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To make carving easier, remove the wishbone before cooking the chicken.
In a French recipe, unless it explicitly calls for “smoked bacon,” you have to blanch the bacon first in a pan of simmering water for 10 minutes before using.
Heat the dish
Casserole dishes must be heated up before putting in the oven inorder to get accurate cooking time.
Re: Browning the chicken
“This is an illustration of you have to wait and let the fat get hot. You can’t rush it b/c you can’t brown anything in fat that isn’t hot. It just steams and nothing happens.”
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