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How Many Carrots in Carrot Cake Cookies?

How Many Carrots in Carrot Cake Cookies?

I’m trying desperately to find a carrot cake cookie recipe. I have everything but how much carrots I’m supposed to put into it. I have no idea where I got the recipe from. Can you ...

Kay Logsdon

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How Do You Cook the Trunk of a Banana Tree?

How Do You Cook the Trunk of a Banana Tree?

QUESTION: I’m looking for a recipe how to cook the trunk of a banana tree. I live in the jungle of Costa Rica and am ministering to the Indians.

Kay Logsdon

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What is Grappa?

What is Grappa?

From our Ask the Chef series: There is a recipe for The Confession, that has Grappa-Cherry Liqueur-Champagne-I do not know what Grappa is. Can you help?

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Can You Brine Just a Turkey Breast?

Can You Brine Just a Turkey Breast?

Just in time for the holidays we received an Ask the Chef question that asks: Can you brine just a turkey breast?

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What is a Certified Master Chef?

What is a Certified Master Chef?

From our Ask the Chef series: What is a Certified Master Chef, and how many are there?

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What is the Difference Between Lard and Crisco?

What is the Difference Between Lard and Crisco?

From our Ask the Chef series: What is the difference between lard and Crisco?

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What Should We Serve at a Wedding Reception?

What Should We Serve at a Wedding Reception?

I am helping my future daughter-in -law plan her wedding. Since she is from Georgia, we are thinking about having a signature peach drink. What would you suggest we serve?

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Salt is Not a Spice

Salt is Not a Spice

From our Ask the Chef series: I was in a trivia game where the question was, “What is the most popular spice used worldwide in cooking?” I answered “pepper” and was told it was ...

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What is Tartare?

What is Tartare?

One foodie asks the chefs for the definition of tartare. Part of the Ask the Chef: Food Definitions.

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Can I Substitute a Pie Tin to Bake a Cheesecake?

Can I Substitute a Pie Tin to Bake a Cheesecake?

Cheesecake can be made with your own crust in a pan, or a store-bought graham cracker crust purchased in a pie pan, versus using a Springform pan. There are differences the baker should take into ...

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Who is the Caesar Salad Really Named After?

Who is the Caesar Salad Really Named After?

The popularity of this salad around the world is most likely due to a man that bears the salad’s name, Caesar Cardini, not Julius Caesar, as many people believe.

Amy Rosendahl