Type of frying pan needed when lighting alcohol

marie26January 25, 2005

Can I use a teflon-type frying pan when I am cooking a recipe with veal that calls for lighting the alcohol with a match? If teflon is not receommended, what type of frying pan do you recommend?

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lindac

Teflon is fine....or any shallow pan is fine.....
Linda C

    Bookmark   January 26, 2005 at 11:43AM
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arley_gw

You probably already know this, but when you're flambeeing something the easiest way to get it to catch is to heat up the sauce, take out a little of the sauce in a metal spoon, heat THAT up and flame the spoon's contents, then return the flaming spoonful to the pan to ignite the rest of the sauce.

    Bookmark   January 26, 2005 at 11:58AM
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marie26

Thank you for your responses. It's been a long time since I've flambeed anything so I appreciate the advice given on how to flambee.

    Bookmark   January 26, 2005 at 3:34PM
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