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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Blueberry Jam
    Ingredients 700 grams / 1.5 pounds fresh blueberry 220 grams / 8 ounces white sugar 1/2 lemon Directions 1. Rinse the blueberries, drain   2. Pour blueberries in a pot, pour white sugar in the pot   3. Mix until even, set aside for 2 hours   4. Heat the pot over high heat, bring to a boil, turn down the heat, mix and mash the blueberries, boil to thicken the jam   5. Squeeze lemon juice in the pot, mix until even   6. Boil until the jam thickened   7. Pour the jam in jars, seal with the lid, take the jars upside down, cool down   8. Put the jars in the refrigerator. take out when ready to use
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Bean Jelly
    Ingredients 1 cup pea starch 1 piece cucumber, julienned 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon chopped ginger 2 tablespoons chili oil 1/4 cup peanut, baked and chopped 1 teaspoon salt Directions 1. Pour pea starch in a large bowl, pour 1 cup of cold water in the bowl, mix until even, set aside   2. Heat a pot over medium heat, pour 5 cups of cold water in the pot, bring to a boil   3. Pour the starch water mixture in the pot, mix until even   4. Boil for several minutes, until thickened   5. Pour the mixture in a flat bowl, cool off   6. Once cooled, take the bowl upside down, take out the bean jelly   7. Slice the jelly, put in a dish, top with cucumber, garlic, ginger, peanut, some salt, and chili oil, serve
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Mulberry Jam
    Ingredients 400 grams / 14 ounces mulberry 70 grams / 2.5 ounces white sugar 1/2 lemon Directions 1. Trim and rinse mulberries, drain, pour in a pot, pour white sugar in the pot   2. Mix until even, set aside for 1 hour   3. Mash the mulberries   4. Heat the pot over medium heat, bring to a boil, turn down the heat, mix to prevent sticking   5. Squeeze lemon juice in the pot, mix until even   6. Pour the mulberries in a jar, seal with a lid, put in the refrigerator, done
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Salted Red Vinasse Eggs
    Ingredients 10 eggs 1/2 cup salt 1 bowl red vinasse Directions 1. Clean and rinse eggs, drain, until dried   2. Pour red vinasse and salt in a large bowl, mix until even   3. Dredge the eggs in the bowl, until coated   4. Put the eggs in a large jar   5. Pour all the remaining red vinasse in the jar, seal the jar with a lid, put the jar in a cool, dry, well ventilated place for 20 days   6. Take out, boil for about 6 minutes, serve
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Sprout Mung Beans
    Ingredients 450 grams / 1 pound mung bean Directions 1. Soak mung beans in cold water for a whole day   2. Rinse the mung beans, put in a colander, cover with  cheesecloth, sprinkle some water on the cheesecloth   3. Take a large bowl, pour little water in the bowl, put a rack in the bowl   4. Put the colander on the rack in the bowl, put the bowl in a dark and warm room, sprinkle some water on the cheesecloth everyday   5. 3 days later, take out the mung bean sprouts, rinse, prepare to cook
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Sweetened Black Beans
    Ingredients 1 cup brown bean 1/2 cup brown sugar Directions 1. Rinse the brown beans, pour the brown beans in a bowl, pour some cold water in the bowl, put the bowl in the refrigerator to refrigerate for a night   2. Take out the soaked brown beans, rinse, pour in a slow cooker, pour some water in the cooker, heat the cooker over low heat, cook for a night, pour brown sugar in the cooker, continue to cook for 12 hours   3. Pour the  bean mixture in a bowl, put the bowl in the microwave oven, heat until thickened, put the bowl in the refrigerator, done
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Rose Vinegar
    Ingredients 1 cup dried rose flower 1/3 cup rock sugar 2 cups rice vinegar Directions 1. Drop rose flowers in a large jar   2. Drop rock sugar in the jar   3. Pour rice vinegar in the jar   4. Seal the jar with lid, set aside to soak for 7 days   5. Remove the rose flowers   6. Filter the vinegar mixture   7. Done
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Chopped Red Chili Sauce
    Ingredients 450 grams / 1 pounds fresh red chili 1 piece ginger, sliced 1/2 cup garlic clove 50 grams / 2 ounces salt 1/2 cup wine Directions 1. Rinse red chilies, drain, until dried   2. Slice crosswise the red chilies   3. Drop the red chilies, ginger, and garlic in the food processor to process   4. Pour the mixture in a large bowl, pour salt in the bowl   5. Pour wine in the bowl, mix until even   6. Pour the mixture in a clean jar, seal the jar with lid, set aside for a week, done 
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Pickled Duck Eggs
