What can I use to thicken soup instead of flour?
Keep stirring the soup or sauce until it has thickened up. In place of flour, you can also use corn starch, potato starch, or any other starch.
Frequently asked Questions 🎓
Quiz: How long do leftovers keep in the refrigerator? Although one to two weeks may seem like a reasonable response, the answer is B. Most leftovers, such as cooked beef, pork, seafood or chicken, chili, soups, pizza, casseroles and stew can be safely kept for three to four days.
High in lean protein and flavor, jerky can be used as zesty ingredient in many foods. Try dicing some and adding it to breakfast omelets, on baked potatoes or salads. Jerky can also be added to soups or stews, and can provide a helpful iron and nutrient boost.
Heat a large pot over medium-high heat. Add bacon and cook until crispy, about 5 to 8 minutes.
A large pot or container of food that is hot should not be placed in the refrigerator or freezer. The hot food can raise the temperature inside the refrigerator/freezer which can be a risk for food already in the appliance.
According the expert McGee consulted, soup or stock left to cool overnight, then reboiled for 10 minutes and properly refrigerated in the morning is still safe to eat because it isn't cool long enough for the bacteria to germinate and reproduce up to dangerous levels.
The dressing should be pretty soupy so it doesn't dry out during baking. You may need to add more stock*. Cover, bake, for 35 minutes and uncovered for 10 minutes until browned or until well set and cooked through..
If the stuffing came out too wet and soggy (aka bread soup!) try not to over mix it, otherwise it'll turn into mush. Curtis Stone says to pour it on a large sheet tray and spread it out. Bake it on high heat to crisp it up, but make sure it doesn't burn.
A few more cooking questions 📍
How much oil replaces an egg?
To replace one egg when baking, spring for 1/4 cup of vegetable oil. It truly works like a charm. However, if you'll need more than one egg per recipe you'll want to try a different substitute for eggs. Using too much oil (even of the healthy variety) can make your recipe too oily or greasy..
Can you undercook a burger?
Always cook burgers thoroughly, whether you're cooking them on the barbecue or in the kitchen. Burgers served rare or undercooked may contain harmful bacteria that could cause food poisoning (Opens in a new window). Before serving your burgers, always check that: they're steaming hot all the way through.
Do you have to wash pasta after cooking?
Do not rinse the pasta, though. The starch in the water is what helps the sauce adhere to your pasta. Rinsing pasta will cool it and prevent absorption of your sauce. The only time you should ever rinse your pasta is when you are going to use it in a cold dish like a pasta salad..
Why do you put slits in hot dogs?
Because hot dogs are sold fully cooked, it may seem like all you need to do is put them over a hot fire until they're sufficiently heated through. ... Then, when on the grill, these slits expand open, which allows the heat to reach the center of the sausage more quickly, resulting in a shorter cooking time.
Is Rock Lobster good for you?
Lobsters are a great source of selenium and also contain omega-3 fatty acids. They can help protect against thyroid disease, depression, and anemia. Lobster can serve as the main source of protein in a meal. Defrost frozen lobster in the refrigerator, not at room temperature..
Should my pot roast be covered in liquid?
Should the roast be covered with liquid in the slow cooker? You don't need a lot of liquid to cook a roast in the slow cooker. In fact, I often cook very fatty pork roasts without any liquid at all. However, the liquid adds flavor and keeps a lean roast from getting dry.
Can you make crab cakes the night before?
Can crab cakes be made ahead of time? Yes, you can form the cakes and keep them in the refrigerator up to a day ahead of time. Although, wait to coat them with the panko until right before frying so they do not get soggy. Once cooked, crab cakes will last up to 2 days in the refrigerator.
Can you eat at Costco without a membership?
A Costco membership is required to get in the door and into the food court at many Costco locations. Yet in warmer climates where the food court is outside the store, food can be bought without a membership. Costco is known for serving pizza, hot dogs, and other treats for less than $5.