Ananya Tiwari

Ananya Tiwari

A lover of fine things in life, Ananya can be found in the kitchen, whipping up a new delicacy every day. When she isn't cooking, penning down poetry is her way to go as she is in the midst of publishing her book. Ananya is a complete sci-fi nerd and can be found glued to the TV screen watching dystopian movies, thanks to her love for the stars and space. Ananya has been writing professionally for over 4 years for megacorps and start-ups. She strongly believes that where her ability ends, her faith begins.

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Delicious Boneless Pork Chop Recipes You Should Make At Home

The holiday season is almost here, and this boneless pork chop recipe is here to make your guests drool. Be it Thanksgiving, Christmas, or the fourth of July, a plate of succulent meat and creamy garlic loin chops with grated parmesan cheese is always a treat.

16 Mins

How To Debone Chicken Thighs In 5 Easy Steps

You don’t need sleek and chic knife skills to debone the toughest cuts of meat. In this article, we’ll be talking about the art of deboning chicken thighs, and trimming away any excess fat.

6 Mins

The Art Of Knife Collection

Dalstrong knives aren’t just striking and show-stopping to look at, but they’re the embodiment of function meeting form. Each knife collection is an art. And, this makes the art of knife collection all that intriguing. 

10 Mins

Everything You Need To Know About Dalstrong Kitchenware Deals

Find kitchenware deals that will work for you and your cooking style. Simply put, purchasing cookware sets is an excellent way to save money because let’s be honest, individual pieces of kitchenware can get a smidge pricey.

15 Mins

Top Dalstrong Picks By Pitmasters

We at Dalstrong have something in common with Pit masters – Our love for barbecue cooking. Let’s get into some of these pitmasters' picks right away. Want to nail BBQ pork or BBQ chicken as a beginner? Follow the tips laid out below. 

9 Mins

How To Make Quick And Soulful Chicken Parmesan

If there’s one single comfort food that can soothe our stomachs and souls, it’s every family's favorite dish, chicken parmesan. The golden brown crust made with Italian bread crumbs served on a bed of mashed potatoes and garnished with grated parmesan cheese is certainly the key to my heart. In this blog,...

15 Mins

Carving Knife And Fork Set – Every GrillMaster’s Favorite Tool

In this blog, I’ll be talking about the most versatile pieces of culinary that can make your life a whole lot easier when you’re at the grill – A knife and fork set. Let’s get right into it! 

9 Mins

How Your Knives Can Benefit From Honing Rods And Whetstones

Honing rods and whetstones aren’t only designed for kitchen knives, but also for easy scissor sharpening, which is always a bonus if you use knife sets with a pair of kitchen shears. Let’s dive into everything you need to know about knife sharpening tools to keep them protected!

14 Mins

Battle Of The Boards – Wood Or Glass?

Wood cutting boards have always been as staple as rice is in my household! But, why are these boards gaining a surge of popularity compared to glass cutting boards? Two major reasons – Wood cutting boards are generally more durable, safe, and sustainable. And secondly, for aesthetic purposes. 

11 Mins

Why You Need A Pair Of Kitchen Shears 

Just like cutting boards and super sharp knife sets, a pair of sharp shears can make all kitchen tasks feel like a walk in the park. For starters, kitchen shears are slightly different from a standard pair of scissors, thanks to the micro-serrated blades and soft grip. Discover all the...

8 Mins

Delicious Ways On How To Grill Shrimp

Grilled shrimp is one of the most versatile dishes. It’s easy fast, one of the most famous dinner recipes out there, and can be made on gas grills, pellet grills, and air fryers, too! So, let’s learn how to nail this easy grilled fresh shrimp recipe!

12 Mins

Quick Guide To Grill Filet Mignon

Are you looking for a quick yet detailed guide to a grilled filet mignon recipe? Well, Dalstrong has got you covered. Filet mignon is a famous cut of steak that can be cooked by reverse searing or grilling. Seared filet mignons steaks are a cut of beef that is in high demand all...

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Why You Need Frying Pans And Skillets In Your Kitchen

Skillets or frying pans? How are they different and which one do you need? Fret not, folks. I’m here to answer all these questions. While both are famous pieces of cookware that belong in your kitchen, there are certain cooking tasks where one would be more convenient to...

12 Mins

A Delicious And Detailed Guide On How To Smoke Brisket

Summer is the season to bring out pellet smokers and pellet grills for all things brisket. Let's talk about nailing a delicious smoked beef brisket recipe in this detailed guide. Let’s get right into it, folks! 

14 Mins

Why Stock Pots Are Better Than Saucepans And Other Cookware

Saucepans have been a staple piece of cookware in the kitchen for boiling water and reducing sauces, but they are losing their popularity for several reasons. They aren't as ergonomic as stock pots are. Stock pots are oven safe, comfortable to hold, easy to clean,...

