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What is the process of storing food in toothpaste'ish tubes?

You know what I'm talking about, these food tubes that are popular for tomato paste, or pesto. Searching for 'food in tube' or 'how to make your own tomato paste in tube' yields mixed results, so I'm ...
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Uncooked peppers and garlic in olive oil fizzled when opened

I put uncooked hot peppers in olive oil with garlic, onions, and seasoning. When I opened the jars, they fizzled. Is this safe to eat?
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Preserving culinary oils

I've been making a chili oil and green onion oil for my friends for months with a lot of interest in buying. I want to start selling it at farmers markets & stores but want to ensure it is ...
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Garlic Infused Oil—Safety

I recently received a bottle of garlic and herb infused olive oil as a gift. It came in a fancy bottle with a cork on top. I tried it out last night and it's terrific. I've heard about the dangers of ...
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How to make garlic oil in a safe way...tomorrow

I am planning on making some garlic oil for a friend of mine as a birthday present. Her birthday is tomorrow, so this question is a bit urgent. I've read a few of the posts that indicate that ...
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Reusing oil containers

I generally buy large containers of oil (olive, canola, peanut, etc.) and just refill a handful of smaller oil bottles. That way it's cheaper in the long run, and the smaller bottles are easier to ...
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Are chilies in olive oil dangerous?

In Portugal, chilies in olive oil are a very typical form of spicy sauce, in both commercial and artisan forms. Different types, amounts, and mixes of chillies result in different flavours and it can ...
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How long will homemade salad dressing stay good in the fridge?

How long can I keep salad dressings that I made? Since this is probably affected by what it's made up of, let's say we're talking about different salad dressings made from a combination of the ...
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Garlic Overflow — Why won't my olive oil stay in its jug?

I'm the kind of chef who chops up whatever the local bazaar has that week, adds a random amount of seasonings until the color suits my fancy and then cooks it. Somehow. Most days I don't go hungry. ...
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homemade chilli oil

I am making chilli oil using light olive oil, crushed chilli, dried garlic, dried fennel seeds and parsley. I have been making this for years. I am concerned about this Botulinum business. Should I ...
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Raw garlic in Sunflower oil

So I wanted to infuse garlic flavour to my sunflower oil. I sliced one full garlic and added it to cold sunflower oil and let it be for a week. When I opened it, the flavour seemed to have infused ...
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packaging an uncooked/raw hot sauce

I make a hot sauce with peppers,parsley,garlic,salt and olive oil. I have to freeze it in jars otherwise it ferments. Is there a way to package a raw/ uncooked product without fermentation?
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Rehydrating Dried Rosemary for Bread?

I love the flavor of rosemary but I don't like its prickliness. It's worse dried, but I don't even like that particular quality in fresh rosemary. I'm experimenting with a yeast bread that will ...
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Storing olives that I seasoned

I bought vacuum packed green and black olives in brine. I drained them, seasoned with garlic, oregano, and dried chili. I put them in sterilized mason jars, topped with olive oil, and sealed the jars. ...
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Greece salad dressing stay good in the fridge? [duplicate]

How long will homemade Greece salad dressing stay good in the fridge? with garlic, extra olive oil, sea salt, lemon juice, oregano dried and basil dry and wine vinegar.. if I made like 2 liters for ...

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