[CnD] the color in cooking - Re: Golden brown."

John Diakogeorgiou jdiakoge2584 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 25 15:31:44 EDT 2015


I can usually tell by touching what I am cooking. It all comes with experience.

On 3/25/15, Charles Rivard via Cookinginthedark
<cookinginthedark at acbradio.org> wrote:
> I know that when grilling a sirloin steak that is about an inch thick on my
>
> electric grill, I turn it over after about 5 minutes and grill the other
> side for about 4 more minutes.  This leaves it just beyond the stage of
> "moo", which is how I like them  I always had to grill Wee1's steak for a
> few more minutes per side.
>
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>
> you! really! are! finished!
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "rebecca manners via Cookinginthedark"
> <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
> To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>; "Abby Vincent" <aevincent at ca.rr.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:15 PM
> Subject: Re: [CnD] the color in cooking - Re: Golden brown."
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>
>>I also depend a lot on timing with things like meat.
>>
>> Becky Manners
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Abby Vincent via Cookinginthedark
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 1:52 PM
>> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org ; 'Charles Rivard' ; 'Nancy Martin'
>> Subject: Re: [CnD] the color in cooking - Re: Golden brown."
>>
>> You don't.  I depend a lot on timing.  If the recipe says 20 minutes per
>> pound, that's how long I cook it ... at the suggested temp.  Things like
>> starting temperature, size of what you're cooking have to be the same.  If
>>
>> a chicken is cooked that way, it will be golden brown when it's done.
>> Abby
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Charles Rivard via Cookinginthedark
>> [mailto:cookinginthedark at acbradio.org]
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 9:31 AM
>> To: cookinginthedark at acbradio.org; Nancy Martin
>> Subject: [CnD] the color in cooking - Re: Golden brown."
>>
>> You are supposed to bake scallops until they are opaque.  Um, OK?  How
>> would I know?  They always look the same to me.  I'm extremely color
>> blind.
>> (ornery grin).  Actually, this brings up a thought:  When sighted people
>> who are color blind cook, how do they know these things?  I'll bet the
>> recipe writers never give that a thought.
>>
>> ---
>> Be positive!  When it comes to being defeated, if you think you're
>> finished, you! really! are! finished!
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Nancy Martin via Cookinginthedark" <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
>> To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>; "john mcconnell"
>> <djmcconnell4753 at comcast.net>
>> Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2015 9:12 AM
>> Subject: Re: [CnD] Golden brown."
>>
>>
>>> Hello,
>>> How about the ones that say cook meat until no pink remains? Good
>>> thing our coping skills are better than whoever writes the books.
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "john mcconnell via Cookinginthedark"
>>> <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
>>> To: <cookinginthedark at acbradio.org>
>>> Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 8:51 PM
>>> Subject: [CnD] Golden brown."
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hello:
>>>>
>>>> In some of the recipes, the phrase: "until golden brown" is used.
>>>>
>>>> How does a totally blind person, or persons know what that is.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Carol McConnell
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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