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...


rantalot commented 5 minutes ago

How to store boiled peanuts?

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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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