Cooking Answers

Peas, prawns & strawberries

Please answer this question: What meal would you create if the only ingredients you had were prawns, strawberries and parmesan cheese?

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Cooking with sugar substitute

I would like to use powdered sugar substitute in my recipes, but I find it is usually sweeter. Is there a ratio of how much substitute to real one should use...

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Making candy without corn syrup

I have a daughter who is not able to eat corn syrup. She has been craving some type of lollipop. How would I make lollipops or any hard candy without corn sy...

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Are coddled eggs safe?

Is there still a risk in eating coddled eggs? Will coddled eggs work in royal icing safely?

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Safety: calves’ brains & BSE

I have served calves’ brains several times and I do enjoy them, but have had a nagging feeling of worry about BSE. Is this a valid worry or not in this country?

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What is Sauce Diable?

I have a recipe for French onion soup that calls for 1 T of sauce diable; what is that?

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Using capers

I just bought my first jar of capers. Do you rinse them before using? Any good starter recipes for me to try them out in?

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What is tamarind?

While checking out a recipe I came across a seasoning I was not familiar with, tamarind. What is it and what seasoning does it provide? What can I say, I'm a...

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Grilling fruit

I saw a show on television for grilling fruits, like peaches, mangos, and pineapple. I can't seem to find the recipe (the show was Grilling Maestros). They c...

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