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Kitchen 101: Cooking Methods

Kitchen 101: Cooking Methods
Kitchen 101: Cooking Methods Buy the Cooking Methods Posters at The Sweet Tooth Paper Goods Company! Enter “LIFEHACKER” into the promo code box and get 10% off the Mixing Methods Poster! Slow and gentle, rough and fast, hot and wet. Can you guess what I’m talking about? Of course not, you dirty-minded foodie. Some methods refer to where the heat is applied and others refer to the tool used to create heat. As for baking, you may be wondering just how many cooking methods are actually used in making pastries. Dry-Heat Cooking Methods The first of the two major categories in cooking methods is the Dry-Heat collection of methods. Baking Ninety percent of the recipes in this blog will call you to bake it at some point. Did you know? Baking refers to the cooking method that requires cooking in an enclosed space with dry heat. Tip: When using a convection oven, you can adjust the recipe by reducing the baking time by 25% or reducing the temperature by 25 degrees. Roasting Broiling/Grilling Barbecue

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