Bread Dough Relaxer

Questions and Answers – Bread Dough Relaxer   Question: Linda, I found a recipe for thin crust pizza, in which an ingredient I have never heard of was included in … Continued

What is Dirty Rice

Questions and Answers – What is Dirty Rice   Question: Excellent resource – well done!  You may want to consider adding “dirty rice” to the rice section.  I am trying … Continued

Dill Seed vs. Fresh Dill Weed

Questions and Answers – Dill Seed vs. Fresh Dill Weed     Question: Do you know how much dill seed is equivalent to one head of fresh dill??   I … Continued

Freezing Whipped Cream

  Questions and Answers – Freezing Whipped Cream   Question: I have some whipped, sweetened cream left over – can I freeze it.  Thanks  – Carolyn Wallace (12/14/01)   Answers: … 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

Definition Of Coulis

Questions and Answers – Definition of Coulis   Question: I love your web page.  I do have one question.  Do you know how to make apple coulis and banana coulis? … Continued

Definitions of Haute Cuisine Courture

Questions and Answers – Definitions of Haute Cuisine Courture   Question: I am translating an article from Swedish to English that deals with the topic of Cuisine Haute Couture.  Unfortunately, though … Continued

Creme Fraiche

Creme Fraiche Recipe

Creme Fraiche is pronounced “krem fresh.”  It is a thick and smooth heavy cream with a wonderfully rich and velvety texture that is widely used in France, where the cream is … Continued

Delmonico Steak Definition

Questions and Answers – Delmonico Steak Definition     Question: What is DelMonico steak?  I am totally ignorant regarding what else it may be called.  I used to be able … 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

Can You Copyright Recipes

Questions and Answers – Can You Copyright Recipes     Question: I am interested in writing a cookbook.  I have quite a few recipes and relatives and friends are sending me … Continued

Evaporated Milk vs. Sweetened Condensed Milk

Questions and Answers – Evaporated Milk vs. Sweetened Condensed Milk   Question: Could you tell me the difference between condensed milk and sweetened condensed milk?  Alta Dena has a yogurt … 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

Types of Cocoa

  Questions and Answers – Types of Cocoa   Question: I’m confused!  Can you tell me the difference between Dutch-Process Cocoa and Unsweetened Cocoa?  Are they interchangeable in a recipe? … Continued

Chicken Shrinkage When Cooking

Questions and Answers – Chicken Shrinkage When Cooking   Question: It seems that by the time I have finished cooking a piece of chicken breast, it has reduced in size. … Continued