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Favorite simple breakfast foods

by Keeping_It_Clean 2 days ago

Hey guys! I love breakfast foods but I'm not that well versed in exactly how to make any of them. Namely pancakes/waf...


Chowrin commented 1 day ago

Persian Spice Question

by Madrid 2 days ago

Here we are first day of Spring, Nowruz Persian New year. We are expecting yet another snowstorm tomorrow here in Bos...


Madrid commented 2 days ago

Playing With My Food... Emergency Rations Experiments

by Libranflight 5 months ago

Anyone have some amazing things you do with emergency rations all year round? Have great time savers or money saving...

Libranflight commented 22 days ago

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Belgian Waffles baking doesn't smell at all

by mannslove 25 days ago

Hi, I am a big Belgian Waffle fan but I am currently facing 2 issues- 1) When I walk into certain waffle s...

What Are You Baking These Days? June, 2017 edition! [old]

by buttertart 10 months ago

It's June already in a good bit of the did May go by so fast? I don't have any big occasions coming up, ...

TorontoJo commented 1 month ago

Japanese Mentaiko recipe for cod roe

by Antoniabruce 1 year ago

Hi there, I've just returned from a trip to Kyushu Island, Japan where I fell in love with mentaiko - spicy marin...


chicagoparis commented 1 month ago

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Hey Charleston, SC!! If you had 24 hours left, what would you request as your FINAL FEAST??

by TheFinalFeast 2 months ago

Hi, my name is Ameeta and I'm conducting research on a potential blog, vlog, and book called The Final Feast! If you ...

Cold Weather Recipes

by NShewmaker 1 year ago

Now that I finally have some time off, I've been on a real casserole kick, but I have a lot of free time headed my wa...

ZoeyCovey commented 2 months ago

Dehydrator Recipe Resources

by biggreenmatt 2 months ago

Hi all, I picked myself up a fancy shmancy Sonoma 9000 dehydrator at a neighbourhood sale for a steal- half price,...

Ttrockwood commented 2 months ago

What do I need to know about making tamales?

by AOchaley 2 years ago

I've only had tamales maybe three times ever, but I loved them. They're hard to come by around here, so I'd like to m...


SammyShine commented 3 months ago

Seeking An Old Family Recipe for Walnut Candy

by Jennalynn 10 years ago

But not just any old family recipe... the one from my family ; ) My great Aunt Ethel used to bring this candy to a...


laurieC21 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 ...

What are your best full-meal sheet pan recipes?

by magnoliasouth 7 months ago

I have recently discovered the brilliance of full-meal sheet pan recipes. I see a lot that say that they'll work but ...


angelo12815 commented 4 months ago

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

by MariaRN 4 years ago

Hi All ! The curiosity is killing me! While reminiscing with my Parents, we started a huge conversation about ...


franklinfam7272 commented 4 months ago

Healthy Crockpot dinner for 6 people

by rkraus5 4 months ago

I am throwing a birthday dinner for my father and looking for healthy, simple recipe recommendations! My sister in la...

alex9179 commented 4 months ago

experiments in fried chicken breading

by lumpynose 2 years ago

I got a new carbon steel frying pan that I'm in love with and have been trying out frying different things, chicken o...

JayPFrancis commented 4 months ago

Prevalence of ground almonds in French baking

by vjb 4 months ago

Howdy, Does anyone happen to know why so many French recipes for baked goods call for ground almonds? I'm not talk...


vjb commented 4 months ago

Perfect Recipe

by walker 4 months ago

I'm going to try Alex Guarnacelli's recipe for Parker House Rolls and I was thinking I'd just like to find the perfec...


walker commented 4 months ago

Delicious Salmon Recipe - Help me!

by pumpkinspice 5 months ago

I have a beautiful piece of salmon waiting to be cooked. Usually, we do teriakyi or cedar plank but I am looking for ...


pumpkinspice commented 5 months ago

Graft versus Host Disease Recipe Ideas?

by jmcooler 6 months ago

I am a bone marrow transplant recipient. I received the transplant in June of 2016 for an Aplastic anemia diagnosis. ...

jmcooler commented 6 months ago