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Chris H
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Is my microwave damaged if I can smell the food inside it?

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When a recipe asks to add spices to the oil, can you add the spices directly to the sauce for the same effect?

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How can I be more frugal with salt when cooking (dried) pasta?

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How do I wash the "pokey" side of a box grater?

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How can 100% peanut butter have more protein than 100% peanuts

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Do household ovens ventilate heat to the outdoors?

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What are things like Bread, Rice and Cereal collectively known as?

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Why are savory crepes from some restaurants brown?

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What can be done with accidentaly oversalted beef?

37 votes

Can something have more sugar per 100g than the percentage of sugar that's in it?

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What to use to cut things on non stick surfaces?

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How can I separate the lid from a can that has a pull-tab/ring without flinging food everywhere?

33 votes

Is there a way to dilute oil?

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Why doesn't a microwave heat the air around food, in addition to the food itself?

30 votes

What did European/American historical cooks do with the egg whites?

30 votes

How should I fry onions without burning them?

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Can one eat a balanced diet if one only cooks once a week?

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How can I tell the difference between unmarked sugar and stevia?

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Is weak coffee more likely to be bitter?

25 votes

Which meringue is safe to eat without baking?

24 votes

Why do I find rocks inside bags of lump charcoal?

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Does it matter if you don't preheat the oven for frozen French fries?

23 votes

How to make thick Asian sauces?

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Is eggnog just a milkshake?

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Can you help me identify this garnish?

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Why are bay leaves used whole and then removed rather than crushed up like other spices?

22 votes

Can you put a bottle of whiskey in the oven

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Making bread fast and with few ingredients

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Substituting black beans for ground beef in a meat pie

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Getting even heat on a gas stove

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