Ever cracked an egg and noticed a weird, white string strung over the golden yolk? That's a good thing! It's called a chalaza, and there are two of them. They can be found on both sides of the yolk, holding it at the center of the egg.
Using Vanilla Extract Versus Vanilla Beans
Your candy will be great either way.
How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract
Store-bought vanilla extract is expensive; homemade vanilla extract is easy.
Justin Chapple, Food & Wine Deputy Test Kitchen Editor, is back this week with another killer Mad Genius Tip—an ice cream cake made of store-bought ice cream sandwiches, that requires just minutes of prep time.