ChefTalk.com - Pastries & Baking - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Thu, 26 Feb 2015 22:41:22 +0000Chocolate 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#1204043Marble board - anything I should know?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/84412/marble-board-anything-i-should-know "I've been given a slab of polished marble (60 x60 cm, 1 cm thick) for tempering..."threadSat, 24 Jan 2015 11:56:03 +0000MmeCynSat, 24 Jan 2015 11:56:03 +0000#1203523Cake/ pastry maker course in Mumbaihttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84404/cake-pastry-maker-course-in-mumbai "Suggest me some good institute which provide cake n pastry maker course in Mumbai. I..."threadFri, 23 Jan 2015 15:02:03 +0000AasmiFri, 23 Jan 2015 15:02:03 +0000#1203310 Career in Pastry maker in Indiahttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84403/career-in-pastry-maker-in-india "Can anyone suggest how much scope for career as a pastry maker in India "threadFri, 23 Jan 2015 14:55:12 +0000AasmiFri, 23 Jan 2015 14:55:12 +0000#1203304Rescue the dough?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/84383/rescue-the-dough "I am new to breads. Got A's on all bread projects in culinary school, but never baked..."threadFri, 23 Jan 2015 06:40:41 +0000RedBeerd CantuFri, 23 Jan 2015 06:40:41 +0000#1203212Chocolate tempering - help!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/84359/chocolate-tempering-help "Hi all   I'm currently studying patisserie at a school in France. It's a very..."threadWed, 21 Jan 2015 13:42:45 +0000BakingBeeWed, 21 Jan 2015 13:42:45 +0000#1202675Dry goods storagehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84324/dry-goods-storage "Hi all, I'm renting space at a bakery to cater from and I wanted to buy some containers..."threadSun, 18 Jan 2015 01:25:39 +0000clettsSun, 18 Jan 2015 01:25:39 +0000#1201641Possibly the Scariest 6 Words in Cookinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84316/possibly-the-scariest-6-words-in-cooking ""Line rimmed baking sheet with parchment"...LOL   News flash:  parchment is not a..."threadSat, 17 Jan 2015 14:51:00 +0000aplombSat, 17 Jan 2015 14:51:00 +0000#1201453How can one fix a bitter taste of a mandarin cake?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/84269/how-can-one-fix-a-bitter-taste-of-a-mandarin-cake "Hiii everybody, I am new here and need your help. Yesterday I baked a mandarin cake for..."threadWed, 14 Jan 2015 08:33:32 +0000BaskootahWed, 14 Jan 2015 08:33:32 +0000#1200341Rice puddinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84262/rice-pudding "My recipe is 2 cups cooked rice, 2 eggs, 1 can evaporated milk, 1 cup milk, 1.5 cups..."threadTue, 13 Jan 2015 20:20:01 +0000DaggerTue, 13 Jan 2015 20:20:01 +0000#1200189any dessert ideas when using liquoricehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84204/any-dessert-ideas-when-using-liquorice "I want to make a different dessert using liquorice in, You dont see it very often and..."threadFri, 09 Jan 2015 15:30:37 +0000midgemikeyFri, 09 Jan 2015 15:30:37 +0000#1198713Why would this babka be dry?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/84162/why-would-this-babka-be-dry "Not long ago I baked my first babka. I used the following recipe from Arthur Schwartz's..."threadThu, 08 Jan 2015 00:35:30 +0000MezzalunaThu, 08 Jan 2015 00:35:30 +0000#1198162Pound cake for cake decoratinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84161/pound-cake-for-cake-decorating "There was a pound cake recipe I used to have by memory  that I used for wedding cakes...."threadWed, 07 Jan 2015 21:49:13 +0000Kindra MeierWed, 07 Jan 2015 21:49:13 +0000#1198132Cutting a cheesecake for a wedding.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/84126/cutting-a-cheesecake-for-a-wedding "Can cheesecakes be cut by the same guide as regular wedding cakes, or should they be..."threadTue, 06 Jan 2015 18:48:05 +0000SouthernBlissTue, 06 Jan 2015 18:48:05 +0000#1197753macaron disasterhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/84014/macaron-disaster "So i was trying to make macarons with 3/4 cup ofcoconut flour in place of the almond..."threadMon, 05 Jan 2015 06:32:55 +0000DavidAMon, 05 Jan 2015 06:32:55 +0000#1197118White chocolate Fondathttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83889/white-chocolate-fondat "Hello everyone, Need an advice for making fondant with white chocolate. Anyone ever..."threadSat, 03 Jan 2015 20:41:22 +0000VRJSSat, 03 Jan 2015 20:41:22 +0000#1196479Please Guide me to become become cake/cupcake maker/decorator. http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83480/please-guide-me-to-become-become-cake-cupcake-maker-decorator "Hello,   I am 26 years old Web designer from India.   I saw some show on tv, and I..."threadFri, 02 Jan 2015 17:50:13 +0000AasmiFri, 02 Jan 2015 17:50:13 +0000#1195629To have a good starter, do you have to feed yeast and waste flour each day?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83461/to-have-a-good-starter-do-you-have-to-feed-yeast-and-waste-flour-each-day "I read a bakery's baking book and was surprised how much flour is wasted as the yeast..."threadWed, 31 Dec 2014 12:53:11 +0000tiemuWed, 31 Dec 2014 12:53:11 +0000#1195038How do I get burger buns to be soft and fluffy rather than flat and dense?