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The yogurt will most likely separate and become watery under the broiler. Perhaps Mascarpone would be a good alternative. I use it whisked with a little half & half and a pinch of salt. It holds together better than mayo or other substitutes and doesn't overwhelm the flavor.
It's difficult to say without considering the details of a specific recipe. Both items have a sour dairy flavor. Obviously the two products often also taste different, because they may use different bacterial strains and temperatures in fermentation. But if you are using them as an ingredient in a topping that has other strong flavors, the taste ...
Is it a self-cleaning oven? If so, running the cleaning cycle according to the instructions should leave nothing but a fine ash on the oven, which is easily removable with just warm water.
There are many types of sherry, just like there are many types of wines. Alcohol content is one difference: normal wine can be anywhere from 8% to 15% alcohol, depending on type. Sherry can vary in the 15-22% range. Unless you are using a lot of alcohol in your recipe, it's doubtful that it will have a major impact on yeast growth. It may take a bit ...
Sherry is wine, so yes, you can use Sherry in your recipe. Sherry is fortified, so its percentage of alcohol is perhaps a third more than most other wines. You don't say what kind of wine you usually use, but you could slightly dilute the Sherry with water to give it a close to equal percentage of alcohol as your usual choice. That would be the safest way to ...
For every pound of ground meat (even lean ground beef) I use 1 Tablespoon of ground flax seed-(flax seed meal available now in most grocery stores.
Whenever you consider using whole eggs instead of just whites, first consider the reason it's an egg white-only recipe: is it purely for nutritional (fat/calories) reasons? Or, is it for volume? In this case, it seems to me that it is the latter, therefore, I would separate the eggs, mix in the yolks with the other ingredients and then whip the eggs ...
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