ChefTalk.com - Pastries & Baking - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:49:20 +0000A little fun on a Thursday afternoonhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83313/a-little-fun-on-a-thursday-afternoon "I make "thank you" boxes for my doctors in recognition for keeping me in good health..."threadThu, 18 Dec 2014 23:43:55 +0000MezzalunaThu, 18 Dec 2014 23:43:55 +0000#1191716Caramel; How To Make It Not So Stickyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83294/caramel-how-to-make-it-not-so-sticky "Good Morning Ladies and Gents,   I run a candy apple business and I am looking to..."threadWed, 17 Dec 2014 15:25:57 +0000ashleyireneWed, 17 Dec 2014 15:25:57 +0000#1191243Problems with pound and bundt cakes, help please!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83273/problems-with-pound-and-bundt-cakes-help-please "Hi everyone, I have an electric oven. My problem is: when I bake a cake (a bundt or a..."threadMon, 15 Dec 2014 22:15:30 +0000NesgamMon, 15 Dec 2014 22:15:30 +0000#1190692Looking for a Brisket Recipe http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83244/looking-for-a-brisket-recipe "I am new at this and have to cook for my wife for she is no long able to, I would like..."threadSat, 13 Dec 2014 03:23:17 +0000nhojSat, 13 Dec 2014 03:23:17 +0000#1189992Adjusting recipes for commercial ovenhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83222/adjusting-recipes-for-commercial-oven "Hoping to get some help.  I cater parties mainly in clients homes and so all the baking..."threadThu, 11 Dec 2014 02:59:40 +0000TheQueenofTreatThu, 11 Dec 2014 02:59:40 +0000#1189249professional baking 6th editionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83218/professional-baking-6th-edition "Hello, just a quick question about your experience with this book by Wayne Gisslen. So..."threadWed, 10 Dec 2014 17:29:32 +0000David ScruggsWed, 10 Dec 2014 17:29:32 +0000#1189093Panettonehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83217/panettone "Over the years we have bought these breads from grocery & department stores, many..."threadWed, 10 Dec 2014 16:48:20 +0000DaggerWed, 10 Dec 2014 16:48:20 +0000#1189059How can I make some croissants like in France?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83196/how-can-i-make-some-croissants-like-in-france "Hello, I tried a couple of times to make some croissants, just like those I used to..."threadMon, 08 Dec 2014 20:01:16 +0000LittlePepperMon, 08 Dec 2014 20:01:16 +0000#1188397my loaf won't expand after rounding but not in the first proof period after kneadinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83166/my-loaf-wont-expand-after-rounding-but-not-in-the-first-proof-period-after-kneading "Hi   I am still a newbie in making bread So the two things I want to learn first are..."threadFri, 05 Dec 2014 10:20:30 +0000deniagpamFri, 05 Dec 2014 10:20:30 +0000#1187504Mini Candy baking mold m&m sizehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83151/mini-candy-baking-mold-m-m-size "Hello, I'm new to the forum and hopefully I'm posting in the right forum.   I'm..."threadThu, 04 Dec 2014 07:37:38 +0000aangelThu, 04 Dec 2014 07:37:38 +0000#1187056question about chocolate meltaway candyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83139/question-about-chocolate-meltaway-candy "I just read a CIA recipe for chocolate meltaway candies that calls for an alcohol based..."threadWed, 03 Dec 2014 21:25:07 +0000tralfazWed, 03 Dec 2014 21:25:07 +0000#1186899Hi ratio differenceshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83092/hi-ratio-differences "I have been using hi ratio shortening for my icing for some time now and am getting..."threadSun, 30 Nov 2014 23:14:29 +0000DhammonsSun, 30 Nov 2014 23:14:29 +0000#1185934Making chocolates - something weird happened ...http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83085/making-chocolates-something-weird-happened "Okay so, I thought I'd try the cheating way to make chocolate.... of course I melted..."threadSun, 30 Nov 2014 10:47:00 +0000Cary ChiltonSun, 30 Nov 2014 10:47:00 +0000#1185773Problem with 'this' batch of English Toffeehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83076/problem-with-this-batch-of-english-toffee "I made an English Toffee recipe from another foodie web site. Made it a year ago, it..."threadSat, 29 Nov 2014 00:40:10 +0000LuvPieSat, 29 Nov 2014 00:40:10 +0000#1185543Problem with custard fillings...http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83074/problem-with-custard-fillings "I am rather new to pie baking (outside of the occasional pumpkin or cheesecake).  I..."threadFri, 28 Nov 2014 22:18:52 +0000jjudsonFri, 28 Nov 2014 22:18:52 +0000#1185498Which is your go to liquidhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83036/which-is-your-go-to-liquid "When making cake, cookies, anything that calls for water which do you use, milk, cream,..."threadWed, 26 Nov 2014 15:04:08 +0000DaggerWed, 26 Nov 2014 15:04:08 +0000#1184968Why my sponge cake is not moist?