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does anyone remember Melody cookies?

by huisclothes 12 years ago

they were large flat dark chocolate wafers with scalloped edges and big grains of coarse sugar embedded in one side. i remember seeing them up till the seventies and then no more. would love to l...

King Kelly Orange Marmalade replacement?

by salemjan 23 days ago

Does anyone else miss King Kelly Orange Marmalade? Have you found anything that equals it? I'd love to know what to buy instead. Many thanks!

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Stock Options Beef Stock

by dcole 9 years ago

Saw it in the freezer section of Whole Foods today. I almost always have homemade chicken stock in the freezer, but rarely beef - has anyone tried it? I am not a fan of any boxed/canned beef stoc...

Snows clam chowder tragedy

by 1chowhound 8 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...

Anyone here remember old/discontinued Stella d'Oro products?

by saucygalnyc 7 years ago

I remember a product that (I believe) used to be produced by Stella d"Oro. It was a dense hard flower shaped "cookie" with a hole in the center. It had a shiny exterior and was very dry, but pr...

Vanilla sandwich cookies from the 70s/80s

by mariahan 5 years ago

I'm trying to remember the name/manufacturer of vanilla cream sandwich cookies from my childhood. I grew up in the Midwest and I'm 45, so these would be from the late 70s-80s or early 90s. They wer...

ISO pre cleaned hog maw

by walkie74 13 days ago

Hey folks, I'm looking for prepackaged hog maw. I've looked in Nijya Market in SF, but I'm not sure if any Japanese stores here even carry it. Any ideas?


by TIRGL 11 years ago

I came back from Utah with a 25 lb. sack of Red Rose flour. I wanted the cotton sack it was stored in with a beautiful image of a red rose. I just started using it and discovered that it is one o...

Does anybody remember the name of this cookie?

by Mariposa06 7 years ago

I hope someone can help me. I write a blog, and I want to write as part of a "Products I Miss" post a cookie I enjoyed in the early 70's. It was a sugar cookie about 3 inches in diameter, with a ...

The Nabisco Royal Lunch Milk Crackers Dilemma

by anutternate 10 years ago

These were the best crackers around and unfortunately have been discontinued after a 90 plus year run. One of the first crackers they made. Oh well my area depleated there supply around 5 years ago...

President's Choice puff pastry

by stayathomesommelier 2 months ago

Loblaws has been out of PC all butter puff pastry for a while now. I know I can get some all butter puff pastry at St Lawrence but it is a bit spendy. Anyone know an alternative? Please don't sa...

California Olive Ranch EVOO

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 1 month ago

I'm still trying to replace TJ's "California Estate" extra virgin olive oil, which was my previous every day EVOO (per this thread: https://www.chowhound.com/post/replacing-trader-joes-california-e...

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...

Shortbread Cookies in the blue can

by Shaylala 12 years ago

I am having a craving for the shortbread cookies in the blue can. Not the holiday cookie mix blue can it was in a coffee type can. What was it called? Is it still out there for sale?? Thanks it ...

Manischewitz Potato Pancake Mix, any good?

by zackly 1 month ago

78% give it either a 4 or 5 star review on Amazon. I noticed my grocery store has it on sale for .99 cents per box. I love easy, good and cheap. Any opinions? How about other brands?

Pectin recommendations

by wvetrone 1 month ago

I would like to make some high quality jams. I want to buy the top of the line pectin but I am very new to this area. Does anyone have any recommendations? And/or vendors to buy it from?

Sukarne Beef aka Beef from Mexico - Thoughts?

by AllieM 2 years ago

I stopped in at my local IGA today and they had a special on what they called Sukarne Beef Butt Tenderloin at $6.97 per pound - average weights of 2 - 3 lbs. I came home and Googled Sukarne and fo...

Hot Dogs

by llpcdpm 2 months ago

What are the best hot dogs without added nitrites? They give me migraines.

Fast meal preparation

by codmeister 2 months ago

Often I am in a hurry and find myself eating a TV dinner or opening a can of Chef Boyardee Spaghetti, neither of which are particularly healthy and probably contain some unhealthy ingredients. Can...

Mad hunt for vintage candy

by Phil_A_Mignon 12 years ago

My wife, for years, has raved about a holiday candy she enjoyed when she was a young girl back in the late seventies, early eighties. She calls them "mint puffs" which she's sure is not the techni...