General Discussion 18

Why is distilled water bad for making stock?

takadi | Dec 4, 2013 07:16 AM

I remember watching an old Good Eats episode where Alton Brown says that distilled water is too "pure" to be a good solvent. This seems counterintuitive to me. I always had the idea that the less solutes in a solvent, the lower the concentration gradient and the more extraction that occurs.

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