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.
To save your fine cutting tools, use a robust meat cleaver instead. With a large blade and ample weight, these big boys make short work of challenging foods – they dress ribs, chop up whole chickens, lop coconuts, or hew clean through a melon in one fell swoop. Check out our complete buying guide right here on Foodal.
A good roasting pan is a valuable investment and an essential piece of kitchenware for anyone who takes their cooking seriously. They need to be sturdy and strong, and distribute heat well, as well as being versatile enough so that they can be used more than once a year. Read our in-depth guide now.
Preparing lobsters, clams, crawfish, and crabs can seem like a daunting task. However, the right pot that allows you to boil or steam can make the job much easier. Choosing the size or sizes that you may need is half the battle in preparing excellent seafood. Another couple of consideration are where you plan to prepare your meal and also the amount of food needed. Do you want a beach or tailgating pot or do you need a smaller vessel for home and family use?
When trying to decide on a new frying pan or skillet, it can be a mind-numbing chore to sort through all of the different qualities and materials. So Foodal’s stepped up and simplified the selection process for you. We’ve listed the benefits and drawbacks of cast iron, stainless steel, and nonstick frying pans and listed the main points to consider when making a purchase. And there’s also a couple of recommendations for popular brands in each category. So sit back, relax, and read on… we’ve done all the legwork for you!
If you’d like to amp up your cooking skills, with more enjoyment making meals, having a few good knives on hand is essential. And a well-crafted, versatile chef’s knife is truly a must. A chef’s knife is the home cook’s equivalent of a Swiss Army knife – it’s ready and willing to perform any task it is given.
Are you looking for a convenient storage method for your kitchen knives? One that will keep them safe from small hands while staying sharp and keen, and won’t take up any more precious space? Then keep reading, because we have all the tips and info you need, plus the best storage products available for online shoppers.
Are you considering investing in a beautiful Japanese kitchen knife, but not sure which style will suit your needs? Join us as we explore the many specialized knives available, and their specific functions. We’ve also covered the super steels used in their construction, how the blades are composed for their storied sharpness, handles and grind, sharpening techniques, and also touch on how their stunning appearances are achieved!
The stockpot is a multifunctional vessel that can handle large-capacity recipes for stock making, soups, chili, stews, beer brewing, and much more. Oven-safe models can also be used as a Dutch oven, making them ideal for one-pot meals. But with so many sizes and styles to choose from, how do you decide what’s best for your needs? Glad you asked! Because we’ve got all the info you’ll need to make an informed choice. From fully-clad to disk bottom to copper, we’ve covered them all and give our top recommendation.