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be cooked

To be in serious trouble; to be ruined, finished, or defeated. If mom and dad find out we took their car out last night, we're cooked! Down by 45 points with only two minutes left in the game, it's pretty safe to say that the home team is cooked at this point.
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Cover and reduce heat to low; simmer about 5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through.
To test if the meat is cooked, stick a skewer into the thickest part.
It's a great idea to invest in a meat thermometer to be absolutely sure your food is cooked properly.
Even more importantly, by the time the centre of the stuffing is cooked to a safe temperature, the breast meat on the turkey will be overcooked and dry.
The meat will be far more tender if it is cooked steadily in a moderate oven as opposed to rapidly in a hot oven.
The Company's Sous-Vide process also pasteurizes the product and kills all vegetative forms of bacteria, and as the food is sealed in a bag, it is not handled after it is cooked -- until you open it to heat and serve.