How to use a nut milk maker

  Are you lactose-intolerant? Are you a vegan? Or are you just adamant about changing your dietary habits so that you start living healthy? A nut milk press can help with all of these things and many, many more. Even if you aren’t part of any of the categories...

5 tips for using an air fryer efficiently

  If you’ve recently bought a hot air fryer and don’t know what to do with it just yet, Grandma Jen is here to help. Below, you’ll find a list of tips and tricks that will enable you to make the most of your appliance. Cut 80% in calories with this method One of...

A few things you should know about BBQ huts

  BBQ huts like these ones offer a world of opportunity for owners that want to enjoy the simple pleasures of life with a wide array of benefits. These wooden structures are not your ordinary building features because they will surely make your life so much...

Why You Should Start Making Your Yogurt at Home

  Yogurt is one of those foods almost anyone can eat every day so they can enjoy better health. Rich in calcium, and providing your gut with everything it needs to function well, yogurt sits at the foundation of optimal well-being, and it is a fine choice for a...

Why Using a Meat Thermometer in This Day and Age Is Necessary

  A meat thermometer may sound like a newcomer to the table since it looks like a fancy cooking tool that only chefs would use. The truth is that a meat thermometer can be extremely handy in the kitchen and it takes out the guesswork out of your cooking. If you...

How to Spring Clean Your Kitchen

  If you intend to make your kitchen ready for spring, you will need to consider some heavy cleaning. However, the devil often lies in the details and the exact things you do not notice at first glance will come to haunt you later, when you least expect it. Here...

How to Prepare Your Kitchen for Spring

  With spring not far away, you are most probably considering getting your kitchen in shape for welcoming the season of rejuvenation. That means, of course, doing some serious planning for spring cleaning, since your kitchen deserves it, after the long winter....

How to Clean a Food Steamer

  A food steamer is a great cooking appliance to have at home, as it helps you with cooking a large variety of recipes that are healthy and tasty. Cleaning a food steamer may not sound like a lot of work, but you need to keep in mind that washing it after each...

5 Appliances that Can Help You Live Healthy

  Living healthy cannot happen without eating healthy, and luckily for us, there are plenty of kitchen tools that help us put together meals that are not heavy on our stomachs and provide us with everything we need to function. We all know that the temptation to...

Air Fryers – Cleaning and Maintenance

  Air fryers are excellent cooking appliances that allow us to cook using very little fat, or even none whatsoever. Because all the food ingredients are enclosed in the container of the air fryer, there are no grease stains and unsightly spills, as it is usually...

5 Ways of Getting Creative with a Quesadilla Maker

  A quesadilla maker is a great thing to have, especially if you have kids and you need to cook breakfast or snacks in record time. Also, if you are crazy about Mexican cuisine, but dining at the restaurant around the corner every day is taking a toll on your...

5 Cheap & Useful Kitchen Gadgets to Have Around

  Cooking can be a lot of fun, but only if you manage to deal with the most mundane tasks in an efficient manner. If you are not the type who likes to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, but you like to cook, then maybe the next kitchen gadgets will be just what...

3 Quick Recipes for Your Air Fryer

  Air fryers are a great way of cooking healthy meals since you only need to use very little fat or none at all. Many people use their air fryers mainly for making French fries, but there are many other great recipes you can make with this amazing cooking...

The Perfect Quesadilla

  Quesadilla is a Mexican dish people in the US truly enjoy. A humble dish in its appearance, it is actually filling, tasty and it can be eaten during any meal of the day. Whether you want a quick hearty breakfast, an idea for lunch when you are on the go, or you...

Panini Sandwich Recipes

  You may have heard about panini sandwiches in the past and you may have wondered: what is a panini sandwich? Panini is a term derived from the Italian word panino which describes a sandwich that is made with other things than sliced bread. In the US, Panini...

Cotton Candy – A Delicious Treat

  Who doesn’t love cotton candy? Even adults admit to this guilty pleasure and surrender to it from time to time. However, if you find that eating cotton candy on the street is a bit too extreme for a grownup, a certain way to enjoy this delicious treat is...

A Few Simple Frozen Yogurt Tips

  Frozen yogurt is a great alternative to ice cream since it is less loaded with calories and it is much healthier. On the other hand, if you decide to make your own frozen yogurt at home, you could save a lot of money and you will also be in control of the...

