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November 2007

How to Separate Egg Whites and Yolks

What is the best way to separate eggs into the whites and yolks? --Janet There are three ways to separate whites from yolks. The first way is using a commercially available egg separator. These devices have a cup supported by rigid spokes in the middle of a ring. You crack the egg and let the contents drop into the center... Read more →




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© Lost Hobbit Enterprises 2004 onward


Expiry Date on Baking Powder

I notice my baking powder had 2/04 dated on bottom of the can. I assume this is the expiration date. I'm in the middle of mixing ingredients for cake. How could I substitute with baking soda or is it safe to still use it? Thanks in advance. --Dianne The expiry date on baking powder is there because it loses some... Read more →




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You've Got to Know When to Fold 'em

I was planning to make a Pumpkin Mousse for Thanksgiving. My recipe says to fold the whipped cream into the pumpkin mixture. What does it mean to 'fold' something, and when do you use this technique? --Laurel In cooking, folding is a mixing technique that is used to gently combine ingredients where a more aggressive method would cause one of... Read more →




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© Lost Hobbit Enterprises 2004 onward


Care of Copper Pots

I have what I believe to be a copper pot. At least it has copper on the outside. I've cooked pasta in it many times and it works great. However, once I kept the leftover pasta in the pot and put it in the fridge. A day or two later when I took the pasta and pot out of the... Read more →




Due to the volume of questions received, not all can be answered, nor can we guarantee we will answer questions immediately
© Lost Hobbit Enterprises 2004 onward