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Added To Much Spice To Your Dishes? Don't Fret - Here Are 3 Excellent Tips To Make It Good!

Jan 12, 2008
Every cook has had those nightmares when the food is too spicy or too strong. While a dinner that's taken a few hours to create may seem to be ruined, there are a few tips and tricks to save the dinner and your reputation in the kitchen.

1. Oftentimes the best and simplest way to fix a problem of too much anything is by rinsing it off. This isn't always the most desirable thing to do, and it sometimes isn't even an option, but it can sometimes be done for a quick fix. For instance, if too much salt or pepper was added to corn, either strain it and rinse, or add more corn to the pot to cut the taste. Sine more corn isn't always on hand, rinsing may be the only option, and all is not lost, it can very easily be reheated in a pan and if there is any extra corn that wasn't used to cut the taste, it can be stored for later use.

2. The issue of adding too much can often be a bit trickier however when talking about liquids. Once liquids have been mixed into the pot, especially if there are already other liquids in there, it is impossible to take out the excess. For instance, if too much vinegar is added, mixing in a pinch of sugar often does a great job to cut the taste. Be sure though, when using this tip to add only little bits of sugar at a time and taste, add more if needed; this way you won't add too much sugar and your dish won't be too sweet! The other option, which won't often be possible, is rinsing the food.

3. If too much water is added to the food, often a little flour can go a long way in thickening up the soup or stew. It should be used judiciously, and always stir well to avoid clumping. Just know that all is not lost if a little too much of something is added. Searching the internet can be a great place to find tips and tricks for rectifying a mistake in the kitchen. The most important thing is don't stress and be flexible. While your dish may not come out as originally intended, it may come out even better! Or your family won't even realize the mistake. And if worse comes to worse, ordering from Pizza Hut will surely be welcome by the kids!
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