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    Spring Cleaning… Why Not Start with the Kitchen?

    Spring Cleaning… Why Not Start with the Kitchen?

    The kitchen is without a doubt one of the most crammed rooms in a household. It contains rarely used gadgets, foods, containers and other accessories that all require efficient storage. This notion is especially relevant when it comes to smaller kitchens as in apartments or condos. They cannot benefit from the luxury of walk-in pantries and islands. However, there are many available outlets and hidden storage opportunities in your kitchen you never thought possible. For your next Spring cleaning
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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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    Why choose a small convection oven for your kitchen

    Why choose a small convection oven for your kitchen

    Small convection ovens for the kitchen have many advantages in the kitchen and it's why more and more families purchase one. Whether you use it as an oven or whether it complements your large kitchen oven, small convection ovens will charm you. See why a small convection oven is great for meal preparation.
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    Maintaining Your Weight Loss Goals

    Maintaining Your Weight Loss Goals

    If the first few weeks of your weight-loss resolution have not been going well, don’t give up! Going forward, commit to a healthy lifestyle by incorporating a realistic meal plan, exercise and enough rest into your daily routine. With a few tweaks to your plan, this is the year you are going to achieve your weight loss goals!  
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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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    Salad Days

    Salad Days

              Starfrit Kitchens Presents Salad Days by Marcy Goldman A great salad is always popular but these days, what with salad places cropping up in so many fast casual restaurants, the interest in ‘lite’ eating along with dense nutrition, has made our appetites for salad skyrocket. Salads are also so much more varied, appetizing and easily put together these days (and anything can be ‘salad’) that the
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    It's the quality of the calories that count!

    It's the quality of the calories that count!

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    Cooking like a Chef - A quick reference guide to cooking methods

    Cooking like a Chef - A quick reference guide to cooking methods

    You like watching cooking shows and would like to be able to cook like a Chef? Learning about the many cooking methods out there is a great start. We tried here to put together a quick reference guide to most popular cooking methods. Knowledge is essential, even in the kitchen!
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    Father’s Day BBQ Bonanza

    Father’s Day BBQ Bonanza

              June BBQ Season Starts with a Father’s Day BBQ Bonanza Most of us love barbecuing so much that some of us don’t even wait for spring; we barbecue even in the chill of February! But there’s something about school being out, vacation season upon us, and the consistent balmy temperatures of June (compared to the iffy weather of May) to launch the official summer grilling season. And what better occasion that a Father’s Da
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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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    What is pressure cooking?

    What is pressure cooking?

    Have you heard of the new cooking trend for busy families? Pressure cooking reduces cooking time by at least half, is safe and retains vitamins and nutrients of your food. Oh, let’s not forget, it makes tasty and flavorful results!     What is a pressure cooker, and what does it do?  A pressure cooker simply pressurizes its contents, the liquid inside becomes steam and it forces liquids into the food making it very tender quickly. It has 5 disti
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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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    5 Back-to-School Meal Prep Tips

    5 Back-to-School Meal Prep Tips

    With school starting back soon, schedules get hectic and time becomes limited. Meal prepping can help you get a handle on the week ahead so you can spend more time with family and less time in the kitchen. With so many resources available for meal prepping, you don't have to invent your own plan. Start by gathering information, invest in storage containers, and plan to shop with a food list. Here are 5 back-to-school meal prep tips.   Use a
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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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    Enjoy BBQ Grilled Food All Year!

    Enjoy BBQ Grilled Food All Year!

    For all the BBQ lovers out there, did you know you could prepare BBQ meals all year around? With the Electric Interior BBQ Smokeless Grill, you won't need to wait until the snow dissapears to enjoy flavorful BBQ grilled meals!
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