"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > General Cooking Information > General Cooking
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 09-21-2006, 01:27 AM   #1
Head Chef
 
htc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: USA,Oregon
Posts: 1,302
Question Uses for unflavored gelatin?

Hi, I have a few packages of unflavored gelatin. Does anyone have any idea what I can do with them (other than make jello)???

Thanks!!

__________________

__________________
htc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2006, 01:30 AM   #2
The Dude Abides
 
TATTRAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Bermuda Native in D.C./NoVA
Posts: 5,324
Send a message via AIM to TATTRAT Send a message via Yahoo to TATTRAT Send a message via Skype™ to TATTRAT
Great for aspics, sweet or savory.

I love homemade pepper jelly too. Goes great with Lamb or anything really.
__________________

__________________
flickr
TATTRAT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2006, 01:43 AM   #3
Head Chef
 
htc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: USA,Oregon
Posts: 1,302
Hi Tattrat, thanks for the quick response! I had to look up what aspic is. I have never heard of this before. After finding a couple different recipes, I don't think my family will try it. It might be a bit too foreign for them. Any other ideas? Thanks!!!
__________________
htc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2006, 01:46 AM   #4
The Dude Abides
 
TATTRAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Bermuda Native in D.C./NoVA
Posts: 5,324
Send a message via AIM to TATTRAT Send a message via Yahoo to TATTRAT Send a message via Skype™ to TATTRAT
Well an aspic is nothing more then the "jiggly stuff" when ever you cool your <insert meat> cut, and juices.

what type of application are you looking for. Gelatin=sky is the limit.........so long as it is not sky high
__________________
flickr
TATTRAT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2006, 01:55 AM   #5
Head Chef
 
htc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: USA,Oregon
Posts: 1,302
From the recipes I saw on the net, it's like having meat in a mold with gelatin, right? Many of the recipes I saw said it's served with a salad. I might be able to get them to try it if I put meat in it. They are big time meat eaters. Though this is a very new concept for me to think of using the gelatin with meat.
__________________
htc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2006, 02:03 AM   #6
The Dude Abides
 
TATTRAT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Bermuda Native in D.C./NoVA
Posts: 5,324
Send a message via AIM to TATTRAT Send a message via Yahoo to TATTRAT Send a message via Skype™ to TATTRAT
Well you are right. It is typically a "sealer" for a tarine. All good pate<insert the lil thing over the E>, has a thin layer of the forementioned aspic.


If the fam isn't feeling that, go for your own jellies. Whatever yo feel like can yield a fun and new twist to your fams palate, and help you use the gelatin up too. next time you are at market, look and see what is on special in the fruit/berry isle. All you have to do is process the item of choice in a manner that is gelatin friendly. You may be surprised with the results...in a good way!
__________________
flickr
TATTRAT is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2006, 04:52 AM   #7
Sous Chef
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 665
Vital for stabilising whipped cream ...
__________________
XeniA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2006, 05:05 AM   #8
Head Chef
 
Chopstix's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Singapore
Posts: 1,323
Make panna cotta.
__________________
'Never eat more than you can lift.' - Miss Piggy
Chopstix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2006, 06:18 AM   #9
Cook
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Belgium
Posts: 89
a nice bavarois
It's about the only desert I realy like
__________________
Tonight let us eat, drink and be merry for tomorrow we die.
Hades is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-21-2006, 07:16 AM   #10
Senior Cook
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: USA,NewJersey
Posts: 403
Before gums like xanthan, guar and cellulose came along, gelatin use to be the traditional stabilizer in ice cream.

Gelatin can also be used in making foams.
__________________

__________________
scott123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.