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

Green Chicken Liver

Questions and Answers – Green Chicken Liver    Question: I bought a whole chicken and cut it up for baking.  Inside, we found a liver which was half green. First time … Continued

Pronunciation of Chicken Divan

Questions and Answers – Pronunciation of Chicken Divan   Question: I am trying to find the pronunciation for the dish chicken divan.  Is it divan (as in like the couch) … Continued

Chef Title Descriptions

Questions and Answers – Chef Title Descriptions   Question: I was wondering what the difference between a sous chef and a chef de partie is?   Answers: Executive Chef:   … Continued

Chef Seasoning Salt Substitute

  Question: My father recently was hospitalized for a stroke.  Because his blood pressure is high he was on a salt restricted diet.  With all of his meal came a … Continued

Mold on Cheese

Questions and Answers – Mold on Cheese   Question: I know you can eat mold on blue cheese.  How safe is it to eat grated cheddar cheese with mold? – … Continued

Springform Pan Substitution

  Questions and Answers – Springform Pan Substitution     Question: I am baking a chocolate truffle cheesecake and it requires a springform pan and I do not have on.  … Continued

How To Travel with Cheesecakes

  Questions and Answers – How To Travel with Cheesecakes   Question: I am baking a cheesecake for a friend to take to Thanksgiving and I do not want to … Continued

Pumpkin Cheesecake

How To Cut Cheesecakes

Questions and Answers – How To Cut Cheesecakes   Question: I saw your site and have a question.  How is the best way to cut cheesecake and not make a mess … Continued

How To Prevent Cheesecake Cracks

  Questions and Answers – How To Prevent Cheesecake Cracks     Question: My cheesecakes always crack on top when baking in the oven.  I have tried setting a pan … Continued

Pumpkin Cheesecake

How to Bake Cheesecakes Ahead of Time

Questions and Answers – How To Bake Cheesecakes Ahead of Time     Question: We are dining with over 24 adults and 40 children for Thanksgiving.  I have offered to … Continued

How To Freeze Cheesecake

How To Freeze Cheesecake

  Questions and Answers – How To Freeze Cheesecakes   Question: I have decided to make baked cheesecakes as Christmas gifts, but I am wondering about freezing them so that I … Continued


What is Chalazae

Questions and Answers – What is Chalazae?   Question: I have one question about eggs for you – Please clarify what the white stringy stuff is inside of an egg … Continued

Calvados – French Apple Brandy

Questions and Answers – Calvados (French Apple Brandy)   Question: I am making a caramelized apple dessert.  The sauce that will be boiled and poured over the top consists of … Continued

How to Make a Cake Level

Questions and Answers – How To Make A Cake Level   Question: How do you bake a homemade cake (boxed) at home to come out level like the ones in … Continued