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83460/how-do-i-get-burger-buns-to-be-soft-and-fluffy-rather-than-flat-and-dense "I follow several different recipes but my breads always turn out flat and dense, even..."threadWed, 31 Dec 2014 12:46:58 +0000tiemuWed, 31 Dec 2014 12:46:58 +0000#1195037Pate choux for eclairshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83401/pate-choux-for-eclairs "I tried my hand at making chocolate creme eclairs this weekend. The chocolate creme and..."threadSat, 27 Dec 2014 12:35:46 +0000ChrisScratchSat, 27 Dec 2014 12:35:46 +0000#1194087Making Cinnamon Rolls--Help needed-time sensitivehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83389/making-cinnamon-rolls-help-needed-time-sensitive "Dough Question!!   So, I'm making cinnamon rolls, a recipe I've made numerous..."threadThu, 25 Dec 2014 15:36:45 +0000cinnamonbearThu, 25 Dec 2014 15:36:45 +0000#1193749Swiss Meringue--too sloppyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83381/swiss-meringue-too-sloppy "I've made this twice today and both times it came out too sloppy/wet to use at room..."threadThu, 25 Dec 2014 03:54:49 +0000ChicagoTerryThu, 25 Dec 2014 03:54:49 +0000#1193679Brownies or cakehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83365/brownies-or-cake "What makes brownies different from cake and can you take a cake mix and turn it into..."threadTue, 23 Dec 2014 16:30:09 +0000DaggerTue, 23 Dec 2014 16:30:09 +0000#1193256Where oh where is all the seedless raspberry jam?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83352/where-oh-where-is-all-the-seedless-raspberry-jam "I figure the manufacturers are trying to avoid raising prices by leaving the seeds..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 15:52:50 +0000flipflopgirlMon, 22 Dec 2014 15:52:50 +0000#1192860using lotus biscoff cream in a chocolate fountainhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83351/using-lotus-biscoff-cream-in-a-chocolate-fountain "hello, i am going to  use a chocolate fountain at christmass and my daughter asked me..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 08:40:13 +0000alexander mamanMon, 22 Dec 2014 08:40:13 +0000#1192822I know nothing about sponge toffeehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83346/i-know-nothing-about-sponge-toffee "Hey guys! New here, looking for some wonderful, experienced advice. Not sure if this is..."threadMon, 22 Dec 2014 02:29:58 +0000ImbakedMon, 22 Dec 2014 02:29:58 +0000#1192740Burger buns: Does anyone know this bun? / What's popular nowhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83338/burger-buns-does-anyone-know-this-bun-whats-popular-now "I had a few burgers during my time in London, and all the pubs or restaurants seemed to..."threadSun, 21 Dec 2014 01:10:58 +0000createasaurusSun, 21 Dec 2014 01:10:58 +0000#1192537Off shape dough http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83327/off-shape-dough "Let me start out by saying, I hate baking. I actually hate it so much I give it my..."threadSat, 20 Dec 2014 04:30:27 +0000theculinarykidSat, 20 Dec 2014 04:30:27 +0000#1192119Salt on top of fudge turned to water???http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83322/salt-on-top-of-fudge-turned-to-water "Hey all,    New to these forums desperate for help here.    I've been making fudge..."threadFri, 19 Dec 2014 22:16:40 +0000paperandbirchFri, 19 Dec 2014 22:16:40 +0000#1192037A little fun on a Thursday afternoonhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83313/a-little-fun-on-a-thursday-afternoon "I make "thank you" boxes for my doctors in recognition for keeping me in good health..."threadThu, 18 Dec 2014 23:43:55 +0000MezzalunaThu, 18 Dec 2014 23:43:55 +0000#1191716Caramel; How To Make It Not So Stickyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83294/caramel-how-to-make-it-not-so-sticky "Good Morning Ladies and Gents,   I run a candy apple business and I am looking to..."threadWed, 17 Dec 2014 15:25:57 +0000ashleyireneWed, 17 Dec 2014 15:25:57 +0000#1191243Problems with pound and bundt cakes, help please!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83273/problems-with-pound-and-bundt-cakes-help-please "Hi everyone, I have an electric oven. My problem is: when I bake a cake (a bundt or a..."threadMon, 15 Dec 2014 22:15:30 +0000NesgamMon, 15 Dec 2014 22:15:30 +0000#1190692Looking for a Brisket Recipe http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83244/looking-for-a-brisket-recipe "I am new at this and have to cook for my wife for she is no long able to, I would like..."threadSat, 13 Dec 2014 03:23:17 +0000nhojSat, 13 Dec 2014 03:23:17 +0000#1189992Adjusting recipes for commercial ovenhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83222/adjusting-recipes-for-commercial-oven "Hoping to get some help.  I cater parties mainly in clients homes and so all the baking..."threadThu, 11 Dec 2014 02:59:40 +0000TheQueenofTreatThu, 11 Dec 2014 02:59:40 +0000#1189249professional baking 6th editionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83218/professional-baking-6th-edition "Hello, just a quick question about your experience with this book by Wayne Gisslen. So..."threadWed, 10 Dec 2014 17:29:32 +0000David ScruggsWed, 10 Dec 2014 17:29:32 +0000#1189093