Food Nostalgia

Snappies Anyone Remember?

by Eileen Harris 17 years ago

If you remember Snappies, the baked sort of cheesy cocktail snack, please let me know where I can get them or who mak...


rctvette commented 16 hours ago

Graham Flour?

by Querencia 5 days ago

Does anyone happen to know whether graham flour also goes by another name? I want to make my great-grandma's Graham M...

PSZaas commented 4 days ago

Barricini Candy

by motto14620 1 year ago

We grew up with our Dad returning from NYC with those wonderful three layer Barricini chocolates. Now that Bazzini ha...


Jalou7 commented 4 days ago

If you only had 10 food options...

by MIMIMOM 4 months ago

A friend of mine asked me this question years ago and we hashed it out for weeks. It's recently come back up so I tho...

sarafinadh commented 7 days ago

Any one else miss Seafood Sizzling Rice Soup?

by chefdekoven 9 days ago

Just so I am clear I mean the white one, not the red one. But is it just me? I know it is so antiquated and not reall...


chefdekoven commented 9 days ago

Nabisco Chocolate Covered Graham Crackers

by cestmoi 17 years ago

In the 50's, growing up in Brooklyn,I could purchase packages of chocolate covered graham crackers by Nabisco, (made ...


Furmaniac commented 12 days ago

Honey candy

by jpr54_1 16 days ago

I am looking for honey candy. They were individual clear wrapped.

jpr54_1 commented 16 days ago


by Motosport 10 months ago

Waaaayyyyy back in the day just after the dinosaurs roamed Flatbush Ave in Brooklyn most places that served ice cream...


mrnyc commented 17 days ago

Dugan's cupcakes

by Furmaniac 18 days ago

Dugsn's Cupcakes were the greatest cupcakes in the world. They were so different from today's cupcakes with soft fros...


beevod commented 17 days ago

Loft's Candy and Butter Nut Crunch

by Hazel 13 years ago

Back in the day, mom thought Loft's candy stores had the best butter nut crunch. I can't find a Loft's store (anyone ...


Marilyn_Washburn commented 17 days ago

Ernesto's Restaurant White Plains

by martyl9 2 months ago

We heard today that Ernesto's has closed after thirty years. Can any one confirm?


gutreactions commented 1 month ago

Par-boiled onions with sour cream and celery seed

by nosey 2 months ago

Growing up, mom made a dish where I think she par-boiled the onions and mixed in sour cream and celery seed. I can't ...


nosey commented 1 month ago

"The Sad, Sexist Past of Bengali Cuisine"

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . A 19th century adage contends that one cannot taste Bengali vegetarian cooking’s full glory unless your own w...


beevod commented 1 month ago

"Stage Planks"

by DOREEN 16 years ago

This is not one of my cravings, but is being posted at the request of a close friend who grew up in Mississippi--he l...


foodwhisperer commented 1 month ago

Masala chai: "pulled" vs not, and when is best to add sugar?

by qixotic 1 month ago

So I have memories of some great masala chai I had in northern India a while back, and saw a few different cooking va...

Ttrockwood commented 1 month ago

Chocolate Covered Jelly Grahams

by TAKEOUTISFORME 5 months ago

Many years ago, my friends and I enjoyed these unusual but delicious treats and now can no longer find them. Does an...


Furmaniac commented 1 month ago

Recipe for "Hermits?"

by xnyorkr 1 month ago

When I was little, my mother used to buy these cakey bars called "Hermits" in the A&P. I think they might have had ra...


janeh commented 1 month ago

'50s raisin sandwich cookie?

by vvvindaloo 9 years ago

My mom is on a quest to find the name of a cookie she remembers from her childhood in the NY area. It was a thin, che...


mpstudio commented 2 months ago

How to use a souse or head cheese mold?

by Modemac 2 months ago

I recently acquired a vintage cast iron head cheese mold: a scary looking bust of a pig's head, about eight inches ac...


joonjoon commented 2 months ago

Mint Jelly!!

by treb 7 months ago

I was out the other day and ordered a lamb slider, it came with a side of mint jelly. Oh, those were the old days.....

Scoffier commented 2 months ago