Microwave ovens - I do love them in spite of my microwave mishaps. Here's the truth about some microwave dangers you've been warned about and a list of great uses for your microwave that have nothing to do with cooking.
Organize and brighten up your small kitchen space with practical solutions to create a functional yet inviting space for family and friends.
It is easy to learn how to cook in an Electric Roaster. This is a great appliance to add to your kitchen especially during the busy holidays and family dinners.
If you are looking for an amazing carbon steel non-stick wok, you have come to the right place. This is my experience cooking with the Ken Hom Wok.
Copper cookware is fanciful, timeless, and aesthetically pleasing; but, is it really safe to use? This article touches on the two kinds of copperware that are safe for you and your family.
The myths about the dangers of microwave ovens are debunked. The sources of the misinformation are discredited and the reader is taught how to select reliable sources of information.
How do you choose the best slow cooker for one person? Here's a list of the four most important factors to consider when selecting your first slow cooker.
Enamelware refers to enamel-coated steel or cast-iron kitchen products that are smooth and easy to clean and have been in use for over 100 years.
Using the Magic Chef pizza baker may even feel like cheating, but it creates a dry, crispy crust and a perfectly caramelized cheese topping. You can cook until just melted or continue until browned.
At a recent blogger conference, I competed in a soup-making challenge using the Cuisinart Blend and Cook Soup & Beverage Maker. I discovered how easy it is to make homemade soups.
Have you ever bought something at a garage sale or thrift shop and did not know what that kitchen utensil was really used for? Well, I have many times and had such fun tracking them down!
Who would think these ordinary kitchen appliances could command so much attention? Collectors worldwide covet their toaster collections--especially those from the 1920s.
An overview of the benefits of electric smokers and a product review of the Masterbuilt 30-inch Electric Smokehouse.
Have you seen the commercials? Smoothie-makers are all the buzz. But are they really worth the money? This one is.
Ceramic knives maintain a sharp edge and are extremely useful for cutting fruits and vegetables. The knives are not, however, universal kitchen knives and may not be used to cut frozen food or through bone.
Besides the obvious, you can use quesadilla makers to make pancakes, crepes, and burgers. Cutting calories? Use a non-stick spray that tastes like butter to add a punch of flavor to whatever you make!
The KitchenAid Stand Mixer is a "must have" for many cooks, but choosing which model will best suit your needs can be a daunting task. Sometimes bigger isn't better. Here's why:
Why should you throw away those old, sticky rubber spatulas and replace them with silicone? Learn the benefits of silicone kitchen utensils, why they are healthier and will save you time and money
Test your culinary terminology expertise with this quiz and peruse a list of obscure cooking terms. From bain-marie to weep, you'll find 50 cooking terms that you've probably never heard before.
The thermapen is hands-down the best instant read meat thermometer I've ever used. Let me take a few minutes to tell you why.
The proper way to heat tortillas is on a pan you would find in the Mexican home that's called a comal. Without the browning, the tortilla cooking is not finished.
There are many alternate uses for a paella pan besides the obvious. Get ideas for new ways to use your paellera!
This is a user review of the Bosch Tassimo coffee maker and my journey to get to a nice cup of coffee!
The Dualit Hand Blender doubles as a food mixer, making it invaluable in a small kitchen. This review covers its benefits and drawbacks.
This article works best for the Bunn CW Series coffee maker that has the brew water coming directly from a plumbed water source. In other words, your brewer has a water line that connects to your plumbing and draws that water from your plumbing. ...
The Perfect Tortilla Bowl Maker Pans definitely live up to their claims. You can make perfect tortilla bowls in a snap, and for a small investment in the pans, you can use them over and over again.
Which appliance is better for the job: a food processor (like Cuisinart) or a food chopper (like the Magic Bullet)?
While searching for a new small kitchen appliance to replace an old blender, I came across the Ninja Express Chop. Here you will find a product review and easy, fun recipes too.
Imagine if you could cook your chips without using any fat whatsoever. That'd certainly make losing weight a lot easier! How about cooking steak in an airfryer?
These robot-themed items are fun, practical presents that your robot geek will actually want to own and use. Perfect for birthdays, Christmas, housewarming, and other gift-giving occasions.
A brief history of bottle caps and the bottle opener designs to remove these new fangled caps from our favorite bottled beverages.
Halogen ovens are said to cook food in less time than a conventional oven, preserve more of the juices, and use less energy. This was not exactly my experience with the Andrew James Halogen Oven.
Looking for a new blender? Look no further than the Ninja Master Prep Pro System. Pureeing frozen fruits, crushing ice and making frozen drinks has never been easier.
