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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 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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comment How to put stuff inside baked sandwich and bread?
Good answer on using relatively dry ingredients. Also, the interior of bread only barely makes it to boiling temps- anything in there will be steamed so bacon comes out flabby if it isn't pre-cooked.
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comment Worm in dry bread, what is it?
"when in doubt, through it out" applies to spoiled food. Although gross in our culture there's nothing dangerous about eating bugs. They even turn some of that starch into useful protein!
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