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Snack

Feeling hungry? Chowhounds talk all things snack-related, from great on-the-go recipes to favorite classic snack brands and more.

The Must-Have Snacks for Your Next Flight (Don't Settle for Peanuts Anymore)

Let’s face it—road trip snacks are the best part about road trips. But why do we continually fail to snack prep as arduously for long plane rides? After all, the food at most airports is overpriced...
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PRICE ALERT: Fried Fish Skin with Salted Duck Eggyolk coating on sale at T&T

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 2 days ago

For those of you who are immune to high cholesterol level. How about elevating yourself to become an elite couch potato by munching on ' Fried fish skin coated with salted duck egg yolk ' instead o...

Table Talk with “Basic Bitchen” Author Joey Skladany

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 16 days ago

When it comes to basking in life’s true basic pleasures, nobody does it quite like Chowhound’s editor-at-large Joey Skladany. So much so that he’s set to release a pinnacle collection of 100 recipe...

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

La Michoacana Azteca Ice Cream Paleteria | Santa Maria

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 days ago

To celebrate July as National Ice Cream Month, I tried to get caught up on posting on the memorable ice cream places I'd sampled over the last year. That included posting about my latest visits to ...

La Michoacana Azteca Ice Cream Paleteria #2 | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

In July 2019, I wound down my second night in Oxnard with a post-dinner visit to La Michoacana Azteca #2. My tastes of the mamey, chongos and mint chip ice cream flavors were most intense and rich...

La MIchoacana Reyes Ice Cream Shop | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

My visit in July 2019 to La Michoacana Reyes Ice Cream Shop was in the first week of operation. The grand opening special was $2 paletas and $2 ice cream scoops. I enjoyed the owner's energy and ho...

La Michoacana Gudino Paleteria y Neveria | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

Next stop on the July 2019 tour of Oxnard's paleta shops was La Michoacana gudino Paleteria y Neveria. This is the original of two locations in town. The counter guy informed me that this is th...

Michoacanita Ice Cream Company | Oxnard

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

Last year after judging barbecue in Harmony (outside Cambria) the 4th of July weekend, I continued south to Oxnard to complete the holiday get-away. Why Oxnard? Well, there are a couple restaurants...

La Tradicional Ice Cream Shop #2 | College Square Plaza - Santa Maria

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

In March 2019, my brother and I stopped at the new branch of La Tradicional Ice Cream. Two years before we had tried the original across town and felt it was the best of the town's many paleterias....

Guadalajara Nieves y Cafe in Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 years ago

Before Thanksgiving I dropped in to investigate the “nieves” side of the name equation here. And what a great discovery! Inside, a counter lined with stainless steel pots packed in ice on di...

COVID-19 Pandemic Transforms the Way We Shop, Eat and Think About Food, According to IFIC’s 2020 Food & Health Survey

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

"COVID-19 has also upended almost every aspect of our daily lives, not the least of which includes our eating and food-purchasing habits. Among the 85% who have made any change, the biggest—far and...

Crispy Egg Rolls

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by AsianCookingFoodie 3 months ago

Found a great recipe on the KAME website: https://kame.com/recipes/ These egg rolls came out great! I made them with pork and was careful to not make them greasy. INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp KA•ME Ses...

Snacking in the time of SARS-CoV-2

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by tim irvine 3 months ago

I read the banner article about fifteen ways to deal with snacking. We are sheltering in place with an adult autistic man who really loves his groceries. He will eat an entire block of cheese, a ...

Mushroom "Chips"

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by Bigley9 4 months ago

Did I make this up or is it a known thing? I had a bunch of maitake mushrooms that I had forgotten about in my fridge. They looked okay so I decided to break them up and roast them just with some...

Making my own shrimp chips?

Dave MP
by Dave MP 5 months ago

I'm thinking about making my own shrimp chips, since it sounds like a sort of drawn out project that I actually now have time for. It seems like it could be fun. I found this recipe: https://ww...

Bar nuts without rosemary?

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by sw33t 7 months ago

Hi all. I'm making Union Square Cafe bar nuts for a superbowl party but some people do not like rosemary. Is there any suitable substitute that I can use? Or does anyone have a bar nuts recipe th...

Pani Poori and Snack Stall next to Thattukada (London)

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by JFores 10 years ago

Hello all, I just got back from a very good meal at Thattukada, but that's not what I'm writing about (though it is notable to say that they refurbished part of their bathrooms, have an English ...

Salvaje | Palo Alto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 7 months ago

Salvaje is a newish wine bar in Palo Alto specializing in "natural" wines. Anyone tried this spot? I was there in August with a friend. I did ask for advice on choosing one of the orange wines o...

Holiday Treats 2019

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by sallyt 8 months ago

Hi everyone, let's talk about making candy, cookies, treats, etc. for yourself, family, friends and neighbors, whatever your cause for celebrating may be! ANY kind of edible treat is fair g...

Holiday Open House ideas

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by prima 9 months ago

It's been a few years since I last hosted a Holiday Open House. This was my standard menu for a few years: Lemon basil shrimp skewers Baked brie Bacon-wrapped dates Stuffed mushrooms (with sw...