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Where are my recipes?

by ryr47 8 days 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 2 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 ...

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Coronavirus Tag Addition + Recipe Sharing

by patsully 14 days 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 1 month 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...

Search Tips & Tricks

by saregama 5 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...

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

by CookingChemicalEngineer 4 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 2 months ago

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

Surge in Spam

by masha 2 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 2 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 2 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...

Oldest Newest Sort within the Topic Thread

by treb 3 months ago

I’m sure this is not new, I’m just posting to convey my frustration over that lack of intuitive user easiness. Please fix.

Can't Edit Post

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

I've tried in Firefox on my Mac and on iPhone, and cannot edit the linked post. The edit function opens, I type in the changes, but after hitting the save button, the window goes blank. Same result...

Time-out times fluctuating?

by CookingChemicalEngineer 3 months ago

Hi, it seems that recently (last 8-10 days or so) the time-out times prior to being logged out for inactivity have increased substantially, and this was very welcomed, as far as I'm concerned. I...

Bad Request error message

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Starting last week, I'm getting the Bad Request error message on both Firefox desktop and on iPhone Safari. On iPhone, it appears when I tried to log-in. After what I thought were failed attemp...

Search is Not Getting Good Results

by Steve 4 months ago

With the Washington, DC tag I can no longer count on finding my posts. I searched for Little Sesame and did not find the thread I started. I was able to find it using Google. This has been happen...

Ads ... Then even more ads

by cheesepleese 4 months ago

I loved your page from the beginning. I came back today to find a recipe i liked. More ads than ever, can't even scroll an article without an ad. You can run on the right side only to make this pag...

Unable to update email address

by mstrimel 4 months ago

Hi, I have an existing profile. When I try to update my email address, I get the error message "Your email couldn't be updated. Please check to make sure everything is correct and try again." ...

More Image Upload Improvements

by patsully 5 months ago

Hey folks, Quick update today - and we'd love your help to test these solutions going forward as they were tough ones! 1) Rotating Images After uploading an image to a new post or comment,...

Image Upload Improvements

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 1 year ago

Hi everyone, Our team has been focused on nailing down some pesky image upload bugs you’ve reported this month. Here’s a quick rundown: — Images not uploading - This was a really hard one to ...

Photo/Recipe Galleries: Dead?

by maestra 7 months ago

Looking for a little inspiration and hoping to come across some CH recipes from years ago, I did a search that brought up several galleries. None of them work for me beyond the first page. I can cl...