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Food Nostalgia

The Humble History and Evolution of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

Kids across the nation are going back to school—or maybe distance learning from home again—which means one thing: Countless peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are being made. Alright, maybe the disruption...
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Cereal changed?

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by luvcubs 2 months ago

When I was a kid, I used to LOVE Cracklin Oak Bran. It wasn't sweet, (I was a weird kid... Iiked Grape Nuts & Shredded Wheat, too). I was at the store the other day, and saw COB, so I bought a b...

What is 'old-school' Italian cooking?

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by gutreactions 10 months 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 ...

Date Nut Bread and Cream Cheese

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by Michael S 19 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...

The ESSENCE of European Cooking

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by GTJ 1 year 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...

Sticky Buns (from Mr. Otto, Williamsport PA)

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by glaforme 14 years ago

Stumbled on this site this a.m. and read some postings from folks from the Williamsport area. Fondly remember the Village Tea Room and MR. Otto and of course Tags! Does anyone have a recipe for t...

Facsimile of Mariposa Cafe Roast Pork

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by DEREK 17 years ago

Last night a group of us from Chowhound (a bakers group originally, now more a food cooking group) got together at Jeffs (our perfect host) to make Lamberts' and Bobbys' Steamed and baked pork buns...

How will you handle Grandparent's Day this year, Sept. 13th?

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by gutreactions 2 months ago

It doesn't get as much publicity as Mother's Day and Father's Day, but Grandparents like to be a part of the love, too. Finding the right tags for this post has not been easy. Grandparent's Day fal...

What Were These Called?!

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by opinionatedchef 4 years ago

Driving me nuts. You know "oyster crackers"?- a tiny soda cracker that New Englanders often eat with chowder? Well in the 60's we used to have 6" round flat discs just like oyster crackers. "low fa...

PBS Cooking/Travel Show?

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by OKC_eater 1 month ago

During the 80's, Sunday afternoon on PBS, was usually filled with different cooking/food/travel shows. I have been trying to recall one show in particular. It revolved around different areas of Chi...

Lausd chocolate flying saucer cookies recipe

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by rschwartz7793 3 months ago

Does anyone have the recipe for the LAUSD Chocolate Saucer Cookies from the 60's similar to the Ranger Cookies but all Chocolate. Crunchy and Chewy, can not find recipe anywhere.

Blum's Almondettes

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by Alice 20 years ago

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

Creamsicle?/Dreamsicle? with popsicle on the outside?

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by Maerzie 2 months ago

I am looking for the old Creamsicle?/Dreamsicle? that still puts POPSICLE on the outside of the ice cream, instead of the mushy sherbet? I bought some by accident awhile back and didn't realize I'...

Desperately Seeking Cookies

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by omgalletas 10 years ago

Well, one particular kind of cookie I recall from my childhood. I grew up in the bordertown of El Paso, Texas with my very, very Mexican family. It wasn't unusual to find Mexican food products in...

ISO hard candy from childhood

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by BookGirl 15 years ago

I can't seem to find these candies anywhere and have no idea how to search for them on the web as I don't know who made them or their name. Here's a description: - came in your standard fruit fl...

Pantry cookie from 1970's

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by tcomeau 3 years ago

I was wondering if anyone out there remembers Pantry cookies. I grew up with them in Massachusetts when I was younger, They where about 2 1/2 by 2 1/2 kinda round very flat, and very hard.I believe...

Toast, rediscovered...

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by gutreactions 11 months ago

A medication I am taking right now requires that I have it with a little food. So, I began making a piece of toast in the morning. And you know, I like it. I have rediscovered how good toast with a...

Mini-Waffley Buttery Biscuity Things

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by Querencia 3 months ago

In this grim season I happened on something that is actually fun. There is a tiny waffle iron just the size for elves and fairies---4 inches wide. Plug it in on the table while you are having coffe...

Does anyone know of this cookie from my childhood?

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by MyPikachuItches 5 years ago

I hope someone can help me, this has been driving me and my mother nuts. Back in the Mid 1990s there was this cookie- It was, from what I remember, a slightly spicy/ginger cookie. In regards of w...

Snappies Anyone Remember?

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by Eileen Harris 20 years ago

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

Pie Crust

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by gblemer 3 months ago

Hi! I am trying to locate a recipe that was on page 67 of the November 1979 issue of Bon Appetit. It was for a pie..... I don't remember the name. Thanks for your help