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Unless the cost of that thing is significant to you, do not return it but take it to an electrician and have him examine the cause, or take it to an electronics savvy friend and take it apart with him. Find out how these things fail, and if there ever was a danger of that failure mode causing a fire. Base your next purchasing decision concerning that make ...


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What ElmerCat said is correct. As for your question about a specific ingredient causing the problem -- no. This has nothing to do with the ingredients, and everything to do with the appliance itself. Typically, electronics either fail after only a few uses as there was some sort of a manufacturing mistake, or they take some time to fail. They may also ...


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It sounds like the cooker malfunctioned. An electrical fault inside the unit may have caused a short that caused some component to burn. Various electrical parts can give off strong acrid odors when this occurs. It's possible that the nature of the fault was such that its circuit only came into play when you switched the unit to "warm". However, assuming ...


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You could fry it off with your veg base, remove it, make your soup and then add the chorizo to serve. Boiling chorizo is just a bit of a waste


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I believe in this context, spoil is not referring to food safety issues such as dangerous pathogens, but rather that the dish does not fulfill its culinary promise. For example, any soup or stew that is cooked on too high a heat will become burnt on the bottom. You won't get sick from eating it, but from a flavor aspect, it's spoiled. Not being an expert ...


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"Spoiled" is a common term used for judging whether food is fit to eat. It is supposed to apply to food which is full of potentially pathogenic bacterial colonies, but of course, it is impossible to see bacteria. However, there is one quite sure sign of bacteria: slime. Bacterial colonies tend to produce slime on usually-dry food items. So, people have ...


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There seems to be no clear definition for what "gluten free all purpose flour" is. If you look at two popular brand you will find that one of them is using rice flour, the other a legume flour as their main ingredient. These two ingredients behave very very differently - rice flour is a starchy affair that is good at making things crisp, legume flours are ...



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