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Easy Cooking Tips

Easy Cooking Tips


Easy Cooking Tips - So Easy RecipesTo be honest, sometimes cooking by itself can be a difficult task, but just sometimes not always, that´s why I create this section.

There are many details that need to be observed and we must always be aware of them. We always have to cook with pleasure and love. Although we encounter a recipe or an ingredient that at first glance seems a challenge, everything is easier when you have a short-cut or tip. with a few easy cooking tips so you can overcome these challenges easily.

Little things that make the flavours and the dish done more quickly thus bringing a greater reward. Take advantage of our easy cooking tips.

How to peel garlic easily?
Let the garlic cloves to soak in water for about 10 minutes, the bark will fall off more easily. You also can put down the side of a kitchen knife on the clove and give a slight bump, the bark is also loose and easy to take.

How to leave the minced beef more loose?
Fry it in oil only, only after being cooked add the seasoning (garlic, onion, salt, pepper) It needs to be at room temperature can not be even a little bit frozen otherwise will stick together.

How to make tomato sauce less acidic?
Add 1 teaspoon of sugar and 1/3 cup of milk to 2 kg of tomatoes or the same as for 1 can of sauce ready.

How do I know that the meat in the pressure cooker is thoroughly soft?
A good Easy Cooking Tips is to cook the meat with beer, the meet will be tender and easy to cut and what is best the meat doesn't taste as beer - Proportion: 1 can for 1 kg of meat

How to remove the onion strong flavour?
Peel the onions and soak in water for 15 minutes.

How to make the chicken more tender?
Season with a little vinegar and let rest for at least 1 hour, it becomes softer and with a special flavour.

Will prepare a pork tenderloin or ham?
Leave in the marinade with dry white wine, salt and crushed garlic to 24 hours. Will add excellent taste and leave the meat tender.

How to remove the skin of the tomatoes easily?
Bring a pan with water to boil. With a knife make an X in the tomato bottom. When the water is boiling, throw carefully the tomatoes and leave for 5 minutes, remove the tomatoes and wait to cool down and it is easy to remove the skin.

How to make crisp and drier potato chips?
Peel and slice the potatoes. Soak in a bowl with water mixed with a cap of liquid alcohol for about 5 minutes. Drain the potatoes and dry with a cloth. Put oil in a pan to heat. When hot, place a portion of potatoes, but not many. Do not move, so they do not stick.

How to do to the potatoes do not break while cooking them?
When cooking potatoes, whole or chopped, put in the cooking water a few drops of vinegar, they will be firmer. And when you reach the ideal point of cooking, rinse them in abundant cold water to stop the cooking process.

How can I make cakes and pies do not stick in the pan?
Grease the pan always with margarine and flour, never grease with butter or oil.

How do I know when the cake is properly baked?
The cake is ready when you stick a wood-stick or a bladed-knife into the middle of cake and if he turns out dried.

How to make the cake does not collapse ?
When the cake is ready, turn off the oven. Do not remove the cake from the oven. Allow to cool naturally and only remove when it reaches room temperature.

How much salt do I have to use when seasoning red meat?
Work with proportions: for every kg / pound of beef, use 1/2 tablespoon of salt. Always salt the meat when it goes into the pan / pot. Never season before. Even in barbecues. For sea-salt, increase the proportion to 1 tablespoon per kg / pound.

How to fry a steak properly?
The steak should be at room temperature. If you remove the steak from the fridge and fry it and then the meat becomes hard. Never fry a frozen steak. Fry the steaks, preferably one by one, and only turn the steak when they begin to drop blood on top, then turn over and fry for a little while on the other side. If you fry the steak for a long time will become hard and rubbery.

How to fry an egg properly?
If the pan it is very hot it will burns the egg. Ideally you should leave the heat in a medium with a string of oil and place the egg. Once you place the egg, turn heat to minimum temperature. If they are scrambled eggs, keep the temperature high, but distance itself from the heat to move them.

How to make a beef steak or breaded chicken?
Beat 1 or 2 eggs in a bowl. Season the meat and let rest in the beaten eggs for about 1 hour. Pass through the bread crumbs and fry. They will be more tender and flavourful.

How to avoid lumps in custards or sauces?
Stir with a whisk, and when starts to boil, lower the heat to a minimum and never stop moving. The secret is to stir well until the end of the process.

How to season salad without leaving the leaves with a dark colour ?
What makes the leaves darker it is the vinegar. So, when you make salad just season when it's time to serve, so the leaves will always remain bright and crisp.

How to cook pasta properly?
The amount of water to cook pasta should always be much higher than the amount of pasta, with a ratio of approximately 5 X 1. In a high saucepan bring the water to boil with a pinch of salt. When the water starts boiling, add the pasta and briefly stirred with a fork. Do not put oil or olive oil in the water.