italy trip. One thing I loved their was their natural effervescent ...


jnwall commented 17 hours ago

Creating Hot Cocoa - Your favorites?

by sarafinadh 2 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...


Steve commented 18 hours ago

Pasta cooked 'al dente', am I the only one who doesn't like it that way?

by Reston 9 years ago

It seems that the preferred way to cook pasta is 'al dente', but I can't bring myself to make it that way. The textur...


Lizzie Sparrow commented 1 day ago

What is this?

by rs12345 4 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...


Steve commented 1 day ago

Grocery stores overcharging

by ChervilGeorge 5 days ago

What is going on with grocery stores? Is overcharging on a regular basis a business model? I live in San Francisc...

coll commented 1 day ago

Thermos funtainer help

by Zathrian 7 days ago

Hello, I need some advice. I bought a thermos funtainer 10oz for my kindergartener. I am having problems with noodles...


Autumm2 commented 2 days ago

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Breville Smart Oven Air

by bachchick 2 days ago

I just bought this because I loved the Pro so much. Has anyone tried the air fry setting? Found good recipes? Have an...

Are parsnip tops/greens edible?

by Jen76 7 years ago

I planted parsnips last fall (live in Phoenix so our growing season is somewhat reversed) and just pulled 3 out of th...


namderf commented 2 days ago

Poking holes in hard-boiled eggs?

by The Pie Queen 15 years ago

I have been making a lot of hard-boiled eggs lately. I used to poke a little hole in one end, just because that's wha...


ferret commented 2 days ago

Chicken Croquettes a forgotten food from my youth........??????

by jrvedivici 4 years ago

I've been meaning to post about this but keep forgetting. When I was a kid one of my mothers staple "frozen" dinners ...


Querencia commented 3 days ago

Hotel Room Cooking Hacks

by Bella1999 6 days ago

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


Dogboa commented 3 days ago

I cannot eat "strangers'" food

by ttoommyy 7 years ago

Unless I know a person very well, I cannot eat something homemade by someone who is just a passing acquaintance, a co...

Multifoiled commented 3 days ago