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Dosa Diner is closed

Go to House of Dosas down the street. We prefer Dosa Diner, but it's not a bad substitute. Hopefully nothing changes for the worse when they reopen.

Nov 19, 2012
Bugmen0t in Outer Boroughs

Local half sour pickles?

I'm surprised nobody has mentioned Pookie's Pickles -

This is, IMHO, the best tasting half sour pickle you can buy in a store that I've found so far.

I've purchased jars from Whole Paycheck (when they have them in season), Trader Joe's (although I think they stopped carrying them), and a few local upscale markets.

Why Can't You Eat (Freshened) Dried Porcinis Raw?

These don't have toxins.
Some mushrooms must be boiled like Amanita Rubescens to denature the toxins
So you can eat it raw but cooking is better, Either way is gooood
Just remember to remove the white/yellow spongy underneath the cap.
The soup is really good...
Dry to store

Oct 10, 2012
Bugmen0t in General Topics

Best way to bake a sweet potato in the oven?

Whatever you do, don't use galvanized steel. Hot zinc fumes are very toxic.

Sep 19, 2012
Bugmen0t in Home Cooking

Best pasta sauce in a jar?

Has anyone had Vino de Milo before?

It's about the same price as Mezzetta and Victoria, and Mezzetta Tomato Basil is my go-to when I need to use a jar

Sep 14, 2012
Bugmen0t in General Topics