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You should be able to mix almond butter into almond milk to raise the fat level to that of cream. That should be enough, assuming you want the cream as cream, or for a ganache or something. I've certainly done this with coconut milk and coconut oil, and used in a ganache for a chocolate cake. For whipping, you'll need something with more stability than ...


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Lubrication and flavor is your answer. I learned a steam sauté technique working at a French spa restaurant which was just like sautéing in butter, but with stock instead.


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An Italian friend of mine always adds some water to the olive oil when sweating onions. The idea is that she doesn't want the onions to brown, nor the oil to disintegrate, and by adding some water the temperature is kept down. (She also turns the heat down almost all the way.) I sometimes do it myself, if I've got enough time. It takes much longer for the ...


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i uses a couple of slices of bread, just lay it on top of the mince and then leave for a few minutes and then scoop the bread our it absorbs a fair amount of oil. I normally do this twice. I then put the oiled side up on a tray and bake it in the oven till its like toast my kids love that bit (I cut it in too strips and they scoop there mince up with it) :)


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When you're sauteing something, you want it to heat up quickly, so you put it in contact with a hot piece of metal. However, the food is not perfectly flat, so there will be a few contact spots and lots of pockets of air in between. This air acts as a very good insulator, so you will end up with a piece of food that is very unevenly heated. If, on the other ...


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Sugar will bind with the essential oil, allowing you to produce a flavored syrup that you can use to sweeten the drink in place of sugar. This is a commonly used practice in drink-making since a syrup is much quicker to integrate than dry sugar. For a typical simple syrup recipe, you combine equal parts water and sugar and heat them until the sugar ...


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Place your baking dish in a larger baking pan & squeeze soap dish over it plus a couple of handfuls of baking soda then add hot water to cover the dirty baking dish. Let it soak for an hour of so then just scrub with a brush & that's it! You can buy a large box of baking soda at Smart & Final or Sam's Club or Costco. The baking soda will not ...



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