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Desktop Video: rotating a movie clip, minolta digital camera, video editing software
minolta digital camera, video editing software, vertical position: juru, You ll need some video editing software. Some of the software will have the ability to rotate on the Z axis (like turning the wheel of a car). Here s some I found http://www.versiontracker.com/php/search.php?str=video+editing&plt%5B%5D=windows&tfBasis=&afterYear=&afterMonth=&afterDay=&beforeYear=&beforeMonth=&beforeDay=&action=search&srchGuid=5e8f2f1b59e7de1f%3A19ed7e%3Afda1f2e687%3A-800019ed7e%3Afda1f2e687%3A-7d63&by=licenseType&dir=descending&pg=1&perPage=20...

Desktop Video: S-Video output question, s video output, premiere media
s video output, premiere media, satellite channel: From what you describe, I believe it would work. You would just need some software that will capture video. The only ones I am familiar with are editing programs like Pinnacle Studio, I-movie, Premiere, Media 100, Final Cut, Avid, etc... THey all have the...

Desktop Video: S-Video to my TV, hdtv television, radeon x800
hdtv television, radeon x800, gddr: Without getting into it and actually troubleshooting, this is difficult to diagnose from a distance. Somewhere there is a setting that will tell the card to output S-video from the S-video port (make sure it s really S-video and not some other type of...

Desktop Video: S-Video to my TV, 3dfx tv, radeon x800
3dfx tv, radeon x800, gddr: First, a question for you: Are you using the 4-Pin or 7-Pin variant S-Video connector pin out? In the meantime, remember that the required settings for TV-Out are usually done using tools that come with the drivers of your videocard. Assuming you...

Desktop Video: S video output, sanyo widescreen tv, dell dimension 9100
sanyo widescreen tv, dell dimension 9100, s video output: I don t know that the s-video sends an image out all of the time. You may have to output a full screen video image (as opposed to your computer destop or Powerpoint) to get an image to pass thru. Typicaly, outputs send a signal out all of the time but...

Desktop Video: Saving a video from URL to file, powerpoint slide show, internet connectivity
powerpoint slide show, internet connectivity, puter: I don t typically deal w/ this in my work so I m not going to be able to give you that great of an answer. There are a number of programs out there that will let you record streaming video as it comes into your puter. I can t recommend one because I ve...

Desktop Video: Scan slides to jpg, burn jpeg to CD-R, view on tv, hp pavillion zd7000, creating a vcd
hp pavillion zd7000, creating a vcd, panasonic pv: I m not really familiar with this but I may have some info that s helpful. If you are burning CD s and viewing them via a DVD player on a TV, then I assume you (or your friend) is creating a VCD. It s my understanding that these things are very temperamental...

Desktop Video: Screen recording software w/ audio, scan converters, screen recording software
scan converters, screen recording software, shutter speed: I m not exactly how to do that. There may be software out there that does it but it s not really something I do. You could record it with a good quality camera. The nicer ones will let you adjust shutter speed so that you can get rid of the scan lines....

Desktop Video: Sending video files, web page designer, file windows
web page designer, file windows, video file: the best way to do it (and the free way) is to upload your video to a video sharing service such as Google Video or YouTube. You simply upload your video- it gets compressed and they send you the code to put the video on your website... There are plenty...

Desktop Video: Skipping while encoding DV, panasonic dv camera, motion artifacts
panasonic dv camera, motion artifacts, jpg mpeg: Raymond, Couple of side notes first. DV is 5:1 compressed (5 min= 1 gig.) Therefore 20 min = 4 gb. Uncompressed is actually 1 min = 1 gig. It sounds like you re seeing motion artifacts. Here is an image to compare to: http://www.digital-digest.com/dvd/articles/tmpgenc_test/105%202.35%20highestQ.jpg...

Desktop Video: Slideshow Software, digital camera photos, flicker filter
digital camera photos, flicker filter, musical slideshows: You need to make sure you are starting with good, clean images. Today s digital cameras should have plenty of resolution for diplay on TV. Basically a 1 megapixel camera produces an image about the size of your TV screen. If you blow it up any bigger than...

Desktop Video: Slideshow, sorry jeff, stock photos
sorry jeff, stock photos, burning software: Gareth, Unfortunately, I can t really say. I don t own/use nero; Some disk burning software put the original photos on the CD. But I suspect you have made a DVD (not as data, but rather as a DVD that works in regular players.) DVD stores everything...

Desktop Video: Slow loading video files, speedy response, slow loading
speedy response, slow loading, video quality: Dorlene, here is my email address: jeffgreenberg@mac.com I d need to have the original video files (you d have to ship them to me on a CD or a DVD (as data)). Since the files are short, I d charge you $25 for the conversion, and $10 for variances (two...

Desktop Video: Slow motion and resizing, ms windows media, ms photo editor
ms windows media, ms photo editor, resizing photos: Slow motion feature is in Media Player Classic: http://www.videohelp.com/tools/Media_Player_Classic Everything you need to know about batch resizing photos can be found here: http://graphicssoft.about.com/od/batchresizecrop/Batch_Resizing_Cropping_Tools_Tips.htm...

Desktop Video: Sony camcorder DVD vs. miniDV (tape) vs. hard-drive camcorder, free hard drive space, sony dcrdvd505
free hard drive space, sony dcrdvd505, sony camcorder: Breagh, Pretty much any DV camera with firewire ought to work. I suggest you look at apple s pages for supported cameras (assume that later models in the same series by the same manufacturer should be just fine). DV format is *not* uncompressed...

Desktop Video: Sony DCS-VX2000, standard dv, ilink cable
standard dv, ilink cable, dv camera: Beth, The iLink cable is actually firewire (iLInk is sony s name for it.) It s a pretty standard DV camera that works with a firewire cable to your computer for editing. USB won t cut it for the data speed that DV video cameras use. Hope that helps,...

Desktop Video: Sony DV Conversion to DVD - Software, sony dcr hc30, dcr hc30
sony dcr hc30, dcr hc30, sorenson squeeze: Steve, I m not that familiar with the consumer tools as the professional tools. For me, all media manipulation is a process. 1) Acquire (copy from tape to the computer) 2) Edit (add titles/effects sudio tracks) 3) Optionally encode 4) Author...

Desktop Video: Sony VOB file problems, vob file, vob files
vob file, vob files, sony disc: Bobbie, Since you re sure that it s every VOB file, as I said, we ll have to assume that sony is doing something funky with it. At which point, I think your best bet is to contact sony. I ve done a ton of google searching, and I can t find people who...

Desktop Video: Stills from Movies, video editing software, screen capture program
video editing software, screen capture program, good luck: Hhhhhmmm... I would think that most video editing software would let you do that...never tried. But most of the good programs cost. You could try a screen capture program. We have one for the Mac at work called SnapZ . I believe it s free. Good luc...

Desktop Video: Streaming Broadcast Video, dvcpro hd codec, best codec
dvcpro hd codec, best codec, porto portugal: Jamie, I m a bit unclear. With an FCP system, you can capture using the DVCPRO HD codec, which, with the panasonic 1200a deck, permits you to use the same codec that s on the deck (it s called a native capture/editing process). This same process is...

Desktop Video: Streaming Video, news program, streaming media
news program, streaming media, software program: I downloaded a program called Switch the other day to do audio file conversions. With it came the option of downloading a couple of other programs, one of which supposedly records streaming media. I haven t tried it but that s what it s supposed to do. ...

Desktop Video: Streaming video with Windows Media Player (different versions), using windows 98, windows media player
using windows 98, windows media player, internet experts: Hhhmm..this is actually out of my area of expertise . And I have no clue as to why this is happening. It s odd but I m sure there s a simple fix for it. One of the puter gurus on this site would be better. How about upgrading to Player 9 (I think that...

Desktop Video: Streaming video, web authoring software, sony camcorders
web authoring software, sony camcorders, distribution format: Paul, Uh..familiar with pandora s box? that s just what you ve opened. No matter what, you need to encode your movies in a distribution format (for the web). Technically DVD s are a distribution format. As opposed to DV format which is the format...

Desktop Video: Svcd -> DVD, cheapest dvd player, neutral format
cheapest dvd player, neutral format, standalone dvd player: Phil, I have two solutions for you. Easy: go down to a big box retailer with the SVCD, and put it into the cheapest DVD player- it ll probably work. Buy that. It ll cost you less than $40. The hard way: Rip the SVCD video to a neutral format (like...

Desktop Video: saving parts of dvd's as video files, universal answer, windows media player
universal answer, windows media player, video files: Unfortunately I don t know the answer to this. Someone at work had a similar question and we didn t come up with a universal answer. It seems that some DVD s have their files locked or organized into files that can t be opened...at least not w/ any...

Desktop Video: saving parts of dvd's as video files, gig files, mpeg 2
gig files, mpeg 2, windows media player: Heath, It s a pretty heachahy thing - a DVD is a series of Multiplexed (single) 1 Gig files...and grabbing parts of it are dificult. Software like the ones here: http://www.versiontracker.com/php/search.php?mode=basic&action=search&str=mpeg+2&plt%5B%5D=macosx&x=0&y=0...

Desktop Video: saving pic's format, graphics program, adobe photoshop
graphics program, adobe photoshop, freebies: You need a graphics program. We use Adobe Photoshop but it s very expensive. I m sure there are some freebies or cheapies out there that you can get. Basically all you need to do is open the pics in the graphics program and then do a save as and change...

Desktop Video: saving streaming video, google search, screen capture
google search, screen capture, youtube: I believe there are couple of products that claim to be able to do this. Unfortunately I have little to no need for them in my work so I can t give you a recommendation. Maybe try a Google search for screen capture video and see what you get. Sorry...

Desktop Video: After searching both the regular..., microsoft powerpoint presentation, mov video clips
microsoft powerpoint presentation, mov video clips, g4 mac: Ron, The closest I can guess is that Microsoft hates you. And me. Here s what I found: http://www.rdpslides.com/pptfaq/FAQ00281.htm I d suggest making any video MPEG1, any audio only files WAV. And I d test eveyrhting before I d get in front...

Desktop Video: self looping vcd or dvd, poor choices, powerpoint presentation
poor choices, powerpoint presentation, vcd: HT. That s TWO questions. Tell powerpoint to save the slides as stills and import the stills into your favorite Editing application. For example, DVDSP3 does slideshows (with nifty transitions.) The problem with powerpoint is that most of the slides...

Desktop Video: sending dvd through email, video compression software, ripping software
video compression software, ripping software, post courier: Mrs S. Here s what you d have to do: You d have to get it off the DVD (using DVD ripping software) Then, convert it to something small (video compression software) that would fit over email (less than one megabyte). I have a feeling that this wouldn...

Desktop Video: sharing photos, adobe elements, sharing photos
adobe elements, sharing photos, dvd players: Debbie, I m making a complete guess here. If a dvd you make won t be recognized on other computers...I have only one real guess. I m thinking that your DVD burner is misaligned (it can read it s own DVD that it writes...) It s not something that...

Desktop Video: simple DVD creation, video editing program, creating dvds
video editing program, creating dvds, side job: Any video editing program will do this. But many DVD burners come with the software to do what you are describing. I d look into a DVD burner that has that program included. That would be the cheapest and easiest way. You don t need the hassle of learning...

Desktop Video: simple DVD creations, sonic dvdit, creating dvds
sonic dvdit, creating dvds, side job: Laurie... Apple makes that stuff very, very easy. So, my first suggest is seriously buy a mac. Now having said that, I could suggest two/three programs on the PC: Sonic DVDit http://www.sonic.com/products/dvdit/default.asp Ulead DVD Studio...

Desktop Video: The software for Films Mixes, affinity systems, mid range systems
affinity systems, mid range systems, editing systems: Hi Ali. There are many different editing systems. Some are more expensive than others. Some of the major production systems include Avid and Affinity systems. Mid range systems are Final Cut Pro, Premiere and so on. Consumer systems are your basic editing...

Desktop Video: software, converter htm, ultra rm converter
converter htm, ultra rm converter, rm mp3: RM audio to MP3: http://www.free-codecs.com/download/Free_RM_MP3_Converter.htm or http://www.freewarefiles.com/program_6_226_18106.html RM into MPEG: http://www.newfreedownloads.com/Screenshot-Ultra-RM-Converter.html or http://www.eo-video.com/index.htm...

Desktop Video: sound lags video, free wares, free dv
free wares, free dv, sharewares: arun, 5-6 SECONDS? That s a hell of a sync issue. Hmm. Shareware or freeware? I d suggest using Avid s Free DV. http://www.avid.com/freedv/index.asp It s free, an editor and will permit you to fix it, if you can figure it out. Good Luck!...

Desktop Video: sound lags video, free wares, insufficient ram
free wares, insufficient ram, video ram: I assume you mean the video is in your computer and not on tape. This is usually caused by insufficient RAM or not enough video RAM or too many other programs running in the background. Chances are that the video and audio are actually recorded together...

Desktop Video: special effects - faceless, eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, sunshine of the spotless mind
eternal sunshine of the spotless mind, sunshine of the spotless mind, novice level: Howie, I m sure they put breathing tubes in the actor s mouth and nose in Eternal Sunshine. Same effect? No way. if you didn t/couldn t shoot it that way...it won t be the same. So, Don t constrain yourself that it HAS to be like that. Any visual...

Desktop Video: Television & DVD software, ibm t30 laptop, s video output
ibm t30 laptop, s video output, s video cable: There are many things you can do with a laptop computer that you can t easily do with a desktop computer. Because a laptop is smaller and lighter it is well suited for many tasks. One of my favorite things to do is to hook my laptop up to my TV for playing...

Desktop Video: Tinny audio, aurora igniter, broadcast delivery
aurora igniter, broadcast delivery, sync issues: Jeremy, Blackburst only has to do with sync issues. Not audio. I can think of two things. Are you mixing against levels? Or against what the speakers are set to? Most stuff for broadcast delivery is often +_8db from tone. Don t go louder or...

Desktop Video: Transfer miniDV tapes to DVD, canon gl2, nero 7
canon gl2, nero 7, minimal loss: Karl, There are two ways you can do this...one via the computer and one without. If your DVD recorder has a firewire input, you can likely plug your camera into it (via firewire) and play from the camera while recording into the DVD (all the data - sound...

Desktop Video: Transfer movie from tape to digital, best movie editing software, rca cable
best movie editing software, rca cable, lighting techniques: Jared, Some thoughts. A digital camcorder still tape based - the fact is that the data on the tape is stored digitally. Yes, you can transfer non-digital formats (Hi-8, VHS). You can acquire it directly into your computer using, surprisingly, an analog...

Desktop Video: Transferring to DVD, local photography, photography store
local photography, photography store, competant: Barbara, Unfortunately, it s not easy nor cheap. The problem is that you have to have equipment to transfer the Super 8 to videotape (VHS or miniDV0 and then get that into the computer to make a DVD. I d suggest going to your local photography store...

Desktop Video: Transferring to DVD, competant, burner software
competant, burner software, vhs tapes: You need to record the film to video. Just project it on a wall and video tape it with your camcorder. If you want DVD, then import the video from tape via firewire and burn DVD s using your DVD burner software. There are companies that do this for a...

Desktop Video: Transferring home movies, 50th wedding anniversary, google search
50th wedding anniversary, google search, telecine transfer: Richard, There are three levels of what you re looking for. The cheapest, was exactly what was done - where you project on a screen, and use a video camera to capture. The middle method is the same thing with a bit more control, it s called a telecine...

Desktop Video: Troubleshooting DVD Creation, dell dimension 2350, sony dvd player
dell dimension 2350, sony dvd player, dell dimension: john, I m going to give you both answers. For $130 here s a DVD recorder. http://dealnews.com/articles/Artec+DRRE+12A+Standalone+DVD+Recorder+for+130+shipped+...+or+less/84520.html It s a standalone and just like a VCR. Now, ot your problem. ...

Desktop Video: Tv Station on the Web, google search, question thanks
google search, question thanks, google: I m not sure, to be honest, I doubt there are very many but I m sure someone is doing it. You re probably not going to get TV stations like you get at home, however. I d do a google search (www.google.co) for television station streaming . You may have...

Desktop Video: taking a photo of a paused scene of a dvd movie, copyguard, john weber
copyguard, john weber, color photo: John, PowerDVD and WinDVD both have this feature built in. Additionally, here is a guide beyond that: http://www.neowin.net/forum/lofiversion/index.php/t302151.html You ll shoot it and then print it... Be aware that video is 720 x 480 (although...

Desktop Video: taking still photo's from a dvd slideshow, presentaion, special software
presentaion, special software, digital photos: Penny, There are three different things you can do. 1) The *smartest* thing is to contact the funeral home and ask them for copies of the digital photos. This will get you the highest quality pictures. 2) You can (using special software) go through...

Desktop Video: transfer to external hard disk, external hard disk, external hard drive
external hard disk, external hard drive, pc thanks: HT, My instincts say it s one of two things. 1) The movie is damaged, Try duplicating it on your internal hard drive and copying that. 2) It s a very big movie and you re trying to put it on a PC drive that s formatted FAT32 (and not NTFS). Fat...

Desktop Video: transfer video DVD to hard drive+, video editing software, dvd authoring software
video editing software, dvd authoring software, extra credits: Teresa, Can you do this? Yes. Should you? NO. The DVD is no longer what was recorded - it will take a serious quality hit to be converted from MPEG-2 (DVD format) to a format that you can edit it (DV) and then back to MPEG-2. MPEG-2 is a very,...

Desktop Video: transfer video files from PC to DVD recorder, pin connections, device manager
pin connections, device manager, special software: Wayne, If it shows up in the device manager and doesn t need a driver (that it can use your built in driver) this might work. I don t know how your specific dvd recorder works. Plug it in. Right click on my computer. Click Device Manager. See if it...

Desktop Video: transfering from VHS to DVD or VCD, vhs to digital, vhs to dvd
vhs to digital, vhs to dvd, exact question: Reniet, I m having a little bit of trouble figuring out your exact question. So I ll just write a little in response. VHS is pretty bad to begin with. It s an analog recording, and a consumer tool. DVD is *also* pretty bad, but it does replicate...

Desktop Video: transfering video from camcorder to computer, camcorder canon, mac g4
camcorder canon, mac g4, camera footage: Connect your camcorder to your computer using the AV out or DV in/out port: http://video.thedvshow.com/item/WHBYXQ0HTSH1NL94 Then using iMovie (it should be installed on your computer) start capturing: http://www.mpi.nl/corpus/a4guides/a4-guide-imovie.pdf...

Desktop Video: tv out put text program, video editing software, video editing program
video editing software, video editing program, professional packages: Any video editing software can do this. It s called a crawl. You could also do in in a video editing program by creating a graphics file that has the lext laid out in a line like a crawl. You would then tell it to move across the screen from right to left....

Desktop Video: Ulead dvd workshop, best dvd authoring software, angles
best dvd authoring software, angles, transitions: HT, DVD studio Pro is one of the best DVD authoring software available...Multiple tracks, multiple angles...use of photoshop layered files for menus, transitions (very unique to apple), make it very good DVD authoring software. http://www.apple.com/dvdstudiopro/...

Desktop Video: Ulead Video Studio 10, file vsp, project settings
file vsp, project settings, mpeg avi: Before rendering your entire project into a movie file, select File: Save or Save As to save it first as a VideoStudio project file (*.VSP). This allows you to return to your project anytime and make edits. If you want to preview your project before creating...

Desktop Video: Ulead Video Studio 10, film clip, uvs
film clip, uvs, video studio: Before placing your video clips on the project, it is worth noting that, in common with many budget editors these days, Video Studio provides both a Storyboard and Timeline View – defaulting to the Storyboard view. Simply drag your video clip from the media...

Desktop Video: USB Streaming, sony dcr, square pixels
sony dcr, square pixels, software etc: Guy, A camera that has USB is probably only meant to get 640x480 (which by the way, is the size of TV). That s right, All TV is 640x480. Technically, that s not correct, it s 720x480 (or 486) using non square pixels. I d prefer DV over USB (that...

Desktop Video: USB video-editing, belkin usb videobus, belkin videobus
belkin usb videobus, belkin videobus, usb videobus ii: Paul, It s hard for me to know if I m making the right recommendation because I have to make some assumptions about what you re trying to do (I m not certain whether your main purpose is to edit videos or generate photos). I m also not a photo editing...

