January 7, 2014

Everyday Food: One-skillet wonders

A classic technique — stir-frying — still produces a delicious supper in less than a half-hour.

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Use our go-to techniques for stir-frying and sauteing and have dinner served in less than 30 minutes.


A very hot pan and some fat are essential to this speedy method. Preparation is key; cut all ingredients into pieces of equal size before cooking.


Think fast — literally. Sauteing requires high heat to brown thin cuts. Deglaze the pan with some wine or broth, and you’ve got an instant sauce, too.

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