Pick Out the Best Kitchen Tools for Your New Home

Best Kitchen Tools for Your Kitchen - Foodal.com

Need a complete set of kitchen tools and utensils for a new household? Looking for ideas for your bridal registry? If so, read Foodal’s easy-to-use guide. We take a hard look at those essential gadgets that you’ll use everyday and identify those drawer queens you can do without. Read more now.

Cast Iron and Carbon Steel Skillets – Which is Better For Your Home Kitchen?

Cast Iron Vs Carbon Steel

Lynne liked my last article, comparing cast iron and copper cookware, so much that she asked me to write another comparing cast iron vs carbon steel frying pans. Until the mid-twentieth century, cast iron cookware was just about the only variety you would find in most American kitchens Okay, yes, this was largely due to …

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Planning your Wedding Registry around Your Kitchen Part 2: Bakeware

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This is Part II to the continuing saga of deciding which kitchen items will make the cut to be placed on my (and perhaps your) wedding registry.  I’m hoping that YOU can take away some inspiration or get some ideas from this article to help you plan your registry list. To read part 1 (cookware) of this odyssey go here. Although …

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Chelsea’s Double Chocolate Orange Cookies

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Do you like lots of chocolate with a hint of orange? If so, these quick and easy to make double chocolate orange cookies should be right up your alley! Minimal kneading required. Read more to get the recipe and the techniques to make up a batch now.

Picking the Best Tableware

Choosing the Best Tableware | Foodal.com

If you’re trying to decide what kind of dining accessories or tableware you need for your new pad, check out my list to give you some ideas. Although I put this together when I was compiling my wedding registry, it really works for anyone setting up a new home or just wants a tableware makeover…

Cape Malay Chicken and Vegetable Curry

Cape Malay Chicken and Vegetable Curry - Foodal

Looking for something a little different for dinner? Try this curry recipe that was developed by the Malaysian immigrants in South Africa. Make it on the stove or throw it in the slow cooker – either way it is prepared It’s sure to wow.

Make Your Mornings Complete With a Waring Belgian Waffle Maker

Waring Pro WMK600 Double Belgian-Waffle Maker Review | Foodal.com

Dreaming of nice thick Belgian-style breakfast pastry? Have a need for some morning goodness at midnight? If so, check out the Warring Pro that lets you make two waffles at once! We’re talking one inch thick restaurant style cakes. This thing doesn’t mess around! Want to know more? Click the link and read on….

Power Up Your Baking With The Ankarsrum Original

Ankarsrum Original Review | Foodal.com

Are you looking for a machine that kneads bread dough as well as the old Hobart-built KitchenAids or those heavy duty Sunbeams that your mom or grandmother had when you were growing up that would tackle anything? Get a model that hasn’t “changed with the times.” The Ankarsrum Original is Foodal’s Top Rated Stand Mixer and can power through the thickest dough day after day and year after year. Some folks have reported heavy use of their machine over the course of over thirty years.

Although this device has had an identity crisis (at various times being known as the Electrolux Assistent, Magic Mill DLX, and Verona), the guts still remain purely Swedish. A pure powerhouse and our #1 pick for those that work with heavy dough.

Slow Cooker Overnight Cranberry Apple Oatmeal

Slow Cooker Overnight Cranberry Apple Oatmeal Recipe | Foodal.com

Turn a boring breakfast into something special with this sweet cranberry apple oatmeal while saving time in the morning by preparing it the night before. Slow cooked oatmeal with fruit added turns a plain oatmeal breakfast into something fantastic! Say goodbye to instant oatmeal forever!