Which Is Better?


The Great Sardine Taste-off – best canned sardines – Next 7

by rworange 15 years ago

After trying 30 types of canned sardines here are my thoughts: - Sardines caught near Portugal or Spain are the best with a meaty tuna flavor - Italian grocery stores carry the best brands of ...

Which ham is better?

by odatlynn 12 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. Which should I get? And what is the difference. If anyone knows..TIA

Gin: Bombay Sapphire, Tanqueray and Beefeater?

by Faune 13 years ago

I would appreciate it if someone could give me recommendations*, contrasts and comparisons (e.g. tasting notes) regarding Bombay Sapphire (which I have tried and enjoyed), Tanqueray and Beefeater. ...

Kitchenaid Pro or Kitchenaid Artisan Mixer?

by healaeats 11 years ago

Hi there--so my husband's birthday is coming up, and since he's our devoted home chef, I thought I'd get him a refurbished kitchenaid (he's also really into style and design, so it's a great little...

Dual-Fuel Ranges - Which is better?

by danceforjoy 5 years ago

I saw a 2008 thread similar to this, but things change in 8 or 9 years. I'm building a home, and I'm starting to consider a last-purchase-this-lifetime, 30" gas/dual fuel slide-in range. Have been ...

Carbon steel vs cast iron for pan-frying large amounts of food with minimal oil?

by landon92 5 years ago

I am in the process of replacing all of my old non-stick cookware with healthier alternatives. Currently I have a 10" Lodge cast iron skillet that has been my go to pan for frying meat. However I a...

Straight Whiskey and Blended Whiskey

by Sami7 5 years ago

How does straight whiskey taste compare to blended whiskey? Which one is better? Also which one is better to use to make a cocktail with?

Sitka & Spruce v. London Plane

by hchambers86 5 years ago

Hi! I have one (tragic!) meal in Seattle before heading to Orcas Island with my family. It's my dad's 70th, and I'm deciding between Sitka & Spruce or London Plane for brunch. Can anyone weigh i...

induction vs electric stove top

by pagesinthesun 8 years ago

I'm doing a kitchen reno this summer. I'm not sure I really understand what the difference between induction vs electric stove top. I'm unable to get natural gas in my area (bummer, I know). So,...

Do you think I should exchange my Vitamix Professional Series 500 for a Vitamix Series Professional Series 750 blender?

by Eric_Cartman 9 years ago

I just heard that Vitamix just came out with a new blender in my email. http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/vitamix-blender-pro-750/?bnrid=3101981&cm_ven=E3&cm_cat=EDM&cm_pla=0514_Vitamix&c...

Keurig coffee machines - which is best?

by josephnl 10 years ago

After much back and forth, I have decided to buy a Keurig coffee maker. I know all of the pros and cons of single cup machines in general, and have decided to go with a Keurig. There are K-cup mac...

A simple poll: old chow vs. new chow

by thomas64 6 years ago

Although the response to the new site in other threads has been overwhelmingly one-sided, I figured I keep this poll very simple - so simple that the Chow staff won't have to wade through line...

Canned stock vs. bouillon cubes

by 2chez mike 12 years ago

When I buy canned stock(beef, chicken, veg.)I feel like I'm paying ten times the price for the shipping of the water weight vs. buying bouillon cubes. For instance: Eight large Knorr chicken boui...

Vitamix or the Ninja?

by noya 9 years ago

Both got top results in Consumer Reports, but the former is something like 4x the price of the latter. Justifiable? Thanks!!

Countertop material: granite vs. solid surface (corian) vs. engineered stone (silestone)

by farmersdaughter 15 years ago

I am trying to decide between three different materials for countertops. I currently have corian and it has a lot of scratches in it and I am deathly afraid to set hot things on it because a frien...

Pitopia vs. Schnitzel Express?

by Beaconstreet 6 years ago

In the UWS. Which do you think is better and why? If I only have time to go to one which should it be?

Tramontina vs. All Clad

by mrs.corgi 13 years ago

I have yet another cookware question with regard to my wedding registry. I wish I found this site sooner, I have learned so much already though! So, I've read up on the stainless clad tri-ply Tr...

Costco vs BJ's

by bugablue13 8 years ago

My BJ's membership is up for renewal and I'm considering switching to Costco. They are about equidistant to my house, but my MIL and brother swear by Costco. I've not heard of anyone LOVING BJ's ...

Sockeye or King salmon

by mwok 11 years ago

Which is better? The store I'm buying from states the King has more omega 3 (and more fat). Also, since these are wild caught Alaskan salmon.....do they have PCBs and toxins etc?

Le Creuset vs. Staub

by polish_girl 14 years ago

I will be honest - Le Creuset seems to be all the rage within the circle I hang out with. But....after reading some of the chow's posts it seems as Staub is really worth looking into. Please tell...