Toaster ovens have gone through considerable changes in their history. Today’s models can offer a variety of pre-set functions, infrared elements, convection fans, a rotisserie, bake, broil, and steam functions. Oh, and they still make toast. Join us now for a look at 11 of the best and the features that make them so.
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!
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.
A good boning knife is a versatile tool that will get the tastiest morsels of meat from close to the bone. Whether you process game, trim meats for the smoker, or debone a holiday bird, choosing the right kind of blade will make a big difference in the results you get. So check out our review for the best info on flexible and rigid blades, and what brand will suit your needs!
Food that has been deep fried can be light and crispy without being drench in greasy or it can be heavy and oily, with a chewy and doughy consistency. Understanding the proper methods for preparing food with hot oil, and utilizing the appropriate products will make a significant difference in the outcome of your meals. Read the included tips and deep fryer mini-reviews to get the very best results for your fish fries and other cooking projects.
Milling your own flour is a great option for those who want to enjoy the fresh taste and complete nutrients of whole grain flours. Whether you bake breads, cakes, and pastries, or like to make cracked grains and cereal textures, there’s a machine to suit. And to make your selection easier, our complete buying guide has all the details and information you need to make an informed choice. Read more now.
Turning your food scraps into kitchen compost is a proactive way to reduce your food waste. Easy and fun to practice, it has a positive impact on the environment. And if you enjoy gardening, it’s an economical way to add organic, natural nutrients your plants will love. Learn how to get started now.
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.
Healthy and comforting mulligatawny stew is an aromatic recipe with a dynamic mix of chicken, fresh fruits and veggies, and spices. And with a blend of brown rice, split peas, and red lentils, your belly will be getting a hearty lunch or dinner. Top with yogurt for a creamy garnish. Get the recipe now.
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.
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.