To soak a food in a seasoned liquid. Many recipes use a
raw marinades, meaning that all the ingredients are mixed
together have never been cooked. A cooked marinade
means that most or all the ingredients are mixed together
then cooked. Remember to cool cooked marinades to 40 F
before using. Always discard leftover marinades that have
come in contact with raw meats. Always marinate meats
under refrigeration, never at room temperature. Marinades
do double duty, they add flavor and they can also tenderize
meat cuts. This allows you to take advantage of many
economical meat cuts.