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What's the difference between gelato and ice...
What's the difference between gelato vs. ice cream? Learn the key differences.
How to Make Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken in 5 Steps
Making pulled chicken in the slow cooker is easy and only requires a few ingredients. This step by step guide will help you master slow cooker pulled chicken.
What Cookware Is Compatible with Induction...
Find out how to tell what cookware is the best to use on induction cooktops.
How do I dispose of used cooking oil?
How do you dispose of cooking oil? There are ways to properly dispose of cooking oil. Read on to learn what about of the best ways.
What is PFOA in nonstick cookware?
PFOA is a chemical used to manufacturer nonstick coatings, such as for nonstick pans. Read more about PFOA to learn if you should be concerned.
Which slow cookers have delayed start timers?
Which slow cookers have delayed start timers? Find out if there's a slow cooker on the market that has a delayed start timer.
Recipe for Slow Cooker Pulled Pork
This slow cooker recipe for pulled pork replicates hours spent in the smoker or the oven. It has a South Carolina-style, mustard based sauce.
Masticating and Centrifugal Juicers: What's the...
The two main types of juicers are masticating and centrifugal juice extractors. Learn the difference between masticating and centrifugal juicers.
How to Make Homemade Pasta with a Pasta...
Homemade pasta has a superior flavor and texture to the boxed, dried versions. This article shows you step-by-step how to use your pasta machine for making homemade pasta.
How to Make Ice Cream with an Ice Cream Maker
This tutorial demonstrates how to make homemade ice cream in an ice cream maker.
Safe temperatures for cooked meat
To avoid food poisoning, be sure to cook meat to a safe internal temperature. This chart will tell you the safe internal temperatures for every type of meat.
Cooking Equipment - Search Results
Having trouble? Here are some helpful suggestions: Check your spelling. Avoid punctuation, and make sure
How to Make Yogurt in an Electric Yogurt Maker
With an electronic yogurt maker, it's easy to make your own yogurt, and you can control the quality of the milk you use and the type of flavorings. These step by step instructions will show you how to make homemade yogurt.
Slow-Cooker Pulled Chicken Recipe
This easy, casual dish takes minutes to put together in the morning, and simmers all day while you're at work.
Don't stress about buying a new portable...
A range of induction compatible cookware options.
Should You Get a Cuisinart or a KitchenAid Food...
There's no doubt that Cuisinart and KitchenAid are the reigning brands in the food processor category. Here's a side-by-side comparison between two of their food processor models to help you decide which is for you.
Beef and Guinness Stew in the Pressure Cooker
This pressure cooker recipe for hearty Guinness and beef stew is inspired by the traditional Irish recipe.
Choosing between nonstick cookware or stainless...
Should you choose nonstick or uncoated stainless steel cookware?
Tips for getting great results with indoor...
Use these indoor grill cooking tips to get the best results from stovetop or countertop grilling.
How to Make Risotto in the Rice Cooker
Step by step instructions on how to make risotto in the rice cooker.
Oven Baking Bread Machine Dough
Oven baking bread machine dough recipes will give you smaller, more manageable loaves and will impart a different flavor and texture to your bread. Follow these steps for oven baking bread machine dough.
Pressure Cooker Safety
How to cook safely in a pressure cooker
Home Sausage Making – Instructions for...
Making homemade sausage is easy and delicious. This step by step tutorial will give you a basic understand of sausage making. For easy sausage making, use a KitchenAid stand mixer and the food grinder and sausage stuffer attachments.
Nonstick cookware brand options at all prices
A roundup of some of the best options in nonstick cookware brands.
Shop Smart for Cookware: Know What You Need...
Know which cookware pieces you need and how to choose the best cookware metals for your needs. This article will help you pick the best cookware for your kitchen.
Review of Bialetti Aeternum Nonstick Cookware
Bialetti's Aeternum cookware has an eco-friendly ceramic nonstick coating and a cheerful red and white finish. Read the review of this eco-friendly nonstick cookware.
