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Evolution of Instant Noodles!

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 days ago

Man! How much instant noodles have evolved?!......from a single pouch containing a simple fried noodle cake accompanied by an artificial MSG seasoning powder pack to this elaborate, 5 ingredients/c...

‘Death of 1,000 cuts’: Kellogg’s workers on why they’re striking

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

"...Trevor Bidelman, president of BCTGM Local3G and a fourth-generation employee at the Kellogg’s plant in Battle Creek, Michigan, explained workers are on strike against a proposed two-tier system...

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Chilli crisp

by Amandarama 13 days ago

While certainly homemade is best, for those of you that purchase chilli crisp/oil, which brands do you prefer and why? I am thinking about getting some and am trying to decide between a Lao Gan Ma...

Soy Sauce Varieties?

by zackly 24 days ago

I saw this recipe online that I wanted to try. It called for Korean soy sauce. Intrigued, I ordered a bottle from Amazon, Sempio brand. Now I have three types of "soy" sauce, Kikkoman, Tamari and t...

Nabisco Strike Ends After Union Members Approve New Contract

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 23 days ago

Nabisco workers went back to work on September 19 ending a 40-day strike. Rallying slogans were #NoContractNoCookies and #NoContractNoSnacks. Guess one can return to buying Oreos, Ritz crackers and...


by walker 29 days ago

David Lebovitz’ latest newsletter mentioned that every time he returns to Paris from USA, he brings Mallomar cookies in his luggage. I had not eaten one in at least 20 years. Safeway didn’t hav...

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

by saucygalnyc 9 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...

Whatever happened to Team Flakes?

by Michael Kleinman 19 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...

What Discontinued Products Do You Miss?

by Miri1 11 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...

Phillips Crab Cakes made for a good light meal...

by gutreactions 4 months ago

Picked up a pack of Phillips frozen Maryland crab cakes at Costco and they turned out delish. Could not make it to Faidley's at the Lexington Market in Baltimore this past year, so Phillips satiate...


by kernel 12 years ago

Please help settle this-I believe that many years ago Arnold sold cookies in bags similar to the Pepperidge Farm bags except they were not as wide. Distinctly remember the lemon cookies. I'm 61 a...

Samurai Sauce??!!

by eaweiss 2 months ago

We received two bottles of Samurai Sauce as souvenirs of a friend's travel to Paris. We preferred Carrefours over D&L. Despite careful rationing, we are running out! Can anyone suggest where to b...

ISO excellent flour tortillas that are commonly available

by soccermom13 3 months ago

I will need to buy tortillas to make breakfast burritos when I am in Florida cooking and freezing food for my daughter, son in law, grandchild to be. I would like to purchase both white flour and ...

Mad hunt for vintage candy

by Phil_A_Mignon 14 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...

Tokyo Vegan Gyoza

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

One of our Ch alumni posted this rec and cooking instructions for Tokyo Vegan Gyoza on IG. The crispy, well-browned result from pan frying look great. https://www.instagram.com/p/CR9sCoVh-Zn/ I...

Cape Cod Chips: I'm hooked...

by gutreactions 10 months ago

During the Holidays, I picked up a bag of kettle cooked Cape Cod Waves with sea salt at my local market. I could not stop noshing on them, especially with a dip or alongside a sandwich. They are a ...

Sabrett's Hot Dogs, Slimy?!?!?!?!

by chromacosmic 12 years ago

Hey, I've never bought them before and picked up two packages @ Bloom tonight. Both expire 8/10, so they should be just fine, right? I opened one pack and the dogs were covered in a nasty, thi...

Slim Jim Alternative?

by zackly 7 months ago

I love Slim Jim sausage, especially when I'm drinking. Being a diabetic, they're probably a better choice than chips because they contain negligible carbs but by no means am I touting them as healt...

ISO Pizza Rolls

by magic 4 months ago

These are like egg rolls but filled with melted cheese and pepperoni. Anyone know where to find them in the GTA... hot or frozen?

Did Haagen Dazs change its recipe?

by GDSwamp 3 years ago

Through the whole history of premium ice cream, my family stuck with Haagen Dazs because (we always said) the fact was that no $10 pint actually tasted richer or creamier, or was made with better i...