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Food Lab: Devil`s food cake (cake mix vs. from scratch)

Food Lab: Devil`s food cake (cake mix vs. from scratch)

Lisa29 October 20104 min read

This experiment involved making three batches of cupcakes: One batch using a no name brand cake mix, a second batch using a name brand cake mix (Duncan Hines) and a third…

Food Lab: Pumpkin pie (frozen pie crust vs. from scratch & canned pumpkin pie filling vs. canned pumpkin)

Lisa13 October 20104 min read

Part 1: Pie crust Pie crust #1: Tenderflake frozen pie crust. Available in the freezer section of most grocery stores.   Pie crust #2: Pie crust made from scratch. Ingredients:…

Food Lab: Shortbread cookies (butter vs. margarine)

Food Lab: Shortbread cookies (butter vs. margarine)

Lisa19 September 20102 min read

The following is a comparison of the  observations I experienced when making cookies for a butter vs. margarine shortbread taste test. I used butter, Becel Omega-3 Plus and I Can’t Believe…

Food Lab: Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies (butter vs. margarine)

Food Lab: Oatmeal chocolate chip cookies (butter vs. margarine)

Lisa11 September 20102 min read

Ingredients: 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 1 cup butter (or margarine), softened 1 cup firmly…