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83011/why-my-sponge-cake-is-not-moist "I bake sponge cake a couple of time by learning it from youtube. The taste is there but..."threadTue, 25 Nov 2014 07:06:21 +0000Ivan YapTue, 25 Nov 2014 07:06:21 +0000#1184638Sourdough Starterhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82975/sourdough-starter "First timer here, so be gentle. Just kidding, let me have it. BAM POW   I started a..."threadSun, 23 Nov 2014 02:25:22 +0000MoppusanSun, 23 Nov 2014 02:25:22 +0000#1184082Happy Holidays.......http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82944/happy-holidays "Got the ACD email today and thought I would share. Some really pretty examples for..."threadWed, 19 Nov 2014 22:20:48 +0000flipflopgirlWed, 19 Nov 2014 22:20:48 +0000#1183258Donut Shop in a small European countryhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82922/donut-shop-in-a-small-european-country "Hi everyone, I have been reading this forum for a while and now that I've decided to..."threadMon, 17 Nov 2014 15:42:52 +0000NikkiReaMon, 17 Nov 2014 15:42:52 +0000#1182518Japanese Cotton Cheesecake problemhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82894/japanese-cotton-cheesecake-problem "Hi, I've been having problem with this one recipe (below). My cakes rise so high so..."threadSat, 15 Nov 2014 11:52:07 +0000raccoon1505Sat, 15 Nov 2014 11:52:07 +0000#1181912Christmas cakehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82890/christmas-cake "I'm new to this and am currently making my very first Christmas cake. At the moment I..."threadFri, 14 Nov 2014 23:19:55 +0000BerthaFri, 14 Nov 2014 23:19:55 +0000#1181850Poppy Seed (poppyseed) grinder recommendations?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82889/poppy-seed-poppyseed-grinder-recommendations " I'm looking for a grinder for poppy seeds. I'd prefer a hand grinder but electric..."threadFri, 14 Nov 2014 22:40:34 +0000AlbinoBlacManFri, 14 Nov 2014 22:40:34 +0000#1181845deck oven temperaturehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82886/deck-oven-temperature "I have a recipe for the best macaroons on the planet.  I am a home cook and do not have..."threadFri, 14 Nov 2014 21:11:22 +0000tudoraustinFri, 14 Nov 2014 21:11:22 +0000#1181802Bourbon cupcakeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82883/bourbon-cupcakes "I have a Duncan hines yellow cake mix and figured I would make some texas size..."threadFri, 14 Nov 2014 16:03:42 +0000DaggerFri, 14 Nov 2014 16:03:42 +0000#1181717"My Little blueberry cake": easy homemade recipehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82870/my-little-blueberry-cake-easy-homemade-recipe "Hello everyone Today I got a cheap chocolate bread from supermarket and I had an idea..."threadThu, 13 Nov 2014 12:20:27 +0000WatanThu, 13 Nov 2014 12:20:27 +0000#1181334hot water crust pastry bubbling when cooking and glaze flakinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82853/hot-water-crust-pastry-bubbling-when-cooking-and-glaze-flaking "I am having problems with hot water crust pastry bubbling when cooking and then the..."threadWed, 12 Nov 2014 12:18:22 +0000KathleenmayWed, 12 Nov 2014 12:18:22 +0000#1181041Help with preparing "Jachnun" (yemenite jewish bakery dish)http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82844/help-with-preparing-jachnun-yemenite-jewish-bakery-dish "I need baking help! I'm trying to make "Jachnun" (it's a yemenite jewish bakery dish..."threadTue, 11 Nov 2014 11:41:52 +0000Amir AmranTue, 11 Nov 2014 11:41:52 +0000#1180761What is your first baking?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82822/what-is-your-first-baking "Hello everyone.   I have a question to ask you, when did you love to bake or when do..."threadSun, 09 Nov 2014 14:32:17 +0000WatanSun, 09 Nov 2014 14:32:17 +0000#1180351Cookies of "caratteristico colore giallo e aspetto rustico."http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82820/cookies-of-caratteristico-colore-giallo-e-aspetto-rustico "   For the Italian Foodies out there: I am trying to recreate a bit of nostalgia. In..."threadSun, 09 Nov 2014 06:39:37 +0000theatermanSun, 09 Nov 2014 06:39:37 +0000#1180312Sourcing Ingredients From Bulk Food Storeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82794/sourcing-ingredients-from-bulk-food-stores "I'm going to start baking and freezing cookies and treats for an event in December. ..."threadThu, 06 Nov 2014 15:58:00 +0000aplombThu, 06 Nov 2014 15:58:00 +0000#1179711BAKING FROZEN BREAD!