How to Make Cake Flour, Bread Flour, and Self-Rising Flour

Spare yourself a trip to the grocery store and learn to how to quickly make cake flour, bread flour and self-rising flour at home! Why waste precious space when you can make everything you need from good old fashioned all-purpose flour?  While I love baking, I have a relatively small kitchen that’s severely lacking in

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Perfect Soft-Boiled Eggs

Do you love a soft-boiled egg with a delicate runny yolk? So do I! This foolproof technique from Cook’s Illustrated demonstrates how to make soft-boiled eggs perfectly every single time. As it turns out, the trick is in the steam. I’ve mentioned before that I’m a bit obsessed with the geniuses behind Cook’s Illustrated and

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What Does It Mean When Garlic Sprouts?

What are garlic sprouts? Are they safe to eat? Should they be removed? Let’s take a closer look.  When I attended culinary school, my chef instructors were very firm on the rules of the kitchen; there were hardly any grey areas. A perfect example of this was how to deal with the little green garlic

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