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browning meat in Dutch oven--why doesn't it work for me?

A few things that I would suggest for browning in general, some of which moscafj has already hinted at: Dry your meat: Any surface moisture has to be evaporated, cooling down the meat and the pot. A ...
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How to prevent carrot juice from turning brown?

This is classic enzymatic-oxidation browning. Two main culprits - oxygen and a group of enzymes (polyphenoloxidases) that promotes a reaction between oxygen and polyphenolic compounds in the juice. ...
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Building multiple fonds while cooking/multiple deglazing

Welcome to the site! As you have noticed all that happens is that whatever you loosen up from deglazing just dehydrates and sticks right back on, so deglazing multiple times in most cases is just ...
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browning meat in Dutch oven--why doesn't it work for me?

Heat the pan over medium heat for a minute or two. Add fat. When you barely see it smoke, add meat without crowding the pot. Wait. Sticking means it has not yet browned. It will release with ...
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How to prevent carrot juice from turning brown?

juicing up carrots with a centrifugal juice extractor This is very common for centrifugal juice extractors and one of the reasons why the juicers crowd prefers masticating juicers. Of course, the ...
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Building multiple fonds while cooking/multiple deglazing

It really depends on what you’re cooking. There are times when you do this because you’re deglazing between batches of additions, such as when cooking down the aromatics before you start a longer ...
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Building multiple fonds while cooking/multiple deglazing

What you're describing is a viable technique of temperature control that is used in a variety of situations in the kitchen. For example, Italian cooks have elevated it into the orthodox way of cooking ...
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Can I ferment black bananas like black garlic?

You cannot make up your own fermentation recipes. If you hold your bananas at these conditions, you won't get the same bacteria to grow on them that grow on garlic. And as you don't know which ...
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How to prevent carrot juice from turning brown?

Based on Paparazzi's comment, I'd store it in a cleaned wine bottle and use a stopper/air-remover like a vacu-vin. That's a brilliant comment.
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