baking soda as a tenderizer - has ruined my food twice now....

by xiaobao12 8 years ago

the first dish was a hoisin stir fry and the second dish was japanese curry (S&B)...i was using chicken breast both times (not the ideal meat but that's what i had) - not a lot of fat so i'd though...

Tenderizing octopus

by Howard Metz 16 years ago

How would I go about tenderizing octopus before grilling over charcoal? How long do you grill it? Thanks Howard


by pumpkin donut 2 years ago

Does anyone have experience with both an upright mallet & the kind that looks like a hammer? I've had a hammer one forever & the coating starting flaking off. It certainly did it's job easily but...

Confusion over needle tenderizers - thoughts?

by tastyjon 11 years ago

I've noticed some notable chefs giving a lot of praise for the needle tenderizers - those hand held devices full of sharp pins. On the one hand, I can see it being a good device to tenderize f...

Needle tenerizer for marinade absorbtion

by zackly 4 years ago

I got this inexpensive device this week to tenderize beef steaks. Today I used it on a whole chicken (split) and it really seemed to facilitate rapid marinade (jerk rub) absorption. Usually just th...

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