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NOVEMBER 2020 COOKBOOK OF THE MONTH (COTM) - David Lebovitz website

by LulusMom 11 months ago

Here we are almost 8 months into Covid quarantine, and the majority of us decided it makes the most sense to stick with an online source for our COTM. We voted for David Lebovitz’s blog as our Nove...

Baking Soda for Crispy Chicken Skin?

by zackly 9 days ago

I see a lot of recipes(mostly chicken wings) that call for baking soda to be used in dry rubs to help get crispy skin. How about using it in wet rubs or marinades? Would it lose its effectiveness?

Weekly Menu Planning September 2021

by MidwesternerTT 23 days ago

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

What's For Dinner #455 (September 2021) - September Already?!

by Amandarama 18 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? Phot...


Can't edit my profile?

by nuoibenh 18 hours ago

Just created an account and I can't seem to edit my profile. Error from my web browser?


Tipping Etiquette

by mtskeeter 2 hours ago

So, I have been told this week that when I pick up my to-go takeout I should tip 15-20%. I will gladly tip 20%+ for a dine in experience, but 15-20% for takeout? Is this a new trend because of th...


Who Uses Tomato Mustard?

by kaleokahu 3 days ago

.. or adds mustard to tomato-based sauces? This strikes me as a little counterintuitive, but a little Googling shows it's a thing. I see many references to hand-me-down recipes that combine the...

GTA Patios in the age of Covid-19 - 2021 edition

Dr. John
by Dr. John 3 months ago

With patios opening up on Friday, I thought I would start a new version of this thread. Have you booked any reservations yet? Where are you hoping to go? We haven't yet booked anything as places...


October 2021 COTM - Voting thread

by LulusMom 2 days ago

The nomination thread has closed and we have narrowed it down to The Book of Greens with 7 votes and From the Oven to the Table with 11 votes. It’s now time to vote for the book you’d like to cook ...


Assault with a deadly weapon: Champagne

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 day ago

" . . . The incident began when a security guard told two people to leave the gaming property grounds. That prompted one of the unruly suspects, later identified as Harrison, to spray the guard wit...

Crab Cakes in Astoria, Ore.

by GH1618 5 hours ago

In past posts I have lamented the loss of Dungeness crab cakes at Wet Dog (now named something else) and Aspen Grove (out of business), but today I have good news to report. I happened to be here ...


Cheap eats in BosWash?

by saacnmama 3 days ago

We'll be doing the grand college tour, and need to eat along the way. In Boston, we’ll be staying near the Back Bay T stop and looking at schools all over town. In NYC, we’ll be on the Uppe...

Calling all San Diego area Chowhounds! Does anyone know the recipe for Board & Brew sauce?

by FORRESTMAN 9 years ago

I'm new to Chowhound and I heard this would be the best place to come for help figuring out their recipe. First, has anyone been to Board & Brew? There are a few from San Clemente, CA to San Die...

September 2021 COTM: Flavor - PROCESS: Charring, Browning, Infusing, Aging

by LulusMom 19 days ago

Welcome to Cookbook of the Month! Please use this thread to post reports on recipes from Flavor’s Process chapter, on charring, browning, infusing, and aging (pp. 23-112). If you are the first o...

Darto Deals

by kaleokahu 27 days ago

Darto is offering free international shipping through August 31st


"GEORGE," Toronto - An epic meal to complement the Boy's-Night-Out of two fervent gourmands celebrating a milestone birthday!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 3 days ago

Due to the close proximity of our birthdays, for the past two decades and more, my foodie brother-in-law and myself have been holding annual 'men-only' birthday bash to celebrate this event. With a...


Pitmaster Rodney Scott's smoked prime rib recipe

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 day ago

Food writer Carolyn Jung offers her take on famed Pitmaster Rodney Scott's recipe for smoked prime rib from his new cookbook, "Rodney Scott’s World of BBQ” by Rodney Scott and Lolis Eric Elie.