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Dec
5
comment Does spoiled milk make any ingredient?
This is essentially correct. My grandmother's-generation recipes sometimes included "soured milk" (which was as you described), but that was before pasteurization (and now ultra-pasteurization) was the norm. If you try to leave ultra-pasteurized milk out to get "soured milk", it doesn't sour... it rots. You basically have rotten milk and it should be discarded. Culinarily-speaking, it is not the same thing.
Sep
26
revised Why is milk powder used in bread machine recipes?
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Sep
17
revised What is the best way to thaw chicken for use tonight?
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Sep
13
comment What is the best way to store ground coffee?
Note that a freezer is good for longer-term storage, but it isn't advisable to scoop it from the freezer for day-to-day use. The frost and condensation from constantly opening a frozen container each day will be way more detrimental than just storing it at room temperature. Remove, say, a week's worth at a time for your daily consumption.
Sep
11
awarded  Student
Sep
11
asked Will the ingredients of “baking powder” store indefinitely?
Jul
25
awarded  Good Answer
Jul
24
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24
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Jul
23
comment homemade mint extract
@MartinTurjak Thanks. I missed that initially, but I added the information to my post.
Jul
23
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Jul
23
comment homemade mint extract
I believe so, too. While I've never had nor tried to make "lemon balm extract", the same process should apply to virtually any aromatic herb. Now whether the results will be pleasing or usable... I think you have an interesting experiment on your hands. Let us know!
Jul
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Jul
23
answered homemade mint extract
Jul
9
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Apr
26
comment Pickle handling
Yes, I've heard this and always suspected it was a needless extrapolation of keeping the process of handling canning jars somewhat sterile.
Apr
26
revised In what proportion should the given ingredients be combined to form a cookie?
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Apr
26
revised In what proportion should the given ingredients be combined to form a cookie?
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Apr
26
comment In what proportion should the given ingredients be combined to form a cookie?
@SAJ14SAJ Sure. Your answer spoke to the purpose (and substations) for those ingredients; excellent job! I was trying to address the "combinations" part of her question. Yes, that's only a start, but a better start than saying "can't be done" or "look it up on the Internet." Anyway, that's how *I* do it.
Apr
26
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