I love Whole Foods, Trader Joes, Wild Oats, and Farmers Market. What is the BIGGEST and best grocery store in Los Angeles County? Lots of variety needed.
Is there enough food on Earth to feed every person on Earth? [more inside]
Where can I order Del Monte Fruit Naturals Red Grapefruit by the case and maybe get a discount? (http://www.delmonte.com/Products/FruitItem.asp?id=54) I usually buy a few of these from the grocery store but they are only 8oz each and cost so much. But I love this fruit and it's so easy for me to take to work for a healthy breakfast or snack.
Help! I'm running a pie contest Sunday. I need pointers on how to set it up. [more inside]
Has anyone here worked in fast food? How common is it for cooks to "mess" with food? Was it more common than you wanted to see, or did nobody bother with such shenanigans? I emphasize this question is about fast food, not traditional restaurants, and I'm wondering how much stock to put in those stories that sometimes make the rounds.
So I'm going to San Diego because I'm a big ol' geek and I'm finally going to San Diego Comic Con this year, about which I'm super excited. While in San Diego, what food should I eat/buy? [more inside]
What the heck do I do with a jar of rose petal jam? [more inside]
Help me create the ultimate grocery list! [more inside]
Do people eat nautiluses? [more inside]
What do I do with all these unfamiliar veggies from the CSA? [more inside]
Recipefilter: There are hundreds of recipes for Beef & Guinness Stew out there in web land, but I have particularly fond memories of the version served in the restaurant at the Guinness Brewery in Dublin. Can anyone help me find the "official" recipe? [more inside]
My boss has challenged me to complete some sort of marathon workout at his gym. I'm not very athletic, but if I can finish, my boss will buy all his employees an expensive steak dinner. I need tips -- especially as to what/when to eat. The workout is at 8pm tonight. [more inside]
Due to works in my flat I will not have a kitchen for the next couple of months. What can i keep in stock which is easy to prepare and can be stored without refrigeration? [more inside]
I'm buying Groceries... for a grocery store. I'm now buying for the grocery department of the largest store in our (rather small) chain and I'm at a loss as to what to fill the store with! So Mefi Vegans & Organic Foodies... What organic, all natural, or "alternative" foods, snacks, drinks, & cleaning supplies could you not live without? Do you know of any blogs that cover or review natural & organic packaged foods? [more inside]
Foodies of AskMe, help me with a food-substitution puzzle-- specifically, Tater Tots. (Any other healthy substitution suggestions also welcome). [more inside]
Fantastic baba ganoush and hummus recipes? [more inside]
Is there a supplement or other item I can ingest with breakfast that will help me digest BLUE #1? [more inside]
How can I learn to slow down and enjoy what I'm eating? [more inside]
I am looking for recipes that contain state names in their name. So far I have been able to come up with Baked Alaska, California Rolls and Mississippi Mud Pies. There have to be more, what am I missing?
I chopped and seeded four hot peppers about 45 minutes ago, and now my finger tips are on fire! I've done this in the past but have never experienced such intense discomfort before. [more inside]
Do I have to use instant espresso/coffee for baking? [more inside]
Where can I get either whole grain bagels or sandwiches in Boston? [more inside]
Are there existing websites/wikis out there with shopping+recipe planning lists? I want to shop once or twice a week for food and not have to worry about spoilage. The ideal site would have: buy [shopping list] to make [daily recipes for meals]. [more inside]
How do I know how much to charge for an amateur catering gig I've just been offered? The potential client wants me to call him with an estimate, but I neither am a caterer nor have I ever hired one, so I really have no context at all. [more inside]
what main dish should I cook that pairs well with rose wine?
Tips and tricks for keeping psyched up during weight loss? [more inside]
An infant allergic to all foods? Has anybody heard of this? [more inside]
I need recipes and ideas for appealing appetizers and cool party food for a hip get-together! [more inside]
Why is eating right before bed bad for you?
After being shamed by this article, I am looking for alternatives to the chicken nuggets I feed my two-year old. [more inside]
Where can I get the best chicken and waffles in New York City? [more inside]
Please introduce my non-American friend and his mother to Real Americana food joints in North East USA, the more picturesque and famous the better. [more inside]
I have two cats who are used to eating together. But one has a weight problem that needs to be controlled. How can I get them used to eating separately? [more inside]
Why do people seem to prefer food that's very cold or very hot to food that's more of a medium temperature? [more inside]
What do I absolutely HAVE to eat in Washington, DC? [more inside]
Stopping in Lincoln, NE tomorrow (Thursday) night. Where to eat, sleep, and be merry? [more inside]
SaladFilter: Help me find stuff I can prepare ahead of time, preferably won't spoil (/will survive freezing), and I can simply dump on top of mixed greens and create a delicious salad! [more inside]
Paprika chips: are these available in the U.S.? I was in Europe last year and it seemed like every country had paprika potato chips from different brands (even Pringles). I can't seem to find any store/brand in the U.S. that has these. They're so good! Yeah there...I just used my ask mefi question on potato chips.
I'm traveling cross-country from SF to NH via AZ. Any food/photography related stops other than the obvious?
I'm moving! I'll be driving from San Francisco (just north from there really) to New Hampshire in a month or so. I plan to document the trip w/a Nikon D40 camera and and cheaper, soon to be bought camcorder. It'll probably be a Samsung Sports Cam, although it's not central to the question. I want a great route which I have half checked out, I guess. I want a great culinary as well as a scenic sample of the US. I'm looking for the rural food/scenic stops just outside of major (or not so major) interstates. If the stops are on the interstate, awesome! If not, please tell me why the stops deserve an off interstate jaunt (50-100 miles or so off of the interstate.) Please feel free to message me if you'd rather. Most likely, I'll visit most of them, anyway. [more inside]
I love beans, but when I make them myself, they taste gross. What's the secret to great tasting beans? [more inside]
Chicago mefites: What interesting things are you aware of that can be delivered in Chicago? When I say "delivered" i mean foodstuffs and/or toys or even something like singing telegrams or something like that. [more inside]
What are some good choices for meat and meat products that do not require refrigeration for 2-3 days? [more inside]
Can you guys help me add some new staple recipes to my dinner repertoire? I have about 3 things that I cook, and I'm sick of 2 of them. I have a few ... issues ... with the kitchen that I'm trying to work around, which I've noted inside. [more inside]
How likely is it to switch the eating patterns of a sister pair of 1 year old cats without them becoming overweight? [more inside]
[ObviousFilter?] Why haven't potato chip bags adopted Ziploc-type seals? Chip-clips are just "ok," and yet I see every other fresh product adopting the Ziploc-type seals. Is this a conspiracy to make my chips go stale (aka inedible) sooner?
Major lifestyle change needed but there are a few curve balls to make this situation more challenging. I'm a full-time college student majoring in art, I work part-time, I'm poor enough to be on a state health plan, and I just learned I have high blood pressure. How do I make the changes necessary to lower my bp? [more inside]
Good vegetarian food in Boston? [more inside]
Is there a website that lets you input the contents of your cupboard and fridge, then shows you recipies you can make with what you have? [more inside]
TravelinginFranceFilter: I know there have been loads of questions about France. We're looking for beautiful places in the countryside, great cheap food and reasonable accommodations. I'd love to have the perfect trip that matches my favorite things: [more inside]
I'm making some chicken chipotle and Mexican rice for a party this Saturday. I'd like to prepare the food about an hour before people arrive, and I'm looking for the best way to keep everything warm without drying it out. (I don't have a proper chafing dish -- just a buffet set with uncovered aluminum pans and sternos underneath.)