Today I thought I’d merge my two great loves — reading and food — and talk a bit about food-related books. Cookbooks aren’t going out of style, even with the endless repository of recipes easily accessible online. In fact, I think cookbooks are getting better because of that. There are […]
Microwaves are a kitchen staple, but you don’t have to buy them very often. A good microwave should last you for years to come. If you are in the market for a new microwave, you might be feeling overwhelmed by all the choices. We can help! Before you buy, you […]
Fun fact: While not the most prominent of hot beverages here in the U.S., instant coffee is actually quite popular. And, while American coffee drinkers may not consider instant to be on par with elite brews, some companies are working to change perceptions. One of those companies is Waka Coffee. […]
Heart-shaped waffles are fun and tasty additions to your breakfast table, and Chef’sChoice makes one of the most popular creators around. The Chef’sChoice WafflePro 830 makes heart waffles that are thin and crispy — a texture favored by those who love Eggos. I bought the WafflePro 830 during the last […]
Nonstick is one of the most common types of cookware. It’s relatively inexpensive and it works perfectly for new cooks who are in the process of learning how to cook different meals. Even seasoned cooks need a good nonstick pan for some dishes, so it’s easy to see how versatile […]
Stockpots might not be used quite as often as other cookware, but they still play an important role in the kitchen. For some, a stockpot is required for boiling pasta; for others, it’s vital for large batches of soup or stock. There are plenty of discussions to be found about […]
After spending time at the International Home and Housewares Show earlier this month, we have a better sense of what kitchenware and cookware trends we’ll be seeing more of for the rest of this year (and beyond!). Much of what we saw there aligns with what we’ve been expecting already […]
If you’re in the market for kitchen knives, you might be a little overwhelmed by the number of choices out there. New cooks often just need a set to get them started, while seasoned cooks understand the importance of good kitchen knives.
Is there anything more refreshing than a blended alcoholic beverage on a hot summer day? We don’t think so! And these days you don’t even have to hit up the local cantina to get a delicious margarita — you can make one at home with a margarita machine.
I’ve had my Lodge cast iron skillet for many, many years — long before I knew much of anything about cookware care — and I’m the first to admit that I haven’t always taken proper care of it. Recently I decided to reseason it, both to get a fresh start […]