Earthenware Cookware – Was Grandmum Right About Them?

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I’ve always been fascinated by clay pot cooking. There is something very magical about the way steam or smoke comes out of an earthenware cookware when something is being cooked, boiled or stewed. To me, there is a magic and mystique in seeing a clay cookware in action. There is also something innately humble and […]

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Teflon Coated Cookware – Should You Be Alarmed?

Teflon coated cookware tends to be popular primarily because of the nonstick aspect. This is not to mention how convenient it is to use and clean. Having said so it also emits toxic fumes when overheated. If you use your nonstick pots and pans on a daily basis, you might be exposing your family to hidden dangers. That […]

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Best Ceramic Cookware For Cooking – Coating Matters?

While I am not a complete fan of ceramic cookware, I do believe there are merits to using ceramic cookware that may not be available in other cookware materials. Learn about some ceramic cookware pros and cons and additionally, this post will give you a brief summary on ceramic cookware cleaning and tips when buying one.Also, I […]

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Pots and Pans – How The Right Material Makes A Superstar Dish !

Generally look to select pots and pans made of heavy-gauge materials — thicker, heavier-weight pots and pans spread and hold heat more evenly than thinner, lighter weight pans. Identify heat resistant handles for ease-of-use on the stove.FRYING PANSWhen using frying pans or glass top stoves or for that matter pots and pans for glass top stoves […]

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Plastic or Rubber Spatula – Read This Before You Buy One

Spatulas are flat, narrow kitchen utensils that come in a variety of materials and shapes. Below are some common ones in use.Softer plastic and rubber spatulas are generally used for mixing and folding ingredients. Flexible spatulas, on the other hand,  with a long, rectangular blade are used for spreading frosting, leveling off ingredients and removing […]

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Best Cookware for Electric Stoves – Maximize Your Options

A good cookware for electric stoves will typically transmit the heat evenly and quickly over a flat surface. A cookware item that was meant for electric stoves tends to work well on gas ranges also but the reverse i.e. cookware meant for gas stoves or open flame cooking may not be the best alternative for electric ranges. […]

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Induction Cooking – Sold You A Dream That You Got Stuck With ?

With induction cooking heat is delivered directly to a cookware such as pan. This happens with the use of a strong magnetic field, under its ceramic plate. Consequently, in this process, the pan is heated instantly. This in turn will pass the heat onto the food.Apart from being efficient, this also means lesser cooking time unlike with conventional […]

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Cast Iron Cookware – What I Wished I Knew But Didn’t !

Cast iron cookware tends to be quite thick and heavy. While slow to heat up cookware made from cast iron can retain and distribute heat evenly. This makes it a fantastic choice for browning, braising,stewing, drying, slow cooking and baking food items.COATING​ & SEASONING- ​Cast iron cookware is usually available in either bare iron or enamel coating. For bare […]

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How Copper In The Kitchen Makes Sense – But Does It?

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Copper cookware is one of the best conductors of heat and this makes it very useful for cooking on top of ranges at precisely controlled temperatures. However, copper cookware tends to react with foods and can be toxic in large amounts because of which copper pots and pans are lined with materials such as stainless […]

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Aluminium Cookware – Guilty As Charged Or Biased Jury?

Aluminium cookware has a lot of upsides. It is a fantastic conductor of heat where the heat spreads evenly throughout the pan. In fact, the heat spreads more evenly as the thickness of the aluminium increases.Aluminium can also be anodized to harden its surface. Typically, hard anodized cookware is harder than steel​ and very durable. […]

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Titanium Cookware – Too Much Or Money Well Spent ?

Titanium cookwares have many pros and cons. While cookware made from titanium are not the first choice that come to peoples mind when choosing cookware or utensils, they do have qualities that should make them more attractive.The fact that they are expensive tends to deter a lot of individuals from buying this type of cookware. […]

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Managing Stainless Steel Cookware – A Friend With Benefits?

Stainless steel cookwares are a fantastic all-around general-purpose cookware. These cookwares tend to be low maintenance, durable, quite lightweight and easy to manage. Additionally, they do not corrode or tarnish, and they resist wearing due to their nonporous nature.Cleaning is easy due to the smooth surface of these vessels and they are dishwasher safe. Stainless steel is […]

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Minimize Cooking Risks – 9 Tips to Keep in Mind

1 ALUMINIUM COOKWAREDon’t cook or store food in aluminum cookware for long periods of time. 2 COOPER COOKWAREUsing a badly scratched copper cookware or even one that has not been coated to cook or store food is best avoided. 3 NICKEL-PLATED COOKWAREUse of nickel-plated cookware is best avoided by those who have nickel related allergies. 4 ISSUES […]

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Pottery Cookware – Buying With Unintended Consequences ?

In this article you will find food safety considerations and tips for pottery cookware. Knowing these qualities will help you get the ideal results from this cookware.There are many different types of cookware available to an average consumer. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages. It is important to be aware of the safety aspects of these […]

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Which Cookware Will Fit Your Kitchen Needs: Ceramic vs. Hard Anodized?

Moms, dads, and professional chefs know that using the right cookware can make a real difference in food preparation. Today it is easy to get confused by the overwhelming amount of information and opinions online when you are trying to find the best cookware for your kitchen. Some say it is better to use ceramic […]

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