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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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The cheaper cuts are best suited to stewing - the more sinew, cartilage and bone, the better.
Serves 4) 900g stewing steak Flour, seasoned with salt, pepper, mustard powder and cayenne pepper, for coating 50g beef dripping or cooking oil 100g bacon 4 onions, roughly chopped 300ml draught cider 25g black treacle 100g celery, chopped 4 tinned anchovy fillets Sprig of thyme 75g pickled walnuts, roughly chopped 600ml beef stock For the dumplings: 225g plain flour 1/2 tsp baking powder Salt and pepper 100g suet Cut the meat into 2.
After that the usual procedure was followed for stewing and canning.