convection oven cooking

How do convection oven cooking times compare to traditional oven temps? Many new convection ovens, convection microwave ovens and convection combo infrared halogen ovens will come with pre-programmed settings for the most commonly prepared foods. Additionally, the manufacturer’s product manuals will provide the recommended oven cooking times that are designed specifically for their product — but these rarely deal…

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easy lemon chicken recipe

Looking for an easy lemon chicken recipe? How does convection oven lemon baked chicken with a white wine and yogurt sauce sound? Generally, when baking skinless chicken breasts by themselves, the meat often gets dry. While the skin is known to have fat and calories, it does a pretty good job of keeping the moisture in. One…

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ceramic cookware review

You may be searching for ceramic cookware reviews because it’s hard to miss all the infomercials you see for this non-stick, super-slick coating all over the media. I’m no different than a lot of you because I own more than one old-faithful (had it forever) Teflon skillet — is it time for me to trash…

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Make Steel Cut Oatmeal

If texture is as important as taste when eating oatmeal, then when you make steel cut oats, you’ll get plenty. Because steel cut oats are minimally processed and take longer to cook they can be similarly compared to popular dried bean varieties. Not only strong in nutritional value, steel cut oats come with a host…

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Cast Iron Cooker Combo Recipe

Cast iron cookware has been around forever and just when you think they can’t improve on one of the best kitchen staples, they do. The Lodge Logic Combo Cooker with pre-seasoned convenience has married the dutch oven with the cast iron skillet. Here are 15 reasons this fits the bill as a double duty dynamo…

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Presto Pressure Cookers

Surprising quality, an exceptional warranty and low price are rarely found in the same product description but all 3 come with Presto Pressure Cookers. If you’re interested in speed cooking, convenience and love a melt in your mouth, flavor infused, fork tender piece of meat then you can’t go wrong with Presto and pressure cooking…

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There’s a reason when serving wine that it generally doesn’t come in single-serve containers. Wine is a drink that is meant to be shared. While you may considering eating without wine, entertaining without wine might just be a different story. Let’s face it, wine can make food at any dinner party or gathering taste better…

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After spending years of making holiday meals and entertaining family and guests you have a tendency to memorialize tips for choosing the best roaster pan. You become knowledgeable as to why size, heft (the roaster’s weight) and type of metal contribute to the success of any roasting endeavor. When considering the heft of a roasting…

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Making Fluffy Scrambled Eggs

For many of us making fluffy scrambled eggs was cracking two or more into a bowl, adding a little milk and whipping them with a fork before pouring them into a hot buttered pan. I for one didn’t know that scrambling the eggs in a bowl beforehand affected the texture. I also didn’t know that…

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Seasoning Options

I’ve always been curious as to why onions make you cry whether you’re cutting a strong red onion or a mild sweet onion. When preparing a meal and using raw onion, it’s always a race for me to see how fast I can chop them before grabbing a paper towel to mop up the tears. Believe it…

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