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

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 21 days 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 7 months 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...

When/where did you first taste it?

by gutreactions 3 months 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 ...

Learn how to make the perfect Cacio e pepe video

by bluesman13 3 months 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 3 months 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 5 years ago

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

A tragedy. My daughter threw away...

by shanagain 9 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...

Grocery stores overcharging

by ChervilGeorge 2 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 3 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 6 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 6 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 1 year 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...

Thanksgiving 2018: The Good, The Bad, The WTF?

by TorontoJo 8 months ago

OK, folks, let's hear how your Thanksgiving dinner went. Which recipes turned out as good or better than you were hoping? Which were flops? And do share the WTF moments, be it a recipe, a timing ni...

Academic Home Cooks who are avid cooks and/or bakers - why do you do it?

by nofunlatte 1 year ago

Over on the Home Cooking board, there's a concentration of us who are academics, So, if you are an academic, why do you enjoy cooking/baking? What is it that draws you to this hobby/interest? FY...

Gardening dreams

by Dorothee5 1 year ago

Hello! It is very important to have dreams! However, is there anything you dream of having in your garden that maybe you don't have funds or space or money for? If it goes to me, I am dreaming a...

Myths of Owning a Restaurant

by chefearl 1 year ago

People assume that owning a restaurant is fun and exciting, a great way to make money and perhaps even become famous. Well, I am here to tell you that owning a restaurant is a lot of hard work mor...