Kitchen Cookware has so many brands and type of materials, that sometimes it can be difficult to know which cookware to choose for your kitchen. We all want cookware that is long lasting and helps us with quick cooking.
Cast iron is one type of cookware material that is popular in cooking outdoor and indoor. Cast iron cookware are made of cast iron hence the name. It can retain high heat during the cooking process which is great for even cooking and retains the heat longer.
Most of the cast iron can used on stove top as well oven too as they are oven safe. They are not great for searing and sauteing food too. What I like best about using cast iron… Continue reading
There are lot of debates and confusion over how to make a best fluffy rice in jiffy, however, choosing best rice cooker for your need does not need to be difficult. Read our guide Rice Cooker Guide . In this article, we will look at the various type of rice cookers in details. There are a few small appliances that makes life easy for cooks in kitchen and for me it is rice cooker, as we tend to eat rice dish almost every meal and rice cooker makes it easy for us to cook small amount to feed a large crowd.
We will explore each type in details so you… Continue reading
One of thing I thought as a novice cook early on that I needed to cook egg in nonstick Teflon pan with lot of butter. It was working but surely not easy on my waist as a girl. I also learned hard way that Teflon coating can peel and it was not pretty. I found hard anodized nonstick pan cookware that simply love and did not want to learn any other way to cook crepe, omelet or making anything would stick such as egg.
Until one day, one of the woman I admired a lot started to cook egg on Stainless steel pan, I was shocked. Surely, she made a mistake right? How can she not know that eggs would stick. She laughed my naivety and showed me a way to make eggs and even omelet in her multi ply… Continue reading
Small appliances for kitchen refers to mostly portable or semi portable kitchen products that can be used over the table top, counter top in the kitchen. These small appliance can be electric, battery powered, gas powered or manually operated. All small appliances can be useful kitchenware and comes in home version and professional industrial version. Many small appliances come varied price range, such as simple can opener is very cheap to special espresso machines that can cost in thousands range.
Are you or someone in you know is chocoholic like me? Many girls and woman I know tend to love chocolates. You can indulge your chocolate lover friends and family with home made cookies that are perfect for Christmas potluck dinner, or make a perfect gift from heart that is not too hard on your wallet.
I will admit, I am good cook and not so great baker, so I am experimenting baking things and experimenting. I got this recipe selection from Martha Stewart Cookie Collection and changed it a bit to make to my taste as a vegetarian person. This cookies are great for Christmas time as well any other times, we may have sweet craving. You and your loved one will enjoy these delightful cookies as it blends cocoa powder and coffee flavors in it.
When I was younger, I saw my mother and grandmother cook and share passion in cooking. So it was natural when I was out on my own after college I cooked and fed my friends more often that eating out.
I had many hand me down cookware and some cheap kitchenware such as sauce pot, nonstick cookware. I thought I was being smart by saving money, as magic was in cook himself or herself and not in the cookware, right? Boy, I was partially right. Sure, there is a magic in cook but having right tools sure helps.
Buying right cookware so confusing to me and as I am sure for some of you as well. Over the years I have learned a few things which I want to share here.
I love eating out often but I admit, when I travel for weeks, eating out every day makes me miss home cooked meals. Also dining out while traveling can add up to your travel budget quickly, specially if you love wine, dessert like me. Here are some ideas on how to save money, sanity and your health while on vacation.
By Trent Hamm
Over the next two months, our family is going to be doing some vacationing in various places in the Midwest and Great Plains. The longest trip in that period will be nine days spent in South Dakota and Wyoming with my wife, my children, and my parents.
Vacations can be a lot of fun, but they can also be really expensive, and one of the biggest travel expenses is food. When you’re traveling, not only do… Continue reading
All-Clad is used by most professional and celebrity chefs and they provide quality cookware and has great attention to detail that makes them stand out. All-Clad produces mainly stainless steel, aluminum and copper products. There is also a line that is endorsed by the chef Emeril Lagasse called Emerilware is also all-clad.
Here is bit of All Clad Brand history: It started in 1960s as a small metallurgical company that worked on bonded metals for other industries. It was founded by John Ulam. All Clad hold many US patents related on bonded metals including bonded layered coins we use today.It has rolling mill in Southwest Pennsylvania Today.
All clad started with bonding technology in to cookware products around 1967, after partnering with another company Alcoa. Combination of clad metal proved much better compared to non bonded metal cookware in cooking… Continue reading
Lemon curd is a dessert spread and topping usually made with lemon, lime. The usual basic ingredients are beaten egg yolks, sugar, lemon juice and zest which are gently cooked together until thick and then allowed to cool. It forms a soft, smooth, intensely-flavored spread. Some recipes also include egg whites and/or butter. I am going to share a recipe that is vegetarian without eggs and load of butter to make it healthier. You have option of using egg yolk or egg white per your taste.
History Of Lemon Curd:
According to Wikipedia lemon curd originated In late 19th and early 20th century England first. It was generally home-made lemon curd and was traditionally served with bread or scones at afternoon tea as an alternative to jam. People at that time, made only little lemon… Continue reading
Many people are cooking at home to eat healthier meal and save money on eating out costs. Right now, with economy being down, more and more of my friends are cooking at home.
I have a good friend, who works and travels a lot, so she hardly ever cooked and now she wanted to really learn cooking at home to eat more healthy and more importantly impress her new boyfriend with her culinary skills. She knows simple basic cooking steps but nothing beyond it. So, I asked her to come by watch me cook, but her busy travel schedule does not leave much time.
I let her borrow some of cookbooks from my collection but she was not having much success and motivation to follow through. The next best thing to watching and practice cooking, I gave… Continue reading