November 1, 2016

Chocolate, Food and Recipes, Holiday, How To's

Table Of Contents (click to expand) What Is “Melting” Chocolate?How Is Melting Chocolate Different from Chocolate Chips and Baking Chocolate?What Is Tempering?Good News: Melting Wafers Don’t Need TemperingOne More Option: CouvertureHow Do You Melt the Melting Wafers?Now That You’ve Got Your Melted Chocolate, What Do You Do With It? What Is “Melting” Chocolate?Mmmm….melted chocolate. Are

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October 18, 2016

Food and Recipes, Holiday, How To's

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 that next year!” And every year, by the time the gift exchanges start, you realize it’s too late and you’re going to have to buy store bought gifts again

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October 2, 2016

Induction

Is induction cooking safe? Because induction stoves are electrical, they have all the hazards of every other electrical appliance in your home. That is, they emit electromagnetic fields (EMFs). But how hazardous are these EMFs, and how dangerous is an induction stove? Depending on who you ask, they’re either very dangerous or very safe. Here, we

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September 28, 2016

Bosch, Induction, Induction Cooktops, Reviews

Bosch is a German company whose appliances fall into the “affordable luxury” category. Affordable luxury brands–including JennAir, Samsung, and KitchenAid–have features similar to basic brands, but they have the looks of luxury brands. You’ll find some of the best design in the affordable luxury category, while still fitting into standard kitchen spaces (e.g., 30 or

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August 17, 2016

Induction

Updated for 2021If you’ve been thinking about making the switch to induction cooking but have had a hard time figuring out whether it’s worth it or not, we can help you figure out the advantages–and disadvantages–of induction cooking.Whether you’re remodeling your kitchen, replacing an old stove, looking for a convenient portable cooker, or just want

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