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  1. jfresch

    Pickle Pots? Technique

    Does anyone know about the technique of pickle pots or where I can find more information on them. Here is a link to what I am referring to. http://blog.ideasinfood.com/ideas_in_food/2013/03/pickle-pot.html
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    Chocolate-less "ganache"

    Is it possible to make ganache without the use of chocolate? I want to make a coconut ganache that has the texture of chocolate but the flavor of pure coconut.
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    Top Brands of tableware/china

    Also looking for more natural styles as well as formal.
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    Top Brands of tableware/china

    Porcelain, contemporary/modern, restaurant use. Thanks!
  5. what are some of the best brands for high end plates and service pieces?
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    Kudzu Starch

    Does anyone know much about this type of starch. I seem to recall hearing about it somewhere but can not remember what it is used for. I know there are some really interesting modern techniques that utilize kudzu starch but I have forgotten what they are. Anyone know?
  7. Does anyone have a list of ratios of sheet gelatin to liquid for gellees and panna cota?
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    Attika Vinegar?

    Has anyone used this 24% vinegar and do you know where to get it in the states? Online?
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    Best Hand Mixers

    Any one know of an exceptional quality hand mixer for a professional kitchen without breaking the bank? 200-350 dollar range. I have been looking at dynamic and bamix but dont know anything about that brand.
  10. I can unfortunately no longer travel to Chicago and must sell the 4 tickets I purchased for saturday 3/30 at 8:30. Please contact me if interested. I am asking face value. Host Note: Click here for the terms under which this is posted on the eGullet forums
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    Elongated ring cutters?

    Does anyone know where I can get a set of long ring cutters. They range in size from 1/4 inch to inch wide by roughly 6 inches long.
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    Blood Sausage

    Anyone have a good recipe for blood sausage?
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    Updating the Kitchen Essentials

    What tools do you have in your knife bag or kitchen that you couldn't live without? Mini offset spat, khun spoon
  14. Do you have a standard ratio you use for a bechamel?
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    Any Idea how this is Done?

    This is a dessert at Astrance. Apparently it is meringue wrapped around ice cream. How do they achieve that design? http://jadedfork.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/img_4612.jpg