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Chowhound Site History for 9/11

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

On the East Coast of the United States, the calendar has already turned to September 11. Each year at this time, I return to our conversations surrounding the terrorist attacks to commemorate the t...

The Ms. stews Ballarat apples, or, Rhubarb revisted

by mordylishus 7 months ago

See the previous discussion of rhubarb and my English wife: https://www.chowhound.com/post/rhubarb-969783 Well, she was at it again. I got about 10kg of an excellent English cooking apple, Balla...

Holiday Cooking Fails, 2020 edition!

by truman 11 months ago

We’re heading into the annual year-end cookathon, which is probably going to look a little different this year thanks to COVID. Despite that, food must be made! And... mistakes will be made along t...

No Ch social media posts since Oct 30

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

There've been no posts from Chowhound to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter since October 30, the date of Red Ventures acquisition of the site. The FB page transparency info says that page is managed b...

A tragedy. My daughter threw away...

by shanagain 11 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 1 year 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 8 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 11 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 3 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 2 years 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 2 years 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 7 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 4 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?