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Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.

Today: How to get soft, even heat -- with a pie plate.

While strong, hard heat can be our friend in the kitchen -- searing meats, roasting vegetables, boiling pasta -- sometimes, we need to tame those flames. When we're making delicate reductions -- or re-warming coffee or leftovers -- we want to be gentle, kind. Watch Kenzi demonstrate how to get that soft, even cooking surface, using simply a pie plate.

This video was shot and edited by Kyle Orosz.



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