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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: The Difference Between Stock & Broth

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: The Difference Between Stock & Broth

Whenever you need to make a soup or stew, what do you go with: broth or stock? What even is the difference between stock & broth? Well, if you’re like me & you’ve thought stock & broth were pretty much interchangeable…we’re all technically wrong. Both broth & stock are made from meat-and-veggie simmered water to…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: The Difference Between Frosting & Icing

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: The Difference Between Frosting & Icing

A cake with frosting. A doughnut with icing. What’s the difference between frosting & icing? The dictionary defines icing as “a sweet flavored usually creamy mixture used to coat baked goods … called also ‘frosting’.” And the definition for frosting? “Icing.” So, is there a difference? From a culinary standpoint, frosting & icing are not…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Talkin’ Turkey

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Talkin’ Turkey

With Thanksgiving less than a week away, I felt it would be helpful to answer a few “Mundane Mysteries” about preparing your turkey for the big day. With a little help from the good folks at Butterball, who handle tens of thousands of calls to its Thanksgiving hotline every year, here are the answers to…Read More