What is the best way to remove the fuzzy inner threads from on top of the artichoke heart, without losing too much delicious heart?
I believe, madam, that zanlok has the right of it-- a spoon.
remove the mooncake and place on a baking pan. I apply egg wash twice on the moon cake, hence apply egg wash then bake it at pre-heated oven at 180c for 11 minutes. Remove mooncake from oven and set aside to cool for at least 15mins. Apply egg wash again and bake at preheated oven at 180c for 11mins. Remove mooncake from oven, immediately transfer to wire rack to cool. Keep in air tight...I made moon cakes for the first time at the weekend, but rather than the glazed apearance and firm texture they usually have, they sunk in the middle. Without building the dough equivalent
ml. heavy cream. Puree the mango flesh with the sugar and lemon juice. Strain to remove fiber from mango. Put one third of the mango puree into the pot and stir in the gelatin. Let the gelatin soften, and warm over low heat, stirring until dissolves. Remove and add remaining mango puree, and allow to cool. While cooling, whip the cream. Stir in mango into the whipped cream, transfer...I'm looking for a recipe for orange mousse without eggs, but hopefully with gelatine. I've tried to search for some recipes on google but didn't really find anything too good. I have a very delicious
minutes. Remove from heat. Gradually whisk about 1 cup of the hot mix into the egg yolks, whisking all the time. Add this back into the rest of what is in the pan. Bring to a gentle boil. Reduce heat and cook and whisk for an additional 2 minutes. Remove from heat and whisk in butter and vanilla till well mixed. Let cool a bit, whisk and pour into pie shell and set aside. Just after the last remove from heat and just before whisking in the butter, I needed a call of nature. When I got back the mixture had separated into what looked like curdled milk and an oily fat like substance
I have heard a few suggestions for reducing gas (flatulence) from eating beans, including: Kombu (seaweed) Draining the beans after boiling Any other thoughts? How effective either of these.
Last year, I had to thin the fruit on our peach tree to keep the branches from breaking once the fruit matured. Rather than throw away all the quarter- to half-dollar-sized green peaches, I pickled them -- whole -- using a bread & butter recipe. My thought was that they would turn out a bit like pickled olives. The result was not far off, save for the fuzzy skins-- very fuzzy. Like, felt fuzzy. I was hoping that the vinegar in the pickling would change the fuzzy texture; no such luck. Is there any technique or treatment (saving peeling every last one of them) to tone the fuzzy down?
Possible Duplicate: How long can I store a food in the pantry, refrigerator, or freezer? How much ahead of time could I put this dish together and refrigerate before heating to serve? Should I freeze it if it is going to be longer than one or 2 days? 1 can(14 oz. / 400 gr) artichoke hearts, drained 1 package(8 oz. / 225 gr) cream cheese, softened 1 cup (236 ml) mayonnaise 3/4 cup... to the crackers web page directions Chop artichoke hearts. Set aside. In medium bowl stir together cream cheese and mayonnaise. Stir in artichoke hearts, Parmesan cheese and onions. Fold
When making high-heat, quick tomato sauces using economical brands of tomatoes packed using calcium chloride (and citric acid typically), the metallic taste and fake-fresh texture are disturbing. Aside from shelling out more money for products without the additives, I would like to know if there is some work-around for sub-premium tomatoes that could address the following; Is there a way to balance out the metallic taste of the calcium chloride present in these tomatoes? Considering cooking time is short, my assumption is that the texture issue is basically intractable without longer
Possible Duplicate: Is there any way to remove stains (e.g. from curries and pasta sauces) from plastic containers? I find that when storing curries or tomato based sauces in the freezer they stain the tupperwear and also leave a lasting smell. Is there a tupperwear that avoids this and how do I best clean tupperwear to get rid of the colour and smell?
I'm a novice cook, but was intrigued by Megan McArdle's simple-enough-even-for-me recipe for frozen artichoke hearts: I'm also an enormous fan of frozen artichoke hearts, which when roasted at 500 degrees with a little spritz of olive oil and a sprinkling of sea salt, make a delicious, inexpensive, low calorie and high fiber dinner or side dish. We always have them in our freezer, and after... in Washington, DC, and I tend to get discouraged by the task of cutting down twelve artichokes to extract the heart. OK, I have all the ingredients, but a question remains: how long should I bake