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How do I store 2 pounds of Grated Parmesan cheese

How do I store 2 pounds of grated Parmesan cheese? Last time I froze it and it turned to mush when I defrosted it. I also left in original package and it developed mold.
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Can frozen egg whites be used in a macaron recipe?

I put a few egg whites in the freezer a few couple months ago (frozen in an ice cube tray, then transferred to a freezer bag). Would they be viable for using in a macaron recipe (either French or ...
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How to reuse badly cooked chicken

I marinated chicken breast cubes in teriyaki sauce for aboutt 1 hour. I then cooked it together with the sauce it was marinating with for about 15 min on medium heat. The result was gummy (probably ...
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How to prevent fruits from getting mold?

Hi so ive recently made a solar dehydrator just like mentioned on the internet, its working perfectly for rest of the fruits but the only things that are creating problem are strawberries and kiwis ...
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Catfish fillets

I have some catfish fillets that were frozen rock hard . I put them in my fridge three days ago. They're still semi-frozen but now the bottom looks white. Are they still edible?
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Why are my cookies spreading too much? More flour?

My chocolate chip cookie recipe spreads too much, even after I refrigerate the dough overnight. I have looked into the different answers on this site, but nothing seems to be working consistently. I'm ...
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How do you “season” your oven racks?

After running the self-cleaning cycle on my oven, the racks are now kind of bare and don't slide in and out easily. Is there a way to "season" them like you would cast-iron?
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Does using wild rice in soup suck up all the broth if it is held after cooking? [title edit]

This is my experience with rice and pasta, I was wondering if wild rice is less ‘needy’ in this regard...
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Can I freeze Brownie Truffles?

I’d like to make truffles with brownie crumbs and ganache and freeze the balls to be rolled in cocoa powder or nuts when thawed. Has anyone done this?
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Can I substitute Maida Flour for All Purpose Flour for making Tortillas?

I'm attempting to make a Hot Cheeto Burrito. I've already subbed the Flaming Cheetos with a local substitute (Kurkure), and I'm going to make the Tortilla myself too. I have both Maida and Atta at ...
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What to do at a restaurant serving sushi containing avocado where the avocado is brown/gray? [on hold]

This has happened a few times in the past few months especially for take out, and I've always just thrown it away or tried eating it (stomach problems sometimes results). I've tried returning brown ...
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Pasta sticks to rolling cutters

Recipe : Three cups AP flour, three or four eggs depending on their size. This recipe used to work for my little hand crank pasta machine, but lately wont. The pasta that results doesn't stick to ...
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My meringue is like marshmallow!

It’s still soft - lovely light gold colour, beautiful shape but just soft! I’ve never had this problem before
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Why are the heels of bread not liked? [on hold]

Why are the heels of a loaf of bread generally not liked? I love them. I don't know what it is about them that I love but the extra breadiness of it just satisfies me. Is there anything particularly ...
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What's a quick and easy pan sauce to make with salmon? [on hold]

I pan fry-salmon fillets pretty often. They're delicious with just a squeeze of lemon, but I'd like to try to mix it up with a pan sauce. I've experimented with, e.g., a butter/flour/vermouth/lemon ...
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Canned stuffed peppers

I canned some cabbage (sauerkraut) yellow peppers. I ran short on the spices required and now the peppers are very vinegary. Can I re-can them?
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Crock pot chili [duplicate]

I left beef broth, ground beef, chili sauce, and spices in a crock pot that I thought would be set on low overnight for 8 hours. I set it up around 9:30pm and woke up at 6:00 am to check on it and it ...
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Can I build a fond with seitan?

I plan to adapt a chili recipe into a vegetarian one, and I plan to use seitan to get a bit of the umami flavor that the beef usually brings in the chili. However, I usually build a fond in the ...
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trying to find gummy worm recipe where are more like straws

Hello i am trying to find a gummy worm recipe that are firm and stay straight like a normal straw would. I have only found recipes for gummy worms. Is this possible?
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Granulated, hardened homemade caramel sauce

Can hard granulated caramel sauce (supposed to be sauce) be remelted and used? don't know why it hardened.
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Lemon Juice Expiration?

My lemon juice went out of date almost 2 years ago. It has been in the fridge the whole time but has been opened. I'm just wondering if its safe to use? I want to put it in a cup of tea.
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Spaghetti Fund Raiser Lunch

How do I figure out how much spaghetti, sauce, etc that need for a fund raising lunch that is targeting 100 to 125 people...we want to be generous in our portions but no clue how much to fix, how to ...
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Worried about my Buddha hand rind ferment

I am testing out the Buddha hand fruit ferment. I washed everything well, cut the rind and poured honey water in the jar and sealed it tight. I opened it one day and it bubbled for a few minutes very ...
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Induction cooker on a wooden table?

I have an induction cooker like the one in the image below. Is it safe to place it on a wooden table?
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Canning with candles

I am not sure about the right terminology as I am not a native speaker, but is it possible to conserve solid food in a jar with a candle? Boiling is used to decrease air and for the food to be well ...
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Can I add cocoa butter to white chocolate chips to promote a smoother melt?

