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Cracked oven proof dish - trying to understand the physics of what went wrong

I was baking bread for the first time in years the other day, and the instructions said put a baking tray full of water in the bottom of the oven. I didn't have a metal baking tray, so I put a ceramic ...
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How does deglazing work?

If you put a steak or a chicken into a hot pan which is not completely non-stick, it is likely to stick to it a bit and leave a residue when you flip it. That is our fond. Later we deglaze the pan by ...
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Chocolate won't melt

I'm trying to melt some Belcolate Vietnam 45 milk chocolate, pictured below in order to make it easy I decided to just put some pieces in a small pot and put it in the oven at a low temperature (this ...
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How does ice cube bag work [closed]

An ice cube bag allows pouring water in and when turning an filled bag upside down, the bag seals itself. What is the physics behind it? Demonstration
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