How to De-Funk Your Kitchen—Eliminate

I have heard so many women advise new brides that If you haven’t started dinner before your husband comes home from work, start cooking some onions…and they will think that you have been cooking for hours. I know that times have changed… But onions haven’t changed… And neither have odors throughout your home…unless you doContinue reading “How to De-Funk Your Kitchen—Eliminate”

9 More Cooking Oils to Stick Under Your Kitchen Sink Also

So we’re getting our oil ready to start cooking—finally—but as you grab under the sink, you’re met by how many choices of oil—not to mention whatever other bottles might be down there…so choose your bottle carefully. In the last article, we looked at olive oil and almond oil as two choices… Here are a fewContinue reading “9 More Cooking Oils to Stick Under Your Kitchen Sink Also”

Best Cooking Oils to Use for Diabetics

The next step in our learning how to saute food is choosing which oil we would like to cook in. There are at least a dozen choices out there…each of which not only affects the final taste of your food, but also your health—even more so as a diabetic. Let’s take a look at someContinue reading “Best Cooking Oils to Use for Diabetics”

Macro Facts About Microfiber

Another choice that would be more “correct” in what has become our global effort at saving our environment, creating “greener” homes, and doing our role as a responsible member of current society than using ordinary Brawny would be microfiber cloths.  Microfiber cloths are more commonly used in Europe than here in the United States becauseContinue reading “Macro Facts About Microfiber”

Oh “Huck,” Where Have You Been

Okay, I just told you to dry your food that you are going to be sauteeing off with a paper towel…and many of you cringed at the thought that I would even dare to have them in my house…aren’t we all “going green” these days? Even though you might be much better off using thisContinue reading “Oh “Huck,” Where Have You Been”

Green Living 101—First Things First

So now that we have totally gutted our kitchen and started slowly adding items to our dream Bed Bath and Beyond idea board, we find ourselves with six things at this stage. These include… Saute pan Wood cutting board Mineral oil to take of wood cutting board plastic cutting board mainly to be used forContinue reading “Green Living 101—First Things First”

Maintaining Your Knife For Life

If I just forked over this much money for a quality knife to slice and dice veggies, I am gonna want to take the very best care of it that I can. So how do we do that? Here are a few tips… After each use wash your knife in warm, soapy water and dryContinue reading “Maintaining Your Knife For Life”

These Knives Made the Cut

So in my quest for the best knife to buy as far as veggies, which ones did I find worth considering… Cutco Vegetable Knife #1735 Blade…wide enough to easily move ingredients from the cutting board to the pan Blade Length…7-3/4″ Blade Material…410 High-Carbon, Stainless Steel Cost…$150 Edge…straight Engraving…available Guarantee…Cutco’s Forever Guarantee means that they willContinue reading “These Knives Made the Cut”

How to Choose Quality Kitchen Knives

The very first thing that you will need to do when sauteeing food is to chop whatever ingredients you are going to use into manageable, bite-size pieces. This will make them faster and easier only to cook, but will also make sure that the ingredients cook more evenly. Not only do you want your ingredients toContinue reading “How to Choose Quality Kitchen Knives”

Wood You Rather

If you don’t want to fork over the money for a good wood cutting board, or you like other surfaces instead of wood, there are many choices available. The main second choice would be plastic. There are both advantages and disadvantages of these boards. Advantages include… affordable are priced economically available in many sizes can beContinue reading “Wood You Rather”