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Identify this brownie-like dessert

When I was a kid, there was a dessert that would frequently be at pot-lucks that was a brownie-like dessert. It's been a long time since I had it so don't remember the details exactly but it was like ...
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Have recipes become more complex over time? [closed]

This is a historical / culture / culinary question. With the advent of better cooking science & technology and ready-to-use staples from grocery stores, has the average recipe (one that a home ...
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How can I reconstruct my Grandmother's recipe from just ingredients?

My grandmother would always create her famous Sticky Buns every year around christmas time. Since she has passed, I would like to carry on the tradition. However, all she left behind was a list of ...
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How do I find meal prep recipes for a low mobility person to cook? [closed]

I’m of limited mobility, and as such my nutrition often suffers because I can’t predict when I’ll be able to cook or not. When I’m having a bad pain day, I’ll either forego eating or grab something ...
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Recipe word for “not trimmed”

I'm trying to write up a recipe by weight and include both the "cleaned" weight and the "uncleaned" weight. I can't find a good word for "uncleaned" and I'm hoping ...
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Weird air pockets/bubbles on bottom of cake

I've been baking this recipe for over a year now, flavour and texture are wonderful, the guests love it but half of the time I get these air pockets on the bottom of the cake. The air pockets appear ...
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Help with recipe for long life mayo [duplicate]

I have a small condiment business, where I make a sauce that uses Mayo as a base. I would like to make the base myself so my product can have a long shelf life unopened like commercial ones, and then ...
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What tasks require or work best with a knife point?

Most kitchen knives have pointed tips. I can imagine trying to improve safety (e.g. if they're accidentally dropped) by rounding the tip. For example, a paring knife might look like the one on the ...
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Alternative to Wisconsin Brick Cheese

I just came across a pizza recipe that requires Wisconsin Brick Cheese. It kind of looks like Cheddar or Emmental, however I do not know by taste. As I am living in Portugal, finding that cheese is ...
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Is it actually possible to send food to a lab to get the recipe?

I've seen this trope on TV shows from time to time. Well now, I know someone who actually has some bbq sauce that they want to send to a lab to find out what the recipe was. Is this actually possible,...