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...

Coca Cola Sheds Zombie Brands

by syrup09 3 months ago

In order to focus on its core business Coca Cola is getting rid of what it is calling "Zombie Brands. The notable loss is Odwalla Juice, (I like the stuff but it's not cheap.)

The ESSENCE of European Cooking

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...

I generally enjoy “Poor Man’s Cuisine” the most

by Smokeydoke30 8 months ago

I got to thinking, what were some of my favorite dishes to eat? Pinto beans Rice in every way; fried rice, jook, plain, rice pudding Pulled pork Dal Chili Roasted chicken Pizza Noodles,...

Do you get obsessed with certain foods?

by Slowdive 9 years ago

Does anyone else go through food "phases" where they eat the same thing every day, look for/make different version of it, and eat practically nothing else for weeks or months? For example this fall...

Question for spaghetti-lovers

by codmeister 2 months ago

Pick an option . . . Option A the main character in classic spaghetti is the pasta noodles and the sauce is a supporting character there just to perk up and enhance the noodles. Or Option B . . ...

Tuna Sandwich - Celery Yes or No?

by dave_c 3 years ago

Caught a rerun of "Everybody Loves Raymond" where the dad wanted his tuna salad sandwich with chopped celery... Also reminded me of the time I worked in a sandwich shop where the new workers though...

Watermelons WITH seeds?

by FrannySF 2 months ago

I love watermelon, but those seedless ones in the store are poor replicas. Does anyone know where to purchase a watermelon WITH seeds? In my opinion, no seeds, no flavor. Used to be a pickup par...

Creamsicle?/Dreamsicle? with popsicle on the outside?

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'...

Tender Fish

by MLyle 2 months ago

I need to eat more fish! I like flounder and catfish, don't like tuna or salmon, or any fish with fibrous texture. Would I like halibut? or what tender fish would be good?

Italian Style Tomato Sauce - To Sugar or Not To Sugar?

by treb 2 months ago

There's been lots of discussion about preparing a tomato based sauce here on CH, especially since we're cooking a lot more lately. My family is from about 20 minutes north of Naples. The regi...

Dear Prudence: Help! I Can’t Believe My Son’s Friend Fed Him Indian Food Without Calling Me First

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

"A: At the risk of taking the bait, you must realize that millions of people (presumably both of Neil’s parents, not to mention Neil himself) regularly eat lentils and vegetables as children in per...

"After our oysters, we'd like to order waffles!"

by gutreactions 9 months ago

Ok, so maybe I should mind my own business, but we were sitting down for brunch at a popular spot in Annapolis during our recent trip and noticed the table next to us. They started with a round of ...

I Like Everything Deep Fried!

by zackly 3 months ago

Since the pandemic forced us inside I've been deep frying everything to the point that I prefer it to all other preparations. Personally, I think it's the eat drink and be merry for tomorrow we die...

Hot Coffee - Do You Lose Your Desire In Hot Weather?

by treb 3 months ago

Generally, I really enjoy my daily dose for my hot morning brew of fresh coffee. Not sure if it's just me, but when the temperature gets really hot and humid, I tend to lose my desire for a ho...

When Buying Bread: sliced or uncut?

by gutreactions 3 months ago

When shopping for bread, do you prefer it pre-sliced, sliced at the point of purchase, or uncut? Depending on the type of loaf, I usually like to slice it myself as needed. How about you?

New Zealand Ora Salmon?

by cornichonronald 3 months ago

Yea or nay? Yes, it's "farmed." But is it "bad"?

What has happened to Prego pasta sauces?

by shpToronto 10 months ago

Prego is our favourite pasta sauce and is increasingly hard to find where we live. Loblaws doesn't carry it anymore. Very limited availability at Sobeys and Longos. None at Walmart. Does anyone kno...

Pasta lovers

by Giulia96 3 months ago

Hello, I am an italian student from Bocconi University. For my master's thesis I'm working on a project concerning the pasta purchasing habits during Covid-19 in the US market. If you currently ...

Pizza Pet Peeve - Do You 'Blot' the Top of The Pizza With a Paper Towel or Napkin?

by treb 5 months ago

With a lot of pizza being consumed these days, I've been with some folks who will blot the top of their pizza slice with a napkin or paper towel. There's one particular pizza that I order that ...

What did you taste that was astonishingly good?

by mashemup 4 months ago

I spent an astonishing amount of time figuring out how to phrase the question. So it probably requires a little more explanation. The first time I had Tom Kha Gai soup, many years ago, I couldn’t b...