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Why you definitely need a Stand Mixer

If you love working in the kitchen, you know that working with the right appliances can save you a lot of time by helping prepare foods quickly and easily. A stand mixer is one such appliance that can come in handy for many kitchen tasks. Let’s take a look at what a stand mixer can […]

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Choosing a Juicer That’s Right for You

Making juice from fresh fruits and vegetables is a breeze if you have the right equipment. In recent years, the dietary guidelines for the amount of fresh produce recommended for daily consumption has gone up to four or five cups. This means that if we want to stay in optimum health, we need to have […]

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Water Filtering Equipment for your Kitchen

Drinking water supplied to our homes is generally free of significant quantities of contaminants. But depending upon where you live, this might not be the case. There may be potentially harmful spikes in contaminants from time to time in the municipal water supply to your home. Dangerous contaminants such as lead, arsenic, nitrate, radon, and […]

Choose the Best Deep Fryer

Choose the Best Deep Fryer

16 November 2015

Okay, so you know you can fry foods in your frying pan (hence the name) but it just isn’t the same as restaurant quality and sometimes you can’t even get something crispy (maybe that’s just me) and it’s so greasy and leaves puddles of oil on the stove top. Who wants to deal with all […]

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Seasoning your Wooden Spoons

Seasoning your Wooden Spoons

13 November 2015

Wooden spoons have long been popular in the kitchen (maybe because they can double as a switch in a pinch) but you have to take care of yours or they will become dried out and crack, especially if they are washed in the dishwasher. Wooden spoons naturally repel bacteria, are sturdy enough for any kitchen […]

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Choosing the Best Food Processor

Choosing the Best Food Processor

11 November 2015

A food processor uses two or more blades to chop, shred, grate and more. This is very helpful in cooking as it saves time and energy from doing manually what the processor can do in minutes. Food Processors Blenders can be used to do some of the tasks food processors can also do, but, because […]

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Using a French Press Coffee Maker

Using a French Press Coffee Maker

09 November 2015

Coffee is a beloved beverage in all parts of the world. Coffee is actually made from the seeds of the Coffea plant and originally comes from Africa. Now coffee is produced in more than 70 equatorial countries such as South America, Asia, and India. Coffee beans are picked green (ripe) and roasted to whatever degree […]

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4 Stovetop Safety Tips

06 November 2015

Kitchen safety is for all. While we might think of kids and safety, we adults must be on our guard also. It only takes a moment for an accident to happen. One evening many years ago, I was in the kitchen preparing dinner, and my two daughters were in the living room watching TV. I […]

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5 Simple but Essential Kitchen Utensils

04 November 2015

Every cook needs her tools to create a culinary masterpiece or even a simple, mouth-watering dinner, dessert, or side dish. Having the right tools for the job not only helps you get done faster, but it wards off the frustration of not having the right tool and the time wasted by having to hunt up […]

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Three Simple Recipes to Teach your Kids

02 November 2015

Someday our kids will be making their own meals, and it never hurts to have a head start. Even if you are not a chef, meals have to be made so it is good to start kids early when they are usually curious about and want to do everything you do. First Things First Beginning […]

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Have Fun While Cooking with Your Kid

30 October 2015

The kitchen is, without a doubt, one of the greatest spots in the home for family time. It’s where you pend quality time whipping up your favorite foods, talk over tasty meals, and learn several lessons about cooking and life in general while you do it. It’s a great idea to consider the kitchen a […]

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Teach Your Kids How to Stay Safe in the Kitchen

29 October 2015

Why is it, when you have friends or family over, that everyone gravitates toward the kitchen? It’s where quality time is had, it’s the warmest place in the house for conversation, it smells great, it’s where the tasty food lives. Adults recognize it as a wonderful spot for family time, but the dangers that lurk […]

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5 Secrets to Healthier Cooking

28 October 2015

There’s an old saying that everything that tastes good is bad for you. And there is some truth to that. There’s no denying that fried foods such as fried chicken and rich foods that use heavy cream and whole fat dairy products are tasty. But there are ways that you can still enjoy these foods […]

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How to Make Creamy Dishes Without the Cream

26 October 2015

Who doesn’t love a rich, creamy soup or pasta sauce like fettuccine alfredo? These sauces are delicious, yes, but they are also full of ingredients that contain heaping amounts of fats and cholesterol. Eaten regularly, creamy sauces can lead to poor health. Fortunately, you can still enjoy creamy dishes while avoiding unhealthy ingredients such as […]

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How to Make the Perfect Ceviche

23 October 2015

Ceviche is the perfect dish for a light summer meal that doesn’t require any cooking so there is no extra heat. To make the perfect ceviche, you need to follow some cooking rules closely so it will turn out delicious and perfect. 1. Use Fresh Fish Sometimes it isn’t possible to get freshly got fish […]

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