Have you ever wondered if sea salt is better than table salt? Or if gum really takes seven years to digest? Katie Lee, celebrity chef and host of Food Network’s new series “The Kitchen” is here to clear up some common culinary controversies.
Fact: Alcohol stays in a dish after baking. If you’re cooking it on the stovetop, you can definitely cook it all off, but if you’re baking it in the oven, you can’t,” Katie explains. “So you can get a little bit tipsy from the bourbon apple pie.”
Myth: Sea salt is better than table salt. “It has the same amount of sodium,” Katie says. “But some people think the sea salt is better for you because it’s not processed.”
Myth: You must throw away meringue if you get egg yolk in it. “This used to be a fact, but now it’s a myth,” Katie explains. While the fat in an egg yolk would traditionally ruin a meringue being prepared by hand, Katie says “electric mixers now are so strong, that they canRead More »from Katie Lee: Food Myth or Fact