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For those between-meal issues.

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Food and Diet Foibles of Spouse/Significant Other/Partner

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by mordylishus 1 month ago

Let's start with these links. Then after you tell me yours, I'll tell you mine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K557z.... Eddie Cantor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qLxu3.... Holderness Fa...

Can this dogwood be saved?

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by VFish 15 days ago

Hi, I didn't know where to post this because it is not vegetable gardening, so "not about food". The night before last we had a very heavy wet snowfall through the night and woke up to the top tru...

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Acceptable Dog Bones?

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by zackly 3 months ago

I recently bought some roasted dog bones from one of the large online pet product retailers. I was gently chastised by the rescue group I got my dog from that cooked bones are dangerous due to poss...

Friends who can’t cook but insist on doing it

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by Bkeats 7 years ago

Do you have friends who love to cook but are terrible at it? We have two couples that we know and socialize with. We’ve been invited over to dinner at both of their homes. They go through great pai...

Do you have family/friends who don't appreciate good home cooking?

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by HighHeels 9 years ago

I am just gonna take a second to vent. I love to cook. I enjoy trying hard things that some people would steer clear of. And I love learning from others, like here. But I have family who just do...

Covid and picking off another’s plate

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by carolandersonl 25 days ago

Just after Covid vax , I went to lunch with an acquaintance. She said she didn’t want dessert. I ordered cake and got an extra plate for her. As she then wanted, a third was put on her plate. She ...

Attention Japanese Food Fans and Serious Seafood Lovers Alike

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by Googs 1 month ago

Wednesday, March 24 at 8:00pm, a discussion between Affinity Fish' Matt Taylor, Toronto Bento's Jon Klip, and Shousin's Jackie Lin. Tonight they will demonstrate Ike-jime/Shinke-jime. They'll als...

What would you do?

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by Sadistick 2 months ago

Without getting into names (as I want to give the producer an opportunity to right their wrong before making a public stink) - I am curious as to what you would do in this situation... My 7 year...

Tipping vs Fair Wages

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by ricepad 4 months ago

This is not a discussion about how much to tip. You can search for restaurants that pay their waitstaff a fair wage here: https://www.highroadrestaurants.org

Does anyone have a photo of Buddy's Sirloin Pit (Cambridge, MA)?

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by GDSwamp 14 years ago

My parents were in love with Buddy's Sirloin Pit, and whenever they think of its passing, they get surprisingly close to teary. If any of you Cambridge-centric chowhounds felt similarly about the p...

What happened to Rocco Dispirito on WOR Radio?

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by kelvin8r 15 years ago

Tuned in to the show yesterday-no Rocco...Went on WOR's website and he's been excised...what's up w/that? Although I never cared for him before, he was pretty good on that show...shared plenty of ...

Why it's so hard to recycle coffee cups

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by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

" . . . Disposable coffee cups, milk cartons, takeout boxes, and other food packaging has a plastic lining to make sure liquids and oils don’t seep through. But most recycling systems in the U.S. a...

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

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by alikaprincess 6 years ago

Please help! I need to figure out what could be causing this, ruining expensive food, and how to fix it if possible. I live in a reasonably sized apt in a top floor in Northern California, but bec...

Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford, to close...

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by gutreactions 6 months ago

The Westchester Broadway Dinner-Theatre in Elmsford has announced it is closing after a 45-year run. A victim of the pandemic. Have you been? Anyone have any memories to share? (Was not sure what...

How much do I tip on catering delivery?

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by Isolda 8 years ago

We're having food delivered and set up, but not served, for a party this weekend. What percentage of the total bill should I tip?

What vacuum do you use at home? I need a new one and suggestions

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by Autumm2 11 months ago

My 23 year old Hoover "Elite Supreme" seems to be reaching the end of it's life span. I inherited it when my grandmother passed away while in college- probably one of the few college students out ...

I'm cooking lowfat for my elderly dog, post-pancreatitis and thought I'd share

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by c oliver 6 years ago

My 15 y.o. dog (a Puli) had lost about 20% of her body weight from one annual exam to another. I wanted to get some of that weight on her so started adding different things to her food. Basically...

Why did I bother?

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by josey456 1 year ago

My husband and I were invited over to some friends for dinner. I asked “what can I bring?”. The hostess said dessert. I said great. When we get to the event with the dessert, she already has t...

Vindigo - anything even remotely like it for iPhone 3G?

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by Deenso 13 years ago

I have been a Vindigo addict for years and now, suddenly, I'm lost because I got a fabulous, sexy new phone that doesn't support it. I used Vindigo a zillion times a day (OK, maybe that's just a to...

Two restaurants under one roof. Could it work?

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by LuluTheMagnificent 12 years ago

I was driving home the other day and I noticed a bunch of restaurants closed at 4pm. Now, that got me to thinking, in these hard economic times if two restaurants could share the same spot. Restaur...