janeylicious
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What is this grilling utensil with two wire mesh panels?
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A grill basket perhaps? I've no luck finding the term for your specific description, but that seems to be an umbrella term for utensils that basically hold something so you can more easily grill it.

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Do restaurants regularly disinfect baskets and trays?
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I run a restaurant in California and every multi-use item touched by a customer in any way gets washed and sanitized, even if we use wax/paper wrappers. The actual law is in Chapter 5 of the Cal Code ...

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How to do creme brulee 'to go'?
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I've eaten from the creme brulee cart in San Francisco before, which is basically a food cart that sells nothing but. They're presented in one-serving disposable aluminum ramekins and the crunchy top ...

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Kimchi in Mason Jars -- Too Sealed?
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If your jars aren't in the refrigerator already, I highly recommend unscrewing the lids as soon as possible...unless you want to be able to share stories about how you found glass shards and the smell ...

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What kind of peppers are used in Gochugaru (고추가루)?
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When I go to the Korean supermarkets in LA, I usually see half an aisle just dedicated to 고추가루 in all kinds of forms (mild to spicy, fine to coarse grind) and colors. I don't know that there's any ...

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PA style fried chicken with no breading or batter, just a thin amber color crisp coating
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I can't claim familiarity with that particular area's style of fried chicken, but I have two ideas that may meet that description: Korean fried chicken wings with ultra-thin crust a la http://www....

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What type of oil is used in korean side dishes?
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Toasted sesame oil is usually the go-to for Korean cuisine. It is included as a seasoning in the last steps of the recipes you link. Sesame oil is typically used for seasoning, not cooking with. Some ...

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What is a device used to slice tomatoes with in one motion called?
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A tomato slicer! If you're looking to buy one, you may want to add 'commercial' onto a search. This is what I use at my restaurant: http://vollrath.com/ProductFamily/Food-Preparation-Equipment/Redco-...

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How to keep fried fish warm and crispy during transport to venue?
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For crispiness: keep the fish on a cooling rack and well ventilated no matter what - even when using steam tables, which should be fine for this purpose. For warmth: I have no idea how the fish will ...

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Other uses for Korean salted shrimp
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Kimchi is probably the biggest use I can think of, but there's also steamed egg: http://www.maangchi.com/recipe/egg-side-dishes Otherwise, 새우젓 is frequently used as a dipping sauce for foods like ...

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How do I replicate the unique crispiness of Korean fried chicken?
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It's not so much the dry ingredients as it is the cooking technique, which involves double frying the chicken. You'll notice that the recipe you link instructs you to double fry the chicken, and so ...

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Can I mince garlic in advance?
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My small Korean family goes through what can only be measured as pounds of garlic in a week. Most Korean foods that require garlic (hah, more like most korean foods require garlic!) want the garlic to ...

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