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slow cooker recommendation?

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by kristen 15 years ago

hello. i've heard a few mentions recently of slow cookers. i'm completely unfamiliar with them but they sound like a great idea. can anyone recommend a good one? thanks.

Chowhoundishness = Embarrassment

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by MSPD 15 years ago

So I kind of fancy myself something of a chowhound Magellan, spending lunch hours randomly driving up city streets in search of virgin chow territory, coffee shops, dives...whatever. Today, I'm m...

Can this pot be saved?

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by flywheel 15 years ago

Okay, I'm an idiot and I just left a Le Creuset saucepan (my favorite) on the stove with barely any liquid in it, and forgot about it until the acrid smell hit the living room. Ugh. It's all blacke...

Eccentric restaurant pratices

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by Tracy L. 15 years ago

DH and I went to favorite Japanese restaruant two weeks ago. It was one of the worst dining experiences because we were pretty much ignored. Our previous experiences were all good so we chalked i...

You Take Your Life In Your Hands If You Show Up At Buger King Late For Breakfast

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by Chino Wayne 15 years ago

Read about it in the LATimes, you gotta register to read it, but registration is free. Link: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-sbriefs20.2apr20,1,4512810.story?ctrack=1&cset=true

Staub Teapot - any opinions...

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by anu 15 years ago

I know it's really pricey, but I have a Staub small la cocotte that is just great. Any opinions on the tea pot. Right now, I boil water and pour it into a french press style tea press, holding s...

Despair

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by Far Far 15 years ago

The Hartford (CT) Advocate, the local alternative newspaper, just published the results of its annual "Best of Hartford Readers' Poll". Named as both "Best Beer" and "Best Domestic Beer" was Budwe...

Air-quality regs and NYC BBQ

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by Paul Lukas 15 years ago

New Yorkers have been complaining for years that we don't have any real barbecue because of the city's stringent air-quality regulations, which make it nearly impossible to operate a commercial woo...

Rachel Ray's Chambers stove....similar one for sale

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by erica 15 years ago

Apropos of the recent thread on this oven, there is one very similar for sale for $400 on Craigslist.org. The seller is in Queens, New York.

Mario Batali interview on Amazon

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by wurstle 15 years ago

noticed that Amazon interviewed Batali (thanks to Curbed.com's link) and found it somewhat interesting. thought I'd share it with those of you (see link below) Link: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obi...

U.S. Wins War On Obesity

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by Leper 15 years ago

If you Chowhounds have never read the Borowitzreport you are missing a daily treat. Especially today's report on winning the war on obesity. The site is: www.borowitzreport.com Enjoy! Link: http:w...

Rant about table space

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by TomTom 15 years ago

Last night, SO and I dined at a fairly pricey euro-cuisine restaurant. Hadn’t been there before. We were seated promptly, according to our reservation time, at a two-top arranged comfortably away...

Wax on glass

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by LisaM 15 years ago

How can I best and most easily remove hardened candle wax from a glass-topped table? (One plus: it's a piece of glass that's removable and relatively small that I could, for example, bring to the...

"Prime" review in NYT

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by Kirk 15 years ago

For those who might have missed it yesterday, below is a link to the New York Times review of Poppy Z. Brite's "Prime." Ms. Brite is a Chowhound contributor (Doc on the New Orleans board and elsew...

is there a chowhound type board for babies

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by parent 15 years ago

is there a forum like this where people post about getting good deals on baby stuff, like strollers, diapers, etc and especially baby food and formula? thanks

Airline Meals Website

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by Chino Wayne 15 years ago

Check out the story in the NYTimes today about this website, photos of airline meals and all kinds of other info about airline dining. NYTimes article: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/17/travel/...

Bourdain Sample Chapter on Dining Out

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by Xericx 15 years ago

For those of you that are interested, the excerpt from Kitchen Confidential. Link: http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?userid=2WZNLBCHFK&ean=9780060934910&displayonly=CHP

So. California - Major network (NBC) airing Cooking Show

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by kc girl 15 years ago

Very surprised (yet pleased) to see a half-hour cooking show on one of the four MAJOR TV stations, rather than on its own network (Food TV) or area cable. Does he always use Los Angeles sources? ...

restaurant gift certificates

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by blazee 15 years ago

i'm not sure how to handle this, or if there is any etiquette involved, so i defer to my fellow chowhounds. i apologize if this is the wrong board. anyway, here goes... i have two gift certificat...

Need good FLATWARE resource

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by Pupster 15 years ago

I'm shopping around for new flatware, and I have hit all the usual suspects: department stores, kitchenware stores, BB&B, Michael C. Fina, Amazon and others, to no avail. Anybody have any good sour...

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