The best Christmas desserts

  Nothing caps off a fantastic Christmas dinner than a sweet treat. A terrific Christmas dessert may be the best present you can get during the holiday season, indulging your sweet tooth and giving you a unique sense of warmth and satisfaction to make the entire...

The best cake pop recipe

  Who can resist delicious bite-sized cake pops? These sweets on a stick let you enjoy the delicious taste of cake in a convenient and handy size. You can make cake pops in a variety of shapes and designs as well as different flavors.   Start with a basic...

Starting a cotton candy business

  Recession proof thanks to how it appeals to the tastebuds of both the young and the young-at-heart, a cotton candy business won’t entail too much start up cost. It can even be a home-based business or be operated part time. Simple and relatively inexpensive,...

Sandwich maker recipes

  There’s nothing like a terrific sandwich to make a hearty lunch. You can do plenty of lunchtime magic by whipping up a delicious sandwich using even some basic ingredients you can find in your kitchen or pantry. For that extra half an hour for lunch you would...

How to make crepes

  As easy to make as its heavier and thicker counterpart, crepes are the feather-light French cousin of the pancake. It is basically a type of very thin pancake typically made using wheat flour. Crepes are widely consumed in Belgium, France, Quebec, North Africa,...

Benefits of Mexican food

  Mexican food can come with high quantities of trans fat due to the lard employed to make tortillas and beans, along with great quantities of saturated fat from refried beans and cheese. However, even health conscious individuals can enjoy Mexican food by...

Cleaning a raclette grill

  Learn how to keep your raclette grill clean   The raclette grill is terrific for cooking marinated food such as meats. The granite stone can get pretty hot and is able to keep its temperature, making it the favorite part of many users in their raclette...

Cotton candy maker maintenance

  Making cotton candy or candy floss using your own cotton candy maker can be quite exciting and a lot of fun. This spun sugar confection, which is almost 100 percent sugar, can be enhanced with some food coloring and flavoring to make fantastic looking shapes in...

Top 4 homemade tortillas recipes

  Homemade flour tortillas are way better than store-bought products. Lard should not be replaced with shortening or vegetable oil unless it’s absolutely necessary. This makes the tortilla thin and perfect for seafood and grilled meats as fillings. You want a...

How to prepare delicious crepes for your family

  A cross between a tortilla and a pancake, crepes can be served as fantastic breakfast fare with a bit of powdered sugar or yogurt. It can also make a savory lunch when served with some cheese, mustard and sliced meat. Crepes are French in origin, so people who...

Making delicious pizza at home

  Pizza doesn’t always have to be delivered to your doorstep, as you can make one right in your own home. Making your own pizza gives you a sense of accomplishment as well as control over the ingredients you use. Making a pizza with pizza-parlor quality is...

Chocolate fountain party use

  The most fascinating sight to behold during a party, besides your dream man or dream woman walking with you, is a chocolate fountain. The chocolate fondue or chocolate fountain is given a place of honor for party use, since it calls to mind endless frolicking...

Using a raclette grill for your next party

  Why simply host the party when you can join it with a raclette grill?   A raclette grill is an awesome device that not many people aside from expats and Europeans know about. The raclette grill is an exceptional tabletop grill that can be used not only for...

How to use a crepe maker

  Learn how to make the best crepes for you & your family   Using an electric crepe maker doesn’t have to be hard. As long as you stick to some ground rules, you can enjoy deliciously fluffy crepes without the hassle of operating an unfriendly unit....

Raclette grill party tips

  Raclette is a particular type of cheese that originates from Switzerland. Nowadays, the term raclette has two meanings. On the one hand, the word refers to the actual cheese we were mentioning. On the other hand, it primarily relates to using an ad hoc raclette...

Simple ideas for making toast more interesting

  Who doesn’t love bread? Whether it’s French bread, naan, or a simple bagel, we like our bread more than anything. However, once you start thinking of toast, things start to become a little boring. Eating toast in the morning with some jam or peanut butter and...

Top 3 tortilla recipes for the holidays

  Tortilla wraps might not be something you had in mind for your Christmas family dinner. Have you ever considered just how easy they are to prepare? Most of the ones you’ll put on the table will end up looking like sushi or something far more edible than that....

