ChefTalk.com - Pastries & Baking - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:41:31 +0000Flat Biscotti http://www.cheftalk.com/t/85525/flat-biscotti "        I followed ATM's (America's Test Kitchen) recipe for Almond Biscotti,  and..."threadWed, 15 Apr 2015 00:10:07 +0000kaneohegirlinazWed, 15 Apr 2015 00:10:07 +0000#1226391Chocolate ganache crackinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85478/chocolate-ganache-cracking "Hello all!   I made a sour cherry curd tart with a dark chocolate ganache on top (50%..."threadThu, 09 Apr 2015 11:01:09 +0000IvykaThu, 09 Apr 2015 11:01:09 +0000#1225205Help with using yeasthttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85416/help-with-using-yeast "When using active dry yeast from a packet:   1. when you add it to the water the..."threadFri, 03 Apr 2015 15:48:32 +0000sidedivaFri, 03 Apr 2015 15:48:32 +0000#1223734How could I create sparkles inside a cake?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/85355/how-could-i-create-sparkles-inside-a-cake "Hi,   I'm looking for a way to create fairly bright sparkles inside a cake,..."threadSun, 29 Mar 2015 13:46:06 +0000imbnySun, 29 Mar 2015 13:46:06 +0000#1222443Can cake flour be used to make cookieshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85322/can-cake-flour-be-used-to-make-cookies "I'm out of all purpose flour.  Could I use cake flour instead to make chocolate chip..."threadThu, 26 Mar 2015 22:43:13 +0000MaripThu, 26 Mar 2015 22:43:13 +0000#1221788Getting a great bread crusthttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85320/getting-a-great-bread-crust "As in much of life, patience is a virtue when tempted to open that oven door just to..."threadThu, 26 Mar 2015 20:49:51 +0000108breadsThu, 26 Mar 2015 20:49:51 +0000#1221770high quality hparchment paper sheet for macaronhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85265/high-quality-hparchment-paper-sheet-for-macaron "hi everyone!!   i was wondering if anyone here can recommend a brand of parchment..."threadMon, 23 Mar 2015 01:49:34 +0000macaronMon, 23 Mar 2015 01:49:34 +0000#1220781How much salt to use for unsalted butter? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/85240/how-much-salt-to-use-for-unsalted-butter "I recently got a great fudge brownie recipe. It calls for unsalted butter and also no..."threadFri, 20 Mar 2015 17:53:40 +0000icekitten97Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:53:40 +0000#1220101can all purpose flour be usedhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85212/can-all-purpose-flour-be-used "Instead of using bread flour to make breads can all purpose flour be used instead? "threadWed, 18 Mar 2015 16:37:14 +0000MaripWed, 18 Mar 2015 16:37:14 +0000#1219579Help! confused about floral wire in cakes! http://www.cheftalk.com/t/85145/help-confused-about-floral-wire-in-cakes "So I'm making a wedding cake with sugar paste flowers cascading down a 3 tier cake,..."threadFri, 13 Mar 2015 08:28:19 +0000AmylewFri, 13 Mar 2015 08:28:19 +0000#1217962Crepe batter spreaderhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85068/crepe-batter-spreader "I usually tilt the pan to coat with the batter when making crepes. But now I see Crepe..."threadSat, 07 Mar 2015 17:28:44 +0000SylviaMSat, 07 Mar 2015 17:28:44 +0000#1216324Butter for margarine- help!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/85060/butter-for-margarine-help "In this old thread started in..."threadFri, 06 Mar 2015 20:47:43 +0000MezzalunaFri, 06 Mar 2015 20:47:43 +0000#1216158Olive oil instead of butterhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85042/olive-oil-instead-of-butter "I read this switch can be done in cakes but what about cookies? 2 sticks of butter..."threadThu, 05 Mar 2015 15:02:55 +0000DaggerThu, 05 Mar 2015 15:02:55 +0000#1215671Pereuvian Babahttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85013/pereuvian-baba "Does anyone know what Peruvian Baba is.  