What are the tricks you use while cooking?

@ajithlal (14614)
India
April 4, 2009 12:22pm CST
There are small small tricks that can be used to make the food better and last. What are the tricks you use while cooking to make the food more tastier. One of the trick I use is to put cardamom in tea while making it. I think tea tastes better with cardamom. Whats your tricks while cooking?
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@ANTIQUELADY (36471)
• United States
4 Apr 09
i love to cook. i am a big iced tea drinker but do not like hot tea at all. is hot tea what u put the cardamom. i'm not that famaliar w/that. i put a little suagar in most everything i cook.
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@ANTIQUELADY (36471)
• United States
6 Apr 09
thanks for the best response. hope u are having a good day.
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@ajithlal (14614)
• India
14 Sep 12
I like cold coffee very much and I also like cold chocolate drink.
• Philippines
4 Apr 09
My mother cooks often most of our meals and she puts a little sugar (just a little, about a teaspoon) especially when she is cooking vegetables. She mentioned it will make it taste the vegetables are still fresh enough. And I like it the way she cooks it...
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@ajithlal (14614)
• India
10 Sep 12
I think mothers often makes the best food in the world. I think it is a good idea to put little sugar in the the dishes. I will also try to put little sugar in the dishes to know how they taste.
@coldmoon (1092)
• France
5 Apr 09
I often put a little of fish sauce in meat, that make meat taste and smell better. For seafood, I replace this sauce by powder of cinnamon.
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@eshaan (6193)
• India
4 Apr 09
apart from cardamom, tea also tastes good with ginger, well there are many such tricks but i think i m not remebering them well at present, if u could mention about what you are looking for, i could be able to add to your taste.
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@pan_23 (420)
• Kuwait
12 Sep 12
as other told u can add little sugar in gravy curries,taste will be beter and u can be well presented for ur guests. i also like cardomom in tea. tastes good. we should wash vegetables before peeling and cutting. then we can retain vitamins and minerals.we should also less peel for any vegetable. and we should also soak potato,brinjals,raw banana in water after cutting.otherwise we will get black colour for those cutted vegetables. we should not throw away vegetables boiled water. we can use them in soups or can add in chapathi dough,or use in in any gravy curries or use in other ways. then we dont loose any vitamins. for cutted apples staying long, we should apply lemon juice on cut surface of apple. in muslin cloth or in any newspaper we should store any leafy vegetables and should put in refrigerator.they will stay long time. we can also wrap fruits and vegetables in newspaper and can store in refrigerator ,and can store for more days. we can store green chillies for more days,when we remove stems of them. when we soak almonds for 10min ,we can get peel more easily. when we soak ,half cut onion in water,we dont get tears while cutting onion. to make crispy poori's we can add riceflour in dough. for making crispy pakoda's we should add 2 spoons hot oil and baking soda in dough. and many more tips i have got from my mother and grand mother. and so i like home made food.
• India
10 Sep 12
Hi friend, surely tea will taste very well if we add cardamom with it, always i add salt while boiling vegetables like potato, carrot and others, it will help to boil the food within a short time. Steamed foods are always good for our health, we can add lemon juice and a spoon of sugar with vegetable or fruit salads to make them more tasty and delicious
@mtdewgurl74 (18118)
• United States
7 Apr 09
I use salt,garlic, and black pepper in things I cook to make it taste better and sometimes I will use other spices and add spices to jarred spaghetti sauces such as sweet basil and Rosemarry leaves.