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Blum's Almondettes

by Alice 18 years ago

Does anyone remember Blum's Almondettes? I assume they're history by now, but if you ever spot them, please post!


RobGR commented 4 days ago

Cooking in hay?

by Aromatherapy 10 years ago

I have a dim glimmer of a memory of a description of meat cooked (in? on? under?) hay. I think it was a large piece o...


PeachyPetie commented 4 days ago

First regret, then love

by BigG 10 days ago

I've noticed throughout my cooking life, I've gotten things that I didn't use for years. Then, one day, I used them a...


seefoo commented 8 days ago

Shortbread Cookies in the blue can

by Shaylala 11 years ago

I am having a craving for the shortbread cookies in the blue can. Not the holiday cookie mix blue can it was in a cof...


mattieclair commented 22 days ago

Woman's Day Encyclopedia of Cookery (c.1966)

by breadchick 8 months ago

One of my favorite aunts passed away recently, and she had scads of cookbooks. I mean shelves of them. No one in our ...


Bigley9 commented 26 days ago

Where to buy boquerones al vinagre in Montreal?

by Edwidge 2 months ago

As anyone ever found packaged boquerones al vinagre sold in Montreal? It seems to me it should be easy enough to find...


BeeRich commented 2 months ago

Sticky Buns (from Mr. Otto, Williamsport PA)

by glaforme 12 years ago

Stumbled on this site this a.m. and read some postings from folks from the Williamsport area. Fondly remember the Vi...


Rommelt commented 2 months ago

Carl’s Bakery Pink Champagne Cake

by SwedishSweet 2 months ago

Does anyone remember San Francisco’s Carl’s Bakery Pink Champagne Cake? Carl’s has been out of business for some tim...


SwedishSweet commented 2 months ago

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Sicilian Tuna Salad from Donna's

by BaltimoreCooks 2 months ago

What's in Donna's Sicilian tuna salad? I don't want to copy their recipe but I'd like to make something similar. It...

Vanilla sandwich cookies from the 70s/80s

by mariahan 4 years ago

I'm trying to remember the name/manufacturer of vanilla cream sandwich cookies from my childhood. I grew up in the Mi...


pathamilton commented 2 months ago

George Washington Cake?

by cgarner 8 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'...


VFPAGuy commented 2 months ago

Food jokes

by BigG 2 months ago

Q: What's the best way to prepare kidneys so they're edible? A: Ya gotta cook the piss out of 'em.


BigG commented 2 months ago

What cookies did they have at my school?

by IJustMadeThisForCookies 3 months ago

I grew up in Arizona and graduated HS in 2012. I fondly remember these super puffy chocolate chip cookies they always...


ninrn commented 3 months ago

Snappies Anyone Remember?

by Eileen Harris 18 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...


dacullen18 commented 3 months ago

Rags to Riches: foods that were give away and now $$

by BigG 3 months ago

At the risk of sounding like "Grumpy Old Man" (SNL) but when I was a kid, chicken wings were almost free as was beef ...


BigG commented 3 months ago

Defunct Mr Steak's House Salad Dressing

by chefmra 3 months ago

Mr Steak probably closed 40 years ago. I've been looking forever for a recipe for their salad dressing, It had Oil, V...


chefmra commented 3 months ago

Smithfield Foods closes the only smokehouse making genuine Smithfield ham

by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" ... A Smithfield Foods spokeswoman said that the smokehouse had reached the end of its useful life and that the com...

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Melanie Wong commented 3 months ago

Food is Life

by fortheloveoffood1 6 months ago

I've been thinking much about food these days. Up until early this year, I thought plants felt no pain. Now, after do...


fortheloveoffood1 commented 3 months ago

Cookies From The 60's?

by neasygirl 7 years ago

I remember my mother buying store bought cookies in the 60's, they were small round cookies that had cinamon on them ...


j_eggers commented 3 months ago

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Vanilla pinwheel cookie

by billyboy23 4 months ago

Does anyone remember a cookie from the 70's that was just like a chocolate pinwheel cookie but it had a vanilla coati...