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Thursday, December 29, 2011

Kitchen Quick Tips - Thickening Stew

kitchen quick tips

Add 1 tsp of instant potato flakes to stews to thickening until desired consistency.  The instant potato flakes thicken without adding lumps.

3 food lovers commented:

Anji said...

Now I've found a use for the potato flakes my son left behind when he changed appartments!

LindaG said...

Thank you, GG! :-)

easy recipes teacher said...

I usually add cornflour to thicken soups and sauces. To avoid lumps, place a ladle or two of the hot soup or sauce in a separate bowl and mix with the cornflour. Once everything forms a very thin paste, pour it into the soup. You won't have any lumps!