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

Where does Jacques Pepin get his bright green pistachios?

by suepea 1 day ago

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


suepea commented 2 hours ago

Goerges Brown - Baking Art course

by charlotte34280 2 hours ago

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


by Jambalaya 6 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 4 hours ago

Mariners' Christmas Challenges

by Saylors_Christmas 2 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...


ksbee commented 5 hours ago

Cooked Chili - Refrigerated Question

by khaos526 2 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 8 hours ago

Suggestions for Great Caterers/Private Chefs in Palm Springs

by CACulinary 2 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 10 hours 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 1 day ago

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How to save the runny marmalade

by Stardust4300 1 day 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 1 day ago

Souffle like French toast

by Monica 2 days ago

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

Monica commented 1 day 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 1 day ago

Jokes Only Chowhounds Get...

by DuffyH 5 days ago

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

DuffyH commented 2 days ago

How long will uncooked beef roast last?

by kittyfood 2 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 2 days ago

Present for a Chef

by mash1982 16 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 2 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 2 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 2 days ago

Best appetizer or small plate you have been eating?

by minnywild 4 months ago

Looking for menu ideas for some new shared plates to offer and just want some feedback on what everyone has been crav...


treb commented 2 days ago

Where to buy fresh nuts?

by cwladis 3 days ago

So I have tried buying nuts locally at Whole Foods, and online from various farms--and maybe I just have a particular...


valadelphia commented 3 days ago

I hate peach fuzz

by ebchower 4 months ago

I can't remember the last time I ate a regular peach. I can't stand the fuzz and have always bought nectarines or ca...

BeeRich commented 3 days ago