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Family Recipes

We want to know your grandmother's secret cake recipe and your father's best steak sauce. Share your favorite family recipes with other Chowhounds and get their best in return.

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Dinner Rut, Advice with Kids

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by natalie81 1 day ago

My kids are super frustrating me lately. They are actually pretty good eaters, but the last two new recipes I have made they have all asked me never to make again. We are trying to cut back on me...

I need some serious help!!!

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by jritz 5 months ago

My girlfriend was born with many food allergies, and I’m trying to find some recipes that cater to her needs. Her allergies include: Peanuts Nuts Eggs Wheat Seeds Sesame seeds Edamame Fish...

My Mom's birthday meal!

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by makeupyourworld 3 months ago

Hey chowhounders. I'm a twenty year old hoping to someday be a cook (although I'm in college studying something completely different, haha) and for my mom's birthday I made her a steak dinner. The ...

Software, applications for personal recipes

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by tinpanalley 4 months ago

I'm not looking for one of the millions of apps that connects you to recipes from various websites, I'm talking about software or applications (mobile or web) that allow you to actually organise an...

What's your signature stew?

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by bestbitesonly 5 months ago

I need ideas for home made stews for the Winter. I'm using Le Creuset for most of my home soup/stew cooking.

What are you baking these days? December, 2018 edition!

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by buttertart 7 months ago

It's December in some of my favorite places already. This is probably the bakingest month of the year, what with holiday and gift baking. What are you up to in the kitchen these days? I made th...

El Chipotle Taqueria | Soquel, Santa Cruz County

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by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

In July I asked a friend to pick a spot near her office for our business lunch meeting. She suggested El Chipotle Taqueria in Soquel commenting that it's "not that Chipotle", rather a friendly fami...

Grandma's Torte recipe - possibly Serbian?

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by Splendid Spatula 8 months ago

Hi Hounds, Seeking a recipe for something like the Grandma's Torte served at Milwaukee's Three Brothers restaurant. It is described as a "seven layer walnut based torte with fruit and topped with...

Recipe for "vintage" recipe of "ham and mango"

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by Dymonsnprls 9 months ago

My gram used to make a dish called "ham and mango". She was from the Coal Region of PA. "Mangoes" are green peppers. It was sort of a ground ham salad with green peppers. It was served cold and ...

Why do some Italians put "Hard Boiled Eggs in Pasta Sauce" ?

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by MariaRN 6 years ago

Hi All ! The curiosity is killing me! While reminiscing with my Parents, we started a huge conversation about my Grandmother putting eggs in her Sunday Pasta Sauce. I have NEVER heard or se...

Do you cook a lot of international food at home?

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by kris_10 12 months ago

Curious about what kinds of cuisines other people cook from in their homes! We do Japanese, Chinese, Burmese, Italian, French, Indian...all kinds! What about you?

Borscht can be beautiful...

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by gutreactions 12 months ago

Was invited to dinner at a friend and she says: I have prepared a surprise for you. We have known each other for quite a few years, and I was curious...and a bit hungry. Low and behold, as our firs...

fresh turmeric root... how to use it?

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by luckiestduck 7 years ago

I impulsively bought some fresh turmeric root as a friend was espousing its various health benefits. I have no idea what to do with it, really. I love using Indian spices, but I don't know how fres...

Canadians--tell me your favourite recipe from Mom or Grandma

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by Godslamb 8 years ago

I am wondering what you all ate growing up, and if you have a recipe for it. I am interested to see what Canadians ate when they were children, and what ethnicities are represented. I grew up Menn...

Indonesian Food Recipes (Need your comment and suggestion)

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by enzhndyn 1 year ago

Hello, I have an assignment to translate some recipes from Indonesian into English. Could you please help me to review the recipe below? Please give me your comment and suggestion about the recipe....

Broth with no tomatoes or onions?

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by slsolomon 1 year ago

I am one week out from major gum surgery and getting very tired of dairy products and would like to make some soups that are good at room temperature or cold. My doctor told me not to eat tomatoes,...

Spaghetti - any ideas?

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by DorotaMZURc 1 year ago

Hi ! I want to do great spaghetti to my boyfriend. We love that dish ! Have you got a simple but delicious recipe?

Favorite Apple Pie Filling?

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by caitmarcopolo 1 year ago

What's your favorite filling recipe? I've got my crust down, just always searching for a better filling. Suggestions?

Which Bay Area fish to make gefilte fish

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by dpifko 1 year ago

I'm making gefilte fish at home, from scratch, for Passover this year. I'd like to use fish varieties that are relatively fresh, even off the boat, but at least readily available here in SF. We d...

Persian Spice Question

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by Madrid 1 year ago

Here we are first day of Spring, Nowruz Persian New year. We are expecting yet another snowstorm tomorrow here in Boston, but CURIOspice, a shop in Cambridge, has just introduced a new Persian spic...