Desktop Video: uploading a homemade dvd to youtube, ripper software, vhs tapes
ripper software, vhs tapes, video card: You ll need to get the video into your computer. It s difficult to extract video and audio from a DVD unless you can rip it. We typically just play it thru a player and bring it in thru a video card that accepts composite video in (or whatever output your...

Desktop Video: using slideshow in dvd player, assests, authoring software
assests, authoring software, mpeg 2: Wayne, No. You ll have to use DVD Authoring software to take the slides and author them into DVD format (even though it s on a CDr). DVD s know nothing about computers - all the assests (movies, slides, audio) have to be converted into an MPEG-2...

Desktop Video: Not sure what a VCD is......, video editing program, home dvd player
video editing program, home dvd player, vcd: VCD s aren t worth the effort, or so I hear..never tried one. If you don t need it to play in a home DVD player, then you can just use s video editing program to make it into a QuickTime movie. It will only play in a computer, however. All my friends...

Desktop Video: VCD, format differences, vcd players
format differences, vcd players, mov files: I m assuming you shot this in PAL. Otherwise you have a huge headache. Here are links explaing exactly what you want. What s a VCD: http://www.videoforums.co.uk/guide-what-is-a-vcd-7.htm How to do so in Premiere http://www.mightycoach.com/articles/videotips/whatarevcds.html...

Desktop Video: VCD, best bet, tape cd
best bet, tape cd, good luck: VCD s are pretty tricky, so I hear. I ve never tried it so I only know what people tell me. Best bet is to research it a bit on a site like DVDhelp.com. you may find what you need there. Sorry I m not more help. We don t work w/ VCD s...mostly tape,...

Desktop Video: Veo video email, comcast internet, veo camera
comcast internet, veo camera, video ram: Usually this is caused my a lack of RAM and/or video RAM. But if it worked before the reformat, then it should work now. Perhaps there s a setting in the recording software that s different. You didn t say which (sound or video) was ahead so I can t tell...

Desktop Video: VHS to DVD, vhs signal, vhs player
vhs signal, vhs player, firewire card: Federico, Here we go. you ll need a black box (pinnaclesys.com) to convert the analog VHS signal to DV. You ll need a firewire card (~$50). You need 12 gigabytes per hour on your hard drive. You ll convert the VHS signal using the black box...

Desktop Video: VHS to DVD, adaptec cd creator, cd creator software
adaptec cd creator, cd creator software, analog to digital converter: John, Simplest? Buy a DVD recorder from a retailer like best buy or circuit city for around $120. Next? Buy something from pinnaclesys.com or ulead.com ; you ll need an analog to digital converter, a firewire card, gobs of drive space. Basically...

Desktop Video: VHS to DVD, simplicity sake, video editing program
simplicity sake, video editing program, analog source: How to Convert VHS ----------------------------------------------------------- Converting home videos to DVD is a great way to preserve, share and enhance those old tapes that may be aging not too gracefully and do it yourself tape to DVD conversion...

Desktop Video: VHS to DVD quality, ati tv tuner card, tv tuner card
ati tv tuner card, tv tuner card, mpeg2 compression: Christina... You want the highest bitrate (as the MPEG2 compression is doing just that - compressing the video and throwing out data.) So, high bitrates are better. But, if you re trying to fit the video to the size of a DVD-5 you need to adjust...

Desktop Video: VHS to DVD video transfer, ati radeon 9800se, digital video files
ati radeon 9800se, digital video files, archive purposes: You don t say how you plan to get the footage into the computer. You ll need some sort of video card that accepts composite video and analog audio from the VCR. There are a few inexpensive ones out there that will do this. You can pick one up (like a Snappy)...

Desktop Video: VHS to DVD video transfer, simplicity sake, digital video files
simplicity sake, digital video files, video editing program: Not out of my area of expertise at all..... Here is a link to my website that answers this exact question: http://thedvshow.com/faq-pro/index.php?action=article&cat_id=004&id=127&lang= Cut and paste of the answer from this article below: ...

Desktop Video: VHS to DVD, firewire converter, external hard drive
firewire converter, external hard drive, name sarah: Sarah, I meant to answer this last week! I feel so guilty - another Greenberg! Everything you re saying should work. Here s my question: How are you actually getting the video into the computer? Firewire? USB? That s the first place we ll have...

Desktop Video: VHS to digital, xvid codec, kell factor
xvid codec, kell factor, video codecs: wow, You have quite a bit going on here - and I m impressed you re going to do it all open source. Let s break this down a bit. First, NTSC video is 720x486 (that s 243 scan lines, shown twice per frame, called fields.) The 486 number isn t divisible...

Desktop Video: VHS to PC to DVD, dv editing software, local video store
dv editing software, local video store, analog to dv converter: Mark, your cheapest idea is to go to a local video store and have them convert it for you to DVD. --------- Second suggestion is that you can buy a standalone DVD burner (like a VCR that will record output from the back of your VCR.) Cost starts at...

Desktop Video: VHS transfer, video editing software, analog to digital converter
video editing software, analog to digital converter, firewire card: Dale, All you need to record - is a DVD recorder. They re around $300 and act like a VCR - no computer needed. You ll find these at your local electronics store (Best Buy, Circuit City, Radio Shack etc.) To bring video into the computer...that s much...

Desktop Video: VHS Video to DVD, mini dv camcorder, easy dvd creator
mini dv camcorder, easy dvd creator, pinnacle studio: Hmmmm....if the tapes came from another country, that could be why they won t play properly. The Phillipines as well as the US, Japan and others use a video standard called NTSC. Some other countries use PAL, or SECAM. THat may be why. If they are from...

Desktop Video: VHS Video to digital, macworld article, dv converter
macworld article, dv converter, new imac: Paul, There isn t a mac without usb & firewire. Here s a macworld article with full instructions from jun 2004. http://www.macworld.com/2004/05/features/fromvhstodvd/index.php Also: http://www.synchrotech.com/product-1394/analog-dv-converter_02.html...

Desktop Video: VHS video capture on PC, analog to digital converter, cassettes to cd
analog to digital converter, cassettes to cd, vhs cassettes: Michael Simplest? Buy a DVD recorder from a retailer like best buy or circuit city for around $120. Next? Buy something from pinnaclesys.com or ulead.com ; you ll need an analog to digital converter, a firewire card, gobs of drive space. Basically...

Desktop Video: VHS video to VCD/DVD, easy cd creator, pinnacle studio
easy cd creator, pinnacle studio, compatibility issues: I seem to get this one alot..I need to keep my answers so I can copy/paste them! LOL You ll need a video card that has analog video/audio inputs. These tend to be moderately expensive (or at least they used to be). Look for a brand name you know. It...

Desktop Video: VHS video to VCD/DVD, mpeg compression, mpeg format
mpeg compression, mpeg format, vcd format: Phil, I ll try to give you the basics. VCDs and SVCDs are CDs that have been burned using a special MPEG compression format that will be recognized by many (but not all) DVD players. The difference between the two is that SVCD uses a format that compresses...

Desktop Video: Video, box displays, computer expert
box displays, computer expert, video box: Many times a secondary device will not function as your main monitor does. For instance, I have 2 monitors on my computer. Only one of them will display video or pictures (when I use Photoshop). I m not sure why, I just know this happens often. You may...

Desktop Video: Video, video playback problems, gb hdd
video playback problems, gb hdd, article talks: Sounds like your computer needs some house cleaning. Hard drives being filled up are the common cause for video playback problems. There is a nice tip on our website called Editing Video ... is your computer fast enough? This article talks about cleaning...

Desktop Video: Video, nero recode, editable format
nero recode, editable format, compression method: Cameron, What your asking is monumental in proportion. Seriously. And you re asking about 20 questions. Home videos converted to DVD can not be re-edited easily. The whole conversion to MPEG-2 and then the authoring of the DVD, puts you in a position...

Desktop Video: Video, vso software, ntsc formats
vso software, ntsc formats, nero recode: ------------------------- For re-editing DVDs there are a few methods to try: ------------------------- 1. Convert the DVD VOBs back to an MPG file or MPEG2, AC3, MPA, WAV elemantary streams(called demultiplexing) for easier editing and authoring....

Desktop Video: Video Camera, panasonic dvc30, sony vx1000
panasonic dvc30, sony vx1000, consumer cameras: Tight race as far as features which presents a tough choice. The DVC30 has good audio all the way around and good manual controls, and the VX is the best cam in low light conditions. If I was in your shoes, and I had the budget, I would choose the Sony...

Desktop Video: Video Cameras, panasonic dvx100a, panasonic dvx100
panasonic dvx100a, panasonic dvx100, canon xl2: Andy, Semi pro? Canon- XL2. Panasonic DVX100-A Canon s will look cool, have good 3rd party items (like the firestore to record to a HD). The Panasonic DVX100A has a goregous cinefeel and the option to work at 24p - but it s still DV. JVC+Sony...

Desktop Video: Video Capture, hp latop, slim budget
hp latop, slim budget, dv camcorder: Cheapest easiest route given the info provided: Buy a Mini-DV camcorder (the best you can afford). Geta 3CCD if you can afford it. Record the services on tape. Then buy a tabletop DVD recorder (just like a VCR). They cost between $100 & $200 now. Play...

Desktop Video: Video Capture, video capture cards, dv camcorder
video capture cards, dv camcorder, fusion device: I m really not up on the latest and greatest video capture cards (sorry), but have you considered purchasing a Mini-DV camcorder? You can patch your analog camera s outputs thru it an get it into the puter via firewire PLUS you d have a great camera for...

Desktop Video: Video Compact Discs, video compact discs, blank dvds
video compact discs, blank dvds, software program: A VCD is a CD burned to play like a DVD in a regular DVD player. They are hard to get to work properly, from my understanding. I ve never attempted one....never saw a use in it. If it were me, I d make the slide show into a QuickTime movie and then burn...

Desktop Video: Video cameras for both Mac OS and PCs, memory stick pro duo, memory stick pro duo media
memory stick pro duo, memory stick pro duo media, film video production: Robin, Are you asking me a why versus What should I get? It s pretty simple. Apple (and prosumer + professional editing software for the PC), utilizes a compression format called DV - that permits firewire transfers; guaranteed speed (USB does...

Desktop Video: Video capturing .Help me Please!!, wacom graphire 2, digital video creator
wacom graphire 2, digital video creator, windows xp professional edition: Without getting into the machine, I would be hard for me to diagnose it. It s obviously a computer problem as opposed to a video problem (it works on your brother s machine). You may want to try one of the computer experts on this site. The only thing...

Desktop Video: Video capturing on my PC, digital 8 camcorder, analog media
digital 8 camcorder, analog media, hi8 tapes: Greg, Yes, I believe that you can buy a digital 8 camcorder, and use it to capture nondigital Hi8. You d use firewire. USB (particularly usb 1.x) isn t fast enough (in a sustained measurement) to keep up with this much data. A $50 firewire card would...

Desktop Video: Video card for Mini-DV camera to PC, mini dv camera, mini dv tapes
mini dv camera, mini dv tapes, panasonic pv: Wayne, That s exactly what I said. You see, you ll end up with 2 hours (or so) of footage on your drive (around 24+ gigs.) This gets compressed into DVD-Video format. DVD Video is MPEG-2, multiplexed and authored in a standard format that can be...

Desktop Video: Video causes sound to crash??, bells and whistles, buggy software
bells and whistles, buggy software, p2p files: Is it just this video causing the issue or any one you play? Keep in mind that P2P files from unknown sources should not be trusted. There could be embedded code within the video that purposely crashes your system. If this is happening a good clue is if...

Desktop Video: Video Editing, video editing software, generator section
video editing software, generator section, pinnacle studio: Any video editing software will do this. It s in the CG (Character Generator) section of the software. The little icon or name in the corner is called a bug . You place it there as a graphic by keying it. You can edit with Adobe Premiere, Pinnacle...

Desktop Video: Video Editing: What now?, sony rs520, pinnacle studio dv version 8
sony rs520, pinnacle studio dv version 8, pinnacle software: Lene, It sounds like you have most of what you need. Install the 2nd drive the way you d normally set up a second drive in windows. Install all your programs to your C drive, and all the media that you capture to the 400 gig drive. You have no way...

Desktop Video: Video Editing, avid dv, pinnacle studio
avid dv, pinnacle studio, adobe premiere: That depends on how much money you want to spend. Final Cut Pro is very popular. Costs around $1000 plus a big Macintosh to run it on. Avid DV is very popular as well. Again, fairly pricey. Media 100 makes a good editor and Adobe Premiere is a...

Desktop Video: Video Editing Software, video editing software, free apps
video editing software, free apps, quicktime pro: Quicktime Pro is $29.99..its for use with Windows or a Mac. Find it here: http://www.apple.com/quicktime/pro/ I would recommend spending the $$ and using this software. However, if you don t feel like spending the money, our Download Vault has some free...

Desktop Video: Video Editing Software, video editing software, minidv camera
video editing software, minidv camera, perfect software: Leander, You re not going to find software to do what you want. Footage from a miniDV Camera is in DV format. DVD footage is highly compressed (in MPEG-2 format, a format that is not editable.) You ll have to convert it to DV format to edit it. ...

Desktop Video: Video Editing, pinnacle studio 8, jvc minidv
pinnacle studio 8, jvc minidv, firewire card: Firewire is the way you will connect your camera to the puter. You ll need a Firewire card (about$50) or so. The video coming into the puter thru Firewire is lossless, meaning there is no degradation of the picture quality. Very nice. For editing, you...

Desktop Video: Video Equipment & software, video editing equipment, digital video editing equipment
video editing equipment, digital video editing equipment, digital video editing: Ben, I m going to be honest with you and tell you that when I get a question like yours, I frequently click the button that says This Is Out of My Expertise, because as my profile states, I m an amateur and so I am not the best person to ask questions...

Desktop Video: Video editing., panasonic video camera, s video cable
panasonic video camera, s video cable, software ranges: Richard, Sorry, no. Svideo is an analog connection. Some firewire cards have an analog adapter that converts an analog signal to digital. DV video (that has firewire cables) are higher quality than analog. Your next question: Will it be easy enough...

Desktop Video: Video editing, editing software, sound quality
editing software, sound quality, saturation: Well, likely it faded during the transfer (it wouldn t realistically fade on dvd). Yes, editing software can add/repair brightness/saturation, but realistically, color correction (the proper term for this) only available with fairly expensive software....

Desktop Video: Video editing, premiere elements, photoshop elements
premiere elements, photoshop elements, image editing: Tanay, Photoshop is image editing, where premiere is video editing. I suggest you download the trial of Premiere elements: http://www.adobe.com/products/premiereel/index.html Best, Jeff G P.S. it s time to upgrade from photoshop, they re...

Desktop Video: Video editing., video editing program, google search
video editing program, google search, expereince: It s been my expereince that getting video files directly off of a DVD is difficult. They use a different type of file structure than regular video. But since you have the video files in your computer already (I m assuming that s how you got them to DVD),...

Desktop Video: Video extension problems!, flv file, screen capturing software
flv file, screen capturing software, java server page: The flash video file on that web page is located on a server somewhere. That source file needs to be found, saved and converted for a DVD or VCD. It is either a .SWF or .FLV file (or something else if not flash). Once you have this source file, you can do...

Desktop Video: Video Formats, fourcc code, qt player
fourcc code, qt player, avi format: On the windows side the tools for this are weak - Windows Media Player will try to play those things with .mpg .wmv and .asf extensions (along with .avi). If it was quicktime - part of the QT player displays what kind of media it really is; as well...

Desktop Video: Video format problem, speed internet connection, high speed internet connection
speed internet connection, high speed internet connection, high speed internet: Get the latest version of the player you are using (QuickTIme, REal Player, etc). Then check the properties of the file you are trying to play. Each movie is recorded with a codec . You must have the right codec to play it. Go get whatever codec they...

Desktop Video: Video that looks good online as well as on TV, panasonic pv gs400, sony handicam
panasonic pv gs400, sony handicam, sony hdr hc7: Lynn, I hate to tell you this.... Whether you use a DV camera or a HDV camera (and you likely had a DV camera), the picture quality is fine. Just make sure it has a firewire connection to your computer for transferring video. The problems you had...

Desktop Video: Video Output to Monitor, jvc mini dv camcorder, mini dv camcorder
jvc mini dv camcorder, mini dv camcorder, video playback: Kelly, CMD-F12 is the keyboard command to activate the firewire device (you can turn on FCP s ability to push the signal there or not. Go to the Final Cut PRo menu, choose EASY SETUP and choose DV NTSC Theres a chance you turned off it s use of...

Desktop Video: Video Problem (first address was wrong), video question, video problem
video question, video problem, computer question: Hmmm... it may have something to do with which monitor you have set up as the main monitor if such a setting exists. Actually, this is more of a computer question than a video question. You may want to try an expert in that field. Good luck...

Desktop Video: Video playback, video playback, internet ie
video playback, internet ie, video ram: Hard to say for sure, but if you are getting pic and sound then the codec is most likely correct. It s very possible that the movies are being recorded at higher resolution or frames per second or something so the the quality is better. This means they eat...

Desktop Video: Video "Stop Action" conversion to *.jpg, nancy nancy, studio technician
nancy nancy, studio technician, raw footage: Nancy, Sony s Video Vegas ought to fit the bill. Plus they have a trial. http://mediasoftware.sonypictures.com/Products/ShowProduct.asp?PID=914&keycode=3141-3001 But honestly? I d rather have the person who made the video - who has access to the...

Desktop Video: Video into screen saver, sorenson squeeze, easy google
sorenson squeeze, easy google, google searches: R, I ve never done this - if I needed it, I d contract it out. Here s the tools though. You need to get the video off your camera. Then have it converted to flash video (sorenson Squeeze, Cleaner XL, both easy google searches) and then use this:...

Desktop Video: Video software., windows movie maker, vob format
windows movie maker, vob format, digital video camera: The VOB files are part of the DVD structure, meaning they aren t standalone video files. THey work in conjunction with the other files on the DVD to make things work as they should when you play the DVD. At least this is my understanding. We have always...

Desktop Video: Video stuttering, nero showtime, power settings
nero showtime, power settings, storage space: Apart from doing a little housecleaning on your computer, here area a few tips to get rid of that jerky video: 1. Invest in more storage space. Having dedicated storage space in the form of a secondary hard drive or an external drive also frees up the system...

Desktop Video: Video stuttering, nero showtime, slow processor
nero showtime, slow processor, performance issue: Typically this is a performance issue. Not enough RAM, not enough Video RAM, too many proceses running in the background, slow processor, etc. Check to be sure you don t have any spyware or hijackers running in the background eating up resources. You may...

Desktop Video: Video Transfer, hardware combinations, video transfer
hardware combinations, video transfer, ongoing project: Roy, I d never use it, but http://pinnaclesys.com/PublicSite/us/Products/Consumer+Products/Home+Video/Dazzle/?dz=1 is a list of products from Pinnacle that will do what you want. Jeff P.S. there are other manufactures who make similar software/hardware...

Desktop Video: Video tape to computer . . ., vhs videotape, bob england
vhs videotape, bob england, analog signals: bob, You need some sort of digital path to get analog signals (VHS) to your computer (Digital) There are products that come in via USB like: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B00028CAJ4/techadvicecom/002-8509484-3438431 But they re not very...

Desktop Video: Video, video card drivers, wav clips
video card drivers, wav clips, avi clips: VXD s are video card drivers. Perhaps you need to reinstall the driver or better yet, check for updated drivers. It sounds as though you may have lost or corrupted your codecs. That would explain why some video clips play and others don t. May not be the...

Desktop Video: .VOB File, video ts, 5b
video ts, 5b, good luck: Phil, not really...it s part of a Video_TS folder which is a multiplexed DVD.. There are ways to convert a .VOB file into something you can play. Take a look at any of these: http://www.versiontracker.com/php/search.php?mode=basic&action=search&str=vob&plt%5B%5D=windows&x=0&y=0...

Desktop Video: .VOB Files, editable format, cert team
editable format, cert team, vob file: Marcelo, Don t think so. A VOB is an *authored*, *Muxed* MPEG2. Realistically, you should ask the department that made the DVD to make it smaller or make a new one. The only other way, that I know of...is to rip the DVD back into an editable format,...

