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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
11
comment Reduce hotness of beef Jerky
@Joe- diluted it with other things... and then dried of almost ALL the water! I'll bet it's much higher than 350k now.
May
11
comment How many times can cheesecloth be reused?
@derobert- this is true. I had never thought of using these for herbs. Mine wouldn't handle the heat.
May
10
answered Reduce hotness of beef Jerky
May
9
comment How can I cut lots of cherry tomatoes in half quickly and evenly?
@Aaronut- build it in a vaccuum.
May
9
comment How can I bake normally fried foods?
The flavor is ok but they just don't get as crispy. Breaded foods, in particular, stay soft and bready instead of become crisp.
May
9
revised How can I bake normally fried foods?
Clarifying the question
May
9
asked How can I bake normally fried foods?
May
9
answered What is the purpose of baking soda in chocolate-chip cookies?
May
9
comment How can I cut lots of cherry tomatoes in half quickly and evenly?
Now I want to design a cherry tomato size guillotine.
May
9
answered What is liquid glucose?
May
9
comment What is liquid glucose?
See this question: cooking.stackexchange.com/q/7643/2001
May
8
comment What Old World Europe countries (apart from Germany and Italy) have their own unique pasta traditions?
Turkish 'yufka' is the material that borek and baklava are made out of. Like the Turkish version of phyllo dough. I don't know if you would call that a pasta but I wouldn't call it bread.
May
7
comment Extra Firm Tofu past expiration date: safe, but for how long?
+1 Tofu is cheap and it smells TERRIBLE when it goes bad.
May
6
comment How can I keep my freshly baked loaf fresh until the next morning if I bake it at night?
@rumtscho- I'm not putting an answer because it would have been what you just said. This should be an answer not a comment.
May
6
comment How can you tell when flour has gone off?
Similar questions: cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/5701/… cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/3105/…
May
6
comment How can you make “All Purpose Flour” using home ground wheat?
+1 for white wheat. It is much more delicately flavored than red.
May
6
answered How can you tell when flour has gone off?
May
6
revised Are there substantial benefits to grinding your own flour?
More believable price difference for King Arthur flour.
May
6
comment Are there substantial benefits to grinding your own flour?
@Sean- I forgot the exact price and went with what I found on Amazon. Thanks for the correction. From King Arthur's web site a 5# bags is about $5.00. Are grocery stores really that much less? kingarthurflour.com/shop/items/…
May
6
revised Are there substantial benefits to grinding your own flour?
My estimates were a little high.