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, 06 May 2016 09:09:33 +0000KA Pancake Recipehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89376/ka-pancake-recipe "The  pancake recipe in The Baker's Companion by KA calls for the addition of 1/4 Cup of..."threadMon, 02 May 2016 21:49:38 +0000kokopuffsMon, 02 May 2016 21:49:38 +0000#1327382flour substitution?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89345/flour-substitution "I am currently using a no-knead bread recipe that uses a high hydration (78 %) and uses..."threadThu, 28 Apr 2016 07:55:45 +0000butzyThu, 28 Apr 2016 07:55:45 +0000#1326663Chocolate Pound Cake (question just for fun)http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89261/chocolate-pound-cake-question-just-for-fun "So I was thinking about pound cake, and I had a thought: if you were to make a..."threadMon, 18 Apr 2016 16:41:20 +0000takuMon, 18 Apr 2016 16:41:20 +0000#1324068Hobart N50 kneading times and speed settinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89259/hobart-n50-kneading-times-and-speed-setting "Here are the parameters:   1.5kg dough at 67% hydration.  It consists of 50% KA AP..."threadMon, 18 Apr 2016 14:38:39 +0000kokopuffsMon, 18 Apr 2016 14:38:39 +0000#1324030Should choc covered strawberries in tempered chocolate cool at room temp or fridge?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89247/should-choc-covered-strawberries-in-tempered-chocolate-cool-at-room-temp-or-fridge "Thanks "threadSun, 17 Apr 2016 18:49:05 +0000rpooleySun, 17 Apr 2016 18:49:05 +0000#1323845Shelf life of refrigerated fresh yeasthttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89220/shelf-life-of-refrigerated-fresh-yeast "The fresh yeast that I purchased from Fabko.com, a Polish store located here in the..."threadWed, 13 Apr 2016 22:42:24 +0000kokopuffsWed, 13 Apr 2016 22:42:24 +0000#1322987Old world cooking or using technology what do you prefer?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89213/old-world-cooking-or-using-technology-what-do-you-prefer "I may have asked this years ago, but I still wonder about what other people do.   Is..."threadTue, 12 Apr 2016 18:50:15 +0000WyandotteTue, 12 Apr 2016 18:50:15 +0000#1322658Cardamomhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89211/cardamom "Hi.  I bought a jar of (organically grown) cardamom pods and would like to have the..."threadTue, 12 Apr 2016 15:58:48 +0000WyandotteTue, 12 Apr 2016 15:58:48 +0000#1322613Cake Domehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89182/cake-dome "You know when baking a cake it always gets that dome middle which drives me nuts. There..."threadSat, 09 Apr 2016 15:27:11 +0000DaggerSat, 09 Apr 2016 15:27:11 +0000#1321957Genoise trimmingshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89181/genoise-trimmings "So I know it's the party line to trim the crust before finishing these cakes, but..."threadSat, 09 Apr 2016 14:47:21 +0000rpooleySat, 09 Apr 2016 14:47:21 +0000#1321954Question about vanilla seedshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89172/question-about-vanilla-seeds "When making and "preheating" the custard mixture for creme brulee should the seeds be..."threadFri, 08 Apr 2016 13:08:33 +0000kokopuffsFri, 08 Apr 2016 13:08:33 +0000#1321682Hi Ratio shortening ?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89154/hi-ratio-shortening "Hello all,  I use sweetex in my  frosting , but came accross this brand today at a..."threadTue, 05 Apr 2016 23:57:59 +0000cakesbyskTue, 05 Apr 2016 23:57:59 +0000#1320841One a penny, two a penny...http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89042/one-a-penny-two-a-penny "My Good Friday culinary tradition. Tomorrow: Tsoureki."threadFri, 25 Mar 2016 21:21:59 +0000BrianShawFri, 25 Mar 2016 21:21:59 +0000#1318046Rescuing broken buttercream with a hairdryerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89026/rescuing-broken-buttercream-with-a-hairdryer "In case you are interested, this odd tip works.  I was making a buttercream and it..."threadThu, 24 Mar 2016 00:24:06 +0000rpooleyThu, 24 Mar 2016 00:24:06 +0000#1317458Another question on creme bruleehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89001/another-question-on-creme-brulee "In making the brulee, the "caramel" surface of the creme, I've used a small torch which..."threadMon, 21 Mar 2016 00:52:39 +0000kokopuffsMon, 21 Mar 2016 00:52:39 +0000#1317001looking for a bakery that shipshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/88999/looking-for-a-bakery-that-ships "can anyone recommend a bakery that will ship chocalate chip cookies in the US? I have a..."threadSun, 20 Mar 2016 16:31:51 +0000bobthemanSun, 20 Mar 2016 16:31:51 +0000#1316887Why does sourdough crisp when it's toasted?