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Distilled White Vinegar Lobster Vinegar

SOS ; what is the purpose for adding WHITE VINEGAR into the water where lobsters will be "STEEP"ed for roughly four mins?

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SOS ; what is the purpose for adding WHITE VINEGAR into the water where lobsters will be "STEEP"ed for roughly four mins?

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hae young | | Nov 27, 2009 05:58 AM

hi!
i have the french laundry cookbook by tomas keller. he recomemend adding white distilled vinegar when "steep"ing the lobster in boiled water.
but he didnt explain whe he recommended that. or maybe i didnt read yet the reason of doing that in the cookbook.
could anyone explain why should i add either white vinegar or other types of vinegar when partially cooking lobsters?
thanks

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