Category Archives for "How To’s"

How to Choose Cookware (That’s Right for YOU)

How do you pick cookware? How do you know what’s right for you? We can help! Start here for an overview, then check out our cookware archives for more detailed articles and reviews. Table of Contents Aluminum (Non-anodized)Aluminum (Hard Anodized)Cast IronCarbon SteelCopperEnameled Cast Iron Dutch OvenGlass/Stone/Ceramic CookwareClad Stainless SteelNonstick CookwareFinal Thoughts Aluminum (Non-anodized)Example: Tramontina Professional […]

Keep reading...

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, […]

Keep reading...
cleaning gloves

How-To: 3 Super Easy Tips for a Clean Kitchen

This article, 3 Super Easy Tips for a Clean Kitchen, was last updated August, 2018. Table of Contents 1. Clutter: Not in a Clean Kitchen!2. Germs3. GreaseFinal Thoughts When I think about a clean kitchen, I divide the work into 3 categories: clutter, germs, and grease. This logical division helps me keep my kitchen cleaner, […]

Keep reading...
cuisinart7pcset

Can You Trust Amazon Reviews?

​Can You Trust Amazon Reviews? was last updated April 2018 One of the greatest things about Amazon is also one of its biggest problems: the reviews. Can you trust Amazon reviews? More importantly, can the reviews truly help you buy a product you’ll love, or at least by happy with? The answer, as with so many […]

Keep reading...

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 […]

Keep reading...