Dairy & Eggs Answers

How to make mozzarella

I would love to make some fresh mozzarella cheese to go with the tomatoes from my garden.Do you have a recipe?

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Egg whites & frosting

I was wondering if you can make whipped cream or frosting from egg whites. Can you? What's the recipe if you can?

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Egg-whate safety

Once egg whites have been whisked, do they need to be cooked or can they be chilled and eaten safely?

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Can you freeze eggs?

Can fresh eggs be frozen for later use (out of the shell, of course)? The best buys in eggs are in a package of 18. For two people, it’s a long time to keep ...

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What is Pinconning cheese?

What is Pinconning cheese? I know there is a city in Michigan with that name but I've never heard of the cheese?

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What is a raclette?

I'm looking for a certain product. Its use is similar to a fondue cooker except that you use little frying pans and the food is cooked from the top and botto...

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Finding mozzarella curd

I came across a term in recipe that I had never seen before — "q.b." What does it mean?

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Calories & fat of fresh mozzarella

I'm trying to find the calorie count and fat content of FRESH mozzarella cheese – not the stuff we put on pizza. Can you help?

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Can you freeze cheese?

Can you tell me if you can freeze cheese? Which can and can't be frozen, if any? I have some farmer’s cheese that will expire before I can use it all.

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Pastry without butter or fat

Do you have a recipe for making pastry without using butter or fat? Maybe yogurt or something like that? My wife had such a recipe and it was marvelous, but ...

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How much salt is in salted butter?

How much salt is in a stick of salted butter? What problems will I encounter when using salted butter in a recipe instead of unsalted (other than taste)?

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What is thick cream?

I have a recipe that calls for "thick" cream. I cannot find a cream specifically called this. Is this equivalent to whipping cream? The ingredient is for hom...

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What is quark?

What is quark? I have a recipe for white pesto. The ingredients are 200g quark, 30g pine nuts, 75g fresh grated parmesan, and about 12 cloves of pan-braised ...

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What is heavy cream?

When a recipe calls for "heavy cream," what should you use? Does canned milk go into this category, or half and half, or whipping cream?

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What is sweet heavy cream?

What is "sweet heavy cream?" It is for a Caramel Cream Praline Apple Pie that I am dying to try.

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