Tips on Buying and Using a Slow Cooker
Inexpensive and easy to use, a slow cooker could quickly become one of your most-used pieces of cooking equipment. Use these tips on buying and using your slow cooker to get the most out of your slow cooker purchase.
How to clean a waffle maker
Follow these tips to keep your electric waffle maker clean and in good working condition.
Judy's Easy Guacamole Recipe
This fresh, tangy, easy guacamole recipe contains no chile peppers, so it's even suitable for small children. Make this easy guacamole recipe often as a dip, or to accompany Mexican dishes like fajitas, tacos or burritos.
Recipe for pressure cooker cranberry bean,...
Cranberry bean, sausage, and kale stew made in the pressure cooker
Guide to Dinnerware Materials
Guide to different tabletop and dinnerware materials.
Guide to Cookers
All have their place in a well-equipped kitchen. Learn which cooker can be used for which type of recipe and what to look for as you shop for cookers.
Before You Buy a Food Processor
Shopping for a food processor? Learn about choosing a food processor with the right power, capacity, features and accessories for your needs.
Learn How to Cook Artichokes in a Pressure Cooker
Making artichokes in a pressure cooker is a quick and easy way to prepare them. Learn how to cook artichokes in a pressure cooker.
Choosing and Buying Pressure Cookers
When it comes to pressure cookers, there are many choices in terms of brand, size and features. Use this guide to pressure cookers to choose which one is right for you.
Guide to choosing and using a food steamer
Learn all about the different types of food steamers, and tips for the best steaming results.
How to safely care for wooden utensils.
Are wooden spoons sanitary? Yes - wood is highly antibacterial. Tips on caring for and cleaning wooden spoons and wooden cutting boards.
The difference between a forged knife and a...
What is a forged knife? This article describes a forged knife and the difference between it and a stamped knife.
Tips for buying stand mixers and hand mixers
What you need to know before you shop for stand mixers or hand mixers.
Making Bread in a Bread Machine
If bread-baking seems like a mystery or a complex scientific process, a bread machine can take out a lot of the guesswork. Follow these easy steps to make basic white bread to attempt your first loaf.
How to Make Beef and Guinness Stew with a...
Making stew in a pressure cooker can give you the same flavor and tenderness as an afternoon of simmering on the stovetop, but in a fraction of the time. This tutorial is of a classic Irish recipe, Beef and Guinness Stew, but once you master the technique, you can use any combination of vegetables, liquids and seasonings to make your own creations.
Ice Cream
Made in an ice cream maker, this custard-based vanilla ice cream is a perfect base for add-in ingredients.
How Do I Adjust Bread Machine Recipes for High...
If you live in a high altitude, bread machine recipes might need to be adjusted. Here's how to adjust your bread machine recipes for high altitude baking
Homemade Ravioli - Recipe for Three-Cheese...
Homemade ravioli is fun to make if you have the time. This homemade ravioli recipe uses ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan cheese for a flavorful, creamy combination.
Mixing Bowl Buying Guide
A set of mixing bowls is truly a kitchen essential. Here's a guide to the different types of mixing bowls so you can choose the best ones for your needs.
Review of Lodge Cast Iron Cookware
A review of the Lodge Logic line of cast iron cookware.
How to Smoke Salmon in a Stovetop Smoker
Learn how to smoke salmon in a stovetop smoker. This step by step tutorial will explain how to smoke salmon, using a stovetop smoker. Once you master the basics of using a stovetop smoker with these instructions, you can easily smoke other kinds of food.
Review of the Ninja Professional Blender (Model...
The Ninja Professional Blender is one of the most affordable high-powered blenders on the market. Read a review of the Ninja Professional Blender.
Chocolate Glaze
This chocolate glaze can be used to drizzle over bundt cakes, sugar cookies, doughnuts, quick breads and more. This chocolate glaze is rich and decadent and dries to a shiny, but soft, consistency.
KitchenAid Classic Series Stand Mixer (Model...
A KitchenAid stand mixer on the countertop is a status symbol in the kitchens of many cooking enthusiast. The classic series KitchenAid mixer is the company's entry-level product but still delivers power and versatility. Read the review of the Classic Series KitchenAid stand mixer, model K45SSWH.
