Oven Mitts – Space-Age Materials for Safer Cooking
There are many different types of oven mitts available today. Which type you choose depends on what features you are searching for in a mitt. Probably the most fascinating and unusual oven mitts are made of the versatile space-age Silicone, and can withstand very high temperatures anywhere from 280º F ( 138º C) to over 600º F (316ºC). Some oven mitts are made of Neoprene, the same material used to create wetsuits. Other types include the type of fabric oven mitts your mother used.Improvisational Cookies
Baking cookies is a fun, relaxing, and often improvising activity. With a flexible attitude, anyone can create the most delicious cookies from whatever ingredients (s)he has on hand.What Should Be In Your Cupboard?
Don’t get caught with your cupboard empty. Learn the basic spices and ingredients that will make any meal just a few short steps away.Japanese Cooking
Do you love Japanese food? The funny thing about Japanese food is that you either love it or you hate it. There is no in-between.What Do You Want For Dinner?
Do you cringe every time you hear the words “Whats for dinner?” I do.Chinese Cooking – Where Do I Start
When a new cook wants to attempt Chinese cooking, more often then not, he or she may be stunted with the wide variety of ingredients required. So what are the basic ingredients for a Chinese pantry startup?Prepare For a Cookie Baking Christmas
Cookie baking is one of the holiday season’s most fun traditions. To get the most out of your cookie baking, here’s a few tips…Saving & Storing Your Christmas Cookies
Learn how to save and store your Christmas cookies.Best Way to Cook a Steak sSs Style
Everyday tips for you to use at home or at your next BBQ. Your guests will be impressed with the flavour and tenderness of a great steak cooked like a professional. Cooking your steak is not about just leaving it on the grill, but knowing its ok to turn and season and get the feel of the correct doneness of your steak. Practicing these touch techniques will give you a perfect steak every time.Competition BBQ Brisket Selection and Preperation
Brisket is one of the toughest meats to cook properly. Find out how to select and prepare this cut of meat like we do in BBQ competitions, resulting in a melt in your mouth product!Competition BBQ Pork Selection and Preperation
Learn how to select and prepare pork for BBQ cookoffs. Using this info will do wonders for backyard bbq’ers too!BBQ Tips, Tricks, and Techniques
In this atricle I explain different methods used on the competition bbq circuit. These are the real tips, tricks and techniques we use to win regularly in KCBS sanctioned cookoffs!Great Ideas for a Romantic Dinner
A scrumptious dinner with some sweet-scented candles and flowers is really worth coming home to.Fond of Fondue
It seemed as if a fondue pot was considered de rigueur in gift giving back in the 1970s and then these versatile pots found themselves tucked away in some far corner of your kitchen, never to be seen again. Three decades later, fondue has returned to its rightful position in things culinary.Pots and Pans – Bring Them On
Remember the joy you felt as a toddler when Mom let you play with those shiny, and noisy, pots and pans? You have grown up to covet the pots and pans you see online. Your time has come. Bring them on! You will need to carefully plan your budget. Sometimes it is better to buy fewer high-quality pieces rather than grabbing every piece of cookware in sight on the bargain table. What will you need to start? Everyone, from novice to master chef, needs the basics: Roasters, Saucepans, and Skillets.