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How can I reduce fat when I am cooking?

What easy dessert can I make with fruit?

Do you have any tips for making meringue?

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I need a quick, easy, low fat dessert recipe.

How can I reduce fat in baked products?

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Any suggestions on making better Rice Krispy Bars?

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I need a recipe for a light and airy cheesecake. Can you help?

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What are some good Pillsbury Bake-Off recipes?

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Why do I have to use a large pan when making brittles?

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One of my recipes uses metric - how do I convert it?

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What are doneness tests for sheet cakes?

Should I underbake two crust crumbly bars?

When should I separate my eggs for angel food cake?

How do I make French Meringue?

How carefully do I have to follow the recipe while baking?

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What´s an easy way to peel peaches?

Do you have a recipe for Passover candy?

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What ingredients determine a brownie´s texture?

How do I make an older recipe that uses uncooked eggs?

Do you have a recipe for homemade Nut Goodies?

What is the best way to re-roll dough for cutting cookies?

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Is there a special way to serve after-dinner liqueurs?

I need a good recipe for fudge.

Do you have a recipe for Fanny Farmer Fudge?

I need a tip for using candy canes on Valentine´s Day.

What can I make for a summer treat?

What can I do with all these leftover candy canes?

Do you have an easy glaze recipe?

My cookies are sticking to the baking sheet. What do I do?

What´s your most decadent brownie recipe?

Do you have a jelly roll recipe that is low fat?

Can I freeze cookie dough?

What is the best type of margarine to use when baking?

What´s an easy way to temper chocolate?

How can I use cookies for a Valentine´s bouquet?

Do I need to use cooking spray in a crockpot?

Do you have some cereal bar recipes?

I need a recipe for an easy peanut butter candy.

Do you have a candy recipe that uses peanut butter and dates?

I need an easy no bake bar recipe.

What´s a good no bake bar recipe?

Is there a substitute for sweetened condensed milk?

How do I store cookies?

What are conversion amounts for dry ingredients?

Do you have a recipe for apple dumplings?

What´s the difference between a sorbet and a granita?

How long can I keep a cheesecake frozen?

How can I speed up making desserts?

Do you have a recipe for Caramel Brownies?

What size crockpot do I need for baking?

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I need a recipe for chocolate and almond toffee.

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How can I make fruit salad?

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I´m looking for a layered cake filled with raspberry preserves.

How can I make a heart shaped cake without a special pan?

I need a recipe for a fruit sauce.

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Do you have a recipe for strawberry icebox cake?

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Do you have an easy truffle recipe?

Do you have a recipe for a light cheesecake pie?

Can I cook citrus foods in aluminum pans?

Is there anything I should not cook in aluminum pans?

Can I cook in aluminum pans?

Do you have a recipe for a quick apple dessert?

Do you have a recipe for chocolate icebox cake?

Can I cut back on the eggs in a recipe?

What is a quick and easy frozen dessert?

How do I make an ice cream pie?

How can I make brownie hearts for Valentine´s Day?

How do I make the top hat look on a souffle?

Do I need to grease pans when baking?

I want to make low fat desserts, and don´t want to grease pans. Help!

Do you have a recipe for twice-cooked Divinity?

I only have grapes and sour cream in my fridge. Recipe?

Do you have a recipe for white chocolate cheesecake?

Can I grill pineapple?

What are the best apples for baking?

Do you have a recipe that uses fresh strawberries as a small treat?

Do you have a recipe for a smooth fudge sauce?

How can I bake a pumpkin shaped cake?

What can I substitute for baking powder?

Can I use baking soda instead of baking powder?

How do I keep egg yolks from curdling?

What are conversions for liquid ingredients?

How should I add egg yolks to a hot sauce?

How long do I need to let a cake cool for?

How do I make caramel?

Do you have a recipe for lime souffle?

Does weather matter when I make candy at home?

Are there different ways to cool angel food cakes and layer cakes?

Do you have a recipe for a low fat biscotti?

Do you have a rich cake like bar cookie recipe?

What is an icebox cake?

Do you have a recipe for lemon icebox cake?

Why should I invert an angel food cake while cooling?

How can I make perfect chocolate covered strawberries?

Can I make hard cookies soft again?

What´s a simple recipe for fruit sauce?

Do you have a recipe for a no-bake cheesecake?

How do you prepare a mango?

Do you have a recipe for a light cheesecake?

