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comment Mushy homemade dill pickle chips
I've seen Calcium Chloride used to make pickles crisper by adding the calcium to firm up pectin. I don't know when it might be necessary. I'm interested to hear what experiences people have had.
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answered Will the bean salad dressing that I made ahead of time still work?
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reviewed Close What type of glue should I use to repair a marble mortar and pestle?
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reviewed Leave Open What vegetables should I add to a japanese curry?
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reviewed Close How much weight does pasta gain when boiled?
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revised Incorporating capsicum oil into a chicken breading
Change the tone a bit to fit the recommendation
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answered Incorporating capsicum oil into a chicken breading
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answered Is the mixing order important when substituting white sugar + molasses for brown sugar?
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comment Homemade chocolate turns crumbly
This is a good answer. The recipe above is not for chocolate covered peanuts but for a simple fudge that is crystallizing. Finding a better fudge recipe will work better.
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answered How do I cook beans without having too many that are split?
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comment Can I use 3 jalapenos in place of 1 habanero?
I also like the flavor of habaneros better but some of that is because jalapenos are always sold unripe. When I grow them myself and let them turn red on the plant, they taste sweeter (and hotter).
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comment Can milk chocolate candy be used as a chocolate substitute in fudge?
I don't think so- you want the chocolate to be strongly flavored. Any kind of milk chocolate will have a lot of extra sugar and the flavor will be more dilute.
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answered Can milk chocolate candy be used as a chocolate substitute in fudge?
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Jan
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revised What was Indian food like before the arrival of the chilli from South America?
Correct Al-Biruni's name
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comment What was Indian food like before the arrival of the chilli from South America?
Although India is now the largest producer of capsicums in the world, the spread of capsicums through Indian cuisine in the late 1500s is well documented. The prevailing theory is that the were brought by Portuguese traders and then spread to the rest of Asia. Using search terms from your post, I can't find any reference at all to capsicums in India before 1500- especially in reference to Al-Biruni.
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comment What is the difference between expensive wine and regular wine?
Haven't multiple studies featuring double blind taste tests concluded that the only consistent difference between expensive wine and regular wine is the price?
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