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see cookingcooking,
the process of using heat to prepare foods for consumption.

Many common cooking methods involve the use of oil. Frying is cooking in hot oil; sautéing is cooking in a small amount of oil; stir-frying
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Bassoul said that the automated broiling equipment developed by Nieco was an excellent complement to Middleby's portfolio of cooking technologies.
I set my electric oven to broil and placed my steak broiling contraption on the top shelf.
While fish is broiling, heat additional oil in large saute pan over medium-high heat.
Don't box it in: When broiling to brown the top, keep the oven door open a crack to allow excess steam to escape.
Using just a smear before broiling is also a tip for the folks who might get sticker shock when they see the $5 or $6 price tags on some of these often-small bottles.
Vendors have also given toaster ovens more versatility by adding defrost features along with toasting and broiling capabilities.
Fat content can be decreased by selecting foods prepared by baking, broiling, steaming, or grilling, and by avoiding foods with added fat.
And for years, nutritionists have extolled the health advantages of broiling instead of pan frying, since it allows much of the saturated fat to drip away before the meat ever reaches your lips.