To check the quality of yeast before using. To proof yeast, dissolve yeast and a little sugar in warm water (110° to 115°) and let stand for 5 minutes. If the yeast is alive, there will be a thick foam on the surface. To proof also refers to letting yeast dough rise after it’s been shaped and before baking.
To cut foods into 1/4-inch to 1/2-inch pieces.
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To split foods, such as chicken breast, boneless meat or shrimp, lengthwise in half, leaving the…
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