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Kitchen faq

Is glasslock a good brand?

We recommend the Glasslock 18-Piece Container Set only if you want a glass set that’s leakproof. Like a lot of glass containers we considered, these have a history of chipping over time (although many Wirecutter staffers report no issues after years of use). Who owns Glasslock? SGC Solution, a Seoul-based glassware manufacturer that owns the Click here to continue reading…

Is a 9×13 pan a quarter sheet?

You may have already guessed, but it measures 13-by-9 inches. This is the sheet pan to use for smaller batch cooking. Is a 1/4 sheet cake a 9×13? Cake Pan 1/4 Sheet – 9″ X 13″ X 3″ Is 9×13 a half sheet? 1/2 Size Sheet Pan A 1/2 size sheet pan’s dimensions are 13” Click here to continue reading…

Should scallops be soaked before cooking?

We strongly recommend purchasing “dry” scallops (those without chemical additives). If you can only find “wet” scallops, soak them in a solution of 1 quart cold water, 1/4 cup lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons table salt for 30 minutes before proceeding with step 1. Should you soak scallops in water before cooking? You’ll simply let Click here to continue reading…

What is a 4 quart saucepan used for?

You will use your 2-quart saucepan for sauces or smaller batches of vegetables or rice, your 4-quart saucepan for soups, stews, steaming vegetables, cooking pasta, and making stock in a pinch. How big is a 4 quart saucepan? The size of a saucepan is determined by its capacity measured in quarts. There are four standard Click here to continue reading…

What is the standard le creuset size?

Well, it is no secret that our 5 1/2 quart Round Dutch Oven and 6 3/4 quart Oval Dutch Oven are Le Creuset’s most popular sizes for a reason. These two sizes offer the most flexibility for most people, with the ability to scale up or down to accommodate whatever you are cooking. How do Click here to continue reading…

Do you soak scallops before cooking?

You’ll simply let them sit in a solution of salt water for 10 minutes before cooking. Why do you have to brine scallops? This freshens up the flavor of wet scallops. If you buy wet scallops, it evens out the flavor and removes the chemical taste. How do you prepare scallops before cooking? Compared to Click here to continue reading…

Can you just bake sourdough starter?

When Can You Use Sourdough Discard? You can use the discard from your starter to bake, but it’s better if you wait at least 7 days before you actually use it. In the first 5-7 days, it’s better if you bin or compost your discard because the bacteria will be fighting it out and it Click here to continue reading…