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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.


May
30
comment Can I use a meat grinder to grate cheese?
Isn't the texture of the cheese altered by being smashed through the die instead of sliced as a grater would do?
May
28
comment Why is the first hotcake always the worst?
первый блин всегда комом
May
27
comment Breakfast protein options
Gagh is best served live @iwein
May
26
comment Crockpot recipes using soda pop
This is interesting. Regular pop is included partially for the flavor but also very much for the sugar. I don't know what artificial sweeteners will do when heated and condensed. Do they create a syrupy texture?
May
26
comment Eating mangoes with skin intact
A data point: The only time I have heard of eating mango skin is in recipes for Indian mango pickle.
May
25
answered should my sour pickles be sealed while pickling?
May
25
awarded  Nice Question
May
24
comment Why should I use garlic making roasted potatoes?
And roasted garlic is sweet and delicious.
May
22
comment What's the best way to cook BBQ ribs in the oven and grill?
Good advice. Searing is just for flavor though. No juice locking happens. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Searing#cite_note-McGee-1
May
20
revised What do soybeans taste like?
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May
20
revised What do soybeans taste like?
deleted 14 characters in body; edited title
May
20
accepted How to properly cook a kid?
May
20
comment How to properly cook a kid?
The kid did have a surprisingly strong goaty flavor. I marinated the meat overnight and grilled it the next day. It was delicious- firm but not tough. I am going to experiment with stronger spices next time.
May
20
comment What do soybeans taste like?
@Blessed Geek- Soymilk is made from unfermented soy. Edamame is unfermented soy. Millions of people have eaten unfermented soy for thousands of years. I'm not buying it.
May
20
answered What do soybeans taste like?
May
18
comment Is there a way to make Beef Jerky at home?
This isn't true. 1- jerky takes longer than 4 hours of drying time but it only takes 30 minutes of actual labor. 2- around here, after taking into account the reduction of weight, store-bought jerky still costs about 3X homemade. Cheap meat is $2-3/lbs and reduces in half to $4-6/lbs of jerky. I've never seen jerky that cheap anywhere.
May
17
comment How to properly cook a kid?
@belisarius- That actually does answer the question. Roasting directly over a fire is definitely not a braise and they are doing the entire animal. I don't have enough people to feed to roast it whole.
May
15
comment Counteract the negative effects of spicy ingedients with other ingredients
Pay the pepper.
May
15
comment Counteract the negative effects of spicy ingedients with other ingredients
I would love there to be an answer to this question.
May
15
revised How long is too long to cook chicken?
Clean up grammar and spelling.