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Cooking Tips You Probably Don’t Know
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cooked steak tipDid you know that:

For more intense flavor in a grilled steak, you should let the seasoned steak sit uncovered in the refrigerator overnight.  The moisture loss bring heat conducting fat to the surface which leads to crisper skin, better browning, and more intense flavor.

Did you know that:

When you want a more intense caramel colored stock, the trick is to blacken the cut sides of a halved onion (with the skin left on) in a dry cast-iron pan.  Add the onion to your stock pot.

Did you know that:

When you want moist tender pork chops cooked on top of the stove, get your pan very hot.  Then turn the heat down to medium and add the chops.  The outer edges of the meet will get tender while the center reaches the perfect temperature.

Having trouble flipping those omelets?

Start at the edge of the omelet closest to you and use your spatula to gently roll up the omelet at about 1 1/2 intervals.  When you’re about halfway, ad a tablespoon of butter to the pan.  It will help prevent sticking and adds a nice sheen to the eggs.

What are some of your favorite tips to make cooking easier for this Reluctant Cook?

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