COOKING TO REDUCE SOILAGE

COOKING TO REDUCE SOILAGE
Cook at the recommended temperatures.
Higher temperatures during roasting will
increase soilage. Try cooking at lower
temperatures for an increased length of time,
you will save energy and often the joint is
more tender.
Use minimal, if any, extra oil or fat when
roasting meat, potatoes only require brushing
with fat before cooking. Extra fat in the oven
during roasting will increase splashing and
soilage.
It is not necessary to add water to the meat
tin when roasting. The water and the fat
juices from the joint create excessive
splattering during cooking, even at normal
temperatures, as well as causing
condensation.
Covering joints during cooking will also
prevent splashing onto the interior surfaces.
Removing the covering for the last 20-30
minutes will allow extra browning if required.
Some large joints and turkeys especially
benefit by this method of cooking, allowing
the joint to cook through before the outside is
overbrowned.
 
Do use the trivet in the roasting tin. During
roasting the fat from the joint will be
contained beneath the trivet and therefore
prevent it from splattering onto the Stayclean
finish.
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