What is wrong when baked foods have a
A hard, dry, brown spot indicates overcooking.
Shorten the cooking
hard, dry, brown spot?
or reheating time,
Why do eggs sometimes
When baking, frying, or poaching
eggs, the yolk may pop due to
steam build-up inside the yolk membrane.
To prevent this, simply
pierce the yolk with a wooden pick before cooking.
eggs in the sheii.
Why are scrambled eggs sometimes a little
dry after cooking?
Is _ possible to pop popcorn in a microwave
Eggs dry out if they are overcooked
even if the same reclpe is used
each time. The cooking time may need to be varied for one of these
vary in size,
are at room temperature
one time and at refrigerator
_fLlEggs continue cooking during standing time,
Yes, if using one of the two methods described
devices designed specifically
popcorn that contains
specific times and power output needed for an acceptable final
given by each manufacturer
popcorn popping product and do not leave the oven unattended
while the corn is being popped, if corn fails to pop after the
in an oven fire.
_fuNever use a brown
paper bag for popping
corn or attempt to
:ruDe not pep prepackaged
directly on the glass turntable.
To avoid excessive
the glass turntable, position the popcorn bag on a plate.
Why do baked apples sometimes burst
The peel has not been removed from the top half of each apple to
allow for expansion of the interior of the apple during cooking. As in
cooking methods, the interior of the apple expands
during the cooking process.
Why do baked potatoes sometimes
If the cooking time is too long, fire could result. At the end of the
cooking time, potatoes should be slightly firm,
Do not overcook.
Why is a standing time recommended
time allows foods to continue cooking evenly for a few
cooking time is over?
after the actuaf microwave oven cooking cycle, The amount
of standing time depends upon the density of the foods.
Why is additiona_ time required for cooking
As in conventional
cook)ng, the initial temperature
of food affects
food stored in the refrigerator?
total cooking time. You need more time to cook food taken out of a
than for food at room temperature,
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