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answered Is it worth making Thai red curry paste from scratch
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reviewed Approve Are refried beans supposed to be slimy and nasty smelling?
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awarded  Enlightened
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comment Is wasabi considered to be spicy or to be a spice?
If you know that all English mustard is hot, yes. But some people don't, I'll wager.
Oct
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comment What kind of herbs are common in Italian dishes?
Oh, I know. Don't shoot the messenger! :D
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awarded  Pundit
Oct
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comment Are refried beans supposed to be slimy and nasty smelling?
I hesitate to ask, but just to narrow the possibilities down, you did use dry beans, right? Not canned?
Oct
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comment What kind of herbs are common in Italian dishes?
My Italian friend says only the Greeks use oregano. She is from northern Italy though, which is nearly a separate country from the south.
Oct
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comment How do I keep fruit from sinking to the bottom of my cake?
It does work, or I wouldn't have suggested it. It works well for chocolate chips too.
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awarded  Enlightened
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awarded  Nice Answer
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awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
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comment Is wasabi considered to be spicy or to be a spice?
Y'all need to try Tewkesbury Mustard - hot English mustard mixed with horseradish. Nut up or shut up! :)
Oct
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comment What is the purpose of sugar in baking plain bread?
Dammit, you're right. And you need to bold what you think is important too.
Oct
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comment Is wasabi considered to be spicy or to be a spice?
@Sobachatina You girl. Roast beef is nothing with horseradish sauce.
Oct
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comment Is wasabi considered to be spicy or to be a spice?
Fresh Horseradish is used in things like fish mousse, not just as a condiment :)
Oct
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comment Is wasabi considered to be spicy or to be a spice?
Black pepper is interesting, as it is classed as a spice, but is also used as a condiment. Blame the Romans.
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Oct
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answered Is wasabi considered to be spicy or to be a spice?
Oct
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answered How do I keep fruit from sinking to the bottom of my cake?