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...


by KoshVorlon 1 month ago

So - what's the most delicious portobello dish you've ever had? So far, (and I have yet to find this recipe !) is the roasted portobello over at Wild Oats - specifically when they roast it wi...


Scallop Carpaccio Ideas?

by cgxy96 4 days ago

I have a few scallop sashimi left and I want to do some sort of carpaccio as I have never made it before. I was thinking about thinly sliced navel orange, and rice vinegar pickled onion. Maybe spri...

Lee & Perrins Chicken Marinade

by ptmph 13 days ago

After a few years I'm starting to run low on my last bottle of Lee & Perrins Marinade for Chicken. This stuff is great as a dipping sauce for swordfish steak as well as a marinade for when I make m...

Food is Life

by fortheloveoffood1 2 years ago

I've been thinking much about food these days. Up until early this year, I thought plants felt no pain. Now, after doing some research, I have found they have many characteristics similar to humans...

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

by treb 10 days 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 ...

Childhood tastes - favorites then and now

by cheesytaters 3 years ago

A few of us highjacked a post about recreating deli-style tuna salad to discuss favorite childhood foods. What were your childhood favorites? How were they prepared? Were they made from scratch, or...


by kaleokahu 21 days ago

E, Kama'aina and Kānaka Maoli, Aloha Kakou: Pehea kakou? How are we holding up in the 'aina with tourism absent? Are restaurants doing OK shifted over to box lunch and takeout-only? Are the...

Taste aversion to alcohol?

by MSPD 15 years ago

Despite lack of a scientific background, I do believe in the biological taste aversions some people have. For me, cilantro and ginger just taste wrong. That said, I'm also particularly sensiti...

What has happened to Prego pasta sauces?

by shpToronto 5 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...

Pineapple Cheese Danish

by kathleen168 1 month ago

Does anyone know of any bakeries or stores that sell PINEAPPLE CHEESE DANISH or similar. My elderly neighbor Doris used to buy it at a local bakery years ago and then bought Entennman's but she sa...

FYI: The Restaurant Depot is now open temporarily to the general public...

by fourunder 2 months ago

Restaurant Depot stores open to general public for first time ever in 40 years. A food service supplier temporarily has opened its New Jersey store locations to the public for the first time ever i...

Comparisons of some California Marmalades

by Delucacheesemonger 2 months ago

As l did with the fish sauces, l am going to compare five California marmalades. Unlike the sauces, this comparison was done by me alone, thus one sided to my taste but what can you do, The marmal...

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

by gutreactions 4 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 ...

What one ingredient makes you immediately avoid a recipe?

by BethNH 10 months ago

I don't consider myself a picky eater but there are a handful of foods I avoid at all cost. When I'm reading through recipes I notice that if I see one of these foods I will immediately skip to th...

How do you decide what dish to order in a new place?

by Estheter 3 months ago

Hi there! Most of the time when I come to a new place I'm struggling to choose a dish because I don't know what good options this place has. Often a menu doesn't have photos of dishes and it's p...

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

by Smokeydoke30 4 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,...

What condiments do you keep?

by bblonde 3 months ago

My fridge is overloaded with condiments! The worst are those random Asian spices that I rarely use and they just sit there. For example: hoisin sauce, fish sauce, oyster sauce, sriacha. I don't...

How much vinaigrette to use on salads?

by ksmetamaid 3 months ago

Is there any kind of general rule for how much vinaigrette to use on salads? I always just guess. Sometimes I drown it, other times it's a little light. It's usually just for me and my husband, ...

Food & Dining Resolutions 2020!

by gutreactions 5 months ago

We all start off strong. I will do this, or I will not do that. But we do try, don't we? What New Year's resolutions: food, dining out, eating, dieting, are you thinking for 2020? For myself, wheth...