General Discussion

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

Mail Order Fresh Figs

by eenie1 1 hour ago

Can anyone recommend a place online to order fresh figs? Thank you!

best white sliced bread?

by smartie 8 years ago

sometimes I just like white sliced bread for a sandwich but specially for toast. Please help find me a brand that is ...


gt001 commented 3 hours ago

Straus Milk without Vitamin D is a godsend to those with Vitamin D Alergies

by MrHarleyDavidson 9 hours ago

My wife and my sister are terribly alergic to Lanolin - from which most Vitamin D which is added to Milk is made. The...

Peter Chang - Cooking Class! (Dumplings and more!)

by Baoling 11 hours ago

Hi - I'm posting for my daughter, who is hosting a dumpling-making class in Williamsburg's PETER CHANG restaurant...

Jokes Only Chowhounds Get...

by DuffyH 1 day ago

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

phofiend commented 12 hours ago


by Joe Fensterblaugh 14 years ago

Anyone out there got a recipe for a moist potato knish with a semi-crisp, yet pliable crust???


Arthur_K commented 16 hours ago

Freezing Aloo Gobi (Indian Dish/Potatoes&Cauliflower curry)

by ruby1103 4 days ago

Hi, One of my friends gave me some leftovers on Saturday from a dinner party. Since it was a lot of food, I had to f...


Harters commented 17 hours ago

Did Your Mom Repeatedly Cook a Dish You Despised?

by Perilagu Khan 6 years ago

My mom--God rest her soul--was a marvelous cook, and I still prepare several of her greatest dishes. However, she als...


Prazzie commented 20 hours ago

What is alkaline water and where can I get it?

by Celine 14 years ago

I'm trying to make some Malaysian and Chinese desserts and dumplings, and the recipes call for "alkaline water" or "k...


Foxeyblue commented 1 day ago

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Smoked oysters

by mdp5 1 day ago

Reading the old thread, whilst sitting in bed eating them in my lunesta haze. I did cream cheese, dill, dill seed, ce...

Fox Point blend from Penzeys

by rainey 8 years ago

Tried it? We finally got a retail store in LA and so I got to go and stick my nose in all the pots -- even bette...


Jeff C commented 1 day 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...


KingIsland commented 1 day ago

Really confused about health of pan frying

by Adelphos33 4 years ago

Hi - the past month or so, I have determined I need to cook more at home to be a bit healthier. It is working so far ...


anonuser commented 1 day ago

Anyone else on Planet who doesn't like Fruit??

by Alice 16 years ago

I feel like an alien. I almost never desire fresh fruit (except, and this seems odd, I do enjoy most tropical fruits...


ThisIsBob commented 2 days ago

$3.95 shipping at King Arthur

by hummingbird 3 days ago

$3.95 shipping, no minimum order required!* Receive $3.95 standard shipping, no minimum order required. This offer a...


ratgirlagogo commented 2 days ago

What's the difference between lump charcoal and hardwood charcoal?

by karykat 7 years ago

[Note: the Chowhound Team has split this discussion from the "Lump Charcoal" thread on the Minneapolis-St. Paul board...


pokey42 commented 2 days ago

Boob Toob Dinners

by Perilagu Khan 5 years ago

Unless there was a really big football game on, my mom basically forbade chuffing in front of the teevee. Therefore, ...

Perilagu Khan commented 3 days ago

Remembering Flavor Straws...just for a moment.

by liu 11 years ago

I know this post has nowhere to go but back, waaaaaaay back... Does anyone remember those original flavor straws? ...


corrie671 commented 3 days ago

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Why are my real Périgord black truffles tasteless?

by tbessie 3 days ago

So my dad lives in a village in Périgord (Brantôme to be specific). I visit him there almost every summer. Usually ...

Chili left out all night. Would you eat it?

by SeattleK 9 years ago

Hubby and I just made a new pot of turkey chili last night around 8 p.m. It was left on the stove to cool and we for...


acgold7 commented 3 days ago