If you’re cooking them fresh, don’t fry them. Boil until they float. … If eating day old boiled pierogi (they last until the next day?), then fry them…

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How do you get boiled eggs to peel easily? Add salt and vinegar to the water before cooking. The salt permeates the shell a little bit, and the…

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Add noodles and begin timing after water has returned to boil. If cooking semidried udon, boil 8 to 9 minutes before testing; if cooking dried, boil 10 to…

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Adding salt to water adds flavor to the water, which is absorbed by the food. … Another reason salt is added to water is because it increases the…

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Compared to air or land, water is a slow conductor of heat. That means it needs to gain more energy than a comparable amount of air or land…

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Cooking oil and fat shouldn’t be poured down sinks as it can cause blockages. Small amounts of cooking oil, fats, plate scrapings of fatty food can be added…

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Add 8 cups water and bring to a boil over med/high heat. 2. Once water boils, add the peeled and deveined shrimp and simmer until pink, about 2-3…

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When water is heated it evaporates, which means it turns into water vapor and expands. At 100℃ it boils, thus rapidly evaporating. And at boiling point, the invisible…

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Place the eggs in a single layer in a saucepan and cover with cold water by 1 to 2 inches. Heat over high heat until the water comes…

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Test Kitchen Tip: You can boil potatoes ahead of time for use later as long as you cover and refrigerate them. They’ll last for up to three days…

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