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4 Great Tips to Make the Best Use of Your Blender

Posted by on Aug 21, 2018 in Kitchen Appliances | Comments Off on 4 Great Tips to Make the Best Use of Your Blender

Blenders have been around for decades and now they have become a staple of kitchens. When you have a blender, you can do almost anything quickly including grind, chop, blend, stir, mix, grate, whip, puree, juice and more. But it’s important to operate your blender correctly to take its full benefit. Here are some tips with which you can do that. 1. Keep Checking Your Blender is Functional Kitchen appliances tend to break down often due to any reason, whether any manufacturer’s fault or your fault. Working with faulty appliances is not only time-consuming and frustrating, but even dangerous. This is true for your blender too. Although you know how to choose the best blender and have bought one accordingly, it can break down at some point. It’s in your best interest to keep checking time and again whether it’s working properly. You should keep your blender clean, and avoid staining or collecting food deposits, because this too is important for keeping your blender in the best working condition. 2. Be Careful with Ingredients Not every blender is able to blend everything. There are limitations to the capability of a blender. Read your instruction manual carefully and put in only those ingredients which it can handle well. For example, not all blenders can handle...

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3 Excellent Tips to Use Your Rice Cooker Using Properly

Posted by on Aug 7, 2018 in Kitchen Appliances | Comments Off on 3 Excellent Tips to Use Your Rice Cooker Using Properly

For most people, using a rice cooker is a child’s play. However, if you want to make excellent rice and not just plain rice, you will have to learn using a rice cooker properly! Here are some tips and tricks. 1. Adjusting the Amount of Water The function of rice cookers is to boil the rice and keep an eye on temperature. Once all the water has boiled away, temperature begins rising which indicates that rice is done and it’s time to shut the heat off. Thus, the time to shut off depends on the amount of water you add to the cooker. If the water is not enough, the rice will be underdone and if it’s in excess, the rice will be overdone. So, it’s important to add just the right amount of water. Roughly, for most rice cookers, for 1 cup rice, 1 cup of water should be added, i.e. in equal parts. For rice less than 1 cup a slightly more amount of water than equal is often desirable. Also, for completely dry rice, you have to add a little more water than equal. Some water will also be added when you rinse the rice. All these factors have to be considered while adding water to the rice. After some trial...

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Sous Vide – An Efficient Way of Cooking

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018 in Kitchen Appliances | Comments Off on Sous Vide – An Efficient Way of Cooking

If you are an enthusiastic cook interested in and always looking for improving your culinary skills, there are high chances that you know about sous vide cooking technique. But still if you don’t know, it’s a cooking method of vacuum-sealing food in a bag and then cooking it in a water bath to the desired temperature accurately to get restaurant-quality results. Any other cooking technique cannot achieve such results. Why Should You Cook Sous Vide? If you are interested...

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Various Types of Ice Makers and Their Prominent Benefits

Posted by on May 6, 2018 in Kitchen Appliances | Comments Off on Various Types of Ice Makers and Their Prominent Benefits

If you are wondering what an ice maker is, in simple words, it’s a refrigeration machine that is specially designed to cool air within its refrigeration chamber adequately to produce ice. Ice makers are available in a range of sizes, styles and shapes and while they are conceptually simple to understand, you may have to read a bit about it to understand what types of machines are designed for which functions and which one is the best for your...

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A Perfect Guide to Buy Just the Right Ice Maker for You

Posted by on Apr 27, 2018 in Kitchen Appliances | Comments Off on A Perfect Guide to Buy Just the Right Ice Maker for You

Ice which was once a luxury has become a necessity because it has an important part to play in everyone’s favorite beverages such as iced teas and coffees, smoothies and milkshakes and so on. While you can dispense ice from your refrigerator, an ice maker is a better solution to meet the growing demand of ice in households. Plus, an ice maker adds its own distinct style to your kitchen or any space. And of course, it’s convenient. Ice...

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Golden Rules to Follow while Choosing Glassware for Your Home Bar

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 in Kitchen Supplies | Comments Off on Golden Rules to Follow while Choosing Glassware for Your Home Bar

Of all kitchenware materials, glass is perhaps the most elegant material. Though it cannot be used for cooking and for serving commonly due to its fragility, no other material matches it in the class, style and richness it offers to the atmosphere. No wonder, despite its brittleness, it has remained a popular option of homeowners when it comes to wine glasses and other glasses and cutlery. If you are wondering how to choose the best glassware, here are some...

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4 Important Factors to Consider while Choosing the Right Granite Kitchen Countertop

Posted by on Apr 7, 2018 in Decor | Comments Off on 4 Important Factors to Consider while Choosing the Right Granite Kitchen Countertop

It’s widely known that the most popular countertop material is granite. It’s available in so many styles, so your options are almost countless! There are even many shades and colors to choose from and to top it all, it’s extremely durable! With so many benefits and options, it may not be so easy to choose the right option for you. But don’t worry! Here you’ll find a list of things you need to consider in order to find the...

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