ChefTalk.com - Pastries & Baking - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Wed, 29 Mar 2017 03:22:57 +0000 Quiche pan prep questionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91910/quiche-pan-prep-question "I watched a video by Melissa Clark, New York Times food columnist, on making a quiche. ..."threadSun, 26 Mar 2017 02:38:44 +0000Norcalbaker59Sun, 26 Mar 2017 02:38:44 +0000#1389297Chocolatehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91883/chocolate "Any tips  on adding hot melted chocolate to a cream mixture? Had trouble with bits of..."threadThu, 23 Mar 2017 13:04:58 +0000sidedivaThu, 23 Mar 2017 13:04:58 +0000#1388874Poolish and Yeasthttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91864/poolish-and-yeast "I make poolish regularly using equal amounts of flour and water along with a scant..."threadMon, 20 Mar 2017 12:33:53 +0000kokopuffsMon, 20 Mar 2017 12:33:53 +0000#1388448Looking for Recipe for Senbei (Japanese rice crackers)http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91835/looking-for-recipe-for-senbei-japanese-rice-crackers "Anyone have a favorite recipe they would like to share?"threadWed, 15 Mar 2017 21:57:36 +0000rpooleyWed, 15 Mar 2017 21:57:36 +0000#1387657Cake Pop troubleshooting part threehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91831/cake-pop-troubleshooting-part-three "Ok so my question is this .... do you dip the stick then insert while balls are still..."threadWed, 15 Mar 2017 17:29:15 +0000jtbosslady101Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:29:15 +0000#1387612Whole wheat pastry flourhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91817/whole-wheat-pastry-flour "Got some WH pastry flour as a gift.   I pretty much understand the guidelines for..."threadTue, 14 Mar 2017 11:13:48 +0000rpooleyTue, 14 Mar 2017 11:13:48 +0000#1387322Any macaron fans? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91812/any-macaron-fans "What has worked better for you the Italian version or the French version... why or why..."threadTue, 14 Mar 2017 00:42:05 +0000jtbosslady101Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:42:05 +0000#1387264Cake Pop troubleshooting part twohttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91804/cake-pop-troubleshooting-part-two "Okkkk so where to begin! Some how I can't get seem to get my cake pop coating thinned..."threadMon, 13 Mar 2017 06:29:13 +0000jtbosslady101Mon, 13 Mar 2017 06:29:13 +0000#1387108Best sweetened condensed milk for key lime pie?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91801/best-sweetened-condensed-milk-for-key-lime-pie "Tried to make KLP for the first time yesterday. The filling is:   Sweetened condensed..."threadSun, 12 Mar 2017 22:57:30 +0000riffwraithSun, 12 Mar 2017 22:57:30 +0000#1387063Need help finding a baking panhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91764/need-help-finding-a-baking-pan "Found a brownie recipe I want to make. The pan called for is  13 x 18 x 1.5. I can only..."threadWed, 08 Mar 2017 02:57:12 +0000riffwraithWed, 08 Mar 2017 02:57:12 +0000#1386274honeyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91760/honey "I like to add some honey to my recipes for corn bread and such but not sure if I'm..."threadTue, 07 Mar 2017 17:07:49 +0000DaggerTue, 07 Mar 2017 17:07:49 +0000#1386195Residual verdigris on copperhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91742/residual-verdigris-on-copper "I found a great deal at an antique mart - this heavyweight copper bowl.  I've been..."threadSun, 05 Mar 2017 21:44:56 +0000rpooleySun, 05 Mar 2017 21:44:56 +0000#1385756Non-stick in oven http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91723/non-stick-in-oven "So, it's a vacation house for the weekend, limited cookware,I want to do some baking at..."threadFri, 03 Mar 2017 16:28:45 +0000rpooleyFri, 03 Mar 2017 16:28:45 +0000#1385412Pie Crusthttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91654/pie-crust "Hi.  I am on the hunt for improved pie crusts (i.e., nothing can possibly go wrong).  I..."threadFri, 24 Feb 2017 03:28:47 +0000WyandotteFri, 24 Feb 2017 03:28:47 +0000#1383762Help! Champagne frosting http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91621/help-champagne-frosting "So I'm having a hard time with champagne frosting... I used a vanilla buttercream base..."threadSun, 19 Feb 2017 20:59:12 +0000Alexa PircioSun, 19 Feb 2017 20:59:12 +0000#1382902Need help with Puff Pastry Cream Horn shell.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91554/need-help-with-puff-pastry-cream-horn-shell "I am using the following recipe to make some cone shaped Cream Horns but have some..."threadSun, 12 Feb 2017 17:36:01 +0000AZFIREBALL56Sun, 12 Feb 2017 17:36:01 +0000#1381626Slightly sour fruit tart?