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All About Brining - The Virtual Weber Bullet

This topic explains how brining works, which cuts of meat benefit most from brining, and concludes with several of recipes to get you started. Click on any of the pictures below for a larger image. Background On Brining Historically, brining has been used as a method to preserve meat. With the advent of mechanical refrigeration, traditional brining became less popular for food preservation, but is still used today in the production of products like corned beef and pastrami. Introducing Flavor Brining In recent years, there has been a surge in popularity of "flavor brining", a term coined by Bruce Aidells and Denis Kelly in the book The Complete Meat Cookbook. While traditional brining was meant to preserve meat, the purpose of flavor brining is to improve the flavor, texture, and moisture content of lean cuts of meat. How Brining Works. Eggplant. An Important Message About Eggplant We have placed nightshade vegetables (such as eggplant) on our "10 Most Controversial WHFoods List.

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" This list was created to let you know that even though some foods (like eggplant) can make an outstanding contribution to your meal plan, they are definitely not for everyone. Nightshade vegetables can be difficult to find in high-quality form; can be more commonly associated with adverse reactions than other foods; and can present more challenges to our food supply in terms of sustainability. More details about our 10 Most Controversial WHFoods can be found here. About Eggplant Long prized for its deeply purple, glossy beauty as well as its unique taste and texture, eggplants are now available in markets throughout the year, but they are at their very best from August through October when they are in season. Delicious Food Recipes - Arts and Crafts Ideas - Entertaining Tips - Gardening - Pets - Martha Stewart. Cast Iron Pans, Cast Iron Skillets, Cast Iron Cookware, Seasoning Cast Iron, How To Season Cast Iron, How to Clean Cast Iron.

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Cast Iron Pans, Cast Iron Skillets, Cast Iron Cookware, Seasoning Cast Iron, How To Season Cast Iron, How to Clean Cast Iron

Clean it! As long as it has no cracks or nicks, you can clean, season, and use it. I personally own five (5) old cast iron pots - a 10-inch and a 12-inch cast iron skillet, two large cast iron griddles, and a cast iron Dutch Oven. I love my cast iron pans! There are several reasons that people rave about their cast iron pans and cast iron skillets. Cooking With Cast Iron Cookware: You can use a single cast iron frying pan or cast iron skillet for just about any cooking task: Bake a cake, sear a filet, roast or fry a chicken, fry potatoes, stir-fry vegetables, etc.

An old-fashion way to cook fat-free: The benefits of cast iron pans and skillets are terrific: Foods glide out of it as from no pan made with Teflon; it goes from stove to oven; no special utensils are needed to cook in it; it won't warp, and cleanup is a cinch. Purchasing vintage and new cast-iron pans: Cast Iron Griddles: Misc.

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