Desktop Video: vcd, format differences, creating vcd
format differences, creating vcd, vcd players: According to my friends that have tried to make VCD s (I ve never even tried), it s not worth the effort. Quality stinks and getting it to play in most DVD players is a bear. I d skip it and just make a DVD. DVD burners are inexpensive enough now. If...

Desktop Video: vcr to dvd, vcr tape, vcr tapes
vcr tape, vcr tapes, record comparison: Rich, The advantage of the DVD recorder...is that you can also record TV. It ll also be faster for the whole process The disadvantage? You ll end up not being able to edit stuff you don t want out. VHS is pretty crummy quality to begin with...so...

Desktop Video: vhs to dvd, dv editing software, video capture card
dv editing software, video capture card, orange micro: Joe, If you want to do this yourself, you ll need (to do this on a newer faster PC): A analog to DV converter (minimum cost ~$300) You ll plug the back of your VCR to this. It will Pipe out DV signal. Canopus makes one. A DV/Firewire card (~$50)....

Desktop Video: vhs to dvd, macrovision protection, analog digital
macrovision protection, analog digital, disney movies: Roy, here are some prior answers on All experts about transferring VHS to DVD: http://experts.about.com/q/Desktop-Video-2813/VHS-video-capture-PC.htm http://experts.about.com/q/Desktop-Video-2813/analog-digital-choices.htm http://experts.about.com/q/Desktop-Video-2813/videotape-DVD.htm...

Desktop Video: vhs to dvd, mini dv camcorder, video editing software
mini dv camcorder, video editing software, firewire port: You need to get the videos into the puter somehow, either thru a video card w/ video & audio ins & outs or by passing it thru a mini DV camcorder via a firewire port on the puter. You ll probably need a piece of software that will capture the video and...

Desktop Video: vhs to pc and improving audio/video, noise reduction software, ntsc signals
noise reduction software, ntsc signals, pal machine: Paul, NTSC - Pal. On a computer it doesn t matter. ON a set it may (depending on the age of the set.) Many european sets can handle NTSC signals. On your COMPUTER it should be fine. No region encoding unles syou add it. Video quality is much worse...

Desktop Video: vhs tape conversion to dvd's, windows moviemaker, tape conversion
windows moviemaker, tape conversion, skillset: This is outside my skillset.. I have no idea how any of those work...win DVD is DVD watching software....windows moviemaker is worthless..and I don t know what record now is. I have no idea if the software is any good but: http://pinnaclesys.com/PublicSite/us/Products/Consumer+Products/Home+Video/Dazzle/?dz=1...

Desktop Video: vhs to vcd conversion, doclink, pinnacle studio
doclink, pinnacle studio, html product: Shankar. I have no idea. According to this: http://www.pinnaclesys.com/docloader_n.asp?templ=10&doclink=/WebVideo/studioversion9/English(US)/doc/s9_features_specs_7.html&Product_ID=1501&Langue_ID=7&loc=spec&division_id= No. but I d email someone...

Desktop Video: video, ablity, ripping software
ablity, ripping software, menu system: Hyder,. Not really. I have no idea about your specific DVD authoring software. You could concieveably create a DVD menu system that has the ablity to accept input from a remote...and the input was incorrect it would not permit you to view a video. ...

Desktop Video: video, distribution formats, sony vegas
distribution formats, sony vegas, trial period: D If it s DV http://www.avid.com/avidfree It s free. If it s not DV it s a major headache (formats like MPEG2/DVD/WMV) are distribution formats (heavily compressed, each frame does not contain all the information) and realistically should not be...

Desktop Video: video, video editing software, free video editing
video editing software, free video editing, free video editing software: There may be some free ones out there, but I can t recommend one for you. I have never usd a free video editing program. I would try searching thru Google for free video editing software and see what comes up. Maintaining quality is another issue. ...

Desktop Video: video, video editing software, hardware setup
video editing software, hardware setup, good answer: Answer to the first question: Yes. Go to avid.com They have an editing program there that is free (can t remember the name at the moment). I have never used it so I can t vouch for how good it is, but Avid is the industry leader in editing software. I...

Desktop Video: video, isp server, internet service provider
isp server, internet service provider, frequent problem: This really isn t my field but I know how frustrating it can be so I ll tyr to help you as best I can. I assume you mean you are watching videos from the Internet (like YouTube or something similar) and not a DVD or something you ve stored on your hard...

Desktop Video: video and audio codecs, nero showtime, audio codecs
nero showtime, audio codecs, decoder c: Robas - no idea. Me? I d uninstall them all and then reinstall real and WMP-9. The reinstall should work. For the record, desktop video (for me) is video editing - hence my description. But I d do the uninstall path (and reinstall path). The...

Desktop Video: video audio editing, compression decompression, dv cam
compression decompression, dv cam, mini jack: Steve, Any changes to MPEG2 is going to cause a compression/decompression cycle. If you used software that made a seperate WAV or AiFF file, you re fine. edit that. But if it made a MUXED (video and audio togther) MPEG2, sorry, there s no way to...

Desktop Video: video camera, fire wire cable, sony video camera
fire wire cable, sony video camera, vaio laptop: Paul, Firewire is that IEEE 1394 thing. There are two types of connectors, a wider one that you see on your apple, and a very narrow one that is used on the camera. Some of sony s laptops have that narrow one. You ll need a firewire narrow to narrow...

Desktop Video: video capture, video capture card, vcr tapes
video capture card, vcr tapes, sony camcorder: Brian, Start here for support: http://www.aver.com/products/dvm_AVerDVD_ezMaker.shtml You bought hardware, and they re the best place to get it working...I work with pretty high end stuff (around $50k+) Nero/movie maker aren t very good editing software....

Desktop Video: video capture, long periods of time, different softwares
long periods of time, different softwares, scan converter: Shortcut and old school method: Buy a scan converter. It takes your monitor signal (SVGA, VGA, etc..)and changes it into regular video. Patch this into a video recorder (tape, DVD, whatever). Connect your sound output to the recorder as well. hit RECORD...

Desktop Video: video capture, video capture card, s driver
video capture card, s driver, vhs tapes: Mike, Connect the cable from your VCR to something else. Does it have a picture? If it doesn t, it s the cable. If it does, it has to do with the way you ve set up the card with whatever software you re using. Without knowing the card or the software,...

Desktop Video: video card or jsut more memory (or both), sonypictures com, windows movie maker
sonypictures com, windows movie maker, gl card: Stephen, Well, it looks like the AMD 3200 chip is pretty okay...as long as the video software is okay with the AMD Chip (many pieces of software aren t. I d suggest looking at Sony Video Vegas: http://mediasoftware.sonypictures.com/products/vegasfamily.asp...

Desktop Video: video compression, windows media encoder, sorenson squeeze
windows media encoder, sorenson squeeze, easy squeeze: Mark, Without knowing what program your using.... I d suggest Sorenson Squeeze (for Eaxy, but expensive) and Windows Media encoder (for free, but less easy). Squeeze permits more formats. Windows Media Encoder only does WMV files. Best, Jef...

Desktop Video: video to computer, panasonic digital palmcorder, mini dv cassettes
panasonic digital palmcorder, mini dv cassettes, bells and whistles: Paul. It should have a firewire port (like your computer does). If your computer doesn t the card will cost you around $50. Then go to http://www.avid.com download free dv . You ll be able to ingest and do some simple editing for free. Jef...

Desktop Video: video edit question, pinnacle studio 8, video editing software
pinnacle studio 8, video editing software, google search: I understand completely. You want to edit. You just need video editing software. I don t know of any freebies that you can download, tho I m sure some exist. Try doing a Google search and see what comes up. I d pick a few and then do a search for reviews...

Desktop Video: video editing, pinnacle studio 8, decent video card
pinnacle studio 8, decent video card, firewire card: Kesa, I have no idea if your system is good enough. I know you can download Avid Free from avid - http://www.avid.com But I d contact pinnacle and tell them your problems....or the person who sold it to you and ask why you re having problems. ...

Desktop Video: When video editing, computer turns off, gigabyte boards, nvidia cards
gigabyte boards, nvidia cards, kind of virus: I wouldn t rule out a virus but most of the time this could be a cooling issue with your computer. As soon as it gets hot it just shuts itself down. If this is the case improve your cooling system by purchasing a better fan or a/c the room your computer is...

Desktop Video: video editing, sony minidv tape, softball skills
sony minidv tape, softball skills, different day: Laurie, Zooming in (or blowing up) the shots will make them look pretty bad. Most software (well, most professional software that I m running on my very standard desktop) will allow me to enlarge and reposition footage. I d suggest looking at sony...

Desktop Video: video file formats, quality stereo sound, video file formats
quality stereo sound, video file formats, vcd svcd: A single frame of uncompressed DVD-quality video without sound gobbles up about 1 megabyte of storage space. Video is shown at 30 frames per second. This means it takes 30 MB of storage space for one second of video. So if your wedding video runs 30 minutes,...

Desktop Video: video file issues, microsoft media player, sony handycam dvd
microsoft media player, sony handycam dvd, vob files: Check out QuickTime Pro. We use this to convert between formats alot. You can get it at apple.com. I believe it s about $50 or so. You may want to check out its specs to be sure it will handle .vob files(sorry, I m not familiar w/ that format). Don t...

Desktop Video: video files, video editing programs, canot
video editing programs, canot, video files: Sure you can. Most video editing programs will do this, but I m betting you don t have one or you wold have tyried it(most folks don t). I d go to download.com and try to find a program that does this. I m betting there ll be one there. Otherwise,...

Desktop Video: video fromat converter, video editing software, realone player
video editing software, realone player, freebie: We use quicktime Pro for most conversions but I don t think it will work w/ wmv s. Most video editing software will let you export as a different file type. There are also some freebie s out there that will do it for you. SOrry, I don t hhave any names...

Desktop Video: video issue>, google searh, temporary internet files
google searh, temporary internet files, thumbnail shots: They don t want you to download it. That s why it s done that way. Check your Temporary Internet Files folder on your hard drive and see if it s there. Slim chance but maybe... Or try to find out the name of the file and then do a Google searh and...

Desktop Video: video quality, windows movie maker, digital video camera
windows movie maker, digital video camera, sony dvd burner: David, I don t use Windows Movie Maker...Realistically if it s making a DVD it s making an MPEG-2 file (and probably doing a bad job at it...after all it s microsoft!) I d try better DVD software such as from TMPgenc. There s a demo you can test from....

Desktop Video: video reversing, left hand guitar, video editing program
left hand guitar, video editing program, google: Vernon, her s what you d have to do. You d have to rip the DVD. Then throw it into editing software. Then apply the effect Then render it. Then use DVD software to create a DVD. Try downloading VLC player (google it) - it should be able to play the...

Desktop Video: video or sound when starting pc, pc boots, start control panel
pc boots, start control panel, control panel 2: Never heard of a video automatically starting when you boot up but I have heard of using a customized sound. You can use any .wav or other audio file for this. Follow the below given steps to customize the audio that you hear when your PC boots: 1. Goto...

Desktop Video: video streaming, maximum bandwidth, viewer experience
maximum bandwidth, viewer experience, streaming server: My recommendation is to go with a streaming server over a web server. Here s why: - A streaming server is a specialized piece of software that accepts requests for video files, knows about the format, bandwidth, and structure of those files, and in many...

Desktop Video: video type, correct codec, compression size
correct codec, compression size, video type: Teh problem is probably one of two things: Your video may be too big. If it was edited to be full size on a TV screen (720 pixels by 480 pixels), then your video card and memory may not be able to handle it. That would make the file size rather large...

Desktop Video: Getting video off a VHS tape to the computer, mini dv camcorder, firewire card
mini dv camcorder, firewire card, avi format: Get a Mini-DV camcorder that has video & audio in/out. Patch the VHS player into the camcorder s inputs, then connect from the camcorder to the PC via firewire. You ll have to get a firewire card for your PC but they re only about $50 or so. The video will...

Desktop Video: video website, high speed connection, poor quality
high speed connection, poor quality, buyers and sellers: Bud, My opinion? No. Most of the people who could afford a high speed connection (non professionals) can afford to hire someone else. The quality of video over broadband is only 320x240 at best. A pretty poor quality for this sort of detail of information....

Desktop Video: How to put video on my website, sorenson codec, mini dv camera
sorenson codec, mini dv camera, codec mpeg: If you have a Mini-DV camera, then get a firewire card and a cable and import the video from the Mini-DV camera. Most cards will come with software to do this. If not, look at Pinnacle Studio or something similar. there are lots of pgms out there. The...

Desktop Video: video, dell dimension 4550, pinnacle studio version 8
dell dimension 4550, pinnacle studio version 8, resolution mpeg: Hi Paul. Thanks for the nomination. You asked if you can burn directly to DVD without capturing first. I imagine there might be some standalone DVD burning appliance that can do this, but it s probably expensive (and I imagine would have a hard drive...

Desktop Video: videos from youtube, google search, correct input
google search, correct input, classroom project: Sure you can. Just connect a player (DVD or VHS) to a recorder (DVD or VHS). Select the correct input on the recorder. Hit RECORD on the recorder and PLAY on the player. You may run into issues if the original is copyprotected. The image may do strange...

Desktop Video: Going from videotape to DVD, video production facility, professional video production
video production facility, professional video production, computer guru: Your guru is right. You need something that will play 8mm, then you ll pass that thru a video card w/ video ins & outs to your puter so that it will be useable in an editing program. Or you can pacth the 8mm camera or deck (you gotta have that) to a DVD...

Desktop Video: How to make a vidio CD, videocd svcd, easy cd creator
videocd svcd, easy cd creator, pentium 3 500 mhz: Ed, I didn t hear back from you but realized that I was maxed out for the day and that you might have been rejected when attempting to reply. If that s true, then I m sorry about that. Here s an attempt to generically answer your question: A VideoCD...

Desktop Video: viideo edting and video converting, avid free dv, free video converter
avid free dv, free video converter, google search: Try Avid Free DV. Avid is a top name in the video industry. www.avid.com It may do what you want but you get what you pay for. As for a free multi-format converter, I don t know of any that will convert to all formats for free. Try a Google search....

Desktop Video: .vob files, microsoft media player, software simulators
microsoft media player, software simulators, cheap dvd player: Paul, Take a deep breath. Technology is never anything to be afraid of. Asking for help is very brave. .vob (video object) is...partially the format of DVDs. Tech speak coming: A DVD is an MPEG-2 video file multiplexed with the audio (intertwined...

Desktop Video: WATCHING VCR ON COMPUTER, s video cable, composite video cable
s video cable, composite video cable, s video to rca: Connect a coaxial cable (which has audio and video signal) into the line-out connector on the back of the VCR. Connect the coaxial cable into the connector on the back of the Media Center computer. If using a computer monitor (recommended for initial...

Desktop Video: Want to Burn WIndows Media to DVD, external dvd burner, real play
external dvd burner, real play, dvdrw: Johnny, Boy, that s alot of questions for the price. Let s go easy to hard. DVD+R and -R are two different competing burnable formats. -R is a little more compatible. DVDRW is rewritable be it DVD+RW or DVD-RW. DVD-R is the most compatible. ...

Desktop Video: Wanting to put video from JVC compact super VHS camcorder onto Photobucket?, video editing software, windows movie maker
video editing software, windows movie maker, vhs camcorder: What you need: - Computer - video editing software like iMovie (free with Mac) or Movie Maker (free with a PC) Next: 1. Get your video into your computer using the DV Pass Through Method: http://thedvshow.com/faq-pro/index.php?action=article&cat_id=004&id=437&lang=...

Desktop Video: Watching DVD on my computer, contact power, system processor
contact power, system processor, mpeg 2: It s not the drives. You need the drives PLUS the drivers, Plus MPEG-2 decoders. This is best asked on the PC side not Desktop video. I d contact Power on software http://www.gocyberlink.com/multi/products/main_1_ENU.html And ask them if they...

Desktop Video: Watching TV on my PC, radeon 7000 64, ati radeon 7000
radeon 7000 64, ati radeon 7000, intensive purposes: John, I m going to pull a SWAG - A silly, wild a** guess. But it will sound good. TV is 29.97 (30 for all intensive purposes) frames per second. But TV has interlacing - every frame is broken down into two fields; There are 525 lines. It skips every...

Desktop Video: Watching VHS tapes on computer monitor, conversion cables, composite cables
conversion cables, composite cables, video space: Dianne, Unfortunately most monitors do not have an input that would be acceptable for your VCR and there are no conversion cables (it d have to be a box that converts video space to RGB/monitor space). I know, you say, they re both tubes! What s on...

Desktop Video: WEBCAM, high speed connection, internet providers
high speed connection, internet providers, webcams: This really isn t my area but I ll give you my opinion. The providers you listed will bombard you w/ ads. Skip them. Look at your local Internet providers. Go for a high speed connection. They should handle the larger signal easier. Hope this answers...

Desktop Video: Web Site to DVD, camtasia, video tutorial
camtasia, video tutorial, snagit: Phil, I d use camtasia. Of course, I d also have a local (to the DVD) version of the site, and have it launchable from the DVD (So I could control the content) The biggest issue is that the web is variable in page size...and video is 720x480 (more...

Desktop Video: Web Video, doctor of dental medicine, video editing software
doctor of dental medicine, video editing software, digital video recorder: Ryan, I d absolutely recommend a macintosh - iMovie, Final Cut Express or Final Cut Pro. You can start at the free item (iMovie) and work your way up (FCE $300, FCP $1k). Of course, I m going to tell you (as a film/video professional) expect your...

Desktop Video: Webcam images, temporary internet files, veo stingray
temporary internet files, veo stingray, webcam images: I m not familiar with it and I doubt there s any evidence of it on the drive. IF there is, it would probably be in the Temporary Internet Files folder or the folder that the software for the camera lives in. I d do a search of the drive for any files that...

Desktop Video: Win dvd, video editing software, video editing program
video editing software, video editing program, creation software: mike, I have no idea what win dvd creator is. In any/every video editing program you can choose to mute or bring down the volume of an audio track. This is pretty ubiquitous to video editing software. DVD creation software is usually for authoring...

Desktop Video: Windows Interface, hp computer, video guy
hp computer, video guy, windows interface: I can t remember, but I think this is how I did it the last time I ran into this: Right click in the center of your screen (not on a icon) and choose PROPERTIES. Then go to SETTINGS. Change the screen resolution towards less and then hit APPLY. If you...

Desktop Video: Windows Media Format Conversion?, home theatre system, windows media format
home theatre system, windows media format, google search: Yeah, you can, but generally it s a mistake (the quality is so poor when blown up.) The DVD specification is very, very specific about the format of material that can play. You can either convert stuff to that format (I did a google search of WMV to...

Desktop Video: Windows Media Player 9 Playback Issues, windows 2000 operating system, ms ferguson
windows 2000 operating system, ms ferguson, defragging: I think you really need a computer expert. I work primarily with the production of videos and TV work. However, what you describe certainly sounds like a video RAM or a system RAM issue. Maybe the newer videos are larger and require more RAM to run properly....

Desktop Video: Windows Media Player crash, windows media player crashes, uninstall folder
windows media player crashes, uninstall folder, codec packs: I would do a complete uninstall and then reinstall WM10 WARNING: Make a backup copy of the registry before attempting to uninstall media player 10! Make a copy by selecting: Registry / Export Registry, save it on your Desktop. 1. Click the START button...

Desktop Video: Windows Media Player & firefox, firefox browser, windows media player
firefox browser, windows media player, mozilla firefox: This is a known problem with the Windows Media Player 9.0 installer. Applying this registry file will make Mozilla Firefox use the Windows Media Player 9.0 control. http://plugindoc.mozdev.org/resources/wmp9.reg Firefox can only use WMP 6.4- this is what...

Desktop Video: Windows Movie Maker, windows movie maker, dv camera
windows movie maker, dv camera, drop outs: Hard to say - if it s reproducable, then it s something wrong with your machine. If it s random then it s more likely your DV camera (probably has some dirt on the heads and needs a cleaner). One other thought - you say you re bringing in music...music...

Desktop Video: Windows Movie Maker, windows movie maker, project settings
windows movie maker, project settings, tv size: I thnk the prob may be not enough RAM and the image size is too big which in turn creates a larger file size. Large image sizes take up more memory to run so that may be why they are stopping on you. A typical TV size image is 720x480 so you re not far...

