11 July 2006

Noodad's Easy Mac hack

Gregory of Noodad has written up an excellent hack for cooling down molten lava, I mean, Easy Mac, when it comes out of the microwave oven.

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aha!

when we make hot food and need to eat it sooner than little hungry people can wait for a comfortable temperature, sometimes we'll cool it down by stirring in frozen vegetables at the end. frozen peas are great, but a mango or banana we'd sliced up and frozen can do surprisingly yummy things to several dishes.

at restaurants we sometimes slip a little ice from our water into hot soups.

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Here's a cooler-downer I recently thought of: When the Spaghettios are too hot, stir in a spoonful of cold plain yogurt. If you like chicken tikka masala, you'll like the tomato-dairy combination, and personally I get a kick out of the irony of mixing organic yogurt with, yes, Spaghettios. Also--I think this may be in another comments list somewhere here--frozen peas can be thrown into just about anything to cool it off. I've used them for Spaghettios (We really don't eat them all *that* often....) and also for soup.

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