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Desserts, Snacks, and Treats
Ice Cream

What is the recipe for Ube Ice Cream?


What can you make with flour butter and eggs?

You could make pancakes or a tasteless cake. Homemade noodles are also made with flour, butter, egg yolks and a little water.

Food & Cooking

How do make a caramel shard?

Lightly oil a 12-inch square of foil. In a heavy saucepan boil 1 1/4 cups sugar and 1/4 cup water over moderate heat, stirring, until sugar is dissolved. Boil syrup without stirring, washing down sugar crystals on side of pan with a brush dipped in cold water, until pale golden. Continue cooking syrup without stirring, swirling pan, until deep golden. Immediately pour caramel onto foil and cool completely, about 20 minutes. Break caramel into shards. Shards keep, layered between sheets of wax paper, in an airtight container at room temperature 1 day. Recommended for garnish on chocolate and coffee desserts.


What is the recipe for seaweed chips?

All you need are: Nori sheets

Salt, preferably sea salt

Sesame oil


Heat your non-stick skillet over medium heat.

For easy application, brush the sesame oil on both sides of the nori sheet then sprinkle lightly with salt.

All it takes is about 15 to 20 seconds each side.

Cut to bite-size pieces.

And it's ready!

Food & Cooking

What are the components of a well written recipe?

The components of a well written recipe are

  1. Measurment of all the ingredients
  2. A detailed description of preparation in step by step including cooking time of each section.
  3. A clear phootgraph of the dish
  4. Tips or important notes at the end of the recipe
  5. Number of servings and preparation time.
  6. Name of the side dish or best combination in the last line of description as serve along with...
  7. The category and type of the recipe
  • Photographs of each steps of preaparation will be enrich the recipe.
  • The size of the photograph should be large enough at least medium.
Desserts, Snacks, and Treats

Where can one find free recipes for Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends cake?

There are a number of recipes for "Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends Cake" posted on the Internet. Most seem to be baked in special train-shaped cake molds (pans.) The best way to find the most suitable recipe would be to "Google" the words "thomas and friends cake".

Indian Food

How do you serve chutney?

In a small dish or rammikin with a teaspoon is acceptable.

Check out the recipe for chilli mint chutney : See related links

Food & Cooking

What is a recipe for truffle salt?

Truffle salt is not something you make, it is something you buy. Truffles costs 2-300 dollars per ounce depending on the store, quality, etc.

Desserts, Snacks, and Treats
Ice Cream

If you did not add sugar would the ice cream have frozen faster?

it may or may not freeze faster, but the sugar acts as an antifreeze to suppress the growth of large ice crystals giving the ice cream a creamer texture.

History of Europe
Herbs Spices and Seasonings

What is a recipe for Moroccan seasoning?

most recipes involve some or all of the following:

Those starred are essential ingredients

coriander, *

Cumin *

turmeric, *

Cayenne pepper *

white pepper,

black pepper,





piment fort,

cardamom, *

rose petals,




DIY Projects
How To

How To Make GOO with household items?

Cornflour, water and food dye of your colour!


What is the price of hormel bacon?

Through my research I have found some prices of how much hormel bacon costs. some websites say it costs $2.39 I don't know if this is right, I got it of this website.

Food & Cooking

What is the recipe for corn puffs?

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 8 oz bag yellow corn puffs


Place corn puffs in roasting pan (or you can use two 9 x 13 x 2 pans). Place the first three ingredients in a 2 quart saucepan, cook on medium heat until it starts to boil. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add baking soda, mixture will foam. Pour mixture over corn puffs and stir until coated. Bake at 250 degrees for 45 minutes, stirring at least every 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven and pour onto waxed paper. Break apart immediately.

Number of Servings: 10-12

Macaroni Noodles

What is the recipe for hamburger helper-type cheeseburger macaroni?

I make this fairly often. I cook and drain the noodles while I brown the ground beef. It's best to use a soft cheese such as Velveeta. When the noodles and meat are cooked and drained, I mix them together and add lots of the cheese (don't over-do.) I place it back on the burner on very low heat and stir occasionally until the cheese is melted. I also sometimes cook chopped onions with the meat as it cooks, or add a packet of onion soup mix or dried onion flakes after I mix it all together. Salt and pepper to taste and remove from heat when the cheese is melted and combined with the other ingredients well.

Food & Cooking

How do you make swai?

  1. Make sure your Swai fillets are rinsed off well. Pat off any excess water.

  2. Then, in large skillet pan, heat up Olive Oil, then add Margarine. Heat over medium heat till Margarine is melted.

  3. Next, add Red Wine Vinegar, and give a light stir. Add a pinch of Salt, and then Garlic Powder.

  4. Next, add Swai fillets, and continue cooking over medium heat. Sprinkle Lemon Pepper directly onto each fillet.

  5. Finally, After about 3 minutes, carefully flip Swai fillets over, sprinkling the other side with Lemon Pepper, and cooking for about 4 minutes. Fish is done when outside is opaque. Enjoy


What is the recipe for Pizza Margherita?

