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What material/metal is typically used under the layer of coating in 'ceramic' frying pans?

I am looking at different ceramic frying pans, e.g. this lagostina one, but from reading the product description it is really hard to figure out what metal is the main body of the pan made of. For ...
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How can I reuse mashed potato?

Mkay first question here. Not sure exactly how "amateur" a cook this site is intended to cater for, but I plan to be asking some very simple advice here. Today I need some tips on reusing mash ...
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Thanksgiving leftovers out all night [duplicate]

I packed all my leftovers in tupperware, and accidentally left them all out on the table overnight -turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, vegetables. Do I have to throw everything away?
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How long does a stew stay ok to eat when not stored in a fridge? [duplicate]

My wife makes a nice stew and then stores it for up to three days in a cast iron cooking bowl with a heavy lid (in the oven usually). Assuming it is reheated to "hot", is it still safe to eat after 2 ...
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Overnight Turkey

I work overnight, from 12 AM to 8 AM. When I got in, my only instruction was to check the turkey by 1 AM. I was also told by the co-worker I was relieving that she put the turkey in at 9 PM. And the ...
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bew maytag broken again [on hold]

my refrigerator is keeping 30.00 degrees on less then recommended setting should I call to have it repaired it just broke 3 weeks ago because it was too warm and they changed the motor the main ...
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1answer
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Reasonable level of inaccuracy in thermometer?

A little over a year ago I purchased an expensive digital scale / thermometer combo: http://www.breville.com.au/thelittlegeniustm-kitchen-scale.html It works fine however recently I took a go at ...
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1answer
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Fried capers and caper alternatives

I've really been getting into capers lately - mostly just the ones you buy from the store in the little jars that cured in either brine or lye. I didn't even know what the heck they were for a while ...
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1answer
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Cooking Ramen noodles in broth or not?

I was wondering if there’s a downside in cooking ramen noodles directly in the broth it will served in. From the recipes I see, ramen noodles are cooked in slightly salted water and then incorporated ...
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1answer
651 views

Is it safe to deep fry two turkeys in the same oil for Thanksgiving?

Should you deep fry two turkeys in the same oil or is it better to use fresh oil for the second turkey?
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1answer
25 views

Should I default to higher or lower power when the recommended power is not an option in a microwave?

I often cook takeaway dishes at home. Some of these dishes ask for 4 minutes at 850 Watt (for example, ravioli with mascarpone sauce). My microwave oven supports 750 Watt and 950 Wattt, but not 850 ...
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3answers
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Best thickness for shaped pizza dough for good sliding from the peel/tray into the oven

I made pizza yesterday and encountered an issue. My dough was not very sticky, it was sliding well when adding flour to the surface. However, after I added toppings (tomato sauce, mozzarella, basil, ...
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1answer
49 views

How can you make gelatin at home? (just a clear cut recipe would be awesome)

Is there a recipe for homemade gelatin out there? Maybe something from a really old recipe book, be it fish, chicken or beef. I've been searching all over and obviously most people's opinions are to ...
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223 views

How many minutes in the oven per pound: stuffed turkey

My mom is asking. Not sure if she's brining the turkey, but probably. Also, she probably knows the answer but is just testing me.
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0answers
28 views

Pumpkin pie filling way too thick

I am making pumpkin pie from scratch, the filling is way thicker than in the video recipe I followed. Will it still cook properly? I used 2 cups of fresh pumpkin, 2 eggs plus one yolk and one cup of ...
2
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1answer
26 views

Frozen store-bought pie crust

I have a store-bought frozen pie crust but no directions. Do I need to do anything to the crust (pre-bake?) to use it for a pumpkin pie?
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1answer
22 views

Can I make my dough for dinner rolls ahead in bread maker and refrigerate overnight? [duplicate]

I want to make my dough for dinner rolls tonight in my bread maker and bake in the morning. Will this work? Also do I cut and shape before putting in the fridge for the night or do I do this in the ...
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1answer
39 views

How much brown sugar should I substitute for white sugar? [duplicate]

I'm making a cranberry sauce from fresh cranberries and want to substitute brown sugar for the 1 cup of white sugar without making the sauce sweeter. What quantity of brown sugar do you suggest?
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Which end of the cucumber should I save for later?

When using only half of a cucumber, which end of the cucumber should I save for later use - the stem end or the blossom end?
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1answer
151 views

What are the chunks of connective tissue on soup bones? (And can I use them?)

I just finished making a beef broth stew with a big ol' soup bone. I left the random scraps of muscle and stuff attached to the bone while it cooked, and now I've fished out the non-muscle bits. They ...
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3answers
359 views

How (or is) “low & slow” turkey safe?

If I slow-cook a turkey over low, low heat for 12-18 hours, how does it stay "safe" when the turkey has been in the danger zone for a large majority of the cooking time? I've been slow-cooking ...
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3answers
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What wines pair well with spicy, citrus chicken?

I will be preparing a stir-fry entree, served with rice, consisting of: Chicken, seared after applying the spice rub, then sauteed with citrus (lemon and lime). Red and yellow bell peppers, carrots, ...
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Uncooked lasagna - back of car for 4 days? [duplicate]

Can I cook and eat: an uncooked lasagna that was left in the back of my car for 4 days? It was pretty cool for 2 of the days... but yesterday was around 70 degrees out and today started at 60 and got ...
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1answer
55 views

How Long To Brine Boneless Chicken

I have read a lot about how tender and juicy brining makes turkey, pork, chicken, etc. so I am currently attempting to brine a boneless chicken breast. I have found a-lot of different methods for ...
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3answers
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Working with sticky dough for pizza making

I made a pizza dough with a recipe containing: 20 ounces of wheat, 2.25 teaspoon of Salt, 1/2 teaspoon of active yeast, 12 ounces water. After a good time of kneading, I let it rise for around 2 ...
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1answer
110 views

Why put Sprite in a baking recipe?

