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    Why use a kitchen mandolin?

    Why use a kitchen mandolin?

    Ok, I have to admit, I’ve resisted using a mandolin for years! I used to think that if I cooked like a Chef, a good quality knife and cutting board was all I needed… until… I tried a mandolin! Why use a mandolin? Well it seems Chefs DO use a mandolin when preparing certain meals, and somehow it gives me permission to do so myself! The main reason is that it cuts perfectly, evenly, consistently and quickly for recipes that require thin cuts. It really does! Even if you count the time it
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    Are coated knives and ceramic knives the same? How can we tell them apart?

    Are coated knives and ceramic knives the same? How can we tell them apart?

    At first glance, it’s easy to think that both ceramic knives that have black or white blades and coated knives that can be very colorful are the same. As consumers, seeing knife blades that are o
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    The 5 golden rules for kitchen knives

    The 5 golden rules for kitchen knives

    Here are the 5 golden rules to maintain your knives in perfect condition...
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    Mandolines : Good - Better - Best

    Mandolines : Good - Better - Best

    Why do so many mandolins exist? Whether you are starting out or you need a performing product to slice / julienne, we will demistify our collection from good tools, to better, to best kitchen accessories to cut your fruits and vegetables.
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    Top 10 Starfrit fruits & vegetable tools

    Top 10 Starfrit fruits & vegetable tools

    Your son or your daughter is getting ready to move out and you’re wondering how to help? Your parents are getting older and need tools in the kitchen to help with food prep? Your kids want to help out in the kitchen and you are wondering what they can safely use that also makes the task fun? Here are the kitchen essentials you need so as to make food prep fast, easy, safe and fun!
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    5 knives you should add to your collection

    5 knives you should add to your collection

              From slicing steak to dicing an apple, every kitchen should be equipped with a good set of knives. Whether you already own a set or plan to purchase a few to add to your collection, you'll want to know which knives are essential in your kitchen. Sharpen your skills when it comes to knives by taking a look at these must-haves.
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    Blending Flavors with the Push of a Button!

    Blending Flavors with the Push of a Button!

    Versatile, nutritious, customizable and surprisingly filling, the smoothie has become an effective and healthy hunger buster you can take with you everywhere. It has started a very prominent food trend in the past couple years along with one of its newly common ingredients, kale, to make green smoothies. DIY smoothies have proven to be among the most universal food options because of their adaptability and simplicity. No matter your preference, there are many habits you can take up to make your
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    Cooking with Fresh Herbs

    Cooking with Fresh Herbs

    Yes, we’ve all heard it… Fresh herbs taste better than dried ones. However, choosing, harvesting, pretreating and storing fresh herbs can often seem a little cloudy to the amateur cook. They are without a doubt one of the most particular ingredients out there and deserve to be treated as such. Today, we will shed light on some of these particularities as well as how and when to use herbs for everyday cooking.     Choosing herbs When choosing your herbs
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    Cooking with Fresh Herbs

    Cooking with Fresh Herbs

    Yes, we’ve all heard it… Fresh herbs taste better than dried ones. However, choosing, harvesting, pretreating and storing fresh herbs can often seem a little cloudy to the amateur cook. They are without a doubt one of the most particular ingredients out there and deserve to be treated as such. Today, we will shed light on some of these particularities as well as how and when to use herbs for everyday cooking.
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    Spiralizer – Pasta and Salad

    Spiralizer – Pasta and Salad

              Have Guilt Free “Pasta’ and Salads That Turn Heads! Everyone knows vegetables are good for them and few of us get enough of them on a daily basis. But with a Starfrit Spiralizer, vegetables are not only easier to include but also fun to create both nutritious and aesthetic meals of every description. It’s an all-in-one art project/meal-maker! A Starfrit
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    2017 Gift Guide

    2017 Gift Guide

    Christmas shopping is now in full swing and we at Starfrit want to help you get a head start. If you are like me and short on gift ideas for your friends and family, try surprising them with products everyone will enjoy. With Starfrit’s complete lines of kitchen gadgets, cookware, small electric appliances and food storage items, you will be sure to find something for everyone on your list regardless of the budget. These gift ideas are sure to help any advanced cook and average weekday blazer
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    Kitchen Hacks to Help with Meal Preparation

    Kitchen Hacks to Help with Meal Preparation

    Meal preparation can sometimes be painful. You want to make sure that between work meetings, kids homework, housework and all other daily tasks, your family has healthy food options and savory meals without taking hours to prepare. Here are some tricks to help save time in the kitchen.
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    Starfrit Apple Pro Peeler

    Starfrit Apple Pro Peeler

    There are kitchen gadgets to help you tackle just about any chore in the kitchen. One of the most useful, time-saving tools are apple peelers, and it doesn’t get any better than Starfrit’s Apple Pro Peeler.
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    Year-Round Avocado

    Year-Round Avocado

      A growing trend among today’s health-conscious millennials is that of the avocado. Its unique & rich texture, light taste and great nutritional values make it perfect for any occasion, notably salads in the summertime. However, many cooks do not see this traditional South American fruit as an everyday ingredient… which it surprisingly is.   Extensive research on avocados reveals a plethora of health benefits such as lowering cholesterol, providing the monounsaturated
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    MightiGrip

    MightiGrip

    Your hands are not as strong as they used to? The MightiGrip is the perfect tool for you. Keep it handy in the kitchen to open bottles, cans, packaging and more.
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    Apple Bread and Apple Tarts are as Easy as Pie…..with a Starfrit Apple Peeler!

    Apple Bread and Apple Tarts are as Easy as Pie…..with a Starfrit Apple Peeler!

      With so many apple varieties available these days, both locally and imported, baking with apples is inspiring and extra inviting. Add your own sous chef to the mix, i.e. a Starfrit Apple Peeler, to make the peeling and coring work extra quick and easy, and the ease of preparation only adds to fun and limitless possibilities.   The Starfrit Apple
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    Proper Wine Consumption

    Proper Wine Consumption

    Amazing how an entire culture revolves around the extract of a single fruit. Although appreciating wine can sometimes seem like splitting hairs, the subtleties of this acquired taste become real as ever when optimally served and paired with the right foods. Let us go through some pointers you can use to make your wine tasting experience more fruitful!     Properly serving has the potential of making cheaper wines more palatable but it can tarnish a high-end bottle if done poor
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    Cracking Open an Ocean Treasure

    Cracking Open an Ocean Treasure

    As lobster season kicks in, now’s the time to solve one of the most daunting dinning tasks. In this week’s blog, we offer helpful hints to successfully extract meat from fresh cooked lobster. Prepping lobster often makes people lose their appetites…let alone patience. But with a positive attitude and the right tools, the subtleties and delicacies of fresh lobster will leave you wanting more. But be warned! Eating lobster requires you to get your hands dirty so make sure you put on a
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    How to cut an onion without crying

    How to cut an onion without crying

    Onions are used in multiple recipes to add flavor. Although they can make you cry, don’t stop including them in your meals! They taste great and are a healthy choice. How then, you ask, can we cut an onion without crying? Best solution: ask someone else to do it! But if you’re alone in the kitchen, here are some tricks that will help stop the tears.
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