I've been checking out some baking cookbooks..."threadWed, 04 Mar 2015 02:56:19 +0000MaripWed, 04 Mar 2015 02:56:19 +0000#1215271Pie shell : Home ec trick http://www.cheftalk.com/t/84964/pie-shell-home-ec-trick "In the past I would give Home-ec course in my community centre which included simple..."threadSat, 28 Feb 2015 14:23:57 +0000Luc_HSat, 28 Feb 2015 14:23:57 +0000#1213934Chocolate This, Chocolate That, My Brain Feels Seizedhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84927/chocolate-this-chocolate-that-my-brain-feels-seized "So I work for this cupcake shop and now they are interested in me doing chocolates..."threadThu, 26 Feb 2015 02:59:07 +0000CrystalWernickeThu, 26 Feb 2015 02:59:07 +0000#1213282Not home made cookieshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84878/not-home-made-cookies "Bjs had Hershey chocolate & Ress cookie dough squares. Bought the pack and I noticed..."threadSun, 22 Feb 2015 20:55:46 +0000DaggerSun, 22 Feb 2015 20:55:46 +0000#1212334asking about bakinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84855/asking-about-baking "hi   Is it true that if the bread just come out of the oven the crust is hard and..."threadSat, 21 Feb 2015 00:07:48 +0000deniagpamSat, 21 Feb 2015 00:07:48 +0000#1211690Do you know a good cake frosting that isn't sickeningly sweet?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/84806/do-you-know-a-good-cake-frosting-that-isnt-sickeningly-sweet "Cake frosting recipes tend to be over 50% sugar. I find it sickeningly sweet,..."threadTue, 17 Feb 2015 10:46:17 +0000tiemuTue, 17 Feb 2015 10:46:17 +0000#1210627I have a question about baking Madeleineshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84796/i-have-a-question-about-baking-madeleines "I haven't been able to figure out what causes it but basically whenever I make these..."threadMon, 16 Feb 2015 19:30:01 +0000Highlander01Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:30:01 +0000#1210465Freezing cupcakeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84667/freezing-cupcakes "Can you freeze unfrosted cupcakes? "threadMon, 09 Feb 2015 16:02:21 +0000MaripMon, 09 Feb 2015 16:02:21 +0000#1208712Rich's Bettercreme icinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84649/richs-bettercreme-icing "Does anyone know how long you can freeze a carton of Rich's bettercreme icing?   "threadSun, 08 Feb 2015 04:08:34 +0000MaripSun, 08 Feb 2015 04:08:34 +0000#1208303Hard candy technology problemhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84592/hard-candy-technology-problem "I'm been making hard candy castings for some time, and concentrate on high detail..."threadWed, 04 Feb 2015 05:33:28 +0000westrockWed, 04 Feb 2015 05:33:28 +0000#1207202Raspberry fillinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84585/raspberry-filling "I have a small amount of raspberry filling leftover.  Does anyone have any ideas how to..."threadTue, 03 Feb 2015 18:53:14 +0000MaripTue, 03 Feb 2015 18:53:14 +0000#1207093Achieving really WHITE chocolate. http://www.cheftalk.com/t/84569/achieving-really-white-chocolate "This might sound like a stupid question and if no one replies , I'll totally..."threadMon, 02 Feb 2015 21:11:38 +0000petalsandcocoMon, 02 Feb 2015 21:11:38 +0000#1206809pecan pie w/o corn syruphttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84546/pecan-pie-w-o-corn-syrup "I love pecan pie, and despise corn syrup.  i try to avoid it as much as possible, but i..."threadSun, 01 Feb 2015 00:57:20 +0000freshfishdailySun, 01 Feb 2015 00:57:20 +0000#1206128Having a terrible time trying to Temper Chocolatehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84544/having-a-terrible-time-trying-to-temper-chocolate " Hi everyone,   We have been tempering chocolate using a microwave for a couple of..."threadSat, 31 Jan 2015 19:50:00 +0000NorfolkPeteSat, 31 Jan 2015 19:50:00 +0000#1206068Citron Almond cookieshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84502/citron-almond-cookies "Hey wise cooks out there,      I need help finding a recipe, or to be more specific,..."threadThu, 29 Jan 2015 00:56:33 +0000tommymickThu, 29 Jan 2015 00:56:33 +0000#1205044Does anyone have this recipe?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/84485/does-anyone-have-this-recipe "About 7 or 8 years ago I was in the Cooking Club of America and loved the magazines and..."threadWed, 28 Jan 2015 01:04:06 +0000MoonieWed, 28 Jan 2015 01:04:06 +0000#1204672tortilla recipehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84439/tortilla-recipe " Hi, I need a tortilla recipe, so the tortilla is soft and preservable in shelf. Can..."threadMon, 26 Jan 2015 06:29:30 +0000abhasibMon, 26 Jan 2015 06:29:30 +0000#1204044sheeter speed for laminationhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84438/sheeter-speed-for-lamination "Hi, We have a rondo SS063 reversible sheeter. It has two speed option. Options- 1)..."threadMon, 26 Jan 2015 06:28:37 +0000abhasibMon, 26 Jan 2015 06:28:37 +0000#1204043