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How long can the French Toast last? [duplicate]

I often make French toast. Sometimes I have to make myself several servings ahead of time. I was wondering how long I can keep French toast?
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Grinding toasted spices without cooling

It is recommended when roasting whole spices in Indian cooking to cool them before grinding into a powder. Why do you need to wait for the spices to cool and what happens if you don’t?
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Is a toasty preserved ok during trip if in a backpack? [duplicate]

When making toasted bread with filling such as turkey slices etc (toasted as well) with avocado spread, is there any problem of having it in a backpack while on a trip and eating it after few hours? I ...
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Preserve crustiness/freshness of toasted bread

In long trips i.e. over 3 hours long, I take some toasted break with either pb&j or something inside e.g. slices of turkey etc (toasted). I wrap them with aluminium foil and place them inside ...
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Why should pine seeds/nuts be pan-toasted without oil?

Most recipes with pan-toasted pine seeds say they need to toasted DRY, WITHOUT oil. Why? It does not make sense to me. Toasting them DRY gives them a spotty appearance. Dark toasted spots where the ...
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Multiple layer toasting in Microwave

I want to toast some peanuts in a microwave (just a microwave - it does not have a grill (broiler) or convection mode). Can I put multiple layers of peanut in a container and toast it? I am not sure ...
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T function in OTG oven

What does T stand for in OTG oven? If it is for Toasting then can an OTG oven be used in place of a toaster to toast a bread or it serves some different functionality in OTG oven?
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how do I toast oats so that they are crispy?

I'm playing around with making cereal, and one of the cereals I want to replicate is the "bunches of oats" style, with crispy clusters that include oats. Every time I try to toast oats, though, they ...
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What does the "bagel" setting on toasters do?

Usually, I put slices of bread in my toaster. Sometimes, I toast bagels. On my toaster, there's a little button that says "bagel". How does this setting toast the bagel differently?
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How do you properly toast rice?

No matter what recipe I try, whenever I toast rice it comes out unevenly brown (it always skips past the golden brown stage), it lacks any nutty smell and smells and tastes partially burnt. I tried ...
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Which bread keeps the longest?

I want to buy the type of bread which last longest. It should be toastable, so no zwieback and other dry types. Which is the best bread for this purpose? Is the standard toast slices or loaf of bread ...
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Can I toast pecans the night before?

I'm making pecan bars in the morning and I was thinking I'd get a jump on the work by toasting the nuts tonight. Is there a downside to toasting the pecans and then letting them sit overnight vs ...
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Does toasting and grinding whole spice really improve curry flavor?

It seems to be common knowledge that "toasting is better" when it comes to spices. But the other day I noticed my toasted-and-freshly-ground coriander smelled pretty weak, and I ended up boosting the ...
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Do cooled-down/chilled toasted black sesame seeds taste nearly raw again?

The consensus seems to be that toasted (black) sesame seeds taste better than their raw counterpart. But what happens to the improved flavour when those toasted sesame seeds cool down or get ...
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Toasting bagel in my oven

How much energy am I wasting by toasting my bagel in my big oven? Should I get a toaster?
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Why did my toasted acorn squash seeds smell like chocolate?

I recently toasted some acorn squash seeds in my toaster and, to my surprise, when I opened the toaster I got the unmistakable aroma of chocolate. A friend readily confirmed that they did indeed smell ...
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Do toasted nuts quickly lose flavor?

There are many recipes where freshly toasted nuts are called for, and that got me wondering--how far can I toast them in advance without sacrificing flavor? If not, how quickly do they lose flavor, ...
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Dry roasting nuts and spices beforehand

I have recipes that call for dry roasting peanuts, coconut, and sesame seeds. I make these recipes a lot — so theoretically it would be easier to dry roast everything I have one time, instead of ...
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How best to toast/brown marzipan?

The recipe/picture that I'm following calls for cutting out Christmas stars from marzipan and for the stars to be browned somewhat (does look nice). Last time I did this, the stars deformed quite a ...
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What is the best way to toast pecans?

Amongst other things, I'm making a chocolate & bourbon pecan pie for Christmas in my capacity as family pastry chef. The recipe calls for toasted pecan halves. What is the best way to toast nuts ...
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Calories in toast vs bread

Does toasting bread change the amount of calories in the bread? i.e Does a slice of toast have more/less calories that a slice of bread? I know that some moisture is lost in the toasting process but ...
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