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, 24 Feb 2017 03:30:06 +0000Pie 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#1367317Evaporated milk http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90909/evaporated-milk "My father like this in his coffee but can it be used instead of milk"threadTue, 15 Nov 2016 13:27:47 +0000DaggerTue, 15 Nov 2016 13:27:47 +0000#1365436Sour Cream in Pie Doughhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90891/sour-cream-in-pie-dough "So I was baking some butter tart(lettes) the other day for Christmas.  I have a..."threadSun, 13 Nov 2016 17:40:12 +0000chefbrianSun, 13 Nov 2016 17:40:12 +0000#1364795Competition entryhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90890/competition-entry "Hey guys just thought I'd post this here to ask what you all think and if you have any..."threadSun, 13 Nov 2016 12:39:45 +0000sephSun, 13 Nov 2016 12:39:45 +0000#1364713Gipfeli Variationshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90883/gipfeli-variations "I'm hoping for some baking wisdom here.  I've been testing croissant variations for..."threadSat, 12 Nov 2016 19:49:42 +0000wedwardSat, 12 Nov 2016 19:49:42 +0000#1364593Banana as a leavening agent?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90815/banana-as-a-leavening-agent "Mrs. Hank is making a bar cookie recipe (below) and a variation is to add banana and..."threadSat, 05 Nov 2016 18:27:06 +0000HankSat, 05 Nov 2016 18:27:06 +0000#1363315Advice on pastry ovens for a small cafehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90780/advice-on-pastry-ovens-for-a-small-cafe "Hello everyone,   I am in the process of opening a small cafe that will include a..."threadTue, 01 Nov 2016 13:51:42 +0000RominaBTue, 01 Nov 2016 13:51:42 +0000#1362569Substituting Eggs in Cake Recipehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90777/substituting-eggs-in-cake-recipe "Hello Everyone,   I am interested in substituting the eggs in my cake recipes and..."threadMon, 31 Oct 2016 21:00:26 +0000helpwantedMon, 31 Oct 2016 21:00:26 +0000#1362460Need help managing my baking schedule for a big eventhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90723/need-help-managing-my-baking-schedule-for-a-big-event "I really am hoping for some help managing a 2,000 piece dessert bar baking schedule. I..."threadMon, 24 Oct 2016 09:39:09 +0000Granola GirlMon, 24 Oct 2016 09:39:09 +0000#1361266My birthday is this week!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90722/my-birthday-is-this-week "Hey guys! I have to admit- I'm a bit of a baking novice! However, I am ready to branch..."threadMon, 24 Oct 2016 05:46:37 +0000ams21Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:46:37 +0000#1361250rehydrate vanilla beans http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90704/rehydrate-vanilla-beans "Can this be done"threadFri, 21 Oct 2016 19:28:47 +0000DaggerFri, 21 Oct 2016 19:28:47 +0000#1360772Troubleshooting with Italian Meringue Buttercreamhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/90687/troubleshooting-with-italian-meringue-buttercream "Hello, I ran into the problem multiple times while making IMBC (Italian meringue..."threadTue, 18 Oct 2016 21:56:13 +0000June YuanTue, 18 Oct 2016 21:56:13 +0000#1360329What type of cake is this?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90678/what-type-of-cake-is-this "I've been browsing through my I staffant feed and this peculiar style of cake has..."threadMon, 17 Oct 2016 22:50:50 +0000June YuanMon, 17 Oct 2016 22:50:50 +0000#1360140Halloween decorations?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/90658/halloween-decorations "I want to get a bunch of graveyard-theme sugar decorations so my daughter and her..."threadSat, 15 Oct 2016 05:06:08 +0000ChrisLehrerSat, 15 Oct 2016 05:06:08 +0000#1359707