Food Nostalgia

9 Iconic Women’s Recipes to Know & Love

Throughout International Women’s Month, Chowhound is sharing stories from and about a wealth of women entrepreneurs, businesses, chefs, and cookbook writers who have all found success in the food space...

Swanson's Potato Chips Jamestown, NY USA

by lisanoon 10 years ago

I am craving Swanson's Potato Chips. They were made in Jamestown, NY. Cannot find them anywhere online, nor no mention of them whatsoever except for a citation on a Facebook page called "Top 10 F...

Liver pudding

by CHASNATIVE 3 months ago

Liver pudding is a traditional sausage product of the black people in and around Charleston S.C. Lacking access to skeletal muscle meats and being left with visceral products (offal) i.e. heart, ki...

Lemon Cookie

by Littlebadness 8 days ago

Does anyone remember the light lemon filled almost cracker type cookie with lemon filling. My mom used to buy them in the grocery store in the 70's? They were bar shaped with rounded edges. Really ...

Poor Food

by SHARONJTMCC 24 days ago

I didn’t realize it until I was an adult, but so much of the food we ate was “poor food”—my parents were raised during the depression. All bread could be toasted: topped with cheese, cinnamon sugar...

Cookies from the 80s???

by jnb336 9 years ago

I'm trying to find some cookies from my husband's childhood that he talks about ALL the time! I'm pretty sure they don't make them any more, but I think just knowing that someone else remembers th...

Yes Yes Cookies

by Amy 15 years ago

Does anyone remember/know where I can get Yes Yes cookies (online or in the SF Bay Area)? I last remember eating these cookies in about 1972 in the Boston Area, don't know if they were just a local...

Patty's Original Cheese Zombies | Concord

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

A couple years ago, proximity to Patty's Original Cheese Zombies in Concord while in the far East Bay for another matter was my chance to check out the beloved fast food treat invented by the Mount...

Purple cow?

by blakta2 12 years ago

Can anyone help me? I have been been searching for a specific candy that I truly loved as a kid. I'm looking for anyone who can remember the "Purple Cow". It was a delicious sour grape flavored taf...

does anyone remember Melody cookies?

by huisclothes 12 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...

Desperately Seeking Cookies

by omgalletas 9 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...

How did Poor Man's Lobster turn into the "New Fois Gras"?

by Kaththee 2 months ago

I remember when langoustine was dirt cheap. In the mid-80s I would buy it at the Navy PX for 3.00 a pound and it came with a label that said it contained food coloring. We moved from Virginia Bea...

Trying to recall cookies from the past

by CajunJacques 10 years ago

One is a windmill cookie that my mom used to buy possibly in late '70s but definitely in the '80s but I don't know who made them. Here is a pic of it but I found no background on it: http://img1...

Yum-Yum Cookies -- Does Anyone Remember?

by onebite 13 years ago

There was a cookie made by Sunshine Co. that was my childhood favorite. Called Yum-Yum cookies, it was a wafer covered with caramel, chocolate, and toasted coconut. The closest I have come in adu...

Langosta viva en temporano - Mariscos Bahia - Ensenada

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Lucky to be in Baja during the short season for Langosta (Pacific spiny lobster), I had the chance to indulge in a live lobster at Mariscos Bahia two nights ago. My visits to the area usually focus...

Chili: It indeed has beans!!!

by whm1974 2 months ago

Despite what many Texas may claim, beans have has been part the popular stew famously known as Chili. And always have since the dish was actually invented by the Native Americans who live in the ar...

Tuna and Egg Noodles with Major Grey Chutney

by PenguinVienna 2 months ago

When I lived in San Francisco in the '70s and '80s, I used to make this dish from a recipe on the bag of Golden Grain egg noodles. Might sound weird, but I loved it — a cheap, tasty, and quick supp...

What is 'old-school' Italian cooking?

by gutreactions 3 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 ...

Juciful Drinks

by urbanautumn 2 months ago

Hi, I have a feeling that I'm not going to have much luck with this but has anyone seen any of the Juciful carton drinks in any West Indian grocery stores or Caribbean restaurants? I live in Toront...

Need help with cookie identification from the past

by dustinc_70655 3 months ago

Hello all, I'm trying to find the name of a cookie that I enjoyed as a kid in the 80's/90's. It's a small brown cookie about the size of a quarter, crunchy in texture. There was a circular swirl pa...