Tools

Looking For the Right Tool for the Right Cooking Task? You don’t necessarily have to buy the most expensive, but you definitely want to buy quality. Below are some of the tools I use in my kitchen. Just click on the link to learn more about what it is, what it does, what to consider when buying and some online resources.
 

How NOT to Start a Recipe – Kitchen Equipment

January 12, 2019 0 Comments
How NOT to Start a Recipe – Kitchen Equipment

The Importance of Good Kitchen Equipment Before You Start a Recipe Mistake #6 – Not Having the Right Equipment As part of reading the recipe and getting your mise en place together, you should also have inventoried your cooking equipment.  While it is acceptable to make some substitutions with equipment – using a sauté pan […]

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Will the Real Dutch Oven Please Stand Up

October 16, 2018 1 Comment
Will the Real Dutch Oven Please Stand Up

  The Difference Between a Dutch Oven & a Camp Dutch Oven A couple of weekends ago, we were in central Pennsylvania for the annual Apple Butter day at our friend, LaRue’s home. We stand around all day stirring a giant copper pot filled with fresh apple cider and bushels and bushels of peeled, cored […]

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Veal Marsala Cooking Equipment

December 28, 2017 0 Comments
Veal Marsala Cooking Equipment

What Type Of Cooking Pan For Veal Marsala? This is my third post describing how to make the very best veal Marsala at home using my friend Chef Ricco’s recipe. You can find the the actual Veal Marsala recipe here and my post describing the various ingredients used in this dish called Veal Marsala Ingredients. […]

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Sous Vide Water Balls

September 6, 2017 1 Comment
Sous Vide Water Balls

The Advantages of Using Sous Vide Water Balls I recently purchased a bag of sous vide water balls and love them. They are used to help keep the heat in the container when using the sous vide cooking technique to cook steaks, poultry, seafood and vegetables. Do You Need Sous Vide Water Balls? I suppose […]

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Kitchen Tools for First Year College Students

August 17, 2016 0 Comments
Kitchen Tools for First Year College Students

What Kitchen Gadgets Should You Bring to Your College Dorm? My oldest daughter is about to head off to college. It is her first year and we are trying to figure out what kitchen items, tools, gadgets she might need to help her transition. It’s been 40 years since I’ve been in college so I’m […]

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How I Saved My Legs and Back From Long Hours In The Kitchen

June 6, 2016 0 Comments
How I Saved My Legs and Back From Long Hours In The Kitchen

Are Those GelPro Mats As Good As They Look? For years I’ve seen GelPro mats advertised in my cooking magazines and wondered if they were as good as the reviews I’ve read. Then, a few weeks ago, I was contacted by a representative from the company asking me to talk about their product and I […]

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All About Slow Cookers

April 7, 2015 0 Comments
All About Slow Cookers

You Say Crock Pot, I Say Slow Cooker Slow Cookers You might know slow cookers by a trade name:  Crock Pot.  Crock Pot is a name like Thermos, Jello or Keenex, where a brand name has become synonymous with the product.  But a Thermos is a “vacuum bottle,” and Kleenex are “facial tissues.”  And a […]

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New Silicone Gloves Are Better Yet | KitchenTuff Giveaway

March 16, 2015 48 Comments
New Silicone Gloves Are Better Yet | KitchenTuff Giveaway

Silicone Gloves With Better Design Many years ago I purchased my first pair of silicone gloves that worked well but were stiff and difficult to work with. Yes, I could stick my hand into a pot of boiling water to remove a cooked lobster but the problem was holding on to it. These gloves were […]

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Top 12 Cooking Utensils to Have In Your Kitchen

December 9, 2014 0 Comments
Top 12 Cooking Utensils to Have In Your Kitchen

  What Are the Top 12 Cooking Utensils Every Cook Should Own? There are so many great cooking gadgets on the market and lots of options associated with each tool. What it’s made of? Size? Type of handle? Weight? Design? You may think this makes choosing the right one for you needs more confusing and […]

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Salt Mill or Pepper Mill

November 4, 2014 0 Comments
Salt Mill or Pepper Mill

What Is the Difference Between a Salt Mill & Pepper Mill? We most likely use salt and pepper in every recipe, yet not much thought goes into how we store, use and produce these ingredients. For example, did you know that high-end pepper mills use hardened steel for its machinery whereas salt mills use stainless […]

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