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Is there a non-alcoholic substitute for rice wine?

I'd like to cook something that calls for rice wine, but alcohol is prohibited for me. What can I use as a substitute for it?
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Pan-frying fish filets with skin on

When frying filets with skin on, I fish the piece of fish curls and doesn't cook evenly. I've been told to score the skin with a paring knife. Will this work?
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Perfectly Popped Popcorn [duplicate]

I enjoy making and eating popcorn , it tastes great, but it never looks perfect. How can I get mostly round popcorn like butterkist?! Image of round and regular popcorn My usual result is on the ...
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Maintaining pressure on Pressure Cooker

I used to cook a lot of beans on regular pots before I switched to a Pressure cooker. On regular pots once the water is boiling I'd turn it down to simmering temperature where there are only few ...
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What is the difference between boiled vegetables and stewed vegetables?

I would like to know what the difference is between boiled vegetable and steamed vegetables? Is the methods for preparing these different? How do these differ? My undrstanding it that with boiling ...
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When is it OK to cook a burger medium?

When does it seem to be OK to eat burgers cooked medium and sometimes not? I live in the UK and for many years it has been well-instructed that you cook your burger through to ensure that any ...
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I added too much corn starch into my potato cutlets what do I do

I wanted to make a dough so I added cornstarch in my potato cutlets dough and now it taste like flour.
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How long will blackberries keep in the refrigerator if they have been cooked with sugar and water added?

How long will blackberries keep in the refrigerator if they have been cooked with sugar and water?
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Is smoking with 'barked' wood dangerous?

I have been told that smoking with fruit wood that has bark on it is poisonous. I also have been told that there is nothing wrong with using 'barked wood'- that it is only a matter of personal taste. ...
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What has happened to today's chicken compared to the chicken in the 1950's - 80's?

In the 1960's, 70's and up until now, my dear parents prepared their chicken the same way as have I. We bought it, washed it, cut it up, cooked it and served to family and friends who never got sick ...