12 Mins

A Detailed Guide To Making The Perfect Charcuterie Board

In this detailed guide, I’ll be walking you through everything you need to know to make the perfect charcuterie board, the best meats and types of cheeses that go on it, how to preserve a balance of flavors, and most importantly, the significance of good cutting boards

14 Mins

How To Grill Lobster Tails At Home Like A Pro

Lobster meat is like the wagyu beef of seafood. It might cost you a couple more dollars to buy, but it’s worth serving for special occasions. This meat can be used as an alternative to meats you cook every day such as chicken or fish. Grilled lobsters can be served...

10 Mins

How To Find The Perfect Pair Of Kitchen Tongs

Tongs set can be used for flipping vegetables or meat on the stovetop or grill. Tongs work as an extra set of hands to flip, turn, or transfer extremely hot or cold foods, making your time in the kitchen safe and convenient. 

10 Mins

Hot And Cold Soba Noodles Recipe

Soba is a variety of buckwheat flour noodles that originated in the Middle Ages in Japan. The most unique part about this dish is that it is extremely versatile, as it can be served as a hot dish or just as cold soba noodles. If you're big on meal planning, this...

12 Mins

Why Teak Wood Makes The Best Large Cutting Boards

Find out why Teak is among the best materials for your cutting board, learn how to care for it, and explore some of Dalstrong’s best cutting boards. Folks, it’s time to invest in a large cutting board. 

15 Mins

How To Choose a Ripe Avocado

The ripening process for an avocado starts when they are harvested, and not when they’re on the tropical evergreen trees. If you have underripe avocados there are several things you can do over 3-4 days. Fret not! If you need to ripen an avocado quickly, we’ve got you covered, too. 

10 Mins

Everything You Need To Know About A Knife Block

Knife block set is used for kitchen knife storage and is the most recognizable item on your countertop. They are usually made with wood and high-quality stainless steel. Knife blocks or sheaths protect knives from damage. Whether or not you’re a professional chef, a knife block set...

17 Mins

What Is A Julienne Cut And How To Do It Like A Chef

‘Julienne’ is a French term for cutting techniques that help achieve uniform, precise, and thin strips of vegetables. The idea is to achieve uniform slices of vegetables to help food cook evenly. Using julienned vegetables for cooking also helps in decreased cooking time as the heat can probe through the vegetable easily. 

10 Mins

Why A Whetstone Is Better Than An Electric Knife Sharpener

Today, we’ll be discussing the importance of knife sharpening, and particularly why whetstones are safer and better than electric knife sharpeners. 

13 Mins

Ultimate Guide On How To Season Ground Turkey

Ground Turkey is best known for its delicious taste, and that comes from the seasonings used to bring out its flavor profile. Let’s begin this article by talking about the ingredients you would need to bring this meat to life. (Not literally.) 

10 Mins

7 Easy Steps On How To Grill Asparagus

A batch of fresh asparagus is insanely underrated. Be it grilled salmon or cooking any chicken recipe, asparagus makes its place known on your plate. There are plenty of ways you can make the ‘perfect grilled asparagus’. 

11 Mins

Easy Chicken Lollipop Recipe You Can Make At Home

Chicken Lollipop, also known as ‘Chicken Drumsticks’ or ‘Drums Of Heaven’, is a classic starter or appetizer in most restaurants today, usually served alongside a bowl of fried rice. This chicken recipe originated in India and is made using chicken wings or chicken drumsticks. Learn how to make one today!

11 Mins

Easy & Healthy Blackened Mahi Mahi You Can Cook At Home

If you’re not familiar with blackened mahi mahi, you’re missing out! It is a seafood dish that can be put together in 15 minutes with cookware like a skillet, or on the grill – Perfect for a quick meal after a long day.

14 Mins

Essential Grill Tools And Accessories Every Grill Master Should Own

Whether or not you’re a pitmaster, grilling tools or grill tool sets can be used around the year, especially when the nights get a little chillier, and you want to have a cookout with your charcoal grill. Here is everything you need to know about the different grill tools and...

14 Mins

Why Stainless Steel Tasting Spoons Are Better Than Wooden Tasting Spoons

Say goodbye to tasting food off of your spatulas! Whether or not you’re a professional chef, you want to make sure that the food you cook tastes great consistently. So, let’s talk about an indispensable cooking utensil that surely belongs in your kitchen – A tasting spoon. 

12 Mins

Types Of Professional Knife Sharpeners

If you’re investing in a professional knife, using a knife sharpener to maintain its razor sharp edge is the best way to cherish it. This article will guide you to a seamless knife sharpening process using various professional knife sharpeners. 

