If you care for cast iron and play by its rules, cleaning it is fairly straightforward. You’ll want to know the ins and outs before you decide to invest in a cast iron skillet. Today we will discuss how to clean cast iron cookware.
The fact is Nigiri sushi, Sashimi, and Maki are very popular types of sushi but are completely different (one of them might not even be sushi at all). It’s worth knowing what makes each one of them so great.
Today, we’re going to talk about a type of pan that you have definitely heard of, and it may even be a type of pan that you currently have in your kitchen. But is it a pan you’re using to its best potential? Learn everything there is to know about the Saute pan today.
For thousands of years, woks have been used to fry, boil, braise, and steam. They’re a favorite among Chinese grandmas and professional chefs alike, and for good reason. Whether you’re new to cooking with woks or an aficionado looking to add to an extensive collection, a quality wok is a worthwhile investment.
Picking the right storage option for you and your kitchen should take as much time and research as picking a new knife. Knife storage should be practical, safe, and efficient – and ideally, should feature a stylish flair.
If you cook at home often, or at all for that matter, you should definitely consider upgrading the kitchen tools you use. In addition to streamlining your efforts, a good quality kitchen knife will make cooking more enjoyable and actually save you money in the long run.
Pomegranates are among the healthiest fruits on Earth. They offer anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiviral properties, as well as the ability to lower blood pressure and improve your cholesterol profile. They also improve memory, boost immunity and help in digestion.
Aside from the day to day paring knife and chef’s knife there’s at least one more knife you’ll need in your arsenal. The slicing knife is that perfect long blade for special occasions. Think Christmas dinners, Easter Sundays, or any time you need to carve a fresh roast out of the oven.
It’s good to set yourself up for success, and use the tools that will make things easier and more enjoyable for you as a cook. For this reason, we have specialty cutlery like cheese knives, fileting knives, steak knives, and the like. Today we’re talking about one of those specialty knives: a tomato knife.
If you prepare vegetables of any kind in your kitchen I promise you a nakiri knife is everything you’ve ever needed and more. From its straight edge to its high scoring rockwell hardness scores this is the kind of knife that makes cooking easy.
The Orient; home of magic and mysticism, and the Japanese knife. From Ashigur and Samurai warriors to Ninja and mythical dragons, the West is captivated by the Far East and its history. Japan is renowned for seafood, and their knives have become synonymous with style and finesse.
The thing is, all knives in the world tend to lose sharpness over time, regardless of their quality or their brand. This is where a sharpening stone comes into play as a great resource to bring your blades back to life.
One of the most plausible speculations is that the steel was named after the city of Damascus in Syria, who traded with India. Damascus may also refer to patterns formed in the metal when compared with Damask fabric (also thought to be named after the city).
There’s a lot of confusion about whether a steak knife needs to be serrated or if a hollowed or straight edge knife is better. Is it about preference, or is there more to it than that? Hopefully, this blog will help you decide for yourself.
Just as there are specialized knives for many requirements, an oyster knife is a purpose-made tool specifically for oyster, clam, and shellfish shucking. A great oyster knife needs to be robust, safe to use, and last a lifetime.
I know. The first time you’re faced with the thick, prickly skin of a pineapple, it’s a bit intimidating. More than a fruit one can easily slice, it more closely resembles some kind of sci-fi space rock. It seems like something one would need special equipment to pierce through, or know some sort of special knife skills to conquer. It’s actually super simple!
The chef’s knife is the most versatile and useful knife in your knife set. It is the one you will grab most often, the one you use for chopping, slicing, dicing and everything in between, and it’s the one you may even want to have two of.
Learn everything you need to know about the best knife sharpeners on the market. When was the last time you sharpened your kitchen knife? If the answer is “gee, I really can’t remember, it was so long ago,” your reputation as a chef might be in danger.
From knife block sets to steak knife sets and everything in between. There’s tons of factors to consider when it comes to deciding on a kitchen knife set. Even those who are already knee-deep in the world of knives can find it overwhelming, so for the uninitiated it can be absolutely daunting.