I have always relied on my sense of smell to determine whether meat (most often chicken) is bad and I thought it was reliable. However, I have just heard that  smell is not always reliable, since ...
On the mayonnaise episode of Good Eats, Alton Brown recommends letting homemade mayo sit at room temperature for 4-8 hours before refrigerating. The idea is to let the acid in the mayo kill any ...
This recipe for homemade cream cheese looks extremely similar to making yogurt and then straining it. In fact, the final step for culturing the milk goes: After 12 to 18 hours, the cheese should ...