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Mad hunt for vintage candy

by Phil_A_Mignon 9 years ago

My wife, for years, has raved about a holiday candy she enjoyed when she was a young girl back in the late seventies,...


zenkichi808 commented 7 days ago

What homemade food gifts are good for mailing?

by alohanancy 10 months ago

Hi! Thank you in advance for your help! Instead of buying Christmas gifts for my extended family I think I'm just g...

The_Libster commented 3 months ago

Nassau Bahamas

by Worldwide Diner 9 months ago

Going for Xmas, arriving on 23rd and flying out on the 26th. Travelling solo, staying at Comfort Suites next to Atla...

Worldwide Diner commented 5 months ago

Mexican foodie adventure, recommendations?

by Belkisw 6 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...


Maggie19 commented 5 months ago

Desperately seeking Julia Child's Buche de Noel recipe

by jlix 11 years ago

I thought it was in MASTERING THE ART (and I bought the damn thing--)but its not. does anyone have it-- know where I ...

blue room commented 7 months ago

What to make for Christmas eve - for 19!

by Cheesy Oysters 8 months ago

Well I'm not going to do a prime rib roast for 19. I thought about a vegi and a meat lasagna and fresh crab. That s...

LaLa commented 7 months ago

An English Christmas

by Foxeyblue 8 months ago

For anyone who wonders what people do in England over Christmas I wrote it up as part of a comment on the Homecooking...


Bkeats commented 7 months ago

What's for Dinner #398 (December 2016) - The Merry & Bright Edition

by ChristinaMason 9 months ago

The winter holidays are upon us - and whether that means Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Winter Solstice, or even Kramp...

Berheenia commented 8 months ago

What did Santa bring for your kitchen this year?

by Cam14 8 months ago

Christmases past have brought a piece of All Clad, other cookware, electric appliances and other great things but the...

Cam14 commented 8 months ago

Merry Christmas!

by munchkin1 8 months ago

Sending my best wishes to fellow Chowhounders! I have been reading faithfully, but not cooking/creating or responding...


munchkin1 commented 8 months ago

Mexico City Restaurant Schedules Christmas/New Year 2016

by cristina 9 months ago

Greetings CH Mexico City Visitors: I promised to find out who's open and who's closed during the Christmas/New Yea...

legseatsmexico commented 8 months ago

Christmas Cookbook Wishes

by eatsbread 9 months ago

I've been a long-time follower but a hesitant poster on Chowhound. I'm still in awe of you guys after eight years, bu...


TrishaCP commented 8 months ago

Holiday Eggnog 2016

by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Stumbling upon three popular brands of eggnog at discounted prices at Grocery Outlet this month inspired a taste...


j mather commented 8 months ago

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A CHRISTMAS DAY SUPERFECTA: Chinese, Jewish, Turkey, Steak (Craigie, Mamaleh's, Mooo)

by BostonBestEats 8 months ago

A TRADITIONAL CHINESE CHRISTMAS EVE: Swordfish chop (collar) "ginger & scallion", with lobster and braised daikon at ...

Interesting, unusual (and cheap) foods as Xmas presents

by MplsM ary 2 years ago

I am seriously vexed. I just received my sister's Christmas wish list and it reads thusly: "Byerly's (a local store t...

LaLa commented 8 months ago

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What's open on Christmas day?

by Lamericano 8 months ago

Looking for suggestions to meet a friend for lunch and drink on Christmas Day in Monmouth County, Asbury/LongBranch/S...

Coffee break on Christmas Day in Vancouver

by grayelf 8 months ago

You need good coffee every day, right? This year, The Only Café on 4th Avenue in Kits will be open to serve you. Any ...


koshfoodie commented 8 months ago

Beef roast for Christmas dinner

by chandrarose 8 months ago

Hi, I'm looking for some ideas on a beef roast for Christmas dinner. We raised our own steer last year and my freezer...


fourunder commented 8 months ago

Holiday Cocktails at Elixir - San Francisco

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Thanks to this tip from "oniontears", a friend joined me last week for a couple rounds of holiday cocktails at Elixir...

Melanie Wong commented 8 months ago

Articles on Christmas