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May
16
comment My tomato sauce is very watery
Why a simmer instead of a rolling boil?
May
15
awarded  Good Question
May
13
comment Good video on separating eggs
How did you accidentally shake the egg like crazy?
May
13
accepted Why do we use so much water to cook spaghetti?
May
11
comment Why do we use so much water to cook spaghetti?
As to your non-culinary criticism, both problems could be solved using a water-filled foot.
May
11
awarded  Nice Question
May
11
asked Why do we use so much water to cook spaghetti?
May
11
comment How to prevent overcooking of eggs in Carbonara sauce?
Isn't this a recipe request?
May
8
accepted When should I flavor my Bolognese?
May
6
asked When should I flavor my Bolognese?
May
4
awarded  Nice Question
May
2
awarded  Critic
Apr
23
comment Is there an authoritative source on whether salt affects pasta stickiness?
Very interesting find! Does the "However, ..." end in anything that is related?
Apr
23
accepted Is there an authoritative source on whether salt affects pasta stickiness?
Apr
23
comment Is there an authoritative source on whether salt affects pasta stickiness?
@Orbling: It's mainly a desire to know the truth. I'd salt it for the taste anyway.
Apr
23
comment Is there an authoritative source on whether salt affects pasta stickiness?
Thanks, this is what I was looking for. I don't have the book -- does it say anything about the relation between salt concentration and starch gelation in the special case of NaCl and 100 degrees?
Apr
23
comment Is there an authoritative source on whether salt affects pasta stickiness?
@Orbling: If the salt only affected the taste, it would be easier to vary when the salt is added.
Apr
22
comment Is there an authoritative source on whether salt affects pasta stickiness?
@Aaronut: Thanks, I've reworded the question to emphasize that this question is narrower. Another reason that I didn't just comment on the answer to the other question is that only the original answerer would see it.
Apr
22
revised Is there an authoritative source on whether salt affects pasta stickiness?
edited title; added 61 characters in body
Apr
22
accepted Can I cook hamburgers in the microwave oven?