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Ask a Cook: Why would two pies bake differently?

Q: My new electric oven poses a frustrating problem. When baking two pies on the same rack, one stays so runny in the center that I can't serve it. It has happened with coconut custard, as well as pecan. I've tried adjusting the temperature to no ...

Recipe Finder: Green goddess dressing

Marion Scheuerman of Baltimore was looking for the recipe for the green goddess salad dressing that was served at the White Coffee Pot Family Inn restaurants and the White Coffee Pot Jr. coffee shops many years ago. Sadly, the last of the 33 ...

Ask a Cook: Are baking and roasting the same?

Q: What's the difference between baking and roasting?

A: The differences between these two are subtle. Both usually involve an open pan, dry heat and dry conditions.

While some people use the terms interchangeably, many cooks consider roasting ...

Recipe Finder: Pizza rolls

Janet Brown from Scott Depot, W.Va., was in search of a recipe for making pizza rolls. She said that many years ago, Highland Elementary School in St. Albans, W.Va., which is now closed, used to sell the rolls as a fundraiser. She said she used to...

Ask a Cook: What is a nage sauce?

Q: Several times recently, I've seen the word "nage" on menus. I've looked through all my cookbooks and I can't find a definition. What's a nage?

A: Sometimes it seems like there's a secret memo circulated to chefs for everyone to start using a ...