How to Blanch & Shock

📍 Introduction

Blanching is a cooking method in which an ingredient is briefly cooked in boiling water and then plunged into an ice bath (aka shocked) to halt the cooking process. This ensures the exact desired level of “done-ness.” When vegetables overcook, they lose their color, flavor, and texture - becoming mushy and bland. Blanching & shocking prev…

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