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How many times can you reheat boiled eggs?

Everything I've found indicates it's safe to reheat boiled eggs - but nothing I can find indicates how many times. (I assume one should chill them back down to fridge temperature quickly after the ...
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Advice for making/keeping shredded chicken moist?

My dietician ordered that I eat chicken. I found that to eat the portion I'm supposed to eat (10oz), it's easier to shred the chicken and take 10oz of shredded chicken, rather than try to find 10oz ...
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Why is shrimp rubbery after reheating? How can I prevent this?

I don't frequently use shrimp in my dishes (once a month at most) because I tend to shop my proteins based off what is the best deal and I'm not usually interested in shrimp unless it is large (at ...
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Why is it faster to reheat something than it is to cook it?

In my experience it takes less time to reheat a cooked item than it does to cook it. This is true for every single different "type" of cooked item I can think of. (Meat, soup, pasta, beans, etc etc). ...
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Is it safe to reheat chickpeas twice?

I cooked a batch of garbanzo beans, immediately washed under cold tap water, drained 10-20 minutes, and transferred to the fridge to chill for a few hours, then transferred to portioned freezer bags ...
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Why can't one reheat wok noodles?

Most packages of ready noodles contain the information not to reheat them, for example: https://groceries.asda.com/product/noodles/asda-straight-to-wok-noodles/910002208900. It's safe to reheat rice, ...
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Why can't you reheat pasta in a microwave, grill, or wok?

I understand that to reheat pasta it must be done by boiling in water. Why must this be the case? Why can't you just microwave it, stir fry, or even quickly grill it?
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Reheat only a few pieces of meat pie

My meat pie has already been cut and there are only a few pieces left. How can I reheat these pieces so the sides don’t dry out?
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Reheating Falafel without drying them out

I'm planning to make falafel for lunch break for my colleagues, but I have to prepare them the evening before eating them. The only kitchen appliances available to reheat them are a microwave and an ...
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Can you extend shelf life by reheating?

I marinated a couple of chicken breasts overnight in the fridge The next day I baked it (in the same ovensafe dish it was marinated in) until fully cooked through After baking, the chicken is still ...
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Is there any way for me to reheat mini beef wellingtons without toughening the meat?

I've been asked to bring an appetizer to Thanksgiving dinner and my father requested that I make him my beef wellington so I'm wanting to try a bite-sized version. It's a family potlock and there won'...
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Should I reheat my eggs before using in recipe?

I premade scrambled eggs tonight for this recipe (very early tailgate party tomorrow, don’t judge): https://www.hgtv.com/design/make-and-celebrate/entertaining/ham-egg-and-cheese-croissant-wrap My ...
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What is the best way to reheat meat with fried rice?

How should i reheat my chicken with fried rice so the meat remains moist and the rice is not rubbery??
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Reheating Hamburger Helper

When I make Hamburger Helper I always follow the directions exactly and the consistency of the sauce is usually good--not too thick and not too watery--but whenever I reheat the leftovers the sauce ...
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Adding raw chicken to a meal that is being reheated

So, a friend of mine told me they frequently add raw chicken to their (already cooked) leftovers when reheating (in a pan) to top them up. Though they stress that the chicken is completely cooked by ...
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In bakeries, what are the factors that make breads become hard?

If breads are reheated in a bakery, will this cause the bread to become hard?
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Heating a premade tlayuda?

I just picked up some ready-made, already-toasted tlayuda at a Latin American market. I'm wondering: What is the standard/traditional method for heating these with toppings? Is there a way to heat ...
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How can I reheat Onion Bhajis without an oven or hub to make them crispy?

The UK lunch culture being what it is, microwaveable ready meals and snacks are a big thing, and most companies have a microwave and a toaster. While that works well for store-bought ready meal ...
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What's the best way to reheat grilled shrimp

We are having a party in a few weeks and I would like to serve some grilled shrimp, but there will be fifty or so people, and I would prefer to cook all of the food in advanced so I'm not spending the ...
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Tips for cooking pasta twice

I would like to cook pasta twice, with a cooling phase before the second cooking. Unfortunately, I’ve found that reheating pasta isn’t easy: I would like to keep it al dente and prevent tangling/...
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How can I keep a slow roasted pork belly roll warm while roasting potatoes?

I'm hosting a dinner at mine in two weekends time (a first for me!) and have already noticed where my main may not end up as tasty as I'd hope. I'm looking to roast a roll of pork belly at around ...
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A way to prepare suet dumplings ahead of time?

An English-style beef stew is a great dish to prepare/freeze ahead of time, and heat when it's needed. But one of its delights is suet dumplings, which are normally cooked floating in the stew while ...
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Spaghetti noodle issues

I need to cook spaghetti for about 70 people. How do I cook up the noodles that morning and avoid soggy or stuck together noodles? I am assuming my heating option at this event will be the portable ...
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How do I reheat previously-cooked frozen sausage?

This probably has an obvious answer I'm missing. To make a long story short, my mother helped us out with an event several months back involving having to serve breakfast to a large number of people ...
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Reheating a cooked meat pie

What is the best way to reheat a meat pie without causing the pastry to burn and go hard? Wrapping in foil means it won't cook properly. Is it best to put inside a glass pie dish with a lid on?
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When heating up a pizza, edges burn while middle still liquid

(Please excuse the fact that I don't make my own pizza...) I have a thawed (originally frozen-bought) pizza of about 25.5cm diameter, a microwave, and a convection toaster-oven, whose internal space' ...
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How to freeze & reheat quiche

What is the best way to freeze & reheat a quiche? I've tried it twice, and both times the bottom of the quiche became watery as it defrosted in the oven. I took the pre-baked quiche straight from ...
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Whats causing odd flavour in reheated chicken?

