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 Post subject: AFR question: mustard hoisin tofu
PostPosted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 4:49 pm 
Hearts James Cromwell
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I know I've made this before, but can't remember and can't find the answer by searching:

Do I press the tofu before cooking?

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 Post subject: Re: AFR question: mustard hoisin tofu
PostPosted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 5:03 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: AFR question: mustard hoisin tofu
PostPosted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 5:22 pm 
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The recipe doesn't tell you to. I usually do anyway unless it's Trade Joe's extra-firm tofu, which seems a lot less watery than other brands.


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 Post subject: Re: AFR question: mustard hoisin tofu
PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 4:14 am 
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I didn't bother, but I hardly ever do. The tofu I buy is super firm anyway. But when I'm dry frying tofu like you do in this recipe, I usually press it down in the pan with the back of a spatula to get the last of the water out. It just cooks away.

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 Post subject: Re: AFR question: mustard hoisin tofu
PostPosted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 9:53 am 
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