Why should you pat meat dry before you cook it?


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2009-10-24 14:48:38
2009-10-24 14:48:38

Patting meat dry is done to ensure a fast, even sear in the pan. Not all meats need to be patted dry - ground meats and smoked or precooked meats (ham, bacon, kielbasa, sausage, etc) should not be dried.


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Covered! Otherwise the meat will dry out.

Heat the grill to full temperature before putting on the meat. Oil the grill to help prevent sticking. Either marinade the meat or apply a dry rub for flavoring. Cook as slowly as possible to avoid charring the meat and to allow the inside to come to full temperature.

You need to oil the grill to help prevent sticking. Heat the grill to full temperature before putting on the meat. Either marinade the meat or apply a dry rub for flavoring. Cook as slowly as possible to avoid charring the meat and to allow the inside to come to full temperature.

The first people on earth to use fire to cook meat over an open fire were using a dry cooking method.

You bake turkey at 160-170 degrees centigrade .You cook it at this temperature to cook it slowly to prevent drying the meat out .If cooked hotter the dry meat of the turkey would become even more dryer and be tasteless to eat.

Resting the meat after cooking allows the juices to redistribute. If the meat is cut right away, the condition of the meat fibers forces the juices out and makes the meat dry. Supposedly, letting it sit relaxes the fibers so the meat doesn't come pouring out. If you ever pierce a burger or roast while it is cooking (as to check for doneness, watch the resulting stream of juices. That does not happen when the meat is allowed to rest.

To cook in the oven with dry heat means to bake.

it means when you have to dry the before u cook it or what ever

You should cook the turkey in the oven for about 4-1/2 hours. You should check on the turkey because you do not want it to cook too long and become dry.

Marinate the meat or apply a dry rub, wrap it in foil, bake it for an hour or so at 300°F in the oven.

Fish will cook very quickly and dry out easily. You should only cook for a maximum of around 8-10 minutes.

They used fire to cook there food, and they had to go out into the forest to get the wood and dry it out.

Depending on the meat, high heat cooking can dry it out. But sometimes if you like your steak rare for instance you should cook it at a high heat for a short period of time, but for something like pork, this is not the best idea. The general rule is that high is dry, so go low and slow. Best of Luck!

If you want to clean your area before you cook, you can use a wet towel an clean the surface then dry it with a tissue or another towel. You can also clear all the tiny bits of food. Before you cook, it is importnat, most impotant to wash your hands with soap.

Oh my, yes! You don't have to defrost meat to cook it, it just helps to cook it more quickly. Just make sure that the meat is cooked to 160 degrees Fahrenheit, to kill any harmful bacteria, and you're good to go. I have to say that this temperature depends on what you're cooking. If you cook lamb to 160°F it will be tough as an old boot. It is also not recommended to cook product from frozen as by the time the centre is cooked through, the outside will be dry, dry, dry. 140°F is a great internal temp for lamb and totally safe.

When making beef jerky 350 degrees would be too high of a temperature. generally, around 265 degrees is the best temperature to make jerky. 350 would cook rather than dry the meat, and jerky is a dehydrated meat.

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Many people cook a chicken in an electric rotisserie oven. You will need to clean the inside of the chicken completely out and pat the chicken dry before putting on the rotisserie spit. After the chicken is cleaned out and dry, put it on the spit and then it is ready to cook.

Ice is fine. My frozen meat lasted 50 hours

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it will dry out if you cook it to long..or fall apart. Plus, if you don't cook it "simply" you lose the flavor of the fish.

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