[LMB] OT: Why Does Some Food Taste Better as Leftovers? - Gastro Obscura

Fred Smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Sat Mar 24 03:08:36 GMT 2018


On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 07:26:39PM -0700, A. Marina Fournier wrote:
> On Mar 23, 2018, at 7:01 PM, Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us> wrote:
> > 
> >> On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 05:51:53PM -0700, A. Marina Fournier wrote:
> >> Cauliflower has proven acceptable as a pasta/potato substitute for GF/celiac and diabetic folks. I had some underneath my stew last night and I enjoyed it. The cauliflower was tossed in herb butter and roasted, not just steamed. 
> > 
> > Have you tried roasting it on a sheet with parchment paper? helps keep the sheet clean, though there is the cost of the parchment.
> 
> There’s still the awkwardness of getting the roasted bits into a serving bowl without burning yourself or spilling them all over. I’m not sure that lifting the parchment and trying to shake the contents into the bowl will be any less hazardous.

I was thinking more of the problem cleaning the utensil, afterwards...
> 
> I now use it for anything I bake, for just that reason—and you can make at least four batches of cookies per sheet. The cookies tend to pop off more easily.
> 
> The other reason I use it is to keep those baked goods from blackening as easily. We have a wonky oven, no idea when the owner will replace it. Anything taking more than 15 minutes to cook has to be pulled out, turned around, and if flat enough, also switch racks, or one side will be considerably more cooked, and the other not enough. Adding parchment liners to the equation for baked goods helps enormously, broiled chicken not so much.

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