Lessons > How to Sweat Ingredients (Plant-Based)
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Sweating is the gentlest dry-heat cooking method. Sweating is commonly the first step or technique used to begin developing flavor in a dish. If sweating is done incorrectly, it can negatively impact the end result.
In this lesson, you will learn how to sweat properly and why it is often benef…Click to expand...
At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:
- define what sweating is
- understand how and why sweating can dramatically affect your cooking
- properly sweat ingredients
- understand when it is most appropriate to sweat ingredients
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|1.||Introduction: How to Sweat Ingredients||
|2.||Complete Your Self Assessment||
|3.||Why Sweat Ingredients?||
|4.||How to Sweat Ingredients||
|5.||Activity | Sweating for Flavor Development||
|6.||Practice Activities & Recipes||
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|"Learned patience. Prior to lesson I cooked too hot, too fast. I made a delicious dish substituting quinoa for bulgur in the recipe choices. I need more work on knife skills."||★★★★★|
4 Videos | 7 Tasks
Task 1: Introduction: How to Sweat Ingredients
Task 2: Complete Your Self Assessment
Task 3: Why Sweat Ingredients?
Task 4: How to Sweat Ingredients
Task 5: Activity | Sweating for Flavor Development
Task 6: Practice Activities & Recipes
Task 7: Lesson Quiz
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