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88992/why-does-sourdough-crisp-when-its-toasted "I've just made some pizza dough to rise overnight for tomorrow's pizza night and was..."threadSun, 20 Mar 2016 04:20:24 +0000tralfazSun, 20 Mar 2016 04:20:24 +0000#1316770Stablized whipped creamhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/88988/stablized-whipped-cream "How long will stabilized whip cream keep? "threadSat, 19 Mar 2016 16:30:35 +0000sidedivaSat, 19 Mar 2016 16:30:35 +0000#1316551Help with carrot cake.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88985/help-with-carrot-cake "Help!! OK so I was impatient and put my cream cheese icing on a warm carrot cake and..."threadSat, 19 Mar 2016 00:37:39 +0000hellno187Sat, 19 Mar 2016 00:37:39 +0000#1316401Defrost tartlet shells or no?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88982/defrost-tartlet-shells-or-no "I had some leftover pie dough, standard butter ratio of 1 stick to 1-1/4 c flour, and..."threadFri, 18 Mar 2016 21:26:32 +0000rpooleyFri, 18 Mar 2016 21:26:32 +0000#1316333Gettin' me a Hobart N 50. PROUD.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88954/gettin-me-a-hobart-n-50-proud "MMMMMMMMMMmmmmmmmmmmmmmm."threadWed, 16 Mar 2016 18:42:46 +0000kokopuffsWed, 16 Mar 2016 18:42:46 +0000#1315806Substituting Lard For Butter Quiche Dough Failedhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/88949/substituting-lard-for-butter-quiche-dough-failed "I failed at making this quiche dough where, for the first time, mangalitsa lard was..."threadWed, 16 Mar 2016 01:16:58 +0000kokopuffsWed, 16 Mar 2016 01:16:58 +0000#1315602Your opinion required on Electric oven Giorik MPE 4 or MPE 5 (digital control panel)http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88947/your-opinion-required-on-electric-oven-giorik-mpe-4-or-mpe-5-digital-control-panel "Hi guys, New in the forum. Looking for your experience and opinion on Italian..."threadTue, 15 Mar 2016 11:27:01 +0000Lena52Tue, 15 Mar 2016 11:27:01 +0000#1315427Suspected oven heating problemshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/88935/suspected-oven-heating-problems "Hi,   Nothing comes out good with my oven :(    At first i thought its me, not..."threadSun, 13 Mar 2016 19:48:44 +0000shanibhSun, 13 Mar 2016 19:48:44 +0000#1315126Chocolate cheese cake help.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88915/chocolate-cheese-cake-help "So Im making a cheesecake for someone and they love chocolate. my goal was to try and..."threadThu, 10 Mar 2016 17:21:50 +0000takuThu, 10 Mar 2016 17:21:50 +0000#1314458How To Fix Soft Runny Cream For Tiramisu http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88913/how-to-fix-soft-runny-cream-for-tiramisu "Hi everyone! I'm thinking of making a tiramisu - my grandma's favourite dessert for her..."threadThu, 10 Mar 2016 00:40:02 +0000sarahconstwThu, 10 Mar 2016 00:40:02 +0000#1314370Balancing a Yellow Cake Recipehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/88896/balancing-a-yellow-cake-recipe "Hi All -   Looking for some advice to balance this basic yellow cake recipe. Any..."threadTue, 08 Mar 2016 02:32:21 +0000Nigel1985Tue, 08 Mar 2016 02:32:21 +0000#1313795Rugelach cookies http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88868/rugelach-cookies "I've previously made a batch of rugelach cookies using this recipe    227g cream..."threadSat, 05 Mar 2016 00:29:13 +0000sarahconstwSat, 05 Mar 2016 00:29:13 +0000#1312784Egg whites: I need quick advicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/88847/egg-whites-i-need-quick-advice "Today I am making Ruhlman's recipe for creme brulee using eight egg yolks.  What..."threadThu, 03 Mar 2016 15:14:34 +0000kokopuffsThu, 03 Mar 2016 15:14:34 +0000#1312403Creme brulee questionshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/88839/creme-brulee-questions "From Michael Ruhlman's RATIO concerning creme brulee which I will make..."threadWed, 02 Mar 2016 17:14:32 +0000kokopuffsWed, 02 Mar 2016 17:14:32 +0000#1312165dough hook or paddle?