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

I was surprised at how difficult it was to find the answer, but I eventually found articles by the FDA and CDC. Consumers should be aware that there are additional risks associated with the ...
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Why would plant-based cookie dough packaging say "Do not consume raw dough"?

There is no rule that plant based food is safe to be eaten raw. Also, on a side note, the salmonella reasoning was somewhat misguided - not that it isn't a risk, but it isn't the reason why cookie ...
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How can I imitate the flavor of lamb?

Imitating the flavor of the lamb itself will probably be much more difficult (if not impossible) than manipulating the other ingredients in the dish. That way, the brain is tricked into thinking it is ...
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Why would plant-based cookie dough packaging say "Do not consume raw dough"?

Could be lots of things but I have to tell you I once worked temporarily in a warehouse packing food products and the nutrition labels they used were just 'templates' that they reuse on several ...
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Why would plant-based cookie dough packaging say "Do not consume raw dough"?

Plant based means what? Could mean anything. Does it mean there can be no pathogens in there? It does not mean its perfectly cleansed and ready to pop into one's mouth because it came from a fancy ...
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Amount of water needed to soak buckwheat groats together with apple cider vinegar as prep for buckwheat milk

The amount is indirectly specified by the wording "Cover with warm water". You simply put the groats in a vessel of your choosing, then add as much water as it takes to cover them well. Then,...
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How can I soften mastic gum so it is easier to chew?

You can add oil (such as olive oil or vegetable oil) which will soften the mastic. Heat the oil then mix with the mastic and cool. Here is a recipe, for example. If you decide not to add anything, ...
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How is unsweetened plant-based yogurt possible?

Actually, the yogurt cultures, usually some strain of the group N Streptococcus and Leuconostoc species, mesophilic cultures, converts the lactose into lactic acid, which gives the diary product it's ...
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How is unsweetened plant-based yogurt possible?

You are making a wrong assumption here - the soy milk does contain sugars, along with other forms of carbohydrates. So this apparently can be used to make soy yogurt. Thus you have both commercial ...
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Plant-based lamb?

Use a seitan recipe: SEITAN This versatile vegan meat replacement can be seared, grilled or fried! 1¾ cups Vital Wheat Gluten (seitan) ⅓ cup Nutritional Yeast 2 tsp Garlic Granules 1 tsp Onion ...
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How can I imitate the flavor of lamb?

I wonder whether I could make a general point please: more than a comment, but I'm not expecting this to be appreciated as an answer. All animals contain fatty acids: they're a basic building block of ...
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How can I imitate the flavor of lamb?

I assume you already are familiar with the basics of plant-based cuisine, but just in case, many meaty dishes taste like meat because of the MSG in them. Thus, to imitate meatiness, you'll want to ...
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