New answers tagged

6

When deep frying, the most important piece of equipment you can have is a decent thermometer--many candy/frying thermometers have a clip that can be positioned on the edge of a dutch oven so that you can keep watch of the temperature while frying (like this one). Different oils have different smoke points. For refined peanut oil, the smoke point is 450°F / ...


1

"Capsaicin is soluble in alcohol, but very little in water. Because of the burning sensation caused by capsaicin when it comes in contact with mucous membranes, it is commonly used in food products to give them added spice or "heat" (piquancy)." Time was your magic ingredient. More capsaicin became soluble. I find rich dishes have no surprise punch reheated:...


Top 50 recent answers are included