Tips for using the Babycakes cake pop maker

  The Babycakes Cake Pop Maker is one of the most popular units in the line, and if you’ve ended up here, you’re probably the happy owner of one such device. Congratulations! While making cake pops is not rocket science, some people might find it more difficult...

Cotton candy serving ideas

  Cotton candy isn’t just for kids. Most adults love the way it looks on the table, whether it is edible or not. Furthermore, it does wonders when it comes to decorating the table, particularly if you have a family over for lunch or dinner and they have kids. It...

Cleaning and maintaining your raclette grill

  A raclette grill is a nice way of gathering your friends and family around your living room table, while everyone cooks his or her food. It’s a fantastic method of avoiding to spend countless hours in the kitchen while preparing complicated dishes. However,...

The European Breakfast Explained

  Breakfast is considered the most important meal of the day and for all the right reasons. Continental breakfast is quite widespread in the US, being served mostly by restaurants and hotels. Studies show that Europeans are more aware of the importance of...

Keep Yourself Healthy by Drinking Yogurt Every Day

  Yogurt is one of the most nutritious foods you can find right now and easily include in your daily diet. Packed with healthy animal protein, bone building calcium and offering multiple benefits, without loading your system with calories, yogurt is highly...

5 Tips for Mexican Food Preparation

  Mexican food is very popular today, mainly due to the small variety of ingredients used and the simplicity of the techniques employed. Of course, learning how to make tacos and burritos is pretty much like just scratching the surface of what Mexican food...

3 Must Have Kitchen Appliances for Outdoor Parties

  No matter the occasion, whether it is for celebrating a graduation, someone’s birthday, or simply because you want to have fun with your friends, an outdoor party is a great opportunity for bringing everyone you love together, and enjoying amazing food....

Ideas for Christmas Treats

  With the holiday season just around the corner, you are probably starting to think big. There are so many things to do, from buying presents to dressing up the home for Christmas, and of course, to making a list with Christmas treats you are going to delight...

Best deep fryer

  Deep Fryers – Ratings & Informative Guide   If you are searching for the best deep fryer for your needs but do not have the time to read countless reviews, Grandma Jen can give you a helping hand by recommending the Secura Triple Basket fryer as being...

Best tea kettle

  Tea kettles – Ratings & Informative Guide   Finding the best tea kettle can be quite a difficult task, given the wide variety of products available and their many different features, especially if you lack time to search for an item thoroughly. Grandma...

Best steak knife

  Steak knives – Ratings & Informative Guide   Any steak enthusiast knows how important it is to get the perfect portion size and clean cuts. However, finding the best steak knife which can do that can be quite difficult, given the many different models...

Best steak knife set

  Steak knife sets – Ratings & Informative Guide   Do you want to get your hands on the best steak knife set that money can buy? Grandma Jen has made an analysis of some of the most popular ones out there, and she’s even looked at several kitchen...

Best pantry storage container

  Pantry storage containers – Ratings & Informative Guide   Choosing one of the best pantry storage containers can be quite challenging these days, with the many options available for sale out there. Luckily for you, Grandma Jen did a little...

Best carving knife for meat

  Meat carving knives – Ratings & Informative Guide   Meat knives come in many shapes and sizes, and getting the absolute best carving knife for meat can be challenging. Based on our analysis of the many reviews gathered by some of the most popular...

Best Knife Block

  Knife Blocks – Ratings & Informative Guide   In case you are a home chef who prefers high-quality kitchen tools, you probably have professional knife sets, for all cutting purposes. But having the knives is not enough, as you need a place to keep...

Best boning knife

  Boning Knives – Ratings & Informative Guide   If you like cooking and consider yourself a home chef, a good boning knife should not be missing from your kitchen tools. Having this item will help you remove the bones of poultry, fish,  and meat,...

Best Carving Knife

  Carving Knives – Ratings & Informative Guide   A nice dinner with friends and a delicious roast can certainly go terribly wrong if you do not have the proper tools to cut it, by serving your guests’ unappetizing meat slices. You can prevent this...

Best bread knife

  Bread Knives – Ratings & Informative Guide   We have all experienced slicing bread with an inappropriate knife and the result has always been a total disaster. If you are looking to purchase the best bread knife, we recommend  Mercer Culinary...

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