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Food Nostalgia

An Ode to 5 Thanksgiving Foods That Are Better from the Package

Nostalgia is a factor not to be discounted when it comes to food, and these five holiday staples sometimes seem even better from the box (or can). If you disagree, though, don't worry; we've got you...
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"The Families that Fed America": Andrea Nguyen on the History Channel

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

One of our favorite cookbook authors stars in the pilot episode of "The Families that Fed America". She makes Bò Kho, but shares so much more about her family's path and the recipes they saved and ...

Cooking Movies

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by tim irvine 2 months ago

The discussion of the new Stanley Tucci series brought up The Big Night. It made me do a search for a thread on cooking movies. Nothing current came up, and therefore I decided to start one. Oth...

New Look, Same Great Taste

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by Mike R. 2 months ago

Bought some great-tasting snack-food products I've enjoyed for decades. At a most-welcomed promo price of two boxes for $6.00, plus a buck off each box with manufacturers' weekly paper / "shopper"...

"February 23 is Patty Day, Toronto’s tastiest holiday"

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by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

" . . . But the Jamaican beef patty of Toronto differs from patties elsewhere both in style and, because of 1985’s Patty Wars, in name: in Jamaica they are simply 'patties,' while in Toronto, they ...

What is 'old-school' Italian cooking?

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

We hear the term so often. Where did it get started? How do you define it? Is it a knock, or a compliment? Is it a kitchen that uses a lot of red sauce? Is it an Italian-American restaurant in the ...

Setting the way back machine - Sadie's Steak Tips, Waltham

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by Amandarama 2 months ago

Now that the snow is beginning to melt, I'm thinking ahead to firing up the grill. Was thinking back to the steak tips at Sadie's, which was off Moody St. in Waltham. Anyone have thoughts on how ...

Paprika/Paprikas

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by dsal 2 months ago

My mother used to make Chicken Paprikas when I was a little girl, using by Hungarian grandmother's recipe. My mom would buy her paprika at the neighborhood grocery store-- I think it was made by Du...

Is it Possible to Replicate Regional Dishes Successfully at Home?

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by kySafran 2 months ago

When we travel we have food experiences. In fact, to my mind, it's one of the main reasons for traveling. But can those experiences be recreated successfully when we get back home or should they be...

Whistling Oyster, Ogunquit

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by TD 15 years ago

Can someone tell me where this restaurant used to be located in Ogunquit? I know there is a gift shop in Perkins Cove with the same name, but I'm not sure if it has any affiliation, location or ot...

Eating pizza with knife & fork: what's the problem?

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

I have extracted this issue from an unrelated discussion on these boards. There are those 'purists' out there that continuously rant about eating pizza with a knife & fork. Ok, I know that's what w...

Super Bowl LV - Menu Favorites

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by treb 2 months ago

Well at least there was a full season. What's your favorite tail gate (although inside) goodies? I'm focusing on Spicy (real spicy) Texas Style (no beans) Chili with all the tasty sides. C...

Date Nut Bread and Cream Cheese

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by Michael S 20 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...

Gold's Horseradish & Fox's U-Bet Syrups Long Island plant to close in March

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

This announcement set off a flurry on the West Coast where I am. Anyone else concerned that the private equity firm that owns these iconic brands does not yet have another facility under contra...

Defunct Mr Steak's House Salad Dressing

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by chefmra 2 years ago

Mr Steak probably closed 40 years ago. I've been looking forever for a recipe for their salad dressing, It had Oil, Vinegar, Tomato Puree and Horseradish plus other ingredients, Does anyone have it...

Metlox poppy trail dishes Jamestown edition

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by Mrshippy 4 months ago

I have a large set of poppy trail dishes by metlox. Jamestown edition.they are all white with rivet marks. Excellant shape. Wondering where I could sell them?

Lee's One Fortune Farm Rice | Western North Carolina

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Intrigued by this coverage of Lee's One Fortune Farm, Hmong refugee farmers in Western North Carolina growing rice varieties native to the highlands of Laos. They sell at the local farmers market. ...

Vanilla sandwich cookies from the 70s/80s

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by mariahan 6 years ago

I'm trying to remember the name/manufacturer of vanilla cream sandwich cookies from my childhood. I grew up in the Midwest and I'm 45, so these would be from the late 70s-80s or early 90s. They wer...

Conca D’oro chocolate cookie bars

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by TAS826 1 year ago

Hello. I was hoping someone may have a recipe posted in a 1970s Bon Appetit RSVP. It was for an Italian cookie from a bakery in NJ called Conca D’oro. The bakery will no longer share the recipe but...

Holiday Fruitcakes & Panettones: what's to like?

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by gutreactions 1 year ago

Do you enjoy fruitcake or panettone? Are they comparable? They are certainly popular during the Holiday season. So, tell me of the best, or the worst...

Shortbread Cookies in the blue can

Shaylala
by Shaylala 13 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 coffee type can. What was it called? Is it still out there for sale?? Thanks it ...