ChefTalk.com - Pastries & Baking - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Mon, 25 May 2015 11:28:53 +0000Major problem with my lean doughhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85995/major-problem-with-my-lean-dough "I have been trying (failing) to make a decent French bread. I have followed formulas in..."threadSat, 23 May 2015 21:26:55 +0000ricwhitingSat, 23 May 2015 21:26:55 +0000#1236275chocolate fudge cakehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85954/chocolate-fudge-cake "hi, i need to make a chocolate fudge cake. a very moist one. because there will be no..."threadTue, 19 May 2015 05:24:41 +0000lalmajidTue, 19 May 2015 05:24:41 +0000#1235216Baking a cake with Bailey'shttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85904/baking-a-cake-with-baileys "I would like to make a Baily's Irish Cream cake but not sure if I should buy the..."threadSat, 16 May 2015 03:15:00 +0000MaripSat, 16 May 2015 03:15:00 +0000#1234635Today's Russian Potato Breadhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85877/todays-russian-potato-bread "Today's russian potato bread, this time with the skins left on the boiled potatos and..."threadWed, 13 May 2015 16:46:34 +0000kokopuffsWed, 13 May 2015 16:46:34 +0000#1234038Tempering chocolate in the summerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85815/tempering-chocolate-in-the-summer "Hello all!   Since summer is coming up and the temperature in my apartment is getting..."threadFri, 08 May 2015 12:01:57 +0000IvykaFri, 08 May 2015 12:01:57 +0000#1232691Is there a calculator for cutting pieces ?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/85759/is-there-a-calculator-for-cutting-pieces "I'm not sure what it would be called.. basically I'd love a calculator that gave me a..."threadMon, 04 May 2015 07:52:48 +0000vertygoMon, 04 May 2015 07:52:48 +0000#1231609how do they do it?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/85700/how-do-they-do-it "when ever I made a cake it always puffs up in the middle but the bakery cakes are..."threadTue, 28 Apr 2015 18:59:14 +0000DaggerTue, 28 Apr 2015 18:59:14 +0000#1230399Pizza doughhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85683/pizza-dough "Hi, this is my first time so I hope I'm in the right spot! I have a little cafÉ and..."threadMon, 27 Apr 2015 22:13:08 +0000doughrollersMon, 27 Apr 2015 22:13:08 +0000#1230065Deserts, Iike fruit I like cheese, I like coffee and I like liquorhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85660/deserts-iike-fruit-i-like-cheese-i-like-coffee-and-i-like-liquor "I have nothing against pastry chefs, but the way I grew up, pastries were for morning..."threadSun, 26 Apr 2015 16:10:26 +0000Bob HynemanSun, 26 Apr 2015 16:10:26 +0000#1229526baking sheets and pans conundrumhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85646/baking-sheets-and-pans-conundrum "Yo. I am currently upgrading from a small oven to a single deck convection oven and..."threadSat, 25 Apr 2015 13:49:34 +0000hartlepool1Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:49:34 +0000#1229117Oven Pre-Heat Helphttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/85607/oven-pre-heat-help "Hello,   My oven typically takes 10 minutes to preheat.   After preheating, I pop..."threadWed, 22 Apr 2015 16:00:26 +0000qjtrinhWed, 22 Apr 2015 16:00:26 +0000#1228488Flat 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#1212334