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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Ready to save time and money with the one-pot convenience of a slow cooker? These appliances turn budget ingredients into gourmet meals, with quick prep and cleanup. But which type is best for you? Manual, programmable, or locking, our recommendations will help you find the best model for your needs. Read more now.
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.
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.
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!