If you care for cast iron and play by its rules, cleaning it is fairly straightforward. You’ll want to know the ins and outs before you decide to invest in a cast iron skillet. Today we will discuss how to clean cast iron cookware.
Today, we’re going to talk about a type of pan that you have definitely heard of, and it may even be a type of pan that you currently have in your kitchen. But is it a pan you’re using to its best potential? Learn everything there is to know about the Saute pan today.
For thousands of years, woks have been used to fry, boil, braise, and steam. They’re a favorite among Chinese grandmas and professional chefs alike, and for good reason. Whether you’re new to cooking with woks or an aficionado looking to add to an extensive collection, a quality wok is a worthwhile investment.
One thing we love about our customers and readers is how diverse the profiles are, from top chefs to students; from working moms to young bachelors. At the end of the day, the main thing connecting all of us here is the love for cooking. This list was created to help those home cooks that are interested in assisted meal planning.
Learn a bit about the history of corn, what exactly you need to make the ideal easy oven roasted corn, and let us walk you through the recipe step by step. We’ll also offer up some ways to spice up your corn and variations in case you don’t have the exact ingredients on hand. We’ll cover serving, storage, and answer some questions about the beloved corn on the cob.
A sauteed mushroom is the perfect addition to whatever dish you’re serving up at your dinner party and a great way to get your house smelling delicious. I find a nice wild mushroom the perfect side for a steak dinner or some juicy button mushrooms as an added topping in a balsamic vinegar salad.
If you’ve ever chopped onions (and chances are that you have), it’s very likely that you’ve found yourself welling up with tears. It’s also likely that you’ve already normalized this to the point where you don’t even ask yourself why this even happens in the first place. Well, let’s break it down, and then talk about how you can avoid those tears.
When we think of an oven safe skillet, an old school cast iron pan probably comes to mind. While one of the most commonly known oven safe skillet types, we often overlook a good stainless steel pan. As we’re shopping for the best type of oven safe cookware it’s important to take a look at the type of metals that can and cannot go in the oven. In other words, cookware material is key.
Use a paper towel to rub your cast iron frying pan with a thin layer of seasoning oil. Make sure to rub it inside and outside the cooking surface, and on the handle. Use an oil with a high smoke point, like vegetable oil, flax oil, canola oil or grape-seed oil.
Whether you’re entertaining guests at your own place, showing up at somebody else’s backyard barbecue, or simply making a meal at home for yourself and your family, making your own barbecue sauce signals that you’re someone who cares about making the experience special.
You have finally decided to put aside your cast iron skillet and move on to a stainless steel pan. You know that stainless steel, not carbon steel, cookware meets your personal style and culinary needs. Now, you will want to know how to properly season and care for your fresh stainless steel pan. Well, you have come to the right place.
The complex flavors of a really good beef chili make it the quintessential comfort food. As with everything though, there are some mediocre classic chili recipes and there are some knock-your-socks-off amazing chili recipes.
A quality cookware set is one of the best things you can buy. Not only does it provide you with these awesome kitchen tools that will make your life easier, but buying them in a set will also save you money, as it’s a much cheaper approach than buying these pieces individually.
Whether you’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day or your Irish heritage, learning to make Irish Stew is a rewarding endeavor. One of the ultimate comfort foods, this delicious and hearty traditional Irish stew is considered a national dish of Ireland.
If you want to talk about “comfort food,” it doesn’t get much more comforting than the delicious, thoroughly satisfying warmth of a good bowl of chicken noodle soup. There’s something about it that just feels like “home.”
For me, and I suspect for a lot of people, lasagna goes even beyond the inherent qualities of the dish itself. My Mom used to make lasagna every other Sunday when I was a kid, so its aroma and taste immediately transports me to happy memories of sitting around the table with my family.
I’d go so far as to say that the first bite of warm slice of freshly baked banana bread is like a good hug. Am I right?! If you don’t yet have this relationship with banana bread, do yourself a favor, because can’t we all use a little more comfort food in our lives? And February 23rd is National Banana Bread Day, so get to baking!
From knife block sets to steak knife sets and everything in between. There’s tons of factors to consider when it comes to deciding on a kitchen knife set. Even those who are already knee-deep in the world of knives can find it overwhelming, so for the uninitiated it can be absolutely daunting.
The chef’s knife is the most versatile and useful knife in your knife set. It is the one you will grab most often, the one you use for chopping, slicing, dicing and everything in between, and it’s the one you may even want to have two of.
Learn everything you need to know about the best knife sharpeners on the market. When was the last time you sharpened your kitchen knife? If the answer is “gee, I really can’t remember, it was so long ago,” your reputation as a chef might be in danger.