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14 Vegetarian Instagram Accounts to Inspire Healthy Eating Habits

Keeping up healthy eating habits—whether in the new year or during quarantine (when snacks are so, so tempting)—is easier when you surround yourself with people who inspire those habits, even virtually...
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A conversation with food researcher Ariana Gunderson on recreating food in pandemic literature

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 day ago

Another Decameron project with some observations on the use of comfort food in stressful times.

August 2020 COTM: Smitten Kitchen Web Site

MelMM
by MelMM 3 months ago

We're going back to an online source for our August Cookbook of the Month: SMITTEN KITCHEN. Because there is no book to buy, this is both the announcement and reporting thread. https://smittenkitc...

May 2020 COTM: SERIOUS EATS

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by MelMM 6 months ago

Welcome to our May Cookbook of the Month. We will be cooking from the Web site SERIOUS EATS: https://www.seriouseats.com/ This post serves as both the announcement and the reporting thread. Ther...

Table Talk with “Basic Bitchen” Author Joey Skladany

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 3 months ago

When it comes to basking in life’s true basic pleasures, nobody does it quite like Chowhound’s editor-at-large Joey Skladany. So much so that he’s set to release a pinnacle collection of 100 recipe...

September 2020 COTM: Nomination Thread

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by jen kalb 2 months ago

Well, summer is flying by in this endless COVID year and its time already for nominations for our September COTM selection. Again we have to decide, whether we want to continue with online options ...

Book recommendations

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by PRF79 3 months ago

I’m looking for some book recommendations. Not recipes books, but rather books about the science or history of cooking, or about the food of specific regions. For reference, I loved McGee’s On Food...

Cooking from the Smitten Kitchen Blog and Cookbooks, Part 3/III

Goblin
by Goblin 2 years ago

Since we have had a vibrant 435 posts in the second iteration of Cooking from The Smitten Kitchen blog and Cookbooks, I thought it was time to start a third thread. Please join me in reporting on...

Alison Roman and Chrissy Teigen (also Marie Kondo, but that's not food-related!)

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by sallyt 5 months ago

I have to say that I was pretty shocked by the horrible comments that Alison Roman made about Chrissy Teigen and Marie Kondo - and the implicit (or explicit) bias against two Asian women when SO ma...

Have We All Been Wrong About Distilled White Vinegar?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Scott Hocker advocates for distilled white vinegar: " . . . Distilled white vinegar has some thoughts on all this. Distilled white vinegar is clear, made from the fermentation of distilled alcoh...

Plate Online: ... a Rare Moment of Joy

Tzigane
by Tzigane 6 months ago

"You have to look hard for good news these days, so when I saw this thread on Twitter about quarantine dining, delivery and a grumpy customer interaction that does not end the way you’d expect, I k...

Your "Go To" Cooking Publication Is...?

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by exyalie 2 years ago

Remembering the "good old days" when my kitchen/living room was littered with each month's copy of Gourmet, Saveur, the Pleasures of Cooking, and so on. We have lost many monthlies and some of the ...

Opinions on your favourite food influencer wanted!

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by Tan2Ted 10 months ago

Hi foodies, For my Master's Thesis I am doing consumer research towards food influencers. I have launched a questionnaire, so it would help me a lot if you could take a few minutes of your time to...

Maps of American restaurant quality

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

" . . . two readily available measures that correlate strongly with expert assessments: the number of cuisines available in an area (from a list of 30 total cuisines), and the share of non-franchis...

Addressing The Devil That Plagues Cooks

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

" . . . As you move from your invincible 20’s to your 30’s and beyond – things begin to change. We lose a few steps, our body doesn’t move quite as fast. We wake up with aching backs from bending a...

Anyone watch Chef Pasquale Sciarappa on the Internet?

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by zackly 1 year ago

I love to watch this guy's videos on Facebook just to here him talk. He also has a good repertoire of classic Italian American fare.

Food media on Long Island

Gastronomos
by Gastronomos 1 year ago

With the news of FiOs1News being shuttered as of 12:01 a.m. on November 16, 2019, locals will be left now only with Altice's News 12. Restaurant Hunter will be gone. Some amazing hard-working pe...

Does 'The Pioneer Woman' cook fish?

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

We do enjoy watching 'The Pioneer Woman' on The Food Network. We have tried some of Ree Drummand's many recipes, and they usually work out well. Just wondering, though...I rarely, if ever, see her ...

Spanish food bloggers?

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by hoodsmom 4 years ago

We're going to Spain in April with a tour (Barcelona, Madrid, Toledo, Granada, Arcos, Sevilla) but half the meals are on our own. We usually do our restaurant searches using locally-based food blog...

Tigers and Strawberries (Whatever happened to...?)

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by GEC 2 years ago

Long ago I used to follow the Tigers & Strawberries blog. It's still up, but there are no new posts since 2012. Does anybody know what happened with the blog or its author, Barbara Fisher?