Thursday, October 23, 2008

Kitchen Myths

Kitchen Myths found on the net... useful & sensical.
  • Searing meat seals in the juice
  • "Real" chili cannot contain beans or tomatoes
  • Microwave cooking destroys nutrients more than other cooking method
  • All thickening agents are created equal
  • Use water instead of milk when making scrambled eggs and omelets
  • Sushi means raw fish
  • When you add alcohol to a recipe it all evaporates during cooking so there is none in the final dish
  • Hot pan, cold oil
  • Heating a pan prevents sticking by closing cracks in the metal
  • You can make a baked potato in the microwave
  • Gas stoves are better than electric
  • Cold water boils faster than warm water

& many more at the link above!