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How to not burn cooking oil in a pan?

Cooking oil is essential for processes like frying, searing, sauteing, and grilling. There is a risk when using cooking in a pan, that is cooking oil burning. Cooking oil burning not only creates a fire hazard in the kitchen and home, it also releases harmful smoke and chemicals that can be hazardous to your health.… Read More »

Why does cooking oil burn on stainless steel pan.

Stainless steel pan is a popular choice as a cooking pan because of its durability, non-toxic, good conductivity, easy to clean (if no food sticking), light weight, polished and shining. Normally people use stainless steel pan for frying, sautéing, and searing, with cooking oil as a common ingredient. But when using a stainless steel pan,… Read More »

How to prevent fond from burning?

When you are searing or sautéing food with a pan, you may find some black color bits in the pan. That is burning fond, which originally is browned bits or brown residue of food left on the bottom of the pan. While the fond is still in brown color, it can be made as a… Read More »

Why do eggs bubble when frying? (crispy brown egg)

Frying egg, a simple cooking way of preparing egg dishes. Some people prefer fried egg with runny yolk, smooth egg white surface, and when eating it feels soft. But some people prefer a fried egg with a crispy texture, looks a bit brown, fluffy, and feels a bit crunchy when eating it. It is upon… Read More »

How to keep fried rice from sticking to pan

Fried rice is a dish which is popular in east Asian, southeast Asean, and south Asian. It is prepared by stir fry the rice with other ingredients like egg, meat, vegetable, corn, and garlic, in the pan. When preparing fried rice, there is a common problem that is always faced by a lot of people.The… Read More »

Why does fried rice stick to pan (or wok)

Everyone who fry rice may face a common problem which is that fried rice sticks to the pan. Regardless of cast iron pan, carbon steel pan, stainless steel pan, or Teflon non stick pan, all these are facing the fried rice sticking problem. So actually what is the science behind the food sticking to the… Read More »

Can you cook rice in a nonstick pan?

Normally a rice cooker is used to cook rice. What if one day the rice cooker suddenly breaks down and doesn’t have a spare rice cooker for use? Maybe you have to think of a solution before you get a new rice cooker for you. Let’s say you only have a nonstick pan in the… Read More »