How to Add Umami to Your Cooking?

Answer The fifth taste, called umami, or savory flavor, has been used by Japanese cooks for about 1,200 years. The fifth taste is hard to describe, yet unlike salty, sour, sweet or bitter. While the word ... Read More »

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On Friday you had an terrible experience cooking in an industrial kitchen environment and now you are afraid of cooking in ovens as you have lost your confidence Can anyone explain if this is possible?

This is very possible. If you are Jewish and survived the holacost you might be afraid of ovens or industrial size oven. yea that's about it theres no other explanation

Does your wife's cooking remind you somewhat of an icepick stuck directly in your forehead?

Oh yikes - even I can do better than deep fried tuna helper - and I am not a very good cook. Maybe you should buy her cable so she can watch The Food Network.

Is cooking sherry used just like infused cooking oils?

No. Oils and alcohols have two different functions. For example alcohols are frequently used to de-glaze a pan to start to use the burnt on goodies as the basis of a sauce or a gravy.

British Food Cooking Question: Does anyone have any good recipes for cooking...?

Yeah, I think that goes really good with a dose of extra strength penicillin.*cries because spots are uber creepy!*