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5 Cons of Grilling Food

Grilling can be an excellent way to create flavorsome food and is a particularly popular cooking technique at outdoor social events. However, there are also some downsides, and this article lists and looks at five of them.


7 Pros of Grilling Food

While there are certainly some negatives associated with grilling, this article lists and examines seven positives of the cooking technique.


The Pros and Cons of Homemade Ice Cream Makers

Using a maker to produce your own ice cream at home has its advantages and disadvantages. This article examines each pro and con.


5 Downsides of Deep-Frying Food

Deep-fried food is tasty to eat, as well as fast and straightforward to cook. However, this article lists and looks at five disadvantages of this cooking technique.


Review of the Proscenic T22 Air Fryer

I was searching for a quality air fryer that was easy to use and did not require a lot of counter space. The Proscenic T22, which can access a variety of handy recipes via the internet, appeared to be a great choice.


10 Advantages of Air Fryers

While air fryers do have some limitations and downsides, they also offer an opportunity to create healthier alternatives to traditional deep-fried food. This article lists and looks at 10 benefits of using an air fryer.


6 Gadgets to Open a Screw Lid With Arthritic Hands

Unscrewing the lid of a glass jar can be difficult. Here are some useful gadgets that will help make it easy.


Kitchenin Metal Stand Mixer With Attachments: Product Review

I tested out the Kitchenin metal stand mixer and its dough hook, paddle, and whisk. I tried different recipes with the mixer to see how well it worked. The product review includes pictures of the appliance and baking goods created from it.


Cooking With Kids: Felicita Sala's "What's Cooking in Flowerville?"

"What's Cooking in Flowerville?," by Felicita Sala, is filled with large and colorful pages of delicious recipes for young chefs to prepare.


Review of the Tokit Omni Cook

I was searching for a kitchen appliance that would assist me—a terrible cook—in preparing wholesome, attractive, and tasty meals. The Tokit Omni Cook appeared to be a good choice.


Vintage Wisconsin Electric Power Co. Booklet: Use of Range Info With Recipes

I tested and will share three cookie recipes using bread flour from this vintage booklet dating back to the early days of electric stoves. The title "how to use your electric range" is on the cover. My grandmother saved this undated one, plus four other booklets from 1939 to 1952.


Review of the Paris Rhone 16-Piece Kitchen Knife Set

I was searching for a knife block that came with a complete set of kitchen knives and a sharpener. The Paris Rhone 16-piece knife set, which includes blades comprised of high-carbon stainless steel, appeared to be my best option.


Review of the Omote OM-1205 Vacuum Sealer

I was searching for a method of extending the life of the food I keep stored in my freezer, fridge, and cupboards. A vacuum sealer such as the Omote OM-1205 appeared to be a good option.


My Instant Pot Made Me Love Cooking Again

If you're on the fence about the Instant Pot, here is my honest take. Get one.


10 Advantages of Cooking With a Wok

I've been using a wok to prepare food for 35 years. Woks are versatile pans that can produce tasty, healthy meals quickly. This article examines 10 benefits of wok cookery.


6 Fantastic Notion Meal Planning & Recipe Templates

Are you searching for a new way to organize your recipes? Notion software offers several very practical and versatile recipe tools. Try them today!


Review of the KitchenBoss G320 Sous Vide Cooker

I was searching for an effective and well-constructed sous vide cooker. KitchenBoss's G320 appeared to be the best choice.


Review of the KitchenBoss G210 Vacuum Sealer

I was searching for a device that could vacuum and seal bags of food, lengthening the time they could be stored before spoiling. The KitchenBoss G210 appeared to be a good option.


Review of the Magiccos 750W Food Processor

I was searching for an effective food processor with the ability to chop, slice, grate, and juice. The Magiccos FP415 appeared to be a good choice.


Review of the TaoTronics Air Fryer

I was searching for an effective, easy-to-use air fryer that wouldn’t take up a lot of my valuable counter space. The TaoTronics TT-AF001 fits the bill.


Top 3 Sous Vide Cookers for Home Use

Sous vide cooking used to be practiced only in high-end restaurants, but it has become increasingly popular at home in recent years. This article lists and looks at the 3 best sous vide cookers.


BBQ Made Easier With the Pit Barrel Cooker

Here's a review of the Pit Barrel Cooker and some of my tips and tricks. Is this the right cooker for you?


Tower 3 Litre Manual Air Fryer Review (Plus Cooking Tips)

This is my review of the Tower Air Fryer. I'll also share what I like to cook in it!


8 Advantages (and 5 Disadvantages) of Pressure Cooking

Pressure cooking offers many benefits, including reduced cooking times and better flavor and nutrient retention. However, there are some cons, as well.


8 Cookbooks to Dip Your Toes Into the African Cuisine

Get a taste of what the Motherland has to offer with these eight African cookbooks.


