Precooked/Frozen Shrimp for Shrimp Scampi? No Raw Shrimp

Precooked/Frozen Shrimp for Shrimp Scampi? No Raw Shrimp Hey guys, I'm in Stuttgart, Germany for six weeks on study abroad and I'm planning to make shrimp scampi for my host family tomorrow. The problem is, it is very hard/impossible/expensive to find raw shrimp here. My question is somewhat simple, I hope. Most of the shrimp…

This is a dumb question.

This is a dumb question. Whenever you cook an onion – does it absorb the flavor around it or release flavor? I was cooking a tomato sauce that called for the big chunks of onion to be removed afterwards. I noticed if I squeezed the remaining onion, it released a lot of liquid and it…

Chipped Beef?! (SOS)

Chipped Beef?! (SOS) For dinner tonight I want to make something that reminds me of my mom. I love her and I'm missing her. So I went and got the ingredients for SOS/Chipped beef on toast/shingle, and am in the process of learning how to cook. The roux that I need to make, (for cooking…

Can you eat raw fish straight?

Can you eat raw fish straight? Maybe this isn't the right place to ask this, but it is possible to eat, say, frozen salmon just straight? Like taking a bite out of raw salmon? I don't actually intend to do this, I was just wondering if it's theoretically possible to do it safely. Submitted June…