Food Preferences

The Fascinating Science Behind Picky Eaters

“Food memories are very powerful memories,” wrote Psychologist Nancy Zucker—and they’re words that couldn’t be more accurate. 10 years ago I was having lunch at a restaurant. I couldn’t tell you the...

Cleaning your fish

by BigG 3 days ago

Marine life generally doesn't succumb to muddiness, in flavor, as does aquatic life. Those of us who live waaaay inland and have only freshwater fish as our fresh fish sometimes have to take an ext...

Partner has ‘bad’ taste in food

by pizzapies 2 months ago

Hi all, just wanted to hear your thoughts on this minor thing! Recently my partner and I went to Japan and we ate food like fresh sushi and Matsusaka beef together. However, my partner has said...

Steaks ... Do you eat the fat?

by ipsedixit 10 years ago

When you've grilled your steak, do you eat the fat? Not talking about the marbling. But rather that ring of fat around the meat (sometimes referred to as the "bark"). So, do you eat the fat?

Reheating stuffed monkey bread

by Nannouse 2 months ago

I was asked to make cream cheese stuffed monkey bread, I can only make it the night before, and you recommendations on heating instructions? I'm assuming because it's stuffed with cream cheese that...

Lucky Lee's framing of an entire cuisine as “unhealthy.”

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

" . . . I am not without sympathy for Ms. Haspel. She’s just a normal mompreneur who is trying to balance parenting and work while avoiding gluten, dairy, sugar, GMO oils, brown sauces, and anyone ...

What should I cook for a dinner date?

by makeupyourworld 3 months ago

I am a 20 year old college student (female), date is the same age. I am a fairly experienced cook. I bake bread often, can make my own sauces, operate a smoker, fryer, grill, stovetop- I also reall...

How to stop tasting "boar taint"?

by carmellolb 3 months ago

Since I was very young, I've been tasting a strange taste in certain meats. Most strongly in pork. I find everyone enjoys a meal, but I smell and taste a rancid, putrid taste/smell. I finally found...

What was wrong with the 夫妻肺片 Ox Tongue & Tripe w. Spicy Pepper Sauce I just ate?

by irbaboon 4 months ago

I love authentic Chinese food and I am especially fond of offal and other variety meats.So I was very excited to try a new Chinese restaurant in my town. I ordered 夫妻肺片 Ox Tongue & Tripe w. Spicy ...

M&M's - How Do You eat Them?

by treb 4 months ago

OK, I hope I'm not the only one who has a specific order when I eat M&M's. For example; when I eat M&M plain, first I choose the ones with chips on their exterior, then odd shapes (like some tha...

Why is Boston food so bland?

by MLouis 4 years ago

I recently moved to Boston from the mid-Atlantic, and am struck by how bland the food is here. I live in Brookline, and keep trying highly rated restaurants (according to Yelp) and have been disapp...

On eating indigenously

by joeljkp 5 months ago

I've been thinking a lot about eating more indigenously, and so would like to throw the concept out there to the community to get some thoughts on it. It seems there's a small-but-growing commun...

Borden Eggnog in a can?

by donutcat0 1 year ago

Does anyone know where one can find the old canned Borden eggnog? I know more recently they've switched over to selling it in the carton and I have been told that it's not as good. Trying to find t...

New To Site

by Carolmb 6 months ago

How do I find the food Joey Skladany and Taylor Strecker talk about?

Egg yolk on cooked pasta

by SLL1065 7 months ago

So, lately I've been seeing recipes calling for egg yolk to be put on cooked pasta. Has anybody tried this for a meal? What did you think of it?

Seafood stocks

by raberbm 7 months ago

Are there any good "store-bought" brands of seafood stock that are very good? I've tried Better Than Bouillon and Kitchen Basics, which were just okay.

Has anyone else here completely lost their sweet tooth?

by Furio_giunta 7 months ago

I'm 29 and I seem to have been slowly losing my sweet tooth over the past few years. I used to enjoy sweets when I was younger quite a lot. For the past couple of years the only sweets I could real...

Carob Pods in North York or Toronto / GTA

by MasterM 7 months ago

Anyone preferably in North York or if that is not possible in Toronto / GTA know where to by Carob Pods? They used to be found in Portuguese and Italian Specialty stores but they are no where they ...

Thanksgiving count increased!

by amaK 7 months ago

I already ordered a duck for our small 4-person Thanksgiving, along with a special wine selected for that. Just learned we are now at 6, but not enough time to order another duck. What would be a ...

'I am vegan, so my dog will be vegan, too'...

by gutreactions 8 months ago

I say: if you want to live a certain nutritional lifestyle, go right ahead. But why impose it on your pet? Disturbing report on the news this morning about pet owners who are vegan feeding their pe...