    Ingredients 10 duck eggs 1 cup salt 1/2 cup liquor Directions 1. Rinse the duck eggs, drain   2. Heat a pot over medium heat, pour some water in the pot, pour salt in the pot, bring to a boil, boil until the salt dissolved, turn off the heat, cool off the salty water   3. Pour the salty water in a large jar   4. Put the duck eggs in the jar   5. Pour liquor in the jar   6. Put a small bowl in the jar to prevent the duck eggs flowing up, cover the jar with a lid, pickle for about 45 days   7. Take some duck eggs in boiling water, boil for about 8 minutes, take the duck eggs in icy water, once cooled, take out, crack, serve
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Pork Floss
    Ingredients 450 grams / 1 pound lean pork, chopped 1 piece ginger, sliced 3 garlic cloves, sliced 3 bay leaves 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon salt Directions 1. Drop the pork in a pot, pour some cold water in the pot, heat the pot over high heat, bring to a boil, boil for 3 minutes, take out, rinse, drain   2. Rinse the pot, drop the pork in the pot, pour some water in the pot, drop the ginger, garlic, bay leaves, and black peppers in the pot, heat the pot over high heat, bring to a boil, turn down the heat, stew for 30 minutes, until tender and soft   3. Take out the pork, drain, cover with plastic wrap, roll out with a rolling pin, until loosen   4. Drop the pork in a large mixing bowl, mix into floss   5. Done
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Salted Duck Eggs
    Ingredients 6 duck eggs 1/4 cup salt 1 cup liquor   Directions 1. Rinse the eggs, drain, drop the eggs in the liquor, soak for 30 minutes   2. Dredge the eggs in the salt, until coated   3. Cover and seal the eggs with plastic wrap, set aside to prickle for 20 days   4. Take out the eggs, rinse, drain, drop the eggs in a pot, pour some water in the pot, bring to a boil, boil for 10 minutes   5. Slice, serve
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Raspberry Sauce
    Ingredients 1000 grams / 2.2 pounds fully ripe raspberry 1 bottle sweet white wine 1 tablespoon cognac 100 grams / 3.5 ounces white sugar 1 lemon Directions 1. Pour raspberries and sweet white wine in a pot, heat the pot over medium heat until boiling, stir with a wooden spoon   2. Once raspberries are thoroughly cooked, pour white sugar in the pot, turn down the heat   3. Once seeds are fully from inside out, turn off the heat, sieve and remove seeds, mix raspberry pulp juice with lemon juice   4. Pour raspberry pulp juice in another pot, heat the pot over low heat, simmer for 1 hour, remove scums   5. Pour cognac in the pot, mix until even, turn off the heat, pour raspberry sauce in a bottle, seal the bottle with a lid   6. Done
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Raspberry Vinegar
    Ingredients 1500 grams / 3.3 pounds fully ripe raspberry 2 bottles white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons cognac 130 grams / 4.5 ounces rock sugar Directions 1. Pour raspberries in a big bowl, pour white wine vinegar in the bowl, cover the bowl with plastic wrap, seal, put the bowl in the refrigerator to pickle for 24 hours   2. Separate vinegar juice and raspberry pulp in a bottle   3. Cover the bottle filled vinegar with plastic wrap, seal, put the bottle in the refrigerator to rest for 24 hours   4. Pour some water in a big pot, pour vinegar in a small pot, pour rock sugar and cognac in the small pot, heat the big pot over medium low heat, until rock sugar melted, turn off the heat   5. Once vinegar cooled off, filter and pour in another bottle, seal the bottle with a lid   6. Done
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Dried Persimmons
    Ingredients Some persimmons Directions 1. Rinse and peel persimmons   2. Put peels on a rack, make them dried under the sun   3. Put peeled persimmons on the rack, make them dried under the sun, turn over them everyday, so that dried evenly, always stay them outdoors unless rainy   4. Dry for 5 days, pinch the dehydrated persimmons until slightly flat   5. Put the slightly flat persimmons on the rack, put them outdoors for 3 days, pinch them until slightly flat   6. Put some dried peels in a paper box, put the dried peeled persimmons in the paper box, top with the dried peels, cover and seal the paper box, set aside for 30 days, until white frosting appeared   7. Well done
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Gelatin At Home
    Ingredients 500 grams / 1.1 pounds pork skin 1 tablespoon cooking wine 2 pieces ginger 1 green onion, knotted 2 teaspoons salt Directions 1. Heat a pot over medium heat, pour some water and cooking wine in the pot, drop the pork skin in the pot   2. Once boiling, take out the pork skin, rinse with cold water   3. Remove fats and hair cleanly with a knife   4. Rinse the pot, drop the pork skin in the pot, drop the green onion and the ginger in the pot, pour some water in the pot, heat over medium heat, boil for about 20 minutes, until tender and soft   5. Take out the pork skin, julienne   6. Pour the pork skin in a food processor   7. Pour 4 cups water in the food processor   8. Process the pork skin into puree   9. Pour the pork puree in a rectangular bowl, once cooled off, put the bowl in the refrigerator to refrigerate for a whole...
