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Left over feta cheese brine

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fishydish Jul 28, 2009 03:53 PM

Does anyone know a culinary (or even non-culinary) use for the brine left over after I eat up my feta? It seems a waste to pour it down the drain.

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    naytus Oct 13, 2012 03:48 AM

    I have a delicious recipe: When making your cheese sauce simply pour in your left over feta brine to give extra flavour then add cornflour to thicken.

    1. Phurstluv Jul 29, 2009 04:37 PM

      It's just water for Heaven's sake!!!

      1. hotoynoodle Jul 29, 2009 04:06 PM

        i hate throwing away stuff too, but it's basically salty water...

        1. daily_unadventures Jul 29, 2009 11:25 AM

          I had a recipe once that was feta, chicken and spinach and it used the brine. You basically sear the chicken, add the feta, feta brine, and spinach, cover and cook until chicken is cooked.

          Of course you would need to save some feta....

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