Archive for February 2019
Hi! I just made pastry cream for the first time, and didn't get it covered with plastic wrap in time to stop a skin from forming. I panicked and whisked the skin into the cream. (It was still very very warm). I went online and read that I should have peeled the...Read more
So I just bought a 8lb whole deli corned beef. This is what the deli would slice for lunchmeat. I got the whole thi g for $5 and really don't know what to do with all of it. It expires soon, so obviously I'll have to freeze it. I plan...Read more
Harvey Guss used to be a wonderful source for many meats, including ostrich which cooked like poultry but tasted like red meat. I gather he has retired. (Best wishes and thank you Harvey.) Does anyone know of any sources in the LA/SM area? Maraconda meats and others show up...Read more
Hello, I want to make a recipe that calls for 10g of fresh yeast but would like to sub instant. After fruitlessly researching online, I am still kind of confused what the conversion would be. I've seen people stating half of this or that, or giving percentages, but what I...Read more
Searching for recipe from Bon Appetit for early 1990 for Deer Valley black bean turkey chili Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
Dutch-processed cocoa powder and baking powder proportion">Dutch-processed cocoa powder and baking powder proportion
Hey guys! I’ve been trying to bake a chocolate cake, it rises quite high then when it cooled, it seems to sink in the center and becomes quite densed. They key ingredients that I want to seek advise: 2 cups of flour 1/2 cups of Dutch-processed cocoa powder (Valrhona or Belcolade) 1.5...Read more
Looking for doubles look no more!!! Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
If you are looking for Roti or Trini food in Chicago there is an outlet!!!! Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more
HELP! I put too much unsweetened chocolate in my chili!">HELP! I put too much unsweetened chocolate in my chili!
Usually chili with cocoa powder also has cinnamon in it to compliment the cocoa. Be sure that it's a sweet cinnamon, like Ceylon cinnamon, from Sri Lanka. It has a sweet, almost floral taste and compliments the bitterness of the cocoa powder. This is pretty much a standard in classic...Read more
Failing recipe- how to handle the situation not to lose the whole thing?">Failing recipe- how to handle the situation not to lose the whole thing?
Would you share your recipes and ways of cooking, also the failing ones? A family cooking and food blog with hundreds of healthy, whole-food recipes for the home cook. Photographs, easy-to-follow instructions, and reader comments. Reading More May Cause Envy...Read more