Obedient Ingredients

A place to put cooking ideas to the test.

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Brownies Experiment: No Oil, No Problem PART 2

I have had some tests brewing (baking?) in my head for a long time, ever since the ever popular brownie oil/eggs-substitution test went up over a year ago. I decided it is time to try out a few new substitutions and do a blind taste test.

How do brownies (from a box) taste when you substitute certain things with the oil and eggs?

Today’s new substitutions:  mayo, yogurt and avocado!


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Guacamole and Onions – Part 1

I try hard to avoid hyperbolic and extreme generalizations whenever I speak (it’s all we hear kids use these days), but I’ll go ahead and say this: everyone loves guacamole.

The ingredients are pretty straightforward: avocados with a mix of other veges, preferably onions, tomatoes, jalapeno with salt and lime. There are other fun variations out there, but this is the basic foundation.

But once again, I have found that many recipes neglect to mention the type of onion needed. The TYPE!

Today’s experiment: Do different onions in a guacamole make a difference? If so, how?

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