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Keeping soup hot during event

by ROBOMAC 10 days ago

Was hoping someone might have some advise as to how to go about keeping our soups hot during a gathering. We will lik...


ROBOMAC commented 4 hours ago

Saltines, Soda Crackers, Whatever...

by Caroline1 9 years ago

I used to love soda crackers. Gimme a can of sardines and a pack of crackers and you had one happy camper! But no m...


Linevitch commented 11 hours ago

Cooked hamburgers left out - can they be eaten?

by cackalackie 10 years ago

We grilled out burgers yesterday and set up the buffet inside the house. When I was putting things away a few hours l...


debbiedo72 commented 12 hours ago

When does cooked shrimp go bad?

by daeira 7 years ago

I feel like such a knob. I had pulled some cooked shrimp from the fridge for lunch. I thought it was shrimp from a fe...


daera commented 1 day ago

Wedding venues query

by sonniu 7 days ago

Hi, Are there any venues outside of community centers that allow you to bring your own alcohol?


islandgirl commented 1 day ago

What is the difference between cream of tomato soup and tomato bisque soup?

by Riatta 8 years ago

I love tomato bisque soup and I'm looking for a good, easy recipe. I hate cream of tomato soup. I don't know how they...


GH1618 commented 1 day ago

Why is ricotta cheese so expensive now?

by mushroomaffairs 6 days ago

I love ricotta cheese and sweet ricotta desserts, I used to buy big containers of ricotta cheese for $1.99 or 2/$4 wh...

Ttrockwood commented 1 day ago

Finding Saltpeter for Corning Beef or whatever

by Bada Bing 4 years ago

This is a tangent from a thread that I started when looking into how to corn my own beef:


biochemist1952 commented 1 day ago

What is side meat?

by chocolatetartguy 6 years ago

I was watching an old episode of The Fugitive and a hill folk granny offered Richard Kimble a meal of side meat, bis...


Querencia commented 1 day ago

Chinese vs Italian Pine Nuts (pignoli)..big price difference. Taste difference?

by erica 10 years ago

The Italian ones are quite expensive in the Manhattan shops I visited recently. (Fairway; Buon Italia, etc) Chinese ...


JayeDeete commented 2 days ago

Is 'love' an actual ingredient in cooking or baking?

by gutreactions 18 days ago

According to the Food & Drug Administration, it is not. They actually sent a warning letter to Nashoba Brook Bakery i...

nofunlatte commented 2 days ago

Can Dried Beans Go Bad?

by pixelrn 10 years ago

I found a couple of bags of dried beans in my kitchen and they are past the expiration date. I always thought that dr...


Franceskelly commented 3 days ago

Bad tasting avocados recently?

by Rick 6 years ago

We were eating 3 avocados a week in the summer, and if I recall correctly they were hass avocados from Mexico. Now t...


RockyRonnie2 commented 3 days ago

WARNING! Tilapia sold as red snapper (Izumidai) in sushi restaurants.

by paizley 2 years ago

WARNING! Tilapia sold as red snapper (Izumidai) in sushi restaurants. It comes from Chinese fish farms. Also many res...

paizley commented 4 days ago

Is a kcal = to a calorie?

by twodales 9 years ago

When I buy European food the food charts are in kcals. Are these equal to calories? Thanks.


GH1618 commented 4 days ago

Magic Themed Party for Adults

by graggle 19 days ago

I am a catering chef and one of my clients is looking to host a "Magic Themed" Dinner for 300 employees. I've grown u...


graggle commented 4 days ago

Uses for Blue Corn flour?

by Cflower5 8 days ago

I bought some blue corn flour (not cornmeal) in Santa Fe. I thought I could make cornbread with it but after looking ...

paulj commented 5 days ago

The best (store bought) hot dog buns

by iheartcooking 5 years ago

What are the best hot dog buns? And where can I find em? Are there hot dog buns out there that can stand up to chili...


SeltzerGal commented 5 days ago

How to use a souse or head cheese mold?

by Modemac 4 months ago

I recently acquired a vintage cast iron head cheese mold: a scary looking bust of a pig's head, about eight inches ac...


circe801 commented 6 days ago