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What's For Dinner #444 (October 2020) - Trick or Treat!

by Amandarama 25 days ago

Here's where we help each other decide "What's for Dinner,” celebrate (or commiserate about) our nightly dinner results, and share recipes - with our modifications noted. What's for Dinner? ...

Weekly Menu Planning – October 2020

by MidwesternerTT 29 days ago

Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in October. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always a...


Soft steel knives

by Sear101 1 day ago

So I got into pocket knives and hunting knives well before kitchen knives. So excuse me if the metal names are off any. I have a plethora of expensive pocket knives with surgical stainless, S30V,...

BABI KECAP... Indonesian pork from Milk Street

by erica 13 days ago

Has anyone tried this? I just bought the ingredients (well, forgot the ginger but can get it tomorrow). Have a few bottles of Kecap Manis, the Indonesian sweet soy sauce, that have been linger...

Is your favorite McDonald's Ice Cream Machine broken?

by gutreactions 1 hour ago

A frustrated McDonald's fan has launched a website that will tell you which McDonald's Ice Cream machines are working in your area. Many seem to break down. It is a new launch, of course, but a nov...

Maria, New Rochelle, serves up titillating tastes...

by gutreactions 9 months ago

There has been a great deal of restaurant activity in New Rochelle coinciding with all the development around the city. Maria on Huguenot St. has been a standout newcomer. Brothers Peter and Giovan...

Chowhound Maintenance + Search Index Updates

by patsully 25 days ago

Hi all, We will be deploying some behind the scenes updates around 3 pm PT this afternoon. We don't expect to have to take the site down, but if you see any slowness around this time, this is th...

What are you baking these days? October 2020 edition!

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 25 days ago

It’s decidedly autumn, at least in the northern hemisphere, with the apples and pears coming on strong and Canadian Thanksgiving on the horizon. What’s in your oven?

October 2020 DOTM (Dish of the Month) - Arancini

by LulusMom 26 days ago

Welcome to our DOTM reporting thread for October 2020. Our dish this month is arancini. These delightful treats got their name because they were the size of a small round orange, or arancino in Ita...

Cream of Spinach from Almontaser (sic) or Yemen style

by ncghettogourmet 7 years ago

I loved this restaurant in the Cobble Hill area, Brooklyn for many years. It's been closed since the 90's but I still crave their creamed spinach. It was a Yemen restaurant. I plead ignorance to th...

Calling All Gardener Cooks...

by MunchkinRedux 2 months ago

It's peak season for summer veggies in the PNW where I live. That means some long days in the garden, followed by many hours in the kitchen cooking with and preserving all our fresh produce. It m...

Avocados don't ripen? Slow to turn dark and they stay hard

by mushroomaffairs 2 months ago

My are Shoprite stores having been selling avocados every week for only $.89/ea so I've been buying a number of them. I've left some in a bowl with other fruits like bananas, apples and tomatoes a...


Can You Make Apple Sauce From Peels Without Apple Fruit?

by westes 15 hours ago

I read that most of the pectin in an apple is in the peels, not in the apple fruit. If you cook the peels alone - leaving out the apple fruit - will it become a viscous fluid like an apple sauce?...

Let's celebrate autumn: take out your enameled cast iron cookware!

by damiano 8 days ago

So, after a hiatus of 6 months, today I took out my Le Creuset cast iron dutch oven and made a wonderful lamb stew. Recipe by Penelope Casas. Boy, have I missed my Le Creuset! Who else has been...


Thanksgiving plan 2020

by sandramrma 2 days ago

Has Covid effected your plans for this year? Traveling, getting together with family? Going out to dinner-ordering in-or just staying home???

Spring Quarter 2020 Baking and Dessert COTM: RECIPES FROM DAVID LEBOVITZ’S WEBSITE

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 7 months ago

Welcome to our First Quarter Baking/Dessert COTM, running through June 2020, BAKING AND DESSERT RECIPES FROM DAVID LEBOVITZ’S WEBSITE. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion of recipe...

Trader Joe's YAY/MEH/NAY - October 2020

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 25 days ago

Autumn's here, and you know what that means! The children are getting shorter and we're battening down the hatches for monsoon season. It's that special time for bourbon eggs, chowder rubs, and Oxf...

Fall Quarter 2020 Baking Cookbook of the Month: MIDWEST MADE

Caitlin McGrath
by Caitlin McGrath 25 days ago

Welcome to our Fall Quarter Baking COTM, running through the end of 2020, MIDWEST MADE: BIG, BOLD BAKING FROM THE HEARTLAND by Shauna Sever. We’ll use this thread for all reports and discussion of ...


Grocery Outlet - October 2020

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

What are your finds this month at Grocery Outlet? Marina GO (Monterey Peninsula): Ben & Jerry's cold brew caramel latte ice cream, $1.99 - Finally, something worthwhile in the ice cream case at...