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Collecting acorns to eat - how/when?

Acorns of many oak species are edible. They've been used as food in many traditions, but almost all need boiling and/or soaking to leach out the tannins. I'm curious to try them, as nuts, a hot ...
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(Safely) Making Rosewater for Cooking

There are a lot of roses in my garden at the moment and I've been wanting to make rose-flavored turkish delight. Looking online, most recipes for rosewater appear targeted towards using it as a ...
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Why would acorn meal still be bitter after cold leaching for a month in the fridge?

I've successfully leached, ground and dried acorns to make flour in the past. Problem: currently have a batch of ground acorn meal which I have been cold leaching in the fridge for at least a month. ...
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