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Jul
12
comment Why are there no PETE reusable cups?
Either or. They are washable too, just a little fragile. I have seen a specialist washer machine for PET cups. There seems to be a fair local business in tidy stacker's for used PP cups in offices, they are taken away for recycling
Jul
11
answered Why are there no PETE reusable cups?
Jul
11
comment Why are there no PETE reusable cups?
Cheap PP and PET cups are made by partially punching circles in a continuous sheet of raw plastic, and then these circles are heat punched into cup shapes. The vertical stress lines on PET (a harder material) will open up with hot liquids. PET will also start to deform above 90°C. Otherwise, yes PET is a better material :-)
Jul
11
comment Why are there no PETE reusable cups?
It most often called PET (one obsolete term is PET-E, but not PETE)
Jul
11
revised Why are there no PETE reusable cups?
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Jul
10
comment Does stainless steel affect garlic flavors in food?
There has been scientific research on how different metal spoons change the flavours of food. But I doubt if metals provide any cleaning action?
Jul
7
comment Deconstructed food; simple, complex or both?
De-constructed wonton's with soup, awesome
Jul
7
comment Deconstructed food; simple, complex or both?
I suspect "ingredients are cooked separately" is a big part of the de-construction benefits and presentation imporvements
Jul
7
comment Deconstructed food; simple, complex or both?
A de-constructed onion soup should be a platter with a bowl of broth, a pile of slow roasted onions, some pieces of bread, and some melted sliced cheese :-)
Jul
6
comment When making chicken soup, should I reuse the vegetables I used to make the broth?
Just personal choice. There is no right or wrong with this
Jul
6
revised Is it safe to put hot food in the fridge?
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Jul
5
comment Why didn't my pan-fried potato wedges turn out crispy?
You need a lid that lets the steam escape. e.g. a few finger sized holes near the top
Jul
5
comment Should I wash newly bought plastic tumblers?
What chemicals might these be? Least time I checked food grade injection molding didn't use spurious chemicals. Only virgin resin and heat
Jul
5
comment Raw milk curdling in microwave
Adjust power setting and/or don't place in centre of turntable
Jul
3
revised What temperature to cook a pork tenderloin at?
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Jul
3
revised What temperature to cook a pork tenderloin at?
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Jul
2
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Jul
2
revised traditional italian pasta: with or without eggs?
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Jul
2
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How do they Prepare Steak so fast in Restaurants?
Jul
2
comment How do they Prepare Steak so fast in Restaurants?
You can cook a perfect steak straight from the fridge, into a hot pan (just adjust cooking time slightly). No oven time required. And only 3 to 5 minutes resting. This assumes you have a responsible diet and therefore your steak is 100 to 200 g, and therefore only 15 to 20 mm thick