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Old 01-26-2011, 09:40 AM
Joey P Joey P is offline
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Originally Posted by Chefguy View Post
Thickeners (or white wash), on the other hand (such as flour, cornstarch, etc. mixed with water), may be added at the end, since the hot liquid will release the starches in the flour. The problem with this method is that the dish will likely taste floury, since the flour has not cooked.
This is true (the dish will taste floury), but when I add it at the end I'm usually fine if I make sure I still have at least 20 minutes of cooking time left.