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Old 04-27-2009, 07:35 AM
 
Location: Oxford, England
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It's correct about Mayo. It is a product with enough vinegar in it that it can be stored at room temperature the same as ketchup and mustard. I've been eating room temperature Mayo for years, with no untoward effects. On road trips, I never buy ice, and use car-termperature Mayo for weeks.
I think shop bought Mayo is fine because if is full of so many ingredients like vinegar ( and some even put sugar in it) but home -made Mayo needs to be kept in a fridge as it contains neither and if it is warm at all will probably curdle and end up in a puddle ! I make my own Mayo all the time and it is better if used on the day really.

One big myth about Mayo though is that it is hard to make. It takes a few seconds and tastes so much better ( and completely different than the shop bought stuff ) .
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Old 04-27-2009, 08:10 AM
 
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I have to disagree with the banana thing as well. Every time I've put bananas in the fridge, the texture has turn to mush.

Also tea does taste weird coming out of the microwave, and baking soda is a great deodorizer.

I'd like to see more proof before believing a lot of these claims, although some of them are true.
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Old 04-27-2009, 03:04 PM
 
Location: Wrangell, AK
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And I disagree about the beans. Stubborn cuss, I had to test this theory out several times, with the same results Don't put the tomatoes in until the beans are soft
Gotta disagree. I grew up on south Texas coast. We don't cook beans without onion, peppers/chilies, and (gasp) tomatoes. Fresh or canned (ala Rotel), in it goes. I do recommend the boil, stand, drain method tho. Spices, veg, and sometimes meat (like a ham bone) are then added to fresh water and come dinner time not only do you have a pot of fresh, thick, soft beans but the whole house smells good. Add a skillet of corn bread and oh my...yum!
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