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#5664241 - 03/22/15 07:45 PM Measuring and tasting
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I seldom do either. How about you?
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#5664301 - 03/22/15 08:11 PM Re: Measuring and tasting [Re: bill oxner]
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I taste like crazy after pretty much every step and adjust seasoning accordingly. I only measure when baking.

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#5664929 - 03/23/15 08:47 AM Re: Measuring and tasting [Re: bill oxner]
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I never measure, but taste at different stages of cooking.
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#5665002 - 03/23/15 09:28 AM Re: Measuring and tasting [Re: bill oxner]
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Depends on what im making. We make crunchy and soft tacos about once a week for dinner. I can tell by the color/smell if seasoning is on or off. Other stuff I measure/taste more.
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#5665029 - 03/23/15 09:42 AM Re: Measuring and tasting [Re: bill oxner]
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Measure for baking only. Everything else will taste and add if something is needed, according to my taste.
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#5665158 - 03/23/15 11:04 AM Re: Measuring and tasting [Re: bill oxner]
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I usually measure on the front end, mix and taste ... add a little this or that to suit me or whoever I'm cooking for (I like spicier). sometimes have to tone down depending on audience.
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#5665170 - 03/23/15 11:11 AM Re: Measuring and tasting [Re: bill oxner]
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Never measure, taste regularly.
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#5665180 - 03/23/15 11:20 AM Re: Measuring and tasting [Re: bill oxner]
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Like others I taste frequently but I only measure when trying out something new.

If you are using ingredients you've never used before measuring is a must.
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#5665236 - 03/23/15 11:54 AM Re: Measuring and tasting [Re: bill oxner]
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for new recipes, I taste in order to adjust.

for things I make often, I taste because I can't wait to eat.

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#5665288 - 03/23/15 12:17 PM Re: Measuring and tasting [Re: bill oxner]
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If I have a recipe I'm measuring it out. Chances are it's something I've eaten somewhere else and I want it to be as close to the original as possible.
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#5685022 - 04/05/15 10:05 AM Re: Measuring and tasting [Re: bill oxner]
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measuring is for baking, tasting is for cooking.

unless you're baking bread or biscuits. Those need to be done by feeling the dough.
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#5686338 - 04/06/15 09:52 AM Re: Measuring and tasting [Re: Cast]
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Originally Posted By: Cast
Never measure, taste regularly.
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