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What’s in a Cookie? Cookie Ingredients Explained.

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What’s In A Cookie? I admit that I am a huge cookie fan. I know they aren’t healthy. But, really, who doesn’t like a good cookie? A few weeks ago, I posted a link to The Science of the Best

Posted in Baking, Cooking, Food Additives, Fresh Food, Ingredients

What is Molasses?

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Molasses Molasses is also known as treacle. It is a byproduct of processing sugar cane or sugar beets into sugar. It contains roughly 30% sucrose, 12% glucose, and 12% fructose. How is it Made? The manufacturing process differs depending on

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Cream of Tartar (potassium hydrogen tartrate)

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Cream of Tartar If you’ve ever done any baking, I’m sure you’ve heard of cream of tartar.  But, what exactly is this stuff?  Cream of tartar is a fine white powder that is a by product of the wine making

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101 Ways to Cook With Beer

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Why Cook With Beer? Why should you cook with beer? Well, there are a lot of reasons, but here are just a few… Batters: When beer batter is heated it releases bubbles of carbon dioxide. This is great for batters

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How Do You Like Your Apple Pie?

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Do you have a favourite way to eat your apple pie?

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