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Can't edit my profile?

by Tristor 1 day ago

Just created an account and I can't seem to edit my profile. I thought it was something on my side so I had temporarily disabled Pi-Hole and switched to using the latest Google Chrome w/ no extens...

Tip for linking to Instagram photos

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

With many restaurants and food purveyors using Instagram as their social media outlet, and often times the only one, I like to link to one of their posts as a way of adding a photo to what I post h...

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Search Tips & Tricks

by saregama 8 months ago

Hi Pat - re chowhound search: maybe it works better for you than for us - or if there are tricks we should be employing, a post on that would be well received. For example, I just tried searchi...

Inappropriate advertising

by meatn3 4 years ago

Really? A banner ad about "chronic constipation"? and if that wasn't enough the same ad appears in a side box further down the thread. And I have done no searches for anything GI related so it's...

SMTucker - you will be missed

by beetlebug 1 month ago

I was sad to read about Susan Tucker in today's Boston Globe. She was a longtime Home Cooking/COTM as well as a Boston hound. We will miss you and condolences to your family. https://www.lasting...

My Feed slow down

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 27 days ago

Wanted to report that My Feed has slowed down more than usual in pulling in new activity. This post was made TWO HOURS ago and is still not on My Feed though it did appear instantly in my profile (...

No e-mail notifications

by DonnaMarieNJ 29 days ago

Despite following several threads, I am getting no e-mail notifications. The last one I received was Monday. Can you help?

Email Notifications

by ferdinand 28 days ago

I am not receiving email notifications for the threads I am following. They are not going to spam. The same thing happened Jan. 2019.

Not using this right

by joeljkp 1 month ago

I don't think I'm using this site right - here are my frustrations: * In a long topic like the COTM threads, sorting the comments by Newest seems to sort by newest reply, not newest top-level co...

Cuisine tag suggestions

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

A few important ones for the San Francisco Bay Area would be Nepalese, Pakistani and Austrian.

How does this work?

by CafeOle 2 months ago

Hi, New to this site. Trying to understand the community setup. When I go to a sub category like cookware and look at the posts, they seem to be in random order, not chronological at all. Some...

Where are my recipes?

by ryr47 3 months ago

Joined this website because it had a few recipes I was interested in. I will be deleting my account because it is becoming increasingly difficult to navigate to my saved recipes.

Location Tag Requests

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Some popular cities and regions with worthwhile culinary destinations do not have location tags. Let me request that you please add the following: Cupertino, California Millbrae, California ...

Coronavirus Tag Addition + Recipe Sharing

by patsully 3 months ago

Hey all, Just a quick heads up that we've created a tag to organize ongoing discussions about the impact of the Coronavirus on the food world, from shopping to takeout to cooking at home: https:...

Logging in every day

by NonnieMuss 4 months ago

I've asked about this before, but it's become a major issue again. I get logged out pretty much every day. I'm not clearing my cookies or history - I just have to log in every time I visit. That...

What's currently binding up my shorts - "spam detection"

by CookingChemicalEngineer 7 months ago

So if you return to a prior post and update it with new information, you can get hit with "Our spam detection has flagged your post, so it will not appear on the site until one of our moderator...

What do you do for a living?

by Smokeydoke30 4 months ago

Lets get to know one another better, what do you do to pay the bills?

Surge in Spam

by masha 5 months ago

Mods, I am sure you've noticed the recent surge in spam posts, mainly relating to supposed health & wellness topics. You've been taking them down almost as quickly as they appear but is there anyt...

Sudden terrible formatting; pages nearly unreadable

by maestra 5 months ago

Am I the only one this is happening to? On my laptop, starting about 4 days ago many (but not all) pages are stretched waaaay out with a left-right scroll bar on the bottom of the page. I don't e...

Cannot "Follow"

by DonnaMarieNJ 5 months ago

I'm signed in, and click follow, but the moment I leave the page, it goes back to not following. I am having this problem just recently. I wanted to follow the "February 2020" threads of my favor...