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How to choose appropriate drinkware for cocktails?

How do I choose the appropriate drinkware for cocktails? Is there really a difference between something served in a highball or shaker glass, and something served in a hurricane or Martini glass? ...
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Soda from fridge to room temperature

Does taking an unopened can of soda out of the refrigerator and leaving at room temperature compromise the taste, flavor, or carbonation of the unopened soda can?
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Homemade Pepper Sauce - Suggestion for a serving bottle

I'm planning on making a homemade pepper sauce that I saw on Serious Eats. The recipe is straight forward, but am concerned about the best way to 'serve' this sauce. I think the traditional way ...
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What would be a good accompaniment for Ostrich fillet with Port and Blue Cheese glaze?

On the heel of @ElendilThetall's question: Accompiniments for satay, I'd like to know the following. About a year ago I found this great recipe for Ostrich Fillet, which is basically flash fried in ...
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What are some appropriate accompaniments for satay?

I have an excellent recipe for satay chicken, which I usually accompany with coconut rice. Last time, I also attempted a kind of Asian coleslaw of white cabbage, chilli, carrot and lime juice, but it ...
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What is a good side dish for a freshly boiled lobster? [closed]

I plan to boil a fresh lobster. Serving it only with melted butter and lemon seems like not enough. What would be a good side dish for it?
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What to serve at a cheese tasting?

I'm arranging a cheese tasting for 10 adults in a few weeks, mostly hard Italian cheeses, and I'm wondering what to serve with it? I want the taste of the cheese to come through, but I also want ...
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What can I do with white rice to go with fried chicken? [closed]

I have friend chicken, and I have white rice. I have no idea as to what my options are for cooking the rice in regards to making it go with the chicken. I'm new to this, so I'd like to keep it ...
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Looking for non-standard (i.e. no dill) fermented pickle suggestions

I'm looking for some outside the box ideas for fermented (sour) pickles. Fermented pickles only use a salt water brine, spices and some time. Here's a short list of what I'm NOT looking for: ...
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What foods/preparations demonstrate the flavor difference between sea salt and table salt?

Related to What is the difference between sea salt and regular table salt? What can I prepare that will work really well for a side-by-side comparison to demonstrate the difference between sea salt ...
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Alternatives to serve with a tomato salad

This weekend we are making a Tomato and Chorizo salad. The recipie suggests serving it with goats cheese and ham, but we don't really fancy that. We are trying to think of alternatives to serve it ...
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How to use tomatoes from your garden?

Our garden is starting to yield the first of our tomatoes for the year. We are always looking for new ways to use them. Generally we have made salsa and pasta sauces (some for eating right away, and ...