Posts Tagged ‘sweet’

Splenda Simple Syrup: Saving Your Pancakes?

Written by Ona J Bass on . Posted in food

Simple syrup with Splenda can be a way to have your save Sunday morning pancakes when they are threatened by the low-sugar, reducing diet you recently adopted. Sugar has been linked to a number of adverse conditions including diabetes and obesity. But we humans do love our sweet flavors, and if you’ve been missing that special taste, then Splenda might offer a solution to your dilemma.

Muscovado Sugar: A Sweet Alternative

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

Why not use a better brown sugar? I am an enthusiast when it comes to making unique dishes that have little extra vitamins and minerals. These types of dishes help to ensure that my family stays well enriched, and in many situations, protein and vitamin-rich foods also tend to taste better. 

Ohagi: Japanese Dessert Riceballs

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

A favorite traditional Japanese dish made from sweet rice fashioned into balls of sticky rice is known as Japanese ohagi . It is also known by the name botamochi and are a type of sweet rice balls. The rice is made from both Japanese and glutinous rice. These particular types of rice are quite versatile and can be cooked with a variety of methods and will still turn out as expected. In addition to the rice, red bean paste or azuki is fashioned in a layer around the rice balls.

Delightful Ice Cream Sandwich Cone

Written by Luisa Davis on . Posted in food

I love the heat of the summer months, but one of the reasons that I love this time of year so much is that there are plenty of ice cream options to enjoy, especially if you like ice cream sandwich cones. I love dipped cones from ice cream trucks and ice pops from the store, but if I had to choose my favorite toy of ice cream, it would be an ice cream sandwich.

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

Written by The Kitchen Hand on . Posted in Small Appliances

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. This involves lots of careful temperature management and a watchful eye. Alternately, you can purchase a home chocolate melting machine and make the process much easier.