[CnD] I know nothing about this, so excuse the dumbness

Charles Rivard wee1sman at fidnet.com
Wed Mar 4 09:40:25 EST 2015


While interesting, the thread is way off track.  Can we get back to 
answering the questions originally posted?  Thanks.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Teresa Mullen via Cookinginthedark" <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>; "Nancy Martin" <nm72539 at gmail.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 03, 2015 8:50 PM
Subject: Re: [CnD] I know nothing about this, so excuse the dumbness


> Hello everyone I sometimes don't want to hassle with making pudding so I 
> do by the single serve packs. My favorite is butterscotch and tapioca. But 
> tapioca does come in a box that you can make as well. Also the single 
> packs have mixed flavors like chocolate and vanilla or chocolate and 
> something else I can't remember the other flavors but there are some that 
> are swirled into the mix. I believe there is also banana flavor as well.
>
> Teresa MullenSent from my iPhone
>
>> On Mar 3, 2015, at 5:54 PM, Nancy Martin via Cookinginthedark 
>> <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Charles and list,
>> The small box of instant pudding according to the manufacturer says it's 
>> four servings, 1/2 cup each. It calls for two cups milk. Chilling for 
>> five minutes will give you a soft serve consistency. The larger box is 6 
>> servings, 1/2 cup each. That pudding calls for three cups milk. Because I 
>> like thicker pudding, I've used less milk.
>>
>> I don't want to be insulting but if you really want convenience, you can 
>> buy already prepared pudding and Jello. Choices are vast. If looking for 
>> pudding at directions.com doesn't overwhelm you, you've earned that 
>> special treat!
>>
>> After you mix that pudding, instructions say to chill it for a short 
>> time. Being an impatient person myself, I usually put it in the freezer 
>> for a while. It is more like ice cream.
>>
>> The kind you heat is called cook and serve. It also comes in two sizes.
>>
>> Logic tells me that chocolate milk and chocolate pudding would definitely 
>> be more chocolate.
>>
>> I have to admit that I buy Jello pudding. I've never tried the other 
>> brands.
>> Nancy
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Charles Rivard via Cookinginthedark" 
>> <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
>> To: "cooking in the dark list" <Cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
>> Sent: Monday, March 02, 2015 12:37 PM
>> Subject: [CnD] I know nothing about this, so excuse the dumbness
>>
>>
>>> As I understand it, you can buy a box of pudding mix that you simply mix 
>>> with milk, whisk or stir, and let firm up in the fridge.  No heating 
>>> necessary.
>>>
>>> Questions:  How much do they make?  How long before they can be eaten? 
>>> Are they about the same in quality?  If not, what are the best brands?
>>>
>>> Now for the last question, and why I'm asking about this:  I apparently 
>>> got ahold of some bad sour kraut, and it returned the favor with a case 
>>> of food poisoning.  I'm on the road to recovery.  Along that road to 
>>> recovery, I decided to get something easily digestible, and pudding 
>>> works. Being a real chockoholic, of course, I chose chocolate pudding. 
>>> Now, after not having eaten any in several years, I'm hooked, and got an 
>>> idea. If I mix chocolate pudding with chocolate milk instead of white, 
>>> will it intensify the chocolate flavor?
>>>
>>> Thoughts and advice are appreciated quickly, because I will be going to 
>>> the store on Wednesday.  Thanks.
>>>
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