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How well should the steak be cooked?

by weicao1983 21 days ago

If you have not cooked steak, will you get liver hydatid disease if you eat it?

International Snacks?

by vinouspleasure 8 days ago

Gutreaction's riveting thread on cape cod potato chips :^) reminded me that I wanted to start a topic on international snacks. I find myself completely addicted to Haitai's Sindangdong Tteokbokki C...

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What are some of your 2021 culinary “resolutions?”

by AJ019 22 days ago

With all the distress and upheaval related to COVID-19 this year, what, if any, resolutions are you making related to any aspect of food, cooking, etc.? Each year I usually have an ambitious lis...

Vanilla and Mustard Seed Allergy

by mochabear02 16 days ago

I have recently been diagnosed with a vanilla allergy AND a mustard seed allergy. I love to bake and cook but I found that enjoying sweets is harder for me to enjoy nowadays, despite rarely eating ...


Where are you on Synthetic/Cultured Chicken?

by kySafran 5 days ago

The first company has been licenced to sell synthetic/cultured chicken to be eaten by the public. I've been reading about this in science fiction books since I was a child. Humanities food probl...

Hunts Point Market workers strike may cause shortages...

by gutreactions 2 days ago

Union workers at the Hunts Point Market in the Bronx have gone on strike over a wage dispute. It may disrupt food and produce distribution to tri-state area markets, stores, and restaurants if it i...

What new dishes or foods did you try this year?

by prima 1 year ago

This year, I tried spam musubi, loco moco, saimin, Lahaina fried soup https://medium.com/spiralbound/remembering-lahaina-fried-soup-7814184d6f8f poi, chicken long rice https://www.foodla...

Scrapple vs. Liver Pudding?

by alsname 18 years ago

Is there any difference between the two? My girlfriend is from North Carolina and is missing Liver Pudding. We have scrapple here in san diego, but I wondered how different the two are from each ...

PLEASE HELP! How long can cooked meat stay out for, and still be eaten?

by violetglitter 10 years ago

So I made a small pot roast last night (late - around 10 or 11pm), and took it out of the oven to cool on the counter, and naturally, fell asleep. I put it in the fridge this morning around 8am. Is...

Swing top bottle @ LCBO other than Grolsch

by lilith 18 days ago

Hi Can anyone recommend any beer or cider or other beverage that come in swing top bottles that I can get at the LCBO? I want to use a couple of empty bottles for my homemade vinegar. My go-t...

GTA CSA subscriptions

by burkie 10 months ago

Hi Toronto food friends - As I'm not able to support local farmers and producers at the market right now, does anyone have a good CSA recommendation? I know farmers won't really have much in terms ...

What's been your favorite meat of 2020?

by gutreactions 25 days ago

Was it a steak, a pork chop, a good-old roasted chicken? Perhaps a certain type of wild game? Our holiday Angus rib-eye based Surf & Turf was very satisfying the other night. Enjoyed some pork roas...

Dungeness Crab season opening delayed till December 1, 2020

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"The commercial Dungeness crab season in the central management area, which was scheduled to open Sunday, Nov. 15, will be delayed due to the presence of whales within fishing grounds and the poten...

Preparing a Steel Pan / Curing Method

by GTJ 13 days ago

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoIO8YOpyN4 A year ago there was a thread on this topic. I struggled to understand how to cure the pan I bought. I realize now that I did not do it right. This vi...

Please help me identify these winter squashes

by annaesm 14 days ago

I bought them at Grand Army Plaza a week ago Saturday. They were among the smallest ones the vendor had. The type was listed, but I forgot it. They appear pretty dense and hard. I assume they ca...

Sorting split peas

by tubman 18 days ago

Love split pea soup that I'm making it (and working with split peas) for the first time. Instructions in all recipes call for sorting and rinsing the peas. I had to Google to see what exactly you'r...

Do pregnant Japanese women eat sushi?

by iheartcooking 6 years ago

After searching this boards it seems that even among Hounds, the taboo against eating sushi while pregnant is strongly held. And please dont tell me to suck it up because it's only nine months. ...

In Memory: Yung Sing Pastry Shop

by syoung 1 year ago

On about Nov 29, 2009, Yung Sing put up a note on the window saying they were closed for renovations, but alas they never did reopen. Today the remnants of the store is still there, shuttered up wi...

Bagels (good ones, that is)

by MikeR 6 months ago

We haven't had this battle in a while. Is there any place - Virginia side of New York, please) to get a bagel that tastes like a real bagel and not like sandwich bread? When Einstein Brothers was n...