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Is Shanghainese food greasy?

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by learntocookchinese 10 hours ago

In the bay area, Shanghai Garden/Chef Zhao are greasy. However, other Shanghainese restaurants that I like -- Happy C...

Herring: How do you eat it?

by Passadumkeg 9 years ago

I grew up on herring. It was a ritual for my dad to tale some fresh herring to my grandmothers on Thurs. and pick it...

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Deepblou commented 18 hours ago

USA heavy cream vs UK double cream

by BevRS 5 years ago

I am British but sometimes spend a few weeks in the US. All I can get in stores there is "heavy cream" which is heat...

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headstonelover1 commented 18 hours ago

Onion Fun. Not?

by munchkin1 4 days ago

Due to illness, I have a helper that shops for me and prepares very basic meals. I was always told onions should be N...

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small h commented 1 day ago

Seasoning Cast Iron Skillet without an oven?

by Andy P. 14 years ago

Hey y'all, Sorry to post another cast-iron question, but I've got myself a bonafide dilemma: I was gifted two bra...

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GH1618 commented 1 day ago

Chef wanted for an at home cooking class - sauces

by sten00 2 days ago

I'm looking for a chef to come into our home to do a cooking class centered around sauces for 6 adults. Does anyone k...

LiaM commented 1 day ago

What Are Steak Tips?

by Willy3000 10 years ago

I can't believe I never found out when I lived back there. What are steak tips, or is that like asking what's in a ho...

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ChowHoundFan72 commented 2 days ago

Nitrate Free Bacon- what's the difference?

by javaandjazz 10 years ago

Is there any noticeable difference between regular bacon and nitrate free bacon? I see nitrate free bacon at Trader J...

Ruth Lafler commented 3 days ago

LAMB - Domestic vs imported

by Bellachefa 3 years ago

Any feelings on this? Years ago I used to freeze a couple of US lamb and bring them to my car for hire driver and hi...

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Harters commented 3 days ago

Sun Noodles?

by mcintire78 4 days ago

Hi! I developed a real love for Sun Noodles in the last city I lived in. Their website indicates they aren't availa...

Ttrockwood commented 3 days ago

Apple mouldy at the core?

by FrenchSoda 7 years ago

I was happily munching my apple today when I got to the core and discovered copious amounts what looked like white mo...

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FreetobeZoe commented 3 days ago

Dry sherry for cooking

by Wendy Lai 14 years ago

I need some advice about dry sherry for cooking. Is it expensive? Is there a different between cooking sherry and ...

HeidiCooksSupper commented 3 days ago

Cookies from the 80s???

by jnb336 6 years ago

I'm trying to find some cookies from my husband's childhood that he talks about ALL the time! I'm pretty sure they d...

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tktagent commented 4 days ago

What 3 (or fewer) places have the best thing ever you can't get anywhere else

by dwkayak 1 month ago

I'm 55. I think there are about 3 things I have eaten in my life that are so so good, that I have planned vacation de...

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Felliott commented 4 days ago

When does unused pasta go bad?

by bakersdozen 9 years ago

I have never been able to tell when unused, dried pasta purchased in a box or plastic is bad. How can you tell if i...

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norakat commented 4 days ago

Omaha Steaks or Kansas City Steak Company?

by lilcee 10 years ago

I want to send steaks for Xmas gifts. I'm not sure which company to go with, Omaha Steaks or Kansas City Steak Compa...

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jaybeau commented 4 days ago

What is this pasta shape?

by laculars 5 days ago

I recently got some southwest mac and cheese, and no one could tell me what shape of pasta it was. The closest I cou...

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beevod commented 4 days ago

Banana Flips

by psalm14517 9 years ago

I've seen a few posts on here about those wonderful snacks from my childhood--banana flips!! They look like a big tac...

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beverlyedwards commented 4 days ago

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