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Date: 05/31/05 02:38 AM

33 Responses to Kitchen Myths

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    buddy Male 30-39
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    May 31, 2005 at 3:02 am
    Link: Kitchen Myths - Things you thought were true about cooking but are not.


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    tamahau Male 30-39
    259 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 3:23 am
    Hmmm..who knew?
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    dwi_dwi Female 18-29
    269 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 4:16 am
    Kinda boring. o-O
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    halifax_girl Female 18-29
    2244 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 4:34 am
    I knew salting meat before cooking didn`t matter. Heh.
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    S_J_W Male 18-29
    1465 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 4:48 am
    Found some nice tips. Useful since cooking is one of my hobbies.
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    Spushy Female 30-39
    146 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 5:57 am
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    Mat Male 13-17
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    May 31, 2005 at 7:23 am
    I haven`t heard most of these...
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    Athorn Female 18-29
    263 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 8:06 am
    awesome...i can`t wait to catch my mom on some of these hehe.
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    paukau Male 40-49
    238 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 8:17 am
    so many urban legends....
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    AOD-ninja Female 13-17
    302 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 8:24 am
    haven`t heard ANY of these!
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    Homer Jay Male 18-29
    1135 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 8:35 am
    good info
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    diemorondie Female 18-29
    648 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 12:27 pm
    Baking soda doesn`t absorb odor? I guess I`m an idiot then. :(
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    KikiPeepers Female 30-39
    2247 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 1:24 pm
    Very interesting, I believed many of them!
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    double_ll Female 18-29
    92 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 2:20 pm
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    Wildcat07070 Female 13-17
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    May 31, 2005 at 4:22 pm
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    jayembee Female 18-29
    580 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 5:38 pm
    good tips
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    jayembee Female 18-29
    580 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 5:41 pm
    by the way, my friends family won`t even touch aluminum and will avoid anything to do with it. She`d seriously run away in fear if I had a piece of aluminum foil, it`s kinda funny.
    I`ll be sure to tell her there`s nothing to her fears (I doubt she`ll believe me though)
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    ace3015 Male 30-39
    914 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 6:23 pm
    there`s a few i didn`t know
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    jadedmom Female 30-39
    239 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 7:10 pm
    Oh, so some guy uses unscientific methods to disprove "myths" and now your common held beliefs are shattered.

    He is right on most of these, but some are incomplete as to give the reader the wrong impression.

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    Mr.knowItAll Male 18-29
    608 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 8:26 pm
    Decent link... They must of made MILLIONS selling cheap Baking Soda. Some CEO`s in the Arm & Hammer board room; `Hey boys...We need to sell a lot more of this stuff. I got it we`ll say it absorbs bad food odors and most everyone in this country owns a fridge!!!` What a farce...
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    burnteffigy Female 18-29
    370 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 8:50 pm
    You know what does work really well for getting smells out of your fridge? (And it`s cheap, too.) Coffee grounds. It doesn`t matter what kind, just get the cheapest kind you can find and spread it out on the shelf of your fridge and after a day or so the odor should be absorbed by the coffee grounds and you can take it out of the fridge. I`m sure you could probably just leave an open pacakge in their too to prevent smells.
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    video1221 Male 50-59
    2 posts
    May 31, 2005 at 9:22 pm
    About the screaming lobsters- When I caught and cooked crabs, they were sitting quite quietly on the counter before I put them in the pot. When I threw them in, not only did they freak out and try to escape, but their arms and claws were doing a shake like a person would do when burning to death. What do you have to add regarding the crabs ? Do they feel the pain ?
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    fk Male 70 & Over
    953 posts
    June 1, 2005 at 12:00 am
    I`m with jadedmom on this one, and I`ll see her one better. I just read far enough to read the baking soda one (and yes it damn well does absorb odors), and the "sushi" one trying to explain it off as vinegared rice (which is literally true in japanese, but is so semantic and unbearably stupid that I can`t even bother any further). What a sanctimonious and just plain idiotic piece of crap of a site.

    And yes, video1221, I also think that lobster/crab thing with not feeling pain is also a steaming pile, but hey.

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    miss-spawn Female 18-29
    249 posts
    June 1, 2005 at 3:36 am
    I was hoping to find some truths.
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    someone? Male 13-17
    1371 posts
    June 1, 2005 at 7:30 am
    no most of those are actually true i dont know where he/she came up with that crap
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    HeyLookAtHer Female 13-17
    782 posts
    June 1, 2005 at 7:55 am
    boredom is setting in.
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    Psychomissy Female 13-17
    138 posts
    June 1, 2005 at 11:14 am
    I didn`t know most of the myths. I don`t know anything about cooking, so it kinda explains why i don`t.
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    fishyboy Male 30-39
    183 posts
    June 1, 2005 at 12:23 pm
    Speaking as a Marine Biologist, I have to say that crabs and lobsters (indead most crustaceans) have very similar nociceptors (pain nerve cells) to ours. Whether they `feel` pain as we do is up for debate, but they can certainly experience it. And being boiled alive has gotta hurt, even if you are a crab.
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    Angelicsnnr Female 18-29
    137 posts
    June 2, 2005 at 12:54 am
    sushi is cooked, eating completly raw would make you sick, its just cooked/ steamed at a lower amount then usual like 140 degrees, you can look up stuff like that with cooks who do ` raw ` food which is mainly a lot of shredded veggies, but everything is cooked under 200 degrees.
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    Nathan_S Male 18-29
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    June 19, 2005 at 2:27 am
    The reason to use cold water and not hot when cooking isn`t that it will get dirty in the water heater. It is that hot water is more likely to pick up lead from the solder joints in your house if you have an older house that they used lead solder. And giving your kids brain damage. You water will have much less lead in it if you use cold water than hot. Another good idea is letting the water run for a bit to make sure no lead is in it. As the longer the water sits the more lead could have been put in the water.
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    notkaliesmas Female 70 & Over
    604 posts
    July 18, 2005 at 9:31 pm
    what does that have to do with computers?
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    Gothic1981 Female 18-29
    60 posts
    August 23, 2005 at 12:27 pm
    I guess we learn something new everyday. At least I did. =)
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    Woot45 Female 13-17
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    August 27, 2006 at 10:04 pm
    which IDIOT came up with the myth "pans have miniscule holes... and food gets caugth in them... der im an idiot der..." seriously. MINISCULE HOLES???!!?

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