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Does burnt mark on cast iron crepe machine mean it’s ruined?

I have a Krampouz crepe machine made of cast iron. Someone rested what looks like a hot mug of tea on top of it, and now it has a dark brown burn patch. Does this mean it will no longer work, or is ...
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How to stop burning raisins in my fruit scones

I often like to make scones and mix some raisins into half the batch to make a nice fruity scone. However often when I lay out my scones and put them in the oven ones at the surface end up being ...
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If I burn my food, will I consume less calories as I have already burnt them? [closed]

I was wondering, why do we say that we ‘burn’ calories. And then I came to this question.
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Why does microwave popcorn burn?

I've been experimenting some with do it yourself microwave popcorn, and some trouble getting the 'burn time' right has led me to a question that I can't find a good, definitive answer to. What is the ...
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How to clean burnt food from an unglazed tagine

We recently cooked a beef stew in our unglazed earthenware tagine. The food at the bottom of the dish burned a bit, and we're now left with a rather crusty mess that we don't know how to remove. Is ...
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Do Parathas, Naan, and Roti have to be burnt a little?

On asking the owner of a restaurant, he told me that the Tandoori chicken I was served was meant to have burnt edges because it is roasted on charcoal. I checked, and found it to be true. But, I ...
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My bread always burns

I'm using a recipe from a video (see below), at the right temperature (350°F). I don't know what the problem is, but the edges are always burnt. Should I try putting the pan over a container with ...
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A lot of smoke when using induction stove with any recipe with oil

I recently switched from gas stove to induction. I tried some recipes I could do well with the old stove. Most of them have oil at high heat. However, when switching to induction stove, any time I ...
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How to keep rice in a biryani from burning and sticking together?

The bottom part of my Biryani always gets burnt, rice always gets sticky but I want each grain separated. How can I prevent burning & stickiness of rice?
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How can I salvage burned apple crumble?

I made apple crumble in small ramekins earlier today. I tasted one and the crumble felt a bit dry and not sweet enough, so I added white sugar on top and put it in the oven on broil, hoping to melt ...
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How can I remove burnt smell from white sauce?

I was preparing white sauce from milk. I started with boiling one half litres skimmed milk for the above. The bottom was getting burnt as I was not stirring continuously. Finally the white sauce ...
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How to address this burnt sugar conundrum

Some Caribbean recipes, such as this Jamaican oxtail stew, ask for browning sauce, which is essentially burnt sugar: Heat a large Dutch oven or a heavy-bottomed pot over high heat. Add brown sugar ...
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How do I prevent burning when searing in batches?

Often, recipes require you to brown meat or pan sear meat. When working with large amounts, how do you prevent any of the bits that stick from burning? A practical example: I marinaded chicken breast ...
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Why is my microwave popcorn burned and undercooked at the same time?

I recently bought a new microwave, and started to experience a very bizarre phenomenon when trying to cook microwave popcorn. For clarification, the Popcorn I am using is pre-packaged and in a paper ...
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Polymerized Oil or Burned Oil?

I bought a carbon steel frying pan. Now I need to season it. I think i messed up the first time. So I scrubbed it clean again. Now how do I now if my oil is polymerized or actually burned? I heated ...
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Ridding cooked food of burnt particles

I am preparing some fried shrimp now. The recipe requires me to boil the shrimp in a pot until most of the water evaporates. I did that and the shrimp is cooked, but some of the ingredients seem to ...
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How to keep the bottom of my bread from getting burned? [duplicate]

I have been experimenting with making whole grain sourdough bread at home. My current recipe is for a loaf that is about 4 cups of flour total, not counting sourdough starter, evenly split between ...
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How to not burn the sugars in veggies when simmering in a dutch oven for a long time?

I cooked a vegetable stew (onions, carrots, cabbage, potatoes) in a dutch oven on the stovetop for about 30-40 minutes on medium heat. The food turned out fine, but there's a thick layer of black ...
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How to prevent the crockpot burning my soups

I love making soups in my crockpot. SO, I make it, starting with the crock on High. After about an hour, I drop it to low (middle setting), and let it cook. (I always cook my meats outside the crock, ...
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How to stop grease dripping on coals from catching flames?

I am using one of those small grills where the grate is only about an inch or two above the coals. When I cook something that doesn't have much grease (like vegetables), it is fine but the main thing ...
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Cleaning burnt beans stuck to pot?

Yep. Every several years, a pot of beans is left unattended, sinks up the place and ends up with a rock formation of encrusted bean matter that can't be removed. This time, it's my dearly-beloved ...
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Cooking English Muffins Without Burning

I've been using this recipe but I can't get the centers cooked without burning the outside. Does anyone have any suggestions? What am I missing? I cook the muffins in a 10-inch skillet on a gas stove ...
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How to stop spices burning when browning meat?

