General Discussion

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

Mineral Oil For Cutting Boards?

by susanrdrgz 18 minutes ago

I have been using regular drug store mineral oil for my cutting boards. I also use Boos Board Cream here and there bu...


PSRaT commented 5 minutes ago

Anyone order Florida Honeybells this year?

by fasttimes 4 days ago

The navel oranges we’ve been getting the past two years have been absolute crap. No flavor to them whatsoever. Two ...


PSRaT commented 1 hour 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 ...


CaptCrunch commented 2 hours ago

Any Natto Experts Out There? I Have Questions.

by omotosando 10 years ago

I've had natto at sushi bars and found it tasty enough. It is supposed to be very good for you. Just read the amazi...


sandysnow commented 12 hours ago

Canned or bottled hot and sour soup?

by BobB 9 years ago

I find canned soup to be a good quick lunch at times, but I'm very picky about which ones I'll buy. Trader Joe's use...


Querencia commented 21 hours ago

Dover Sole in US supermarkets: is this the real thing?

by gdsto 9 years ago

I had always thought (perhaps naievely) that true Dover Sole was a variety of fish that could only be obtained in the...


jpsiom commented 1 day ago

How to make soda flat ... quickly?

by ipsedixit 10 years ago

Is there a way to make soda go flat quickly? Other than just leaving the can or bottle open and letting the carb...


wagnerlk77 commented 1 day ago

How to store boiled peanuts?

by BostonTparty 2 days 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...


BostonTparty commented 1 day ago

Grass Fed meatballs

by musiclvr56 8 days ago

I don't make meatballs, but would like to make these from grassfed meat. Can I use the same recipe from nonorganic g...

hotoynoodle commented 1 day ago

Is the Canadian fine dining scene superior, on average, to that in the states?

by dwkayak 5 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 ...


MikeG commented 1 day ago

Can I refreeze hash browns?

by MIMIMOM 3 days 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 ...

Ttrockwood commented 2 days ago

Ingredient Mystery?

by bluemoves 3 days 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...

Ttrockwood commented 2 days 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...


ferret commented 2 days ago

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 2 days 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 3 days 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 3 days ago

Butter tarts: Did they exist in Montreal?

by Tatai 6 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 3 days 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 4 days ago