Stocking up on Kitchen Utensils
Now for your smaller items you cannot live without when starting your kitchen. Again the items I list are the basic essentials. There are so many products out there that it is mind numbing. Buy as good a quality as you can. Take care of it and it will last. You will need: Knives -A set would be great, [...]
Stocking up on Baking Essentials
Baking, unlike cooking, is an exact science. I love to bake! I especially love making apple pie from scratch. From peeling each and every apple to mixing the dough, getting it just right, and rolling it out. But before we can bake, we need to stock the kitchen with a few essentials… Cookie sheet – One will do, but two [...]
Stocking up on Kitchen Essentials
Before you cook, before you start experimenting, and before you fall in love with something you will be doing for a lifetime, you will need to set up your kitchen. So let’s start with pots and pans: Two non-stick skillets, a 10” and a 12” are all you will need in the beginning. I own the Calphalon Unison Slide pans, [...]
Refreshing Treat — Lemon Ice Cubes!
Here’s a great idea…lemon ice cubes! I love to put lemons in my water, but what I don’t love is having to squeeze them. If I have a slight cut on my finger, getting lemon juice into the wound stings. It takes about eight small lemons to make one cup of lemon juice. Wash and cut each lemon in half. Using a [...]