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 ...
Is there any difference between chick peas and garbanzo beans?
I recieved a recipe for a German Stollen with the ingredient cookie flour. Can you tell me what "cookie flour" is?
What is tahini?
What is bread flour? Can I substitute all-purpose flour?
Living outside of America, it’s sometimes a challenge to figure out what you call certain ingredients for which we use different names. Could you tell me wha...
I just returned from a vacation in the South. What the heck are grits???? And why do people eat them???
What is the French word for "vegetable"?
I have a recipe that calls for 1/3 cup cake flour. Since I don't bake a great deal of cakes, I don't want to purchase an entire bag. Is there a recipe for ma...
How much is a "knob of butter?"
Every recipe I have come across for risotto asks for Arborio rice; can regular rice be substituted?
How do you make your own self-rising flour?
What is the fat content of tahini, a.k.a. tahina (ground sesame seeds), and how much of the fat is saturated?
Could you please tell me the difference, if any, between risotto and rice. A local pasta manufacturer sells a product called risotto and it seems to me to be...
Can you please tell me the difference between bread flour and high-gluten flour? Can high-gluten be used in place of bread flour successfully?
Are bulghur and cracked wheat the same thing? In several food articles and cookbooks, I've read that they're not – but nobody ever explains the difference. B...
What is the difference between bread flour and all-purpose flour? Can they be interchanged?
What is gruyere?