Snapshots From the First Semi-Annual Serious Eats Foodlympics

You guys are crazy !lol

7 Places to Find Great Fried Chicken in Seattle

Looks over cooked to me.

Snapshots from 'LA Loves Alex's Lemonade'

I would like to try all of them!

What to Expect at Madison Square Eats: Brisket Tacos, Bushwick Pizza, Beer, and More

That Lobster roll looks delish!!!

What would you do with grape jelly?

I know this might sound odd,but my sister made a baked chicken(cut up)with grape,and apple jelly and it was Awesome! She just seasoned it with salt,pepper,and garlic powder,added both jelly's on top and baked !

Ask the Critic: What Celebrity Chef Restaurants Are Really Worth It?

I have been to Wolf Gang Pucks-not anything special.

Taste Test: The Best Mayonnaise

One word---Hellman's !

A Sandwich a Day: Pork Chop Sandwich at Cafe Hong Kong

I have had fried chicken sandwiches,and fried pork chop sandwiches like this in a small restaurant and they were really good.Oh,they still had the bones in the meat!

Yup, They Built It: McDonald's Big McSausage Egg Surf & Turf Mac

It might take me awhile,but I would eat it!

More on the Fast Food Workers Strike in New York City

I Was a server for years,and made a good living off of it! 2.25 per hour(ten years ago) plus tips. You go into this job knowing what you will make,then you wine!If you are a good server you will make more then back to work,and be glad you have a job!

Steakcraft: Smith and Wollensky's Dry Aged Short Loin Steaks

I can't talk-----I am drooling,lol

How Close to Closing Can You Start a Meal At A Restaurant?

If it is open-It is open! Don't worry about it.The servers will be there at least a half hour or more doing their side work any way.Don't let them make you feel unwelcome. If the owner was there they wouldn't act like that !

Why do grocery store cashiers 'throw' my food?

I don't have a problem with how they bag . It is not getting ALL bags off that thing they hang them on.

13 Macaroni and Cheese Dishes We Love in Chicago

One of each,Please!

10 Biscuits We Love in Chicago

My Pie Monday: Peperonata, Caul-eppo, Onion Marmalade, and More!

It's working now,and it all looks yummy. I will have one of each,lol

5 Incredible Tacos in Columbus, Ohio

There must be quite a few good places to eat in Ohio.Have you ever noticed how my restaurants from Ohio are on the food network station?I live in Pa. and Plan to spend a couple days in Ohio just to visit some of them.I will get back to you when we return.

Reality Check: Carl's Jr./Hardee's Southwest Patty Melt

Just plain good eating!lol

Fast Food French Fry Fray: McDonald's vs. Burger King vs. Wendy's

I love Mc Donalds fries because--they taste just like they have for years! I am 61 years old and Have been going there since I was little and they still taste the same. Wendys are good to but you have to ask them
to cook them a little longer then usual,and they will.Burger King fries are nasty to me.

National ( Food of Your Choice) Day!

What jlewfoodie said!Yummy....

A Question of Honesty

I know how to get them from gifting you with that wine--Make a fruit cake using the wine as the liquid(be sure to tell them it was their wine) and gift it to them! Lol.Maybe they will quit giving you their if they don't like the cake!

French in a Flash: Sweet-Tart Duck Breasts with Fresh Cherry Sauce

OMG, That looks so good.

Foodisphere Erupts Over Paula Deen Diabetes Announcement

Paula was raised in the south,and that's how allot of them eat! I am from the north east and I married a boy from the south.His mother had to teach me how to cook southern food.Allot of deep frying,and bacon grease in every thing!Give her a break!

The Worst Thing I Ever Found in My Food

A used band aid in my french fries!I should of sued them!

Quick's Darth Vader Burger

Yes I would! As long as it tasted good,why not? May the force be with you!!

Cutting Meat

I know you probably have had this Question many times but---How do you know when to cut your meat on the grain,or aganist the grain?


I want to know if it's me-or is the garlic. I have not been able to find good garlic any where is the last six months!It looks good,nice and firm,white,but when I get it home and go to use it it is bad! There is no flavor,and it is dry.Let me know what you think,and please give me any suggestions for picking good garlic and where to get it.

Corn starch

What is the difference between arrow root and corn starch? I know they are used to thicken soups and other things.What is the difference?

feed back from the fruit cake post last week

While on line last week I saw blog posted by some one about the best fruit cake,and I would like to thank them,(wish I knew the name) They said to check out the one at costcos.I did! And I agree!!It is a beautiful cake,and FULL of nuts and other good things(no citrus)It weighs 3# and only cost 12.99! Thanks again.They make good gifts.Yummy

Age old question---

How many out there stuff the turkey?That is the only way we ate it when we were young,and I still fix mine that way.When ever I fix mine now,I always get(you are going to get sick) we have never gotten sick and I just want to know your opinion .Thanks

Caponata from 'River Cottage Veg'

Caponata is one of my favorite dippy things to whip out for summertime entertaining. A tangy sweet-and-sour melange of eggplant, tomatoes, and briny olives, the dish plays well with summer staples like grilled bread, grilled chicken, and grilled...well, anything. This version, from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's version in River Cottage Veg, calls for an ingredient that I'd never thought to include in my caponatas: chocolate. More