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
Stainless Steel is one of common type of cookware found in most home. Stainless steel is actually an alloy of metals including steel, carbon, nickel and chromium. Its gets its name because it does not stain and is because of its ability to resist dents and scratches. It does not react with acidic or alkaline food type. It is relatively cheaper but poor heat conductor. In order to overcome this quality choose stainless steel cookware that has copper or an aluminum core, so that food can be cooked evenly.
Stainless steel cookware has universal appeal for many of us for many reasons. First stainless steel material is strong, looks great and reasonably priced. You can get great looking and quality stainless steel cookware set for decent price to most expensive side. What make stainless steel material even stronger is my… Continue reading
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Lately with economy being down, many people are starting to cook at home. I think personally it is a good thing, as we can eat healthier and much cheaper meals at home.
When I first started cooking, I did not care for cookware brands, I bought cookware that were on sale or cheapest. Of course, since then, I have learned that buying right and quality cookware is must for any kitchen so I do not have to keep buying cookware again and again. I follow 7 tips before you buy any cookware. There are some thin and cheap cookware that may last up to a few years or some cookware can last a life time such as my mom’s favorite dutch oven for 11 years.
Knowing about different cookware and kitchenware brands can help make some decision easier. For example,… Continue reading
Multi-ply or Clad cookware combines several metals in one cookware. Multi-ply cookware usually has a copper or aluminum core, with a stainless steel or nonstick interior. The exterior could be a aluminum or copper making stainless steel cookware to be better heat conductor. This combination of strengths makes multi-ply cookware cook friendly and desirable.
We recommend buying a hand polished 18/10 stainless steel with inner core of pure aluminum or copper, not just at the bottom, but all the way up the sides. All three layers are bonded together for optimum heat retaining for even… Continue reading
Cookware industry has a few large and reputable that manufactures some of most popular brands. Many brands may fall into one large corporations with quite a few mergers. Here are some popular cookware brands that many chefs and home cooks know and love to use.All-Clad 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.Click here to find out more about All-clad Cookware sets . Calphalon Calphalon make very good non-stick, and stainless steel cookwares. In addition to, they recently started making smaller line of cast iron and copper cookware also. They have some non-stick selection that… Continue reading
I love online shopping in my pajamas and avoiding large angry and sleepy crowds during Black Friday and Special Madness sales. Here are some of the top online shopping sites that I have used myself or recommended by other top shopping experts out there.
Everyone knows about amazon, ebay, overstock and sometimes you can get great deals on new stuff on craigslist as well. In addition to these sites, I want to share a few other online sites to buy other specific items. Always check prices and product before buying and enjoy.