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Enzo’s Table

by Taralli 6 days ago

Friend asking me about the quality of Enzo’s flavored olive oils, as well as balsamic vinegars before ordering. Said I’d query CH. Opinions much appreciated.

Coca Cola Sheds Zombie Brands

by syrup09 3 months ago

In order to focus on its core business Coca Cola is getting rid of what it is calling "Zombie Brands. The notable loss is Odwalla Juice, (I like the stuff but it's not cheap.)

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Cereal changed?

by luvcubs 2 months ago

When I was a kid, I used to LOVE Cracklin Oak Bran. It wasn't sweet, (I was a weird kid... Iiked Grape Nuts & Shredded Wheat, too). I was at the store the other day, and saw COB, so I bought a b...

Can Anyone Offer More Information About "King Syrup"

by DLynne 9 years ago

I just bought a 32oz. bottle of King Syrup at Gourmet Giant on Rockville Pike. The red label with the lion face looked so interesting, and I thought I remember seeing it called for in a recipe for ...

Disappointed in higher end butters flavors: Tillamook and Plusgras vs. LoL, Stew Leonards/store brands

by mushroomaffairs 1 month ago

Last weekend, I bought Tillamook and Plusgras butters which I was really excited to try. Last year I bought a bunch of Land O' Lakes European style butters and was very disappointed because it did...

Snows clam chowder tragedy

by 1chowhound 9 years ago

I've seen some other postings regarding Snows clam chowder and just wanted to add my two cents.I too have been using this product for at least forty years.My father would make it on those especiall...

Kirkland Signature extra virgin olive oil versus Colavita EV?

by 1Jack 1 month ago

Like Colavita brand but wonder if Kirkland Signature is as good or better?

What's happened to red (AKA "Hamburger") Relish in the GTA?

by rsvp7777 3 years ago

Remember Hamburger Relish? That red stuff similar to the ubiquitous green relish usually called Hot Dog Relish? It's been vanishing over the past few years and a recent search of Loblaw's, No Fril...

Blum's Almondettes

by Alice 20 years ago

Does anyone remember Blum's Almondettes? I assume they're history by now, but if you ever spot them, please post!

Wegmans Italian Classics Fettuccine

by Unkle Al 2 months ago

Due to the shortage of De Cecco fettucini I bought a product from Wegman's that looked very good. I compared it to my DeCecco at home and it was very similar. The Wegman's claimed to using bronze...

1608 Soy Sauce

by Barcham 1 year ago

I am always picking up different things at my local Asian grocery that I never see in a regular grocery store or the usual Asian products that they sell at a much lower price. So I was really surpr...

ISO Caravelle Tuong Ot Sate An Pho

by ninrn 2 months ago

My family and I are hopelessly addicted to the Caravelle (An Hing) brand of “Ground Chilli Garlic Oil” called Tuong Ot Sate An Pho. We live in New Mexico and we can’t find it anywhere these days. ...

Red Wine vinegar

by grangie angie 2 months ago

Recommendations for the best red wine vinegar? Not too tart or acidic,I'm looking for a smooth tasting vinegar. Does one exist? Thank you.

American Wagyu Beef hot dogs!

by Malcolm Ruthven 2 months ago

If there is such a thing as a gourmet hot dog, this is it. Snake River Farms hot dogs made from their American Wagyu Beef. Five per one pound pack. I found these at Nugget Market in Tiburon. The ho...

Dolcezza Gelato at Whole Foods - any good??

by SarahM 2 months ago

I noticed a new gelato at Whole Foods (on sale!) with some great flavors (Berries and Mascarpone, Stratcciatella). Anyone try it yet?? Very curious. Not crazy about the addition of locust bean gum,...

Creamsicle?/Dreamsicle? with popsicle on the outside?

by Maerzie 2 months ago

I am looking for the old Creamsicle?/Dreamsicle? that still puts POPSICLE on the outside of the ice cream, instead of the mushy sherbet? I bought some by accident awhile back and didn't realize I'...

Seasoned Flour for Sale?

by zackly 2 months ago

I'm always making seasoned flour, mostly for fried foods. I was wondering if there are any good store bought seasoned flours. I see the Kentucky Kernel brand favorably reviewed online but I've neve...

Desperately Seeking Cookies

by omgalletas 10 years ago

Well, one particular kind of cookie I recall from my childhood. I grew up in the bordertown of El Paso, Texas with my very, very Mexican family. It wasn't unusual to find Mexican food products in...

Impossible Burger 2.0 Review

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by OC Mutt 2 months ago

I finally got to try the fabled Impossible burger when it became available at Trader Joe's. First, note that the package is 12 oz. NOT 16 oz. Mine came frozen so I took it out of the freezer the ...

Yo-Ho Potato Chips

by Warren 19 years ago

Yo-Ho Potato Chips, regional Chicago favorite. Are they still in business? Did not see their product when I was back in Chicago area in 2000. Do they have a web site ??? I can't find it... Go...