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The Delicious 6-Week Weight Loss Plan for the Real World
Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP has counseled thousands of his patients on healthy, sustainable weight loss. Now he's compiled his best tips and recipes into a six-week plan for you to learn how to eat great food that just happens to be great for you.
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To scrape the browned bits from the bottom of a roasting pan or sauté pan after cooking is to deglaze the pan. After the food and excess fat are removed, liquid (wine, water, stock, cognac, etc.) is heated with the remaining cooking juices in the bottom of the pan. The browned bits are scraped from the bottom becoming the base for a sauce.