Life Without Flatware
Like most people, you have very likely never thought much about flatware and the need for such a common utensil. But in the earliest days of civilization, mankind ate most of their food with their fingers and hands. Naturally, this changed as progress marched on and mankind moved away from the primitive methods of eating. Unknown to early man, the fingernails and hands themselves are badly contaminated with all manner of dirt and disease, leading to all manner of difficulty with illness and sickness.I Love Anchovies! The Little Misunderstood Fish
The anchovy! Probably one of the most misunderstood foods there is. You may only know about it from your local pizza parlor or from Caesar salad in a popular restaurant. Perhaps you had a bad experience with it. However, this little fish is great in all kinds of recipes. You may even have enjoyed them and had no idea you were eating anchovies.Best Ways to Cook Microwave Bacon
Cooking meals in the microwave has become a very popular method when preparing food. That’s why so many people are choosing to microwave bacon.Make an Easy, Tasty Italian Dinner For All Sausage Lovers!
This delicious dish was passed down to my family from an old Italian friend years ago. Once you taste this Sausage and Peppers recipe you’re going to want to prepare it for your family and friends often!Powdered Milk is Versatile and Frugal
There is beauty to cooking with and using powdered milk. It is far more than just a powdering substance that sits on the shelf for years at time waiting for some major catastrophe to be removed and used. So what is it about powered milk that is so great?Knife Sharpeners For the Professional
To sharpen a knife, all you need to do is grind the knife against a stone or other rough surface. So you may be wondering, why not just go grab a stone from your yard and grind away? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple, and in fact if you were to do something like that, you’d likely do more harm than good. While it’s important for a sharpening stone to have a rough surface (measured according to its “grit”), large bumps in natural stone could damage your knife, it’s important to only use stones manufactured for that purpose.Examining the Wusthof Catalog
Wusthof has been one of the biggest names in knives since 1814. Operating from Solingen, Germany, the “Cutlery Capital” of the world, Wusthof continues to produce knives that are used by top chefs and four-star kitchens the world over. Wusthof knives are the favorites of many prominent chefs such as Gordon Ramsay, Jamie Oliver, and James Martin. This high quality is the result of a rigorous system of forty separate processes that go into the forging of each and every blade.Adding a Santoku Knife to Your Kitchen
The word “santoku” in Japanese can be loosely translated as “three uses” or “three good things.” This is in reference to three cooking tasks at which the blade performs especially well, which are mincing, slicing and dicing. The knives are expertly crafted and perfectly balanced, as the weight of the blade is matched to that of the handle, allowing for precision use. The blade is usually about 5 to 7 inches long, though smaller models can be found. It is essentially a modification of the standard chef’s knife.Why You Should Use Kyocera Ceramic Knives
Steel kitchen knives can really become more of a hassle than they’re worth. Blades can go dull in what seems like only a few uses, and constant re-sharpening is a potentially expensive annoyance. Sometimes it can feel like you’re spending more time sharpening your knives than cutting with them!Stunning Design and Superior Quality With JA Henckels Pro S Products
The J.A Henckels Pro S line resulted from many of the technologically superior ideas that have been implemented in the world of steel cutlery. The company has long been known as one of the more dynamic innovative forces to be reckoned with and this was proven time and again throughout the years as they invented better technology to be used in their cutlery production. These cooking tools are a wonderful combination of both Sigmaforge and Friodur technology. Through these 2 processes the company was able to give the products in this line unmatched blade strength and durability.How to Get Lean With the Barbecue
While barbecues are great to enjoy while watching football did you know that the average barbecue meal exceeds 2000 calories? That can be an entire day’s worth of calories which can quickly add inches to your waist line.The good news is barbecues can actually be prepared healthy.Tips For Cooking Microwave Bacon
Everybody loves bacon. Crisp, tasty and the perfect accoutrement to any breakfast meal. Frying bacon is greasy, messy and takes forever. Fortunately, it is possible to microwave bacon to perfection.Tips For Cooking Authentic Thai Food
Have fun cooking to your taste and trying out cooking ideas with others! The article starts with general tips on cooking authentic Thai food, showing how it is important to focus on ingredients and preparation. Second, more specific tips are offered for making fried rice, curries, stir-fried dishes, desserts, and cooking with coconut milk.Mom Was Right – Apples Are Great For Your Health! Apple Season is Here! What Variety Should I Pick?
As we move into fall it is time for one of my favorite rites of passage, the annual Ellijay Lions Club and Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce Georgia Apple Festival. I go every year to see the latest and check out the yearly crop. Apples are normally not associated with Georgia. Our reputation is built on peaches, hence the moniker “The Peach State.” However, North Georgia is apple country. This is always a great time to refresh ourselves about all the different varieties of apples on the market today. In this article I will list the top 7 brands and their main uses.What is Winter Squash and Why Should We Care? – A Primer on the Different Varieties
Labor Day is the official end of the summer season. That can only mean that autumn is around the corner. It won’t be long before hard-skinned winter squash start to appear at markets and at your favorite road side stand. It is time that we refamiliarize ourselves with the different varieties of winter squash and how they relate to our cooking plans for the fall and winter. I will list 7 varieties along with their uses and characteristics.