Do you oil your pan before/after heating?

by Hana_Asbrink 1 month ago

Hi Chowhounds, Happy Friday! I had a question I wanted to pose to all of you home and professional cooks: When do you oil your pan? Most of time, I would say I pour my oil into a cold pan (r...

Why can't I fry diced potatoes?

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...

Frying pan sizes for sautéing vegetables for 2 persons?

by CHSeifert 5 months ago

What size frying pans do you own for sautéing vegetables? I usually cook for 2 persons and rarely for more than that. I think 3 frying pans for sautéing should be enough to be able to sauté p...

I don't know how but I messed up the butternut squash...

by annekins 8 months ago

Tiny bit of backstory: About a year ago, a friend and I decided to cook butternut squash for the first time. Aside from not peeling it, we did pretty okay; the squash was soft, cooked fully, an...

Brooklyn Copper Cookware vs. Duparquet

by Politiceaux 9 months ago

All, I'm considering one of the above for a christmas gift - likely a saute. Both seem to be very fine pieces of cookware. Do any of you know of any drawbacks to either, besides the BCC being more ...

Pierogi's - Boil before Saute ??

by Jimbosox04 9 years ago

I made some fresh Pierogi's today and was wondering if I should boil them for a few minutes before I saute them in a skillet with butter and onions of should I just saute them real slow until done ...

Mushroom and Truffle Oil Panini

by tvan614 1 year ago

I want to make a panini with mushrooms and truffle oil. What is the best way to ensure the mushrooms will have the most flavor from the oil? Should I sautee them in the oil before "panining" the...

Saute Onion and Meat - What went wrong?

by starzzz 2 years ago

Hi All, Last night for dinner I sauted an 8ounces/230grams onion first and then added with the onion 17ounces/500grams of diced lamb and veal in prep for a stir fry. I used my Demeyere Apollo 4....

Ingredients that lose their flavor when heated too long

by michaeljc70 2 years ago

I did a search hoping to find a list as the title mentions. Didn't find anything. Does anyone have one or can point me to one? Some things I've heard may just be old wives tails. I am basic...

The Science of Sauteed Mushrooms

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 2 years ago

I gotta confess--I'm a sauteed shroomaholic. If they're on a restaurant menu, odds are close to 100% that I'm ordering them. And I've been known to whomp 'em up in the kitchen, too. It occurs to me...

Need a new cooking oil

by zackly 4 years ago

I need a new reasonably priced ($10.00 or less a gallon) oil to sauté and pan fry with. My old standby, corn oil, now smells nasty to me. I never liked Canola for cooking because it smells like tw...

When to add vegetables to ground beef recipes

by antihawk 3 years ago

Hi all, In recipes containing ground beef, such as Bolognese and Chili, there are a wide variety of instructions as to when, or at what stage, to add the vegetables to the dish. Proposed idea...

My meatballs ALWAYS fall apart!

by Michelly 7 years ago

I've made many different recipes of meatballs. I do not overmix them, and I gently form the balls. However, when I saute them, at some point, most of them start falling apart. Any suggestions?

Pan for tossing/sauteing pasta?

by owen311 3 years ago

Hi, everybody, I'm a new comer. I plan to buy a (2.5-3 quart) stainless steel pan for tossing/sauteing pasta (and a few times risotto within a year). I'm considering All-Clad 12" Fry Pan or 3-qt...

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

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by foxy fairy 10 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...

Dredged, Sautéed Chicken Cutlets?

by DuffyH 3 years ago

For years I've been making simple flour-dredged sautéed chicken cutlets, but have often wondered if they have a proper name. I figure that if parm/bread crumb coated cutlets are Chicken Milanese, t...

Best way to Pan-Roast Chicken?

by SmallSteps3000 3 years ago

Help! Brines and Marinades are RUINING the skin on my chicken! The skin is not as crisp and as dark as I'd like it to be with zero of that lovely smokey/charred/fried flavor that you get from a ...

Heating oil correctly

by Marie... 4 years ago

One thing I admire about cooks in the kitchen is their comfort and ease at cooking with oil. I find this step of sautéing/frying to be extremely intimidating. I never seem to have the right tempe...

All purpose non GMO oil for sauteeing

by sueatmo 5 years ago

I've used canola oil for a long time for sauteeing. I've used extra virgin olive oil for decades for salads. One of my adult kids has given me a hard time about using canola. So now I need to buy s...

Kale Preparation

by Kayasuma 7 years ago

Any suggestions on how to cook this stuff? I love it, but every time I prepare it (saute), it comes out so darn tough. I'm sure boiling it would be the easiest method, but a lot of nutrients are ...

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