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Frying

Does an Air Fryer Deserve a Spot Next to Your Instant Pot?

It's a cruel fact of life: fried food is so good for your tastebuds (and nucleus accumbens), and so not-great for pretty much all the rest of you. Sure, you can bake things instead of frying them, but...
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Melting red band shortening

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by lindalinw22wilson 2 months ago

We are opening a fish and chip shop we tried fryers today unsure weather we should have put the red band frying oil straight onto the elements or leave on bottom platform as we tried leaving the oi...

Rendered Duck Fat is better than Ghee?

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by kelvin_of_ranard 3 months ago

Having sampled and taste-tested the evidence, evaluated home-chef testimony, rendered duck fat is judged superior than ghee for sautéing and light frying!

Recipe ideas

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by manolotraveler 5 months ago

I just got a new, enormous saute pan and so I'm looking for some recipe inspiration! Especially interested in pan-braises (like chicken cacciatore) so I can fry/saute things AND braise them in this...

Pan frying help

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by bethanyimsland 6 months ago

I don’t use this method often, but every once in a while I forget how much of a pain it is, and I have a menu item come up that I need to pan fry in batches. Not deep fry, but .5 inch of oil or so....

Best (most adhesive) Egg Dip for Breading Food

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by zackly 8 months ago

Regarding the standard breading procedure (flour-egg wash-bread crumbs), I have a question. Has it ever been determined what is the best egg dip for maximum adhesion of the bread crumbs? Just eggs ...

Deep Fryer Disappointment

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by Brittbabelsu 10 years ago

So, I spent hours reading reviews, comparing prices, etc., to get the "right" deep fryer. I have been frying in a pot with oil and thermometer, and my biggest complaint with that was mess. I bought...

Why can't I fry diced potatoes?

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by GEC 1 year ago

I seem to live in a different potato universe than everyone else. I see all these recipes where you put some oil in a pan on medium heat, then add raw diced potatoes, and they cook in 5-6 minu...

Is it possible to pressure fry at home?

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by Dylan 15 years ago

Most people know that one of the "secrets" to KFC (personally, I'm a fine of the stuff) is the fact that they fry it in a pressure cooker. Now, an industrial pressure fryer is a pretty scary thing ...

Air Fryer

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by codmeister 1 year ago

My wife just bought a new air fryer. It's supposedly a healthier way of frying food than traditional deep fat/oil frying. I tried cooking batter-coated cod fish. The result? The batter was not...

Cooking Steak in Safflower Oil

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by beef_man 1 year ago

I was wondering if anyone has experience cooking steak in safflower oil and whether it came out well or not.

No peanut oil for turkey frying

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by MarkC 12 years ago

Where I live, we don't have peanut oil. Does anyone have an opinion as to second best for turkey frying?

Maintaining Fried Potato Texture in Vegetable Hash at End

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by EsotericWaffles 1 year ago

Over the past two or three years, I have probably made over one hundred hashes and, during this time, I have yet to come up with a solution to the problem of degrading fried potato texture in a pot...

Double Fry Method on Turkey

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by biggy8133 1 year ago

Double Frying is a great method for cooking, especially to get that crispy skin on chicken while making sure inside is cooked all the way. I was wondering if anyone has ever thought of frying a wh...

Crisp fried potatoes for 100

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by jennifer852501 1 year ago

My daughter is getting married and I'm doing most of the food. As a side they want me to make crispy fried potatoes w/bacon (parboiled then fried). No problem except there will be in excess of 100 ...

Unexpected uses for a Wok?

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by travelerjjm 1 year ago

I love cooking with my carbon steel wok. Of course I use it for many Asian dishes. I also use it with the bamboo steamer for other steaming. Sometimes I use it for quick browning of veggies. I am i...

Does anyone have an air fryer? Do you love/hate it?

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by Njchicaa 2 years ago

My in-laws always get me some kind of cooking "gadget" for Christmas as they know that I love to cook. Over the years I've gotten a rice cooker, a bread machine, a Le Creuset casserole, and an Ins...

How to fry potstickers without burning the bottoms?

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by Firatcim 5 years ago

Try as hard as I might I often screw it up. Last night, I burnt the bottoms of my handmade potstickers again. Any foolproof methods? Please, share. Thanks

Veal Kidneys

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by Boleslaw 1 year ago

I shopped at the big C-Town supermarket at 205th Street and Broadway on Saturday. They sell a lot of meats, including variety meats, aimed at various ethnic groups living in Inwood. I bought slices...

Air Fryer question

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by raberbm 1 year ago

Has anyone used an air fryer for beer battered scallops? If so, what were the results?

Help! How do I cook eggs over easy without breaking the yolks?

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by Beau711 11 years ago

I love eggs over easy but have no luck when I flip them over - the yolks either break or stick. I make sure the pan is hot enough but I'm doing something wrong. Suggestions please.