What advantage does silicone kitchen cooking tools and utensils have over those made from plastic, wood or metals? This hub shares 5 reasons why using silicone kitchen cooking tools are beneficial.
A plastic-free kettle can protect you from BPA leaching into boiling water. An all metal kettle is a stylish addition to any kitchen!
I was shocked to learn that Teflon and other non-stick cooking surfaces contain toxins that are transferable not only through the surface of the pan but also through the air from the cooking process.
In order to keep your Keurig coffee maker functioning properly and the coffee tasting great, users must clean their machine and care for it on a regular basis.
The KitchenAid mixer is a coveted gem of home kitchens near & far, a tough & sturdy work horse. But, more delicate tasks like custard & mousse, beg for a machine with more finesse, like the Mixmaster.
If you are a habitual smoothie-maker like me, you will need some accessories to make preparation easier. I have discovered a few items that I consider to be essential.
So what's are some good knives for aspiring chefs? That's a great question! Everyone has their own preferences. In this article I'll lay out a few of my favourite options based on quality and price.
Don't have a double-boiler? Need a whisk? Forgot to get a mortar and pestle? You don't need them with these tool substitutions for the kitchen.
Sometimes you need to change the oil in your deep fryer. You will know when it needs changing; it will be a dark color, it'll smell yucky, and your food will taste off, perhaps burnt.
Traditional Japanese knives are divided into two classes. Honyaki knives are made from true-forged high-carbon steel. Kasumi knives are made through forging high-carbon steel and soft iron together.
Food processors are designed to make life easier in the cooking department. But are they really worth the money, or just gimmicks to make us buy appliances we don't really need?
Looking to ditch the flame? Outdoor grills that use electric heat work great, they're low maintenance, and they make food taste amazing. This article reviews a few of the best options around.
Reviews and insights on five of the most popular Kamado-style grills on the market, from high-end tiled grills to the well-known Big Green Egg.
A handy guide detailing how to prolong the life of your non-stick frying pan, plus a product review of Tefal's Thermospot range.
Is it a novelty that doesn't deliver on its claims, or is it a kitchen appliance that genuinely makes our cooking lives easier? Check out my NuWave Oven review to see if this device is for you.
I accidentally ended up with a brand new Keurig MINI. If you're looking for a new coffeemaker for casual use, then here is a review of this machine for your consideration.
A really handy kitchen gadget to have is an apple corer, peeler and slicer. It cuts down the time taken to prepare apples and means that you can make great desserts in less time.
This is a guide to choosing silicone pans and the advantages of using silicone bakeware to get better results from your baking.
Cast iron is wonderful stuff, but it does take some extra care and knowhow to keep it at its best. Here's all you need to know about maintaining its non-stick luster.
Review of All Clad Cookware I bought several years ago, including 2 quart saucepan with lid, frying pan, and Dutch oven.
This is my personal Cutco knives review, and I don't exaggerate my results. I have owned my Cutco knife set for over 12 years, and I have only had one problem...
Busy people like quick and simple equipment to cook with. I have found a great cooking tool that is innovative and fun to use. Hot Logic cooking trays will make cooking on the go or at home fun.
Are you having trouble cooking your meat perfectly every time? This temperature control system is one of the easiest and most effective ways that I've found to ensure perfectly cooked meat every time.
Making the perfect cup of cappuccino or latte is not just about the coffee brewing, you also need to consider the milk. These are my selections for the best milk frothing pitcher.
Can these Stainless Steel Cooking Utensils take the heat? Is this spinning rack a viable option for those with small spaces? Find out if these kitchen tools are high quality, functional tools for all your cooking needs.
A quality kitchen knife set is essential for any cook. This guide presents reviews, features, and ratings of ten of the best kitchen knife sets.
In this article, I demonstrate why actual whoopie pie baking pans are way better thank using cookie sheets. Includes recipes for making delicious chocolate, chocolate mint, and pumpkin whoopies.
Food prepping saves time and can save money, but it all starts with the quality of the storage containers that you use. Here are my thoughts on the Plastic House bento containers for food preps.
Are your methods of cooking potentially damaging your health? Learn the truth about dangerous pans and your summer barbecues.
A review of the Kitchamajig, a vintage cooking utensil that has so many uses. With video to show it in action.
Grilling has been around for years and is an ever-changing method of cooking one's food outside. Hot Dogs, hamburgers, steaks, one can cook just about anything. But which one works best for you?
Create beautiful fruit and vegetable trays, fruit baskets, and more with three easy-to-use tools. Transform vegetables into artistic masterpieces that will impress family and guests.