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Sam Holder
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98 votes
21 answers
23k views

How do you peel garlic easily?

38 votes
9 answers
35k views

How can I make bacon powder?

28 votes
3 answers
5k views

How to remove bits of egg shell from a cracked egg?

28 votes
5 answers
29k views

Ways to learn to season food correctly?

27 votes
6 answers
5k views

How to caramelise onions?

19 votes
9 answers
59k views

Are the leftovers from making stock good for anything?

14 votes
5 answers
48k views

Should I let stock cool with the bones/veg still in it?

14 votes
4 answers
4k views

Should I sear meat which is cooked sous vide before it goes in the bag, or after?

13 votes
4 answers
68k views

Can I make tea with carbonated water?

12 votes
3 answers
24k views

Should I roast meat/bones before making stock out of it?

12 votes
4 answers
5k views

How can I store root ginger for maximum shelf life?

11 votes
8 answers
7k views

Cakes that can be cooked whilst camping?

11 votes
5 answers
2k views

Which foods are high in umami? [closed]

10 votes
4 answers
35k views

Can I weigh without a set of scales?

10 votes
2 answers
3k views

How can I boil an ostrich egg to ensure it is soft boiled?

9 votes
6 answers
633 views

How can I make a panna cotta based on Jelly bellys?

9 votes
2 answers
18k views

Make chocolate with a high melting point?

9 votes
4 answers
34k views

How can I rescue a soft boiled egg that is too soft?

9 votes
5 answers
15k views

What are alternative gelling agents to gelatine? And what are their properties?

9 votes
6 answers
1k views

Which thickener should I use for fake spaghetti out of fruit juice?

8 votes
6 answers
29k views

What's the best way to defrost ice-cream/sorbet quickly?

8 votes
4 answers
1k views

Can I freeze caramelised onions?

8 votes
3 answers
7k views

Can I convert jam into chutney?

8 votes
1 answer
1k views

Can the amount of salt in the recipe be right?

7 votes
6 answers
7k views

What can I do with apple peel?

7 votes
1 answer
4k views

Can I repair a cake tin which has started to leak?

7 votes
4 answers
1k views

Why was the cooking liquor for my mussels too dilute?

7 votes
3 answers
9k views

Milk alternative in pancake batter

6 votes
3 answers
630 views

Does fresh garlic have any specialized uses?

6 votes
3 answers
1k views

Is there an easy way to french trim a rack of lamb?