Just visited my daughter in Arlington, VA last weekend. The purpose of the trip was to help her out with her new house so I was doing the Dad thing with plumbing and landscaping which really turned out well. But in the course of things I noticed that her culinary life could also take a step up. Sure it seems daunting to her to pull together a quick creme brulee (sounds better in French than “burnt cream” in English doesn’t it?) which may be why she has a ton of cookbooks but never seems to make anything. So [...click to contimue reading...]
A good quality and sharp paring knife is a must have for every kitchen. This is typically the workhorse for those jobs that demand a smaller knife…Chores such as peeling, deveining shrimp, coring, cutting mushrooms in special ways (we’ll put this up on video feed when available)..anyway those sorts of things.
Many people are leery of Teflon Non-Stick Cookware. Now it’s not absolutely certain that it has negative effects but why mess with it at all when there’s Cast Iron…An all natural non-stick cookware. And not only is it non-stick but unlike Teflon cookware it can last a lifetime. It even adds iron to your foods….But first you must make the cast iron cookware you purchase non-stick. This process is known as “seasoning”.
Went to shopping today during lunch and saw a lot of great kitchen deals…today at Macy’s in New Hampshire I bought a 16 Quart Enamel Stock Pot for $19 (Regular Price is $60) and a Cast Iron Casserole Dutch Oven for $7 (Regular Price is $20)…. Also in tonight’s paper.. Kohl’s is selling a KitchenAid Heavy Duty Stand Mixer for $229.99 (Regular Price $369.99). This is just to give the OTK Readers a heads up. We’re not in any way affiliated, paid off or wined & dined (..uhh.. I wish) by Macy’s, Kohl’s or KitchenAid. Related Links: [...click to contimue reading...]