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Morello Cherries: How To Use Sour Cherries In The Kitchen

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

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Fruits are pretty complicated. People have been cultivating various strains of our favorite fruits for thousands of years, meaning that we’ve got lots of exciting culinary options to choose from. Exciting doesn’t always mean accessible, however. If you’ve ever bought a granny smith apple to enjoy raw, for example, you almost certainly know that there’s a world of difference between different strains of the same fruit. Morello cherries are another great example of a delicious fruit that’s different than other members of the cherry family.

Tanghulu Recipe: Here’s How to Make This Sweet Chinese Delicacy

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

Tanghulu is just a delightful treat to behold. These candied, fruity snacks will greet you everywhere you go in China. From neighborhood food stalls to high-end restaurants, everywhere you go, you can find bing tang hulu. And their addictive sweetness means that you will always come to go looking for them even if you’re already out of the country. Thankfully enough, making your own Tanghulu, is as easy as pie.

Candy Pot – The Best Cookware For Melting Sugar and Making Candy

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in Cookware

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Making candy is, if you’ll pardon the terrible pun, sweet. It’s also not for everyone. It doesn’t necessarily take a lot of work to make candy, but it does take time, care and attention. One little slip-up and you could wind up with a sticky mess that hardly resembles the candy you were trying to make. You’ll be even more disappointed when you realize that cleaning up after a botched candy-making attempt is one of the most frustrating things that you’ll ever experience.

The Best Chocolate Tempering Machines: Crisp, Shiny Chocolate At Home

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in Small Appliances

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The science behind tempering chocolate is convoluted. In order to get crisp, svelte chocolate, you have to undertake a lengthy, arcane process that involves heating some chocolate, cooling other chocolate, or even mixing in special chocolate that’s supposed to teach your chocolate how to cool properly. The concept is not dissimilar to the idea of Ice Nine from Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle: your goal is to form a seed of correctly tempered chocolate that the rest of the chocolate then crystallizes around.

Banana Slice Recipe for your Yummy Moist Dessert

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

Banana slice does not actually consist of slices of banana as the name seems to imply. If it did, then you would be reading about how to perfectly slice a banana into circles or heart-shaped pieces for a special treat. If that’s the sort of thing you were hoping for, there are a couple of YouTube videos on how to slice your bananas into any shape that you can check out, since we’re talking about a tasty pastry here.