‘Looks like it’s that time of year again: what is known as the infamous “final stretch” in the academic world... This is when apparel standards drop, coffee becomes oxygen and all social life is extinct for a period of 3 to 4 weeks. Alas, there is no need to despair for help is closer than you think: simply making a few adjustments in your nutritional habits can benefit your memory and concentration greatly. Student or not, here are some of the best foods for thought
When cooking your favorite dish, you may add a few extra ingredients, leave something out, or change the measurements a bit without a problem, but when baking, ingredients need to be measured accurately. If you enjoy cooking and want to dabble in baking, you should know that baking is more precise and important to the recipe's outcome than you might expect.
When baking, you will want to measure dry ingredients such as sugar and flour in nested
There are unfortunately no more excuses left to start your Christmas dinner planning... but not to worry, help is on the way! We have rounded a whole bunch of helpful tips for a smooth and painless Christmas dinner party. Not only will your guests be having a great time, so will you!
Time is probably the most uncontrollable and crucial element in hosting. Therefore, every good host must leave time for last minute changes. Prepping everything you can in advance is the best way
Starfrit Launches Kilo Solutions with Nutritional Super Star Isabelle Huot
Article by Marcy Goldman, BetterBaking.com* Spring has sprung and with it comes our goals to improve or add to a healthy lifestyle. What better way than to pair those good intentions with the newest from Starfrit, the Kilo Solution new product l
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.
Voici des idées recettes pour les contenants "on-the-go" / "sur-le-pouce" Lock&Lock Twist!
Des recettes collation, déjeuner et accompagnements sur le pouce en utilisant les contenants de 150ml, 330ml, 360ml et 560ml.
Summertime means a renewed appreciation for chilled snacks, sandwiches and even desserts. Cooler is better and also generally, easier to prepare.
We also tend to think healthier and ‘light’ in summer and the foods we make are often home-made (vs. the food court or drive through) for exactly that reason. Plus with so much great fresh produce around, you want to make your own. Chances are you’ll also be outdoors more often and you’ll make food that ‘trave
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
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
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!
1. Knife & board
Of course, everyone needs the basics. Your
Here are the 5 golden rules to maintain your knives in perfect condition:
Rule #1: It is important to use a knife adapted to what you want to do / food you want to prepare. For example, you shouldn’t use a bread knife to slice a roast or use the blade of a paring knife and use it as a screwdriver (don’t laugh, we’ve all done it!)
Rule #2: Don’t drop your knife on the floor. Of course, accidents happen,
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.
The process of roasting can sometimes seem like a long and arduous one but it can also be one of the easiest and most rewarding cooking methods when done right. For example we find that there is little to no effort required while the food cooks. It can serve as a family Sunday dinner or a last minute weekday supper and remain an accessible and hearty meal.
The first thing that must be addressed is having the
Just when you thought infusion only involved dropping a tea bag into a microwaved cup of water… It turns out you can get a lot more out of your tea than you might think. However, less can sometimes be more in this case. To help clarify this paradox, let us go through the different methods you can adopt to make your tea drinking experience even more comforting, soothing and pleasant.
Much of it is based on oxidation: some teas have been through more oxidation in their manufacturing
Are you like me and have abused of the good food and drinks during the holidays? Now that it's behind us, our bodies are screaming for a more normal routine that includes healthier food choices.
Kilo Solution by Starfrit is a complete line of kitchen products that help you prepare and measure your evolution towards a healthier lifestyle. Here are the main products, practical and must-haves towards a more balanced diet.
Meal prep solutions
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