Chowhound Stories


A tragedy. My daughter threw away...

by shanagain 10 years ago

...My green plastic coffee scoop, from one of the last cans of Chock Full O'Nuts in which I remember finding a scoop. So, yes, I should've stopped just once and figured out exactly how much that s...

Food in the time of COVID-19: Call for Submissions

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

The Gastronomica Editorial Collective is seeking stories about food in the time of COVID-19. First submissions by: 10 April Second submissions by: 25 April

Have you ever had to hide any foods or drinks from others ?

by emglow101 7 years ago

I'm just remembering when I had a roommate. He would never replace anything so I began hiding my non perishable food and drinks. Any food or drinks you hide from others?

Food Scars - Things you will never eat again.

by Sandwich_Sister 10 years ago

What foods will you never eat again because they remind you of bad experiences? My husband refuses to have bow tie pasta noodles in our house. I learned this after purchasing some at the store. ...

Thanksgiving 2019: The Good, The Bad, The OMG What Was That?

by TorontoJo 11 months ago

Happy After Thanksgiving! Hopefully everyone had a joyful and delicious day and any stress is just a hazy memory. Let's hear about your day. What went well and what went wrong? What would you do ag...

When/where did you first taste it?

by gutreactions 1 year ago

While having cocktails with friends at a local happy hour spot, we got into when we had our first taste of certain foods and beverage. Well, it was fun recalling our earliest culinary memories and ...

This cookbook, (insert your selection) improved my cooking

by mrshalf 1 year ago

What ONE cookbook improved your cooking? Preferably one you've bought within the past five years.

Chowhound Celebrates 22 Years: Hounds Share Favorite Threads, Restaurants Reccos, & Cooking Tips

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 1 year ago

As Chowhound turns 22 (happy birthday to us!) we take the opportunity to look inward, at YOU, the Hounds who make this community so vibrant, packed with fascinating information about food & drinks,...

So, I Just Ate ___ That Had a Best By Date of ___ and Lived to Post About it

by treb 2 years ago

I thought this might be fun to post about. There's a lot of hullabaloo about best used by dates, and expired dates on products. We see tons of threads about this on CH everyday!! I just fo...

Learn how to make the perfect Cacio e pepe video

by bluesman13 1 year ago

thank you for making the video. I'm unsure about the amounts of water and pasta for the recipe. Anyone have any clues? thanks!

It Robot . . .

by PSRaT 1 year ago

they have arrived....Giant.... the employees have an unprintable opinion of this thing. apparently when first fired up it kept marching out the door - it had been programmed with the floor plan o...

What would YOU do??

by PotatoHouse 6 years ago

I pulled this meme from Facebook and although it is directed towards the ladies, men can answer the question also.

Grocery stores overcharging

by ChervilGeorge 3 years ago

What is going on with grocery stores? Is overcharging on a regular basis a business model? I live in San Francisco and shop at a few chain stores on a regular basis to supplement my local marke...

Where did you dine if you dined out night of the blizzard?

by UES Mayor 5 years ago

Since many places closed, I decided to go to Shoga -(sushi) on my block. Many bars and few restaurants were open but the majority of the restaurants were closed or closing early. Where did you dine?

Control freak in my kitchen

by emglow101 7 years ago

I don't know if any of you are. I can't stand when other people want to cook in my kitchen. Using my knifes,and pans.I cringe. Being polite I ask them to sit and relax. Anyone else have this proble...

This is my third visit here for dinner.

by Gastronomos 7 years ago

This is my third visit here for dinner. We usually have breakfast here. Seven of us entered a packed place for dinner, the line practically out the door, and the parking lot jammed with cars, got ...

Holiday Food-related Failures

by truman 3 years ago

Just for fun, let's share stories of our food-related failures from this holiday cooking season. I'll kick things off... 1. I tried a recipe for kugelhopf breakfast rolls from The Kitchn, and a...