My daughter sent me a recipe for gingerbread biscotti which has macadamia nuts and then dipped in white chocolate. The recipe says to "melt according to the instructions on the bag". Well, there are ...
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Accidently put dried red kidney beans in chili without soaking, What to do?

I'm new to cooking with beans, and I accidentally cooked dried kidney beans with my chili without soaking them first. Do I just let them cook for a long period of time, or am I in danger of getting ...
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Healthy chocolate cake [on hold]

What is the easiest recipe for making low calorie chocolate cake? I would love to put it on my blog.
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Crispy crisps for longer

How can I make the stilt chips get crisper for much longer? Someone could tell me.?
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Is cooking a chicken pot pie with a low power microwave safe to eat?

The package says do not use with microwaves less than 1100 watts because it won't cook thoroughly. If I cook on a 700 watt microwave for 6 recommended minutes*(1+(1100-700)/700=8 minutes 10 seconds do ...
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How do you deal with the hight heat of propane?

I have only cooked with natural gas in the past and now have a propane stove. I find that it burns very hot and it is difficult to control the heat. I have it turned down to the minimum, almost ...
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Wood pellets in a smoke box:

Can I use wood pellets in a small stainless steel smoker box on my Weber gas bbq? And if I can any tips on how to proceed.
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Substitution for curry powder

Can garam masala be used as a substitute for curry powder or vice versa? Garam Masala also known as all spice powder
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Restore Luster Craft

I recently inherited a very old but complete set of Luster Craft stainless steel waterless cookware. I know I can use barkeepers friend to clean but what should I use to polish the steel and the ...
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Name for a flour-free onion sauce

I came across this in the context of low-carb chicken pie filling, in other words without a flour/roux base. Is there a name for a sauce that starts with low & slow-cooked onions? Asking for a ...
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What is a good way to roast hazelnuts?

I need to roast some hazelnuts to use later for other preparations. How do you do it? In a cooking pan or in the oven, and for how much time?
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After full reseasoning of my cast iron, eggs are still sticking

Hey there Cast Iron pros, I've liked my cast iron but it hasn't been very non-stick. When making eggs, even with oil and a good hot heat before adding to pan, eggs will stick to the pan. I'm hoping ...
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Sir I have doubt regarding my final year semester project on millet based malted healthy drink [closed]

As part of my final semester project in engineering, I am preparing a malted beverage. I wish to get a recipe for healthy chocolate millet based malted beverage. Thankyou!
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Preserving sweetness during baking without sugar

noob here (both to this site and to cooking in general!). For health reasons I can't really do sugar, and the low-carb thing has saved my life (literally). I am trying to do more low-carb baking at ...
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How can I make a simple wheat porridge [closed]

I previously asked this question What is the simplest way to cook wheat flour with salt distributed through the wheat? and one of the answers said I could simply boil wheat flour, salt and water and ...
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Plastic Bowl for Bread

Is it ok to let bread rise in a plastic bowl? I got rid of my glass and metal bowls because they were too heavy for me to lift.
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What is the simplest way to cook wheat flour with salt distributed through the wheat?

I only want to use 3 ingredients wheat flour, salt and water and I want to ensure the salt is distributed throughout the wheat and not just the surface. I also want to cook the simplest method. ...
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Does microwaving fully cook chapatis?

I saw a video on how to make chapatis and someone made a comment saying you must allow chapatis to fully inflate because it is the steam inside them that cooks them and not fully inflating means you ...
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can i use yeast instead of baking powder in a cookie receipe?

I currently have no baking powder in the cupboard and I'm just wondering if i can use yeast in a cookie dough recipe instead of baking powder
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(Survival Salt) Extract Salt from natural sorces (In the wild) without the Ocean

I'm inquiring to learn a survival technique in the wilderness. How can I extract and crystallize salt (sodium chloride) from wild plants, animals, or rocks, with access to a freshwater source only. I ...
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how to dry out flavored sugar

Hi I just wanted to know how to dry out flavored sugar, I flavored some regular white sugar with flavoring essence but it got damp, since where I'm from its hard to get these types of sugar so I was ...
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Parchment substitute

What can be used instead of parchment to line mini cheesecake pan(with removable bottoms, as parchment bends while baking unlike using parchment to line larger cheesecakes?
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How far ahead can I prepare this coleslaw recipe?

I'm making a coleslaw to accompany dinner tonight which consists of: 1 Apple, julienned 1 Carrot, grated 1tbsp Mayonnaise 10ml cider vinegar 10g chipotle paste 1/2 red chilli, de-seeded and chopped ...
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Can acetate sheets be put in the oven?

I have tried lining mini cheesecake pan (with removable bottoms)in parchment paper, as I do with larger cheesecakes. The parchment paper bends in the mini version. Can I use food-grade acetate in ...
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Flavorful beef broth without bones?

is it possible to make flavorful beef broth as a base for Pho/Soup etc without bones? I'm not minding the body/gelatinous or not, just the flavor. on our market here the butchers sell meat scrap ...

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