Trying to find a company that makes a machine that can make food moulds in the shape of an animal. Anyone? [more inside]
What are the best minimal (2-6) ingredient recipes you have? [more inside]
I just ate a few bites of trail mix before noticing that the bag was infested with weevils. WILL I DIE??
Since it's almost Halloween and all, I need ideas for foods that look disgusting but don't taste disgusting. Does anyone have any good recipes or sources? [more inside]
Frank's Original Red Hot sauce. Where can I find it in the UK? [more inside]
Help me get important, perishable gifts home through 18 hours of plane flights! (Cream/Cake thing, Chocolate truffle thing, and hard-cider-like thing!) [more inside]
But there are many, many Moles, including Green Mole with Tomatillos, Green Mole with Pumpkinseeds, Orange-Red Mole, Red Mole, Yellow Mole and the famous peasant Soup, Mole de Olla.
How do I make a great mole (poblano)? [more inside]
Survivalist/LazyStudentFilter: I need advise on the feasibility of making my own "canned" meals (but without the can), using boil-able/freezable/microwavable plastic pouches, a vacuum sealer, and a pressure cooker. May interest cheap and lazy students, busy people, and survivalists - if it works. Details inside... [more inside]
What are your best tips for a new greenhouse owner? [more inside]
Are there any restaurants in Texas where I can get Chinese soup dumplings? [more inside]
A caveat: I prefer New Green Bo to all of these. However, with a group of 10 friends from out of town, do you recommend Jing Fong, Golden Unicorn or another one of Manhattan's giant dim sum emporiums? I'm looking for quality and range. I haven't been back in Jing Fong since it was remodeled but I assume it's still pretty nice.
Treating seeds to increase flavor? [more inside]
Anything wrong with a Big Mac a day? [more inside]
Is it healthier to cut garlic, wait a while, and then cook it (as opposed to cut-then-cook-right-away)? [more inside]
We're having a Rugby World Cup celebration/commiseration at work this week, and we each have to bring an edible contribution that relates to one of the competing countries. All good fun so far, except that I've been given Namibia. What to do? [more inside]
An Asian supermarket opened up right down the road from me. It's huge with lots of great produce and exotic seafood. Most of the labels are completely inscrutable. What do I buy? [more inside]
I'm trying to find out how naturally thin people eat, so I can see if I can model some of my new habits after them. I'm also very curious (as someone with dysfunctional eating habits) just what is "normal" to some people. So...are you naturally thin/average in terms of weight? What is your typical day like in terms of meals and snacks? [more inside]
Where can I find delicious shabu-shabu in Seattle?
Calling all Crohnies! I'm helping to throw a traditional New Mexican dinner party for a group of students on Thursday night. We'd planned for the vegetarian contingency, but have found out that one young woman has a bad case of Crohn's Disease. [more inside]
How many pizza shops are there in new york city?
Please help me stick to my previous eating habits. [more inside]
Where can I buy izarra? [more inside]
AussieExpatFilter: What items (probably foodstuffs) are: - essentially English - unavailable in Australia and could be given to a UK expat in Aus? [more inside]
What kind of birthday cake should I make for my Brother-in Laws 24th birthday. [more inside]
What can I do to stop my home-made chapati from falling apart when I try to flatten it for cooking? [more inside]
My wife and I went to a craft fair and I was fairly surprised that I didn't see any JellyBean Bonzai (prototype here) trees there. Everything was giant squids and plushy monsters. Now I'm feeling crafty, but I don't want to kill anyone. [more inside]
I recently started college, and having discovered the utter boredom that is dining hall cuisine, have begun to crave home cooked food, or at very least, ME-cooked food. So what can I cook with a bare minimum of kitchen hardware? [more inside]
Where can I buy pickled eggs in Houston? [more inside]
So i'm trying to solicit some unbiased thoughts and opinions on the subject. A lab mix - probably greyhound or wippet, maybe even dalmatian, with some ribs showing, slight backbone showing, and super muscular. Dog is very active, hikes and runs, climbs 14,000 mountains in colorado, etc - all with no problem. Eats usually 2 to 3 cups of quality dog food, lately part raw too - on more active day will get slightly more food. Healthy or not? I know general consensus is you should be able to feel ribs but not see, but should that really apply across the board?
Asking for the boyfriend, who lives in the San Diego area: If I wanted to learn how to make hand pulled noodles (as seen in these videos) where would I go? I'm willing to travel as far as Los Angeles area, and depending whether it was affordable, willing pay to learn the technique.
Should I eat this? [more inside]
I have several lbs of ripe plum tomatoes, and I'm looking for your most delicious recipes for (vegetarian) tomato pasta sauce. [more inside]
I'm going to San Francisco for a few days next week--where are some little-known yet interesting places to eat and/or visit? [more inside]
Latin American cookbook recommendations? [more inside]
What is the name of this fruit snack? [more inside]
Calling all food chemists: what do walnuts, spinach, and scallops have in common, composition-wise? [more inside]
It's almost that time of year again. Please share your favorite THANKSGIVING DESSERT AND SIDE DISH RECIPES. I am sick of making the same things every year. I have 15-20 guests, same group every year. [more inside]
Family holiday in Paris, 2 children (6 and nearly 3), staying near Rue de Passy (in the 16th). Can anyone recommend good neighbourhood restaurants, brasseries etc in that area? [more inside]
Home-made tortillas: what is your recipe for success? [more inside]
What is that Asian spice blend that contains sesame seed, small seaweed flakes, and I'm not sure what else, that they put on the rice at Teasim in DC, and where can I buy it online. [more inside]
What is the most energy efficient form of flesh to eat? [more inside]
Good, preferably vegetarian-inclusive or focused, recipe blogs? Alternatively, one really good recipe magazine in the same category. [more inside]
What is this crazy 'antivegan' diet I saw, and is there any science behind it? [more inside]
Should I eat this "green drink" (consisting of powdered vegetables, tree bark, etc.) from Robert O. Young (the "Alkaline diet" guy)? Will it harm me? Ingredients are listed inside. [more inside]
driving from port arthur to new orleans for my wife's birthday. can anyone recommend craftsfolk, artisans, jewelry or clothing designers along the way which could provide "that special gift" i am trying to find her? im relying on the "hive mind's" sense of "cool." go for it! i'd love to be able to arrive in some small town, check out some small shop and miraculously have that perfect something waiting there for her. any ideas? food suggestions welcome, too.
Where do I find Salsas de Colombia in Los Estados Unidos? Hmmmmm, chimichurri. [more inside]
Cheap, healthy places to catch a bite in London? [more inside]
My coffee press screen has what looks like mold stains on it. (I left some tea in it for too long.) Is it OK to use? If I must remove the stains...how?
I was wondering if I could get some suggestions on strange, tasty, and difficult to purchase food I can grow in my garden. [more inside]