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Cooking two turkeys in a roaster oven

I have an electric roaster oven that will handle up to a 20-lb turkey. I have one 10-lb and one 9-lb turkey. How do I gauge the timing for both turkeys, whic...

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Substituting Just Whites for meringue

Can "Just Whites" be substituted for meringue powder? I have a Halloween drink recipe (for children) that calls for meringue powder and can't find any. I onl...

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How to make Halloween punch scary

What can I put into a punch bowl that will make the punch fizz or foam or smoky, so I can make my Halloween punch scary?

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Why Frostings Melt

I made cupcakes for Halloween with store-bought frosting (Betty Crocker). I added a tube of orange colored frosting and Wilton icing paste for orange frostin...

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Buying black food coloring online

How do I make black, orange, and purple food coloring for Halloween without buying it online or going far? The closet city around is 100 miles away. We have ...

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How to make pudding mix

My recipe calls for one box of pudding and I don't have it. I'm making Amish Friendship Bread.

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Hors d’oeuvres/appetizers before brunch

Can hors d'oeuvre be served before brunch? Is this improper etiquette? The brunch is a holiday brunch to be held on New Year's Day, and non-alcoholic champag...

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Timing for cooking two casseroles at once

I need to cook two things at the same time and they require different temperatures according to the instructions. They are both egg casseroles. One needs to ...

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Shelf-life of herbs and spices

I read your answer re: The Shelf Life of Herbs and Spices. However, on Thanksgiving my mother-in-law made dressing using a seasoning that was at least 43 yea...

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