Electric Heat Lag
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What we mean by electric heat lag is that electric heating elements retain heat. It is easier to reduce (or increase) heat on a gas burner than on an electric one. With gas, lowering the flame gets your heat source to Medium Heat immediately. Your pan (depending on material and construction) follows to Medium Heat in a minute or so. With an electric burner, the whole heating element retains heat taking much longer to cool down & heat up. When cooking on an electric burner, be aware of the inherent heat lag.