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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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Do You Save Your Oil?

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by Steve 4 days ago

If you deep fry or other heavy use of oil, do you ever strain and put it back in the bottle? Same bottle or a bottle for just recycled oil? If you've done this, did you like the results? I r...

Best substitute for arrowroot powder besides flour?

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by izabelau 2 months ago

A vegan orange chicken recipe calls for it to thicken the batter on tofu or veggies. What else could I use instead?

Is it possible to pressure fry at home?

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by Dylan 16 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 ...

Great Induction Deep Fryer for $40.00!

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by zackly 5 years ago

I bought this Tatung induction hot plate & covered pan combo awhile back from Newegg when it was on sale. It sat unopened in the box until last evening when I wanted to try a new recipe for Mochiko...

How do they make the fries?

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by Ghostquatre 5 years ago

Hi, Quebecer here, I was wondering, how do you make french fries so they are a deep orange-brown color like the ones you find in greasy spoons/snackbars operated by the French-Canadians? I find ...

What's the proper way to clean a cast iron dutch oven used for deep frying?

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by TKB21 7 months ago

I have a large cast iron dutch oven that I use often to fry french fries and chicken. I just got done with re-seasoning it due to the grease build up on the sides from accidental overflows and drip...

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...

Tell me about an air fryer, and why would I want one?

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by wabi 4 years ago

I just found out about air fryers, and it seems to be a gadget in search of a use. A quick search of Amazon reveals all kinds of fryers and now a slew of cook books about them from celebrity chefs ...

March 2009/July 2012 COTM Fish Without a Doubt: Baking & Roasting, Searing & Sautéing, Frying

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by foxy fairy 11 years ago

**March 2009 Cookbook of the Month** is Fish Without a Doubt by Rick Moonen and Roy Finamore. Please post your full-length reviews of recipes for baking and roasting, searing and sautéing, and f...

Melting red band shortening

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by lindalinw22wilson 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 11 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 2 years 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...

Air Fryer

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by codmeister 2 years 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 2 years 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 13 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 2 years 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...