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91458/slightly-sour-fruit-tart "  I've been trying to recreate a fruit tart I had a little while ago when I was off on..."threadMon, 30 Jan 2017 07:30:23 +0000ToffeeMon, 30 Jan 2017 07:30:23 +0000#1379051Happy Pie Day!!!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91419/happy-pie-day " Today is Pie Day. Not Pi Day. Since I have a lot of time at home I decided to keep..."threadMon, 23 Jan 2017 19:23:03 +0000PeachcreekMon, 23 Jan 2017 19:23:03 +0000#1377884Tart shell that doesn't swell and lift from the cornerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91395/tart-shell-that-doesnt-swell-and-lift-from-the-corner "Take a very close look at the 2016 Matfer Catalog, page 43 upper right hand corner, to..."threadThu, 19 Jan 2017 00:18:34 +0000kokopuffsThu, 19 Jan 2017 00:18:34 +0000#1376972pretzel crust?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91348/pretzel-crust "We have some pretzels left over from our New Years party, but they've gotten kind of..."threadThu, 12 Jan 2017 01:00:12 +0000stannesguestThu, 12 Jan 2017 01:00:12 +0000#1375836What is the best filling for eclairs pastry cream or pastry cream with whipped cream?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91318/what-is-the-best-filling-for-eclairs-pastry-cream-or-pastry-cream-with-whipped-cream "In your opinion what is the best filling for the choux or eclairs? Pastry cream or..."threadSun, 08 Jan 2017 18:43:10 +0000OliviaSSun, 08 Jan 2017 18:43:10 +0000#1375107Eclairs side crackshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91317/eclairs-side-cracks "Hi, I am not a professional chef, but I am crazy about everything french in terms of..."threadSun, 08 Jan 2017 18:09:28 +0000OliviaSSun, 08 Jan 2017 18:09:28 +0000#1375101chocolate marshmallowshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91316/chocolate-marshmallows "Sorry if this is a repeat but I couldn't find a thread on the subject.   I was making..."threadSun, 08 Jan 2017 17:02:53 +0000rpooleySun, 08 Jan 2017 17:02:53 +0000#1375056Looking for metal financier panshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91235/looking-for-metal-financier-pans "I can only find either silicon or nonstick ... although I did find one source that sold..."threadWed, 28 Dec 2016 14:44:07 +0000Highlander01Wed, 28 Dec 2016 14:44:07 +0000#1373051Shortbread cookies: brown sugar vs powdered sugarhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91184/shortbread-cookies-brown-sugar-vs-powdered-sugar "I found a shortbread cookie recipe that calls for brown sugar instead of powdered or..."threadTue, 20 Dec 2016 14:40:37 +0000caejamTue, 20 Dec 2016 14:40:37 +0000#1371837Freezing macaronshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91145/freezing-macarons "Does macarons taste alright once thawed?   I ordered macarons online and I'm sure with..."threadThu, 15 Dec 2016 21:52:36 +0000MaripThu, 15 Dec 2016 21:52:36 +0000#1371140Invert sugar syrup and its uses.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91127/invert-sugar-syrup-and-its-uses "Hi there.  I am getting ready to make a large batch of soft caramels.  A lot of people..."threadMon, 12 Dec 2016 01:06:17 +0000tralfazMon, 12 Dec 2016 01:06:17 +0000#1370507Cookie Season!!!!!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91113/cookie-season " Is anybody in cookie making mode? All done with? Just beginning? Yesterday I needed..."threadSat, 10 Dec 2016 20:15:14 +0000PeachcreekSat, 10 Dec 2016 20:15:14 +0000#1370250Malt substitute http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91109/malt-substitute "I have a recipe for some kaiser rolls that calls for malt.  Can I substitute a little..."threadFri, 09 Dec 2016 14:50:08 +0000JimyraFri, 09 Dec 2016 14:50:08 +0000#1369999Cake Shape changes stability?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91081/cake-shape-changes-stability "Any comments on how cake Shape affects structural stability?   For a group that had..."threadTue, 06 Dec 2016 05:09:14 +0000theatermanTue, 06 Dec 2016 05:09:14 +0000#1369317Gelatin question?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91016/gelatin-question "This may be a duh question. But Ive been toying with recipes that require gelatin. One..."threadMon, 28 Nov 2016 01:14:48 +0000ToffeeMon, 28 Nov 2016 01:14:48 +0000#1367888Refrigerating macaronshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90996/refrigerating-macarons "Why does macarons need refrigeration?  The macarons are baked.  Is it because of the..."threadFri, 25 Nov 2016 04:08:15 +0000MaripFri, 25 Nov 2016 04:08:15 +0000#1367318mixing thick cookie doughhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90995/mixing-thick-cookie-dough "When mixing thick cookie dough using the paddle my stand mixer has a hard time doing..."threadFri, 25 Nov 2016 03:57:30 +0000MaripFri, 25 Nov 2016 03:57:30 +0000#1367317