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This might be an old question but I still stumbled on it and figured others would too, so it's still worth answering. Difference: The grind makes all the difference. Pre-made masa for tortillas doesn't have lard mixed into it. It's just finely ground and mixed with water to make the dough. Great for tortillas. Pre-made masa for tamales is very light and ...
For this type of Italian recipe, you want a Mediteranian style basil, often called simply "basil" or "sweet basil". Ones called holy basil or thai basil have a much more aggressive and extremely perfumed flavor which would be jarring in this dish.
From your link and some other sources, seems that lenghwise cutted pickles will give you more color penetration (and probably flavour too). Since adding too much kool-aid for the color would also change the taste, I'd go with some food coloring product.
This sounds extremely overly obvious, but you are being sure to used the unsweetened variety of Kool-Aid, right? If that is what's being called for? Or alternately, the sweetened version if that's what's being asked for?
Most chicken (or turkey) stock recipes are meant to be fairly neutral in flavor so they can be used in almost any dish. In many culinary traditions, especially those of European tradition, black pepper is appropriate in almost any savory dish. Cloves are an extremely strong and aggressive flavor, which is not traditional in these cuisines. While you could ...
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