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Aug
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comment Storage after slow cooking
Toxicologist does not have cats!
Aug
15
comment how often is cleaning done in a professional kitchen?
No. I presume that the focus in on cleaning any surfaces where 'dangerous' ingredients (like seafood, raw poultry, etc) have been stored or prepared. Anything that can be stored at room temperature tends to be 'safe'.
Aug
14
comment Slow cooking without a slow cooker
I use a cast-iron casserole with a heavy lid. With some recipes it can help to add a tightly wrapped layer of foil over the top of the casserole before putting the lid on top, if you want to keep even more moisture in than the heavy lid alone will provide.
Aug
14
answered What to look for when purchasing a blender?
Aug
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answered How to do English breakfast at home
Aug
13
comment How to do English breakfast at home
I presume someone must sell English/American style bacon in Italy, as international hotels seem to have it. I did look up some UK mail order suppliers, but none of them do international exports - maybe I should tell the Italian family deli at the end of the road that they should be sending bacon the other way. British style toasting bread is difficult to come by to, but I would go with a white Italian bread over the long-life white 'American' bread I've seen in some supermarkets.
Aug
13
answered Where can I buy kosher salt in London?
Aug
12
answered Does bacon need to be fried until crisp?
Aug
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answered What are some suggestions for cooking tools/techniques for people that have arthritis?
Jul
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answered Which is better to sauté with, stainless steel or Teflon?
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awarded  Supporter
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comment What brand of roasting dish would you recommend?
Thanks - I can see stockists of all three brands, but it looks like the selection is restricted for Calphalon and KitchenAid (more of an appliance company over here).
Jul
18
answered What cookbooks do you always come back to?
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awarded  Student
Jul
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answered Why does my chicken breast become so dry?
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awarded  Scholar
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accepted What brand of roasting dish would you recommend?
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comment What brand of roasting dish would you recommend?
Thanks. I'm going to sound stupid and say that I didn't know they did roasting dishes (we've got several Crueset casseroles and pans and that's exactly the kind of investment I was thinking of). The roasters are just not v.obvious on Harts of Stur, but I've found them now.