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Today we will talk about “Reduce“. This is a common term especially this time of year when we are all busy cooking our comfort foods!
To “Reduce” is to bring a liquid to a low boil and let it continue to “boil down” to reduce the total volume. This typically concentrates your flavors making for a better tasting dish!
You might see this term when cooking soups, stews and sauces.
What recipes have you made that you “reduced” your liquid?