5 Bread-baking Essentials for Your Kitchen
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5 Bread-baking Essentials for Your Kitchen

Bread baking is not rocket science. The loaves of bread displayed in shops and you regularly eat don’t happen in one snap. In fact, bread baking is one of the most elaborate preparations to pull through, especially if you don’t have enough baking experience. While passion for baking can be a driving force for success,…

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Storing bulk food the (easy? cheap? green?) way

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Buying food in bulk and preserving from your garden and farmer's markets is as an awesome way to save money and capture maximum nutrition, but there's even one more reason to love those frugal habits: they reduce waste and help save the earth, too. A 25-pound…

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Forget the Double Boiler; Try This Instead!
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Forget the Double Boiler; Try This Instead!

A double boiler is one of those pieces of kitchen equipment that I've just never been able to bring myself to buy. It's not that I don't need one from time to time, especially around Christmas and Valentine's Day, but that melting chocolate or assembling a cream sauce without a double boiler is so very…

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Top Tips to Grill Like a Pro This Summer
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Top Tips to Grill Like a Pro This Summer

Summer means bringing out your barbecue gear and having a lazy afternoon of fun and food, grilling with your best friends. This way, you also get a chance to brush up on your outdoor cooking skills. Getting all things together and organizing the barbecue is half the fun. Although not difficult, many people get overwhelmed…

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Aluminum cookware guide: the pros & cons
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Aluminum cookware guide: the pros & cons

In the evolution of time, with the advancement of technology, there has been an improvement from women's hairdressing materials to cooking utensils. At one time, earthenware was the only recourse for cooking utensils. People could not imagine cooking without earthenware. Now in the modern era, civilization has improved. People have learned to use different metals…

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Tips for Maintaining the Safety of Your Kitchen
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Tips for Maintaining the Safety of Your Kitchen

Your kitchen can be a dangerous place for your kids as well as yourself. Think about it: your kitchen is essentially a big room full of sharp objects, burners, and caustic cleaning solutions.  Luckily, here are a few simple tips to keep help make your kitchen a safe place, especially when you have little ones: Balance…

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How to Froth Milk Without Any Special Equipment

I pretty much consider coffee to be one of life's greatest simple pleasures, and over the past year, that's evolved from a love of coffee in general to a love of lattes in particular.  This article will show you how to froth milk without any special equipment. My husband surprised me with an inexpensive latte…

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Kitchen Gadgets that Help Make Meal Prep a Breeze
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Kitchen Gadgets that Help Make Meal Prep a Breeze

We know that a mother's responsibilities are countless and exhausting; it's a never-ending loop of cleaning, washing, kid’s time, and cooking. What about a working mom's responsibilities? They must be very hectic and overwhelming, especially single moms. However, thanks to technology, nowadays, one of the tasks will be very easy and quick for you as…

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Making the Perfect Cappuccino at Home

  I'm not really a coffee snob.  I really, really love coffee, and I have strong opinions about what I do or don't like, but I don't know all of the terms or processes for making good coffee, and I'm not sure any of my opinions are the "right" ones.  Despite my lack of expertise, when Braun…

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6 lessons I’ve learned about kids in the kitchen

We're traveling this week and next, so I'm sharing some of my favorite posts from the archives. Since I talked a little bit about our new "assigned meal prep days" in Monday's post, this seemed like an appropriate follow-up! Our girls are constantly asking to help in the kitchen, and—if I'm honest—I still cringe a little…

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