Tofu is amazingly versatile and adaptable. It absorbs the flavors of the ingredients it’s paired with and works in a variety of cooking methods.
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Tofu is generally packaged in water to keep the product fresh. It’s best to remove some of that water from the medium, firm, and extra-firm varieties before marinating and sautéing or stir-frying it to remove excess moisture so the tofu will brown more easily.