A kitchen checklist of the basic equipment...
What cooking equipment do you need to outfit your kitchen? This basic kitchen checklist includes just the must-have tools needed for making most recipes.
Is there eco-friendly nonstick cookware?
Learn about eco-friendly alternatives to nonstick cookware.
Review of Crock-Pot Slow Cooker with eLume...
The Crock-Pot Slow Cooker with eLume Touchscreen Technology has a sleek design and a fun touchscreen control panel. Read the review of the Crock-Pot Slow Cooker with eLume Touchscreen Technology.
Review of Swiss Diamond Nonstick Cookware
Swiss Diamond Nonstick Cookware. Pan pros (durable, oven-safe, heat-retaining) and cons (heavy, expensive, hard to clean.) Worth the price.
Choosing a Cutting Board
Cutting boards range in terms of size, price and what they're made of. Here's what you need to know to choose the best cutting board for your needs.
Butter Roasted Potatoes
Served at breakfast or as a side dish at dinner, these roasted potatoes are flavored with a touch of butter and a sprinkling of fresh thyme. Roasted potatoes are easy to make and always a hit.
What is Induction Cooking?
Induction cooking is one of the newest, most high-tech cooking methods. Learn what induction cooking is and whether it's right for you.
The Best Burger Recipe Made Indoors
Not all burger recipes are as delicious when made indoors. But this recipe, which adds flavor to the meat with the additions of molasses and Worcestershire sauce, gives burgers enough flavor to stand on their own, even without the smoky flavor that's missing from indoor grilling. This burger recipe is ideal for a lean ground meat like bison or turkey.
Review: Victorinox Swiss Classic Chef's Knife
The Victorinox Swiss Classic Chef's Knife has a reasonable price and a stellar performance. Read a review to learn about this kitchen knife.
8 Must-Read Tips for Making Homemade Ice Cream
Making ice cream at home is a fun and gratifying pastime. Here are some tips for getting the best results when you're making ice cream in a home ice cream maker.
Profile of Saladmaster
Saladmaster is a line of cookware and other cooking equipment that can only be purchased through an authorized dealer. Read a profile of Saladmaster and its product line.
Valentine's Day Gifts for Cooks
If your Valentine is happiest in the kitchen, give him or her a Valentine's Day gift from the heart. These Valentine's Day gifts for cooks are sure to inspire romance – not to mention an excellent meal or two.
Baking Sheet Buying Guide
A guide to buying baking sheets.
Review of Anolon Nouvelle Copper Cookware
Anolon Nouvelle Copper Cookware is a line of cookware from Meyer Corp. made of three types of metal, with a nonstick interior.
The must-have countertop appliances for your...
The appliances you need for a well-equipped kitchen
Chef's Pan
Chef's Pan. Cooking Equipment. Page 7.
Guide to Cookware Shapes
Pots and pans come in many different shapes, each with specific features that make it ideal for certain techniques and types of recipes. This cookware guide will help you identify the characteristics of the wide range of pots and pans, and what purpose each piece of cookware is best suited for.
Cast Iron Cooking Tips
Tips on cooking with and caring for cast iron cookware.
Tips for cleaning and caring for cookware
Your cookware is probably the hardest-working cooking equipment in your kitchen, and it can also be the most challenging to keep clean. Follow these tips for how to clean cookware, from cast iron to stainless steel to nonstick. It's also a good idea to refer to the cookware manufacturer's instructions or website to find out specific recommendations on how to clean your cookware.
How to use a potato ricer for mashed potatoes
A potato ricer will give you perfectly smooth mashed potatoes. Learn how to use a potato ricer for the best mashed potatoes and other uses.
Your guide to buying kitchen cutlery
This guide will help you pick the best knives and cutlery for your needs.
Shepherd's Pie
Shepherd's pie is a great way to make use of leftover beef stew and mashed potatoes. This recipe for shepherd's pie is easy to assemble and makes a delicious and comforting weeknight meal.
