The Food Lover's Guide to Super Simple Cooking

Our tricks, tips, and recipes for getting spectacular results with a minimum of fuss. Fish, seafood, pasta, sandwiches, and more.

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18. The Blazing-Hot Pan Principle
Photo: Nigel Cox

18. The Blazing-Hot Pan Principle

Simple cooking often involves stovetop searing of fish or meat and sautéing of vegetables. A good pan, preheated until really hot, delivers the intense flavors you're looking for.

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