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What is this pasta shape?

by laculars 6 hours 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...


laculars commented 1 hour 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...


beverlyedwards commented 1 hour ago

Chanterelles - Bitter

by jounipesonen 10 months ago

It's known - incl myself - that dried chanterelles shousoaked and water discarded - otherwise strong bitter taste. ...


jounipesonen commented 2 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...

hotoynoodle commented 8 hours ago

Tomatillos Discussion

by tompoe 1 day ago

I am looking for experts to set me straight about tomatillos. Can I treat tomatillos the same as I now treat celery?...


MikeG commented 16 hours ago

Insanely Hot Jalapenos

by Atomic76 3 years ago

I usually get my Jalapenos at Save-A-Lot because they sell them in foam packs of like 15 or so for around $1.25 - whi...


Royality101 commented 17 hours ago

Definition of a B. L. T.

by ciaogina 12 years ago

I'm in a small battle with The local sandwich shop located near my workplace outside of San Jose, CA (this may make a...


Querencia commented 18 hours ago

Childhood tastes - favorites then and now

by cheesytaters 3 months ago

A few of us highjacked a post about recreating deli-style tuna salad to discuss favorite childhood foods. What were y...

DuffyH commented 3 days ago

Date Nut Bread and Cream Cheese

by Michael S 16 years ago

I grew up eating these sandwiches. If I am not mistaken the brand name of the bread was Dromedary. It was a fixture o...


Querencia commented 4 days ago

If you only had 10 food options...

by MIMIMOM 11 days ago

A friend of mine asked me this question years ago and we hashed it out for weeks. It's recently come back up so I tho...


zackly commented 4 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...


Harters commented 4 days ago

Deep frying with Canola Oil

by wishesforsale 9 years ago

Hi, I was wondering if I were to be deep frying with 100% pure canola oil at home, would the oil eventually gener...


revlee2u47946 commented 5 days ago

Olive experts, help!

by esquimeaux 9 years ago

I have very little olive knowledge, and strangely, Google is not helping much for once. My sister once brought back ...


areichert814 commented 5 days ago

Defrost frozen fish in original plastic packaging. Safe?

by mike2401 6 years ago

Why does my fozen salmon purchased from store in plastic wrapping warn AGAINST thawing in its original plastic wrap? ...


amaouyo commented 5 days ago

Drying a salami

by queenscook 9 years ago

I have seen regular salamis hung up to dry out into hard salami. I was wondering if anyone knew how to do this; in o...


Sneadmaker commented 5 days ago

Substitutes for Cento Light Tuna Packed in Olive Oil

by uwsgrazer 2 years ago

My local grocer used to put this tuna on sale, 2/$5. Lately, the price has been over $4 per can, though. Amazon see...


johnie2xs commented 6 days ago

Potato Water in bread? Common?

by mike2401 7 days ago

I've read that "potato water" is used to keep bread from going stale as quickly. How common is that is commercial...


mike2401 commented 6 days ago

Food Memories

by Richard Halpern 15 years ago

Checkout this website for baby boomer food remembrances of food items from your youth (if you're a baby boomer, that ...


dadsfavor8 commented 6 days ago

Is there any hope (moldy potatoes)

by lisaleira 7 days ago

Is there hope. One has a lot of mold, one has a little, one seems to have none. They lived in a bag together for two ...


medlar commented 6 days ago

Quality of Shrimp these days [moved from Manhattan board]

by takk 7 years ago

I'm posting here because this is an active board of foodies, and I want to know if I am alone in my experiences of sh...


azduner12 commented 7 days ago

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