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Mnemonic tricks to remember all cooking steps correctly

I am looking for some advice on what some mnemonic tricks could be for remembering the following, when memorizing or preparing to cook a recipe by heart: oven temperatures procedures (remembering the ...
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Do Cooked Leeks Cause Bad Body Odour

Like in the question, do cooked leeks cause bad body odour and breath?
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Best way to clean frying pan after searing beef in oil [duplicate]

when i fry beef, its usually easiest to clean while hot. I don't care about warping or damaging my old pan. i do not want to let it cool off, because then it is exponentially harder to clean. But, I ...
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What happens if chefs don't want to eat something or have dietary restrictions? [closed]

What happens if a chef develops an allergy or an intolerance? I try to avoid gluten because it makes me feel unwell. If I was a chef, I'd have to be careful with something like pasta or cake or beer. ...
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What does preheating the oven mean when there is no preheat option?

I'm trying to preheat my oven to make pizza, but there is no preheat option. Does the "bake" setting mean the same thing as preheat?
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Why do TV/YouTube chefs/cooks always pretend as if everything is "simple" and "easy" and "quick" when it actually isn't? [closed]

They have 18 different bowls with ingredients and a commercial-grade kitchen set up in advance. Then they spend a long time with lots of steps and manual labor to produce some food. And they call it &...
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How might these prawns have been cooked?

Bought these prawns from Tesco. It says already cooked but not how, would these typically have been steamed or baked etc.? When it says ready to eat, does that mean nothing the same way that raw fish ...
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Question about cooking meat from a beginner [closed]

This is the first time that I will cook meat. My question is that in the method of boiling/simmering meat, the foam of fats I see and I remove it with a large spoon. If I use another method for ...
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Is it better to freeze crepe batter or cooked crepes?

I sometimes make crepe pancakes with the following recipe: 200g of flour, 350ml of milk, 2 eggs and a table spoon of vegetable oil. I was wondering whether it was better to store the crepe batter in ...
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Why can you not add herbs and spices powder at end?

As far as I'm aware any herb or spice CAN be eaten raw and hence added at the end of cooking. We cooked a stew with garam masala as we wanted to try something bland. It wasnt very tasteful so I ...
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Anything wrong with this chicken/can undercooked chicken be white inside?

I was trying to fry some chicken without getting the outside to crust and so fried on lower than usual heat. Please see pics of the meat. I am concerned the chicken may not have cooked properly ...
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