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Israeli soda type drink

What you're describing sounds like jallab. From Will Travel For Food: Jallab is a very popular drink in the Middle East. It’s made by diluting the syrup made of grape molasses, dates and rose water ...
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What can I substitute for soda pop in a sweet pork recipe?

Apple juice is good with pork. The frozen cans of concentrate are cheap and perfect for this use. Apple juice lacks the dark notes of cola. To get those I propose you add hoisin sauce. It is very ...
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Israeli soda type drink

That's most likely Jallab though not a quintessential Israeli drink it is part of the middle eastern cuisine. Jallab (Arabic: جلاب / ALA-LC: jallāb) is a type of fruit syrup popular in the Middle ...
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Letting batter with baking soda wait before adding into the oven

I doubt the raw batter will survive 35-70 minutes out of the oven. Many times when I made homemade cake, things like forgetting to preheat the oven taking too long to scrape all the batter into the ...
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What can I substitute for soda pop in a sweet pork recipe?

The main function that soda adds in these recipes is as a flavored syrup that also has an acid. So make your own. Add your preferred sweetener to water with some form of acidulation (I prefer apple ...
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What can I substitute for soda pop in a sweet pork recipe?

I learned a recipe for a chicken dish from my mother. Her recipe also called for cola to create a sticky and caramelised sauce. She taught me, however, that the cola could be replaced with fruit ...
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Letting batter with baking soda wait before adding into the oven

The last layer will likely be pretty flat, especially if you're using a recipe with whisked eggs for some structure. Any air bubbles and structure you whisk into the eggs will be gone by the time it's ...
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Why does my soda fizz so much when making an ice cream float?

When carbonated root beer comes into contact with the ice cream, carbon dioxide bubbles are released. Likewise, the soda helps to free air bubbles trapped in the ice cream. The fat in the ice cream ...
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Sodastream loses carbonation when adding syrup

The solubility of carbon dioxide in water is a function of several factors. The most important are time, temperature, pressure, and composition. In order to maximize your carbonation, ensure ...
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What can I substitute for soda pop in a sweet pork recipe?

The flavors in Coke are cinnamon, vanilla, and citrus. I personally taste cinnamon the most. Dr. Pepper has a lot of other spice and berry flavors, and is similar to root beer. You could try to ...
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What can I substitute for soda pop in a sweet pork recipe?

What about something like Hansen's? It's available at the local store here in Nowheresville, MN population ~7k so it shouldn't be too hard to find.
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Why does my ice cream get crispy in my float?

I think I know what you mean, but is the ice cream "crispy" only on the surface? Unless your ice cream becomes crispy in its interior as well, (which I could not explain), I think it's simply as you ...
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Why does my ice cream get crispy in my float?

Turns out that my soda is freezing. I ran a rudimentary experiment with white ice cream and dark soda. Here's a picture showing the soda freezing inside of the ice cream. The soda on the outside is ...
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How can I replicate the flavor of Mountain Dew?

I definitely taste Grapefruit, but I suspect there is a bit of Mango as well as the Lime and Lemon. I think the Mango might be what adds a bit of the candy like flavor to it (asides from the sugar).
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Are N2O and CO2 chargers interchangeable for culinary purposes?

Nitrogen and probably N2O don't dissolve well in water so that wont work. CO2 dissolves well + forms a weak acid that converts back to CO2 as the CO2 is released from the water. That is why almost all ...
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Which type of charger for soda syphon batter

Many batters made in a soda syphon/whipper that I have seen, and used myself, use CO2. This is common when the goal is aeration. Though, I have also seen N2O used. A description of what you are ...
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Scaled down batch of soda syphon batter

Generally with a 1L siphon it’s advised to use 2 or 3 charges. If you scale down your ingredients, you’ll create a much larger gap in the canister, this would mean you’d have to use even more charges ...
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What can I substitute for soda pop in a sweet pork recipe?

Depending on how much time you have, how often you would like to use this (or similar) recipes, how much you like the idea(s), and how involved you want to get... you could try making a cola syrup ...
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How long does unopened, room temperature pop last?

I have seen my Grandfather drink old bottles of Pepsi & Coke that were over 25 years old. He buys & sell second hand items (mostly antiques). He's told me numerous times that the old pop ...
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What are the main flavours/aroma compounds of the Scottish soft drink "Irn-Bru" (Iron Brew)?

AG Barr answered that a while back in releasing the fact the Ammonium Ferric Citrate was a key ingredient in flavouring the drink. That, however, is not the full story. If my memory serves me ...
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Letting batter with baking soda wait before adding into the oven

And I also don't want to make the batter for each layer separately Whether you want to or not, this is the only way you're going to do it. And there is no reason not to. Making a cake batter only ...
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Can lemon sodas go bad?

Acidity regulator E330 is citric acid. I found no indication that it's chemically instable at temperatures < 100°C and a study found it stable over a period of 5 months. Additive E211 is sodium ...
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Baking Powder, Baking Soda, and Yeast

The buttermilk is acidic enough that it interferes with the environment that commercial yeast needs to reproduce well I don't think this is the case. Yeast prefers a mildly to moderately acidic ...
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Sodastream loses carbonation when adding syrup

I am a soda stream expert because I have made thousands of sodas in it. You need to have the water cold first off. I add a few ice cubes to my water before putting it into the soda stream for ...
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Sodastream loses carbonation when adding syrup

Tried an experiment today to make sure I liked their flavours before taking a plunge for the machine. Sealed 2 litre bottle of Walmart Club Soda left in fridge overnight. Poured 500ml into a glass. ...
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How should soda made with "ginger bug" smell/taste?

if it tasted extra 'yeasty' you're probably just fermenting too far. try starting with less of the bug per liter of liquid, and stop the fermentation sooner.
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What is club soda and how do I make it?

I carbonate both 33 oz and 20 oz bottles of water (the sizes of the bottles I bought club soda in at the Giant). I add a 1/16th of a teaspoon of potassium citrate powder and 1/32nd of a teaspoon of ...
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