9 Uses for a Culinary Torch
If you have a culinary torch that you rarely use, check out some of the ways you can make the most of it, including roast peppers, crème brulee, and more.
Make Delicious Grilled Tuna Steaks with Asian...
Easy enough for a weeknight, special enough for company, these marinated tuna steaks cook up quickly on a contact grill.
The Best Way to Care for Kitchen Knifes
Take care of your kitchen knives and they'll last you a lifetime. Follow these dos and don'ts for the best ways to clean and maintain your kitchen cutlery.
Tips and Information on Making Homemade Ice Cream
Nothing compares to the flavor and texture of homemade ice cream. Here's what you need to know to get started making your own homemade ice cream.
What NOT to do in the kitchen.
Maintaining and using your cooking equipment properly will extend its life and give you better results. Here is a list of 10 no-nos when it comes to using and caring for cooking equipment.
Ninja's Latest Intro is a Coffee Maker
A first look at the Ninja Coffee Bar
Nonstick Cookware Tips: How to Use and Care for...
Tips for using and caring for nonstick cookware
10 Must-Have Kitchen Gadgets and Tools
These must-have kitchen gadgets and tools will make every cook's life a little bit easier.
KitchenAid 13-cup Food Processor Review, Model...
A review of KitchenAid's 13-Cup Food Processor, model KFP1333.
Shopping for the best egg cookers
To make soft boiled or hard boiled eggs, nothing beats an egg cooker for ease of use and convenience. These egg cookers offer a wide range of varieties and price points.
Pressure Cooker Tip - Quick Soaking Beans in a...
Using a pressure cooker for quick soaking beans.
How to Make Steel Cut Oats in a Slow Cooker
Steel cut oats take a notoriously long time to cook, but this makes them ideal for cooking overnight in the slow cooker. Made in the slow cooker, steel cut oats become soft and creamy.
Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings Recipe
A steaming bowl of chicken and dumplings is comfort food at its best. This recipe for chicken and dumplings simmers for hours in a slow cooker.
Learn about a rondeau pan and what it's for
Learn about a rondeau pan. Cooking Equipment.
Recipe for basic pie crust
This basic pie crust recipe requires only 4 ingredients (one of which is water) and can be made in just a few minutes.
Recipe for homemade spinach pasta
Make homemade spinach pasta by adding pureed spinach to pasta dough, which turns it a brilliant green and gives it a boost of vitamins.
Fagor Electric Multi Cooker
A handy multitasker in the kitchen, ideal for kitchens with limited storage space, but each of its functions doesn't necessarily have the full features.
Sweet and Spicy Dry Rub
Use this dry rub to season chicken or pork. With herbs, garlic, paprika and brown sugar, plus a little kick of cayenne, this dry rub recipe strikes the perfect balance between sweet and spicy.
The Coolest Cutting Boards
If you're looking for a cutting board, there are myriad options out there for you to choose from, in all shapes, sizes and materials. Here are some of the coolest cutting boards on the market.
5 New Kitchen Appliances
Straight from one of the biggest housewares-industry shows in the world, here are some of the latest kitchen countertop appliances to watch for.
Recipe for Brisket with Vegetables and Balsamic...
Among the best beef brisket recipes are those for the pressure cooker. Pressure cooking brisket takes only an hour and yields tender, moist brisket.
Review: Max Burton Induction Cooktop
Review of the Max Burton Induction Cooktop
Recipe for Make-your-own Calzones
Make your own calzones with the fillings of your choice with this easy recipe for calzones. Use a bread machine pizza dough and a quick homemade pizza sauce to make these calzones.
A review of the Dash Blender
The new Dash blender is giving Vitamix and Blendtec a run for their money.
You Need These Awesome KitchenAid Stand Mixer...
KitchenAid's coolest attachments make the stand mixer even more versatile.
An easy fruit strudel recipe made with puff...
Pie filling, frozen puff pastry and a simple icing are all it takes to make this easy fruit strudel recipe.
