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The protein in the milk has cooked, creating solid lumps. A solution, if it's cream of potato soup, is to put it all in the blender. You may have to process it in batches. That should take cre of the lumps. Next time, heat cream soups more gently. C ook at lower heat all you did was curdle the milk …
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If you are making your own pasta sauce, just reduce the amount of salt you are putting in. If you are buying store bought pasta sauce, it will taste salty because salt used used as a preservative. Either try a different brand, check the back label for the amount of sodium in the sauce, or try making…
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what are you cooking it depends on that but it shouldn't matter you just have to try it. If it is smaller then what it ask for you will cook it for less time but if it is bigger, cook it longer.Yes. The size of the cooking vessel will determine the cooking time. A shallow dish will require less time…
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It depends on why you want to melt the cheese. There are very many types of cheese, and methods of melting vary with each cheese and the use to which you want to put the melted cheese. Perhaps you're making a cheese fondue? Gruyere is a classic Swiss cheese used for fondue; simply shred or cube it…
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When baking, folding is a method used to incorporate more air into the mixtures. In order to fold, you need a spatula or a spoon. Carefully pour mixture A into mixture B a little at a time. Take the spatula, scrape the bottom of the bowl, and take mixture B and "fold" it over the other mixture. Do n…
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Capsaicin, the heat of peppers, is oil soluble. It cannot be broken down easily by water. This is important to remember. Keep in mind that anything that is oil soluble, can be broken down or diffused by alcohol.So, if you have added too much heat to any recipe, you can break it down by adding fat. T…
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Eat dairy products with it like: Sour cream, yogurt, cheese, milk or a glass or milk. DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES keep drinking a drink after every mouthful as it makes the chili seem even spicier!If it is too acidic, use a pinch or more of Arm & Hammer Baking soda to neutralize the acid. Car…
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Yes always, except for in the case of chicken. the thighs need more time than the breasts, because the breasts are lower in fat and will dry out faster. Another answer: This varies greatly with both the type of cooking appliance and with individual ones. I assume you mean using a conventional gas o…
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Answer: Season, Dredge, Sear, Shallow-Poach. 1. Sprinkle the breasts fairly liberally with salt and pepper. 2. Dredge the breasts in flour. Shake off the excess. 3. Preheat a stainless* frying pan on medium-high heat until it's hot enough to evaporate drops of water on contact. Then, pour on a sm…
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Answer all my cook book talk about how much it the ham weighs then you cook by time degree so if you are cooking it it can depend on what you have what recipe you use i have a recipe here apricot glazed ham 5 to 7 lbs 325degree oven 1 3/4 hour to 2 1/4 hours or till the thermometer reads 140 de…
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Frozen meats cook faster. Rinse your chicken off, then put it in the roaster at 400 degrees for 20 mins., then lower the temp. to 350. It is usually 15 mins. per pound.
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Answer Take 2 large potatoes, peel and put them in whole into whatever you are making. The potatoes will absorb the salt. Answer It may be possible to "thin" the salt out by adding water or stock and then "re-thickening" with corn starch and water to restore consistency. A bit more seasoning …
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I cook the brisket in water with the spice packet that comes with it (I put the spices in a tea ball or cheesecloth and discard them after the meat is done because they are pretty gross to bite into). After about an hour I add an onion, celery and carrots. After about two more hours I throw away the…
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When baking somethings with peanut butter that calls for eggs, crack the eggs in the measuring cup first then pour them in a small bowl and the film it leaves in the measuring cup will prevent the peanut butter from sticking. I have been using this method for years and years it works perfect every t…
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I cooked for many years at our local Elks lodge and I would first par-boil them for about a half and hour and then put them in a large pan and cover them with my favorite bbq sauce and place foil over top. I then cooked them for at least an hour to make them so they just fall off the bone. Add thi…
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Answer Is a picture worth a thousand words? If so, you got 'em. At the bottom are a couple of links with pictures. Bon appétit! Answer cut it in half..
