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Storing rice krispie treats

Do rice krispie treats need to be refrigerated, or can they be stored at room temperature? I'd like to know both whether leaving them out is safe, and whether refrigeration will affect their flavor ...
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Roasting marshmallows on indoors [duplicate]

Can I use Choice Ethanol Gel Chafing Dish Fuel to cook marshmallows, or do I have to use a certain kind.
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Homemade marshmallows not roasting, just melting

I'm trying to make homemade marshmallows for smores. I found this recipe and the marshmallows turned out great (taste/texture): http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Marshmallows-15797 The ...
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Is there a way to stop marshmallows from melting off the stick?

Does anyone know of a good way to keep marshmallows from melting off the roasting stick when making smores? Not just sliding off, more like when you use a hot roasting stick and then put the ...
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Reformulate a marshmallow recipe to remove lactose and HFCS

I'm trying to modify the marshmallow recipe in this post to make it vegan: http://moleculargastronomy.wordpress.com/2010/10/09/molecular-gastronomy-carrageenan-kappa-and-iota/ The first hurdle is ...
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How do you thicken a cold filling?

What product can I use to thick a filling that is sweet and does not get heated? The filling is made of butter and homemade marshmallow.
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How do I melt the chocolate in a s'more?

It is an age old question. How can I ensure that the chocolate in a s'more is properly melted. Even when assembling them quickly the marshmallow just doesn't have enough heat to melt the chunk of ...
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Is it safe to roast marshmallows over a sterno flame?

It's become common practice around my apartment to use a sterno to roast marshmallows because it's easy, cheap and (primarily) because we can't have a campfire in my living room. Is this dangerous?
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Texture issue in homemade powdered sugar

The other day I was making marshmallows and ran into a multitude of problems -- broken candy thermometers, overheated mixers, syrup spill, you name it. I thought I'd escaped the clutches of fate and ...
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What is the substitution ratio for mini marshmallows to large marshmallows?

I have a recipe calling for 12 large marshmallows, but I only have minis. How many should I use?
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What can I do to dry out my marshmallows?

The recipe that I used did not call for cornstarch or corn syrup. The result is that they are slightly wet. Can I do anything to dry them up, such as dusting them with corn flour? I did dredge them ...
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Marshmallows are wet on the bottom as they set

I tried to follow this recipe: http://www.davidlebovitz.com/2011/07/marshmallow-recipe-candymaking/ Deviations from the recipe: - I used icing sugar instead of the marshmallow mix. - I could not find ...
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Why do marshmallows poof up so huge when put in the microwave?

As anyone who's put marshmallows in the microwave knows, they expand a ton! Sometimes they puff up to literally more than twice their original size (YouTube video for those who haven't seen it). So, ...
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Proper way to add marshmallows to brownies?

I've had brownies with gooey marshmallow swirled in and find them delicious. However, when I try to duplicate this by adding miniature marshmallows to my brownie mix, I find that they just turn into ...
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Converting Peppermint Marshmallow Recipe to Raspberry

I have the following peppermint marshmallow recipe that I know works well: 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar, plus more for dusting the marshmallows' surface and the work surface 1/2 cup plus 2 ...
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How do you form Marshmallow Ropes?

I have made marshmallows before and formed them into a pan, and then cut them into squares. That works fine and they taste great. I'd like to achieve the effect of the long marshmallow ropes that I ...