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,
Can Openers… no one really cares to discuss them… until they are broken and you have to buy a new one! It’s one of those kitchen items that you take for granted, that you use regularly, sometimes daily and you just want yours to work properly when you need it!
A bit of history
Where does it all come from? Food was stored in metal cans since 1772 by the Netherlands. How they opened them for the next 80 years is still a mystery as the first official can opener was patent
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
For most folks, the beginning of summer means vacation time is near. But for foodies, it also marks the beginning of weeks after week of preserving and pickling the summer bounty.
Nothing beats your own preserves and pickles! First there’s the fun of gathering the fruits and vegetables at the farmer’s market or wherever you shop for fresh produce or a family oriented U-Pick farm. Naturally you can use your own garden harvest or opt for organic fruit and veg
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.
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
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
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.
Looking for information on the best stove top? I'm sorry to say that preference plays a large role in the choice of a cooking surface. Let's see what the particularities are for each type. Although gas burners are among the oldest of hobs, it is still one of the most preferred types based on its easy contr
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
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. This tool is essential for any apple-lover. Planning on making apple pies, cobblers, tarts or other delicious baked goods for the holidays? It’s time-consumi
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!
With the amount of cookware available these days, it's sometimes difficult to choose which material is best for what we cook. We wil try to help by explaining each type of metal and its uses.
Here are the materials that are covered in this blog:
Tri-ply Stainless steel
Hard anodized aluminum
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