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01-10-2010, 15:01   #1
sillysasauge
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What is cooking liquid?

This is probably a silly question, but i have a recipe from blazing salads that says add 2 1/2 cm of cooking liquid. Does that just mean stock? I'm confused.
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01-10-2010, 16:36   #2
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I guess it means stock or water, whatever it is that you're using. Does it mean fill the pot to a depth of 2.5cm or something else?
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01-10-2010, 16:50   #3
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It might be easier to tell if you post the recipe up. Do you have to poach or boil something as part of the recipe or do it involve shellfish?
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01-10-2010, 16:52   #4
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I agree, the recipes usually refer to "the cooking liquid", i.e. the liquid (water, stock, etc.) you'd previously cooked some other part of the recipe in and reserved.
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