Do you have a recipe for a dense and firm cheesecake?

How do I make fruit sauce?

How can I keep my cheesecake from cracking in the center?

My cookies are hard as a rock. Can they be saved?

Is there an easy way to dip strawberries in chocolate?

Why does my cheesecake crack?

Are stainless steel pans better than aluminum or glass?

What kind of pan should I use to bake with?

How do I cool an angel food cake quickly?

I have a boxed cake mix. How can I make it better?

Do you have a recipe for a sauce using apples?

Do you have a recipe for fruit flavored meringues?

Can I bake ahead for the holidays?

Do you have a recipe for safe meringue?

Do you have a recipe for chocolate souffle?

Do you have a recipe for apple peach pie?

Do you have a recipe for divinity?

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Do you have a recipe for caramel sauce using a frosting mix?

Do you have a recipe for Cherries Jubilee?

What´s an easy way to temper chocolate?

What are some handy substitutions?

What do I do if I don´t have cake flour?

How can I make a trifle using frozen pound cake?

How can I decorate a cake with powdered sugar or cocoa?

When should I sprinkle cakes or cookies with confectioners sugar?

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What is an easy cake to make?

How can you tell when custard is done cooking?

How do I keep crumbs from getting into my frosting?

What is an easy way to decorate a cake?

What is a doneness test for custard?

How do I start frosting a layer cake?

Should the liquid boil or simmer when I poach fruit?

Do you have a quick chocolate recipe?

Do you have a lemon pie recipe?

Do you have a recipe for Italian Meringue Buttercream?

I need a recipe for poached peaches. Can you help?

Are there different types of meringue?

Do you have an icebox cake recipe made with graham crackers?

Do I have to use cold water when making a pie crust?

Do you have a recipe for chocolate souffle?

How do I make edible chocolate decorations?

Do you have a recipe for a two-crust lemon bar?

Do you have a recipe for Banana Smoothies?

Do you have a recipe for Seven Minute Icing?

Why should I sprinkle apples with lemon juice?

How can I make the smoothest buttercream frosting?

How can I use powdered sugar to decorate a cake?

How can I make a heart shaped cake?

Can I freeze pies ahead of time?

How do I cut a cake into layers?

What is a quick and easy way to decorate a cake?

Can I make a heart shaped cake without a shaped pan?

Which measuring cups do I use for flour?

I don´t have a double boiler, what else can I use?

How do I make a fruit smoothie better?

How do I keep fruit from browning?

Why do brownies start falling in the center?

What is dental floss used for in the kitchen?

Should I use different measuring cups for liquids and dry ingredients?

How can I tell when brownies are done?

What should I do with the pie crust while making the filling?

I have no baking chocolate, what else can I use?

Which is better - paste or liquid food coloring?

How do I melt chocolate bars?

Can I substitute cocoa for unsweetened chocolate?

How can I make my frosting colors more vibrant?

What desserts can I make using sorbet?

Do you have a no bake oatmeal cookie recipe?

Do you have a recipe for Apricot Sorbet?

Do you have a low fat recipe that´s lemon flavored?

What´s an easy caramel sauce recipe?

Do you have a recipe for French Apple Pie?

Do you have a recipe for blueberry cobbler?

How can I use frozen pie pastry in recipes?

How can I substitute for brown sugar?

Do you have a recipe for miniature jelly rolls?

Do you have a recipe for a fancy dessert souffle?

I need a scratch caramel sauce recipe.

Do you have a recipe for a light lemon cake?

Do you have a recipe for chocolate pecan pie?

I need a filling for a cake that isn´t too sweet.

Do you have any recipes from the 2002 Pillsbury Bake-Off?

Do you have any good no-bake bar recipes?

What´s an easy way to tint sugar?

Should I chill chocolate before chopping or grating?

What changes do I need to make when using honey in baking?

How do I make egg yolk paint for cookies?

I am having a kids party, any fun dessert ideas?

How do I make cheesecake?

Can I make my own self-rising flour?

How can I thin buttercream frosting?

What is an easy way to chop up chocolate?

What is a good frosting for kids?

How do I color sugar for decorating?

Can I use honey instead of sugar in recipes?

How can I keep my cakes from coming out dry?

What is in self rising flour?

Can I bake cake batter in ice cream cones?

Are there any special tips for making cheesecake?

Do you have any ideas for glazing cookies or cakes quickly?





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