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82788/baking-frozen-bread "OK! So, i work at a major retail store and i happen to work in the Bakery! Lately I..."threadThu, 06 Nov 2014 00:01:33 +0000twizzlers1974Thu, 06 Nov 2014 00:01:33 +0000#1179591chcolate cake :)http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82781/chcolate-cake "Hi, I'm thinking of experimenting with a chocolate oil cake recipe and turning it into..."threadWed, 05 Nov 2014 15:48:38 +0000AmylewWed, 05 Nov 2014 15:48:38 +0000#1179477Fratelli Carli Panettonehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82738/fratelli-carli-panettone "I tried there olive oil and really like it so I see they are now taking orders for..."threadSun, 02 Nov 2014 20:32:20 +0000DaggerSun, 02 Nov 2014 20:32:20 +0000#1178513Apple Rose http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82723/apple-rose "With fall almost at a close , I was having fun with some puff pastry and just wanted to..."threadFri, 31 Oct 2014 21:38:52 +0000petalsandcocoFri, 31 Oct 2014 21:38:52 +0000#1178111Khanom Thai (Thai dessert recipes)http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82708/khanom-thai-thai-dessert-recipes "Hi guys, today, i'd like to share about some khanom Thai or Thai dessert why do i..."threadThu, 30 Oct 2014 14:25:06 +0000WatanThu, 30 Oct 2014 14:25:06 +0000#1177766Bread making questionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82707/bread-making-question "Hello all. I'm having a problem with the final results of of my bread. Although it..."threadThu, 30 Oct 2014 12:45:04 +0000DhammonsThu, 30 Oct 2014 12:45:04 +0000#1177752White Chocolate http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82680/white-chocolate "Growing up my dad taught me to check ingredients inside my ingredients to see how good..."threadTue, 28 Oct 2014 18:42:18 +0000theculinarykidTue, 28 Oct 2014 18:42:18 +0000#1177298Help!!! Sourdough problems!! http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82637/help-sourdough-problems "I am a cook/ pastry chef and have been having major problems with my sourdough bread! I..."threadFri, 24 Oct 2014 06:50:07 +0000srcarpenFri, 24 Oct 2014 06:50:07 +0000#1176059NEED ADVICE: Baker’s Percentage and Pan Sizehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82628/need-advice-baker-s-percentage-and-pan-size "Hello All, I started a similar thread asking the more experienced bakers asking how to..."threadThu, 23 Oct 2014 14:22:59 +0000helpwantedThu, 23 Oct 2014 14:22:59 +0000#1175868Genoise recipe. http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82615/genoise-recipe "     After researching numerous genoise recipes, I notice that there are some..."threadWed, 22 Oct 2014 05:14:48 +0000chefwriterWed, 22 Oct 2014 05:14:48 +0000#1175420Chou Pastryhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82609/chou-pastry "What am I doing wrong? Every time I make it, everything is fine until I take them out..."threadTue, 21 Oct 2014 14:33:10 +0000DucadoTue, 21 Oct 2014 14:33:10 +0000#1175204choclate truffleshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82608/choclate-truffles "Hello,   I want to make choclate truffles ,and I have a 740 gr of condensed milk.Does..."threadTue, 21 Oct 2014 13:39:47 +0000AmaniTue, 21 Oct 2014 13:39:47 +0000#1175180Has a big problem!!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82605/has-a-big-problem "Hi everyone, yesterday I've tried to make my first Blueberry cheese pie but the result..."threadTue, 21 Oct 2014 01:45:49 +0000WatanTue, 21 Oct 2014 01:45:49 +0000#1175073How To Reduce A Cake Recipe?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82603/how-to-reduce-a-cake-recipe "Hello All,    I am looking for ways to effectively reduce/downsize cake recipes from..."threadTue, 21 Oct 2014 01:12:05 +0000helpwantedTue, 21 Oct 2014 01:12:05 +0000#1175065How To Make Caramel's At Home???http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82592/how-to-make-caramels-at-home "How to make one's, like those I had in England!!! A friend of mine had some very fine..."threadMon, 20 Oct 2014 06:07:09 +0000AlexBMon, 20 Oct 2014 06:07:09 +0000#1174627cannoli shell stickinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82589/cannoli-shell-sticking "How can I stop my shells from sticking to my metal cannoli tubes? Paming them helped,..."threadSun, 19 Oct 2014 23:02:02 +0000Ralphn8rSun, 19 Oct 2014 23:02:02 +0000#1174523Lattice Dough for a Piehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82587/lattice-dough-for-a-pie "I just read an article advising to roll out the dough for the lattice to a thickness of..."threadSun, 19 Oct 2014 17:35:54 +0000aplombSun, 19 Oct 2014 17:35:54 +0000#1174379How do make my cake doughnuts more fluffy and light?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82584/how-do-make-my-cake-doughnuts-more-fluffy-and-light "I followed this basic recipe: 2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup white..."threadSun, 19 Oct 2014 16:24:47 +0000hellno187Sun, 19 Oct 2014 16:24:47 +0000#1174357Cupcakeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82581/cupcakes "If I make cupcakes, they never look full and in a great chape. Why is this? Can someone..."threadSun, 19 Oct 2014 12:57:31 +0000laulSun, 19 Oct 2014 12:57:31 +0000#1174299