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  • How-To

    How to Caramelize Crème Brûlée

    Homemade crème brûlée is even better than any you'll have in a restaurant, but it does require mastering the right tool: a mini blowtorch, which helps you achieve that perfectly…

  • Article

    Tasting Panel: Shopping for Mozzarella

    Without question, the ideal melting cheese for pizzas, stromboli, and calzones is low-moisture mozzarella. Also known as block or “pizza” cheese, low-moisture mozzarella is what you find at your local supermarket…

  • How-To

    How to make clarified butter

    Heat 1/2 pound (two sticks) of unsalted butter in a small, heavy saucepan over low heat. As the butter slowly melts, it will separate into a small amount of milky…

  • How-To

    Tempering Chocolate

    For a smooth, glossy look when making candies or using melted chocolate for decorating and dipping, temper your chocolate. Joanne Smart details an effective tempering method.

  • How-To

    How to Melt Chocolate

    Melting chocolate on the stovetop or in the microwave

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