Just the Right Chicken Parmesan

A classic Italian-American Parmesan — a casserole of fried, breaded meat or eggplant covered with tomato sauce and molten cheese — is all about balance.

Have questions about recipes, cooking and food? My job is to answer them. Ask me anything: foodeditor@nytimes.com.

Recipes often say to heat oil in a sauté pan until it is hot but not smoking. Short of having a highly specialized thermometer, how the hell am I supposed to know when an eighth of an inch of oil is about to smoke?

Put a few tablespoons of oil into a sauté pan and set it over high heat. Watch what happens. The temperature rises and the oil begins to loosen a little, to lose some of its viscosity. It spreads across the pan. Then it begins to shimmer, dance, almost to giggle. Then it begins to smoke. Then it burns. Here endeth the lesson: The shimmer is your highly specialized thermometer. It tells you the oil is hot and good to go.

Would you please help me determine how best to adjust baking times for a gas oven versus an electric oven? There must be something more reliable than a cook’s intuition.

Electric ovens generally provide a more even heat than gas ones, and as a result can cook “faster” than gas, at least at high temperatures. But not always. That’s why good recipes don’t just tell you at what temperature to bake and for what period of time, but what the pie or cake or cookies should look like or feel like at the end: “golden brown at the edges,” say. Baking may be a science. But that doesn’t make it any less of an art.

“Serve immediately.” What does this mean? Why do some recipes include this imperative?

Because no one likes room-temperature French fries. Next!

Is it possible to keep the yolk in the center of a hard-boiled egg so that deviled eggs turn out neatly?

Some will tell you to lay the eggs on their sides for a day before you cook them, to “center” the yolks. Others will tell you to turn them upside down to achieve the same result. There is a crowd that would have you lay the eggs carefully in cold water in a pan, heat it slowly to a boil, then stir the eggs carefully in one direction, and then another. You can try all of that. But the truth is, there is no one better at centering a yolk than Mama Chicken herself. The best bet is to get the freshest eggs you can find, which will help in matters of taste, too.

Now that I’ve made enough tomato sauce to last all winter (in the freezer), what should I put it on when I’m sick of pasta?

You could put a nice piece of steamed or roasted halibut on top of it. You could drop meatballs into the sauce and serve them with bread. Or you could make like Melissa Clark, and use the sauce as a base for a luscious dinner of chicken Parmesan shown above.

In Other News

fake money

Keywords clouds text link http://alonhatro.com

Dịch vụ seo, Dịch vụ seo nhanh , Thiết kế website ,  máy sấy   thịt bò mỹ  thành lập doanh nghiệp
Visunhomegương trang trí  nội thất  cửa kính cường lực  Vinhomes Grand Park  lắp camera Song Phát thiết kế nhà thegioinhaxuong.net/

Our PBN System:  thiết kế nhà xưởng thiết kế nội thất thiết kế nhà tem chống giả

aviatorsgame.com ban nhạcconfirmationbiased.com 
radiantcitymovie.comeatatdistrict.com
chaletedelweiss.useve-razor.com
occastudios.commoscasenlasopa.net
skaratoken.comshowdx.com
thelettersmovie.comheritage-gifts.com
singstreetmovie.comdeadaccountsonbroadway.com
moscasenlasopa.netratchasima.net
eatatdistrict.comthe-movie-trailer.com 
theboroughraleigh.comradio-electronics.co
mariankihogo.com  ốp lưngGiường ngủ triệu gia  Ku bet ku casino

https://maysayhaitan.com/  https://dovevn.com/ buy fake money https://sgnexpress.vn/ máy sấy buồn sấy lạnh

mặt nạ  mặt nạ ngủ  Mặt nạ môi mặt nạ bùn mặt nạ kem mặt nạ bột mặt nạ tẩy tế bào chết  mặt nạ đất sét mặt nạ giấy mặt nạ dưỡng mặt nạ đắp mặt  mặt nạ trị mụn
mặt nạ tế bào gốc mặt nạ trị nám tem chống giả

https://galaxymedia.vn/  công ty tổ chức sự kiện tổ chức sự kiện
Ku bet ku casino
Sâm tươi hàn quốc trần thạch cao trần thạch cao đẹp

suất ăn công nghiệpcung cấp suất ăn công nghiệp

https://docs-cashshop.com/
https://galaxymedia.vn/dich-vu-to-chuc-su-kien-la-gi-quy-trinh-to-chuc-su-kien-nhu-the-nao-id3108.html

© 2020 US News. All Rights Reserved.