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Cool Kitchen Gadgets

These cool kitchen gadgets are a must-have for aspiring chefs. They make food preparation fun and easy. Get them and add a professional touch to your culinary efforts. Pineapple Corer / Slicer A handy gadget that gives you perfectly peeled and cored pineapple slices, without the mess and struggle. Fill the empty pineapple shell with assorted chopped fruit, or use it as a juice bowl for the kids. Salad Spinners A salad spinner's whirling motion removes all excess water from salad leaves and veggies, leaving them crisp and fresh. Cheese Wire / Slicer There are many advantages to using a cheese wire / slicer. They cut the hardest of cheeses into thin, even slices. They are easy to use and practically accident-proof. Plus, they are also handy for slicing boiled eggs or soft fruit. Cheese slicer boards come in marble, wood and glass. Alternatively, opt for hand-held wire slicers. Either way; they're far superior to knives. Bench Scraper Bench scraper, dough scraper, bench knife or pastry scraper: by whatever name ...


Cooking With Lamb

We all know and have read about the health benefits of eating a varied diet, consisting of a selection of one product out of the 5 main food groups. (Fruit & Vegetables, Meat & Fish, Dairy Products and Milk, Bread cereal and potatoes, and fatty and sugary foods) When it comes to choosing a meat product Lamb is one of the most flavorsome of all the meats.With lamb you have a varied choice of cuts i.e. Breast, Leg, Shank, Shoulder, Loin, Chump Fillet Scrag and of course Minced Lamb.When people think of a joint of lamb they tend to think of roast lamb and mint sauce, whilst this is truly delicious there are so many other recipes that you can choose using different cuts of Lamb.If you have the opportunity to buy a whole lamb from a local farmer so much the better, the flavor of the meat and the tenderness is so much better than the lamb that we tend to get in the supermarkets.You also have the benefit of knowing that the Lamb has been reared on a local farm and hopefully has been well looked after. If you...


Super Green Food Recipes

Smoothies are no longer crunchy granola hippie food. They are in sidewalk cafes and are being sold at the grocery store in 6 packs. But smoothies are easy to make at home and can be even more nutritious when you make them yourself. One of the best reasons to start drinking smoothies is if you are prone to skipping breakfast. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet millions of people walk out the door with a thermos of coffee and a full to-do list. Your body needs fuel to work properly. Your brain needs energy to think properly. Smoothies are a great way to get super nutrition in a tasty treat. They are quick to make and easy to share. What more could you want form a great breakfast?I keep a list of smoothie ingredients on hand so I can make the best tasting, most nutrient rich shake I can. I keep these ingredients on hand all the time so I can substitute different fruits or juices to change the flavor depending on my mood. Here is my list: juice (I mix it up), plain whole yogurt, flax seeds, a s...


Stainless Steel Kitchen Carts - Perfect For Making Your Kitchen Space Functional

Having a functional kitchen space is important for any chef, even if you just like to do it as a hobby. If you're space isn't functional, like you run out of cupboard space or don't have enough room to store different items, things can get pretty frustrating. So, to ensure that your kitchen is well put together, turn to stainless steel kitchen carts to make it happen. Stainless steel kitchen carts are the perfect way to make your kitchen space functional. How so you might be thinking? Well, there are a number of different reasons really. First off, it provides you with some extra countertop space, which comes in handy when you're working on a lot of different dishes all at the same time. Like, if you need to place something to cool while slicing and dicing vegetables for that garden salad. Its countertop is also great for doing other things too, including rolling out cutout cookies along with kneading and mixing dough. To give you even more room to work with, there are ones that come with drop down leafs and...


Wedding Reception Food

Along with the dress the rings and the rings and the venue, the wedding reception food is one of the most crucial parts of any wedding.Deciding on wedding reception food can hard work as well as costly. There are many things that need to be considered such as dietary requirements of your guests as well as checking for any allergies to certain foods as this could be fatal for some people.When sending out your wedding invitations it is always a good idea to ask the guests to include any allergy or dietary requirements in their reply, this way you will know well in advance and can deal with it accordingly.If you have decided to use caterers for you wedding reception food be sure to ask friends and family if they can recommend anyone or ask your local florist or wedding planner if they can give you details of people they have used before and recommend.Wedding Reception food can be as expensive or cheap as you want, after paying out for the dress, the rings and all the other wedding accessories if you have overstr...


Experiencing Nasal Troubles? These Foods May Aid To Get Rid Of Your Issue

Most people do not pay even a small amount of mind to their sinuses until something starts to go wrong with them. Clogged sinuses are usually a unpleasant thing to experience and they could make a flu or a cold even harder to get through. Most of us try to cure our sinuses with medicine or even with steam but the truth is that the different things we eat can have quite a major effect on the tiny passageways that run through our faces. So how can food make it easier to take care of your sinuses well? Keep reading to learn the several affects that foods can have on your sinus passageways.If you begin to have issues with your sinuses, you need to stay away from milk and other dairy products. Dairy stimulates your body's production of phlegm and mucous. This stuff can work its way straight into your sinuses and reduce drainage and cause some serious blockages. These blockages can be breeding grounds for bacteria that will keep you sick. This is the reason that a lot of dairy products should be avoided altogether ...


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