Q: I have a Romertopf 1 1/2-quart clay baker and I have just noticed that there is a very faint crack in the lower (baking) part. Is there any safe way to repair this or do I just continue baking bread and hope that it doesn't worsen?
Q: I love juicing and making smoothies. However, I loathe bananas, which seem to appear in all smoothie recipes. Is there any ingredient that could replace bananas? Or, any great smoothie recipes without bananas?
Q: I have a Presto 23-Quart pressure cooker that is too tall for my stove. I would like to use a portable induction cooktop for canning. Is it possible to do this? Will it hold the weight for the time it takes to cook food safely? My countertop is ceramic tile.
Q: I recently bought a jar of really high-quality thyme honey during a trip to Greece. Normally I just use honey to sweeten tea, but I think this deserves something a little more special. What are the best ways to use this honey that show off its complex, floral flavor?
Q: The majority of my cooking is only for two people. Because of this, I frequently cut recipes in half. When the recipe calls for three whole eggs, what is the best way to reduce that quantity by half?