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comment Why are roasts wrapped in foil?
Foil changes they way it cooks, but it just different, not necessary better, as that is subjective. See youtube.com/watch?v=w-0TEJMJOhk
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comment How to cook Brussells Sprouts and sweet potates in one oven?
Neither should be put into an oven. Both respond better to steaming, and then, optionally, searing of sweet potatoes. They both have delicate tastes and textures, which are easily ruined if overcooked. Precise timed steaming is the way to go
Dec
17
answered creme brulee without torch
Dec
17
comment Saute Pan - Non stick - non toxic (no PTFE or PFOA)
PTFE is not toxic when used as per manufacturers recommendation, and for normal cooking temperatures for sticky foods (eggs etc). If you need to cook at 500°F, any old piece of metal will work as non-stick, as ash doesn't stick to metal
Dec
16
answered Serving Creme Brulee to a large group of people
Nov
28
revised What should I do with a turkey after roasting but hours before dinner?
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Nov
22
comment Lifetime of French press filter
Most metal mesh filter French presses can have the filter and filter support piece unscrewed from the stem so they can be properly cleaned and dried. If this is done they will last many, many years. By a French press with a double walled stainless steel vessel instead of glass. Not as pretty but lasts a much longer, and keeps the coffee hot
Nov
17
comment Pitas are paper thin on one side
i.e. uneven heat while cooking
Nov
17
comment Raw pork and raw chicken touching each other
What are you expecting to happen? Generally if the meat is all food grade, was handled correctly at the butcher, and you handle and cook it correctly, nothing bad will happen :-)
Nov
2
awarded  Yearling
Nov
2
revised Why do chefs finish with olive oil?
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Oct
12
comment What is a good substitute for Farro?
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farro
Oct
10
comment What to look for when buying muffin tins?
@mpoisot infrared light in domestic oven? Mostly hot air
Oct
9
awarded  Popular Question
Oct
5
revised flaw in stainless steel
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Oct
5
comment Why do black olives typically come in cans and green olives typically come in jars?
Here we get all colours of olives in all form of packaging. Greek green olives in cans, Greek black olives in jars, mixed olives in plastic pouch. All forms of packaging can be high heat treated now, so it mostly comes down to marketing
Oct
4
comment What can I subsitute for Aluminum foil in the oven? I am allergic to Aluminum
Wear gloves while handling Aluminium foil, isn't it a skin contact allergy?
Oct
4
comment What is the preferred method for sanitizing the kitchen?
No. Raw meat handled and stored properly should not have sufficient bacteria to overcome your family bacteria. Any food not handled or stored correctly can become toxic, not just meat
Sep
30
awarded  Explainer
Sep
26
revised How can I tell which fruits etc. contain proteases?
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