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Temperatures of Baked Goods Infographic

Do you bake? Have you ever been frustrated because you weren’t sure when your baked goods were done?  Baked goods are tough. When you’re solely reliant on visual cues, it’s so easy to get it wrong. How frustrating to have all your efforts be ruined by going 5 minutes too long in the oven? There’s a better […]

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6 Ways to Minimize Sous Vide Plastic Use

The idea of sous vide is appealing, but yeah, we get it: all that sous vide plastic gives you pause. After all, you use cloth shopping bags, you have a stainless water bottle, you’ve converted to mason jars and pyrex for most of your food storage, and (of course) you recycle. You’re doing your part, […]

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Frigidaire Induction Range Review: 2 Very Affordable Options

Updated for 2019!It’s finally happening: induction ranges are starting to drop in price. And Frigidaire is leading the pack: their prices on 30-inch freestanding induction ranges have dropped a lot in the past couple of years. Frigidaire now has two very affordable options. Both are under $1200, with one under $1000–not much more than a comparably equipped […]

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10 Myths About Nonstick Cookware (That You Should Stop Believing)

If you’re confused about nonstick cookware, well, welcome to the club. There are half-truths, blatant obfuscations, and outright lies all over the nonstick cookware market.  A lot of sites aren’t giving honest information about the nonstick cookware they’re promoting. Whether out of a desire to sell cookware or just plain ignorance, a lot of sites are […]

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Induction Range Reviews: The Best 30-Inch Induction Stove (Updated for 2019)

Updated for 2019! New features, new buying options, and detailed info on features and installation! Induction is fabulous technology: faster, safer, and more efficient than gas and conventional electric. If you are in the market for a new range, you should definitely consider induction! Table of Contents Our Picks at a GlanceAbout Induction CookingHow We Picked […]

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All-Clad Vs. Demeyere: Which Is Better?

If you’re a serious home chef, you need to have the proper tools. With the possible exception of knives, the most important tools in your kitchen are your pots and pans. All-Clad and Demeyere are two of the best options.See All-Clad on Amazon nowSee Demeyere on Amazon nowIf you don’t want to read the whole […]

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Induction Cooktop Reviews: The Samsung Induction Range and Induction Cooktop–Yay or Nay?

Updated for 2019!!Find out about the new, top-of-the-line Samsung induction cooktop and range. The great design, exciting features, and moderate price (for induction) make it worth a look if you’re in the market for induction cooktops.Induction Cooktop Reviews: The Samsung Induction Range and Induction Cooktop–Yay or Nay? was last updated August, 2018.​ Table of Contents […]

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Induction Cooktop Reviews: Best Commercial Grade Portable Induction Cooktop (1800W)

Rational Kitchen has a few articles about the best portable induction cooktops (PICs) on the market. This latest one focuses on commercial portables: What are they–and are they better than consumer grade options? How are they different? Are they worth the extra money? Find out all this and more.  This article, Best Portable Induction Cooktop (Commercial […]

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Induction Cooktop Reviews: The Best Full-Sized Induction Cooktops (Updated for 2019)

UPDATED FOR 2019! THE NEWEST MODELS AND LATEST FEATURES!If you’re looking for a full-sized induction cooktop (30- or 36-inch in the U.S.) reviews, we can help you sort through the confusion. Here, we review the top-rated and most reliable induction cooktops on the market. What’s new in this review:More vendors to choose from so you can […]

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