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You can, but they won't taste as good.You can cook the potatoes a day ahead and then heat them in the microwave and add hot milk or cream when you're ready to serve them. If you do this, I wouldn't mash them until they've been reheated.Yes you can when you use cream cheese & sour cream instead o…
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Answer Popcorn was an important food for the Aztec Indians, who also used popcorn as decoration for ceremonial headdresses, necklaces, and ornaments on statues of their gods. The Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies, an organisation of 13 oil companies operating in Norwegian …
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Around 350 - 375 depending on the size of the ham.
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Answer Put the chicken in the pot of water, turn on the stove and cook it. If it's not pink or bleeding, it's done. Answer Pull the skin off the chicken breasts, put in pot with water (don't add salt right away as it will toughen the meat) but herbs can be added if you like and cook for appro…
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I cook mine at about 350 in a covered dish for about 1 1/2 to 2 hours depending on size of chicken.180CGas Mark 4
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Rub whole chicken with olive oil, salt, pepper, chopped garlic and rosemary. Bake until thermometer inserted into meat reaches 165 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Approximately 6 grams. Remember "salt" or "table salt" is composed of sodium and chloride ions. If you are asking how much sodium is in a teaspoon of table salt, the estimation is 2400 milligrams. This is the substance to "count" or watch if you are limiting your salt intake for health purposes. …
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If it's rice that you have burnt, stick a fork in the middle of the pot. This will draw the burnt taste out of the rice (some of it anyway) If you slightly burn a sauce add a little English mustard but don't allow it to boil again or its effect will not work
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drink some milk with it  Acid counterI would suggest adding something acid to counter the alkalinity of the peppers, such as lemon or lime juice, or tomatoes.When I have made some dish to spicy, i cool it down by adding some natual yogurtIf it's a cooked dish, you can simmer it for a few minut…
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Vinegar and/or Smoking will reduce the gaminess of wild meat as will Aging it It's not so much of a bad taste as it is that our taste buds have become conditioned to steroids & other chemicals that are present in commercial meat and a there is isually a lack of proper aging of the game meat. …
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It is only just a tiny bit, but enough to give a reaction on your tongue/mouth to produce a bit of saliva after you have been drinking a can, which contributes to the "thirst quenching" feeling.
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Answer 1:You cook white pudding by going to the store and buying a package. When you are done, and ready to move on after the pudding is made, you stick it in the fridge and wait. When you are done with that, you stick it in the oven .Or, as is recommended, a frying pan.
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Some Kielbasa is a smoked meat. It's already cooked and can be eaten as is. All you need to do is warm it up or wait till it gets blackened if you like it well done . Kielbasa is also sold fresh - this requires thorough cooking. Fresh Kielbasa is a thick sausage often boiled. Bring to a rolling boi…
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Yes and this will also add to the flavour of the meat
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My batch I thought was brown enough and thin enough...turned out I was wrong although it did harden it was just too sticky. I took each broken peice put it on parchement and cooked on high in microwave for 40 seconds. Turned colour and came out perfect. I also dusted it with the tiniest bit of baki…
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With milk and cheese and cream and lots of potatoes and boil the potatoes, then mash it all up real good so there's no lumps. Another Answer Wash potatoes thoroughly, cut off any bad spots. cut in cubes or how you would normally cut to boil. rinse. put in water to boil with salt, and 1 tsp garli…
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Yes, you can cook with water; in fact, many cookking techniques require using water.
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The easiest method is generally to dilute the dish with additional amounts of existing ingredients. At the question linked below, this question is asked about chili and there are a lot of good suggestions. Take a look. Dilute the dish, I think that will be the most common thing which others also do…
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Easy question for me to answer just put lemon or vinegar with oil on the food type if you are trying to do that with a potato you must put oil and lemon juice and it can be a squeezed lemon. It doesn't have to be the ones from the store because those are too unhealthy.
