Dried beans are an inexpensive staple. But are they really better than canned beans? Yes, they are. Some people think cooking dried beans are a hassle,...
The vinegars you choose for your kitchen will depend on what you like to eat and what kinds of cooking you do. I actually have four kinds of vinegar in my kitchen, although only two of them I use regularly.
Today we’re exploring that cold environment for items you should always have on hand to make quick, easy, nutritious meals.
You should have either a wooden knife block or a magnetic strip. The blocks usually come with a knife set. The magnetic strips are great if you have the wall space and no small children around.
Baking sheets and cookie sheets, they are all the same thing. When your stocking your first kitchen, it doesn’t matter much how good it is as long as it does what’s needed. But as you grow in kitchen experience, you’ll find you want something a little better.
If I had to choose just one kind in my kitchen, it would be kosher salt.
Taking care of yourself does not have to take a lot of time. A little time, yes. But there are tricks to keeping your cooking and preparation time to as little as you can.
These are the ones I think are the most necessary for making a wide variety of dishes.
Is there any better icon of modern American life than the humble toaster?
Even the best chefs don’t eyeball everything. They measure it.