Cooking typically provides a lot of fun and excitement for the chef, that is, until something goes wrong. Whether cooking for yourself, your family or a group of friends, you take satisfaction knowing you've done a job well and cringe at the thought of messing up and having to order take-out. The next time you find yourself with a disastrous meal in front of you, see if you can fix the meal (and save yourself the embarrassment) with some good old-fashioned cream.
A background on cream
There are four common types of cream. Whichever you choose to use will work just fine, just keep in mind that if you're using a thicker cream, like heavy whipping cream, you won't need to add as much as if you were to use a lighter cream. The four types of cream are:
The best type of cream to have on hand is heavy cream, since if you want it lighter or thinner you can simply add milk to it.
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Solving cooking problems with cream
When cooking, there are so many steps and a million and one things going on, so it's no wonder a little goof here or there is common. The next time you goof, remember one word: cream. Cream can fix just about anything — from overly-spiced food to overcooked meat.
As you can see, just about any cooking problem can be solved with cream. Next time, give it a try! We are certain this method won't disappoint!
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