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stainless steel wok

It is rust, pretty sure. Not sure what kind of metal it is then. Just with I could get it to not rust, and not have the food sticking to it.

Jan 24, 2013
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stainless steel wok

How can I properly season my stainless steel wok? It has a wood and black plastic handle so not sure how hot an oven is safe. I have used it many times to fry foods hoping it would eventually get a good seasoned coating. Anytime I wash it, I still get rust on the paper towel when I immediately dry it. Rubbing oil in it right away and still a rusty look on the paper.

Jan 24, 2013
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Chicken Noodle Soup for a large croud

Thanks, getting a little anxious. Not sure how to calculate the amount of noodles to cook

Jan 24, 2013
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Thawing question...

I would totally still use them.

Jan 24, 2013
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Chicken Noodle Soup for a large croud

I am making a very large chicken noodle soup... it should feed about 200 people. I have often made my Mennonite style chicken noodle soup at home for my own family and guests but not on this scale.
Starting to freak out a little about the enormity of the task!
I am using two 18 quart pots. About 4 whole chickens per pot, adding whole cloves, cinnamon sticks, star anise, bay leaves, whole pepper corns, and ginger.
I will cook the chickens until done in the two pots and then remove them from the broth to pick all the meat off the bones.
When the meat goes back in, I will add fresh chopped parsley just the last few minutes of cooking. This will be served over bowls of fresh cooked egg noodles.
For my own use I would make my own egg noodles from scratch, but this job is too big. I will have to settle for store bought noodles :(
Problem is, I worked out the number of chickens and the amount of the spices but no idea how many noodles to cook.

Jan 24, 2013
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