I'm making pecan bars in the morning and I was thinking I'd get a jump on the work by toasting the nuts tonight. Is there a downside to toasting the pecans and then letting them sit overnight vs ...
It seems to be common knowledge that "toasting is better" when it comes to spices. But the other day I noticed my toasted-and-freshly-ground coriander smelled pretty weak, and I ended up boosting the ...
The consensus seems to be that toasted (black) sesame seeds taste better than their raw counterpart. But what happens to the improved flavour when those toasted sesame seeds cool down or get ...
How much energy am I wasting by toasting my bagel in my big oven? Should I get a toaster?
I recently toasted some acorn squash seeds in my toaster and, to my surprise, when I opened the toaster I got the unmistakable aroma of chocolate. A friend readily confirmed that they did indeed smell ...
There are many recipes where freshly toasted nuts are called for, and that got me wondering--how far can I toast them in advance without sacrificing flavor? If not, how quickly do they lose flavor, ...
I have recipes that call for dry roasting peanuts, coconut, and sesame seeds. I make these recipes a lot — so theoretically it would be easier to dry roast everything I have one time, instead of ...
The recipe/picture that I'm following calls for cutting out Christmas stars from marzipan and for the stars to be browned somewhat (does look nice). Last time I did this, the stars deformed quite a ...