Water is sterilized by bringing it to a rolling boil for one minute. At elevations over 6,500 feet, the water must boil for three minutes.Continue Reading
If the water is cloudy, it must first be filtered through a clean cloth, coffee filter or paper towel, or it can be allowed to settle before boiling. After drawing off the clear water and boiling it for the prescribed time, the water must cool before being stored in containers that are clean and sanitized and that have tight-fitting covers.
Boiling water is the best way to ensure that water is safe to drink, especially if its quality is questionable following an earthquake, flood or other incident. Boiling kills bacteria, viruses, parasites and other disease-causing organisms.Learn more about Beverages
Cow's milk is comprised of water, fats, carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, minerals and enzymes. The majority of milk, 87 percent, is water. The carbohydrates of milk are present in the form of lactose, comprising 4.9 percent of the product.Full Answer >
The basic ingredients for guajillo adobo sauce are guajillo chiles, garlic, apple cider vinegar, sugar and cumin, along with salt, pepper and water, writes Roberto Santibañez for Food Republic. Variants include cinnamon, cloves, oregano or peppercorns. The sauce can be used for marinating fish and shrimp as well as meats.Full Answer >
Horchata is a sweet Mexican rice milk made by blending rice, water and cinnamon, then allowing the mixture to stand at room temperature for anywhere from three hours to overnight. There are many variations on the basic recipe, but most call for these basic ingredients plus sugar or honey.Full Answer >
Tonic water contains quinine, which is an ingredient in prescription medications to treat malaria, and in high doses, quinine can cause severe adverse side effects, according to a report from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A glass of tonic water typically contains around 20 milligrams of quinine, whereas a dose of the prescription drug has between 200 and 300 milligrams of quinine.Full Answer >