Butternut Squash and Ginger Soup
This butternut squash and ginger soup was created by Danny Boome of Rescue Chef and The Chew, using T-Fal's Ingenio cookware.
The best tools for making and serving salads
All the tools needed to make and serve salad.
Review of All-Clad MC2 Line
A review of the All-Clad MC2 cookware.
Recipe for Pressure Cooker Applesauce
Get the taste of a long-simmered applesauce in minutes by making it in a pressure cooker. This applesauce is chunky, tart and chock-full of cinnamon.
George Foreman Evolve Grill
The George Foreman Evolve Grill aims to do it all, with a host of interchangeable plates. But as a grill, it's a little lacking.
Recipe for creamy tomato soup
A blender or immersion blender makes this easy tomato soup recipe velvety smooth. Use canned roasted tomatoes in this tomato soup recipe for the best flavor.
Is the Vitamix 5200 the Right Blender for You?
Vitamix blenders are among the most powerful blenders on the market, and also some of the most expensive. Read the review of the Vitamix 5200 blender to determine if a Vitamix is a good choice for you.
Does the blade on a food processor or blender...
Do food processor or blender blades ever need to be replaced or sharpened? This article explains how to clean and care for food processor and blender blades.
SousVide Supreme Home Sous Vide Machine
Sous vide cooking has become popular thanks to the molecular gastronomy movement and celebrity chefs like Thomas Keller and Richard Blais. The SousVide Supreme allows home cooks to try their hand at sous vide cooking. Read the review of the SousVide Supreme to see if it's a good investment for your kitchen.
The Best Deep Fryers to Buy
This roundup of some of the best deep fryers on the market will help you choose one that works for you.
Lime Rickey
A lime rickey is a fizzy, tart nonalcoholic drink. Made with fresh lime juice, simple sugar and seltzer water, lime rickey is the perfect refreshing summer drink.
Review of the Vitamix Professional Series 750
A review of the Vitamix 750 blender.
Learn all about the metals used for flatware...
A guide to sterling, silver plate, stainless steel, pewter, aluminum and other metals used for flatware and serveware.
Grill Pan
Grill Pan. Cooking Equipment. Page 8.
A review of the OXO Good Grips V-Blade...
The OXO Good Grips V-Blade Mandoline Slicer has some nice safety features and is easy to use, once you master the basics.
How to Choose the Right Bread Machine: Your...
A bread machine will give you fresh, warm loaves of bread whenever you want them, with little effort. Here's what you need to know when you're shopping for a bread machine.
Carving Knife
Cooking Equipment. Page 3.
Review of the Cuisinart Griddler GR-4
This review outlines the pros and cons of the versatile Cuisinart Griddler, which can serve as a contact grill, a grill top, a griddle and a sandwich press.
How to Make Pesto
Basil pesto, made with basil plucked right from the garden, is one of summer's greatest pleasures. Here's how to make pesto with your food processor.
Carrot Apple Ginger Juice Recipe
This juicer recipe for carrot apple ginger juice has a hearty flavor with just a bite of ginger. This recipe is sure to become one of your favorite juicer recipes.
Food Processor Cookbook Review: 125 Best Food...
Cookbook author George Geary wants to make sure you get your money's worth from your food processor, and he's put together 125 recipes to create a food processor cookbook that will give your machine a workout.
Spice-Rubbed Rotisserie Chicken
You can easily make restaurant-quality rotisserie chicken at home with this recipe. This spice-rubbed rotisserie chicken recipe is easy to make in a countertop rotisserie oven. Roast it in the oven if you don't have a rotisserie.
Learn the definition of convection cooking and...
An explanation of convection cooking and how to adjust a recipe for convection.
Stand Mixers at Every Price
Stand mixer options, and tips for buying them.
How to Make an Ice Bath
Instructions for how to prepare and use an ice bath in cooking.
Cuisinart Automatic Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream...
Cuisinart's most basic ice cream maker is inexpensive and easy to use. This ice cream maker features an insulated freezer bowl, eliminating the need for ice and salt like old-fashioned ice cream makers.