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put it in boiling water for 3 minutes and then eat it then i comes out your butt
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Bad Stuff Enzymes are denatured (their shape is changed so it doesn't work) when boiled Answer: enzymes whose optimum pH and temperature is well below the boiling point ( of water?) will be denatured and there are a few enzymes which works best at the higher temperature and hence does not get d…
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What is the best way to clean tripe, that has not been cleaned by the butcher? My husband purchased veal tripe from a slaughter house yesterday and it is not cleaned. giovanna514@msn.com
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Answer Cooking tools are everything, so be sure your knife is good and sharp. Run the knife the length of the leg (the best you can) and then cut downward into serving pieces. ALWAYS cut at a right angle to the bone, slicing towards it (the idea being that one is slicing across the grain of the …
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Place the eggs/egg in a pot fill the pot to cover eggs with cold water add a tablespoon of vinegar bring to a boil for 10 minutes, gradually pour cold water into the pot until water is cold, now you have a perfect boiled egg to peel the egg tap the pointed end on the table and roll the egg along tab…
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Ground beef should ALWAYS be fully cooked! It's not like eating a steak rare. More people have gotten sick from eating partially cooked hamburger (and there have been more recalls from companies on produced ground beef that is bad) so, take a risk ... eat it rare or hit the ER. It would take about 2…
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The announcement should contain pictures of the food. It should also contain information about the nutritional content of the food.
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Put in a pan and eat it
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Science is AMAZING!Well, when you put it in the freezer, hot water becomes cold water before it becomes ice. So, cold water makes ice cubes FASTER, but there is otherwise no difference in the quality of said cubes.  Forgot to make those ice cubes?Hot water when it hits the freezer makes ice fa…
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Its going to take a while to get me hard. I just got laid by a chick!!
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Lemon zest is gotten from grating skin of a lemon, just the skin, not the pinth on a micro grater or with a lemon zester. You get the esential oil and VERY lemon flavor.
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Ingredients:110g/4oz plain flour, siftedpinch of salt2 eggs275ml/10fl oz milk50g/2oz butterTo serve:caster sugarlemon juicelemon wedgesMethod:Sift the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl with a sieve held high above the bowl. Make a well in the centre of the flour and break the eggs into it. Whi…
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The only way to be sure chicken is fully cooked is to take it's core temperature with a meat thermometer. The cooking time of anything can change because of a plethora of variables. Get a really good thermometer and a list of rare, medium, well done, temps for all the meats you cook and make sure yo…
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It depends what type of chicken you are cooking. If you are cooking a whole chicken such as a roast chicken, it's best to put it onto a baking tray season with salt and pepper then leave in oven for at least 1 and a half hours, before serving obviously. Check to see if the chicken is cooked through.…
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1 lb per person for moderate leftovers, 1 1/4 or more for more leftovers, or if you have big eaters? Answer That really depends on how many leftovers you want, and how many meals you would like to make out of it.
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Well first you must wash your chicken then put it in a pan deep enough and wide enough for it. Now add spices!! Add salt pepper parsely and if you want olive oil! You can add as much as you would like. Put it in the oven at 350' and cook until it's golden brown or buy a thermometer to put in the chi…
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You can bake it at 350 or steam it or even grill it ( my favorite.) To grill or bake coat asparagus in olive oil and sprinkle with an herb seasoning. Wrap it in foil or place it in a grilling basket. It take 10-15 minutes on the grill and about 10 minute in an oven. Aside: As a prep to cooking it i…
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It increases its boiling point by increasing the density of the product of water. Water alone boils at 100 C and with salt it boils at about 104 C.
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To bake a cake, first you have to have all the ingredients in your kitchen. You also have to have a bowl and a pan and an oven to bake it in. There are lots of additional ingredients are, but basically you need flour, eggs, sugar, oil, water, vanilla, baking powder, and maybe some milk. Depending on…
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45 min to an hour. At the last 15 min take the cover off so you get a crispy top.It depends on the size of the chicken. If it is small, half an hour might be enough for boiling and so is for frying.
