Zanthan Gum

Question and Answers – Zanthan Gum, Xanthan Gum, Guar Gum Question: In my efforts to follow a gluten-free diet, I have come across an ingredient called zanthan gum. I found …Continued

Rancid Wood Salad Bowl

Rancid Wood Salad Bowl Question: Hope you can help me. I have a good wooden salad bowl that has turned rancid, tried scrubbing with soap and water even soaking …Continued

Alcohol in Wine Vinegar

Questions and Answers – Alcohol in Wine Vinegar Question: Does wine vinegar have any alcohol components left after they have been processed as vinegars? Is there any wine or …Continued

How To Substitute Whole Wheat Flour

Questions And Answers – How To Substitute Whole Wheat Flour Question: How do I substitute whole wheat flour for white flour? Does the baking time vary? Do I …Continued

Walnut Oil Uses

Questions and Answers – Walnut Oil Uses Question: Can you tell me the uses of Walnut oil? A friend gave me a bottle and it has been in the …Continued

Vanilla Sugar

Questions and Answers – Vanilla Sugar, Vanillin Socker Question: I found your website and was hoping that you could help me figure out something. We are making Swedish Chocolate …Continued

Travels in Morocco

Food Travels in Spain – Morocco – Part 4

Tangier, Morocco (Africa) – Part 4 By Nancy Hartman of What’s Cooking America Destino – Tangier, Morocco (Africa): A New Stamp In My Passport: After breakfast we …Continued

Vanilla Paste

Questions and Answers – Vanilla Paste Question: Could you please tell me what vanilla paste is as opposed to vanilla beans and vanilla extract. If a recipe calls for …Continued

Tuile Cookie

Questions and Answers – What is a Tuile Cookie Question: I found this and wondered: “coffee mousse with orange tuiles.” Is “tuiles” equivalent to orange peels? I didn’t …Continued

Peeling Turnips

Questions and Answers – Peeling Turnips Question: What is the easiest way to peel a turnip. Particularly the ones with a wax coating. I would love to hear …Continued

Tube Pans

Questions and Answers – Tube Pans Question: I am taking a baking class and was asked to find out the answer to this question: What purpose does the …Continued

Beef Tri Tip Roast

Question: My recipe calls for 1 package (2 pounds) fully-cooked beef tri-tip roast. What is this and where can I find it. The grocery stores in my town do …Continued

What is Tomato Paste

Questions and Answers – What is Tomato Paste? Tomato Paste – What is Tomato Paste? Tomato paste consists of tomatoes that have been cooked for several hours and …Continued

Metallic Taste In Tomatoes

Questions and Answers – Metallic Taste in Tomatoes Question: I was wondering if you could help/advise me? Sometimes when I make chili, my tomatoes have a metallic taste to …Continued

Toast Points

Questions and Answers – How To Make Toast Points Question: I’m making a gazpacho recipes that calls for a toast point garnish, however, that is all it says. …Continued