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I've recently completed my MSc Computer Science from a UK institution, and have moved back to the US to begin work. I write in my spare time, enjoy cooking, and apparently am addicted to signing up for SE sites :).


Oct
11
comment Tip to avoid avocado in Sushi rolls from getting black or dark
That and the rice will dry out rapidly
Oct
11
comment Does egg make the cookies rise(puffy)?
This kind of cookie should still be quite soft when you take it out of the oven, and gooey, but the correct fully-baked color.
Oct
8
comment Is there a difference between a slow cooker and a crock pot?
I will grant you this: I wouldn't call it either one. But if it's a slow-cooker, it's a crock-pot, in my book. I was accepting your premise that it was considered a slow-cooker for some reason
Oct
8
comment Is there a difference between a slow cooker and a crock pot?
That is the same device being talked about. It's just designed to be removed from the heating element for transport. Mine does that too, though it's shaped a bit different.
Oct
7
comment Hulling pumpkin seeds - Possible? Easy?
It's more or less the same method I posted above, but with boiling water involved.
Oct
4
comment Why does whip cream dispenser sometimes produce “ragged” cream?
Please use capital letters, paragraph breaks, and periods where appropriate. I've copy-edited this post to make it more readable for you
Sep
27
comment How to make a restaurant style meatless Hot and Sour Soup
It's technically not vegetarian if you're using chicken stock. Maybe "meatless" or "pork-free" would be better terms?
Sep
26
comment Is a whole chicken still safe after 5 days marinating in the fridge?
possible duplicate of Is acid-marinated raw chicken still safe after several days?
Sep
26
comment Can you recommend a good shop to get spices from in Derby?
I almost want to say it's a shopping question, where the "product" is a store.
Sep
25
comment What to do with leftover whey from vinegar-based cheese preparation
This doesn't really answer the question, though, which was "what can be done with this whey?"
Sep
23
comment How to use cast-iron teacup?
I'm not sure about the higher grade = lower temperature thing, but black vs green might well be my problem.
Sep
18
comment How to pack items that may leak liquids for lunch?
There were two large burritos in a tupperware and in the bottom was a decent amount of brownish liquid. The top burrito I could pick up, the bottom one I could not.
Sep
18
comment How to pack items that may leak liquids for lunch?
@KatieK I'm not sure. Possible the shrimp or the onions.
Sep
9
comment Ginger precipitation
What are you trying to make? Ginger-flavored alcohol, or something specific?
Sep
6
comment using coffee filters to filter home pressed olive oil
The livestrong link seems to be talking about heat-treating, not filtering through a coffee filter
Sep
4
comment Will store bought chicken eggs hatch?
What do you mean by "more hearts for consumption"?
Aug
29
comment How can I get thinner pancakes?
Some people don't like their pancakes fluffy. Other times there's particular applications which call for thinner pancakes, like making a pancake sandwich or roll-up of some kind.
Aug
23
comment How can I store chopped onions in the fridge without the smell?
Do you have a link or a citation to where he says this? And does he say why this works?
Aug
23
comment How to make smooth Chumus?
Welcome! Do you happen to know why this helps? Also, how do you recommend pureeing the chickpeas?
Aug
15
comment What does “do.” mean in old recipes?
@TFD But the final example I posted makes no sense if "do." is a specific unit of measurement that is not equal to infinity