Category: Kitchen Tools

Cooking From A Recipe

When deciding what to prepare for dinner, I usually assess what ingredients I have in the kitchen and find a corresponding recipe. I hate anything to go to waste.  Although I try to pre-schedule meals and make my shopping list accordingly, at the beginning of the week, somehow a wrench is always thrown in my

How to use measuring devices

Liquid measuring devices:                 These are usually glass or plastic. Fill cup to appropriate line, place on a level surface. Water surface can curve downward, so use bottom of curve for accurate measurement and NOT the edge that is against the cup. Dry measuring devices:                                These devices do not have spouts. Used for powders and sugars. Scoop ingredient in cup, use a knife or straight edge to level off the top of the cup to make a smooth surface and level top Measuring spoons:  Are used to measure both liquid and dry ingredients.  For powders,  scoop ingredient into spoon and level off with a knife or straight edge.  For liquids, pour liquid into spoon by filling It full, level with the top straight edge.       Plunger devices:  Usually made from plastic, plungers are good for any type of thicker ingredient such as syrup or molasses.  They are great for packed brown sugar.  Retract plunger to appropriate amount, fill device and smooth off top with a straight edge. Turn upside down and push ingredients out with plunger.     Please follow and like us:

Easy steak rub/marinade

Last night, we shared a porterhouse steak cooked on the gas grill.  It was amazing.  I came up with a new marinade that was EASY and flavorful. Blot dry your steak with paper towels to allow your rub to adhere. Using our tenderizer, I pressed holes into the steak to allow the marinade to soak