How-To Guides And Answers to FAQs

I've created these articles on how to carry out caring for your kitchen device so that they may help you maintain your items at their best for longer. You'll find how-to articles and answers to frequently asked questions including how to care for, store, and use them, about their safety, and other tips and hints on improving performance.

How To Clean Crock Pot Inside Out And Top To Bottom

how to clean a crock pot base and insert

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 Cook Things Dry In A Slow Cooker?

can you dry cook in a crock pot

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

Does Your Kettle Keep Turning Itself On? This Might Be Why

KETTLE TURNING ITSELF ON AND OFF BY ITSELF

Kettles can be a source of frustration when they malfunction, for example, when they keep turning on without explanation. It can be disconcerting – and even dangerous – to find any appliance to have “a mind of its own,” so if your kettle keeps turning itself on, the sooner you take care of it the … Read more

Black Residue on Cast Iron Skillet…Is it Harmful?

black residue on cast iron skillet

Sometimes when you’re cooking with a cast iron pan, do you get black specks appearing in your food? Or… a dark residue on the cloth when wiping the pan after cleaning. What’s that black stuff coming off my cast iron pan and should I be worried? Here’s what to know and how to avoid getting … Read more

Do This If Your Rice Cooker Burns Rice on Bottom

RICE COOKER BURNT RICE

Most people look forward to getting a rice cooker because they think it will mean effortless, fluffy, perfectly cooked rice. But, the truth is that it can still take time and experimenting to get that perfect rice, even if you’re using a rice cooker. If you find your rice cooker burns rice, i.e. it is … Read more