Desktop Video: Windows movie?, hp digital camera, hp program
hp digital camera, hp program, vcd video cd: You are talking about a VCD (Video CD). They aren t worth the effort. Buy a DVDR for your computer and save the hassle. You should be able to record the slide show you made thru your DVD recording software which will come w/ the DVDR. See my archives...

Desktop Video: Windows Vista and Panasonic NVGS15, panasonic website, dv cam
panasonic website, dv cam, driver tab: Driver problems still seem to be plaguing Microsoft Windows Vista, which is strange, since Vista included more drivers in their database than any other Windows release. A few things to try: Use the driver from Windows XP, which may or may not work correctly....

Desktop Video: WMV video to a -RW CD, windows movie maker, hardware players
windows movie maker, hardware players, wmv file: Dave, What a nightmare. Why? Two reasons. First WMV is microsoft s proprietary format (and isnt supported by any hardware players.) Second, CD s are the wild west - no real standard. But, if you put the WMV file on a CD-RW disc it will play...

Desktop Video: WMV video to a -RW CD, windows movie maker, playback quality
windows movie maker, playback quality, extension wmv: Keep in mind a CD-RW is a data disc. This means it can store video files that can only be played on a computer. This means two things: 1. Your video cannot be viewed on a DVD player 2. The video must be exported to a computer ready format such as...

Desktop Video: want to capture my 8mm/Super8mm/Beta tapes to my PC., uncompressed tiff, film projector
uncompressed tiff, film projector, tiff file: Bill What you ask is neither trival nor cheap. It can range from some easy answers, to some very expensive propositions. Unless you ask for clarification or better quality, I ll give you my general suggestions. -------------- First, let s discuss...

Desktop Video: I want to capture my 8mm/Super8mm/Beta tapes to my PC., hard drive speed, film projector
hard drive speed, film projector, betamax tapes: You have alot of work in front of you. Getting the Beta (I m assuming you mean Betamax) tapes into the PC isn t as hard if you have a Beta deck that works and a video card that takes standard video and audio in. Just hook it up and go. To get the film...

Desktop Video: I want to convert Hi8mm analog..., pinnacle studio av, digital 8mm
pinnacle studio av, digital 8mm, hi8 footage: Lee, You say you want to convert Hi8mm analog video to digital 8mm video for use in iMovie without buying a camera. If I understand your question correctly, you aren t interested in converting to digital 8mm tape (that would require a Digital8 camcorder)....

Desktop Video: watching movie on television, toshiba dvd players, easy dvd creator
toshiba dvd players, easy dvd creator, free ones: You can t burn them on a CD and make them play on a DVD player (actually you can but it s not what you re looking for). You need to burn it to a DVD. If you have a DVD burner in your computer, chances are it came with the software you need to do this. ...

Desktop Video: watching a video, windows media files, divx player
windows media files, divx player, quicktime player: Depends what kind of video file it is: Windows media files can be viewed using Windows Media Player (www.windowsmediaplayer.com) Real Player (real.com) is another video viewer along with the DivX player(http://www.divx.com)and Quicktime player (www.apple.com)....

Desktop Video: web cam drivers, web cam drivers, cd rom drive
web cam drivers, cd rom drive, xp drivers: CD-ROM is the only place. Put the CD-ROM in a workable drive and copy them onto that computer s desktop. Send the drivers as a zip file (or alone) through email and open it up on her computer. Or purchase a new CD-ROM drive- they re not that expensive...

Desktop Video: web camera for boat, using a web cam, professional video production
using a web cam, professional video production, satellite connection: Well, the trick isn t making the camera work, it s in getting the information to the Internet. You d have to have some sort of wireless (satellite?) connection to send the images out onto the net. As far as using a web cam, my understanding is that you...

Desktop Video: webcam control, webcam thanks, jeff greenberg
webcam thanks, jeff greenberg, webcam control: I took a quick look on versiontracker and found http://www.versiontracker.com/php/search.php?mode=basic&action=search&str=webcam&plt%5B%5D=windows&x=13&y=8 There are a number of programs that will take a photo on a regular basis. one of them will...

Desktop Video: webcam philips SIC4700/37, webcam philips, buggy driver
webcam philips, buggy driver, yellow triangles: My first guess is that you have a buggy driver. Go ahead and download Webcam Diagnostics found here: http://noeld.com/programs.asp?cat=video This is a simple assistant which gathers many system and webcam-related information in a single place. It makes...

Desktop Video: windows media format conversion?, home theatre system, windows media format
home theatre system, windows media format, format conversion: Yes you can but not without a HUGE drop in picture quality. Not worth it. Also, making a CD work in a DVD palyer is a bear. you d have to make a VCD and they rarely work. Try a DVD if you decide to convert it anyway. I d skip it and just play it...

Desktop Video: windows media format, wmv file, tiff file
wmv file, tiff file, windows media format: I think you mean youtube.com =) which allows you to upload your video to their server and have it compressed to a flash file- which results in a smaller file size for all to view. Sign up and try it: http://youtube.com/signup there are tons of video...

Desktop Video: windows movie maker problem, windows movie maker, hd space
windows movie maker, hd space, google search: I don t use Movie Maker so I only have limited familairity with it. I doubt it s your computer. You have more than enough RAM and HD space for this. There has to be a setting in there somewhere that limits the output file size. You may have to poke around...

Desktop Video: .wmv to dv or mov on the Mac, star trek fan, fan films
star trek fan, fan films, distribution format: Guy, .wmv is a distribution format. It really doesn t convert to other formats well. here s a good link: http://www.videohelp.com/forum/archive/t221165.html Not sure if it ll work. I ask for the originals when I get footage in WMV format. Good...

Desktop Video: I am going to be putting a..., pinnacle studio 9, video editing software
pinnacle studio 9, video editing software, pinnacle systems: Steve, What software will be best? How much money do you want to spend. Video editing software ranges from free to $140k. Roxio is primarily a CD/DVD burning company. Between those two, I d suggest Pinnacle. I d suggest you look at Sony s Video...

Desktop Video: how can i?, vcd encoder, nvidia geforce
vcd encoder, nvidia geforce, sony dv: Abba, No, really, there s little that you can do. The only option is a different VCD encoder (minimal difference) or a higher quality original (impossible in your case - you re working with DV.) Since VCD is doubled on a TV on playback, it s almost guaranteed...

Desktop Video: I am going to be putting a..., anchor point, pinnacle systems
anchor point, pinnacle systems, vioce: Those should work fine. You may also want to look at Adobe Premiere. AS for enhancing sound and taking out the shake, don t count on too much. Fixing bad sound is a nightmare. You can amplify it but removing outside noise or giving it more presence is...

Desktop Video: xvid, xvid decompressor, google search
xvid decompressor, google search, google: It s a codec (compressor/decompressor). Check out this web site for more info on it. http://www.xvidmovies.com/faq/ You can download it from the net. Just do a Google search. I don t want to recommend a site. Just look for one that you like and get...

Desktop Video: zoom in, little dots, real player
little dots, real player, principle: Nope. Sorry. To blow up the picture means your are increasing the size of the pixels which makes the image increasingly worse. It s like when you watch TV and then get extremely close to the picture. You can begin to see the little dots that make up the...

Desserts: 0g Trans fat Crisco...now what, buttercream frosting, buttercream recipe
buttercream frosting, buttercream recipe, chocolate buttercream: Hi Sami, I understand about the Crisco problem. Here is a link to a great buttercream frosting, it smooth and spreads wonderfully on cakes. The flavor is good, but if you want more of a butter flavor I recommend adding some butter flavored extract. I get...

Desserts: 1961 betty crocker recipe, betty crocker cookbook, place blackberries
betty crocker cookbook, place blackberries, betty crocker recipe: Stephanie, the recipe below is from a 1956 Betty Crocker cookbook. Hope it is the recipe you are looking for. yields one 9 X 9 cobbler Taken from Betty Crocker s Picture Cook Book 2nd edition, 1956 Peaches, sour cherries, BLACKBERRIES, or blueberries...

Desserts: 2 ?'s custard and pie, sweetened condensed milk, caramel sauce
sweetened condensed milk, caramel sauce, dear alice: Dear Alice, Here is the response I got from my friend whose mother is an award winning chef and trains chefs: She too has heard of the cheese on top of an apple pie but has not heard of a term used to indicate it. As far as the other part: ...

Desserts: CHEESECAKES THAT CRACK REAL BAD, cheesecake recipes, sudden shock
cheesecake recipes, sudden shock, baking recipe: From what I have read, the water is one of the tricks suggested. Also to cool in the oven without opening the door. I copied the information Betty Crocker suggests. Tips for Baking Cheesecakes With relatively few ingredients, turning out a lovely cheesecake...

Desserts: Chocolate crunch, chocolate crunch, cookie crunch
chocolate crunch, cookie crunch, candy section: Hi Stacie, It basically is a cookie crunch. I have included two websites for you to try. The first are not like the DQ brand but I bet they are good. The second web site does not show a picture, but I would recommend trying both. http://www.pastrychef.com/CHOCOLATE-CRUNCHIES_p_7-703.html...

Desserts: cake baking question, bunt pan, bunt cake
bunt pan, bunt cake, scratch cake: Hi Connie, You will find even with a scratch cake recipe, your cake will rise higher in the center. Remember the cake bakes quicker from the outside causing the center to rise higher. In a 13X9 inch pan one recipe of Boxed cake mix will also rise higher in...

Desserts: desserts, creme brulee recipe, vanilla sugar
creme brulee recipe, vanilla sugar, vanilla bean: I love Creme Brulee. This recipe from Food Network is a classic. Creme Brulee Recipe courtesy Alton Brown, 2005 Show: Good Eats 1 quart heavy cream 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped 1 cup vanilla sugar, divided 6 large egg yolks 2...

Desserts: drop cookies, tollhouse cookies, parchment paper
tollhouse cookies, parchment paper, drop cookies: Hi Robbi, Make sure that the butter is not too soft before making the dough. Soften butter slightly for easier mixing by removing from refrigerator and letting stand 30 to 45 minutes at room temperature. Be sure to cool cookie sheets between batches....

Desserts: Fondant, fondant flowers, tupperware container
fondant flowers, tupperware container, chocolate cakes: Hi Sarah, Fondant when dried properly, will last forever. They don t go bad. I m not sure why they would smell musty. Did you make sure they were completely dry before you placed them into your container? Also, plastic containers tend to hold odors. I wash...

Desserts: Meringue Smells Funny?, meringues, cartons
Desserts: Meringue Smells Funny?, meringues, cartons, nylon

Desserts: fruitcake, allspice berries, dessert cakes
allspice berries, dessert cakes, cup currants: Hi Jerry, I have been wanting to develop a recipe for fruitcake that my family would eat, but I have not had the time to do so. Your question has inspired me to start working on one. I did find a recipe that has a lot of high reviews. It is from the Foodnetwork.com,...

Desserts: gastronomy, dessert cookbook, benefits of olive oil
dessert cookbook, benefits of olive oil, trans fats: Hi Sian, I figured out how to get this sent out on my borrowed computer. I loved your question and you should have no trouble finding new foods to promote. I am in the middle of promoting a dessert cookbook and have plans to package and promote my desserts....

Desserts: Hard icing for display purposes only, wedding cake icing, home cooking magazine
wedding cake icing, home cooking magazine, royal frosting: Hi Kristen. I am not sure if Royal Icing will work. But I do know that it will become hard when dried. I wonder if cracking or breaking could occur during transporting. You could also make a crisco based wedding frosting and take it with you, then frost the...

Desserts: How to half a recipe, 2 eggs, cream cheese
2 eggs, cream cheese, unsalted butter: Hi Geri, Yes, you are right with your measurement reductions. For the eggs, I usually lightly beat and measure half an egg. Here is a recipe conversion site I go to when I need to convert a recipe. I hope you find it useful. Bernadette http://www.fruitfromwashington.com/Recipes/scale/recipeconversions.ph...

Desserts: getting more from a can of icing, buttercream icing recipe, cup crisco
buttercream icing recipe, cup crisco, tami smith: Hi Michelle, I am not sure what they would add. You could add some softened butter and powdered sugar along with some cocoa, but if your going to do that you might as well make it from scratch. Another option is to warm the frosting in the microwave between...

Desserts: icing, cup brown sugar, pumpkin cake
cup brown sugar, pumpkin cake, tbsp butter: Hi Lois, When you say solid do you mean the kind that hardens when it cools? If so here is a recipe for Penuche Icing. It is rich with a wonderful caramel brown sugar flavor. Everyone I have made this for just loves it. I use it to glaze my pumpkin cake...

Desserts: Low Sugar Baking, baked recipes, zero calories
baked recipes, zero calories, long periods of time: Again, since you stated you do not like sweet desserts, You can try to cut the amount of sugar in a recipe. Try it and judge for yourself. It should not affect the consistency of the cake. You can tweak your recipe until you find the amount that works best...

Desserts: Meringue Buttercream, cream cheese, egg white
cream cheese, egg white, consistancy: Hi Sonia, Butter is what is used to give body and structure to your buttercream, so reducing the butter content will affect the consistancy of your frosting. A general guideline is for every egg white, you want just over 2 ounces of butter. You may try repplacing...

Desserts: Meringue Smells Funny?, lemon pies, fda law
lemon pies, fda law, bad smells: Hello Eva, Meringue should not have much of a smell, especially a smell like a wet dog. Although the eggs were from separate cartons, they may have come from the same batch. Were they bought at the same store? FDA law states that eggs must be marked...

Desserts: PREBAKED pie crust, lemon meringue pie, aluminum foil
lemon meringue pie, aluminum foil, pie crust: Hi Raymond, If you are using pre-made pie crust there will be directions on the package. If using fresh dough follow the instructions below. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line each crust with a sheet of regular-weight aluminum foil, then pour in...

Desserts: RECIPE for RUGELACH CHEESECAKE, recipe for rugelach, egg yolk
recipe for rugelach, egg yolk, tablespoon flour: I wrote to the Carnegie Deli to request the Regelach cheesecake recipe. Their regular cheesecake recipe below is on their web site. following recipe is the reply I was given. ************************************************* This recipe was on the Carnegie...

Desserts: Shortning, room temp, consistency
room temp, consistency, sake: Hi Jennifer, If the shortening being melted is used for frying, yes it will affect the shortening, by the added food. If you are just melting the shortening and not cooking in it, it will change the consistency a little but it is perfectly fine to use....

Desserts: splenda to sugar, carbohydrate content, tsp
carbohydrate content, tsp, sweetener: The caloric and carbohydrate content for SPLENDA (R) Brand Sweetener is as follows: SPLENDA (R) Granular 1 tsp = 0.5 gm carb = 2 calories one half cup = 12 gm carb = 48 calories 1 cup = 24 gm carb = 96 calories *1 tsp. = 1 serving Packet of...

Desserts: sub for cocoa powder and baking powder, mail tomorrow, cocoa powder
mail tomorrow, cocoa powder, local grocery store: Hello Bianca, You must be in a very remote area if you do not have both cocoa powder and baking powder available at your local grocery store.I can not think of anything that could substitute for cocoa powder.Cocoa powder is also called just cocoa and...

Desserts: Uneven Rising!!!, baking powder, cupcakes
baking powder, cupcakes, cakes: these are reason s cakes usually do not rise: CAKE DID NOT RISE Pans too large Oven temp. too low – underbaked Under-beating batter Added too much liquid Batter sat too long before baking possibly this may be the issue. I hope this...

Desserts: Wedding cakes, butter cake recipe, egg yolks
butter cake recipe, egg yolks, lemon curd: Hi Martha, Because I do such large quantities of baked goods, I use cake mixes, which I have altered with my special touches. However, I have I included a link to one of my favorite web sites. I have never had a complaint when I have used any of her recipes....

Desserts: No Bake, No gelatin Cheesecake, cheese cake recipe, marie biscuits
cheese cake recipe, marie biscuits, graham crackers: Hello Natesa, http://www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,1613,150189-252205,00.html Visit that website and I think you will find the recipe is easy to follow. If you can t get cream cheese, you can simply make yogurt and strain off the liquid (in a cheesecloth...

Desserts: baking help, perfect banana bread, heart healthy banana bread
perfect banana bread, heart healthy banana bread, micki sannar: Hello Jean, Thank you for the details. I must admit, when it comes to baking mixes, I am not an expert. Might I suggest a banana recipe from my cookbook. Provided your oven is calibrated correctly, you should have not difficulty in preparing this banana...

Desserts: Cake Mixes, dessert mixes, scratch cake, saran wrap
scratch cake, saran wrap, pull date: Hi Leslie, I would not use any pre mix past two weeks after it s pull date. You would never make homemade bread or scratch cake mix with old flour would you? I have also heard of some people becoming ill after eating old mixes, due to mold growth. Be careful!...

Desserts: cheescake crust, chocolate wafer cookies, chopped walnuts
chocolate wafer cookies, chopped walnuts, box chocolate: Hi Mimi, The only person who would have that recipe would be your sister-in-law. But, if you are unable to ask her try this recipe to see if it will work for you. Bernadette Crust 1 9-ounce box chocolate wafer cookies, broken 2 ounces bittersweet (not...

Desserts: Dessert recipe, lemon surprise, dessert recipe
lemon surprise, dessert recipe, sponge cake: Hi Tony, I came across a recipe for a lemon surprise pudding. You can easily change the flavor from lemon to orange and add coconut if you desire. They call for a 2 liter pan but I think you can use mini pans to get single serving desserts. I hope this recipe...

Desserts: dessert pans, countertop convection baking, micki sannar
countertop convection baking, micki sannar, desserts: Hello Sallie, I tried to look up information in the form of an owners manual was not able to find any on the Internet. By looking at the oven and it s dimensions. If you could find a small bundt pan, I would say, why not, give it a try . I did speak...

Desserts: Fondant - how to deal with super-sweetness, cream cheese icing, lemon zest
cream cheese icing, lemon zest, fresh strawberries: Hi Linda, Any of those options would work, but I would like to introduce you to Choco-Pan. You use it like fondant, but it s made with chocolate. It comes in chocolate, white chocolate, and now colors! here is a link. If you check out the pink box half way...

Desserts: Fondant/Luster dust, luster dust, chinese fan
luster dust, chinese fan, google: Question: Hi, I would like to make a cake using fondant. I don t like the taste of fondant so should I just fill it heavy with icing in the middle and peel the fondant off before we eat it? That is a good idea. Also I want to make a chinese fan...

Desserts: No Bake, No gelatin Cheesecake, raspberry jam, easy as pie
Desserts: No Bake, No gelatin Cheesecake, raspberry jam, easy as pie, condensed milk

Desserts: Jelly rolls, what is a jelly roll pan, micki sannar
what is a jelly roll pan, micki sannar, baking: A jelly roll pan is generally an aluminum 18x20x1-inch pan. A traditional rectangular baking pan is 9x19x3-inches. The purpose for using a large more shallow pan is to create a thin sheet of cake, which can be rolled when cooked. If the cake is too thick it...

Desserts: Whipping Cream in a Cake Mix, softened cream cheese, cheese room
softened cream cheese, cheese room, whipping cream: Hi Amanda, I would think she is probable replacing the water called for on the box. I will share a tip I use to make cakes using a decorative pan and a box of cake mix....Add one extra egg, add milk in place of the water, and add softened cream cheese (room...

Desserts: whipped icing, buttercream icing, wilton industries
buttercream icing, wilton industries, whipped icing: Sonia, Wilton has a toll free number for just this sort of question - I would hate to step on their turf, because I m sure they would know far better than I. Wilton Customer Service Wilton Industries 2240 W. 75th St. Woodridge, IL 60517 Phone:...

Desserts: Baking, carob chips, local health food store
carob chips, local health food store, carob powder: Oh I see. I m sorry, I thought that you were alegoric and couldn t have it, but wanted it. If you don t want the taste of chocolate in something make things that don t have it in them. There isn t anything that I know of that you can substitute for cocoa...

Desserts: Blossom cookies, peanut butter blossoms, hazelnut chocolate
peanut butter blossoms, hazelnut chocolate, chocolate mix: Hi Ed, Have you heard of Nutella (spelling?)? It is a hazelnut chocolate spread. It has the same consistancy as peanut butter but with a hazelnut & chocolate flavor. You should be able to find it in the same isle as peanut butter. If not ask your grocerer....