I make some chicken soup and it tastes fine. However I notice that when I reheat it again it taste like sulfur or something other chemicals, not really sure what it is. Chemically speaking can ...
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What is the best way to cook chicken if I plan on microwaving it a few days later?

I'm going to start meal-prep sunday soon (in about a month). Basically I'm going to be making all of my meals on sunday and eating them throughout the week. I'm loving the idea but I'm a little ...
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Need faster reheating of frozen vacuum packed roast beef

I totally agree with the sous vide process of reheating frozen vacuum packed pre-cooked roast beef. But if I require much faster reheating for immediate serving, is it possible to put the frozen ...
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What's the best way to warm a baguette?

I baked French bread recently. They were crusty outside and moist inside. Delicious! I froze a few. How should I heat them so they're as good as when they were freshly baked?
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Are silicone baking mats safe for heating enchiladas?

So, I had bought a ready meal (I have broken hand) enchilada, something I've never tried before. Instructions says 15 mins at 200c with plastic film lid, then take plastic film lid off and a further ...
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How to prevent creamy sauces from separating upon reheating?

When I reheat pasta with some kind of cream sauce, the sauce always ends up separating into oil and cream stuff. I am using a microwave, but, I am open for other methods of reheating. How can I ...
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How to cook waffles intended for freezer-then-toaster?

I intend to cook a bunch of waffles to be stored in the freezer and later retrieved for warming in a toaster or on the racks of a hot oven. I want a homemade version of an Eggo. Should I initially ...
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Can I keep mulled wine on the stove for longer

I'll be making mulled wine for the very first time. I'll be preparing it an hour in advance, more or less. Once I've completed the recipe can I keep it on the stove on low or low-mid setting for ...
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Reheating grilled hamburger patties

We grilled a bunch of meats for a large party. Now I have leftover hamburgers, hotdogs, and bratwursts. Note these are still “bare” meat items, not assembled hamburgers etc. What’s the best way to re-...
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Is it safe to reheat tea with milk?

I have leftover tea from last night but it has milk in it. Is it safe to reheat it the next day and drink it? Or should I just bin it?
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Can I microwave cooked and peeled prawns?

I brought these marinated cooked and peeled prawns from Tesco for my lunch at work. Can I heat these up in the microwave so I can enjoy them warm/hot, and if so how long will they take to heat?
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Make a cheese sauce that doesn't go solid when cooled

The way I normally go about making a cheese sauce for something like macaroni cheese, I start with a roux, slowly add milk, heat to thicken then add the cheese. This works just fine and is great if ...
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How to reheat without compromising quality

Not always, but more often than not, I am able to perfectly cook our dinner protein (meat). This also includes my husband when he B.B.Q.s. The problem is, how can the meat be reheated the next day ...
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Why does food cooked in the microwave heat inside-out?

The other day I was heating a left over casserole that was placed in the freezer for 24 hours before I decided to reheat it. I heated it in the microwave for 4 min. What I noticed was the outside ...
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What cheeses work well for pizza that will be refrigerated and reheated?

I make pizza pretty frequently, and I always have leftovers. I have a few go-to crust recipes that reheat well after being refrigerated, but I'm never happy with the cheese upon reheating. Usually I ...
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How can I reheat oats in the minimal time without microwave?

I warm up steel cut oats I cooked and stored in the refrigerator. To warm the portion I use 4x the portion's size in water. I.e. for 50gr I use 200gr water. This takes me 15 mins. Is there a faster ...
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Nuke TV Dinner and then renuke it 3 hours later?

I need to feed 10 people a Hungry Man TV Dinner each (please don't ask why--it's too long a story) and I have only 1 microwave oven. I need everyone to eat pretty much at the same time, but this is ...
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Reaheating 2 Spiral hams at same time

I'm reheating 2 9.8# spiral hams in 1 oven. Do I need to change the cooking times and if I do how much time do I add?
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Do cooled-down/chilled toasted black sesame seeds taste nearly raw again?

The consensus seems to be that toasted (black) sesame seeds taste better than their raw counterpart. But what happens to the improved flavour when those toasted sesame seeds cool down or get ...
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What are good counter-top oven settings to reheat french fries soggy from refrigerating overnight?

I have yesterday's French Fries (Chips for those of you across the Pond). They were stored in a refrigerator overnight and now are cold AND soggy. What's a good technique to reheat them in a small ...
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What's the best way to reheat frozen boiled potatoes?

We got some imported Papa Amarilla frozen precooked (boiled) potatoes. Probably not many people know about this specific kind of potato, but I was wondering if someone knows how to best reheat any ...
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What parameter is best to increase - time or temperature?

I'm heating frozen eggplant parmesan in a toaster oven at 400 degrees for 40 minutes, as specified, but it's not coming out hot enough. Which parameter - time or temp - should I try to increase first ...
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Cooked Cottage Pie, refrigerated. How to reheat

Last night, I made a cottage pie and cooked it in the oven for 30 minutes, once cooled down I placed it in the fridge. What would be the best way to reheat this? I've read somewhere that 180 for 45 ...