What's the Difference?

What's the difference between yams and sweet potatoes? Prawns and shrimp? Stock and broth? Chowhounds and foodies? Get answers from your fellow 'hounds, or offer your own!

What's the difference between Braunschweiger and Liverwurst?

by bbqboy 8 years ago

Up until recently, I had always considered them the same. But at Grocery Outlet for the last month, they have had sma...

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evchrny commented 9 days ago

Difference between ribs 1-3 or 4-7 on a standing rib roast?

by hungryinmanhattan 5 years ago

I am buying my first standing rib roast. I see it is available at ribs 1-3 or 4-7. Can someone tell me which to buy a...

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onclewillie commented 11 days ago

Curry: red, green, yellow. What's the difference?

by junescook 7 years ago

Can anyone give me a pretty simple explanation of the difference between each of the curry pastes? At our Asian mark...

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chilliesnspice commented 3 months ago

European style butter vs. regular every day U.S.butter

by Kristine 13 years ago

Sorry if it's a stupid question, but I've never had it, and there are quite a few postings that mention it (from Trad...

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pamela joy commented 4 months ago

The difference between T-bone & Porterhouse

by Salty_Loves_Sweet 8 years ago

So, I'm watching Primal Grill and Steve Raichlen is grilling up some awesome steaks that he keeps referring to as "T-...

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stephenwv commented 5 months ago

Black vs White Sesame Seeds

by AGWheeler 7 months ago

I've recently been baking bread using both black and white sesame seeds. An earlier discussion here concluded that th...

hallen_carina24 commented 7 months ago

What's the difference: roast or bake?

by gudpal 9 years ago

My new oven has a temperature selection knob -- pretty standard -- and another where I can choose convection, or broi...

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ubiquasol commented 7 months ago

Which ham is better?

by odatlynn 9 years ago

I'm making out my grocery list and a shank ham and a butt portion ham are on sale. The butt costs a little more. Whic...

useratl commented 7 months ago

Deymeyere... differences between two skillets

by erica 8 months ago

Apart from $100, what are the major differences between the Atlantis 12.5' fry pan and the 5-Plus 12.5". I am looki...

erica commented 8 months ago

Pork Back Ribs v Pork Baby Back Ribs

by CocoaNut 7 years ago

Technically, from a butcher's perspective, is there a difference between the cut of ribs labeled "Baby Back" vs simpl...

MonsieurGhislain commented 8 months ago

wonton vs dumpling

by fldhkybnva 5 years ago

Is there a difference between wontons and dumplings? My mother argues that wonton soup is just dumplings boiled in b...

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charlenesonger commented 9 months ago

What's the difference between a Big Mac and the Bob's Big Boy Classic burger?

by ipsedixit 8 years ago

This recent thread on the Los Angeles board on a recent opening of a Bob's Big Boy http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/6...

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Big N Fat commented 9 months ago

Are Black eyed peas the same as Cow peas?

by Main Line Tracey 11 years ago

Are they the same? I have read conflicting reports. The one said that Cow peas are so much tastier than Black eyed (a...

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candidconnie commented 9 months ago

Caputo Flours

by cajungwailo 10 months ago

I'm a bit confused about what the differences are in the different color packages of Caputo flours. Thank you.

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MikeG commented 10 months ago

Pomegranate Paste vs. Molasses?

by was_bk 11 years ago

Are they the same thing or if they differ when do you use which? Seems I bought the Sadaf Pomegranate paste when I...

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ratgirlagogo commented 10 months ago

Difference in taste between guanciale and pancetta?

by pegasis0066 4 years ago

I used guanciale in my carbonara last night for the first time. Maybe my pallet isn't refined enough but I am not su...

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pdxgriller commented 10 months ago

What's the difference between a coffee urn and a hot water urn?

by zsero 10 months ago

My air pump hot water urn seems to have died the death. The pump no longer pumps, and I've got no idea how to repa...

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CloggieGirl commented 10 months ago

convection bake/ convection roast -what is the difference

by BJE 10 years ago

My new oven has two convection modes, bake and roast. Does it operate differently in each mode? In the convection ...

wekick commented 11 months ago