> On Mon, 16 Jul 2012 07:43:56 -0700 (PDT), Nancy2
> <ellorysg...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >On Jul 15, 12:13 pm, sf <s...@geemail.com> wrote:
> >> On Sat, 14 Jul 2012 15:02:18 -0700 (PDT), Nancy2
> >> <ellorysg...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > On Jul 13, 5:00 pm, "Polly Esther" <Polly...@cableone.net> wrote:
> >> > > A recipe for fried onion rings I'd like to test calls for a cup of soda
> >> > > water. The rest of the batter is a cup of pancake mix and some seasonings.
> >> > > The neat thing about the recipe is that after they're fried and drained,
> >> > > they can be refrigerated and baked later at 375 for 10 minutes.
> >> > > I wonder what soda water brings to the production. It's not something I
> >> > > keep on hand; never even knew anyone who drank scotch and soda back in my
> >> > > party days. Do you suppose a cup of beer would be a reasonable substitute?
> >> > > Polly
> >> > The soda would add effervescence - bubbly and light batter - I use
> >> > beer in my batter, and it's really good. Soda would probably do the
> >> > same thing. You can't really taste the beer, so I don't see the big
> >> > deal about substituting soda water, unless someone is an alcoholic.
> >> Or allergic to yeast.
> >> --
> >> Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
> >That allergy wouldn't occur to me .. I've not heard of anyone being
> >allergic to yeast, although I'm sure there must be an allergic
> >reaction by someone to every substance we can think of.