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Mexican foodie adventure, recommendations?

by Belkisw 1 year 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 months ago

Serve other food at a morning cookie exchange?

by mhulgrave 3 months 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 2 months ago

Mariners' Christmas Challenges

by Saylors_Christmas 3 months 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 2 months ago

Holiday Treats 2017

by Caitlin McGrath 4 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 3 months ago

Where to eat on Christmas Day 2017

by Regina999 4 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 3 months ago

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

by dcbbq 4 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 3 months ago

Veg-friendly Christmas in Honolulu

by slyc 3 months ago

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


macaraca commented 3 months ago

What's your traditional Christmas dinner?

by coffeebean79 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago

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Holiday Buñuelos @ Valdez Hot Dogs estilo Mexicali | Salinas

by Melanie Wong 3 months 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 3 months ago

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


farthing commented 3 months ago

Gratin with gnocchi

by michaeljc70 3 months 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 3 months ago

Using Failed Sugar Cookies?

by cookin_mama 3 months 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 3 months ago

Does anyone know where I can find partridge in NYC?

by LiliSG 4 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 3 months ago

Christmas Day in Madrid

by jeremya 3 months ago

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


tex.s.toast commented 3 months ago

Asheville NC-Christmas Dinner

by flobow 6 months ago

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

Helind commented 3 months ago

Make ahead dishes for Christmas

by pumpkinspice 3 months ago

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


Querencia commented 3 months ago

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

by junipero 3 months 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 3 months 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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