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88835/dough-hook-or-paddle "Hi,  which would work better for making a large batch of bran muffin mix in hobart..."threadWed, 02 Mar 2016 04:59:14 +0000janeWed, 02 Mar 2016 04:59:14 +0000#1312021Buttercream or fondant ? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88833/buttercream-or-fondant "I recently made a cake for a family member who wanted the cake covered in buttercream..."threadWed, 02 Mar 2016 00:43:30 +0000petalsandcocoWed, 02 Mar 2016 00:43:30 +0000#1311993Sticky & wet bread dough http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88796/sticky-wet-bread-dough "Hi, may I know why my bread dough is always so sticky? Unlike what is shown in the..."threadSat, 27 Feb 2016 07:06:36 +0000sarahconstwSat, 27 Feb 2016 07:06:36 +0000#1311034First time making pastry dough in maybe 35yrs. http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88725/first-time-making-pastry-dough-in-maybe-35yrs "I've had a jones for steak and kidney pie lately (boneless sirloin @ $2.99/lb...."threadSat, 20 Feb 2016 00:34:53 +0000Mike9Sat, 20 Feb 2016 00:34:53 +0000#1309093Oven Advice For Cookie Businesshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/88611/oven-advice-for-cookie-business "Hi everyone! I started a small cookie business last year in Buffalo, NY. I want to do a..."threadTue, 09 Feb 2016 11:11:20 +0000Seaglass66Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:11:20 +0000#1306040Best Banana Bread Recipe?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88608/best-banana-bread-recipe "Like the title says... Can somebody recommend their favourite recipe?? Thank you :) "threadTue, 09 Feb 2016 05:21:32 +0000cheffyjTue, 09 Feb 2016 05:21:32 +0000#1305994angel food cake http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88558/angel-food-cake "Hi everyone! I recently made an angel food cake using this..."threadThu, 04 Feb 2016 23:45:02 +0000sarahconstwThu, 04 Feb 2016 23:45:02 +0000#1304674I don't bake much, but this looks amazing - enjoyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/88547/i-dont-bake-much-but-this-looks-amazing-enjoy "I subscribe to chefsteps.com and got this link today and thought I'd share it.  It..."threadThu, 04 Feb 2016 01:35:25 +0000Mike9Thu, 04 Feb 2016 01:35:25 +0000#1304414Brioche Bread- Need help !!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88535/brioche-bread-need-help "I have been thinking of making bread at home for a long time but I was so scared that..."threadWed, 03 Feb 2016 04:52:17 +0000Jules1Wed, 03 Feb 2016 04:52:17 +0000#1304078A vanilla bean sourcehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/88472/a-vanilla-bean-source "Within the past year or two there was a discussion on a source for vanilla beans and I..."threadFri, 29 Jan 2016 02:04:20 +0000kokopuffsFri, 29 Jan 2016 02:04:20 +0000#1302457Does adding ice water to a hot pan warp it over time?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88440/does-adding-ice-water-to-a-hot-pan-warp-it-over-time "As most people do not have steam-injected ovens at home, there is the common practice..."threadTue, 26 Jan 2016 18:54:49 +0000rpooleyTue, 26 Jan 2016 18:54:49 +0000#1301662my cookies spread in the ovenhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/88425/my-cookies-spread-in-the-oven "   I followed the instruction below(it's Martha's) and the cookies spread in the oven..."threadSun, 24 Jan 2016 05:46:09 +0000clementineSun, 24 Jan 2016 05:46:09 +0000#13011553D birthday cake: which type of batter do you recommend?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88423/3d-birthday-cake-which-type-of-batter-do-you-recommend "I'm making 3D cake in the shape of a car.   I have different recipes for the sponge..."threadSun, 24 Jan 2016 02:36:32 +0000tiemuSun, 24 Jan 2016 02:36:32 +0000#1301114Apricot glaze for tarts, I nailed it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88399/apricot-glaze-for-tarts-i-nailed-it "A new jar of Smuckers Apricot Preserves was gently heated in my Mauviel Windsor 1 qt..."threadThu, 21 Jan 2016 17:46:35 +0000kokopuffsThu, 21 Jan 2016 17:46:35 +0000#1300586Substitution of lard for butter....http://www.cheftalk.com/t/88393/substitution-of-lard-for-butter "...when it comes to making a pate brisee.  Is lard substituted on a 1:1 ratio for..."threadWed, 20 Jan 2016 16:14:59 +0000kokopuffsWed, 20 Jan 2016 16:14:59 +0000#1300374