Food Nostalgia

Honor Back-to-School Nostalgia with Cafeteria Food That Actually Tastes Good

Today's lesson: how to make cafeteria food that actually tastes good. Back-to-school season can trigger a flood of nostalgia, but a fair share of bad memories too. For instance, unless you exclusively...


by Querencia 6 hours ago

Public service here---I post this every year when the holiday season approaches. Honey Baked Ham stores sell ham bones, the most wonderful bones because when they put a ham through the machine to s...


Need help with recipe: poppy seed cake from Kramer's Pastries • New York • Yorkville

by BakingFool27 3 days ago

Trying to locate a recipe for the poppy seed cake sold at the old Kramer's Pastries. The Kramer family's bakery was at 1643 Second Avenue in Yorkville from 1953 to 1999. We really want to recreate ...

Endangered Species: North Carolina Barbecue

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

". . . In December, Keith Allen quietly announced the closing of Allen & Son in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, considered by many to be the perfect fulcrum between Eastern North Carolina and Lexingto...

When/where did you first taste it?

by gutreactions 6 months ago

While having cocktails with friends at a local happy hour spot, we got into when we had our first taste of certain foods and beverage. Well, it was fun recalling our earliest culinary memories and ...


Can the McRib Survive in the Viral Food Culture It Created?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 days ago

" . . . For decades, the McRib has served as the blueprint for fast food brands hoping to cultivate fan participation, weaponizing a short supply to trump up demand. The retirement tours eventually...

The ESSENCE of European Cooking

by GTJ 18 days ago

On a thread having to do with cast iron pots the topic shifted to French Cuisine and, in somewhat obsessive fashion as is my tendency, I decided to pursue the topic 'theoretically' as well as pract...

A champion of the unplugged, earth-conscious life, Wendell Berry is still ahead of us

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 days ago

Today, October 12, is National Farmers Day. Unusual for me on a Saturday, I didn't make it to my local farmers market. In truth, I didn't even leave the house. However, the first thing I read this ...

Need help with a product

by DWDinAtlanta 9 days ago

My mother in law was Japanese. She had many Korean friends. So not sure if this is a Japanese or Korean product. I have a recipe she gave me, my kids loved it and they both have asked about it r...

Dixson's relish

by Gpatriarch 20 days ago

Does anyone know of a relish similar to Dixson's which is no longer made?

The key to making ground turkey a great addition to your recipes? Bacon (like the real stuff, made from pigs).

by TokiyoRio 1 month ago

No, it's not a way to switch to ground turkey to reduce your saturated fat intake, but ground turkey has some advantages. It's a lot less expensive than ground beef, and it has a smaller environmen...

George Washington Cake?

by cgarner 9 years ago

My husband grew up in Germantown in the late 50's and early 60's. He has fond memories of George Washington Cake (it's kind of a spice cake chocolate icing or frosting, I'm not sure) sold in large ...

Looking for Clyde's meat bread recipe

by Btravers 1 month ago

I lived in plymouth mass and i remember my dad would take me to Clyde's bakery and on every wed we would wait for the fresh meat bread to come out. my dad would call it yaulk. not sure if thats the...

Date Nut Bread and Cream Cheese

by Michael S 18 years ago

I grew up eating these sandwiches. If I am not mistaken the brand name of the bread was Dromedary. It was a fixture on the Chock Full O'Nuts menu. The last time I saw it on a menu was also in NY at...

Help me find a recipe!

by zippybunny 1 month ago

Back when my son had just turned one (1987), I made a recipe from Bon Appetit that was featured on the front cover of the magazine. I don't remember the name of it and I have moved at least 12 ti...

Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers

by sfe6 2 months ago

I don't know if these have been discontinued, but there are posts here dating over 10 years back from people who couldn't find them. I have only found them on Amazon or Ebay for about $15 and up (w...

Stop and Shop Lobster Roll

by Boleslaw 2 months ago

In the late 1990's, Stop and Shop would sometimes sell 3 lobster rolls for $11 with a regular price of $5. The lobster rolls were made to order with lobster salad at the fish counter and were a ba...

does anyone remember Melody cookies?

by huisclothes 11 years ago

they were large flat dark chocolate wafers with scalloped edges and big grains of coarse sugar embedded in one side. i remember seeing them up till the seventies and then no more. would love to l...

Hundreds of Cookbooks at Low Cost

by Querencia 3 months ago

Chicago news is that this coming weekend July 25, 26, 27, and 28 (2019) is the huge annual Newberry Library Book Fair where among the > 150,000 donated items will be sold hundreds and hundreds of ...

Cookin' with Hooch

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 3 months ago

This thread is for discussing your favorite hooch-heavy dishes, and the various boozes, wines and beers with which you love to cook. Last night I prepared a Jamaican-inspired pan-roasted steak ...