General Discussion

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

Pho---can it be ordered without the noodles?

by nissenpa 10 years ago

Can pho be ordered and enjoyed without the noodles? Asking for carb conscious friends.

Melanie Wong

Melanie Wong commented 13 hours ago

Does freezing dried spices extend freshness?

by Main Line Tracey 9 years ago

Hello! I recently moved, and am buying a large quantity of dried spices and herbs from the fabulous shop near where I...


TommieMac commented 20 hours ago

How to make non-fat plain YOGURT more palatable?

by anne 14 years ago

i just bought some very good quality non-fat plain yogurt today, mostly because i wanted the live cultures to help my...


benbenberi commented 1 day ago

Fake Crab Meat

by BARBARAMUR 4 months ago

Whoever invented fake or imitation crab meat obviously does not have a clue how crab meat taste. They should be mad...


benbenberi commented 1 day ago

People who help themselves to food off your plate

by TommyT 17 years ago

An earlier post dealt with dining with people who don't enjoy food. Here's a reverse situation: dining with people wh...


Steve commented 1 day ago

HELP... fingers are burning from cutting jalapenos. Remedies?

by gtrekker2003 11 years ago

Hi! I just chopped some jalapenos today and now my fingertips are burning quite badly. Anybody know of any rem...


medlar commented 2 days ago

Academic Home Cooks who are avid cooks and/or bakers - why do you do it?

by nofunlatte 6 days ago

Over on the Home Cooking board, there's a concentration of us who are academics, So, if you are an academic, why do y...


Texanbychoice commented 2 days ago

Benton's Hickory smoked bacon - major decline in quality?

by swarttav 11 years ago

I have purchased by mail order Benton's bacon, country ham and prosciutto for some time. The last time I ordered I ...


drw923 commented 2 days ago

Can you buy Rummo pasta where you live? Please buy a package or more this week

by HolyTerroir 2 years ago

My first post, and sorry if it is a dupilicate post or in the wrong place. There was a flood in Italy last week an...


erica commented 2 days ago

Question on buying meats from a butcher

by LuciusHayden 4 days ago

Hello all, I've been keen on trying out meat from butchers but have always wondered how the process works. Do you ...


sr44 commented 3 days ago

Why is there no fresh guanabana in the US?

by Steve 9 years ago

Guanabana (aka Soursop) is a tropical fruit that seems to be unavailable in the US, except for frozen pulp and the li...


mariavelas commented 3 days ago

Red Sauce left out overnight - Still safe to eat?

by freshlycured 6 years ago

Last night, after making a fresh batch of red sauce w/ sausage, I left it in the pot to cool on the stove. Unfortuna...


Pleoneid72ch commented 3 days ago

Sudden Aversion to Specific Food

by NShewmaker 4 days ago

Hey Everyone, The weirdest thing has come about over the past couple weeks in that I’ve formed a sudden aversion t...


Foxeyblue commented 4 days ago

Menu Clarification - Please tell me they aren't serving Smoked Mouse

by TD_Toni 7 days ago

Ok, maybe my naivety is showing but I was perusing menus for our upcoming trip and when looking at Lameloise in Beaun...


Ptipois commented 5 days ago

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...and here's another reason to get rid of tipping!!

by ChefMikeinBurlington 5 days ago

It's almost as bad in Canada too, except of our higher minimum wages

Difference between ribs 1-3 or 4-7 on a standing rib roast?

by hungryinmanhattan 5 years ago

I am buying my first standing rib roast. I see it is available at ribs 1-3 or 4-7. Can someone tell me which to buy a...


seefoo commented 5 days ago

Badia Spices

by doodle1 8 years ago

Many stores are now selling this brand of spices. I believe they are of poor quality and as such I contacted the Flor...


Elizabeth23 commented 5 days ago

Naem Anyone?

by JayDK 8 days ago

Bought a sausage at Vientiane, Seattle. It's been sitting at room temperature since Sunday. Now, how do I cook it? ...


JayDK commented 6 days ago

Pickled Eggs!

by emily49 1 year ago

i don't get why there is a such thing because everybody i know thinks they are disgusting and same with people on You...


nofunlatte commented 6 days ago