Pizza Margherita is a pizza topped with tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella, and extra virgin olive oil. The colors are the colors of the Itallian flag.

If you do not want to make the pizza from scratch, buy a frozen 4-cheese pizza and add fresh sliced tomato slices, basil and a light sprinkling of garlic powder. Yum.


How do you make your own cookie recipe?

You need to know the base ingredients for the type of cookie you want to make. Remember where you have sugar you need salt, in variation refer to some other recipes. You also need to know what leveling agents to use and how each one reacts with other ingredients. Try an almond poppy-seed sugar cookie, you can add some "real" white chocolate chunks.

Food & Cooking

What is a recipe for bacon wrapped smokies?

First, preheat your oven to 325 degrees. Next, cut your slab of bacon into thirds. Then, wrap each Smokie with a piece of the bacon. Secure with toothpick. Sprinkle Brown Suger on top of bacon wrapped smokies and place on baking sheet/stone. Bake in oven for 45 minutes until the brown sugar is candied on top of the bacon and the bacon is crisp.

Ps... keep them warm after cooking in CrockPot set on low heat...

SpongeBob SquarePants

What is the Krabby Patty secret formula?


International Cuisine
Onions and Garlic

What recipes are there for onion weed?

Try the recipe in the website in the sources and related links below.

The recipe sounds delicious.

Crayons and Markers

What is a recipe for edible crayons?


1 Bag pretzel rods

1 Bag candy melts ( any color) Wilton makes these.

Crayon Wrappers (can be strips of paper)

Wax paper


1. Cut Pretzel rods into 3" pieces ( use serrated knife)

2. Place 1/4 to 1/2 of candy melts into microwaveable bowl.

3. Melt bowl of candy melts in Microwave - Stirring every 30 seconds until melted

4. Dip each end of pretzel rod into melted candy melt.

5. Place on wax paper to dry.

6. Wrap dipped pretzel rod with crayon wrapper once completely dry

Food & Cooking
Soups and Stews

What is a recipe for tomato base sizzling rice soup?

A restaurant specialty, sizzling rice soup makes crackling sounds when crisp rice is added to the hot broth.

Serves 6

  • 4 large dried black mushrooms, stems removed
  • 1 medium (about 6 ounces) boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 slice ginger
  • 1/4 cup barbequed pork (or cooked ham)
  • 4 ounces shrimp
  • 1/4 cup canned bamboo shoots
  • 1/4 cup canned water chestnuts
  • 5 cups chicken stock or broth
  • 1 cup reserved mushroom soaking liquid
  • 1 TB dark soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tsp Chinese rice wine or dry sherry
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • A few drops sesame oil
  • Crispy Rice (see directions for recipe)
  • Vegetable oil for deep-frying
Preparation:Soak mushrooms in hot water for about 20 minutes. Strain the liquid and reserve 1 cup for the soup. Cut mushrooms into quarters. Cut the water chestnuts and bamboo shoots into thin slices.

Bring a pot of water to boil. Add the chicken and slice ginger and briefly blanch the chicken, just until it changes color. Drain and cut the chicken into thin slices.

Bring the chicken stock or broth and the reserved mushroom liquid to a boil. Add the chicken and pork, shrimp and the vegetables. Let simmer for a few minutes, then add the soy sauce, sherry, and the salt and pepper. Drizzle with the sesame oil. Bring back to a boil and then let simmer for a few more minutes. Place the soup in a large serving bowl and keep warm.

Heat wok and add oil for deep-frying. When oil is ready, add the Crispy Rice. Deep-fry until it puffs and turns brown, then drain on paper towels.

Add the rice to the soup at the table, so that guests can hear the rice make popping sounds when added to the broth. If you want tomatoes, i would suggest adding diced tomatoes and or tomato sauce

Lamb and Mutton

What sauce do you serve with lamb?

I know two great really simple accompaniments to plain lamb.

For a roasted leg of lamb, if you didn't put anything on it while it was cooking, serve it with this sauce: get apple jelly if it's still around: it's a transparent light green. It may come with a mint flavor. If it doesn't, add some mint flavoring or leaves to it. I've seen other sauce recipes using pineapple or oranges, and they usually include mint.

For a nice lamb chop topping, broil the chops till almost done. Make a paste of butter and Parmesan cheese and spread thickly over the top surface. Finish broiling.

Joan P.

Jam, Jelly, and Marmalade

How do you make sugar free plum jelly?

With a cup of milk, marshmallows, and jello mix. Dip the marshmallow in the milk. Then, dip the marshmallow in the jello mix. There you go!


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