Culinary Art Questions and Answers

Many cooks have experienced mishaps like a pot or pan turning over while it was cooking on the stove. The reason may be that their elbow or other body part hit the pan causing it to turn over. ...

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Never throw out that stuff on the bottom. When meat browns it creates many new flavors, known as the Maillard reaction. It has tons of flavor that you could make a lovely sauce ...

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The Pinch Grip is the correct way to hold a knife. Pinch the top of the blade, near the handle, with your thumb and index finger. Wrap your other fingers around the handle.

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Look at the liquid measuring up at eye level and check the meniscus

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The meat from the shoulder of the pig

Pork butt is the meat from the shoulder of the pig. Meat from this section is relatively fatty, which makes for juicy, tender, and flavorful roasts as ...

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Firm but not hard

Al dente refers to the desired texture of cooked pasta in Italian cooking. It literally means to the tooth. When the pasta is cooked al dente, there should be a slight ...

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