3 Tips for Cooking in a Convection Toaster Oven

Compact, efficient, cheap and easy to use. These are just a few of the reason from the top of my head why homes today still buy and use toaster ovens. In the past the huge full-size ovens had an advantage but today's technology have made countertop ovens capable of baking, toasting and broiling just as good as their big brother counterparts. New toaster ovens today are equipped with convection technology…

April 4, 2020

Soup Cooking: Interesting Facts and Tips

Of course, we are talking about real, tasty, good-quality Soups. Soups quite easily reduced to the level of primitive and tasteless meals, if they are prepared without adequate training and, more importantly, without an understanding of their specific properties. It is noticed, that to cook delicious soup for many chefs are more difficult than any sophisticated dish. Therefore, in most cases, soups cooked in a slipshod manner – why bother…

April 3, 2020

Clay Pot Cooking – 10 Great-To-Know Tips

Considering clay pot cooking? Clearly you are one of those who cares for your health and wants to cook food in the healthiest way. Choosing healthy ingredients and following various tips for cooking healthy and nutritious food won’t do any good if you are not using the right cookware. Conventional metal and ceramic cookware leach and destroy nutrients in food leaving it contaminated and lacking nutritional value. Clay pot cooking…

April 1, 2020

Cooking Tips – Pots & Pans for the Kitchen

I've written articles on supplying your kitchen with basic food supplies, spices, cooking utensils and knives. Now let's get the pots and pans you'll need to use those ingredients and spices. Novices to accomplished cooks need the basics … Roasters … Sauce Pans … Skillets. ROASTERS … You'll want a roaster with a high cover. The typical roaster is rectangular shape with low sides. The low sides allow to fully…

March 31, 2020

Terracotta Cooking Pots

Terracotta is a term interchangeably used for pots and pans made from low fire natural clay. Terracotta cooking pots have been used for ages by different civilizations not just because the raw material was easily available, but also because clay pot cooking was considered the healthiest method for cooking food (consider: Ayurveda & Sidha, ancient schools of plant-based medicine mandate clay cooking for its many health benefits). Terracotta cooking pots…

March 30, 2020

Wood Fired Cooking – How to Use Different Temperatures to Prepare Your Food

Wood fired cooking is becoming more popular as chefs and home cooks are increasingly using this ancient method of cooking to add some spices to their dishes. This “old-fashioned” cooking method certainly helps to create unique flavors that you just cannot achieve with other fuel methods such as gas or electricity. So, how does food cook in these wood fire ovens? Putting pieces of wood in such an oven creates…

March 29, 2020

These Clay Cooking Pots Cook Non-Toxic, Nutritious Food & Are 100% Green

Food is a joy and a pleasure enjoyed by every person who has come into this planet. The people of different cultures, regions, races have always enjoyed cooking and eating from time immemorial. The interesting part is the significance of food does not end there … it is the one thing that strengthens and sustains life inside of us more than anything else. And is also one of the most…

March 27, 2020

Tips For Cooking the Best Crockpot Chicken Meal

Get to know tips to cook a crockpot chicken dish. Chicken, is one of the most popular poultry item, consumed in every household. You can cook this in a hassle free manner by using a crockpot. The moist interior of this slow cooker lets the meat cook thoroughly and retains all its delicious flavors. Crockpot is a good appliance when you are planning to cook a leisurely meal for your…

March 26, 2020

Freezer Cooking – A Great Way to Save Money on Your Monthly Grocery Bill

Some people call this once-a-month cooking, once-a-week cooking, or freezer cooking.  The names may be different but the concept is the same.  You block out one day and do the bulk of your cooking for the designated time period.   This can really be a great money saver for those families who don’t feel like they have enough time to cook on weeknights and consequently eat out frequently. This is also great…

March 25, 2020

How to Flavor Barley, Cooking Ideas For This Healthy Whole Grain

Barley is a plant that can withstand extremes in temperature and has a short growing season. About 95% of the barley grown in America is used for animal food or to make beer. Like all grains the outer husk of barley must be removed to make it edible. Whole grain barley (hulled barley) is the most nutritious form and the best to buy. Unfortunately, most grocery stores carry pearled barley,…

March 23, 2020