Nakiri Vegetable Cleaver Knives

The Japanese Nakiri vegetable knife could be the specialty knife surprise you never realized you needed until you bought one. When thinking of knives for your use in the kitchen there are other more popular selections like the Chef’s knife, a carving knife, steak knives, bread knives and many others. In this review we’ll take…

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Seasoning Cast Iron Skillet

This article will explain why, what you thought you knew about seasoning an iron skillet, is all wrong. You’ll find no shortage of experts, if you look hard enough, who can tell you how to season a cast iron skillet. Cast iron pans have existed forever and provide an all natural response to non-stick cooking….

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blanched vegetables

Salt and hot water are key components to blanching green beans or other vegetables. It starts with a big pot, a lot of water and a lot of salt until they are thoroughly cooked. The right amount of each is critical to the finished product and resulting color. You want green beans, or any green…

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EatSmart Precision Pro Digital Kitchen Scales

You probably already know that the most accurate of the different types of kitchen scales are the digital kitchen scales. The best value in kitchen scales, right now, is the EatSmart Precision Pro – Multi-function Digital Scale. It’s currently ON SALE (as of this writing) for an impressive 44% off list price — at this price it likely…

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chicken pot pie casserole

A convenient twist on the traditional chicken pot pie is this chicken pot pie casserole recipe. We all know that chicken can be prepared in many different ways. Most of us, however, like any recipes that are time saving one dish meals — especially those recipes that preserve flavor and texture while providing that convenience. Here’s…

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collapsible folding wagon

Everybody shops for groceries their own way and my way necessitated I find a folding utility cart or some type of collapsible wagon to haul 20 or more of those over-stuffed grocery bags I accumulate on each trip. Some people buy their groceries on an as needed basis but my grocery shopping (once or twice…

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what is convection oven cooking

There are many benefits to convection cooking — just what is convection cooking and why this has become a preferred method for food prep is covered here. We live in a fast food society borne out of busy schedules and active lifestyles. Now, with an increased focus on obesity and proper diet, many of us…

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how to use a convection oven

If you’re a first time buyer you’ll want to know how to use a convection oven because you’re undoubtedly anxious to put this new investment to work. You probably have a few general questions about how a convection oven performs and I’m here help by providing answers plus a several tips you won’t find in an…

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convection oven cooking

Cooking food in a convection oven vs convectional oven starts with understanding how different foods will react when using convection in the cooking process. How to use a convection oven revolves around the technology. A convection microwave is a combination of a convection oven with a microwave oven giving you basically two ovens in one and…

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easy stuffed red bell peppers recipe

The red bell peppers, in this easy stuffed peppers recipe with ground turkey, adds just a touch of sweetness often missed when using the more bitter counterpart – green. In this recipe you can use whatever color bell peppers you have a taste for or mix it up and use several different varieties for a…

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