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Should I be concerned that the inside on the lid of my canned diced tomatoes is bright pink?

These are Aldi organic brand. I'm not sure I even would have noticed except we have to rinse out our recyclables now. Tomatoes are already in the soup and I really don't want to waste all that food ...
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Simmering with or without the lid

Many Indian recipes give the requirement of simmering the gravy, covered until reduced. I'm wondering if this advice is flawed as one would presume the pan would need to be uncovered in order to ...
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When are pot lids useful?

When I do anything on the stove - boil water, make rice, make a stew for 3 hours - I always wonder whether I should be using the lid. The conventional wisdom is that the lid makes water boil faster. ...
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Tramontina lid stuck to pot

Loved my tramontina 3 piece induction system from Costco until this happened. Was boiling some eggs as I do every morning and had done for 9 days in a row with this system. This morning I might have ...
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Does leaving the lid on make a difference to whether the meat in a soup softens/cook properly?

I've been coooking soup with a pot lid off and notice the meat is still tough when cooking. It could be the due to the lid or some other factor. I put a thermometer in the soup water and it seems to ...