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  1. rpooley posted a new thread.

    Great British Bake Off - jams

    On the show, most folks at some point make a "jam". As far as I can tell, they just boil sugar and fruit until it's thick, not...

    Forum: Pastries & Baking

    May 25, 2019 at 2:06 PM
  2. rpooley replied to the thread Palmiers.

    Yeah, at least the taste is spot on. :)

    May 21, 2019 at 8:54 PM
  3. rpooley liked brianshaw's post in the thread Palmiers.

    Think of it this way: some guy accidentally threw his croissant dough in a fryer and became famous for inventing something new. If you...

    May 21, 2019 at 8:53 PM
  4. rpooley replied to the thread Palmiers.

    They just open up to heart shapes, which I guess I could market them as puff hearts. 8-inch wide, then book fold The thread is...

    May 21, 2019 at 1:24 PM
  5. rpooley liked chefwriter's post in the thread Baking sheets.

    Certainly worth a phone call but I think it should be fine. I used it once on exhaust hood I removed from the roof while the exhaust...

    May 21, 2019 at 4:33 AM
  6. rpooley liked Transglutaminase's post in the thread Baking sheets.

    Note: this is most likely not food safe- take heed! The only way I've seen of taking off black carbon on aluminum is by heating in...

    May 21, 2019 at 4:33 AM
  7. rpooley liked jimmer's post in the thread Baking sheets.

    I suggest the chemical route. Before using fryer cleaner, which is designed for these sorts of deposits, call the mfr. and ask if it's...

    May 21, 2019 at 4:33 AM
  8. rpooley replied to the thread Palmiers.

    @chefpeon 80% butter to flour ratio AP flour of 12% protein No butter in détrempé No flour mixed with butter block Butter block...

    May 21, 2019 at 4:03 AM
  9. rpooley replied to the thread Palmiers.

    @foodpump Would you suspect too low or too high? They're always worse on Silpat so I'm suspicious that the caramelizing sugar lets it...

    May 20, 2019 at 11:43 PM
  10. rpooley liked foodpump's post in the thread Palmiers.

    Oven temp?

    May 20, 2019 at 11:41 PM