Tag Archives: cornstarch

Lemon Pudding

By Cat, July 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Puddings & Frozen Desserts Menu; 2. Lemon Curd; 3. Lemon Pudding Cake; 4. Canary Steamed Pudding If you like lemon cream pie, you’ll like this pudding, which is basically the … Continue reading

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Coconut Cream Pie

By Cat, April  2015 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pies, Tarts, Turnovers Menu; 2. Pie & Tart Crusts, Pastry; 3. Conversions between Starches & Other Thickeners; 4. Banana Cream Pie; 5. Coconut (About) Includes: 1. Coconut Cream Pie When I was living in Portland, I made many overnight trips to … Continue reading

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Flours & Starches: Cornstarch, Cornmeal and Masa Harina

By Cat, Nov 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also Flours & Starches: 1. Other True Grains, 2. Gluten-Free, and 3. Purchasing & Storage; also 4. Lime Water and Nixtamalization Corn, or maize, is a true grain native to the Americas, and became … Continue reading

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Baking Soda vs Baking powder, Part 1

By Cat, Nov 2014 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Baking soda and baking powder are leavening agents for quick-breads, muffins, cakes, and cookies. But what is the difference between them? How do you know which to use and how much … Continue reading

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Felicia’s Scottish Shortbread Cookies

By Cat, Jun 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Cookies Menu; 2. Unrefined Powdered Sugar: Make Your Own I first encountered these wonderful cookies in Portland’s Cafe Society where I frequently had lunch. This wonderful breakfast and lunch spot was owned by … Continue reading

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Non-Flour Starches & Other Thickeners

by Cat, Jan 2008 (Photo from Bob’s Red Mill (15)) See also Flours & Starches: Wheat, Other True Grains, Gluten-free Flours, Sprouted Grain Flour, Purchasing & Storage See also (other sites): Fine Cooking on Thickeners (16) There are times when you don’t want to … Continue reading

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