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How to identify bad meat

Diseases due to food poisoning in disrepair, as caused by germs E. coli or salmonella, affecting millions of people annually in the U.S. Most of these cases occur as a result of eating bad meat. While even fresh meat may be infected, the chances of getting sick due to food poisoning increases exponentially as more time has meat. Learn how to tell if your meat has past can spare you the unpleasant effects of food poisoning.

Instructions

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Check the expiration date or time limit for the container sale. Believe it or not, selling meat after the sell-by date is not always illegal. If the deadline for selling the meat has been exceeded, do not buy it, no matter how low the price per kilo.

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Check the color of the meat. It need not be more than the expiration date to be in poor condition, nor a different color mean it’s bad. Poultry in good condition can have a color that varies from a bluish white to yellow. Under optimal conditions, the raw pork has a grayish pink color. The ground beef can be tricky. Most people associate veal more fresh with a bright red color. However, the red color is not the natural color of fresh beef, but due to the exposure of the meat to air. If ground beef is vacuum packed and could isolate oxygen, lilac color would be red. Contrary to what people generally believe, the mere fact that the beef has turned brown does not mean it has been bad since. The meat of most old will be more darker than the meat of most young people. Also, sometimes a shop light can cause a reaction in the flesh, turning a brownish red. Continue reading

What kind of ground meat is the leanest?

Sellers are not required by law to label meat lean . This is because ground beef is a single ingredient, raw material that is part of the voluntary labeling program of the Department of Agriculture (USDA). This can be confusing for consumers seeking the type lean ground beef meat available. The desire to market ground beef consumer tastes requires most vendors to use tags. Ground beef can be labeled as hamburgers, ground beef, ground beef or sirloin. Generally, a label will include a percentage of beef lean to fat ratio. For example, ground sirloin, the leanest type of ground beef, labeled with 95 percent of meat lean and 5 percent fat.

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You can determine how lean ground beef is with the eyes. However, do not give the exact percentage of fat, a good tip to know. Beef with higher lean content will be more red meat with a high fat content. The look whiter ground meat contains more fat.

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Versus ground beef burger
However, the Department of Agriculture of the United States requires that ground beef or ground beef burger is titled. The burger is defined as ground meat that has added beef fat. The only fat in ground beef is already present in the cut of meat before grinding. Therefore, ground beef labeled as ground beef and hamburger is sure to san leaner. Continue reading

Baked chicken chopped

Ground beef was the meat of confidence in the homes of the United States for decades. Whether the recipe for a meat pie, meatballs and a saucer of dough , several home cooks do not think twice before taking the ground beef to create your meal. Ground beef can be an option perfectly valid, but it is not the only ground beef that can be used for cooking. Ground chicken can be a delicious low-fat alternative that combines the texture of ground beef with a flavor that goes with any style kitchen. Use chopped chicken recipe for your next bake cake for a nice change.

Instructions

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In a bowl mix the chopped chicken with the ingredients of your favorite meatloaf recipe. Add an extra egg to the mixture to compensate for the relative dryness of the chopped chicken compared to ground beef.

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Molded meat mixture in the form of bread in the center of your baking pan. Cut a small potatoes into quarters and arréglalas around meat in bottom of pan. Peel and slice some carrots and potatoes with arreglalas around the cake. Continue reading

How to prepare sweet sesame balls

The balls are a sesame dessert of fried dough typically stuffed with a sweet red bean paste, also called red beans, but you can use other types of fresh pasta. To prepare this dessert, you need two types of flour: sweet rice flour and rice flour common. You’ll find the ingredients for this recipe in a supermarket in selling Asian products. The balls sesame sweets are a variety of dim sum Chinese, but are popular in many parts of Asia.

You will need
3 cups sweet rice flour 1 cup rice flour 1 cup sugar 2 cups hot water.

