Cooking either in boiling water, or by heating the food until boiling

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Can I cook food faster in a pan with the lid on and/or high heat?

Does water boil faster with the lid on? Yes. But I usually can't brown food unless I take the lid off. How can these both be true?
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Crystallization of sugar solution, and oddly crunchy candy with fudge-like texture after eating

I've been trying to recreate the results from: http://cookingsciencetradition.blogspot.com/2010/12/crystallization-of-sugar.html to very little success. My process: 1: Add 1 + 1/2 cups white ...
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Poppy seeds with bitter aftertaste from boiling

I've followed the recipe here to make a poppy seed filling. The filling ended up with a somewhat bitter aftertaste, and I am wondering the following: At what point of that recipe could something have ...