Having recently moved back to the Bay Area, and discovered this wonderful site, I've been wondering how one joins up for any chowhound events. I've read mention of "chowhound dinners". Is there a club one has to join?
During the summer, it can be a challenge to keep food and drinks cold in your cooler without everything getting soggy from melting ice. In this CHOW Tip, Tracy Kaplan of CHOW.com shares two simple methods for making your own flexible, reusable freezer packs.
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy