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Vanilla extract with pure alcohol

I can see two possibilities. One is that vodka and the like are highly available. You can buy them in almost any country, and in most places just in a supermarket. They're even fairly likely to be ...
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Adult hot milk stirrers

There’s no “the” recommended alcohol, and flavor pairing is off topic here. What I would do when looking for ideas for good chocolate-and-alcohol combinations is checking out truffle recipes and ...
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Has My Cider Fermented?

A hydrometer can be used to measure the density (which is determined primarily by the sugar content) of the liquid, thereby determining whether the sugar has been transformed into alcohol. The place ...
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Adult hot milk stirrers

I like a dash of tasty liqueur in a hot chocolate. I don't measure it but I'd say about 20-25ml to a 250-300ml mug. I might add Drambuie, Grand Marnier, Cointreau or home made crème de cassis. With ...
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Can't get rid of alcohol smell in my sourdough starter

Interestingly, I think the extra feeds might be contributing. So, there's two types of respiration in yeast: Aerobic, which needs oxygen, and produces CO2, and anaerobic, with a lack of air,which ...
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Can't get rid of alcohol smell in my sourdough starter

A bit of alcohol smell is normal as it's a natural byproduct of the fermentation process. After all, the whole point of feeding the yeast is so that it can convert the starch in the flours into carbon ...
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When does mirin need refrigeration?

I have never refrigerated a bottle of mirin in my life. Not even the $12 fancy one.
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Adult hot milk stirrers

What is the recommended liquor That really depends on the flavor you want. Based on my own experience with this type of thing though, I would tend more towards lower-proof alcohols. The strongest ...
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Irish Cream Manufacturing

For long shelf life, don't use real milk. Focus on viscosity and mouth texture. (Guar bean or guard gum) will produce a thick cream like liquid that will not curdle or chunk. Sulfides or the boiled ...
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