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: (1-ounce) … Continued


Cilantro vs. Coriander

Cilantro – What is Cilantro? Photos from Iowa State University Extension. Cilantro or coriander not only has two common names, but two entirely different identities and uses.  Cilantro, Coriandrum sativum, describes … Continued

Clarified Butter and Butter Ghee

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 can … 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

Coddled Eggs Recipe

Coddled eggs are made by very briefly immersing an egg in the shell in boiling water (to cook in water just below the boiling point) to slightly cook or coddle … Continued

Coffee Spiced Lamb with Minted Coffee Sauce Recipe

Coffee Spiced Lamb with Minted Coffee Sauce Recipe is courtesy of Chef Mark Tafoya, chef/owner of ReMARKable Palate Personal Chef Service in New York, NY.  This recipe was adapted from the … Continued

Cold Pasta Salad

Cold Pasta Salad with Fresh Basil Recipe

This colorful Cold Pasta Salad with Fresh Basil Recipe makes great use of summer vegetables and allows them to shine without too many additional flavors to compete with.  Ideal for … Continued

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 cookie cutters … Continued

Glass measuring cup

Cooking Equivalent Measurements

U.S. vs. Metric vs. Imperial (U.K.) Measures Cooking Equivalent Measurements Cooking can be challenging internationally due to the need to convert recipes to depending on where you live.  Compiled here … Continued

Cooking Oils

Cooking Oils and Smoking Points

What Is The Best Oil For Cooking? Cooking Oils and Smoking Points are important factors when you choose to cook with oil. We have complied a comprehensive list for you … Continued

Cooking Snow Peas

Cooking Snow Peas

Questions and Answers – Snow Pea, Chinese Pea Pod, Sugar Peas   Question: How should snow peas be cooked?  Thanks.   Answer: The Oriental edible pod pea or Chinese Pod … Continued

Cooking With Salt – The Spice of Life

    For every meal there is one thing people generally reach for before they even take a bite – the salt shaker. Cooking with salt is one of the … Continued


Cooking with Tomatillos

Tomatillos Tomatillos are also called “tomate verde” in Mexico (which means green tomato) and are considered a staple in Mexican cooking.  Tomatillo is a member of the nightshade family, related … 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

Cracklin’ Bread

Questions and Answers – Cracklin Bread   Question: I have read about “cracklin’ bread” in books, have even found recipes.  However, they all call for “cracklins.”  What is it and … Continued