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See's Candies suspending production

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 days ago

For only the second time in history, See's Candies has suspended production and shipping temporarily. The other stoppage was for World War II. https://www.sees.com/

Ann Summers Sold More Penis-Shaped Pasta This Week Than The Whole Of 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 19 hours ago

Okay, who's hoarding this and how'd you like it with meatballs? * * * * Laura Whittaker, senior manager at Ann Summers, says the surge in interest took the company by surprise. “We’re living ...

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Barley Free White Flour

by themanningclan 2 days ago

I cannot eat barley in any form (not malted barley either). I want to make bread but cannot find 100% unbleached white flour (wheat). All the flours contain malted barley. Does anyone know of a br...


Frozen Eggplant Cutlets Any Good?

by zackly 2 days ago

Just finishing up frying a bunch of breaded eggplants cutlets for Eggplant Parmigiana. This is a messy, time consuming PIA job that I only do because my family loves the finished product. I've nev...

Sunnyvalley hickory smoked pork jowl bacon

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 days ago

Last month I noticed Sunnyvalley's smoked pork jowl bacon at the Raley's supermarket in Windsor. Had a chance to try it tonight for a batch of pasta carbonara. Non-smoked, cured pork jowl (guancial...

Stock Options Fish Stock

by mrand 6 months ago

I used to get Stock Options frozen fish stock at Whole Foods but they have stopped carrying it. Any recommendations on substitutions? Will I have to make my own?? And if so, any good recipes? I...

Pomi Tomatoes Question

by arp29 9 years ago

Over the past month I've used Pomi tomatoes on two different occasions and both times found them to differ vastly in color from the canned tomatoes I've used. They were quite a bit darker, and almo...

Texas Tamale Company

by Spice2Go 2 months ago

I love the tamales from Texas Tamale Company. My problem is I have been unable to locate the expiration date on the package. Can anyone help?

Canned Chicken ala' King? [moved from the South board]

by nathanac 13 years ago

After watching Top Chef the other night, I was reminded of a favorite childhood dish. We used to heat up canned chicken ala' king over toast. It was made by Swanson and came in a can that looked ...

Mystic Mint Cookies....still around?

by niccole 13 years ago

today i was in grocery store ( big Y east coast ) and suddenly craved mystic mint cookies, which i used to always buy about 10 years ago. couldnt find them and then asked my friend who is almost 5...

What Discontinued Products Do You Miss?

by Miri1 9 years ago

I grew up in a veggie household, and one of my favorite things was a canned sandwich spread type thing called Nuteena made by either Loma Linda or Morningstar Farms. I loved it sliced, on bread wit...

Whatever happened to Team Flakes?

by Michael Kleinman 17 years ago

Does anyone know if Nabisco still makes Team Flakes? I have not seen them in years and they were one of my favorite cereals. A four grain flake of corn, oats, rice and wheat. The closest thing I kn...

Can Anyone Offer More Information About "King Syrup"

by DLynne 8 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 ...

Welch's chocolate covered fudge bar

by krinna 12 years ago

Does anybody remember Welch's chocolate covered fudge candy bar? It was the best candy bar ever. I used to buy them all the time in the '60's for 25 cents. It was a fudge center with a great fudgy ...

Corned Beef Brands?

by zackly 26 days ago

As St Patrick's Day approaches, supermarkets are deeply discounting certain brands of corned beef. I like to buy 3-4 and freeze them. My regular supermarket (Shoprite) has been selling J.P. O'Reill...

In Search of New Mexico Potato Chips

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 9 years ago

This past Saturday my wife purchased a sack of New Mexico Style Red Chili Pototo Chips at a convenient store in Carizozo, New Mexico. They may be the best potato chips I've ever eaten. Problem is, ...

Comparisons of top level fish sauces

by Delucacheesemonger 2 months ago

Through some imprudent shopping l was able to accumulate five of the best fish sauces available on the internet in the USA. Did a comparison of the five with some friends with like minded interest ...

Cookies from the 80s???

by jnb336 9 years ago

I'm trying to find some cookies from my husband's childhood that he talks about ALL the time! I'm pretty sure they don't make them any more, but I think just knowing that someone else remembers th...

I just discovered Soofoo. They have it at Grocery Outlet too.

by ltsering 5 years ago

I had a really good salad at the Whole Foods salad bar on Gilman -- kale, something called "Soofoo" (that I had never heard of), and a tangy lemon dressing. It was so tasty that when I saw a bag of...