What Is Tomato Powder?What is tomato powder ?
Making Your Own Colored SugarsMixing sugar with food coloring, a drop at a time, in a zipper plastic bag allows you to make your own colored sugar to use in baking. This is a page about making your own colored sugars.
Add Rose Petals to SaladRose petals make a nice salad ingredient. Immerse them in cold water first. Only use rose petals that have not been sprayed with anything.
Making Chocolate Transfer Sheets?I would like to make my own chocolate transfer sheets. Does anyone know an easy way to do this?
Frost Meatloaf Muffins With Mashed PotatoesThe meatloaf muffins tip reminded me of something I used to do for my kids at lunchtime when they were little. I "frosted" meatloaf muffins with mashed potatoes.
Vegetable Peeler For Fancy Chocolate CurlsTo make chocolate curls for your desserts, use a large milk chocolate bar and shave with a vegetable peeler.
Stuffed Cherry TomatoesAre you wanting an innovative way to serve your chilled egg, tuna or chicken salad for your next potluck? Cherry tomatoes! Wash some cherry tomatoes, hollow them by removing the core, seeds, and membranes.
Making a Strawberry Fan GarnishHere are some yummy strawberry waffles we had at a local restaurant (The Family Inn at Manchester, Manchester, WA). There was a lovely strawberry fan on top so we took a picture.
Add Extra Cheese To Frozen PizzaAdd Extra Cheese To Frozen Pizza. If you're baking a pre-made frozen pizza or lasagna, near the end of preparation, toss an extra handful or two of shredded cheese or top as you please. . .
Cranberry GarnishThreading whole cranberries on a spears or toothpicks makes a nice garnish for a cheese tray. You could also use these as swizzle sticks in crantinis or to spear the top of a turkey sandwich.
Star Shaped Pepper GarnishTo add a special touch to a pasta dish take a star shaped cookie cutter and press it into the flesh of slices of red or green pepper. Then place the stars on the plate of pasta to add visual interest.
Using Geraniums as a GarnishGeraniums are peppery flowers that look great frozen in ice cubes. They make a nice garnish for a martini made with pepper vodka. A few blossoms also look nice next to a big peppery hunk of roast beef.
Stuffed TomatoesStuff small red tomatoes with pesto or olive paste to make an interesting garnish for hot or cold pasta dishes. Small red tomatoes stuffed with blue cheese and nuts are a nice compliment for a salad made of watercress and field greens.
Using Angelica as a GarnishAngelica is an edible flower that ranges in color from pink to blue to lavender. Angelica buds have a bit of a licorice taste so they go great with poppy seed cake or lemon cakes.
Make a Tomato RoseTo make a tomato rose simply pick a tomato of any size. Make sure it is a gel variety like a Roma tomato. Take a very sharp knife and start peeling it like you would an apple.