Desserts: banana cake, banana cake recipe, recipe banana cake
banana cake recipe, recipe banana cake, baking soda and baking powder: Dear Hope, There could be several things that are causing your cake not to rise - if your baking soda and baking powder are not fresh is one. But, I remember my mother s banana cake recipe and it never rose at all. Banana bread, on the other hand,...

Desserts: bundt cakes, bundt cakes, bundt pan
bundt cakes, bundt pan, heinz: Hi Dondrea, I am at a loss as to why your cakes are shrinking so bad. If you ve followed the directions on the box, haven t baked it for too long or too short, you ve stumped me. Sorry that I couldn t be of more help to you. Happy baking. Have a great...

Desserts: Chocolate Cake, chocolate cake, pudding mix
chocolate cake, pudding mix, cream cheese: (1) Would this recipe work for a chocolate cake as well as yellow or white?--------(This will work with any cake mix) (2) What size package of pudding mix do you add per box of cake mix? (3) In regards to the pudding mix, is this instant pudding or the...

Desserts: Coffee cakes?, coffee cake recipe, c orange juice
coffee cake recipe, c orange juice, coffee cakes: Hi Kayla, This is a very basic recipe. I hope you can develope something yummy with it. Berndette BASIC COFFEE CAKE 4 eggs 1 c. oil (vegetable or corn) 2 c. sugar Beat together until light. 3 c. flour 3 tsp. baking powder Sift. Add to...

Desserts: Cookies, ultimate chocolate chip cookie, chocolate chip cookies
ultimate chocolate chip cookie, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate chip cookie: Hi Ed, Try increasing the baking soda in the cookies a very small amount until you get them the way you want them. The soda in the cookies helps them to spread so doing this should give you what you want. Let me know if there s anything else I can do for...

Desserts: Cylinder cookies?, pirouette cookies, waffle cones
pirouette cookies, waffle cones, waffle cone: Dear CLB - here are recipes that I think will be what you are looking for. I searched for Pirouette cookies ... I think another name might be waffle cones. http://busycooks.about.com/od/cookierecipes/r/pirouettelace.htm http://www.recipezaar.com/Pirouette-Cookies-96618...

Desserts: cake baking, wet ingredients, dry ingredients
wet ingredients, dry ingredients, pound cake: Dear Gail, This may sound odd - but what does the box say to do? Batter is the liquid form of whatever it is you are baking. Before adding liquids, the mix is called dry ingredients . In my experience, you dump the dry ingredients into a bowl,...

Desserts: can i make a cake with olive oil?, fruit cake recipe, christmas fruitcake
fruit cake recipe, christmas fruitcake, light olive oil: Hello again Cherilee, Am I correct in assuming that you are needing a recipe for a traditional Christmas fruitcake. I have many recipes for cake in my cookbook for soft textured cakes, but do not have a fruit cake recipe. If you can give me a couple of...

Desserts: crusty pound cake, water batter, egg whites
water batter, egg whites, excessive water: Hi Glenda, The following is a list of what could be causing the problem. Tough crust or crumb ~Too little fat ~Too little sugar ~Excessive mixing. ~Batter too stiff (insufficient water). ~Batter too thin (excessive water). ...

Desserts: DESSERTS, fudge, freezing
fudge, freezing, walnuts: Hi Terri, Freezing the fudge with walnuts in it should be no different then freezing fudge without the nuts. Make sure to wrap it good in a few layers of plastic wrap and then a layer of aluminum foil if your freezing it for a I d say more than a couple...

Desserts: Cylinder cookies?, waffle cone, cream cheese
Desserts: Cylinder cookies?, waffle cone, cream cheese, griddle

Desserts: how to make gourmet ice cream, gourmet ice cream, recepy
gourmet ice cream, recepy, frozen custard: Hi Sebi, That I can help you with, the following recipe is very rich and more like a frozen custard. It can be flavored with anything you want and is really good. It is similar to the recipe that you have posted above, but it uses more cream and has sugar....

Desserts: Heavy Cream/whipping Cream, heavy cream, whipping cream
heavy cream, whipping cream, usally: Hi Glenda, Whipping cream has less fat then heavy cream. Whipping cream usally has stabializers to help it keep it s shape when whipped. Heavy cream has more fat and the fat helps stabalize it. You can use either in your recipes. Larger chains will usally...

Desserts: meringue pies, lemon, meringue
lemon, meringue, pie: Hi Joyce, When I read your question I had to cringe a little. You ask about Lemon Meringue pies, I have made these for my wife and they always give me a headache. Her and I joke that I can make all sorts of great and complicated items and I have a hard...

Desserts: mini loaf pans, banana, bread
banana, bread, baking: Hi Susan, Sounds like a great gift idea. I would think that they might take anywhere from 30-40 minutes to bake. I would start checking them after about 25 minutes. Touch the center of the loaf and when it springs back and doesn t feel squishy it s...

Desserts: Pie decoration, wilton cake decorating, banana cream pie
wilton cake decorating, banana cream pie, pastry bag: Hi Ed, 1A is the right tip to use. They built two layers of whipped cream. I suggest practicing on a piece of parchment or wax paper. Draw an outline of a large exclamation point (without the dot). Starting at the largest end with your pastry bag apply pressure...

Desserts: Problems with making fruit cake, fruit cake, eggs
fruit cake, eggs: Hi Lexanne, I know of know difference between brown and white chicken eggs. They should both work fine in all recipes, their difference are only cosmetic. As to why your butter and eggs aren t emulsifying...there are really only 3 things that I can think...

Desserts: 'Speed bake" oven feature, convection, oven
convection, oven: Hi Wendy, I m not familiar with the speed bake convection feature. I m thinking that it just means that you can turn on or off the convection fan in your oven and use it as a regular radiant heat oven or as a convection oven. Convection bakes faster than...

Desserts: simple syrup, Simple syrup, cake
Simple syrup, cake, flavor: Hi David, There are two reasons that simple syrup is brushed on cakes. They are flavor and moisture. Simple syrup can be flavored with a wide variety of alcohols and extracts and is an easy way to add that flavor to a cake. One of my favorite cakes is...

Desserts: whipped cream, whipped cream
whipped cream: Hi Angela, The whipped cream should last a few a days in the fridge, but even then it might not look the best. It will start to get a little discolored and dry looking in appearance. It will be fine to eat for I d say about 4-5 days before it might start...

Desserts: Baked goods have strong flour taste, whole wheat flour, paper hanger
whole wheat flour, paper hanger, purpose flour: Hi, Jess - sorry - I ve been busier than a one-armed paper hanger and now don t have internet at home, so I m forced to wait until after work to answer questions. This one got away from me. Your flour might be old - or rancid ... do you keep it in the...

Desserts: Baking in separate tins, fruit cake, half the time
fruit cake, half the time, tins: Hi Bernadette, The only thing that I think you ll need to do is adjust the baking time. The smaller loaves will cook faster than the bigger one. It won t be half the time but I would start checking them at about half way mark to make sure that everything...

Desserts: Your Banana Bread Recipe, milk substitute for yogurt, olive oil desserts
milk substitute for yogurt, olive oil desserts, micki sannar: Hi There Dawn, Sorry for taking so long to answer your questions. I am out of town and am just now getting to my email. The only substitute I can think of would be a soy based yogurt. This type of yogurt can sometimes be found at a grocery store, yet...

Desserts: baking, High altitude candy making, micki sannar
High altitude candy making, micki sannar, healthy desserts: Hi there Beth, Welcome to one of the highest cities in America!!! And yes, the problem is most likely to be the altitude. The formula you should use when making candy in high altitude is to decrease your candy thermometer temperature by 2 degrees per 1000...

Desserts: baking, butter margarine, bakery business
butter margarine, bakery business, cookie recipe: Hi Donna, Sorry that it has taken so long to get back to you but it is a busy time of year for the bakery business and I have been swamped at work. You can substitute lard, unsalted butter, margarine, or applesauce for shortening in a cookie recipe depending...

Desserts: bananna bread, breads, salvage
breads, salvage, gwen: Hi Gwen, Unless you find out that they are raw immediately there isn t much you can do. Once they start to cool it s too late. By putting them back in the oven they will dry out a little before the raw part get hot enough to activate the levener again....

Desserts: bubbles on cakes, cheese cakes, baked cakes
cheese cakes, baked cakes, air bubbles: Hi Harvey, Sorry that it has taken so long to respond to your question, but this in a really busy time in the bakery and I have been swamped. But here we go, the bubbles on top of the cakes are air bubbles that are in the batter. As the cake bakes and warms...

Desserts: burbon balls, burbon balls, pecans
burbon balls, pecans, bourbon: Hi Karen, The only thing that I can think of is that the person might be worried about some sort of contamination from the pecans, but I would doubt that. I would see no reason why you couldn t use it instead of throwing it out. Happy baking. Have a...

Desserts: Cake pan instead of bundt cake, chocolate rum cake, bundt pan
chocolate rum cake, bundt pan, tasty recipe: Hi Morgan, That looks like a tasty recipe. I would start checking the cake at about 40 minutes. You can check it by touch or by using the toothpick method. I personally like using the touch method, the cake should feel like a soft sponge when you touch...

Desserts: Carmel Corn, carmel corn, oven temp
carmel corn, oven temp, baking soda: Hi Kathy, I m thinking that there might be some sort of contamination in the caramel that is causing it to crystallize. Make sure that the pot you use and all utensils are perfectly clean. Anything that is on the pot or utensils or even little bits of corn...

Desserts: Chocolate, cup salad oil, chocolate snacks
cup salad oil, chocolate snacks, cup cocoa: Hmmm - I m not Genesee ... but I ll give ou one of my recipes: Large Devil s Food Cake Makes 24 servings. 3 cups cake flour 1/2 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups sugar 1 cup salad oil 1 cup buttermilk 2 large egg yolks 2 teaspoons baking soda...

Desserts: cheese cake, angel food cake, angle cake
angel food cake, angle cake, light texture: Hi Greg, I don t have any recipes that fit that bill, but I ll look around and see what I can find for you. As far as being baked in an angel food cake pan, I guess that you could bake any cheese cake in an angel food pan. I would assume that the baking...

Desserts: chocolate glaze, chocolate glaze recipe, heavy whipping cream
chocolate glaze recipe, heavy whipping cream, chocolate mixture: Hi Rachel, Sorry that it took so long to get back to you, this is a busy time of the year in the bakery. I think the glaze that your looking for is Chocolate ganache. It can be used to cover cakes and as a filling for truffles and other pastries. To make...

Desserts: converting a recipe for different pans, fruit cake recipe, traditional fruitcake
fruit cake recipe, traditional fruitcake, candied fruits: Hi Jennifer, Sorry that it took so long to reply but tis the season for bakeries and I have been swamped at work. Try lowering the baking temp by about 10 degrees after 45 minutes. You want to have enough heat to get enough rise in the oven but since the...

Desserts: cookies falling flat and not staying puffy, baking soda, cookie recipe
baking soda, cookie recipe, baking powder: Hi Melenie, Make sure that you are mixing the dough enough to develope the gluten in it to ensure that it can hold it s shape. That all of your ingredients are fresh (baking soda, baking powder, etc.), and that you are baking them long enough. Other than...

Desserts: cracked biscotti, heinz
heinz: Hi Sherri, One thing that I have noticed when making biscotti at work is that if they are even the least bit warm when we try and slice them they break easily and are quite crumbly. That might be what s happening to yours now. If not let me know and we...

Desserts: Desserts: mixes vs. scratch, scratch recipes, scratch work
scratch recipes, scratch work, bakery cafe: Hi Jim, The answer to your question depends on a few things. While both have their pros and cons you ll have to weigh them out and decide for yourself. Mixes are nice because they are consistent in quality, don t take a lot of skill to use, and react the...

Desserts: espresso powder, espresso bowder, micki sannar
espresso bowder, micki sannar: You would want to use an instant espresso powder. Grinding espresso would be great for brewing. However, espresso powder is ground, brewed, and then freeze dried into a powder (kind of like instant coffee). Try this link to purchase espresso powder online...

Desserts: How to fill a bundt cake with pudding, cake batter, bundt pan
Desserts: How to fill a bundt cake with pudding, cake batter, bundt pan, ditch

Desserts: How to fill a bundt cake with pudding, yellow cake mix, chocolate ganache
yellow cake mix, chocolate ganache, boston cream pie: Hi Cassandra, Yes I think one box of pudding will be plenty, you don t want to put too much in the cake. Anywhere there is pudding in the cake there won t be actual cake to give structure. I would recommend squeezing in a line that has the diameter between...

Desserts: flour, pastry flour, cake flour
pastry flour, cake flour, firmness: Hi Dick, Pastry flour has less protein (gluten) in it than AP flour does. The lower amount of protein results in a more tender muffin. Pastry flour isn t widely available in grocery stores. But you can try using cake flour in the recipe instead. Cake flour...

Desserts: fudge, batches, heinz
batches, heinz: Hi Marilyn, The only thing that I can think of is to increase the recipe by the amount of extra milk you used and mixing the two batches together, of course without adding the milk to the second batch. Other than that there isn t much you can do to fix the...

Desserts: fudgy brownies from Holtel Eldorado-La, lots of vanilla in brownies
lots of vanilla in brownies: Hi Sharon, I did not see vanilla extract listed in the ingredients. Many brownie recipes do not call for vanilla. I can t imagine why that would be, because I am a huge fan of vanilla. If you are just a vanilla liker and not a vanilla lover like me, I would...

Desserts: german chocolate, german chocolate cake, 3rd world countries
german chocolate cake, 3rd world countries, canned veggies: Kathryn, do you want the socially correct answer or MY answer (this is an attempt at humor because I have friends who think I keep things WAY too long!)? For the cake, my feeling is that if it s not dried out or moldy, it s edible. Has it been refrigerated?...

Desserts: Italian chocolate dessert, chocolate ganache, chocolate dessert
chocolate ganache, chocolate dessert, european desserts: Hi Kim, I m sorry but I have never heard of the dessert you re asking about. I ve tried to find some info about it for you but with no avail. It could be the spelling, so if you find out how to spell it (which can be difficult with some of the European...

Desserts: ice cream cakes, cream cakes, gallon tubs
cream cakes, gallon tubs, milk carton: Hi Maryanne. I have used premade buttercreams and whipped topping. The buttercreams that I ve used don t usually come in frozen, they come premade in buckets that you store at room temperature. The whipped toppings come frozen. Both have their pros and...

Desserts: looking for receipe, google search engine, pumpkin
google search engine, pumpkin, whip: Hi Sorenna, I have never heard of pumpkin whip, but you might try looking at the following websites: Recipesource.com Foodnetwork.com Allrecipes.com Or you could try and type Pumpkin whip into the google search engine and see if that comes up...

Desserts: meringue drops, meringue, rainy days
meringue, rainy days, heinz: Julie, You might try turning your oven on at it s lowest setting (warm if you have that setting) and seeing if they ll dry, I don t think that it will work but I have been wrong before. Sorry I couldn t be the bearer of better news. Happy baking Have...

Desserts: Am I too old to be a Pastry Chef/Pastry Cook?, pastry cook, pastry chef
pastry cook, pastry chef, nut shell: Hi Rob, Do you have a passion for pastries? If you do then, I say go for it. As you said, the pay isn t the greatest, but I find what I do very rewarding. It ll be hard work but if you are willing to learn and have the passion then give it a shot. The...

Desserts: Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies, peanut butter blossom cookies, tough cookie
peanut butter blossom cookies, tough cookie, cookie dough: Hi Matt, Sorry it took so long to get back to you, it s a busy time of year in the bakery right now. One things that you can try is to bake the cookies a little longer. If you haven t baked then long enough you aren t giving the gluten in the flour enough...

Desserts: Pecan Pie, pecan pie recipe, corn starch
pecan pie recipe, corn starch, thickener: Hi Wanda, The sugar in a pecan pie recipe is not the thickener, the eggs do that job. You shouldn t have to add any other thickener to the recipe to get the pie to set up when baked. I have never tried to make a pecan pie with out all the sugar that is...

Desserts: Problems getting to hard crack stage, candy thermometer, pastry brush
candy thermometer, pastry brush, sugar crystals: Hi Theresa, First I would like to apologize that it took so long to answer your question, it s been a very busy time in the bakery with Christmas coming. Now on to your question. Yes the size of the pan can matter when cooking sugar. You want to use a...

Desserts: pecan pie, Olive OIl Pecan pie recipe, Micki Sannar
Olive OIl Pecan pie recipe, Micki Sannar, Pecan pie baking time: Hi There Angela, Without knowing all of the ingredients in your recipe, it is difficult to give you a precise answer. Have you successfully made this recipe in the past? I am sending you a recipe from my book. It calls for an Olive Oil Pie Crust, however...

Desserts: Questions on your Olive Oil New Toll Cookie recipe, little boxes, cookie recipe
little boxes, cookie recipe, craft store: Carol, Could you please let me know where you are finding this recipe so that I may correct it. We have a glitches with certain fonts, which has caused some of the measurements to appear as little boxes. I am running out the door right now, so I will get...

Desserts: Rollout Cookies, gold medal flour, beaten eggs
gold medal flour, beaten eggs, air bubbles: Hi Mike, After looking at the recipe here is what I would do. I would cream the butter and sugar, but I would use softened butter. Softened butter will cream easier and faster than using cold butter, and the longer you have to mix the butter and sugar to...

Desserts: Splitting Cakes, cakes, heinz
cakes, heinz, few minutes: Hi Mary, I have never had a cake split after I took it out of the oven. Cakes usually split because they are overbaked, but that will happen while it s still in the oven. Try cutting a few minutes off of the baking time and see how that work, but you still...

Desserts: Sugar Cookies, Betty Crocker's 1961 sugar cookie recipe, micki sannar
Betty Crocker's 1961 sugar cookie recipe, micki sannar, sugar cookies: Hi There Juanita, I found two recipes that appeared in Betty Crocker s 1961 cookbook. Hope this helps.... Happy Baking and Merry Christmas! Micki Mary s Sugar Cookies Source: Betty Crocker s New Picture Cook Book (1961) The most delicious...

Desserts: squares, rice krispie squares, peanut butter squares
rice krispie squares, peanut butter squares, creamy peanut butter: Hi Megan, I have a recipe for peanut butter squares that are really easy to make and are quite tasty, my family loves them. They aren t all that fancy but they re good. 2 cups confectioners sugar 3/4 cup Jif® Creamy Peanut Butter 2/3 cup graham cracker...

Desserts: using fat-free evaporated milk in frosting, german chocolate cake, recipes for german chocolate cake
german chocolate cake, recipes for german chocolate cake, egg yolks: Hi Lisa, I don t think there should be much of a problem. Most of the icing recipes for German chocolate cake that I know of have eggs or egg yolks in them which should make the lack of fat in the milk hardly noticeable. The yolks in this recipe are really...

Desserts: Windows for Gingerbread House, hard candies, bakery business
hard candies, bakery business, candy recipe: Hi Judy, Sorry that it has taken me so long to reply, but now is a really busy time in the bakery business and I have been swamped. I ve been thinking about an easy way for you to make glass windows for your gingerbread houses. About the easiest way to...

Desserts: baking pies, inch pie plate, pie dish
inch pie plate, pie dish, pie dough: Hi Danielle, You can use a 10 inch pie plate just fine. You may need to make extra pie dough to make sure the plate is coverd completly. Your baking time might be off my a little. So keep a close eye on your pie as it bakes. Happy Baking! Bernadett...

Desserts: butter and/or salt, salty taste, sweet day
salty taste, sweet day, salts: Hi There, It would not hurt to use salted butter and no salt. I am curious about the amount of salt in the recipe. If you do not mind a less salty taste, then it will not make any difference in the texture of the recipe. Happy baking! Hope this answers...

Desserts: Cake Baking, egg whites, cake sets
egg whites, cake sets, baking soda: Hi Gins, Sorry I hope the next one you make comes out great!Here are some reasons why a cake would do that. Bernadette Over or underbeating – too much or too little air is incorporated into batter. Underbaking - oven temperature too low and /...

