Category: Cooking Equipment

The Value a Slow Cooker Can Have For Your Kitchen

Cooking Equipment
A slow cooker is one of those truly indispensable additions to anybody’s kitchen, as, despite the name, it is a great time saving device, and produces far tastier food than a microwave. So what is a slow cooker? A slow cooker is a cooking device that runs over extended periods of time (cooking things slowly), which makes one of the situations it is most commonly used in is for working people looking to quickly add a bunch of things to a pot in the morning so that they can come home and have dinner ready for them. It uses very small amounts of energy, comparable to a light bulb, so it is actually more energy efficient than most other methods of cooking. You can cook a lot of different meals with a slow cooker, but typically you produce sauce heavy meals and stews. You can also cook things like lasagne, shepherds pie and a lot more.

Cleaning and Maintaining Your Barbecue and Grill

Cooking Equipment
It can be very easy to allow your barbecuing set to fall into disrepair, and most people don’t really feel that the stakes are very high anyway. Unless you know some simple tips it can also be quite a difficult task which will require a lot of effort. Firstly, keeping your barbecue station is pretty important. Making sure that any ash left over from old sessions with the barbecue are cleared away is very important as this ash can blow around once your fire starts and get into your food, and it can also impact the amount of oxygen which will reach the fire. Secondly, you should try to keep your grill clean. Ideally you would do this at the end of every session as the carbon and grime can build up over time and will periodically attach itself to the food you’re cooking and make the food stick to your grill even more. To clean your grill, the best time is while it is still hot. This is because the grease and oils will still be liquid Keep reading

High Quality Soup from a Soup Maker

Cooking Equipment
When a lot of people think about certain kitchen appliances, like a soup maker or bread maker, they will think that they are pretty poor. Although this was largely true twenty years ago, and most people would be able to identify from taste whether or not a soup was made with a soup maker or not, the current level of technology means that this is now far harder to do. Current soup maker models are much better than previous ones, and not only that, they are also a lot cheaper. Typical models will have numerous settings so that you can make a greater variety of soups than ever before, and not only that, you can also set different settings for those different soups for a outcome that you prefer. Soup makers are in effect a mix of a blender and a kettle. All you need to do is add the assortment of vegetables you want in the soup and water and then turn it on. The soup maker will then cycle between blending and boiling the mixture, until Keep reading

Kitchen Cleanliness: It’s Very Important

Cooking Equipment
Kitchen cleanliness is very important (at the risk of repeating myself). It is important because, of course, a kitchen is where food is being prepared, so where you can you want to limit the growth of bacteria and germs which could be harmful to you and those you’re feeding. Stopping the spread of germs is something which every chef needs to be concerned with, but pros know that dealing with a mess as soon as it is created is the best way for people to keep their kitchen clean and healthy. There are specialist items which make things like this easier, such as bins which can attach to the counter, which is particularly handy for vegetable peelings. Mostly though, the thing you need to do regularly is wipe down counter tops before and after every use. Another great product to help keep your kitchenware clean are non-stick frying pans. Hardly anything new and revolutionary, but getting a high quality non-stick frying pan could last you for years and save you hours of scrubbing time over that period. Just Keep reading