What are your ideas for easy camping recipes? [more inside]
Does anyone know where to get an HK style egg puff maker, preferably online or around Oakland, CA? Already checked a few places in Chinatown, but couldn't find any...
I want to go from goat to gourmet. Having taste buds that are happy eating MREs all day long has its advantages, but it would be nice to enjoy the finer things in life. But I can't spend all my money on high-end restaurants. How do I become a pescetarian foodie on a college budget? [more inside]
I want to publish a cookbook and need some advice. [more inside]
Does anyone know how to make the smell of kimchi (a Korean dish: fermented, spicy cabbage) less offending for those who are not eating it? [more inside]
Help me to tame my cast iron wok. Since I bought this Le Creuset wok I began to question my ability to cook. I realized (too late) that it is not really suited for Thai food but mostly for Chinese. Are there any good sources to teach me how to get the best out of this wok for vegetarian cooking? [more inside]
Are there Baby Ruths on Dagobah? Does anybody know what the prop guys used for Luke Skywalker's rations during his first dinner with Yoda? I remember it being this brown cylindrical chewy/crunchy thing. And if there is a star wars term for the Rebellion rations, that would be nice to know as well.
What's the best seasoning for baking a salmon fillet in the oven? My girlfriend's making it for dinner, and I'm advising. Since this is dinner, quick responses would be appreciated. Thanks!
I need a "copycat" recipe for Bojangles fried chicken, but hours of web searching have proven futile. My southern boyfriend loves the stuff, but I have never had it, so I don't even know where to begin to reproduce it. Has anyone who has eaten it have any recipe ideas? The man said he'd marry me if I could make it, that's how much this chicken means to him.
FoodFilter: I recently ate in Republic Noodle in NYC while on a visit there. I ate the 'Grilled Pork Chops and Vietnamese Crushed Rice'. It was tasty. How can I make it at home? [more inside]
Is it weird to offer home-made cookies to authors when they're signing my books? [more inside]
What shouldn't I refrigerate? [more inside]
What should I bring to a potluck dinner, when many people attending have food allergies and dietary problems and the list of banned foods is huge? (No meat, dairy, onions, garlic, tomatoes, potatoes, and many, many other things, listed inside.) Recipes needed. [more inside]
In Midtown Manhattan, can you recommend a nearby and decent: 1) Indian restaurant; 2) Jewish or Italian deli; and 3) a place to get a good egg cream? [more inside]
What companies can custom manufactur a food/diet product for me? (Similiar to "Emergen-C") [more inside]
Where to get good durian in Vancouver? [more inside]
My wife and I are foodies. She travels for work frequently and tries to make the most of it by finding great food. Next week she has to go to Akron, OH. Anything from hole-in-the-wall to gourmet recommendations would be appreciated. Only restriction--local food only. No nationwide chains, please!
Cookingfilter: where do people buy bones for stock? [more inside]
In london on a trip last year, I purchased a bar of chocolate (the flat bar kind, about 2.5 inches w to 5 inches L). It was a dark chocolate, and contained slightly dry sour cherries. It was by far the best chocolate my significant other and I have ever had. Help me find it again.
It’s cyclone season where I am. There’s a pretty good chance we’ll loose power and / or water. What should I put in my emergency food box? [more inside]
What are the finest mail-order food goods available at reasonable prices? I'm talking best bread, brownies, cakes, fruits, frozen pizzas, cookies -- any recommendations for extraordinary food at not-exhorbitant rates.
So my girlfriend needs to eat a special diet tomorrow, the day before a scheduled sonogram. Only thing is, most things she likes are verboten. Help me ensure she's so full throughout the day, there's no room for [more inside]
a "food pill" meal, please. [more inside]
Two days ago I made a simple quinoa dish with carrot and zucchini squash. I added copious amounts of brewer's yeast for flavor and nutrional value, and threw it all into a tightly-sealed tupperware container while it was still warm. I then placed it into my backback for later consumption. [more inside]
Nothing better accompanies the StuporBowl than a huge pile of ribs. My problem: I need a great ribs recipe. [more inside]
Where can I eat good green chile in Phoeniz, AZ? [more inside]
What is the best regarded chef/culinary school in or near Toronto, Ontario? [more inside]
Lunch-box-rescue-filter! Help me find a Mr. Bento lunch box (or similar multi-compartmented box) in London, UK. [more inside]
A doctor recently told my husband that he needs to change his eating habits, she specifically said that he has to stop eating so much processed food. He is going to make the change but wants more information about why processed food is bad. I need help finding an article or website about processed food that can convince him to stop eating it.
Lunch time! Calling all Mefites for any and all suggestions of successful brown-bagging! [more inside]
My wife has a condition that may be helped by cutting dairy foods and wheat from her diet. Can anyone advise us on how to make the transition from a diet replete with dairy and wheat to one devoid of these foods? How will our bodies react? What about our psyches? Can anyone recommend recipes or better yet, cook books?
What is the best way to go about a diet while in college? [more inside]
SpoiledFruitFilter: If one of the blueberries in the batch has grown mold, are they all tainted? [more inside]
I am trying to make a decent list of 24 hour/late night restaurants in the Seattle/Lynnwood area. There are the obvious (Denny's, Dick's, Shari's etc) but we grow weary... [more inside]
Where can I find single layer wafer cookies, with no cream filling? [more inside]
I just accidentally ate part of a metallic-looking mayonnaise packet. Am I going to die? [more inside]
What healthy -- or at healthier -- alternatives do you eat to fulfill cravings for emphatically unhealthy food? Clarification and examples inside. [more inside]
What could be causing anxiety-like symptoms after eating? [more inside]
Will the BFP-7 food processor attachment work on my Cuisinart SPB-7 blender? [more inside]
What sort of condiments go well with a hard boiled egg? I'm thinking - if I pre-make a bunch, and bring them to work with me as a quick & easy snack - how many different ways can I sass 'em up? [more inside]
In paris at the weekend, I was in chinatown and I had a soup in an a small restaurant. The most noticable tastes were shrimp and lemon. I want to make that soup. [more inside]
waiter income tax question. Its common practice for waiters to "tip out" a certain portion of their money every shift to support persons. This might not seem like much, but for career waiters, this means an extra $2000+ Is this a deductible employee expense in the eyes of John Q. Tax?
Most animals (herbivores, carnivores, and omnivores alike) seem to eat and/or prefer food from a very limited set of options. But humans eat just about everything. Are there foods that humans are more biologically disposed to eat? Alternatively, are there other animals that eat foods as widely diverse as humans do?
French Food Filter: What is the ham that you find on the buttered, cheese/ham baguettes in France? [more inside]
I just realized that my vintage O'keefe & Merritt oven has a broiler. I also have some well marbled kosher steaks... [more inside]
I love Trader Joe's products - everything from Joe's O's, liquid soap, to the Triple Ginger Snaps. How can I find who actually manufactures their food & non-food products? All labels just read "Sold & Dist. by Trader Joe's..." That's it!
Interesting cooking classes in Washington, D.C. proper? [more inside]
RecipeFilter: How can I make the Thai dish Kua Gai? [more inside]
Are there any Burmese restaurants in the Toronto area? [more inside]
Our cat eats like a pig. [more inside]