General Discussion

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 4 days ago

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

Ttrockwood commented 1 minute ago

Serve other food at a morning cookie exchange?

by mhulgrave 1 day ago

Hosting a morning Christmas cookie exchange at 9 am. Will be serving coffee/tea etc. Do I need to have other food o...

Ttrockwood commented 29 minutes ago

Ordering Indian Chutneys and Pickles Online

by Sudaval 1 day ago

I'm looking for a well-stocked, affordable, dependable online site where I can reliably find Indian chutneys and pick...


MikeG commented 6 hours ago

Kosher wine in NYC

by eateat22 7 hours ago

folks - what's a good pace to pick up Kosher wine around battery park area or maybe near penn station - thx

Where to buy fresh nuts?

by cwladis 6 days ago

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


acgold7 commented 11 hours ago

Mariners' Christmas Challenges

by Saylors_Christmas 5 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...


medlar commented 11 hours ago


by Jambalaya 10 days ago

What's with Clementines the last couple of years? When these first came out they were very easy to peel, small, very...


pine time commented 12 hours ago

Goerges Brown - Baking Art course

by charlotte34280 3 days ago

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


jjmellon commented 1 day ago

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Looking for 1977, 1978 or 1979 Bon Appetit recipe

by Nbetts 2 days ago

Please help me find a Bon Appetit recipe from the November 1977, 1978 or 1979 issue. The recipe was a turkey stuffin...

Jokes Only Chowhounds Get...

by DuffyH 8 days ago

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


ricepad commented 2 days ago

Do I have to let food cool off before I cover it

by Freshfeetpnw 2 years ago

Do I have to let food cool down before I put it in Tupperware or do I just put it in Tupperware and cover it while it...


happydragon commented 2 days ago

Decaf chocolate?

by Shep 12 years ago

Lately, I've found that caffeine has been producing unexpected effects, beyond the desirable ones such as irritabilit...


prometheamoth commented 3 days ago

How should raw pork smell?

by Magnificat2005 9 years ago

I picked up 2 packages of pork tenderloin from Costco. Sell by date is 9/22/08. I've had it in the fridge for about...


OldFoodie2 commented 3 days ago

Cooked Chili - Refrigerated Question

by khaos526 6 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 4 days ago

Suggestions for Great Caterers/Private Chefs in Palm Springs

by CACulinary 5 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 4 days 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 4 days ago

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How to save the runny marmalade

by Stardust4300 4 days 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 5 days ago

Souffle like French toast

by Monica 6 days ago

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

Monica commented 5 days 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 5 days ago