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Finding the Best Electric Roaster Oven

Finding the Best Electric Roaster Oven

Let’s talk about electric roaster ovens. I will begin by sharing that fact that I have three. Should you have at least one? Yes! Electric roaster ovens fall into the “worthy of the expense and space” category. When we first moved into our home in the central valley of California, it was summer.  We were grilling all ...

Using and Caring for a Meat Injector

Using and Caring for a Meat Injector

With the injectors, you no longer have to deal with waiting hours for your meat to marinate, you no longer have to litter your counters with containers and your fridge can have some breathing room because it will no longer be crowded with ziploc bags stuffed with meat. There are many ways you can add flavor to ...

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Best Electric Knife

Best Electric Knife

Is there a reason to own an electric knife? I think there is. Electric knives take the place of many loose knives and can be effortless and convenient to use. I recently had a conversation with my dear friend “J” about this very subject. Her words: “ We use our Cuisinart electric knife to carve turkeys and roasts. My ...

Meat Injector Marinade Recipe

Meat Injector Marinade Recipe

So, you have a meat marinade injector. What should you actually inject into your meat? I’m going to give you a few ideas. Injected marinades can accomplish several things. They can help maintain moisture, tenderize and add flavor. I assembled a little family tasting party in order to prepare a thoughtful marinade ...

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The Best Meat Injector

Editor's choice The Best Meat Injector

What is a meat injector? It is an ingenious device that allows you to prepare tender, flavorful, mouthwatering meat. A meat injector is a pump syringe used to infuse marinades and seasonings into your meat. It can be used on a variety of roasts, whole turkey or whole chicken as well as on smaller cuts of meat. This ...

Best Bread Slicer 2016

Editor's choice Best Bread Slicer 2016

Did you ever think that you would get to a point in life where you would be interested in buying a bread slicer? No? Me neither! And yet, the moment I got interested in backing my own bread, I had to deal with the fact that my slices were never cut quite write. For some people that will not matter but it did for me ...

The Advantages of Cooking without Oil

The Advantages of Cooking without Oil

Whether you’re baking, grilling, sauteing, frying or braising, most cooking techniques require you to use cooking oils for flavor, taste and nutritional value. In every grocery store or market, cooking oils are ubiquitous. There are aisles and shelves filled with unending bottles, covered in multicolored labels and ...

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How to Use a Mandoline Slicer to Julienne

How to Use a Mandoline Slicer to Julienne

If you have taken any interest in my Vegan Roll recipe, or, indeed, if you have ever had any decent Chinese soup, particularly fish soup, you will have noticed those long, thin strands of vegetables. They are used in purely traditional “Western” recipes as well, but they are not as common, and they are used mostly for ...

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Best Mandoline Slicer 2016

Editor's choice Best Mandoline Slicer 2016

There are several high quality mandoline slicers on the market today, and some have even been designed so intelligently that we are going to talk about them just to highlight the out of the box thinking that went into making them. We are also going to check out one of the cheapest mandoline slicers on the market, but ...