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Substituting eggs is tricky because eggs play different functions in foods: emulsifying, enriching, adding structure when baking. Consider the recipe and whether the yolk or the whites are more important. If baking a cake, it's probably the white (for structure), and you may need to add additional b…
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ChalazaeChalazae (singular: chalaza) are strands of egg white that anchor the yolk in place in the center of the thick white. They are neither imperfections nor beginning embryos.The more prominent the chalazae, the fresher the egg. Chalazae do not interfere with the cooking or beating of the white …
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Ingredients 2 1/4 cups flour 1 Tsp. salt 1 Tsp. baking soda 1 Cup shortening 3/4 Cup packed brown sugar 3/4 Cup white sugar 1 Tsp. pure vanilla 2 eggs 1 1/2 Cups chocolate chips 1 Cup chopped walnuts (optional) Steps Preheat your oven to 350ºF. In a medium bowl, combine 2 1/4 cups flour, 1 teasp…
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Amish Apple Pie ----------------------------------STREUSEL---------------------------------- 1/3 c Sugar 1/4 c Brown sugar 10 tb Flour 1 ts Cinnamon 1 ts Nutmeg 1 ds Salt ------------------------------------PIE------------------------------------ 1/2 c Butter, cold 1/2 c Walnuts, coarsely …
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When you slowly cook balsamic vinegar on the stovetop, it will "reduce"--some of the liquid will cook off, leaving a syrup behind.
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First bake a couple of sheet cakes. then put them in the freezer overnite to reduce crumbs. then make a pattern for the front and back of the house. Then make one for the sides.then crumb coat the cake and put it in the freezer for 30 mins. then make accents like doors and windows hope i helped :)
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Ingredients 4 cups ripe tomatoes, deseeded, diced â�¢ 1/2 cup white onion, diced â�¢ 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped â�¢ 1 large clove garlic, crushed, finely minced â�¢ 1/2-1 jalapeno pepper, finely diced â�¢ 1 TBSP lime juice, fresh squeezed â�¢ 1 1/2 tsp salt (Need salsa…
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A mold and cast fossil is and exact stone replica of an organism but it is formed like this. The first layer of sediment hardens and forms a mold. then a new layer of sediment fills in the mold and hardens. That is the cast.
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first you put as many eggs as you want to boil into the bot but only one layer of eggs (don't stack them) then fill the pot with water and fill so there is about an inch of water above the eggs. start boiling and after about 12 minutes remove it from the stove. drain the water and refill with warm w…
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recipea for oats for horsesOne recipea my filly likes is this one. It is garruteaed that your horse will like it.6 cups of oats 1 liter of hot water 1 tbsp of salt 1/4 cup of mollases Finley shredded carrot(optional) In a shallow bucket, add the hot water to the oats*.Make sure it is enough to …
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It really depends on the type of food containing the sugar. If the dish is compatible, you could tone down sweetness with a little lemon or lime juice or vinegar. Salt may help just a bit.
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Fool Proof Rice 1 Cup of Rice 2 Cups of Water or Stock Put in a pot with a lid. Bring to a boil. Turn off the heat and leave it sitting there. Put on the lid immediately. DO NOT TOUCH it for 15 minutes (no peeking AT ALL). After 15 minutes take off the lid and fluff with a fork. Note: If yo…
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Cook boneless porkchopFor boneless chops less than 1/2 inch thich, 20-30 min. in 400 degree oven. OR heat a little oil in skillet over med/high heat. Salt and pepper chops and brown each side in oil. Turn heat down, add 1/2 cup chicken broth, cover and simmer 40 min. Tender and delicious ... and the…
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fill a frying pan with 3-4 inches of water put over a high heat place in 1 tsp of sugar and 1 tsp of white vinegar when the water is heated and steaming use a knife or spoon to create a whirlpool in the center of the pan of water. crack your egg into the water in the center of the spinning whirl…
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You take fruit and make sure you get all of the juices out, you add pectin and sugar. Then get a pressure cooker and put it into jars until it says it is done. Then get it out with tongs (IT WILL BE HOT) and wait for it to set and go cold before putting it away. ....................................…
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Answer Wrap it in a damp towel and pop it in a warm oven for a few minutes. Also A few seconds in the microwave can "revive" bread that isn't too dried out. Wrap it in a slightly! damp cloth and let 'er rip. Be warned that it takes but a short time to "overdo" the bread and make the crust tou…
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Usually the temperature is given on the turkey package. But if not preheat the oven to 325-350 degrees for 15-20 mins
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Depends on your heat settings. If you are on low heat, it would take a bit longer but the chances of meat getting dried up is reduced. One of the techniques that would make the cooking lot easier is to butterfly the chicken. You can use a mallet to level it. The increased area could translate to fas…
