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Vintage Gourmet May 1990

by jguest3 4 hours ago

Does anyone have a copy of Gourmet Mag, May1990 edition? I lost mine and have been searching for the recipe on page ...

Food to bring over to a BF house when you stay for a few days

by The_Libster 12 days ago

Quick scenario: BF lives 45-50 mins away, in a house with his best friend, I want to also provide food for his roomma...


Nyleve commented 7 days ago

Looking for Inspiration for my Blog

by nnguyen 11 days ago

Hi there! I’m currently working on revamping my personal food blog and it would mean the world to me if you can help ...

thegforceny commented 9 days ago

7-hour roast leg of lamb: need advice

by damiano 10 days ago

I've recently bought an old cook book by Patricia Wells - Bistro Cooking (1989). I've been pleasantly surprised by th...

hotoynoodle commented 9 days ago

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Sausage gnocchi

by LakaKuharica 10 days ago

Easy to make and quick to cook this sausage and broccoli gnocchi is the hearty and comforting dish. Servings: ...

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Cod and tomato bake

by LakaKuharica 17 days ago

This simple everyday fish supper with tomato sauce, olives and beans is a real gourmet treat. Ideal for the upcoming ...

Strawberry Cake help...

by porkphat2323 18 days ago

I want to add chopped fresh strawberries to a vanilla cake recipe I have. Would this be okay or do I need to adjust t...

Caitlin McGrath commented 18 days ago

Vegan dishes to compliment turkey dinner

by kevinsmiller 21 days ago

I would like to make something for my dad's retirement party that vegan guests will be able to enjoy that will pair w...

hotoynoodle commented 20 days ago

Passover Menu - What Am I Missing?

by goldcoastchow 21 days ago

Hi! I'm cooking passover solo this year for 9 adults and 3 kids. I was hoping to get some feedback on my menu. Here...

herby commented 21 days ago

What's for Dinner #401 (March 2017) - The Pot o'Gold Edition

by ChristinaMason 2 months ago

Maybe March has something in store for us other than wind and rains at the end of the rainbow. Many of us in colder c...

ChristinaMason commented 26 days ago

Katharine Hepburn's Brownies

by Cam14 27 days ago

No one has mentioned these for some time here. It's worth a repeat. Truth be known my firstborn is almost entirel...

Cam14 commented 27 days ago

Overpowering Flavors-Apples

by ananana 1 month ago

So I just bought some tamarin/chamoy apples. They're delicious, but the flavor is too powerful for the rest of my fam...

Paprikaboy commented 1 month ago

Share your favorite one pot meal recipes

by Monica 3 months ago

As a full time working mom of 2 young kids, I often search for easy but tasty weekday(and weekend) one pot meals that...

Veggigal commented 2 months ago

What was your Recipe-of-the-Year?

by Smokeydoke30 4 months ago

I had to think long and hard about this one. This was the year I discovered COTM and DOTM and I discovered A LOT of a...


mrshalf commented 2 months ago

Easy Vegan Recipes

by Steph37895 4 months ago

Hi! Im having a dinner/get together next month and found out that some family members have recently decided to becom...

The_Libster commented 2 months ago


by prego_cook 1 year ago

Has anyone used an application to try to migrate your recipes from a site onto your computer? Is that even a real th...


keithp commented 2 months ago

Why use baker's percentage to compare recipe ratios?

by exex 2 months ago

I have read several articles trying to understand the benefits of using the baker's percentage. Embarrassingly enough...


Smokeydoke30 commented 2 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 ...


itlafa commented 2 months ago

Japanese Mentaiko recipe for cod roe

by Antoniabruce 3 months ago

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


Antoniabruce commented 3 months ago

Need some advice on pork stew cooking times

by MsBees 3 months ago

Hi all, I'm in New England and we are in the middle of a snow storm. So it seems like the perfect day for a hearty st...


tastesgoodwhatisit commented 3 months ago