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Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 02-01-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,891
Posted By scott123
Bob, if you've got an extra moment, I highly...

Bob, if you've got an extra moment, I highly recommend juicing a lemon and sweetening it with splenda and combining that with iced tea. The small amount of lemon juice is still diabetic friendly and...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 02-01-2007, 05:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,391
Posted By scott123
LongWing, there is no connection whatsoever...

LongWing, there is no connection whatsoever between blood cholesterol and the cholesterol/saturated fat in food. Enjoy your butter. If you want to improve your lipid profile, cut the carbs.
Forum: Pasta, Rice, Beans, Grains... 01-25-2007, 02:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,010
Posted By scott123
The idea that saturated fats (or dietary...

The idea that saturated fats (or dietary cholesterol) are somehow linked to blood cholesterol/triglycerides is a myth. Saturated fats, because of their resistance to oxidation, are actually healthier...
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 01-20-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,555
Posted By scott123
Buckytom, rasmalai are pretty much all cheese,...

Buckytom, rasmalai are pretty much all cheese, inside and out. Because they are deep fried, jamuns usually have a lighter, airier exterior and a slightly dense center. I'm thinking you had the...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 01-20-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,856
Posted By scott123
The one sure fire method for dramatically...

The one sure fire method for dramatically improving triglycerides is to adopt a low carb way of eating. Have your cousin pick up the Atkins book.

It can be difficult to break a carbohydrate...
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 01-20-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,555
Posted By scott123
Buckytom, the 'cheese' in gulab jamuns is well...

Buckytom, the 'cheese' in gulab jamuns is well mashed paneer, which is incorporated right into the dough. Mashed paneer is very similar to commercial ricotta- the process for making them is almost...
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 01-19-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,555
Posted By scott123
Skilletlicker, these are a dessert. Think very...

Skilletlicker, these are a dessert. Think very dense, cakey, well browned doughnut holes served warm with a sweet syrup.

Clive, it really isn't practical for the home cook, but I'm a big fan of...
Forum: Candies and Chocolates 01-08-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,776
Posted By scott123
Dove, I'm always a little wary of using Equal...

Dove, I'm always a little wary of using Equal (aspartame) in any dessert where heat is involved. This being said, millions of people use Equal in coffee and tea every day, so maybe it can handle...
Forum: Candies and Chocolates 01-07-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,776
Posted By scott123
Splenda can be problematic when used by itself...

Splenda can be problematic when used by itself with unsweetened chocolate. A little bit of splenda has a tendency to sweetened the chocolate slightly, but, when you add more, the chocolate doesn't...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 01-03-2007, 11:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,244
Posted By scott123
That's an excellent observation. I agree that the...

That's an excellent observation. I agree that the quantities being consumed by the animals in these studies is probably a hundredfold of what a typical American would consume. Maybe even a...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 01-03-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,244
Posted By scott123
I agree. The studies that have been done on...

I agree. The studies that have been done on stevia may have been skewed towards negative results by corporate funding. It's possible.

At the same time, though, even though American stevia...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 01-03-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,244
Posted By scott123
The problem with Wikipedia is that it's user...

The problem with Wikipedia is that it's user contributed, so anyone could have written that article.

From Stevia: A Bittersweet Tale (https://www.cspinet.org/nah/4_00/stevia.html)
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 01-02-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,072
Posted By scott123
Auroravioletta, are you allergic to corn and...

Auroravioletta, are you allergic to corn and beets? Also, just curious, have you tested yourself in a double blind fashion? Dissolving all the sweeteners into a solution and pinching your nose should...
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 01-02-2007, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,072
Posted By scott123
Auroravioletta, if it's not too personal, may I...

Auroravioletta, if it's not too personal, may I ask why you're limited to honey and maple syrup?

Honey and maple syrup, being naturally derived, vary in their nutritional breakdown, but, for the...
Forum: Food and Kitchen Safety 12-31-2006, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,681
Posted By scott123
Roasting a stuffed turkey is dangerous enough,...

Roasting a stuffed turkey is dangerous enough, but slightly undercooking a stuffed turkey is asking for serious trouble. If you want stuffing, roast it on it's own, NOT inside the bird.[/COLOR]


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Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 12-29-2006, 04:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,244
Posted By scott123
Yeah... would you like one lump of contraceptive...

Yeah... would you like one lump of contraceptive with your tea or two? I guess you, as a woman, are in a position to be cavalier when it comes to reproductive organs that aren't your own. Me,...
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 12-29-2006, 04:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,244
Posted By scott123
Proven, huh? Let's see the studies.

Proven, huh? Let's see the studies.
Forum: Health, Nutrition and Special Diets 12-28-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,244
Posted By scott123
Instead of switching sweeteners, it might be time...

Instead of switching sweeteners, it might be time to switch doctors. In the 100+ splenda studies that have been performed in the last 20 years, not ONE has ever linked splenda with urinary problems....
Forum: Desserts, Sweets & Cookies & Candy 12-28-2006, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,437
Posted By scott123
Warm liquid chocolate + solid room temp...

Warm liquid chocolate + solid room temp shortening = thicker chocolate

Did you heat the mixture AFTER you added the shortening? That's all you needed to do.


'Seizing' is what happens when a...
Forum: Sauces 12-28-2006, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By scott123
Not only do I not skim the skin, I don't skim the...

Not only do I not skim the skin, I don't skim the scum either. Although scum looks disgusting and adds a certain amount of cloudiness to the final stock, it has zero impact on flavor. I've even...
Forum: Canning and Preserving 11-19-2006, 03:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,225
Posted By scott123
No need for a pressure canner or refrigeration...

No need for a pressure canner or refrigeration for a caramel sauce. Sugar controls moisture activity. It binds 'free' water molecules. You can still have a thick liquid syrup, but as far as bacteria...
Forum: General Cooking 10-31-2006, 09:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 35,339
Posted By scott123
Sour cream was invented to perpetuate the life of...

Sour cream was invented to perpetuate the life of cream. By souring the cream, the acidic environment becomes inhospitable for strains of mold/bacteria attempting to take root/grow.

In all of my...
Forum: General Cooking 10-31-2006, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 35,339
Posted By scott123
From the Imperial College of London...

From the Imperial College of London (https://www.ch.ic.ac.uk/vchemlib/mim/bristol/linoleic_acid/linoleic.htm) (bold mine)

From History of Soy Oil Hydrogenation and of Research on the Safety of...
Forum: General Cooking 10-29-2006, 11:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 35,339
Posted By scott123
Sorry Michael, but I didn't say that Crisco never...

Sorry Michael, but I didn't say that Crisco never goes rancid.

The American Heritage Dictionary defines 'defy' as:



Hydrogenated oil boldly resists oxydation. If stored in a cool, dark...
Forum: General Cooking 10-29-2006, 11:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 35,339
Posted By scott123
Are you really getting green and blue fuzz on...

Are you really getting green and blue fuzz on your old sour cream? The first time you open it?

How often do you clean your fridge?
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