Frying Techniques

Saute – Stir Fry – Pan Fry – Shallow Fry – Deep Fry – The main differences among the different frying techniques is the amount of fat used.  Here, learn all about these different frying techniques and understand that the more fat you use, the more constant the temperature and the more evenly your food will cook. And we’ll also take a look at stir fry, similar to sautéing but with subtle differences.
 

How To Cook Rainbow Trout Filets

July 15, 2015 0 Comments
How To Cook Rainbow Trout Filets

How I Cook Fresh Rainbow Trout Filets On Top of the Stove Sunday night we were having company so my wife and I picked up some fresh trout at the farmer’s market in the morning after taking our dog Bailey for a hike.  I have gotten to know one of the fishmongers at the market […]

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How Much Heat To Use When Sauteing

September 16, 2012 7 Comments
How Much Heat To Use When Sauteing

How Much Heat Should I Use When Sauteing? I recently received an email from a reader asking about the type of heat to use when using the cooking technique of sauteing. Medium Medium High High They also wanted to know about the heat of the pan and the fat you cook with.  Great questions so […]

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Stir Fry Lessons for Home Cooks

June 18, 2012 2 Comments
Stir Fry Lessons for Home Cooks

How to Stir Fry in Your Own Kitchen Every week or so I get a craving for Chinese food. There’s something about those crunchy vegetables, tender meats, and incredible flavors that forces me to dig out a menu buried in a kitchen drawer and order from a local restaurant. The Chinese have a way of […]

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The Difference Between Saute, Pan Fry and Stir Fry

April 30, 2010 25 Comments
The Difference Between Saute, Pan Fry and Stir Fry

What’s The Difference Between Saute, Pan Fry and Stir Fry There was an interesting discussion over at The Reluctant Gourmet Cooking Community a while back regarding the difference, if any, between pan frying and sautéing.  The two techniques are similar in that they are both dry heat cooking methods in which foods are cooked over […]

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Deep Frying and Pan Frying Tips Plus Techniques

May 11, 2007 4 Comments
Deep Frying and Pan Frying Tips Plus Techniques

Desperate to Deep Fry When I received this question from Brenda who was having trouble frying chicken tenders for her kids, I asked a few my chef friends who brilliantly responded with ideas and suggestions. Brenda wrote, I need some pointers on frying…I’ve been cooking for years and just recently I’ve been having problems with […]

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