What can I use if I don't have vegetable stock?

Chef's answer
If you don't keep stock on hand but you don't want to lose out on flavor, McKinnon suggests dissolving bouillon cubes in water. Bouillon powder (which, like cubes, is made of dehydrated veggies and seasoning) is another easy way to add flavor to your vegetarian cooking.Nov 10, 2020
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Examples of high-fiber food particles that often remain largely undigested include:
  • beans.
  • corn.
  • grains, such as quinoa.
  • peas.
  • seeds, like sunflower seeds, flax seeds, or sesame seeds.
  • skins of vegetables, such as bell peppers or tomatoes.
Washing raw chicken before cooking it can increase your risk of food poisoning from campylobacter bacteria. ... Only a few campylobacter cells are needed to cause food poisoning. Campylobacter is the most common cause of food poisoning in the UK. Most cases of campylobacter infection come from poultry.
In the case of bacon, since it is a cured and refrigerated product, it's very unlikely for it to have harmful bacteria on it, so cross contamination is not likely, but washing your hands is still a good habit, and there's no real reason not to continue with good safety habits.
Try lettuce, zucchini and okra (and tomatoes, if you want to count them as a veggie) as non-gassy veggie alternatives. Many whole grains are likely to cause gas.2 Nov 2020
It's true that vegans, those who don't eat any animal-based foods, and vegetarians are typically at a lower risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, certain cancers, like breast cancer and prostate cancer, and obesity.
Here, a meat thermometer is a crucial tool, and we suggest that everyone have one on hand. If you don't have one, however, or if it's not within reach when you need it, the touch test also works: Touch the cut of meat with your finger and then feel the fleshy part of your hand underneath your thumb.5 Jun 2018
Giving rice a bit of time under clean water also gets rid of the surface starch because that could make the rice clump together or give it a gummy texture (via The Kitchn). The Guardian also warns that not washing rice could give you rice that smells, and which also spoils faster.Feb 18, 2020
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