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April 2009

Removing Mushroom Gills

Is it necessary to remove the gills in mushrooms while cooking? -- Sneha There are a few reasons why you might want to remove the gills from mushrooms, but none of them is absolutely necessary. If you are making a light colored sauce, such as a mushroom cream sauce, you might want to remove the gills from your mushrooms, particularly... Read more →




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Can I Use Olive Oil to Marinate Beef

I have a family favorite flank steak marinade that uses vegetable oil. Can I substitute olive oil (health reasons) and get the same taste and marinade? I am worried that when the meat is marinaded over night in the refrigerator that the olive oil will harden. Thank you for your assistance. --Sandy The reason for using fat of any sort... Read more →




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Adjusting Cheesecake Recipes for Different Pan Sizes

I have a recipe for a lemon marble cheesecake that I am making for Easter Dinner. I have several question for you. I would like to make this in a larger size pan but have been unable to find the volumes for any cheesecake pans. Do you have any idea of the volumes on say a 9 1/2 inch, 10... Read more →




Due to the volume of questions received, not all can be answered, nor can we guarantee we will answer questions immediately
© Lost Hobbit Enterprises 2004 onward