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How do I concentrate the flavor in orange juice?
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How about using orange zest instead of the juice? That way you'll get a lot of the aroma and flavor we think of as "orange" without really changing the sweetness or acidity.

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Why does food cooked in the microwave heat inside-out?
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15 votes

Your microwave isn't exactly cooking your food from the inside out. Instead, what is happening is that some parts of your food that happen to be on the interior are being heated faster than those ...

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How do I avoid carrot slices rolling away?
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One thing I've done in the past is use the tendency to roll to my advantage, rather than fighting it. I position a shallow dish to collect the carrots at the "bottom" of the cutting board (the edge ...

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Does chlorine evaporate from water when cooking?
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If your are dealing with chloramine, a trick I've used in homebrewing is to add powdered ascorbic acid (vitamin c) while heating the water up to around 170 for 15 minutes or so. This will pull the ...

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Adding flavorings & fillings to bread dough
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As you have already intuited in your question, what you do to adjust is going to vary based on the ingredient, and how much of that ingredient you add to the bread. I can try to address some of the ...

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At what step is the difference made between a quesadilla and burrito?
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If you're really interested in the folded-over sort (I prefer this style and quantity), just smash it down with a spatula along the folded edge. If is still unfolding itself, perhaps you are ...

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Can I substitute potato starch (katakuriko) for cornstarch in a cookie recipe?
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We keep both in the house, and i always seen to find myself in the middle of prep and not being able to find the one I'm looking for. As a consequence, I have subbed katakuriko for corn starch and ...

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Pink salt for cooking steak
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Do not use pink salt unless you are following specific guidelines for food preservation. You could easily end up poisoning yourself or others if your are not careful. Edit: I should add that I am ...

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Are there any naturally sweet legumes?
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adzuki beans are quite sweet and used to make various desserts in Asia. I will note, however, that typically some form of sugar is also added in whatever dish is being prepared with them.

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How can I thicken my smoothie without frozen ingredients?
1 votes

What happens if you simply adjust the solid: liquid ratio? I.E use a bit less milk? I would also perhaps suggest using more banana.

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How to cook flatbread without oil?
1 votes

When you tried baking them, did you use a baking stone? How did you bake them, exactly (i.e. time and temperature used, did you preheat, etc.)? I suspect using a baking stone with sufficient ...

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