Tips for Whipping Egg Whites

With Easter just days away, eggs – in one form or another – will likely grace your tables this week. If custards, soufflés or meringues are on your menu you’ll no doubt find yourself (or […]

Cream of Tartar

What is Cream of Tartar?

Cream of tartar, or potassium acid tartrate if you want to get chemical about it, is a fine, white powder made by purifying and grinding the crystals that form inside wine barrels during the wine-making […]


Meringue 101

‘Tis the season of meringue — meringue-topped pies, meringue tarts, cookies and rich, creamy buttercream frosting. All of these holiday treats are made with meringues, egg whites that are whipped, much like whipped cream, with […]