Review of 360 Cookware
360 Cookware is high-quality cookware with a special claim - it purports to cook in its own vapors, without added fat and oil. Read the review of 360 Cookware to see if it works.
The lowdown on spiral vegetable cutters
A look at spiral slicers for making vegetable noodles.
Review of the KitchenAid Ice Cream Maker...
A review of the KitchenAid Ice Cream Maker Attachment, which fits nearly all models of the stand mixer.
Review of the Panasonic 5.5 Cup Rice Cooker...
This Panasonic Fuzzy Logic Rice Cooker does much more than cook perfect rice.
Review of the Hurom Slow Juicer HH Elite
A review of the Hurom HH Elite juicer
DeLonghi Gelato Maker
The DeLonghi Gelato Maker (Model GM6000) has a compression freezer so you can make authentic-tasting gelato at a moment's notice. Read the review.
A review of the Hamilton Beach 3-in-1 Slow Cooker
This slow cooker, or crock pot, has a clever design in which three different sized crocks fit into one base, enabling the cook to make slow cooker recipes for two or for a crowd.
Recipe for Four-Vegetable Lasagna
Four vegetables go into this hearty lasagna recipe.
Countertop appliances to add to your kitchen
Once you've got your must-have kitchen appliances, continue setting up your kitchen with an assortment of small kitchen appliances that aren't necessarily essential but are always nice to have.
Review: Misto Gourmet Olive Oil Sprayer
The Misto is a reusable oil sprayer that allows you to use healthier oils.
Comparing Stainless Steel Indoor Grills –...
If you want the versatility of year-round indoor grilling coupled with a well-designed product that will meet your contemporary kitchen, opt for a stainless steel indoor grill. This article compares two of the most popular stainless indoor grills: George Foreman's Stainless Steel Grill and Breville's Indoor BBQ and Grill.
Fagor Portable Induction Cooktop
The Fagor Portable Induction Cooktop is a sleek, efficient, safe cooktop that can serve as a portable kitchen or an extra burner in your own kitchen. Read the review of the Fagor Portable Induction Cooktop.
Emulsify or Emulsion
What does it mean to emulsify something? Definition of emulsify or emulsified.
Chicken and Barley Stew in the Slow Cooker
Hearty barley, savory herbs and chopped vegetables make this Slow Cooker Chicken and Barley Stew one of the tastiest slow cooker chicken recipes around.
Israeli Couscous with Parmesan and Spinach
Israeli couscous is a quick and easy side dish. This Israeli couscous with spinach and parmesan cheese is satisfying and kid-friendly.
Should You Get the KitchenAid 5-Speed Blender...
Loaded with features, KitchenAid's 5-Speed Blender is one of the most powerful blenders on the market.
Dutch Oven
Dutch Oven. Cooking Equipment. Page 12.
Recipe for an easy braided apple walnut strudel
Frozen puff pastry makes this braided apple-walnut strudel a cinch to make.
Review of the Cuisinart Combo Steam+Convection...
A review of the Cuisinart Combo Steam+Convection Oven
Fish Tacos with Fajita-Grilled Vegetables and...
These fish tacos have a summery flavor, with tangy cilantro-lime slaw. But you can enjoy fish tacos year-round when you make them on an indoor grill or grill pan.
A review of the All-Clad 7-Quart Slow Cooker
The All-Clad slow cooker has an aluminum insert that can be used on the stove.
A review of the Panasonic Automatic Bread Maker
A review of Panasonic's Automatic Bread Maker, a good all-purpose bread machine for the beginning bread baker.
Poached Chicken or Turkey Breasts
This recipe for poached chicken makes it easy to cook chicken or turkey to use in salads, pot pies, soups, sandwiches and other recipes calling for cooked chicken or turkey. Poached chicken is simple to make and can even be served on its own as an easy main course.
Easy chili recipe
An easy chili recipe that can be made with meat or vegetarian.
This quick fried rice recipe uses take-out...
A quick and easy fried rice recipe using leftovers.
Whisks Buyers Guide
There are a number of different whisk shapes available. Learn what each shape is best for.

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