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Pan-frying breaded foods

Whenever I fry breaded veal cutlets, the first side browns beautifully. When I turn them over, the next side always sticks to the pan. Consequently, one side...

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Preparing foods to avoid gas

This is a question regarding the post-meal results: I know that many vegetables and legumes cause gas in digestion, and I would like to know if there is any ...

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Cutting back on oil in recipes

There is an Indian recipe of mixed veggies in a tomato base that uses 6 tablespoons of oil. How can I reduce the calorie content?

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Fixing burned soup

I was cooking some soup over the weekend and didn't watch it carefully enough. The soup burnt to the bottom of the pan and left a burnt taste and smell to th...

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Using stovetop smokers

Do you have any recipes for stovetop smokers? We recently cooked with one for the first time and the chicken was not good. It tasted like it was steamed.

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How to deglaze a pan

What is the proper way to deglaze after browning meat or poultry?

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Clay-pot cooking

I was recently given a clay broiler style pan with a lid. How do I use it? I would like to roast a chicken with potatoes, carrots, and onions, but I'm not su...

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Valentine’s Day menu ideas

I plan to make dinner for my girlfriend and me on Valentine's Day. She loves cheesecake, so I would like to make her a meal that would best suit cheesecake a...

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Jordanian cooking

Where can I find recipes that are typical of the country of Jordan?

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A vegan Christmas feast

I am working a menu out for Christmas and am after a vegan meal, but not having much luck. Is there anything you can suggest to help me?

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South Pacific recipes

Do you know any specific sites where I can look for South Pacific recipes?

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Difference: cider & white vinegar

My mother always had cider vinegar around the house but never any other that I can recall. I have always used cider vinegar like she did for recipes calling ...

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What is Rick Bayless cooking with?

I was wondering if you could tell me where to find an orange oven pot like the one that Rick Bayless uses on his show I have been looking with no luck for a ...

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