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Can I bake using a jello mold?

Thanks for your help! I'm looking forward to making uniquely shaped cakes in those molds!

Sep 15, 2012
Lecreusette in Cookware

Can I bake using a jello mold?

Is there anything to prevent me from baking a cake in a jello mold? Would the cook time have to be altered for a mold comparable to a baking pan size? Aside from greasing the inside of the pan well, can you share any other tips? Thanks!

Sep 15, 2012
Lecreusette in Cookware

Rye Delicatessen - Minneapolis

Katebauer, I second you on the bland soup note! I really wanted to like Rye, because it's an eatery in a much-needed location. The space is cheery enough, and the menu seems to have a lot of variety. But the food and the service just don't add up. It took at least 20 minutes for our soup to arrive, something that I assume they just had to ladle out without any additional prep. And when it finally did come, my $4 cup of chicken soup with kasha had no chicken in it! I assumed that I had just gotten a serving from the bottom of the pot, but my friend ordered the same, and also came up chicken-less. We inquired with our server, and apparently they don't do chicken in their chicken soup?! So basically you're paying for under-salted broth with an overly thick carrot disk. The mediocre quality, the meager portions, and the expense aren't really worth it. Perhaps they will make more improvements as they get a few more months under their belt?

Cooking classes in Northeast Ohio?

Thanks to both of you for your suggestions! So helpful! And the Cuyahoga Valley Conservancy's site is a wealth of info in it's own right, re: local farmers' markets and local farm/food purveyors. Thanks for introducing me!

Apr 07, 2011
Lecreusette in Great Lakes

Cooking classes in Northeast Ohio?

My mom's birthday wish is to take a cooking class (or series of classes). I think that she's specifically interested in learning sauces, soups, and vegetarian meals. She lives in Kent, but could travel to Akron or Cleveland. Can anyone recommend a place that offers quality instruction? Many thanks!

Apr 06, 2011
Lecreusette in Great Lakes

Good Chinese dumplings in Chicago?

Thanks for the quick reply. Any particular spot in Chinatown? I don't know where to begin!

Sep 02, 2009
Lecreusette in Chicago Area

Good Chinese dumplings in Chicago?

I'm a new University of Chicago student down in Hyde Park with a desperate hankering for dumplings. I'm happy to bike or take public transport for the goods! Cheapish and veggie options would be all the better. Thanks!

Sep 02, 2009
Lecreusette in Chicago Area