My Apple Dumpling Recipe calls for Sprite or Ginger Ale to be added around dumplings before baking. What is the effect of the Sprite?
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marinating chicken thighs and legs for more than 2 hours before cooking in the oven [duplicate]

I wanted to use a recipe to cook the chicken thighs and legs which recommends marinating them in saffron, lime juice, water and grated onion for two hours before cooking in the oven. Unfortunately I ...
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what can i do with lumpy butter in my cake mixture?

Why are there lumps of butter in my cake mixture when I have used a whist and rubbed in well? thanks so much x
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1answer
40 views

How much cake batter to make two 6“x2” cakes?

I have two 6"x2" cake pans, and am wondering how many cups of a box cake mix batter I need to put into each pan? Thank you!!
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31 views

How to convert a crock pot mac and cheese recipe to a 7 quart crock pot

I have a 7 quart crock pot but all the recipes I find are for 3 or 4 quart crock pots. I need the recipe for a 7 quart pot.
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1answer
271 views

Can I use sweetened condensed milk instead of evaporated milk for pumpkin pie

The recipe calls for evaporated milk... I only have sweetened condensed can I use it instead.
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1answer
34 views

Baking two strata at once

I want to offer a veggie and a meat strata at a brunch for a large group. Can I bake them at the same time, and if so, what adjustments do I need to make? Thanks!
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1answer
49 views

Water bath issue when doubling a cheesecake recipe to make bars

I have a recipe for a cheesecake that I'd like to double. Of course I would have to use a 9 X 13 pan and make it into bars (which I don't mind). It will eventually get covered with a chocolate mint ...
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1answer
65 views

a glue like substance in oil

I use refined sun flower oil (Fortune brand). Now I am realising that there is a glue like substance in the oil, also, it is so sticky that, the container in which in store has become dirty and ...
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2answers
65 views

How to make gingerbread more moist and fluffy?

I have a gingerbread recipe (http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/gingerbread-loaf) I recently made with gluten free flour and honey instead of white sugar. While it was somewhat moist I wanted to make ...
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How to stop sushi nori tasting too strong?

Vegetarian here (who doesn't eat fish), I love sushi and I've made it a few times at home and the technique is relatively pain free but the taste is just... off. From a shop, usually Yo-Sushi or ...
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1answer
164 views

Spatchcocked turkey cooking time

How long should I plan on cooking a 16 pound spatchcocked turkey? What temperature would be best to cook a 16 pound spatchcocked turkey?
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1answer
111 views

Difference between two cleavers - straight back vs curved

Hopefully this is a quick, simple question. What is the effective difference between a traditional cleaver (something like this) and a straight back cleaver (like this)? I can't tell if the curved ...
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Making ice cream and fats don't dissolve in base

I am making ice cream from this recipe: http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2010/10/apple-browned-butter-sour-cream-ice-cream-recipe.html (the first variation) Upon reaching the final mixing step for ...
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1answer
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How to Prepare Chickpea Purée from a Can?

I got a can of "chickpea purée with sesame paste" (though the English name on the can seems to be "chickpeas with sesame purée"), produced by Baktat, as a gift. It is this product. The can specifies ...
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29 views

Too much water in a cake mix [on hold]

I added 1/4 c too much water to a red velvet cake mix. Will the cake just be really moist or completely ruined?
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3answers
112 views

Does frozen broccoli need to be cooked to be eaten safely?

I bought a different brand of frozen broccoli and the package says, "For food safety, cook to an internal temperature of 165 degrees". The previous brand didn't have any such warning. My questions: ...
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2answers
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Why pre-mix baking soda into 2 tsp of milk?

I am not much of a cook, but about this time every year, I pull out a favorite family recipe for cookies. My grandmother made these cookies for me when I was a child, and when I got older she wrote ...
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removing breast before roasting rest of duck?

I ordered a duck to roast for Thanksgiving. When I picked it up, it was much larger than I had expected. Since there will only be two of us eating, I was wondering if it would be possible to remove ...
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1answer
38 views

Ingredients injected into chicken breast

What is in the broth injected into the Heritage Farms boneless skinless chicken breast I feed my dogs. Dogs can't eat onions or garlic.
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1answer
41 views

How keep prepared courgette fresh?

I am making a pasta dish at school that has courgette in it. The recipe says grate the courgette and because I don't have much time at school to do it, I want to do it at home. I do not know how to ...
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1answer
26 views

Whole fish oven temperature and inside temperature

A 6 to 7 lbs Whole Snapper with head. Broil or Bake is the first is part of the question? With a convection oven what temperature should it be cooked at? What the inside temperature should be?
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1answer
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recipe say's to sponge on 2 cups warm milk and 1 cup warm water, what does this mean? [closed]

Recipe from Great Grandma say's to sponge on 2 cups warm milk and 1 cup warm water. What does this mean?
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1answer
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Temperature needed to make crunchy toffee

I'm trying to make chocolate nut toffee and all the recipes I've found tells you to boil the toffee until it's dark brown. What temperature does it have to reach to achieve that? The toffee should be ...
2
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1answer
38 views

Filter out sand from amaranth and teff

I'm having sand in the cooked amaranth and teff if the package has some in it. Is there a way, how to filter it out before cooking it? Or I just need to find a proper brand?

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