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Natural Organic Sourdough Starter
    Ingredients 240 grams / 8 ounces rye flour Directions Day 1: Pour 60 grams / 2 ounces rye flour in a bowl, pour 1/4 cup water in the bowl, mix until even, cover with plastic wrap, left to rise   Day 2: Add 60 grams / 2 ounces rye flour and 1/4 cup water in the bowl, mix until even, cover with the plastic wrap, left to rise   Day 3: You will see many air bubbles appeared, just as the same as step 2, add 60 grams / 2 ounces rye flour and 1/4 cup water in the bowl, mix until even, cover with the plastic wrap, left to rise   Day 4: You will see the size of batter become bigger, and more air bubbles appeared, just do as before, add 60 grams / 2 ounces rye flour and 1/4 cup water in the bowl, mix until even, cover with the plastic wrap, left to rise   Day 5: You will see batter doubled in size, and more and more air bubbles appeared, the organic sourdough starter is done, just use to cook some bread or put in the...
  • Ingredients 1 big apple 2 tablespoons white sugar 270 grams / 9 ounces bread flour Directions Day 1: Rinse the apple, remove seeds, chop, drop the chopped apple in a glass bottle, pour 1/2 cup water and all the white sugar in the bottle, mix until even, cover the bottle with plastic wrap, leave several small holes in the plastic wrap, set aside to rise   Day 2: Mix the apple mixture until even, you will see the color of water deepened, and small air bubbles appeared in the bottle   Day 3: Mix the apple mixture until even, you will see more small air bubbles and some big air bubbles in the bottle   Day 4: Mix the apple mixture until even, you will see apple flowed up, more and more big air bubbles appeared   Day 5: Pour the apple mixture in a food processor to process, filter apple juice mixture in a bowl, pour 90 grams / 3 ounces bread flour in the bowl, mix until even, cover the bowl with plastic wrap, leave...
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Smoked Tofu
    Ingredients 1 piece firm tofu, sliced 2 tablespoons white sugar 2 tablespoons red tea Directions 1. Line the pan with foil paper, drop white sugar and red tea in the pan   2. Put 2 wooden sticks on the white sugar and red tea, put the  firm tofu on sticks   3. Cover the pan with a lid, heat the pan over medium heat, until smoking, turn down the heat, continue to heat for 5 minutes, turn over the firm tofu, heat another side for 5 minutes, until two sides golden browned   4. Take out, put the smoked tofu in the refrigerator to reserve
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Firm Tofu With White Vinegar
    Ingredients 450 grams / 1 pound soybean 1/5 cup white vinegar Directions 1. Soak soybeans in cold water for 12 hours, pour the soybeans in a food processor to process into soy milk   2. Filter soy milk with a flour sifter   3. Pour the soy milk in a pot, heat pot over low medium heat   4. Once boiling, turn down the heat, pour white vinegar gradually in the pot, stir slowly, until clear soup appeared, turn off the heat   5. Cover the pot with a lid, set aside for 10 minutes   6. Line a mold with cheesecloth, pour the tofu mixture in the mold   7. Fold the cheesecloth to cover the tofu mixture   8. Put 1 large bowl water or any heavy things on the top of the tofu, set aside for 3 hours   9. Take out the firm tofu, done
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    cooksnack published a blog post How To Make Rice Wine At Home
    Ingredients 900 grams / 2 pounds sticky rice 1 tablespoon beer yeast Directions 1. Soak the sticky rice in water for 16 hours   2. Put the sticky rice in a steaming pot to steam for 40 minutes   3. Cool off the sticky rice   4. Pour the beer yeast in the sticky rice   5. Pour the sticky rice and yeast mixture in a large bowl, mix until even, cover the bowl with plastic wrap, left to rise for 3 days   6. Done