Kitchen scales

I know that most American cooks use volume measurements in their cooking, but a set of dual-unit (lbs and kg) kitchen scales allow more precision and more repeatability in your cooking. Just now, on Amazon.com, there are sets of digital scales from $7 to well over $200. Most of these scales are well rated by […]

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Cake Flour substitute

Cake flour makes the best cakes; light, delicate, delicious. It is also expensive and can be difficult to find. So let’s substitute it! 3.5 cups All Purpose (plain) flour 0.5 cups corn starch Put the ingredients in a container with a firmly fitting lid, and shake well to combine. (Pretend you’re playing the maracas…) Use […]

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Scones

In a shocking bout of amnesia, I forgot to post the basic scone recipe, courtesy of Steve’s Kitchen. His recipe is a bit sparse, so here it is fleshed out in all its glory. 350g / 12oz of Self Raising Flour 85g / 3oz of Castor / Superfine Sugar 85g / 3oz of Softened Butter […]

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