What fruit makes the best jam?
Use fresh, dry, slightly under-ripe fruit. Strawberries and raspberries are best layered with the sugar and left for a couple of hours before cooking. Plums, currants, gooseberries, cherries etc need to be lightly poached before sugar is added. Pectin, naturally found in fruit is vital to make your jam set..
Frequently asked Questions 🎓
While the cherry emoji somewhat leans towards the inexperienced (because `cherry' has been a term for `virginity'), strawberry is also used to denote sexual interest. But this one is a bit tricky because strawberry is also a symbol of someone who is promiscuous.
The strawberry is actually the symbol for the goddess of love, Venus in mythology. Hell, the shape of a strawberry is even a heart, which is why it was once a tradition to feed newlywed couples strawberry soup to assist their bedroom life while on their honeymoon in France.
Because of that, and the varied locations where they are grown, the national strawberry season is said to run January through November. In the Deep South, when to harvest strawberries will usually be late April and May. In the middle part of the country, at Eckert's, May and June are typically best..
Fresh strawberries can go directly into the refrigerator, but will do just fine on the counter for a couple of days. ... Strawberries will soak up the water, making them more susceptible to spoilage. Even with careful handling, strawberries won't last longer than a few days without refrigeration..
A few more cooking questions 📍
What happens to the water as it boils?
When water is boiled, the heat energy is transferred to the molecules of water, which begin to move more quickly. Eventually, the molecules have too much energy to stay connected as a liquid. When this occurs, they form gaseous molecules of water vapor, which float to the surface as bubbles and travel into the air.
How do you desalinate corned beef?
When you get your corned beef packer, take the brisket from the pack. Let it soak in the fridge in a bucket of water overnight (8 hours minimum). This will allow the corned beef to desalinate which is a must. The meat will be wayyy to salty to eat as pastrami, if you throw it on the smoker as is..
How long does it take to cook a 4 ounce lobster tail?
A 4-ounce lobster tail will take from 5 to 8 minutes. An 8-ounce lobster tail will take from 8 to 10 minutes. You want the lobster meat to be opaque (white) throughout, not translucent, and firm. Be careful not to overcook lobster tail, which can cause it to become tough.
How do you cook gammon steaks Jamie Oliver?
Heat frying pan over medium-high heat and add a couple of good lugs of olive oil. Put your gammon in the pan, and pop a smaller lid directly on top of the meat. Push gently on the lid, and cook for a few minutes, shaking the pan every now and then, until the gammon is caramelized and golden on the bottom.