Tag Archives: stir fry

What If You Can’t Sauté?

and pans

Image by la fattina via Flickr

The end of another week and I’m pleased to return us this Friday to our food theme.  Before I do, yesterday’s post was number 800, according to WordPress.  Thanks, as always, to you guys for encouraging me to keep writing!

Most of us have heard the term sauté.  It  comes from the French for “to jump,” which is what the things in a pan are to do when one is using this technique.  You’ve probably seen it a million times on any cooking show – the cook is standing there, flicking his or her wrist and a pile of stuff jumps up out of and back down into the pan.  I’m not sure if you’ve ever tried to sauté with that technique but it’s a great way to get your kitchen floor washed because the odds are you’re going to put a bunch of food on the floor.  Which of course raises a business point. Continue reading

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under food, Thinking Aloud