What Causes Meat To Be Tough

what happens when meat is cooked

When heating food, many chemical reactions take place, things in it break down and change. Proteins coagulate or denature, carbohydrates gelatinize¬†or caramelize. These processes that take place during cooking make the food tasty or even edible. Cooking makes food tasty and digestible Cooking food can be done in many ways. Boiling, frying, baking, stewing, simmering. […]

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Does Alcohol Cook Out Of Food?

does alcohol cook out of food

Adding a bit of sherry or wine to a gravy or a stew may benefit the flavor of the dish. Boiling lets the alcohol evaporate into the air only the flavors of the ingredient are retained. So does alcohol cook out of food? Unfortunately, this is not always the case.¬†Especially not if the alcohol is […]

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