I was browning seasoned chunks of lamb in a cast-iron skillet on medium-high heat and found that by the end there was a large mass of oily black spice mixture in the bottom of the pan.
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Burnt corneal in my wood pellet (Uuni) pizza oven

I use plenty of corn meal when transferring my pizza dough into my Uuni pizza oven. But I find when I making multiple pizzas in a row that the later ones start to have a chemical taste on the bottom ...
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Chicken: How to prevent spices/seasoning from burning on Pan?

Newbie cook here, I use stainless steel but it seems to be a paradox on this. I am using bone-in chicken thighs and a dry lemon-pepper rub that I put on the chicken. Pat it dry/let it cool down ...
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How to avoid vegetables sticking on heat-resistant glass dish?

Sometimes I cook vegetables + fruits in a heat-resistant glass dish (yena/jena/pyrex, -40-300 Celsius degrees). I cut them into small pieces (carrots, potatoes, parsnip, mushrooms, onion, quince, ...
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query on how to prevent burning of dum

My dum biryani burns at the bottom each time even after using tawa. How about pouring a little water first just enough to cover the base of the vessel and arranging raw chicken/mutton at the bottom ...
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How/Why Does Broth Burn?

When simmering a basic chicken or beef broth (bones/meat/onion/carrot/spices) the result generally improves with time until, often, after a long time (on the order of 12-24 hours) the broth and solids ...
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Split pea soup won't soften. Any way to soften the peas without burning?

I am trying to make split pea soup. The first time I did it the peas softened just fine but the soup was scorched. I am trying again but at a lower heat, and the peas are refusing to soften. ...
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Why does some mayonnaise burn when toasted?

I've been toasting sandwiches with mayo on the outside, and Sir Kensington's Classic Mayonnaise leaves burnt/black stain on the toaster. Other mayo (kraft...) leaves no black/burnt residue. Sunflower ...
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How do i get rid of burnt smell from kheer?

when we cook kheer it happens most of the time kheer burnt and stick with saucepan.The smell of burnt kheer transfer into whole kheer and it tasted not good.What can i do in this situation.
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how do you fix burnt gravy?

If you are making gravy and accidentally burn it,than how can you fix that burnt gravy?
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Can white rice be burned without looking yellow, brown or black?

I try to boil my rice by using just enough water, if I don't cook it in enough water or cook it for too long, the rice will burn. However, when I burn the rice, I detect it because some of them stick ...
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My oven cooks unevenly

My oven is a Westinghouse. The serial numbers are as follows:- POL660S*02 230-240 V a.c. SERIAL: 52610542 APP NO: S/91 The problem is that it cooks unevenly and burns the base of everything no matter ...
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Under burnt layer prevention for briyani [duplicate]

When I cook briyani on a electric stove top, how do I prevent the bottom layer of the dish in the pot from burning?
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When is black burned?

Obviously once it taste burned, its burned... (yet nothing you can do anymore) I love to cook, and I cook for years. But im always shy to "hear" the pan, because I'm afraid I will burn the food. I ...
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Why does my De Buyer pan cause food to burn?

My De Buyer Mineral B Element iron fry pan burns everything I cook, even though I’ve been using low to medium heat with non-stick foods (mostly potatoes) and canola oil. The pan has been seasoned with ...
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Biscuit burning around sides [closed]

My biscuits are burning around the outside edge of the oven trays. How can I stop this happening?
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How to cook in olive oil [duplicate]

There are plenty of recipes regarding how to cook fish, and other foods, in olive oil. This puzzles me because olive oil has a very low smoking point. So I'll burn it if I cook fish at 350 degrees. ...
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Ovearheated/burnt my copper pot, is it still usable?

I burnt porridge to the bottom of my copper pot. It was too hot and it dried out so now the tin feels rough and has bubbled somewhat. Is it still usable like this? Or will I need to get it re-tinned? ...
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Is burnt microwave safe to use?

Microwave popcorn left a burnt hole on the little metal plate inside the microwave. It still, works perfectly fine. But is it safe food wise? Should i use it?
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Burnt candied pecans

I made a pound of candied pecans (egg white, brown sugar, vanilla...) and I guess I baked them too long. They are good except for a burnt flavor and I was wondering if anyone knew of anything I can ...
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I burned some sweet potatoes in my new microwave- is the microwave ruined?

I put two small purple sweet potatoes in the microwave for 12 minutes and they burned in my new microwave. My dad claims I destroyed the microwave because I burned something in it just once. Is he ...
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Pizza fries getting burnt

I am trying pizza fries. As shown in this video. Pizza sticks are getting burnt from outer side while baking. What should I do to prevent them? Ingredients I am using Pizza break, Pizza sauce , ...
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Burned pan health issue

I cooked my eggs with my pan and forgot to turn the stove off after removing the eggs. Later on, my pan got a huge burn mark and so I threw the pan away. Should I replace the electric stove as well? I'...