Posts Tagged ‘Kitchen tools’

Mexican Mortar and Pestle – Best Molcajete For Homemade Guacamole

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in Tools & Gadgets

The best salsas are homemade. Guacamole is best made at home, too, from your personal favorite blend of herbs, spices, and vegetables. My recipe is a sacred tradition, assembled from at least a dozen hours scraping various online blogs for hidden grains of wisdom. It’s still a work in progress, but I get lots of compliments whenever I’m the one bringing dip to a gathering.

Paula Deen Cookware Reviews: True Southern Style Cookware?

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in Cookware

Paula Deen’s life story is the quintessential American journey to success. After divorcing her husband, she turned to odd jobs in an attempt to support herself and her children. She only found success when she embraced her passion and started a catering business out of her own kitchen. Over a few years, the popularity of her dishes outgrew her home oven and she opened up a Southern-style buffet restaurant that got rave reviews. She authored books, appeared on many television programs, and ultimately wound up endorsing a line of cookware.

Ballarini Cookware Review – A Hidden Italian Gem?

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in Cookware

I’m not often surprised when a friend recommends a piece of cookware to me. I’ve been around kitchens for a couple decades now, including both professional kitchens and residential ones owned by my friends, and I’ve used pots and pans from dozens of labels.
 
Ballarini was not one I was familiar with until a couple years ago. I was hesitant to investigate it at first. After all, shouldn’t an expert like myself have heard of any brand worth using?

Tools Of The Trade Cookware Reviews – An Accessible Alternative To Top Brands?

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in Cookware

If you’ve spent a lot of time reading cookware reviews, you probably know that pots and pans can handle totally differently, even if they look very similar. That’s why it’s important to take the time to get to know what’s really in each piece of cookware you’re buying. To make an informed buying decision, I believe that you need to know what something is made out of, who it’s made by, and what design features differentiate it from similar products.

Best Zwilling Cookware Review: Can This Top German Knife Maker Beat All-Clad

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in Cookware

J. A. Henckels is one of the top manufacturers of high-end German kitchen knives. Its history of excellence stretches back literally hundreds of years, meaning you can find multiple generations of chefs who have enjoyed their fine Henckels knives in the kitchen. Today, they make two styles of knives: a more mass-market variety under the normal J. A. Henckels name, and a collection of ultra high-quality forged knives under the Zwilling J. A. Henckels imprint.