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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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Why sugar syrup seizes up

I was making a caramel sauce for filling in cookies and used only about 3 tablespoons of water with sugar. Anyway, the liquid never turned "amber" until afte...

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Sugarless fudge

My husband and I do not like using or eating refined white sugar. Do you have any suggestions for making fudge using honey or maple sugar? Any recipes would ...

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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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Orange roughy recipes

I purchased a package of orange roughy fillets in the supermarket and now I don't know how to cook them. I have already tried searching online and keep comin...

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How to prepare wolffish

I went on a deep sea fishing trip and we caught a wolffish. I've baked cod, haddock, flounder and such, but do you have an idea how to cook this fish before ...

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Cleaning fugu

I would like to know how to clean fugu. I am considering trying it…on friends.

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Getting fish in the Midwest

I live in central Wisconsin and dream of fresh seafood – clams, mussels, soft shell crabs, crawfish,… all of which we just don't have available in the small ...

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What are cornichons & goujons?

I found a recipe for Dover Sole that calls for cornichons and goujons. Could you please explain what these are? I think the goujons may refer to pieces of Do...

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Crab Rangoon recipe

I am trying to find a recipe for Crab Rangoon – it’s found in Oriental restaurants and is crispy deep fried, with a semi-sweet cream filling.

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Substitutes for dry white wine

What can I use to substitute dry white wine? The recipe is for a shrimp and pasta dish. The wine is used for simmering the shrimp for about 8 to 12 minutes. ...

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Cooking Alaskan king crab legs

Is there a way that I can steam Alaskan king crab legs in my oven instead of boiling them in water on the stove top?

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Steaming crabs

How do I re-steam Maryland blue crabs? I just got a steamer pot (non-electric) and have never used one before.

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