Desserts: Coconut Cream Pie, coconut cream pie, custard pies
coconut cream pie, custard pies, saran wrap: Hi Kevin, As long as you keep it cold enough it will be fine, minus the whipped cream. The cream will break down, it s best to make that fresh. Cool Whip will be a great idea, although it won t taste as good as your homemade whipped cream, you can still...

Desserts: cake baking, liquid eggs, proper answer
liquid eggs, proper answer, driers: Hello Arie, I would better prepared to answer the questions you have asked if I know a bit more about the context. I can comment on a few things if it helps. 1. Tenderize is not usually a term used in baking. It is a term used while preparing meat or...

Desserts: cheesecake, curd cheese, oven thermometer
curd cheese, oven thermometer, cottage cheese: Here is info I have about that issue. Also buy an oven thermometer and make sure the temperature is correct. Hope this helps you. Why do cheesecakes sometimes crack in the center? One reason is the tension created by temperature differences as the cheesecake...

Desserts: creamed filled cupcakes, unbleached flour, cake flour
unbleached flour, cake flour, purpose flour: Hi Sani, I hope the following is helpful. Dipping is always a structural problem. It can be either of the following The Wrong Type of Flour If using unbleached flour for a butter cake in which the butter is used in softened form, as opposed to melted...

Desserts: fench silk pie (again), french silk pie, sugar mixture
french silk pie, sugar mixture, high altitude: Hi Stephanie, Your butter needs to be at room temperature. If it still has a chill, let it sit longer. Next cream the butter in your mixer before adding the sugar. When you add the sugar beat, on med to high speed, until both are light and fluffy, about 3...

Desserts: frosting for kids with allergies, cup confectioners sugar, valentine s day
cup confectioners sugar, valentine s day, sugar corn: Hello Lora, Thanks for your question. Yes, it is simple to make a milk/soy free glaze to frost your sugar cookies. Below is a recipe that In think you may be able to use. 2 cup confectioners sugar 2 tablespoon corn syrup 4 tablespoons water 15 drops...

Desserts: Italian Wine Cookies, italian wine cookies, dickens of a time
italian wine cookies, dickens of a time, italian cookie: Hi Marlene, I have not heard of this cookie, and I am having a dickens of a time finding any info on it. I wonder if you could check to see if you have the correct spelling. I will continue in my search and if I come up with anything I will pass it along...

Desserts: Melting Chocolate, king arthur flour, belgium chocolate
king arthur flour, belgium chocolate, melting chocolate: Hi Shari, To make your chocolate more smooth, add some shortening or if you have a resource, use cocoa butter. Add a little at a time to your chocolate and melt for 30 seconds, stir and repeat until you get the consistency your like. I usually add about 1...

Desserts: mailing baked goods, sugar cookie icing, recipe sugar cookie
sugar cookie icing, recipe sugar cookie, valentine s day: Hi April, I am sorry I won t be able to answer your question in great detail. I just don t have a lot of time this week. But, very quickly use a shortening based frosting to cover your cupcakes. It holds up in heat and should travel well. For the cookies,...

Desserts: name this cookie, tsp almond, egg yolks
tsp almond, egg yolks, grease three: Hi Tina, I believe the cookie you are referring to is an Italian cookie. If you go to this web page http://www.mangiabenepasta.com/cookies.html, you will see a picture at the top that resembles your description. I have included the recipe for you.Enjoy! ...

Desserts: Pumpkin Pie?, pumpkin pie, condensed milk
pumpkin pie, condensed milk, difference between condensed milk and evaporated milk: Hi Giacinta, I would not substitute condensed for evaporated milk. You need a proper amount of fluid to get the right consistency for your pumpkin pie. I have included two links for definitions of each. I hope this is helpful! Bernadette http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Condensed_milk...

Desserts: Sugar Free Hard (Swiss) Meringue, swiss meringue, egg white foam
swiss meringue, egg white foam, calorie sweetener: Hi James Beating or whisking causes the protein in the egg whites to unfold, forming films that trap the air bubbles, and the sugar stiffens the foam. By varying the amount of sugar in the final mix, you control how hard or soft the final meringue will...

Desserts: sending baked goods, sugar cookie icing, recipe sugar cookie
sugar cookie icing, recipe sugar cookie, valentine s day: I bought the prepackaged icing this year for my Christmas cookies. I have not made any icing that would allow me to ship without the icing getting messed up. Usually when I ship a baked good it is a brownie. Cookies are not as perishable as some cakes but...

Desserts: upside down cake, cast iron skillet, cast iron pan
cast iron skillet, cast iron pan, skillet cake: Hi Marilyn, It sounds like your sugar did not break down. You may want to try stirring the melted butter and brown sugar together while it cooks over moderate heat. Cook for at least 4 minutes. Immediately add your pineapple and batter and bake for about...

Desserts: using eggs in recipes, commercial egg, egg substitutes
commercial egg, egg substitutes, savory dish: Hi Tessa. I came across an article that can answer a lot of questions about substituting eggs in recipes. I personally think that you might be okay using one egg. Your bread may come out more dense but the flavor should not be affected. ARTICLE: Although...

Desserts: angel food cake, chocolate mousse recipe, angel food cake
chocolate mousse recipe, angel food cake, angel food cakes: Dear Sue - March 31, 2008 My sister no longer has the Betty Crocker recipes - but she found this information: The only way I fill angel food cakes is another old Betty Crocker recipe -- the Tunnel of Fudge Cake (or straweberry cream, or rum-flavored...

Desserts: Cookies, sweet chocolate chips, chocolate chip recipe
sweet chocolate chips, chocolate chip recipe, chopped pecans: Hi Donna, Your recipe has too little fat or liquid. I know that that many people swear by using half butter, half Crisco. Although the above suggestion is standard, I do not bake desserts with butter or Crisco. Instead I use pure olive oil. It is healthier...

Desserts: Cream, single cream, butterfat
single cream, butterfat, whipping cream: Hi Bill, Double cream is the name in Britain for a very rich cream (whipping cream) — containing 48% butterfat. Whipping cream in this country, by contrast, contains between 30% and 40% butterfat. Single cream in Britain is comparable to American half and...

Desserts: Easy Souffle Recipes, souffle recipes, chocolate souffle
souffle recipes, chocolate souffle, chocolate apricot: Dear Kim, Here is a recipe that I found - with lots of very clear directions - : http://www.cookingforengineers.com/recipe/160/Dark-Chocolate-Souffle And another chocolate souffle site: http://www.reluctantgourmet.com/chsouffl.htm Now, on to...

Desserts: angel food cake, toasted almonds, cream mixture
Desserts: angel food cake, toasted almonds, cream mixture, cup cocoa

Desserts: fondant powder, easter chocolates, fondant sugar
easter chocolates, fondant sugar, egg products: Hi Linda, Dry fondant (dry powdered fondant) is not the same as icing sugar. Ingredients: cane fondant sugar, may contain traces of egg products. You should be able to purchase prepared fondant candy filling at your local craft store. I have not checked...

Desserts: Instant Espresso Powder, instant espresso coffee, king arthur flour
instant espresso coffee, king arthur flour, espresso powder: Hi Cheryl, Yes you can use instant espresso. I would not say its the same thing. Instant coffees are made from brewed coffee that is dried to a crystal form. Espresso powder is the actual bean that has been ground fine. Coffee is used to enhance the flavor...

Desserts: Les Macarons, french dessert, london restaurants
french dessert, london restaurants, macarons: Hello Pauline, I found this article. It is about a place in London that does make macaroons. t may not be exactly what you were looking for you, but If it is I am sure that you could call and arrange shipping. IThe article also comes with a recipe and...

Desserts: Molasses cookie recipe, molasses cookie recipe, best molasses cookie recipe
molasses cookie recipe, best molasses cookie recipe, c molasses: Barbara - update: My sister sent me the one recipe ... still will try to remember to get you the others tonight. Spiced Molasses Cookies 1.5 C shortening 2 C sugar 0.5 C molasses 2 eggs ----------------------- Mix -----------------------...

Desserts: Is Olive Oil good for you?, health benefits of olive oil, benefits of olive oil
health benefits of olive oil, benefits of olive oil, food and nutrition: Hello Kayla, Not only is olive oil not bad for you, its is great for you. There have been studies, and there still are ongoing studies as to the health benefits of olive oil. I could go on and on, but instead I will send you to a few of the experts: ...

Desserts: rolled cookies, dough rollers, cookie cutters
dough rollers, cookie cutters, cookie presses: Thanks Laura, It appears that this time the student taught the teacher something. You are providing something very important (dessert) to those who have long been denied tasty treats due to a gluten allergy. I will be looking for your product at Whole...

Desserts: Slumping Sheet Cake, leavening agents, baking soda
leavening agents, baking soda, sheet cake: Hi Karon, I am thinking that the slumping or sinking of your cake could be caused by a few thing things It could be a problem with mixing. Is this a cake that has little mixing or folding involved? Altitude will make a difference as well. I would...

Desserts: apple cake, apple cake, chewy crust
apple cake, chewy crust, initial time: Well, I would love a follow-up to this. But it could be many factors. I would try asking myself some of the following: 1) What was the difference in cooking time? If it was a good amount of time like 10 minutes, try cooking it just for 5 extra minutes,...

Desserts: CAKE RECIPE, mix cocoa, cocoa mix
mix cocoa, cocoa mix, baking soda: Dear Judy, I am not somewhere that I can easily convert measurements as I would need a scale for the US (I m in Indonesia) AND I would need to have ingredients that I can t get here (dry eggs being non-existent). So, what I can do is tell you how I would...

Desserts: Coral cake, wilton industries, sea sponge
wilton industries, sea sponge, woodridge il: Dear Jill, I suggest you contact Wilton directly - they are THE cake decorating people! You may even have an expert nearby who could show you what to do ... Wilton Industries 2240 W. 75th St. Woodridge, IL 60517 Phone: 630-963-1818 or 800-794-5866...

Desserts: chocolate chip cookie, chocolate chip cookie recipe, chocolate chip cookie
chocolate chip cookie recipe, chocolate chip cookie, chocolate chip cookies: Dear Tamra, is this it? I did a search for Betty Crocker Chocolate Chip Cookies and got a lot of hits. If you don t find this is the one, please do a search and see what other choices come up. Apparently people all over the world copied that recipe to...

Desserts: converting cake recipe, layer cake recipe, info karen
layer cake recipe, info karen, wire rack: Hi there Karen, OK, here is my advise. It would help to know what kind of layer care you are making. Generally, if you convert to a bundt pan, you would first want to make sure that you grease and flour the bundt very well. Next, I am not sure on the baking...

Desserts: cooking with kids, kidshealth org, lunch recipes
kidshealth org, lunch recipes, recipes kids: Laura, I think I have answered this question for someone in the past. I don t have recipes physically with me, but I do go to places I have found on Google. kidshealth.org/kid/recipes/index.htm - this is one of my favorite places as it serves special...

Desserts: DIFFERENT SIZE CAKE PANS, german chocolate cake, angel food cake
german chocolate cake, angel food cake, bunt pan: What they mean is a bunt or tube pan, you can make it in a 13x9 but you will have to alter your cooking time and watch it carefully. I suggest to invest in a tube/bunt pan, it has various uses, like monkey bread, german chocolate cake, angel food cake, and...

Desserts: FROSTING, cream cheese frosting recipes, cream cheese frosting
cream cheese frosting recipes, cream cheese frosting, recipe for white frosting: Hi Judy, Yes it can be frozen for up to three months. You will need to re-whip it after it thaws. It will keep well in the refrigerator for 1-2 months if that is an option. About the healthy frosting recipes. I mostly top desserts with sugars, dustings,...

Desserts: Coral cake, edible luster dust, candy thermometer
Desserts: Coral cake, edible luster dust, candy thermometer, coral pieces

Desserts: falling cake, hidden question
Desserts: falling cake, hidden question

Desserts: falling cake, sour cream coffee cake, bundt pan
sour cream coffee cake, bundt pan, cup nuts: I am going to make a few notes on somethings that could help make the cake more solid. It is hard to say since I am not watching you make the cake and I can t justify how you are mixing it. Now where I can see things going a rye is in the second step....

Desserts: HEALTHY SCHOOL LUNCH DESSERTS, dessert recipies, national dessert
dessert recipies, national dessert, traditional dessert: Hello again Judy, All of my desserts are made with heart healthy olive oil and when purchased in bulk at a warehouse store, ounce for ounce pure olive oil is about the same in cost as butter. I also offer a whole wheat option on most of my dessert recipes....

Desserts: hard candy suckers, hard candy, cornstarch
hard candy, cornstarch, powdered sugar: Dear Cathy, I m going to guess that it has more to do with humidity and less to do with the cooking time. My brother used to make some wonderful hard candy and he always shook it in a bag with powdered sugar. He may have also added a little cornstarch...

Desserts: heavy cream, heavy whipping cream, local grocery store
heavy whipping cream, local grocery store, purpose cream: It depends where you live but I have seen it at the Wal-mart Super center. Most markets that will have it will be the bigger ones that offer the best selection of dairy, like Kroger s, where their chains span across more then one state or area. It is hard...

Desserts: Mousse, artificial sweetener, stiff peak
artificial sweetener, stiff peak, high intensity: High-intensity sweeteners can provide the sweetness of sugar, with various taste qualities. Because they are many times sweeter than sugar, however, much less of the sweetener is required to replace the sugar. So if you are making a mousse with an artificial...

Desserts: modifying backwards: making a vegan recipe more "traditional", apple cider vinegar, tsp salt
apple cider vinegar, tsp salt, cup soy milk: Hello Elisa, Adding an egg would only make the cake rise a bit higher and more moist. If you have time to experiment, I would add the egg and bake as is. You may need to bake a few minutes longer, but it should be fine. If you do not want the cake to rise...

Desserts: Preserving?, joann fabrics, dough ornaments
joann fabrics, dough ornaments, google search: Lynn, I think you can cook them in a very slow oven so that all moisture is gone, then paint with shellac or some other sealing agent. I know dough ornaments are very popular. Did you look up recipes for those and see what they say? Your local public...

Desserts: Recipe, tsp nutmeg, raisin bars
tsp nutmeg, raisin bars, ground cloves: Dear Katherine, I am giving you one of my favorite cake recipes - SIMPLE to make and moist and delicious. I hope you enjoy it. Also, a VERY simple cake that requires no frosting. Debba Old Fashioned Raisin Bars 1 C. seedless raisins 1 C. water...

Desserts: stale choc. chip cookies, choc chip cookies, white bread
choc chip cookies, white bread, handful: Well, a way I have in the past is microwaved them with a cup of water to moisten and refresh them, but I usually did this when I lived alone so it mostly works with a handful of cookies and not a whole batch. The white bread technique is the best one I know...

Desserts: substitute for tapioca in a recipe?, tapioca, cornstarch
tapioca, cornstarch, acidic: Dear Cindy, I m assuming you are substituting for a tablespoon or 2 of tapioca used to thicken in a pie. Without seeing the recipe and the purpose of using the tapioca, though, it s hard to say. http://www.baking911.com/pantry/subs_fruitthickother.htm...

Desserts: Boiled Icing, cup corn syrup, tsp vanilla
cup corn syrup, tsp vanilla, swiss meringue: It s kind of a meringue then anything. Okay, try it this way. Mix the sugar, syrup salt and white together in a degreased bowl until combined. Put over boiling water (double boiler) until you it is hot to touch... Feel around in the bowl as it gets...

Desserts: baking a cake, smooth surface, half baked
smooth surface, half baked, dana: Let me see the recipe and I can give you a few comments on what could be going wrong. Also let me know if you have somehow changed anything or did something different then the recipe stated so I can help you do it your way but help the cake come out right...

Desserts: baking temperatures, cakes and cookies, high altitude
cakes and cookies, high altitude, heating element: This could be a few factors. It is not cooked underneath it could mean the fan is offset or the heating element underneath isn t working. It might not have anything to do with the temperature. Unless your cooking at a high altitude. So I would probably...

Desserts: Cookie recipe needed, sugar cookies
sugar cookies: Dear Heather, I am not really sure, from your description, if this is a cut-out recipe or if you just think you can use it as one. But, I will share our family s recipe in the hopes that it meets your needs. We roll these out REALLY thin. But, I ve...

Desserts: Cupcakes - baking time., company picnic, cake recipe
company picnic, cake recipe, time change: It usually depends on the type of cake. Usually what I do is take 10 minutes off the bake time and then watch it after that using a toothpick I usually test for if it is baked or not. It is probably the method I use for most of my cake and brownies when...

Desserts: domed cupcakes, leavening agent, leavening agents
leavening agent, leavening agents, cake mix: If this is a box mix there is not much I can due since some of them use gelatins and preserving agents in them. It sometimes can compromise the leavening agents. Just be sure to double check measuring your ingredients and checking to see if your oven...

Desserts: double layer round cakes...., strawberry icing, sheet cakes
strawberry icing, sheet cakes, layer cakes: Now I just want to clarify a few things, does he want a white cake or just a non chocolate vanilla flavored cake. Also what kind of icing would he like? I can help you since you know sheet cakes round cake will not be far off. As so as i get your follow up...

Desserts: Needing a roll out cookie recipe, flaky texture, sugar cookies
Desserts: Needing a roll out cookie recipe, flaky texture, sugar cookies, recipes

Desserts: Pavlova Roll, tsp vanilla essence, desert spoon
Desserts: Pavlova Roll, tsp vanilla essence, desert spoon, caster sugar

Desserts: microoven, cake from scratch, microwave
cake from scratch, microwave, cakes: Amrita, As far as I know, the only cakes you can bake successfully in a microwave are mixes that have been specially formulated to do so. If it is possible, there should be directions on the box to do that. If you don t see that, there is usually an 800...

Desserts: Needing a roll out cookie recipe, flour mixture, flaky texture
flour mixture, flaky texture, pure vanilla extract: I think what you are thinking of is a shortbread cookie...It will be able to be iced and can have a flaky biscuit like texture. The secret to making good shortbread is to use a high quality butter and pure vanilla extract, since it uses so few ingredients....

Desserts: Pavlova Roll, angel food cake, castor sugar
angel food cake, castor sugar, vanilla essence: Dear Aneesha, 10 minutes just doesn t sound like long enough time to get the whites to set. So, of course they will fall. Have you looked around for other recipes that are similar? http://www.radionz.co.nz/genre/recipes/ninetonoon/pavlova_roll I...

Desserts: shortening, cup cakes, crisco
cup cakes, crisco, butter and margarine: Bernadette, Shortening is fat in solid form (as opposed to oil). Crisco is a popular name-brand shortening. Butter and margarine are also forms of shortening. You can even use mayonnaise for cakes! Below are websites that talk about the substitutions...

Desserts: bread, cream cheese frosting, diced peaches
cream cheese frosting, diced peaches, peach juice: Hi LIsa, I am sorry your bread didn t turn out. Here is a recipe for peach bread pudding. I hope it turns out for you. Enjoy, Bernadette PEACH BREAD PUDDING INGREDIENTS: 4 cups torn French bread 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk 3 large...

Desserts: buttercream frosting, buttercream icing recipe, cup crisco
buttercream icing recipe, cup crisco, store bakery: Hi Frances, I have two recipes for you. Waldorf Frosting 1/4 c. sifted flour 1/4 tsp. salt 1 c. milk Cook these until this gets thick, stirring continually. Then set aside to cool. In a large bowl, put this together: 1 cup sugar (granulated)...

Desserts: CAKE PAN SIZE, peach cobbler, inch pans
peach cobbler, inch pans, sheet pans: Hi Judy, I would use a sheet pan. They come in three sizes and you can find them at the link below. You should be able to purchase sheet pans at your local craft store in their baking isle. I would use two 12 x 18 inch pans. http://www.wilton.com/store/site/product.cfm?id=3E30B9BF-475A-BAC0-59BA9F529C3D6495&fid=3E332494-475A-BAC0-56EA58F4629578A0...

Desserts: Caramels, soft ball stage, inch square pan
soft ball stage, inch square pan, light corn syrup: Hi Mike, It s all about temperature. You must get the caramel to 240 degrees F or 115 C, also known has the soft ball stage. Use a candy thermometer for best results. I have included a recipe from a book called Candymaking , by Ruth Kendrick and Pauline...

