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comment How to make dutch pannekoek?
And just an addition - the OP asked specifically about mushrooms. Like all other things that you could put in a stir fry, it can go in at the same time you would put the bacon in.
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answered Ma Po Doufu without Pork
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answered How do I roast a whole duck so that fat drips out easily and the skin gets crispy?
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comment What can “modified” mean when describing an ingredient?
I would also consider just simmering the tapioca solution for a few minutes, then take it off the heat and fold the fruit in before dumping the mixture into the pie shell.
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reviewed Reviewed Should tomatoes be stored in the fridge?
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comment How do you peel chickpeas?
Technically, it's gravity pulling harder on the water than on the same volume of skins that causes them to float. You're both correct! :-)
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revised Does a home produce refrigerator exist?
Clarified temperature measurement.
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comment Does a head of lettuce really need to be refrigerated?
In my experience, different varieties of lettuce have wildly different behaviour in this respect: Boston lettuce is quite sensitive, whereas iceberg lettuce can withstand minor thermonuclear blasts.
Apr
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comment Kind of apples for apple purée / apple sauce
I would suggest Belle de Boskoop, if you can get them. You can cut half of them in smaller cubes and half in 0.5inch / 1.5cm cubes, and add the bigger cubes about halfway through the cooking process to get the different textures. Don't let those big cubes fall apart - keep it chunky!
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comment Is it safe to use a propane torch bought at a Hardware store?
Possible duplicate: cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/6899/…
Mar
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comment Why do Duck eggs have longer expiry than Chicken Eggs?
An issue mentioned by several others is washing. Generally in Europe eggs are not washed before being sold and in North America they are. Washing removes most of the cuticle, making the shelf life shorter. This is why eggs are generally found in the fridge in North America and not in (all countries in) Europe. This article has a lot of information - among others, that up until recently, US eggs were often stored up to a year before being sold.
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answered Should I peel Boskoop apples for a pie?
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