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Instructions

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Mix with a fork sweet rice flour with rice flour. In another bowl, mix the sugar with the hot water with a whisk until the sugar dissolves. Continue reading

The easiest way to make fried rice with shrimp

If you have the phone number of the restaurant Chinese in your area on speed dial, you probably ordered fried rice more times than I can count. The popular rice dish is usually offered with vegetables, chicken or shrimp. Fried rice with shrimp, although popular, is a bit more expensive, and if you want to cut the budget for your food, it is easy to do at home. Some shortcuts like using cooked rice and shrimp make preparing the dish is easy and convenient.

You will need
3 eggs 5 tablespoons peanut oil 1 stalk celery, chopped 1/4 pound (113 g) of cooked shrimp.

 

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Instructions

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Whisk three eggs in a small bowl and set it aside.

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Heat 1 tablespoon oil over medium high in a wok or large skillet. Continue reading

How to sculpt puffed rice snacks

Puffed rice snacks are a great way to make sculptures edible because they are flexible and can maintain her figure. Moreover, they are even more delicious than most fondue of sugar or gum paste. Malvabizco crunchy snacks can be used to create animals, shapes, characters, flowers, symbols and even words. These candies can be covered with a layer of colored edible marzipan or gum paste to completely hide the sweet underneath. You can also use puffed rice snacks to sculpt larger elements for cakes and other confections are having to completely rely on the edible mass.
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Instructions

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Empty pot in a relatively high puffed rice mixture while still hot to make a block as wide as possible so that you can easily sculpt. Let the sweet to cool before working with it.

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How to make homemade sauce with meat juices

Whether you you’re making a roast , chicken fried steak or a burger, nothing gives the meat a better presentation than a sauce made ​​from the juices. Many cooks insist that it is difficult to make a decent sauce. However, there is a way to make a delicious sauce all times.

Instructions

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Remove the cooked meat from the pan and set it aside. Place another skillet or pan on the stove. Lower the heat to low.

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Measure 2 tablespoons gravy, trying to take the clear fat that is on top of the other liquids, and viértelas in the pan. Let it warm. Measure 2 tablespoons flour and échalas common in the juice. This is called roux (pronounced Ru). If the meat was not seasoned, pour some salt on the roux, ½ teaspoon per cup of liquid will be fine. Stir and cook for 3-5 minutes to remove the taste of flour raw. Continue reading

How to Make a sauce of flour and fat

How to Make a sauce of flour and fat (roux). This is a mixture of flour and cooking fat, as oil plant , which is used to thicken sauces.
Difficulty level:Easy

Preparation

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Pour about ¼ cup oil in a small saucepan and bring durable medium heat.

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When the oil is hot but not too, begins to mix the flour with a wooden spoon until the mixture is thick, similar to the texture of fresh concrete or plaster of Paris. Add more oil or flour until well.

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Stir continuously with a wooden spoon over the fire to cook this mixture. The flour will slowly begin to brown. This preparation may be used when the flour has a soft gold. The darker it becomes, the more flavor will add to the sauce. However, no cook beyond a mahogany color. Continue reading

How to make meatloaf with tomato sauce

Why do you want to know how to make meatloaf with tomato sauce? For the meatloaf a convenient food, and the people have cooked for generations. Many of the top chefs have tried to cook more sophisticated and classy way. But for most of us, the meat pie made ​​with good and unsophisticated ketchup to the old is what makes them feel truly at home.

Instructions

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (176.6 ° C) and gather the ingredients.

 

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Add beef, bread crumbs, onions and eggs in a large bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste and then mix everything together. Place the meatloaf mixture into a loaf pan. Continue reading

How to make a sauce for a meat pie

People often choose to love or hate pie based meat sauce that covers it. might be spicy or herbal juices of the meat, but there is a sauce that everyone used. For example, some sauces gravy tools incorporate others carry tomato pieces. There are several sophisticated options available, but one of the most salsa recipes Common has three basic ingredients: ketchup, mustard and brown sugar.

Instructions

Red sauce

How to make a sauce

 

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Measure 1 tablespoon mustard, 1 cup ketchup 1/2 cup brown sugar.

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Combine ingredients in a bowl. Toss to form a red sauce. Continue reading