How to Choose the Best Wok

How to Choose the Best Wok | Foodal.com

If you love the flavour and ease of stir fry’s, using a wok will allow for the fast frying that is necessary. However, there are many models to choose from. To assist you in making a choice, let’s briefly examine the background of the wok as well as their attributes. We’ll then cover a number of wok reviews that look at both traditional and contemporary variants of this exceptional cooking vessel.

The Best Full-Sized Gas BBQ Grills for Your Patio or Backyard

The Best Full-Sized Gas BBQ Grills for Your Patio or Backyard | Foodal.com

With the arrival of nice weather, our minds naturally turn to outdoor grilling. It’s fun, easy, and economical. But if your old BBQ isn’t up to snuff, you’ll be stuck in a hot kitchen instead of playing outside. The good news is, we’ve reviewed six of the best gas grills on the market for you – in all price ranges. Plus, we cover other topics including liquid propane and natural gas, infrared grilling, and calculating heat flux, so you can enjoy an outstanding grilling season!

15+ Essentials for the Perfectly Packed Picnic Basket

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Trekking into nature to enjoy an outdoor meal is a favorite warm-weather pastime, but forgetting an essential can put a big damper on the fun – and nearby convenience stores aren’t always available when needed. For the best possible picnic, use our checklist to ensure a perfectly packed basket before heading out.

Picnic Pleasures: Foodal’s Guide to the Best Baskets

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Looking to step up your warm-weather gastronomical game? Want to get out and enjoy the great outdoors? Like to eat? If so, you need a picnic basket – it’s that simple. We’ll help you choose the best one for your needs, from fully-stocked wicker baskets and rolling carts to backpacks with service for two or four.

Kulich: Traditional Russian Easter Bread

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For a beautiful (and edible!) centerpiece on your Easter table, bake kulich, a traditional Russian bread. Soft and delicious with dried fruits, nuts, and cardamom, it’s ideal for Easter brunch. Cover with a sugary glaze, and enjoy every sweet slice. Save the rest for French toast the next morning. Read more now.

Slice Your Way to Perfection with a Japanese Sujihiki Knife

Long, thin blades, scalpel-sharp cutting edges, and outstanding aesthetics rank Japanese sujihikis among the best of slicing and carving knives. Renowned for their hard steel and cutting performance, some adaptations now make them more suitable for the Western market. Read all about these cutting-edge beauties here.

9 Best Petty and Kitchen Utility Knives for the Home or Pro Kitchen

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For hands-on convenience, the petty, or utility knife, performs a variety of cutting tasks with deft efficiency. Lightweight and agile, they can be used for hand-held work like peeling or carving garnishes, and they also perform well on the cutting board for chopping and slicing tasks. Read our detailed review here.

Foodal’s In-Depth Guide to Top Rated Pressure Canners: 5 Great Brands Reviewed

Foodal's In-Depth Guide to Top Rated Pressure Canners

Preserving your garden’s harvest, or seasonal produce when it comes on sale, is just flat-out smart. A pantry full of jams and jellies, chutney and pickles for the year is economical, you get to control what goes into the foods you eat, and it’s fun to produce them as well. You can produce a variety of low-acid foods, including garden veggies, fish, poultry, game, and meat. And while they make look a little complicated, they actually have a simple design and are easy to use. Get the whole story now!

The 13 Best Vacuum Sealers to Preserve Food at Home

Vacuum Sealing the Leftovers | Foodal.com

Would you like to have a smart and easy way to extend the shelf life of fresh produce, deli items, frozen foods, and even dry goods? A good vacuum sealer can do all these things – which helps with your food budget too. Get all the details on what to look for and our recommendations on the top models right here.