Desserts: Chocolate versus cocoa, chocolate manufacturers association, cocoa powders
chocolate manufacturers association, cocoa powders, cocoa beans: Hi Norma, What a great question! and a complex question. Because of the complexity of your question I have included to links to one of my favorite web sites. It will explain in detail about both. http://www.joyofbaking.com/cocoa.html http://www.joyofbaking.com/chocolate.html...

Desserts: carrot cake, chocolate cakes, carrot cake
chocolate cakes, carrot cake, flat tops: Hi Hany, Yes, it does. If your cake comes out gooey it is definitely under baked. I like to use Baking Strips you can purchase them at your local craft store in the candy/baking isle. Just follow the directions and you will have evenly baked and nice flat...

Desserts: Flat Cookies, kitchen aid mixer, kithcen aid
kitchen aid mixer, kithcen aid, butter or margarine: It s not your mixer, I love my kithcen aid mixer. If your cookies are turning out flat, make sure your cookie sheets are cool before you place dough on them. If the cookie sheets are warm, the dough will immediately start to melt and spread out. If your...

Desserts: Flat Cookies, parchment paper, bernadette
Desserts: Flat Cookies, parchment paper, bernadette, flour

Desserts: mexican paste, domed ceilings, al andalus
domed ceilings, al andalus, islamic origins: Hi Richard, Mexican paste is a sugar paste used to mold flowers, figurines and can be used to mold swags and other cake decoration. It uses a gum from the Mexican orchard. You can read more about this in the following. The following was taken from an...

Desserts: Pound Cake, beating egg whites, oven thermometer
beating egg whites, oven thermometer, pound cakes: Hi Cindy, Pound cakes are normally dense BUT moist. If your cake is dry, one of the following could be the problem........ 1. Over-mixing the batter. 2. Over-baking. Check cake for doneness at lower end of baking time range. 3. Over-beating egg whites...

Desserts: 10 inch sponge cake crisis!!! :(, sponge cake recipe, sponge cakes
sponge cake recipe, sponge cakes, egg yolks: Hi Omayya, When using self raising flour there is no need to use baking powder. The self raising flour already contains a leavener and salt. This could be the problem. Also make sure your flour is not old. I have included a recipe for you to try. Also there...

Desserts: Appyling sugar paste decorations to non-frondant frostings, cup crisco, mixer bowl
cup crisco, mixer bowl, pastillage: Hi Janet, As Long as your frosting is not to soft you should not have a problem with your decorations staying put. I don t recommend using the store bought frosting they are to soft and they don t taste as good as homemade. I have included a recipe for you...

Desserts: apple strudel, creme brulee recipes, sprig of mint
creme brulee recipes, sprig of mint, creme brulee recipe: Hi Zaidah, I am sorry it took me so long to answer your question. I tried several times but my computer kept freezing. It was very frustrating! I have sent you two links; one is an easy apple strudel using puff pastry, second is a classic creme brulee recipe....

Desserts: baking cookies, royal icing for cookies, meringue powder
royal icing for cookies, meringue powder, proper consistency: Hi Alison, Royal icing can be used on any of the cookies you mentioned, I have included a recipe. After making a recipe of icing (thin consistency) you can dip the top of the cookie in the icing then allow excess to drip away. Let cookies sit for a few hours...

Desserts: Cakes, bearer of bad news, sweet day
bearer of bad news, sweet day, cakes: Hi Bunny, Depending on how hot and how humid, I would say that you could have a problem. If at all possible, I would keep the cake in a room that is not above 75 degrees. Most cakes will not hold up very well in heat or humidity and fondant will probably...

Desserts: cocoa powder sub, cocoa powder, chocolate powder
cocoa powder, chocolate powder, amaka: Hi Amaka, Here is a link to Nesquik.com web site. They have recipes using their product. As a rule I would not use it in place of baking cocoa powder unless the recipe called for it. http://www.nesquik.com/parentskitchen/nesquik/Recipes/RecipeDetails.aspx?articleID=106256...

Desserts: Fondant, air tight container, fondant flowers
air tight container, fondant flowers, cupcake courier: Hi Katie, Fondant will dry very hard. If you would like it harder add a little of Ready Made Gumpaste (found at your local craft store;baking isle) to your fondant and knead until well incorporated. The air tight container will not cause your flowers to...

Desserts: Frozen pie, pineapple pie, frozen pie
pineapple pie, frozen pie, double crust: Hi Shar, I think if you baked it for 45 to 60 minutes in a 350 degree pre-heated oven it should be good. Cut two to three slits in the top crust of the pie, for vents. Pie should be done when the pie filling starts to bubble through the vents. You may want...

Desserts: Grandmothers Pie, apple cider vinegar, vinegar pie
apple cider vinegar, vinegar pie, lemon zest: Hi Nikki, Here is a recipe for you to try. It calls for 2 teaspoons Limoncello, or other lemon-flavored liqueur, or lemon extract. You can omit this or use lemon zest instead. I hope you enjoy the recipe. http://www.foodnetwork.com/food/recipes/recipe/0,1977,FOOD_9936_17066,00.html...

Desserts: grandmothers cupcakes, olive oil, baking with olive oil
olive oil, baking with olive oil, healthy baking: Hello Anacita, Try replacing the cocoa with 4 ounces of instant vanilla pudding and doubling the vanilla extract. I always recommend using olive oil in place of any kind of hydrogenated oil. Try replacing the 1/2 cup shortening with 1/3( yes it is less)...

Desserts: Marzipan, fake cake, butter cream
fake cake, butter cream, first frost: Hi Meghan, I just found your follow up question in the pending file. I do not have experience with dummy cakes, however check out this link. It looks like they have some pretty good answers about dummy cakes. Copy and paste the below link into your browser....

Desserts: need help with a box cake from the store, simple syrup recipe, orange liqueur
simple syrup recipe, orange liqueur, tablespoon vanilla: Hi Barbie, Moisten & Flavor the Cake With This Simple Syrup Recipe OPTIONAL: You can use 3-4 tablespoons orange liqueur, cognac, coffee liquor, Amaretto or Frangelica or 1 tablespoon vanilla extract. Add to syrup when you remove it from the heat;stirring...

Desserts: rolled cookies, cookie cutters, rolled cookies
cookie cutters, rolled cookies, cutter machine: Hello Roberta, I do not know where Laura was able to find cookie cutters. All questions are filtered thru yahoo All Experts and I do not have the ability to contact her in order to answer the first part of your question. I apologize. Below are the links...

Desserts: Scones, Micki Sannar, Baking
Micki Sannar, Baking, Desserts: Hi Kristen, Quark is a German type yogurt (yoghurt) cheese. I have never baked with it. You would most likely find it at a speciality (German type) I also found a link for a quark recipe online. Place type below link into your browser. http://www.recipezaar.com/153126...

Desserts: simple wedding cake, cake book, open to suggestions
cake book, open to suggestions, wedding cake: Hi Rebecca, The best advice I can give a novice baker is, go to a book store or the library and find books on wedding cake construction. This is such a complex question. With the books you will have pictures and step by step instruction for each cake. I recommend...

Desserts: URGENT, CHILDS PARTY, THANK U, inch cake pan, childs birthday party
inch cake pan, childs birthday party, pound cake recipe: Hi Yasmeen, It sounds like a traditional pound cake recipe. I don t see anything wrong with your conversion. You are just multiplying the recipe by 4. I have included a web link for future use. It helps with recipe conversions, you just enter the ingredient...

Desserts: What to use instead of shorting, dessert recipes, hydrogenation process
dessert recipes, hydrogenation process, perfect science: I do not ever use shortening because of the Trans fat created through the hydrogenation process. I know this may sound strange, but I discovered over six years ago that most all of my dessert recipes could be converted to olive oil. The results have been...

Desserts: 11x15 sheet cake, package test, sheet cake
package test, sheet cake, degree oven: Hi Sally, If the pan is 3 inches deep, you will need about 16 cups of batter. Bake it in a 325 degree oven for about one hour and 10 to 15 minutes. If it is 2 inches deep you will need about 11 cups of batter. Bake it in a 325 degree oven for about 35 to...

Desserts: apple tart/pie, ground almonds, 3 apples
ground almonds, 3 apples, 100g sugar: Hi Liz, I would try reducing the temp by 25 to 50 degrees. I m not sure what that would in C . A slower oven will allow everything to cook more evenly. You may also try keeping temp the same but loosely covering tart with aluminum foil. Remove foil half...

Desserts: CAKES, wilton tiered cakes, inch cakes
wilton tiered cakes, inch cakes, dowel rods: Hi Ann, It is possible to stack the cakes yourself. 1. You will have to keep the cakes on there cake boards. 2. Stick rods into cake, mark with a knife, remove rods and cut just under the mark with pruning shears (you don t want the rods to stick out...

Desserts: Cake / Cupcakes, cheesecake recipe, cheesecakes
cheesecake recipe, cheesecakes, trish: Hi Trish, You don t have to adjust much except the amount of time to bake. Line your cupcake pan with liners add your crust and press into the liner, add your cheesecake filling 3/4 of the way up and bake at the temp. your recipe says, but bake for about...

Desserts: Carrot cake, carrot cake recipe, baking soda and baking powder
carrot cake recipe, baking soda and baking powder, quarter teaspoon: Hi Dawn, What a great question! I too have a great carrot cake recipe and I have noticed green specks as well. The culprit is baking soda. Carrots turn green when the batter contains too much baking soda, or when the soda isn t evenly mixed in the batter....

Desserts: chiffon pie filling thickener, cream cheese recipe, heavy whipping cream
cream cheese recipe, heavy whipping cream, cream mixture: Hi Suzanne, Are you using heavy whipping cream? If not that is what you need to use. Make sure the whipping cream, bowl and beaters are very cold. You can store your cream in the back of the fridge, where it is the coldest. Also, you can place your bowl and...

Desserts: chocolate buttercream frosting, chocolate buttercream frosting, butter cream frosting
chocolate buttercream frosting, butter cream frosting, recipe for buttercream frosting: Hi Miranda, First question...Unsweetened chocolate Second question...yes, you can melt it in microwave Third question....yes, you can do your cake the night before. I do, however recommend baking the cake and allowing it to set out over night to firm...

Desserts: Different Cake Tins, cake tins, cake tin
cake tins, cake tin, baking times: Hi Bebe, You can use any shaped pan as long as it is relativly the same size. You should not have to adjust the baking times. If you use a pan that is bigger you will have to shorten the bake time, just keep an eye on it. Use the toothpick method of testing....

Desserts: Flour measurement, sift, flour
sift, flour: Dear Barbara, I m an old-fashioned cook and since I live in the tropics and in third world countries, I sift ALL flour to be sure there are no bugs in it, as well as to remove lumps and other impurities! That being said, the US flours are SO well processed...

Desserts: food and drink, planning a trip, thay
planning a trip, thay, food and drink: Hi Dora, I d imagine it would be pretty easy to find and buy cream in France, since thay are known for there cooking. I have never been to France, so maybe this question would be more sutable for an expert who has:) Are you planning a trip to France? That...

Desserts: Marshmallow Fondant, homemade frosting, recipe for marshmallow fondant
homemade frosting, recipe for marshmallow fondant, spongy texture: Hi Nicky, Personally I have never tried marshmallow fondant. I have tried reg. fondant and it taste terrible. I would think that teh marshmallow would taste better simply because of the ingredients. I bet you can make homemade frosting, here is a recipe for...

Desserts: Novelty Cakes, medium consistency, pastry bag
medium consistency, pastry bag, novelty cakes: Hi Cheryl, You could use a star tip #18 and a pastry bag. You can purchase both these items at your local craft store in there cake decorating isle. I have included a link on how to fill and use a pastry bag with tips and couplers. Basically, what you will...

Desserts: Pre-baked pie shell, baked pie shell, grated lemon zest
baked pie shell, grated lemon zest, cornstarch and water: HI JULIE, HERE ARE TWO PIE FILLING RECIPES. MAKE SURE FILLINGS HAVE COOLED COMPLETLY BEFORE ADDING TO YOUR PRE-BAKED PIE SHELL. Enjoy, Bernadette CHERRY PIE FILLING 2 cups fresh pitted cherries 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch...

Desserts: Can you use one for the other.?, high ratio, emulsifiers
high ratio, emulsifiers, crisco: Hi Beverly, The difference between it and regular shortening is that it contains micro-emulsifiers that allow a batter to hold more sugar and liquid. Most cakes will always have more flour than sugar, but one with more sugar than flour is a high ratio cake....

Desserts: Caramel Sauce, Caramal making, light caramel
Caramal making, light caramel, dark caramel: Hello Lizzie, Other than adding a little bit of dark brown food coloring, I would have to say that you can not change the color. I would suggest that on the next round of caramel making, you use dark brown sugar. You could get really dark if you added a...

Desserts: Cheese Pound Cake Failure, pound cake problems, Micki Sannar
pound cake problems, Micki Sannar, Making a pound cake: Hello Bebe, Thanks for the cake pic, that really helps me to see what is happening with your pound cake. My guess would be that all of the ingredients were not completely blended. Be sure to start with your cream cheese at room temperature. I would also...

Desserts: my cake is done, fondant, confectionery
fondant, confectionery, luster: Hi Sharon, I have sent you two links for a glaze and color sprays (this also comes in pearl not just colors) These may give you the desired affect. You can find other bakery items at Pastrychef.com. good luck and have fun. Bernadette http://www.pastrychef.com/CONFECTIONERY-GLAZE-DILUTED_p_7-728.html...

Desserts: how much cake batter, toll free numbers, tiered cake
toll free numbers, tiered cake, cake batter: Hi, Staci, There are several solutions I can suggest. One - who made the pans? Eko? Wilton? I will bet that if you called the toll free number for Wilton, they could tell you. Or, whoever made the pans ... they usually have toll free numbers if you...

Desserts: cookies, Vanilla berans, baking soda vs baking powder
Vanilla berans, baking soda vs baking powder, uses for vanilla: Hello Mike, Okay, this is going to be my longest answer yet. Thanks for asking and I hope this helps. In answer to your question, Vanilla extract is one of the flavors that you do not notice in a recipe until it is not there. I myself adore the flavor...

Desserts: Dessert for Indian Get-together, chocolate chips, simple recipes
chocolate chips, simple recipes, dump cake: Seema, I recently attended a do where one guest brought a dump cake ... and it was a HUGE hit. While people raved about it, she commented over and over that it took no time or energy - was just far too easy! http://allrecipes.com/Recipes/Desserts/Cakes/Dump-Cakes/ViewAll.aspx...

Desserts: Dessert for steak dinner, chocolate chip cookie dough, sara lee cakes
chocolate chip cookie dough, sara lee cakes, chocolate chip cookie: Anie, The sky is the limit. It depends on how much work you want to go to. I would suggest Sara Lee cakes or pies for dessert. You don t say that you have a lot of cooking supplies or facilities so I m guessing that you aren t going to want to make anything...

Desserts: Dessert for steak dinner, alcoholic drink recipes, non alcoholic drink recipes
alcoholic drink recipes, non alcoholic drink recipes, wooden skewers: Hi Anie, I have included two links, one is for non alcoholic drink recipes, and the second is for fondue recipes. Fondue is fun and versatile and can easily be made for just two people. It is perfect after a heavy dinner of steak and potatoes. You can use...

Desserts: no egg cakes not fully rising, sticky texture, banana flavor
sticky texture, banana flavor, potato starch: Hi Suzanne, Can you eat Egg substitute? If not try these replacement ideas.... When a recipe calls for three or more eggs — as many cakes do — the eggs perform a vital function and need to be replaced with an ingredient that can deliver a similar effect....

Desserts: cookies, baking soda, cookie recipes
Desserts: cookies, baking soda, cookie recipes, presence

Desserts: icing, cake frosting, passion fruit
cake frosting, passion fruit, recipes recipe: Dave, You are talking to someone who will KILL for anything peach ... so looking for this is making my mouth water! I hope I find something that *I* can try one day. http://www.bettycrocker.com/Recipes/Recipe.aspx?recipeId=40761&WidgetTracking=RecentlyViewed...

Desserts: powdered sugar vs. granulated sugar, baking powder vs baking soda, baking soda and baking powder
baking powder vs baking soda, baking soda and baking powder, difference between baking soda and baking powder: Hi Kayla, Sorry I did not get to your question sooner, I must have deleted the email accidently. I hope I have answered your question. Bernadette Granulated sugar vs. Powdered sugar: Granulated or white sugar is highly refined cane or beet sugar....

Desserts: Recommendation for cake w/o eggs or milk, vegan bakery, food allergies
vegan bakery, food allergies, first birthday: Hi CJ, I don t know where you live, but you may want to search your yellow pages online or the old fashioned way with the phone book (I m suprised they still make them, LOL!) to look for a vegan bakery. If you don t have a vegan bakery in your town then...

Desserts: Sheet Cake, raspberry filling recipe, dowel rods
raspberry filling recipe, dowel rods, cup hershey: Hi, You will need to do 1-1/2 times this recipe. Here is web site that will help you convert this recipe to the size you want. http://www.fruitfromwashington.com/Recipes/scale/recipeconversions.php HERSHEY S PERFECTLY CHOCOLATE Chocolate Cake...

Desserts: Apple Tart, Apple tart, stop browning apples
Apple tart, stop browning apples, micki sannar: Hi Pat, Yes as soon as apples are exposed to air, they will start to break down. This is what causes the apples to go brown. Your best bet is, if you are not able to bake and serve all at one time, is to bake it ahead of time and then reheat it when your...

Desserts: bakinig cookies, Converting cookie recipe into cookie bar recipe, micki sannar
Converting cookie recipe into cookie bar recipe, micki sannar, cookie bars: Hi there Janet, I have never converted a cookie recipe into a cookie bar recipe.However,my experience in cooking and baking tells me that you would make a full batch of your cookie recipe (one that makes 36-48 cookies). Pour it into a greased pan, spread...

Desserts: desserts, best guess, temperature humidity
best guess, temperature humidity, question thanks: Hi again Jay, Okay, you have got me on that one. Sorry I can not give you an exact answer because it would depend on all kinds of different factors. Such as temperature, humidity, altitude,season, etc... I will give you my best guess and say that...

Desserts: flat chewy choc chip cookies, sugar recipes, cookie cook
Desserts: flat chewy choc chip cookies, sugar recipes, cookie cook, jacques torres

Desserts: opened cream shelf life, heavy whipping cream, expiration date
Desserts: opened cream shelf life, heavy whipping cream, expiration date, refrigerator

Desserts: flat chewy choc chip cookies, chocolate chip cookie problems, olive oil chocolate chips
chocolate chip cookie problems, olive oil chocolate chips, micki sannar: Hi Elspeth, Hmmm, if I remember correctly, Austin is a a bit on the humid side. However, I am doubting that humidity has anything to do with your cookie problem. Your oven temperature should be 350 to 375 degrees. I would check your oven to be sure it...

Desserts: homemade caramel, Problems with making caramels, Micki Sannar
Problems with making caramels, Micki Sannar, caramel making: A grainy sugary feel indicates that your caramel did not cook long enough. Below is a simple guide regarding temperature and caramel making. The temperature depends upon weather you are making caramel sauce,soft caramels or hard caramel candy. For soft...

Desserts: Italian Meringue Buttercream., Micki Sannar, Buttercream
Micki Sannar, Buttercream, great buttercream video: Ashley, Making the perfect buttercream can sometimes be tricky and I could go over the buttercream meringue dance with you to try to figure out what happened.But, I found this great youtube video for a Swiss buttercream frosting. Never mind the Swiss part...

Desserts: jelly roll cakes, jelly roll cake cracking, jelly roll cake
jelly roll cake cracking, jelly roll cake, Micki Sannar: Hi Tamra, The French love to make jelly roll cakes. It is known as a roulade. Sometimes when a jelly roll cake cracks it is because too much pressure may have been applied when rolling the cake. Also, cracks can appear when a cake is too thick or too...

Desserts: opened cream shelf life, heavy whipping cream, heavy cream
heavy whipping cream, heavy cream, shelf life: Hi There Kay, Opened Heavy whipping cream should last to the expiration date. However, I have noticed that it does not always make it that far. Something you can do prolong the shelf like of whipping cream would be to be sure and keep it in the coldest...