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there isn't really a clear answer...this is a tough one. because some foods, like tapioca are weird because the root is poisonous. you have to cook it slowly a certain way before it becomes edible. how does someone figure something like that out? how does someone figure out how to make cheese, bread…
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You put eggs in a sauce pan, cover with water, turn on high. When boiling starts, continue to cook for 10 minutes. Never use fresh eggs, use eggs that you've had about a week. If you have ever had hard boiled eggs that the shells refuse to come off, it's because they were boiled too fresh. Using eg…
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Frozen carbonated beverages, typified by the Slurpee or ICEE are made by freezing a carbonated drink. These machines are complicated and expensive, and notably require a carbon dioxide supply. They make a very fine and 'dry' slush.Frozen uncarbonated beverages are made by freezing a non-carbonated j…
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Answer for using stevia in coffee I bought some leaves that had been ground up already, you could dry yours then grind in a coffee grinder. Then add a small amount of the ground stuff to your hot coffee. Or you can put some into some water and cook it till hot, or nuke it for a min or two. Extra…
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Answer Throw it away and use fresh products. Even in a sauce, the flavor will not be up to par. Answer Although freezer burn can take the taste out of food it is not dangerous to eat. Use herbs, garlic powder or onion powder, meat marinades to bring up as much as the flavor as you can. This s…
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Eggs may be boiled in the shell to a desired state of firmness or out of the shell (poached). Poached eggs: Open egg into small shallow bowl to avoid breaking yolk and allow inspection for blood spots. Gently transfer into a pot of swirling, gently boiling water. (It helps if the water is swirling i…
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Add a raw potato to the food and cook some more. You can also add a sugar to counteract the salt, the raw potato works best in soups, but don't forget to take it out before serving. Salt from food can be removed by adding more base ingredients, fresh lemon juice, sugar or honey, tomato or plain yo…
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This depends upon what you are cooking. If you are cooking a Boston butt roast, it may take 30 minutes. If you are cooking baby back ribs, it may take 10-15 minutes. The purpose of the parboil is to get the meat cooked through the center, thoroughly. That is very important with pork. Once the meat i…
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Tomato Powder Dry them thoroughly in open sun. When they are completely free from wetness and odor, powder them in a blender. You could also use a dehydrator to dry the tomatoes.
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You can use cooked potato to soak up the extra salt, especially in broth/soup/sauce type of bases, whether cream/broth/tomato/water based...
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Answer Till they are done on the INSIDE, close to 1/2 hour or more, depending on thickness. The thicker the meat, the longer it takes to cook. Cut into one, and if it's gray , it's probably done. Another View: Ribs tend to take a while to cook. To shorten grilling time, boil ribs on your range …
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Fus ro dah!
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it needs time according to the size, fat content, aleast it will take about 16 minutes.
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Answer I would say the same as beef tongue. If u want a cooked moose tongue you can.
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you can steam it.....but its better to straight up slow roast that bad boy......or, if you are the man, you can sous vide it and cook to 65 degrees celsius...but I doubt you roll like thator you can cook it in a chicken broth with a few sprigs of rosemary and thyme.....don't bring to the boil at all…
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Answer Really its just like when you cook a baked potato in the oven. You clean the potato and then you can put alumium foil around the potato and then you put it on the grill and then you let it cook for a while and then you turn it. And to know when it is finished you poke a fork in the baked p…
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It's very easy actually. here is a web site in related links to help you out.Remember to check the ham and see if it's fully cooked or not. If it's a fresh ham, you'll have to bake it longer than if it's a fully cooked ham.
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A sip of milk helps so doe's a taste of salt, also, the removal of your tongue. And neck. And generally the rest of your anatomy.
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Honey-baked hams require no additional heating; I recommend that you remove your ham from refrigeration 30 minutes prior to your meal and serve at room temperature.
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several ways to cook eggplant,( my dog's way) cut 100000000000000000000000 inch thick slices ,couple eggs beaten in bowl,flower on plate with black pepper,garlic powder and a little salt . heat frying pan with a little cooking oil( medium high). dip eggplant slices in egg than cover with flower mixt…
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