Anchovy and Anchovy Paste

    Anchovy and Anchovy Paste   An anchovy is good for you and they are delicious!  Learn how just a little bit of anchovies can perk up a dish.  People who … Continued

Baking a Pecan Pie

Baking a Pecan Pie

Questions and Answers – Baking a Pecan Pie   Question: Sometimes my pecan pie “sets” and other times it comes very “runny.”  I use the same recipe, same oven, and … Continued

Baking Powder

Baking Powder

How Baking Powder Works – Types of Baking Powder – How To Test Baking Powder   Baking Powder is a leavening agent that contains a combination of baking soda, cream of tartar, … Continued

Aceto Balsamic Vinegar

Balsamic Vinegar

  The BEST Balsamic Vinegars have nothing else added to them – Only The Grapes   There is a lot of confusion about balsamic vinegar.  On the grocery shelves you will … Continued

Basic Baking Rules

Basic Baking Skills and Tips

Great Bakers Are Not Born Great – They Are Made Great Through Skill and Practice It does not take having a special gift or a magic touch to work wonders … Continued

blueberries

Blueberries – Health Benefits of Blueberries

    According to researchers at the USDA Human Nutrition Center (HNC), blueberries rank hands down number one with regards to natural antioxidant content.  This is in comparison to 40 … Continued

Blueberry Teff Loaf

Blueberry Lemon Bread with Teff Flour Recipe

  Teff – A Nutritious and Versatile Grain   Here is a recipe for a Blueberry Lemon Bread that I made using a combination of wheat and Teff flour.  Not … Continued

Brick Hard Granulated Sugar

Questions and Answers – Brick Hard Granulated Sugar   Question: I use quite a bit of bakers special sugar so I buy it in 50# bags.  Since I have not … Continued

Buckwheat Flour

Buckwheat Flour – Gluten-Free Flour

Buckwheat Flour Adds Nutrients and Flavor to Baked Goods:   Check out all of Charlotte Bradley’s Healthy Lifestyles columns. As allergies to wheat become more prevalent, many people find themselves … Continued

Capers, Capparus Spinosa

Capers – What are Capers?

 Capers, Capparus Spinosa Capers, Capparus Spinosa are pickles made from the unopened flower buds of the caper shrub (Capparis spinthe – closely related to the cabbage family), a wild and … Continued

Chocolate Substitution Chart

  Need a quick substitution for chocolate?   Here are some chocolate substitutions, but remember not always do they work as well as the original recipe ingredient   Chocolate, Bittersweet: … Continued

Clarified Butter

Clarified Butter – Butter Ghee

 Clarified Butter and Butter Ghee   Clarified Butter and Butter Ghee are also known as Liquid Gold.  I know that regular butter is fantastic, but believe it or not, butter … Continued

Coconut Milk vs. Coconut Cream

  Questions and Answers – Coconut Milk vs. Cream of Coconut     Question: I have a recipe for a pina colada cake that calls for Cream of Coconut or … Continued

Peggy Weaver

Cookies and Cookie Cutters

 Cookies and Cookie Cutters  – Questions and Answers By Peggy Weaver   Cookie Cutter Questions:   QUESTION: Hello, I have really enjoyed your web site!!  I have a question for you.  Can … Continued

Copha Substitutions

Questions and Answers – Copha Substitutions   Question: I have moved to America from Australia.  I have a recipe that asks for 250 grams of copha.  What can I get … Continued