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The process of thickening a liquid by evaporating water or alcohol by heat.

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Why is my lobster bisque white?

I cooked a few living Atlantic lobsters in water for 2-3 minutes. Before cooking they were bluish, after cooking red, as normal. I halved and fried them in butter, then served them. We had a bucket ...
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Best temperature for reducing stock?

When I make (chicken) stock, after it's made and the fat skimmed off I reduce it 3-x and freeze the resulting highly concentrated stock in cubes. Obviously I would prefer the reduced stock to be as ...
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