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    Buttercream: Why can't you stay smooth looking on the cake?

    Are you useing a kitchen aid mixer with the paddle attachment ? or a regular hand mixer? Do you let the butter come to room temp or zap it in the microwave? What size of off set spatula do you use?
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    Why is my apple pie so watery after baking?

    Ohh , nice photo and a great looking slice of pie RRCos.
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    What to choose Cake Roll or E'clair ?

    I vote Eclair, but I love making them and eating them.  A cake roll is easier to do though and can be made way ahead of time. Eclairs are best if eaten right away and don't have much of a shelf life if you like them kind of crispy. Also to really make them right at home, you kind of have to...
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    Paula Deen in the news

    I like Anthony Bourdain and thought what he said about Paula was funny  "Thinking of getting into the leg-breaking business, so I can profitably sell crutches later."  I took it to mean he thought her style of cooking was making people over weight and that would sooner or later make them...
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    American Regional Cuisine

    food I cooked for class
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    Comment by 'tasquah' in media 'Photo111b.jpg'

    NIce, I like this or the idea of it anyways. 2 cream puff swans, each one swiming in its own flavourful sauce.
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    locating gold label yeast

    SAF Gold Label Instant Yeast - $5.99 http://www.fykitchen.com/Details.cfm?ProdID=1612 This is the same stuff we use at school in a 1 lb package. I am not sure were you live and since I live in the USA , I useally assume every one else does, there in "Ogden, UT 84405" 
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    Working with Almond Paste

    David Lebovitz says to use a food processer or pulse it in a blender, to get all the lumps out of it and a finer grind. http://www.davidlebovitz.com/2010/06/almond-cake-recipe/ I have seen plenty of lumpy macaroons pictures and read blog horror storys about lumpy almond paste. I think most of...
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    Italian Butter Cookie recipe like the ones found in an Italian Bakery

    Crumb Boss also has one she calls a "Butter Spritz Cookie" ,  There is a video to go along with it that shows mixing, piping and cookie variations.  http://www.crumbboss.com/?p=84    Butter 10oz (1 1/4 cups) 10X Sugar 10oz (2 cups)  ( 10x sugar is powdered sugar ) Salt 1t Shortening 10oz (1...
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