Not About Food

For those between-meal issues.

Why is our pot luck offering cast aside?

by SamuelAt 13 days ago

Our friend “Roz” was hosting a pot luck dinner and had a “sign up for approval” list in the office. I consulted with...


SamuelAt commented 7 days ago

What's that smell and why is it permeating my food?

by alikaprincess 3 years ago

Please help! I need to figure out what could be causing this, ruining expensive food, and how to fix it if possible....


gyoung718 commented 18 days ago

Pantry moths/rice bugs: whats the problem?

by al@Fairfax 12 years ago

The recent posts on pantry moths and bugs in rice have got me wondering. I too have the moths and, yes, they are a mi...

OCEllen commented 18 days ago

What would YOU do??

by PotatoHouse 3 years ago

I pulled this meme from Facebook and although it is directed towards the ladies, men can answer the question also.

njmarshall55 commented 20 days ago

Looking for pastry school... CIA or Le Cordon Bleu Paris?

by prettyjthings 7 years ago

Hi, I'm considering getting a pastry diploma from either the CIA (NY) or Le Cordon Bleu Paris... But not sure which p...


shradha commented 28 days ago

“You’ll not tell me to leave my dog at home”

by SamuelAt 1 month ago

It’s been a while since my GF and I hosted a party, but after my colleague “Roz” hosted her annual “Christmas Blowout...


SamuelAt commented 30 days ago

Favorite "Friends" Food Moments? (Inspired by the Seinfeld Thread)

by Aloo0628 11 years ago

What are your favorite food-related Friends moments? (I am most admittedly copying the "Favorite Seinfeld Food Mome...


Bulldogmama commented 1 month ago

I've come a long way

by YAYME 1 month ago

About eight or nine years ago, I started reading posts here and posting as well. I was enthusiastic home cook eager t...

YAYME commented 1 month ago

Have I ruined my kitchen cabinets?

by JKSea 9 years ago

I'm in the first stages of a minor kitchen remodel - quartz countertop, Japanese glass backsplash, tile floor. Due t...


JaneFagan commented 1 month ago

Dinner with friends - should they show up empty handed?

by Tidbits 8 years ago

My SO and I like to cook and we really look forward to having friends over for an informal dinner on Fridays. We make...


fryerlover commented 1 month ago

Hosts cleaning up/doing dishes while guests still around?

by rita_howenho 11 years ago

Hi, I was wondering if more people feel the same as I do about this situation: We are a group of about 3-5 famili...


Debbs1970 commented 1 month ago

Teacher's gift - filling a mug

by pumpkinspice 2 months ago

I bought a bunch of super cute Kate Spade mugs for my daughter's daycare teachers, they didn't come in a fancy box so...

512window commented 1 month ago

Pet Peeves - The Elixir of LIfe

by sophocles 7 months ago

There hasn't been a post with pet peeves in title for maybe 9 years, so here goes. All the pet peeves on my mind invo...


therealdoctorlew commented 2 months ago

Restaurants Running Out of Food

by Bigrayok 7 years ago

Has anyone been to a restaurant and found out they had run out of an item you really wanted before you got there? Do ...

Multifoiled commented 2 months ago

Is peacock meat legal in CA/USA?

by Lynndsey Rigberg 6 years ago

Chowhounds, I recently ordered another peacock from Exoticmeats for a very special dinner party coming up (they ne...


davewillieradio commented 2 months ago

Do I tip the caterer?

by birdy30 6 years ago

We recently had a BBQ catered event. $25pp. They smoked the meats and put them on warmers. No need to take orders ...


zacki commented 2 months ago

Ways to refuse univited guests

by Astur 6 years ago

So hubby and I handled the current situation already, but, I am looking for ways I or anyone else could in the future...

thegforceny commented 2 months ago

Please don't cut my pie

by Brian S 11 years ago

Since my mom moved to Tulsa, I've noticed that when we invite guests to dinner, if an unsliced loaf of bread or pie i...

PSZaas commented 2 months ago

Unnecessary uses of plastic wrap

by Karen_Schaffer 9 years ago

So many recipes call for using plastic wrap as a temporary cover for bowls, and it's often so unnecessary! Does this ...

Bob Martinez commented 2 months ago