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5 Links to Read Before Making Stir-Fry

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Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.

Today: Grab your wok -- we're stir-frying tonight.

When you get home from a long day of work, you're probably more likely to reach for your phone than your wok. We know it's tempting, but resist the urge to dial your favorite take-out spot, and make your own stir-fry for dinner. These links will give you a basic primer on the principles of stir-frying, so you can have a restaurant-quality meal on your table in record time. Take that, take-out!

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  • Get back to basics with this wok skills tutorial. (Serious Eats.)
  • Everything you need for a superb stir-fry. (The Kitchn.)
  • You don't need a recipe for stir-fry! Just remember these 6 simple steps. (Food52.)
  • And don't forget these three essential rules for stir-frying. (Slate.)

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