How Can I Get a Sheet of Aluminum Foil To Lie Flat on a Baking Sheet?

20 Oct 2014 22:04

Now and then, we want to place a sheet of aluminum foil on a baking sheet, for one reason or another. Often, it is simply because we know that what we are cooking is going to have messy spillover, and we want to make clean-up easier. You may have noticed that it can be a bit of a pain to get a sheet of foil to lie flat. You push one end down, the other end pops up. I know this isn't exactly the most monumental problem, but it is annoying. What to do? How can you get the foil to lay nice and flat on the pan?…

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What Is Vegemite?

20 Oct 2014 14:22

You ever heard of a Vegemite sandwich? It's and Australian thing, as well as a New Zealander thing. If you're old enough to know the Men At Work song, Land Down Under, you may have noticed the lyric about a Vegemite sandwich and wondered, "What the heck is that?" The lyrics go like this:…

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5 Advantages Of Silicone Baking Sheets To Improve Your Baking Experience

19 Oct 2014 17:25

Have you heard of silicone baking mats? These are silicone impregnated fiberglass sheets that can be placed on a baking sheet to replace parchment paper or aluminum foil. But that is not all they replace. They are not new. Professional bakers have been using them for years. Today, they are becoming a common piece of cookware at home. Why are they better than regular baking sheets? Why should you use them? There are several advantages to using silicone baking sheets over regular metal baking sheets….

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Why Do Bartenders Use Spherical Ice Balls? Can You Make Them at Home?

19 Oct 2014 01:39

Why are bartenders using spherical balls of ice in drinks, nowadays? Is it just to impress you? What is the purpose of putting one big ball of ice in a drink and how is this different than using some ice cubes? Should you ask for spherical ice, if it is available? Is there a practical way to make these at home?…

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How Did the Sweetest Day Holiday Get Started?

18 Oct 2014 22:41

The "Sweetest" day holiday is a Midwestern tradition, and is celebrated on the third Saturday of every October, which means it is being celebrated today, October 14, as I write this. It is mostly celebrated in the Great Lakes region and the Northeast, but it is starting to spread, gradually, to the rest of the country. Still, Ohio is the main state for observance of the holiday, followed by Michigan and Illinois. How did this holiday begin and why is it celebrated?…

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