Desserts: oven problems when baking, air bake cookie sheets, great conductor
air bake cookie sheets, great conductor, oven temp: Hi John, When you say air bake pans, do they have holes in the bottom?, Is that a type of name of the pan? Sorry I am not familiar with air bake cookie sheets. Aluminum is a great conductor of heat, so you might want to give that type of a pan a try....

Desserts: Apple Pie Recipe, olive oil pie crust recipe, olive oil desserts
olive oil pie crust recipe, olive oil desserts, olive oil baking: Hi There Alice, Thanks for your question regarding your pie crust recipes. Pie crust made with shortening is of the most flaky pie crust, but the tastes often leaves something to be desired. If you or those you are baking for are concerned about your...

Desserts: Apple Pie Recipe, apple pie recipes, apple pie recipe
apple pie recipes, apple pie recipe, alice: Alice, I m assuming the butter / shortening is to put in the crust. Personally, I prefer a crust made with shortening, but I LOVE real butter. I think you just need to try and see. If you send me the recipe, I could try to give you a better opinion....

Desserts: Bakery Frosting, dry milk powder, canned frosting
dry milk powder, canned frosting, tsp salt: Hi There Rebeakh, Based upon your question, I believe the soft frosting you are referring to has a shortening base. Okay, I have a confession to make right here and now and that is that I never every use shortening for anything. I m kind of a healthier...

Desserts: cake, sweet day, cakes
sweet day, cakes: Hello Ola, Thanks you for your question. I would love to give you the very best answer possible. However, I will need more information. There are many types of fresh cakes and I would need to narrow down exactly what you are looking for. I look forward...

Desserts: Lemon Meringue Pie, The Perfect Lemon Meringue Pie
The Perfect Lemon Meringue Pie: Hi Anna Marie, Below is a recipe I pulled from my files. It originates from The Prepared Pantry . I also have a recipe using olive oil, which Is what I use in all of my baking. If you are interested in an olive oil version, please let me know. Otherwise,...

Desserts: Pan size - tube pans, Pound cake pans, Micki Sannar
Pound cake pans, Micki Sannar: Hi There Andy, You are a fantastic husband to accommodate your wife by seeking out what she wants. Funny you should ask this question because I just saw the pans you are looking for at a Bed, Bath, and Beyond Store. They are larger than Mini Pans and...

Desserts: Peach Cobbler, Olive Oil Dessert recipe, Micki Sannar
Olive Oil Dessert recipe, Micki Sannar: Hello Kelly, Yes, you absolutely may use my recipe for the Peach Cobbler. In Fact I am happy to send you another for the holidays. I just baked a fresh Ginger Apple Cake today and it tasted really yummy. It has a moist, rich flavor, and is a family favorite...

Desserts: Re: Ingredient Substitutions, maple flavoring, butter milk
maple flavoring, butter milk, ingredient substitutions: Hi There Marie, In order to reach the desired flavor contained in a maple flavoring, you must stick with the recipe on this one. I do not know of a good substitute for maple flavoring. I have happier news on the second question and that is, yes you...

Desserts: Alcohol-free Rich Fruit Cake, Alcohol Free Christmas Fruit Cake, Micki Sannar
Alcohol Free Christmas Fruit Cake, Micki Sannar: Hello Susan, I would feed it apple juice or another fruit juice of your liking. It is a great substitute for alcohol in baking. below is a recipe for an alcohol free Christmas Cake, just in case you might like to try a new recipe. I am not sure where...

Desserts: Baking, Applesauce replacing butter, Applesauce in baking
Applesauce replacing butter, Applesauce in baking, Micki Sannar: Hi there Donna, If you were replacing butter with applesauce,you would use 1 cup applesauce to 1/2 a cup of butter. However, in the case where you are still using some oil or butter, I would use let s say... for 1/2 cup of oil, use 1/4 cup oil,and 1/2 cup...

Desserts: Cake Pans, exact recipe, cake tester
exact recipe, cake tester, pan size: Hi Jackie, Without knowing the exact recipe, I would not be able to accurately answer your question. Having said that, anytime you are changing a pan size, you really need to bake at the standard time and then just keep checking it for doneness by using...

Desserts: cake, Micki Sannar, baking times for 9x13 pan
Micki Sannar, baking times for 9x13 pan: Hi Pat, Great question! I would blend two mixes together (doubling the ingredients). There will be more cake batter than needed. Fill your greased pan 2/3 full and use the remaining batter to make cupcakes. You will need to bake the cake a bit longer....

Desserts: runny lemon meringue pie, dinner party, remedy
Desserts: runny lemon meringue pie, dinner party, remedy, yolk

Desserts: Shoo fly pie, unbaked pastry shell, shoo fly pie
Desserts: Shoo fly pie, unbaked pastry shell, shoo fly pie, brer rabbit

Desserts: Gumdrops - drop when baking, sweet day, flour
sweet day, flour, tablespoon: Hi Jennifer, Thanks for your question. I would start by chopping the gumdrops in to very small bits. Coating with flour is supposed to be important and I would also add a little extra flour to the cake. Try about a tablespoon. The batter needs to be...

Desserts: Pecan Pie with pecans suspended in filling, Pecan Pie Thickness, Micki Sannar
Pecan Pie Thickness, Micki Sannar, soup spoon measurements: Kathleen, If you Grandmother used all of the mentioned ingredients, and her recipe always worked for her, it should still work today. here are a couple things to consider: A soup spoon is about 15ccs which is the size of a tablespoon. Many of the soup...

Desserts: Premade Royal Icing, meringue powder, raw egg
meringue powder, raw egg, food poisioning: Hi Tracy, I too have never seen pre-made Royal Icing at any of the cake stores that I have visited. I am not sure why they do not keep it in the stores. My guess is that it may not be cost effective as there may not be enough of a demand for it. I did...

Desserts: peanut brittle, candy thermometer, kitchen product
candy thermometer, kitchen product, sweet day: Hi Linda, Thanks for your question. It sounds like you did not quite get the brittle to the hard crack stage . HCS is when your cooked mixture reaches 300 degrees F. I would make sure that you are using a candy thermometer. They are sold at grocery...

Desserts: pecan pie, problems with pecan pie, Micki Sannar
problems with pecan pie, Micki Sannar: Hi Tracy, Thanks for your question. Without knowing what the ingredients are for your recipe, it would be difficult to accurately answer your question. Having said that, I do have a question and a few things to ponder which may be of assistance to you....

Desserts: presenting a 9x13 cake, Cake display, Micki Sannar
Cake display, Micki Sannar, bring a cake to a party: Hi Anne, Thanks for your question. Depending upon the type of cake it is, you have a couple of options. You could grease the pan well before baking. Once baked, cool for 5-10 minutes, invert on a 12x16 cardboard, frost and decorate. BTW, I have purchased...

Desserts: quick tapioca, tsp cinnamon, sugar free recipe
tsp cinnamon, sugar free recipe, consistence: Hi Janie, Minute tapioca is the same as quick tapioca. I would try prepared tapioca. I believe the lumps may have been caused from your lack of fat and moisture. It is difficult to have a dessert work properly with out the balance of fat, sugar, and moisture....

Desserts: rich fruit/christmas cake, Christmas cake problems, micki sannar
Christmas cake problems, micki sannar, olive oil desserts: Hi Heather, It can be very frustrating when a time tested favorite does not work. There are a couple of things that come to mind, and without being on the ground in your kitchen, it is difficult to completely answer your question. But I will try my best....

Desserts: runny lemon meringue pie, Fix runny lemon filling, Micki Sannar
Fix runny lemon filling, Micki Sannar: Hi Lisa, Thanks for your question. My first thoughts are as follows...You could try to salvage it by whisking in another egg yolk, while bringing your mixture to a light boil. There is no guarantee that it will set properly. You could also blend a tsp...

Desserts: Shoo fly pie, Micki Sannar, Shoo fly pie
Micki Sannar, Shoo fly pie: Hi Len, So sorry to hear about your mother. I enjoyed a slice of fresh Shoo Fly Pie when I was in Amish Country (Lancaster, PA),and what a treat it was. I found the below recipe on a website by the name of serious eats. I am sending it your way in hopes...

Desserts: spoon cake, chocolate spoon, history of the chocolate
chocolate spoon, history of the chocolate, personal files: Hi Dena, I can not find any history on The Chocolate Spoon Cake. Is there another name it might be recognized by? I have found a few people who believe they are the inventors on the spoon cake and call it an invention based upon necessity. Perhaps when...

Desserts: My caramel got grainy and clumpy, bearer of bad news, medium flame
bearer of bad news, medium flame, smooth texture: Hi Chuck, I am so sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but it is very difficult if not impossible to fix this problem. The only thing I can think of, is to place the reheat the grainy caramel with about 1/4 cup of heavy cream on a low to medium flame....

Desserts: lemon meringue pie/condensed milk, Lemon meringue pie, advice
Lemon meringue pie, advice, freezing lemon micture: Hi Lisa, Thanks for your question. Below are the very best answers that I can provide. 1. Yes you can freeze the lemon mixture for up to 3 months. When ready to use, bring the pie to room temperature, Add meringue, brown, cool and enjoy!!! 2. You...

Desserts: Pecan Pie Curdling, Pecan Pie problems, Micki Sannar
Pecan Pie problems, Micki Sannar: Hi There Janet, Without knowing all of the ingredients in your pecan pie recipe, I am guessing that the problem may be with the eggs. Often the eggs are the culprit when it comes to lumps in pecan pie. The best technique when adding eggs to your mixture...

Desserts: baking, graham cracker crust, teaspoon soda
graham cracker crust, teaspoon soda, teaspoon vanilla: Sarah, WOW! This is quite a tall order. I don t know if you have explored any of the websites with recipes, but they are WONDERFUL! My favorites are www.allrecipes.com are www.recipezaar.com. And you can always Google recipes cupcake or recipe chocolate...

Desserts: decorating cakes, underwater theme, fondants
underwater theme, fondants, fondant: Dear Victoria, I don t know much about Fondant but here is what I was able to find: http://www.pastrywiz.com/season/fondant.htm http://candy.about.com/od/fondantcandyrecipes/r/basic_fondant.htm From what I m reading, you can make fondant and...

Desserts: low-fat ice cream, vanilla ice cream recipe, vanilla ice cream
vanilla ice cream recipe, vanilla ice cream, low fat vanilla ice cream recipe: Hi There Bethany, I have personally not made low-fat icecream.However, I found this ezine article with a low-fat vanilla ice cream recipe. Paste the following URL into your browser. http://ezinearticles.com/?How-to-Make-Your-Own-Low-Fat-Vanilla-Ice-Cream&id=38044...

Desserts: olive oil in cupcakes, Olive oil substitutions, Micki Sannar
Olive oil substitutions, Micki Sannar, Baking with olive oil: Hi Rick, Absolutely! Olive oil can be substituted one for one in measurement. I would suggest using a pure blend olive oil. Fresh pressed is always best, however pure olive oil does not have the peppery/grassy taste found in fresh pressed olive oil. And,...

Desserts: Replacement for Cream, no bake cheesecake recipes, satisfactory outcome
no bake cheesecake recipes, satisfactory outcome, whole milk: Geraldine, In my experience, it s the fat content that helps set the texture. You can probably use whole milk OK - but much less than that will probably give you a less-than-satisfactory outcome. Does the box have a toll-free number on it? Those things...

Desserts: Baking in a Gas Oven, Oven temperatures, baking in a new oven
Oven temperatures, baking in a new oven, micki sannar: Hi Marsha, Ovens are like people, no two are exactly alike and each oven seems to have a little twist in personality, and getting to know your oven is a personal journey. Having said that, I would start with the same temperature and see what happens. There...

Desserts: Converting a Bundt cake to a Layer cake, Micki Sannar, Kahula
Micki Sannar, Kahula: Okay Naomi, That one stumps me but I m gonna give it a shot anyway... 1. It calls for a 10-C. bundt pan, but I d like to make it as a layer cake, instead. How many 9 round layers can I expect from a 10-C. bundt recipe, and how should I modify my baking...

Desserts: Cookies with no baking soda or powder, pancake turner, pastry cloth
pancake turner, pastry cloth, couple recipes: Enjoli, I have a couple recipes that might be what you want ... I hope one of them suits your needs. How simple they are might depend on how often you cook - but here goes. Sand Tarts Qty Measure Ingredient ------------------------------------------------------------...

Desserts: carrot cake, carrot cake recipe, sized cakes
carrot cake recipe, sized cakes, muffin pans: Darlene, Remember that when you are baking a cake in a big cake pan, you have a lot more surface area to cover and it takes longer for the middle to get done. One of the reasons bundt cakes are popular is because they don t have a MIDDLE; they may be denser...

Desserts: carrot cake, Micki Sannar, Muffin advice
Micki Sannar, Muffin advice, dessert conversion: Hi Darlene, Thanks so much for your question. The answer is, yes you can. The only adjustment you would make is your baking time. Most muffins take about 15-25 minutes. You will need to start at 15 minutes and then check to see if a toothpick inserted into...

Desserts: french charlotte cake, charlotte ruse, chantilly cream
Desserts: french charlotte cake, charlotte ruse, chantilly cream, seasonal berries

Desserts: french charlotte cake, google search, original flavor
google search, original flavor, flavors: Dear Karen, I m not familiar with the cake - but I did a Google search and came up with a LOT of hits for various flavors. I can t determine what the ORIGINAL flavor might have been, though. Here is one that sounded like it was pretty standard: http://www.joyofbaking.com/StrawberryCharlotte.html...

Desserts: Shrinking cupcakes, dear old mother, technological difficulties
dear old mother, technological difficulties, little guys: Dear Diane, Sorry for being late - part of living in Africa is having technological difficulties - and this past month I have had far more than my fair share! Better late than never, my dear old mother always used to say! Anyway, below are the reasons...

Desserts: brown sugar adj. for high alt., new high altitude cookbook, evaporation of liquids
new high altitude cookbook, evaporation of liquids, kitchen sponge: Here is an article I hope you will find helpful. Thanks, Bernadette Living high above sea level can mean your cakes rise too rapidly and then fall in like a moon crater, or end up tough and dry like a kitchen sponge. The lower air pressure at high...

Desserts: caramel-, soft ball stage, light corn syrup
soft ball stage, light corn syrup, candy thermometer: Hi, Cecilia, I m sorry that I ve not gotten back to you ... too much to do - not enough hours in the day! Anyway, I wonder if your thermometer was too close to the heat source (touching the bottom of the pan). That could give you a false reading....

Desserts: brown sugar adj. for high alt., rocky mtns, cake flour
Desserts: brown sugar adj. for high alt., rocky mtns, cake flour, tablespoons per cup

Desserts: roll cakes, jelly roll pan, oven line
jelly roll pan, oven line, aluminum foil: Preheat your oven. Line a 15-by-10 inch jelly roll pan with aluminum foil then grease well with butter. Pour into the jelly roll tin and smooth the mixture out flat. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Sprinkle powdered sugar over a clean towel. The towel...

Desserts: Substitue for coffee, chocolate liqueur, coffee liqueur
chocolate liqueur, coffee liqueur, consistency: Hi, Debbie, It would help me to see the recipe to see what I think about the consistency changes that might take place with the use of chocolate rather than coffee. In liquid form, chocolate and coffee are very different - but in powder form, it probably...

Desserts: white chocolate mouse, white chocolate, recipe ingredients
white chocolate, recipe ingredients, better chance: Hi, Meg, Right now I have more questions than answers - tell me more... recipe ingredients, directions, what exactly is the reason it needs to be smooth, and what you have done to try to make it smooth. The more information you can give me, the better...

Desserts: Butter Pound cake, scratch recipe, homemade cakes
scratch recipe, homemade cakes, cake flour: You MUST use an old fashioned, from scratch recipe, REAL BUTTER, no imitation anything, follow the recipe exactly, cake flour is better than all purpose, and use buttermilk inplace of regular milk, ups the fat content, therefor the moisture. When you get...

Desserts: cake shortning, trans fats, friend works
trans fats, friend works, crisco: First let me tell you that commercial frostings as you describe aren t considered to be the best. Commercial frostings are made using the cheapest and most stable ingredients so they store longer without refrigeration. Homemade and gourmet frosting are almost...

Desserts: chocolate bundt cake, chocolate curls, chocolate bundt cake
chocolate curls, chocolate bundt cake, thick glaze: Hello Pat, I think that a bundt cake, especially a chocolate cake looks beautiful with a thick glaze made of milk and powdered sugar. This glaze must be applied on a hot cake (just out of the oven). Garnish with mint and chocolate curls and you have a beautiful...

Desserts: chocolate bundt cake, meringue kisses, mix cream cheese
meringue kisses, mix cream cheese, meringue base: Hi, Pat, A lot depends on how rich you want it to be. I tend to be on the rich side, myself - so my first thought was a thin cream cheese drizzle ... Mix cream cheese and powdered sugar and vanilla until it is the sweetness you seek - then thin it down...

Desserts: Decorating tool, chocolate frosting, yum yum
chocolate frosting, yum yum, buttercream frosting: Angela, That sounds like a fun cake to make - and to practice ahead of time. Yum-yum! OK - the polkadots could be Necco Wafers or any kind of circular candy. I m sure you could make lollipops yourself, without the stick, and use those. OR, you could...

Desserts: My daughters baby shower cake, and my first use of fondant., baby shower cake, gift cake
baby shower cake, gift cake, fondant: Hi There Lisa, I must admit that I am not an expert when it comes to fondant. Having said that I did do a bit of research and found a couple of links which will point you in the right direction.n Please copy each link and past it into your browser. I...

Desserts: Knox Gelitin, almond cream, agar
Desserts: Knox Gelitin, almond cream, agar

Desserts: whole wheat flour with olive oil pound cake, whole wheat flour, white whole wheat flour
Desserts: whole wheat flour with olive oil pound cake, whole wheat flour, white whole wheat flour, arthur white

Desserts: Knox Gelitin, reiman publishers, gelitin
reiman publishers, gelitin, almond cream: I m sorry, Leslie - I m allergic to nuts and especially almonds, so I don t keep any recipes like that. I ve done some searches and drawn a blank. Wish I could be more help. Have you thought of writing to Taste of Home Magazine and/or Reminisce? They are...

Desserts: Milk chocolate candy, milk chocolate candy, chocolate candy bars
milk chocolate candy, chocolate candy bars, teaspoon vanilla: Sally s Good Fudge Qty Measure Ingredient ------------------------------------------------------------ 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate melted 1/4 cup butter melted 3 cups powdered sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla Instructions: Add half of...

Desserts: pound cake, pound cake from scratch, cake from scratch
pound cake from scratch, cake from scratch, pound cakes: Pound cakes are my specialty. I use the same recipe my grandmother used, which uses real butter and buttermilk. These always produce a moist cake because the fat content is higher. Make sure you also use the correct loaf pan, I use glass, the correct temperature...

Desserts: re-creating oatmeal choc chip heirloom cookie, orange rind, parchment paper
orange rind, parchment paper, chocolate chips: Here is a copy of my recipe. You can see that I use butter, not old Crisco. I don t think old Crisco would work as fats break down over time and would not serve their purpose. Plus, you have no butter. A little less baking soda, keep the orange rind, that...

Desserts: Using Cake flour, cream cheese pound cake, cake flour
cream cheese pound cake, cake flour, plain flour: Cake flour is measured differently from plain flour. You can substitute 1.5 cups of all-purpose flour for 2 cups of cake flour. Cake flour of finer than regular flour. I would find a good recipe for a cream cheese pound cake and just add a little lemon extract,and...

Desserts: whole wheat flour with olive oil pound cake, Whole Wheat desserts, Olive Oil Baking
Whole Wheat desserts, Olive Oil Baking, Olive Oil Desserts: Hi There Lauren, In was very excited to answer your question because you see...not all whole wheat flours are created equally. The whole wheat flour I speak of often both in my cookbook and in my cooking classes is whole wheat pastry flour - also known...

Desserts: dessert, what desserts goe best with alcohol, heavy drinking and dessert
what desserts goe best with alcohol, heavy drinking and dessert, olive oil desserts: Hi Meliheh, I think any dessert will work for heavy drinkers. Chocolate desserts seem to be a hit anytime and anywhere. Soft desserts such as custard, mousse,pudding, ice cream, and sorbet can help to add moisture in a dry mouth which is often caused by...