12 Mins

Smart Ways To Mash Potatoes Without A Potato Masher

You don’t always need a potato masher to plate the best potato dishes. It’s true! Today, we’re going to learn more about the incredible methods you can use to make mashed potatoes without creating much of a fuss in the kitchen. This includes a personal favourite – Hand mashing! 

14 Mins

The Best Tuna Knife For Slicing Tuna

Did you know that the world's largest fastest fish is the Atlantic Bluefin Tuna also known as the Powerful Bluefin Tuna? Here’s your guide about tuna and the best tuna knives you can use to fillet them perfectly from head to tail 

13 Mins

Why Stainless Steel Skillets Are Better Than Enameled Cast Iron Skillets

The choices are vast – Porcelain enamel or a traditional cast iron skillet? Or, do you need the top-of-the-line – Stainless steel? Stainless steel skillets are a better purchase than enameled cast iron skillets as they are more affordable, require little to no maintenance, and are built to last a lifetime. 

14 Mins

Why Stainless Steel Cookware Is Better Than Carbon Steel Cookware

Stainless steel cookware is designed to withstand most abrasions, and high temperatures – Everything you could wish for in a cookware set! Today, we will highlight the differences between carbon steel and stainless steel, and why stainless steel cookware is a better purchase. Let’s get started!

16 Mins

How To Make Lemon Zest In 3 Easy Ways

Today, I’m elated to talk about one of the most versatile fruits in the kitchen – Lemons. You probably already use lemon juice and lemon zest to take your food up a notch by giving it a citrus flavor to add that zing, so we have for you a detailed guide...

14 Mins

Quick and Easy Salmon Recipes You Have To Try

You can never go wrong with the king of fish. Whether you’re looking for a summer cookout or a quiet night in with the folks, Salmon is a readily available fish that is not only nutritional but delectable and hearty while being packed with flavor. 

17 Mins

Ceramic Cookware vs. Stainless Steel Cookware – What’s Your Pick?

Learn more about the differences between Ceramic cookware and stainless steel cookware today. What are the pros and cons of each? Discover the cookware that's right for your kitchen. 

16 Mins

Dalstrong vs. Misen Knives : Companies On The Cutting Edge

Both Dalstrong and Misen set out to bridge the gap between traditional and modern knives. Let's learn about the similarities and differences between the two culinary knife companies.

9 Mins

The Best Cooking Pans You Should Own In 2022

Owning a lot of cooking pans are not necessary but owning a mix of the right ones is. Today, we’re going to talk about the wonderful outcomes of owning a cookware set, how to maintain them, and Dalstrong’s best cooking pans.

16 Mins

How To Cut Green Onions In 4 Easy Steps

There are various ways to slice, serve and savor the wonderfully delicious Green Onion. If you grew up on Hakka food, you will know how important this pop of green can be to your meals.

11 Mins

In-Depth Guide to Owning a Meat Knife in 2022

What meat knife is best for you? It depends on what you're using it for. Let's take a look at the different types of meat knives available and when to use them. 

15 Mins

How To Cut Brisket

Let's take a look at the best and most efficient way to trim and slice a brisket.

13 Mins

Detailed Guide to Owning a Brisket Knife

To find the best knife for your brisket, there are key factors that you must look at before moving forward with your purchase. We'll help you figure out what's important for your brisket knife.

20 Mins

Why Do I Need A Potato Peeler?

A vegetable peeler is not one-size-fits-all. A fruit such as a tomato would require the peeler to have a blade that is curated to peel its thin skin without damaging the pulp. But first, let’s discuss a couple questions and points about potato peelers. 

18 Mins

What Is A Meat Tenderizer and why do I need one?

Evening out hard meats to avoid a chewy texture is a great idea, but it also promotes a decreased cooking time in the kitchen, since all the slices and cuts of flesh and muscle can be cooked at the same time.

19 Mins

What Are Damascus Kitchen Knives?

A Damascus kitchen knife stands out from its peers, thanks to its rippled water-like design. However, what else makes a Damascus kitchen knife superior to other knives?

19 Mins

Ultimate Guide to Cooking Knives

We walk you through an ultimate guide for cooking knives including different types, uses, and over 20 different product recommendations for every type of chef!

28 Mins

The Best Pots And Pans Sets in 2022

When the chilly nights roll on, it makes perfect sense to get your pots and pans out of their shelves and get cooking! If you’re looking to buy your first ever set, check out our 2022 guide to finding the perfect pots and pans set!

14 Mins

BBQ Tools Every Pitmaster Should Have

All pitmasters can agree on one thing: you must have the right barbecue tools. In this article we will cover a few essential tools outside of the standard grill and smoker, along with pros and cons for each barbecue tool. 

21 Mins