Food Preparation
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Once you have opened a pack of Bisquick, it will be good to use for around 12 months. After this point, it might still be fine to eat, but you should use common sense to discern if it is safe or not.

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The amount of time you can leave groceries in the car will, of course, depend on the type of groceries you bought and the temperature in the car.

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A single clove of garlic will usually measure 1 to 1.25 inches in length and yield one teaspoon of minced garlic. However, its exact measurements and minced volume will depend on what size garlic it came from.

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The standard loaf pan size, which is what most recipe instructions will have you use, is 8-1/2 inches long, 4-1/2 inches wide, and 2-1/2 inches deep. This loaf pan size can hold up to cups of batter or dough. However, loaf pans come in a variety of sizes, ranging from half-cup to 14-cup sizes.

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In this guide, I will explain everything you need to know about pats of butter, from their weight to volume and even calorie count. That way, you’ll have a pretty good idea of how much fat you’re introducing to a dish.

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A standard cake will usually cool down to room temperature within three hours. After removing it from the oven, let the cake sit on a kitchen counter for 10 minutes before transferring it to a wire cooling rack.

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As the wise Stephanie from LazyTown once sang, ♪ It’s a piece of cake to bake a pretty cake. ♪ But for total kitchen newbs, is it really? One of the biggest kitchen conundrums greenhorn bakers experience is deciding what temperature to preheat their ovens to before baking a cake.

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Avocado oil is the ideal type of oil used for deep-frying turkeys. It has a smoke point of 520°F, so it won’t discolor your turkey. Avocado oil has a flash point of 600°F, so it doesn’t catch fire as easily as other types of fats.

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½ cup of vegetable oil is the same as 2/3 cup of butter in stick form. 2/3 cup of butter is the same as 1 whole stick + about 3 tablespoons.

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When deep-frying a turkey, you should use enough oil to cover the bird when it’s in the stockpot. For a 12- or 15-pound bird, 4 to 5 gallons of a high-smoke-point oil—e.g., avocado or peanut oil—should be enough.

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Meat thermometers come in different styles—some of which are completely safe to leave in meat while it’s cooking. If you want to gauge the internal temperature of your steaks while it’s cooking, look for an oven-safe, grill-safe, or wireless meat thermometer.

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A pound of powdered sugar consists of 3.94 cups. However, the actual cup-per-pound ratio will depend on the fineness grade of the powdered sugar.