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Can I skip cooking vegetables for curry if I plan to freeze it?

For best results, no. The frying/sauteing stage gets you browning/maillard/umami; skipping it will give you a quite different texture and flavor. The subsequent simmering (20-25m in the example you ...
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Is there a faster/less messy way to stuff manicotti/canneloni?

For shells and cannoli, I just use a good zip lock bag. Place the filling in the quart size bag with the zipper up. Close the bag enough to get as much air you can out. Place the filling in the ...
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Is there a faster/less messy way to stuff manicotti/canneloni?

I sometimes use Egg Roll wrappers to make my 'manicotti'. I use 2 wrappers for each. They can be found in the produce section of your grocery store. I also saw a picture where someone cooks the shells,...
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Is there a faster/less messy way to stuff manicotti/canneloni?

It's less messy to just use your hands. With careful technique, of course. Especially if you start out using your hands, instead of trying a spoon first - somehow it always ends up way messier if ...
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Is there a faster/less messy way to stuff manicotti/canneloni?

I made cannelloni for the first time last night. What a mess. I cooked the pasta as instructed, but when it came time to fill them, I had great difficulty. First I used a spoon while holding the tube ...
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How do you peel garlic easily?

The way I peel garlic is really easy - and somehow not covered in previous answers. it's easy to tug off the fine, papery skin from the garlic cloves - and it's usually necessary to separate the ...
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