General Discussion

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

Looking for amazing meat stories and recipes!!

by Meatlovers 1 hour ago

Hey guys! I need your help Recently I started typing a meat lovers cookbook. This will be a cookbook which cont...

Jokes Only Chowhounds Get...

by DuffyH 3 days ago

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

DuffyH commented 7 hours ago

Souffle like French toast

by Monica 19 hours ago

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


Steve commented 9 hours ago

Current Status of Surfas?

by dtm323 11 hours ago

What is happening with Surfas? Where can I buy the kinds of ingredients I used to buy there?

Mariners' Christmas Challenges

by Saylors_Christmas 18 hours ago

I am working on a commercial ship. We did not get our full provisions which were expected at our last port, and there...


Saylors_Christmas commented 12 hours ago

How long will uncooked beef roast last?

by kittyfood 24 hours ago

We want to try smoking a prime rib for Christmas. Once I buy the meat, how long will it last before we cook it? For b...


acgold7 commented 13 hours ago

Cooked Chili - Refrigerated Question

by khaos526 20 hours 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...


PSRaT commented 14 hours ago

Present for a Chef

by mash1982 15 days ago

what can I give as a small birthday present to someone who is professional chef from Italy? Budget up to $100, but wo...


worldwidefoodie commented 17 hours ago

Hotel Room Cooking Hacks

by Bella1999 3 months ago

Thanks to Hurricane Harvey the Horrible, we will be living in a hotel room for almost 2 months at the least. My Inst...


saregama commented 17 hours ago

Suggestions for Great Caterers/Private Chefs in Palm Springs

by CACulinary 18 hours ago

I would love an update on any suggestions for great caterers/private chefs in the Palm Springs (ideally closer to Ind...

How long can a thawed turkey sit in the fridge?

by jnk 5 years ago

The title says it all. I ended up with a turkey that couldn't be donated. It went into the fridge frozen on Wednesday...


shelleh72 commented 18 hours ago

Best appetizer or small plate you have been eating?

by minnywild 3 months ago

Looking for menu ideas for some new shared plates to offer and just want some feedback on what everyone has been crav...


treb commented 19 hours ago


by Jambalaya 5 days ago

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

BeeRich commented 21 hours ago

Where to buy fresh nuts?

by cwladis 1 day ago

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


valadelphia commented 1 day ago

I hate peach fuzz

by ebchower 4 months ago

I can't remember the last time I ate a regular peach. I can't stand the fuzz and have always bought nectarines or ca...

BeeRich commented 2 days ago

When to freeze? Post-brine? Post-sous vide?

by muzicman82 8 days ago

Hi all, I'm making the ChefSteps Smokerless Brisket (again). It's a 14 lb brisket. It's currently brining. ...

dave_c commented 2 days 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...

DuffyH commented 2 days ago

Why Did My Meat Lose its Color (and did it go bad?)

by Oliverstreet 10 years ago

I bought some lovely-looking flank steak from Whole Foods this Tuesday and threw it in the fridge. Tonight (Thursday...


joecherokee77 commented 2 days ago

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Mail Order Fresh Figs

by eenie1 2 days ago

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