If you’re new to cooking, you might have asked yourself this question, “Does flour go bad?” You need to know the answer to this simple question because it’s critical in baking. Using bad flour may affect the texture and structure of your finished product, especially for chewy cookies and bread.
I had dealt with this same problem before when I was planning to make bread and all I had was a one-year-old flour in my pantry. To help those with the same flour issue, let me share with you what I have learned so far.Continue Reading
If you’ve done a lot of recipes, you’ll know that some require for the juice of one lemon. But how much is one lemon anyway? You need to know this simple fact so you can decide how many lemons you need to buy for any given recipe or how much bottled lemon juice you need to substitute for one lemon.
I got hooked on this subject when I overheard a group of friends debating about it. If you’re curious to know the answer, keep reading below.Continue Reading
Is the recipe you are working on calling for several cups of powdered sugar, but you don't know how much pounds of sugar to buy? It's actually a very common question, so how many cups in a pound of powdered sugar?
In this article, we will determine the exact amount of cups in one pound of powdered sugar. If you are into baking, knowing the basic conversions is essential for a perfect result. The number of cups may vary depending on the type of powdered sugar you use: sifted or unsifted. Learn more about it below.Continue Reading
Are you planning to make a homemade Supreme Pizza but don’t know what toppings you’ll need? Then you come to the right place. In this article, I’ll be listing nine of the most common supreme pizza toppings that you usually see in popular pizza restaurants.
I love Supreme Pizza because of its lots of delicious toppings. As compared to other classic pizza flavors, Supreme Pizza offers several toppings, such as cheese, pepperoni, and various vegetables. If you want to know the complete list of toppings, keep on reading.Continue Reading
It’s a universally accepted fact among us food enthusiasts that we cannot taste all the food in the world. This is particularly the case when it comes to seafood! One particular fish I have in my mind lately is trout and so it begs the question: What does trout taste like?
Just like most fishes out there, there are different kinds of trout you might want to know first before jumping on that tasting spree. Also, it’s a must that you know where these trouts came from a lake, saltwater, or even farm because a trout's taste may vary considerably.Continue Reading
Do you also worry about the expiration date whenever you buy tortillas? I buy tortillas in bulk, so it's a concern for me to not know when they go bad or if they even go bad. A no expiration date on the package raises a concern, and I start to worry after a week or so of buying. Do tortillas go bad? We need to know this because what if the kids open one of our kitchen cabinets and find some tortillas, right?
In this article, we'll find out once and for all if tortillas ever go bad.Continue Reading
Balsamic vinegar’s taste is probably its most distinct feature and what sets it apart from the readily available types of cooking vinegar out there. However, this unique taste is also the reason why most cooks panic when they’re running out of it. I’ve struggled to find a solution to this fiasco recently. Luckily, there's a variety of ingredients that can aid you as a substitute for balsamic vinegar.
This article concentrates on the substitutes for balsamic vinegar. Here, you’ll also be learning how to mix your own vinegar to get that unique taste of balsamic vinegar.Continue Reading
My family that’s not fond of the bitter taste of soup and side dishes I usually prepare for them has gone on unanimously to tell me to stick to whatever ingredient I have. You see, I’ve stumbled upon this escarole’s less bitter taste that is also armed with some of the significant nutrients and minerals you could ever ask for.
But the glory of my secret may soon whittle down as I have found out that escaroles are not that readily available on the market. So, I'm writing this article if you're like me who's looking for an escarole substitute!Continue Reading
Your reasons for substituting Fontina cheese are not unfounded. This prized cheese that originates from the Aosta Valley of Italy is infamously unavailable in so many places that people would naturally look for its replacements. I’m writing this article for those who are looking for the best substitute for Fontina cheese.
There are a number of replacements out there for this elusive cheese! It might surprise you to know that these substitutes can essentially take the place of it and render its taste, flavor, aroma and the texture that it’s globally known for.Continue Reading
Love making Mexican recipes but can’t seem to locate queso fresco in your local supermarkets? Don’t worry because, in this article, I’ll be listing some options that you can use as a good queso fresco substitute. Although these cheeses might not give the exact flavor as the real queso fresco, they’re close enough to give the character that you need in your recipes.Continue Reading