Nonstick Skillet and Wok Reviews (Including Ceramic and PTFE)

Finding a nonstick pan that is easy to cook with and easy to clean can be quite a daunting search. This article, along with videos posted by American Test Kitchen, will make it a little easier to find the almost perfect pan, especially for stir-frying.


Three Best Two-Slice Toasters

There is nothing quite like the aroma, taste, and texture of toast. Here are my top three recommendations for two-slice toasters.


Best 3 Stainless Steel Pressure Cookers

Pressure cookers are a wonderful way to make quick and healthy meals. This article covers my top three recommendations.


How to Fix a Wobbly KitchenAid Stand Mixer in 5 Easy Steps

Shaking or jumping KitchenAid mixers are easily repaired by tightening the neck pin. Learn how to perform this easy repair to prevent further damage to your mixer.


Top 17 Baking Tools Every Home Kitchen Should Have

These 17 tools should be considered essential for any home baker. They make great gift ideas, too!


What Size Air Fryer Do I Need?

Air fryers make cooking easy even for people who aren't good cooks and there's a wide range of foods that can be prepared in them. But they also take up kitchen counter space, so before buying one, carefully consider the size you need.


13 Cookbooks Inspired by Popular Novels

If you want to get a taste of what your favorite characters savored during their adventures, these 13 cookbooks based on novels will not disappoint.


Best Ice Cream Makers With a Built-in Compressor

Compressor ice cream makers are my favorite way to make ice cream due to their speed and ease of use. This article gives my top three machines.


Top 5 Mistakes All New Sous Vide Users Make (Plus Fixes)

With sous vide cooking coming into the mainstream, many people are struggling with some common mistakes. Learn what they are and how to fix them.


Charcoal Vs. Gas Vs. Electric BBQ Grills: Which Is the Best?

Here are some advantages and disadvantages of the three main kinds of BBQ pits that are available to consumers.


10 Advantages of Homemade Meals

There are so many great benefits to be gained from eating homemade meals, including health, affordability, and bringing friends and family together. This article lists 10 benefits and explains each of them in some detail.


10 Best Chinese Cooking Tools and Utensils

Cooking Chinese recipes is a great way to produce tasty and healthy food for yourself and others. I've put together a list of 10 essential tools and utensils that I've found to be invaluable over my 30 years of making Asian meals.


15 Cookbooks Inspired by Popular Video Games

Inspired by your favourite on-screen realms, these 15 video game cookbooks will introduce you to the finest gaming cuisine.


Ulu or Alaskan Knife: Handy Kitchen Tool

An ulu knife is one of the handiest kitchen tools ever. It can make a variety of cooking and hunting tasks faster and easier to simplify your life.


Homgeek 1450W High Speed Blender Review: Vitamix on a Budget

The Homgeek 1450W High Speed Blender is a deluxe smoothie maker and ice crusher with eight speed levels, four preset modes, and titanium blades that can emulsify anything. Extracts nutrients and works with soups, frozen desserts, veggies, etc. It's an inexpensive alternative to a Vitamix blender.


Top 3 Stainless Steel Air Fryers for a Healthier Fried Taste

Air fryers produce tasty food that is healthier than that produced by traditional fryers. Here are my top three air fryers on the market today.


Review of the Cuisinart Countertop Griddler

I was searching for a method of cooking hamburgers and chicken without submerging them in a puddle of grease. Cuisinart’s CGR-4NC Griddler appeared to be an excellent choice. This is my review.


Review of the Nostalgia Retro 2-Slice Toaster

I was searching for a retro-style toaster that could handle bagels as well as bread. Nostalgia’s RTOS200 appeared to be a good fit. This is my review.


9 Uses for Dish Towels

This article discusses eight ways to use kitchen towels. Their versatility makes them indispensable for any kitchen. It also cautions the reader against using them in lieu of pot holders.


10 Surprising Things You Can Cook in a Microwave

Get the most out of your microwave! You probably know some of the things you can use your microwave for, such as warming up food and making popcorn. But is there more you could be doing?


Review of the Slaouwo V2 Vacuum Sealer

I was searching for a device that could effectively vacuum seal food. This is my review of the Slaouwo V2.


How to Survive Without a Microwave

Could you survive without a microwave? Learn how to reheat leftovers without a microwave with these easy tips.


How to Clean a Bread Maker in 4 Easy Steps

Learn how to clean a bread maker properly and how often it needs to be cleaned.


Review of the Surfit Sous Vide Cooker

The Surfit Kitchen Sous Vide Cooker is a powerful, easy-to-use, smart cooker that makes healthy restaurant-quality foods at an affordable price. It also works with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and IFTTT.


Vitamix 750: What We Made in Our First 30 Days

After choosing the Vitamix 750 over the 7500, how could we prove to ourselves that the investment was worth it? By committing to using it every day for the first month. Read about our successes, failures, and our ultimate verdict.