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Reheating is the process of bringing previously cooked and now cool or cold foods back to the desired temperature.

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I have some slow-cooked pork in the freezer and just need to warm it up

I slow-cooked this meat about six months ago and had a lot left over which went into the freezer in a tightly-wrapped plastic bag. It does not really matter now when I eat it, but I do want the ...
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Can I reheat a sauce in a squeeze bottle?

I have some sauces held in squeeze bottles: Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE), recycling code 4, dishwasher safe. I want to stand them in hot water. Is it safe all the way to boiling point or does LDPE ...
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reheating leftover omelette on stove in pan without overdrying or making it too oily?

I am, probably, a beginner at cooking (can make a small variety of dishes well). Of late, I have been expanding my skill set and have been striving to reheat leftovers (no more than a day or two old) ...
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Freezing sandwiches for toasting at work

There's a sandwich press at my work and I'm trying to think of a way I can meal prep sandwiches for the whole week in one go. I'm thinking freezing them is the best bet, but I want them to be healthy ...
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Heating milk in yogurt-making

I'd like to make yogurt with non-fat dried milk enriched with canned (full-fat) evaporated milk. Since both these products have already been heated in the manufacture, do I need to heat/cool the ...
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I Need to Cook Duchess Potatoes but the Oven Cannot go Above 135C or 275F

Thanks for the view. This question follows on from this one (Why Did the Duchess Potato Collapse), I have now prepared the mashed potato with egg yolks and do not expect it to collapse. The piped ...
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How to reheat sauce made from cream reduction

I plan to serve a sauce made by reducing 950g cream until it splits, then whisking in 50g cold cream to form a homogeneous thick sauce. The recipe I’m referencing estimates the reducing time to 1.5 ...
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Is it OK to reheat my spaghetti sauce over & over?

My spaghetti sauce is made with fresh tomatoes, ketchup, garlic, some vinegar, and some basic seasoning. I've been told it's not good to reheat the sauce over & over, but I'm making this for ...
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Can these Oktoberfest dishes be reheated without ruining them?

I am hosting an Oktoberfest party tonight and would like to do much of the cooking this morning and just re-heat things before the party for time management purposes. Fortunately, I have a good friend ...
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Reheating whole Brisket w/out drying out

I made brisket last night (to serve tonight) using a recipe I have made several times. I usually cook the night before serving, using a Large Le Creuset pot. Recipe uses carrot/celery/onion, red wine ...
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Does a pizza lose flavor/texture from cooling down and then heating up again versus keeping it warm from the original oven until eating?

Let's suppose two (identical) pizzas have to be consumed some time after they are baked. One pizza is kept at the same temperature constantly. The second pizza cools down and is then reheated in an ...
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Can I freeze stew made from leftover roast beef? [duplicate]

I bought a large joint of beef which I roasted on Sunday. On Monday I made a stew from leftovers. From a food hygiene/bacterial growth perspective am I ok to reheat the stew after freezing/...
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What difference do microwave power settings make for reheating food?

Basically, the practical implications of microwave heating for food appear to be rather unclear to me. So, the question is whether a higher power setting for a shorter time does indeed produce, as is ...
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Reheating Frozen Brocolli Fritters

Bought some frozen brocolli fritters from a restaurant. But as it was closing time and the cooks had left, I couldn't get any proper instructions on how to reheat them. I have a very basic baking ...
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Reheating no boil lentil lasagna noodles after freezing

Can I use no boil lentil lasagna noodles, cook the lasagna, then freeze and reheat without mushy noodles?
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How do I heat up pre-made crepes with cognac?

I bought some pre-made crepes from the store the other day. I know that when making crepes, cognac is used. The advice I found online points to heating the ready-made crepes in the microwave (I don't ...
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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 ...