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Why would plant-based cookie dough packaging say "Do not consume raw dough"?

I just bought some Kroger Simple Truth Plant-Based Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. I always prefer to eat raw dough rather than bake the cookies. But this packaging says: DO NOT CONSUME RAW DOUGH Why ...
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How can I imitate the flavor of lamb?

I would like to try and imitate the flavor of lamb in a plant based dish. Googling "why does lamb taste like lamb" I found that the most common explanation is that lamb fat is comprised of, ...
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How is unsweetened plant-based yogurt possible?

For plant-based (soya, almond, cashew, etc.) unsweetened yogurt, how does the yogurt bacteria grow and develop without sugar? From online recipes for soya yogurt, one tablespoon of sugar per 1 liter ...
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How can I soften mastic gum so it is easier to chew?

I want to use mastic gum as a chewing gum but it's a bit too hard and I find myself hurting my mouth with it. What natural plant ingredient (not wax) can I add to it to soften it so that it works ...
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How to make a facsimile of corned beef from (plant-based) ground?

I became vegetarian about a year ago, and one thing I still crave constantly is corned beef hash. I've found that impossible meat has been a fairly good substitute for when I really crave a dish with ...
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Amount of water needed to soak buckwheat groats together with apple cider vinegar as prep for buckwheat milk

I'm attempting a recipe for buckwheat milk from Blissful Basil. The recipe calls for the following ingredients: 1 cup raw buckwheat groats 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 3 cups filtered water 2 ...
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Is coconut oil the most saturated plant-based oil?

Looking through the oils that can be used to make soaps on, I saw that coconut oil has a very high saturated fat content: 77%! Cow butterfat is comprised of only 53% saturated fat. Is ...
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Rice milk + hojicha - why did it curdle?

I'm trying to make "hojichata" (hojicha + horchata) with the intent of serving it over ice. My thought was to either: Cold-brew the hojicha/cinnamon in the rice milk, then add sugar and ...
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Plant-based lamb?

How could plant-based lamb be made? I'm looking not only to imitate the flavor* but also the texture of slow-cooked lamb. *cf. "How can I imitate the flavor of lamb?"
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