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Is it safe to eat potatoes that have sprouted?

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What knives are "required" for a serious home kitchen?

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Why did my banana catch fire in the microwave?

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Why wait for water to boil?

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Why is some metal safe to use in a microwave, but others not?

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How do you cook a steak like those found in fine steakhouses?

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Is it safe to eat a cooked steak that (briefly) touched the plate that was holding the raw meat?

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Is ground beef that was in the refrigerator for two weeks and has turned brown still usable?

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What temperatures should I keep my refrigerator and freezer set at?

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Why is it dangerous to eat meat which has been left out and then cooked?

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Can chicken not completely cooked then cooled be fully cooked later?

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What are the differences between an induction stove and a regular electric stove?

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What should I look for in a good, multi-purpose chef's knife?

28 votes

How does the power setting on a microwave work?

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How to clean mushrooms?

27 votes

Why not put knives in the dishwasher?

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How does one find recipes given an ingredient rather than the recipe name?

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Can you hone a knife properly by using another knife?

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How safe is steak tartare?

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Whipped cream without a mixer?

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How can I identify dutch process cocoa?

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How can I cut lots of cherry tomatoes in half quickly and evenly?

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For Pizza cooking at home. What is the best alternative to the pizza stone?

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How can I safely improve my cutting technique

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Buttermilk substitute?

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How to test that a knife is sharp enough?

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To which internal temperature should I cook beef for rare/medium/well done?

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What is the point of a baking rack?

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Is it safe to eat freshwater fish raw?

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Is food immediately taken out of the microwave safe to eat?

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