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Why Cook With a Sous Vide Circulator? Here’s Why!

“Why Cook With a Sous Vide Circulator? Here’s Why!” was last updated August, 2018. Table of Contents ​So You’re Interested in a Sous Vide Circulator!Why Sous Vide Cooking Is So GreatSo, What Exactly Is Sous Vide?Is Sous Vide Cooking Safe?Why a Sous Vide Circulator? What About a Water Oven?Are There Any Disadvantages to Cooking With […]

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The Best Sous Vide Immersion Circulators and Water Baths

This article, The Best Sous Vide Immersion Circulators and Water Baths, was last updated: July 2018. Table of Contents The Winners At a GlanceWhat Factors Are Important In Choosing a Sous Vide Circulator or Water Oven?Review: Anova Precision CookerReview: Sansaire Immersion CirculatorReview (Best Bargain): Gourmia GSV-140 CirculatorReview (High End): Polyscience CHEF Immersion CirculatorSous Vide Water […]

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23 Things to do With Melted Chocolate (Most Don’t Need a Recipe)

What Is Melting Chocolate?Mmmm….melted chocolate. Are you familiar with melting wafers? It’s the type of chocolate that’s used for candy making, the kind that you dip truffles and other candies into when melted, but which will have a soft, satiny sheen after it’s hardened. You might also hear it called dipping chocolate or candy-making chocolate. […]

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50+ DIY, Super Easy Homemade Holiday Gifts for the Culinarily Challenged

Table of Contents A Few TipsAnd the Categories Are…Drop CookiesHand-rolled CookiesBarsShortbreadQuick BreadsCandySignature Seasoning BlendsInfused SugarsFlavored PopcornsHot Cocoa MixBoozesThese Should Get You Started! Every year, when you get that great bottle of homemade liqueur, fragrant bar soap, or that plate of exquisitely decorated cookies, you think, “I’m gonna do this next year!” And every year, by […]

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Is Induction Cooking Safe?

Table of Contents How Induction Cooking WorksWhy Is there So Much Controversy About EMFs?​What are Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs)?​The Electromagnetic SpectrumFrequency and WavelengthIonizing Versus Non-Ionizing Radiation (The Crux of the Matter)Exposure Levels and Safe LimitsHome Levels of EMFsBut What About All the Cancer?But Shouldn’t I Be Skeptical, Anyway? Better Safe Than Sorry?So What’s the Upshot? Is […]

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Bosch Induction Cooktop Reviews: 500, 800, and Benchmark (Updated for 2018)

This article reviews all the Bosch induction cooktop models in 30-inch and 36-inch sizes. Here you’ll learn the differences between the Bosch models and the difference between Bosch and other brands. Whether you’ve decided on Bosch or are still shopping around, this article will help you make the right decision. Use the table to jump to […]

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The Advantages of Cooking With Induction

Table of Contents How Does Induction Cooking Work?Is Induction Cooking Safe?Is Induction Better than Gas or Electric?Which Induction Cooktops Are Best?What Are Some Features of Induction Cooking?What Are the Disadvantages of Induction Cooking?Final Thoughts (Updated January 2018) There are a lot of advantages to cooking with induction. If you’ve been thinking about making the switch to […]

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Double Induction Cooktop Reviews: The Best Double PICs

Table of Contents Standard FeaturesWhat to Know Before You BuyFirst Place: True Induction TI-2C, TI-2B, MD-2BControlsSecond Place: NuWave 30602 Double PIC BurnerSummaryThird Place: Cuisinart ICT60 Double Induction CooktopFinal Thoughts A double induction burner is perfect for a tiny house! If you’re looking for a double induction cooktop, you’re probably already sold on induction technology. The […]

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Induction Cooktops: We Review the Best Built-Ins (Updated for 2018)

Table of Contents ​The Best Induction Cooktops At a GlanceWhat is Induction and How Does It Work?​Who Is Induction For?What To Know Before You BuySize​ and Installation ConsiderationsPowerBest Induction Cooktops: 30 Inch Models​First Place: Bosch Benchmark Series: 30” FlexInduction (NITP066UC/NITP066SUC)Second Place: GE Profile 30” Induction Cooktop (PHP9030DJBB)Third Place: Frigidaire Gallery 30″ Black Induction Cooktop (FGIC3067MB)Best […]

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Farm-Raised Salmon: Is It Safe to Eat?

This article, Farm Raised Salmon: Is It Safe to Eat? was last updated August, 2018. Table of Contents How Salmon Is RaisedHow Do I Know If I’m Buying Farm-Raised Salmon?​Is Farm-Raised Salmon Genetically Modified?Nutritional Value and ContaminantsSo, Should I Eat Farm-Raised Salmon or Not?Final ThoughtsBonus: Hungry for Salmon? Check Out These Recipe Links! The salmon […]

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