Delia the Crone Discussion started by Delia the Crone 10 years ago
I'm curious to know exactly why I should heat the pan BEFORE adding the oil? Or should I? If I should, how hot should the pan be before I pour the oil into it?
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Danny Campo
Danny Campo Typically this is done to get a good sear on the item you are cooking. If a pan is not hot enough your food will not brown, it will just kind of boil.. It is the browning of food that gives it a... Show more 10 years ago
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Elisa DiVirgilio
Elisa DiVirgilio Danny - great reply! 10 years ago
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Delia the Crone
Delia the Crone Thanks, Danny! You've given me a lot more information than I imagined it had to do with! Now I'll pay VERY close attention, when sauteeing. 10 years ago
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