Appliances / Kitchen Tools Guides

I've created these articles covering the best rice cookers to buy, slow cookers, portable induction cookers, kettles, kitchen utensils, and other accessories for cooking healthy hearty meals in a modern kitchen so that they may help you make informed choices. My buyer's guides will take you through everything you need to know when choosing the particular appliance or product. You'll also find how-to articles and answers to frequently asked questions.

10 Pros And Cons Of Slow Cooker Liners (+ Alternatives)

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Do you hate the clean up after a meal? A slow cooker saves you a bunch of pots and pans to clean but there’s still that one pot that needs soaking and scrubbing. Slow cooker liners (AKA crock pot liners) change that. They make clean up painless and effortless. So, why would you not use … Read more

SOLVED: How To Store Sharp Knives (Ceramic Blades Also)

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Wondering about the best way to safely store sharp knives in your kitchen. If you have purchased ceramic knives, especially, you may be wondering this, as they are super sharp but also fragile. So what’s the best way to store them? Let’s look at knife storage ideas for these sharp knives for safe and durable … Read more

Ceramic Knives Vs Steel Knives In The Kitchen

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In a quandary as to whether to buy ceramic knives vs steel types? Are ceramic knives any good? Here is what to know, including the differences and features to consider. In terms of steel knives vs ceramic ones, are ceramic knives better? Ceramic knives are considered better than steel in properties of sharpness and feel … Read more

How To Clean Crock Pot Inside Out And Top To Bottom

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Here I cover the ins and outs of cleaning a slow cooker with a ceramic bowl (AKA crock pot). This includes how to clean a crock pot with burnt on food, how to clean the crock pot base, the lid, and how to deal with smells, stains, and grease residue, as well as how to … Read more

Can You Dry Cook In A Slow Cooker?

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It can be hard finding time to make a delicious meal for your family every night. One way you can do this is by using a slow cooker. A chicken stew or a chili mince is great… but you could do with a bit of variety, right?  What if you could come home to a tender … Read more