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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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Lower heat a little, add garlic and ginger, stir-frying for 2-3 more minutes.
Stir-frying is one of the quickest and healthiest methods of cooking, as well as being one of the most popular.
WHEN stir-frying vegetables, cook the toughest and thickest vegetables for a longer period than the softer, leafy vegetables.
When it comes to preparing Chinese, Japanese, Korean or Thai food, stir-frying and steaming are without a doubt two of the best ways to cook.