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Software engineer by trade but I came to Seasoned Advice independently of Stack Overflow.

I'm interested in bread, sous-vide, food preservation, dairy, and trying new food.


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comment What is the best marker for writing on glass?
Agreed. This is the only solution that won't wear off. Even the enameled labels on my glass measuring cups wears off. I replace it with etching. We also etch our name on casserole dishes to make sure the find their way home.
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revised Benefits of vinaigrette vs. pouring oil and vinegar separately on salad?
I learned more since writing this answer.
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comment How do I prevent grainy fudge?
possible duplicate of My Fudge Is Crunchy! Where Did I Go Wrong?
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answered Fudge not setting up— any salvaging possible? Alternate uses?
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comment Fudge not setting up— any salvaging possible? Alternate uses?
Good answer. The chocolate is usually added at the beginning anyway and starting over is always an option unless it has overcooked to the point of actually burning.
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answered How do I make my sourdough bread dough stretchy and not have it tear?
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comment How do I use whole fresh tamarind?
User56458- the seeds are beautiful. They're dark, smooth, glossy, and have weight to them. I use them for board game tokens.
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comment If a recipe calls for canned beans and I want to use dried beans, what do I need to do to the dried beans first?
The "don't salt" thing is an old wive's tale that has been thoroughly debunked: seriouseats.com/2010/10/the-food-labs-top-6-food-myths.html Salting beans early on is always a good thing.
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answered How do I make bread with LOTS of seeds?
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answered Why would you place potatoes on salt when baking in the oven?