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Are There Conversion Charts for Sugar vs. Honey and Other Sweeteners?

Are There Conversion Charts for Sugar vs. Honey and Other Sweeteners?

Q. Are there conversion charts for substituting honey instead of sugar, and Splenda and Truvia vs. sugar? Do these exist somewhere?

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I Need a High Altitude Baking Expert

I Need a High Altitude Baking Expert

I need a high altitude baking expert and I will be forever grateful. I have a special sour cream, butter coffee cake that I used to make in Los Angeles. It is a favorite family recipe ...

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In Search of the Perfect Bread Recipe

In Search of the Perfect Bread Recipe

From our Ask the Chef series: I am in search of the perfect bread recipe. I just found a recipe that made good tasting bread, but it calls for adding cold water to stop the ...

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How To Cook a Low-Sodium Blackened Steak

How To Cook a Low-Sodium Blackened Steak

From our Ask the Chef series: Restaurant-style blackened steak can be done at home if you use a good quality steak and prepare this recipe for a tasty rub.

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Ask the Chef: Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ask the Chef: Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookies

From our Ask the Chef series: I love chocolate chip cookies but the ones I remember baking when I was a kid forty-five years ago. I have been trying for years to recreate the recipe ...

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What Is a Good Egg Substitute?

What Is a Good Egg Substitute?

Whether you’re allergic, trying to go vegan, or just trying to reduce your cholesterol, there are a number of reasons to use an egg substitute in a recipe, particularly in baked goods, where you won’t ...

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What Kind of Oil to Use for a Cutting Board?

What Kind of Oil to Use for a Cutting Board?

QUESTION: I made a wooden cutting board for my wife and want to oil it but I’m not sure what to use. I want to use something that won’t turn rancid and is safe for ...

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Can I Freeze a Smoked Salmon Spread?

Can I Freeze a Smoked Salmon Spread?

Help! Can I freeze a salmon spread? Ingredients: Smoke salmon, cream cheese, sour cream, lemon juice, dill, etc. I made about 3 pints last night for a party, but everyone had to leave due to ...

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How Large Is a Large Egg?

How Large Is a Large Egg?

QUESTION:
How many large eggs = 1 jumbo egg or 1 jumbo egg = ____ oz?

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