Troubleshooting Bubbles in Fondant Icing

Bubbles in Fondant Icing Here are a few thoughts about the Bubbles in Fondant Icing that form in the fondant.  I find that there are at least three (3) different … Continued

White Truffle Oil vs Black Truffle Oil

Truffle Oil

White Truffle Oil vs Black Truffle Oil  Truffle oil is top-quality olive oil that has been infused with either white or black truffles.  Both types of truffles have an earthy, … Continued

Tube Pans

Questions and Answers – Tube Pans     Question: I am taking a baking class and was asked to find out the answer to this question: What purpose does the … Continued

Tuile Cookie

Questions and Answers – What is a Tuile Cookie     Question: I found this and wondered:  “coffee mousse with orange tuiles.”  Is “tuiles” equivalent to orange peels?  I didn’t … Continued

uncooked Thanksgiving turkey

Turkey Roasting Guidelines & Tips

 How To Roast Thanksgiving or Christmas Turkey Find all of our helpful tips and tricks for roasting whole turkey in our comprehensive Turkey Roasting Guidelines. What type of whole turkey … Continued

Turkey Stuffing

Turkey Stuffing Recipe

How To Make Turkey Stuffing Whether you call it “stuffing” or “dressing,” what’s not to love about turkey?  Everyone knows that the turkey stuffing is the best part of a turkey dinner … Continued

Turkey Terminology

Turkey Terminology – Types of Turkeys in the Marketplace The package label of the turkey you purchase contains terms regulated by the USDA.  The following list of types of turkeys … Continued

Types of Molasses

Types of Molasses

Questions and Answers – Types of Molasses     Question: Could you tell me the difference from fancy molasses and cooking and unsulphered molasses? – Jen (12/11/00)   Answer: The … Continued

Vegetable Buying Guide, Winter Squash

Types of Squash – Summer and Winter Squash

  How To Purchase and Prepare Perfect Squash       Check out my large collection of Squash Recipes.   The Definition of Squash:  The fruits of various members of the … Continued

Use Correct Pan Sizes

Questions and Answers – Use Correct Pan Sizes   Question: I like baking pound cakes, however, I have found that depending on the type of tube pan I use, the … Continued

Broken Raw Egg

Using Raw Eggs In Cooking

  Following is what the American Egg Board says on using raw eggs in cooking:   There have been warnings against consuming raw or lightly cooked eggs on the grounds … Continued

Vanilla Paste

Questions and Answers – Vanilla Paste   Question: Could you please tell me what vanilla paste is as opposed to vanilla beans and vanilla extract.  If a recipe calls for … Continued

Vanilla Sugar

Questions and Answers – Vanilla Sugar, Vanillin Socker   Question: I found your website and was hoping that you could help me figure out something.  We are making Swedish Chocolate … Continued

Vegetable Buying Guide

Vegetable Buying Guide First Rule – Demand Freshness! Hints and tips on choosing the freshest produce at the market.  Learn how to get the most for your money and how … Continued

Vegetable Shortening

Questions and Answers – Definition of Vegetable Shortening   Question: I have very promising recipe of a turkey and vegetable tart and in it is supposed to be 1/4 cup of … Continued