Can you dilute half and half with water to make milk?
Half-and-half cannot be watered down to make milk. While cream, whole milk and skimmed milk contain decreasing amounts of fat, adding water doesn't change one product to another, since the amount of protein and carbohydrates present get diluted as well..
Frequently asked Questions 🎓
Some recipes call for scallops to be soaked in milk before cooking. When you buy fresh scallops, what you are getting is actually the large abductor muscle, which the scallop uses to open and close its shell. Soaking scallops in milk is a way to tenderize them and remove any fishy odor.
Soak fish in milk half an hour before cooking to remove iodine taste and fishy smell. To remove the flavor or taste out of the shrimp or fish you bought, soak it in milk for about a half hour before cooking.
Milk-Poached Scallops on Toast Place the seafood in the bottom of a small saucepan. Pour in just enough cold milk to cover the scallops. Put the saucepan on a moderate to high heat. As soon as the milk reaches a simmer, the scallops are cooked and ready to serve.
What's left behind is sweet-smelling, brighter flesh with clean flavor. (Just make sure you pour that milk down the drain.
2 hoursCover scallops with milk and let sit in refrigerator for 2 hours. When ready to prepare, drain the milk and place scallops on paper towels to dry completely.
... Just make sure to pat the fish dry before you season and start cooking.
A few more cooking questions 📍
How do you make a cheap steak tender?
Instructions. To properly tenderize a steak, lay the steak out on a plate and cover each side with approximately 1 teaspoon of kosher/sea salt before cooking. Use your fingers to gently work the salt granules into the surface, breaking down the fibers of the meat. (For even more flavor, add crushed garlic to the salt.).
What to do if you think you ate something bad?
Call 911 if:
Control Nausea and Vomiting. Avoid solid foods until vomiting ends. Then eat light, bland foods, such as saltine crackers, bananas, rice, or bread. ... Prevent Dehydration. Drink clear fluids, starting with small sips and gradually drinking more. ... When to Call a Doctor.
How can you tell if fish and seafood are fresh quality?
Fresh fish should be free of loose or sloughing slime. The flesh should be firm yet elastic, springing back when pressed gently with the finger. With time, the flesh becomes soft and slips away from the bone. The skin of a fresh, whole fish should be shiny with scales that adhere tightly..
How many degrees will a turkey rise while resting?
Cook your turkey until your thermometer reads 155 -160 degrees. (Yes, we know that new safe cooking guidelines say to cook your bird to 165 degrees (they used to say 180!), but remember that your turkey will continue to cook after removed from the oven and it's temperature will increase by 10 degrees while resting..
Do you have to remove skin from catfish?
Many ethnic recipes use small catfish and simply cut it into 1 to 1-1/2 inch skin-on segments. ... Catfish fillets can be pan fried "skin-on" but the skin does shrink a bit and you may wish to score it lengthwise to prevent curling. Remember, when pan frying catfish fillets, catfish doesn't flake easily..
Should you refrigerate fresh asparagus?
Yes. Asparagus should be refrigerated. This will help it stay fresh longer. In a pinch, keep it wrapped in a breathable plastic bag (like this one) or loosely wrapped in the plastic produce bag from the grocery store and put it in the high-humidity crisper drawer in your refrigerator..
What does pepper soup do for you?
Benefits of Pepper Soup The calabash nutmeg, traditionally called Ehiri or Ehuru seems small but mighty in its medicinal strength, it is efficient in the treatment of diarrhea, relieves toothache, headache, chest pain, and body aches. It can be good for stomach issues, rashes, dermatitis and skin disease.