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Mexican foodie adventure, recommendations?

by Belkisw 11 months ago

I have not been to Mexico since I was a child, and have decided this coming Christmas my husband, mother, and I shoul...


Belkisw commented 2 days ago

Serve other food at a morning cookie exchange?

by mhulgrave 1 month ago

Hosting a morning Christmas cookie exchange at 9 am. Will be serving coffee/tea etc. Do I need to have other food o...


damiano commented 7 days ago

Mariners' Christmas Challenges

by Saylors_Christmas 1 month ago

I am working on a commercial ship. We did not get our full provisions which were expected at our last port, and there...


SunnyAnd75 commented 12 days ago

Holiday Treats 2017

by Caitlin McGrath 2 months ago

What kind of cookies, cake, confections, savory snacks, preserves, potables, and so on are you planning to put by for...

Caitlin McGrath commented 18 days ago

Where to eat on Christmas Day 2017

by Regina999 2 months ago

Hi all. My daughter and I are spending Christmas in Chicago this year (we will be staying in the Loop). I've been s...


Regina999 commented 19 days ago

What's it like in Key West post-Irma?

by dcbbq 2 months ago

We're headed to Key West for Christmas, and wonder what to expect. Are all of the restaurants and hotels back up and...


Foodjunkiez commented 23 days ago

Veg-friendly Christmas in Honolulu

by slyc 1 month ago

My husband and I will be in Honolulu for Christmas. Does anyone have recommendations for good places to eat that are ...


macaraca commented 24 days ago

What's your traditional Christmas dinner?

by coffeebean79 1 month ago

My parents were not foodies and I didn't grow up with any solid Christmas dinner traditions. I have two young kids (w...

Kimnamkimchi commented 25 days ago

Nice Christmas dinner near Beverly Hills

by josephnl 7 years ago

We want to take an elegant older woman to dinner on Christmas day in the Beverly Hills area. She is very special and...


malibulady commented 25 days ago

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Holiday Buñuelos @ Valdez Hot Dogs estilo Mexicali | Salinas

by Melanie Wong 26 days ago

On the first sign of chill in October, I stopped by Sr. Valdez's Hot Dogs estilo Mexicali cart (Market Street @ Ivy S...

Christmas pudding help please

by farthing 1 month ago

I made my usual Epicurious Christmas pudding recipe which I have made umpteen times before. This year when I steamed...


farthing commented 27 days ago

Gratin with gnocchi

by michaeljc70 1 month ago

I was thinking of making a gratin with gnocchi for Christmas since it will be something a little different than a reg...

hotoynoodle commented 29 days ago

Using Failed Sugar Cookies?

by cookin_mama 1 month ago

I made a new sugar cookie recipe yesterday. The flavour of the cookie is great, but the shape didn't hold, so they ar...

babette feasts commented 30 days ago

Does anyone know where I can find partridge in NYC?

by LiliSG 2 months ago

Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone knew of any stores/markets where I could buy partridge in NYC (preferably n...


foodwhisperer commented 30 days ago

Christmas Day in Madrid

by jeremya 1 month ago

Does anyone have recommendations for good restaurants that would be open Christmas Day in Madrid for lunch or dinner?...


tex.s.toast commented 1 month ago

Asheville NC-Christmas Dinner

by flobow 4 months ago

As we are heading to Asheville NC for Christmas looking for recommendations for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinner.

Helind commented 1 month ago

Make ahead dishes for Christmas

by pumpkinspice 1 month ago

What are your favourite make ahead dishes for Christmas? Ideally, I can put it together a week in advance (freeze if ...


Querencia commented 1 month ago

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Sicilian Italian Toto Cookies- Chocolate with Fruit, Nuts and Spice

by junipero 1 month ago

These are my all time favorite cookies so I thought I would share the recipe. Chocolate with a subtle spice. Reminds ...

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Best Pre-cooked Christmas Dinner in South Bay Area?

by ams23 1 month ago

We are unexpectedly very short of hands and time for cooking this Christmas day dinner and seriously thinking of orde...

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