Why do dried prunes swell when soaked in pure water?

Answer Prunes are dried plums. They have a wrinkly texture and a stone on the inside. They are used in both sweet and savory cooking, from cakes to stews, all over the world.FeaturesPlums are either left ... Read More »

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Why do dried fruits&dried beans swell when they are cooked?

Dried beans and dried fruits have been heated or left in the sun to desiccate them. When you reconstitute them by cooking them or just soaking them in water, they swell up because their cells are a... Read More »

If prunes are dried plums then why isn't prune juice called plum juice?

You do know that there is plum juice, right? I'm sure it's made from the non-dried plum.Anyhow....I'm guessing that prune juice comes from adding water to the dried fruit and letting it set?????M... Read More »

My leather sofa got soaked,after i dried it there is an awful foisty or can i get rid of the smell?

This is probably caused by mold or mildew and you will need an enzyme cleaner that will kill this and then eradicate the smell.Em Clean has been formulated for this purpose and has been tested on l... Read More »

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