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Tools & Gadgets

Not sure what cheese cloth is or how to use a bamboo steamer? Discover new and the tried and true kitchen tools and gadgets. Determine what you need, what you don't and what to look for when buying.

Cast Iron Cookware
Cast iron cookware has been popular for hundreds of years because of its unique properties that make it excellent for cooking.

Kitchen Knife Primer
Using the correct knife in the kitchen can make tasks easier and safer. The shape, size, and type of blade create unique assets to each knife. Learn the basics about the most common types kitchen knives and how each should be used.

Blender vs Food Processor
What's the Difference Between a Blender and Food Processor?

How Do Pressure Cookers Work?
How do Pressure Cookers Work? The mechanisms and advantages of using a pressure cooker.

The Anatomy of a Chef's Knife
An Illustrated Guide to Chef Knives

Cutting Board Basics
How to Choose & Use a Cutting Board

Slow Cooker Do's and Don'ts
The Do's and Don'ts of using a slow cooker, plus quick tips to make your slow cooker safe and effective.

Crockpot 101
Slow Cooker Tips & Hints

What are Dutch Ovens?
Dutch ovens are a multi-purpose piece of cookware that can be used to saute, fry, bake, roast, braise, or stew. Le Creuset and Lodge are two popular manufacturers of cast iron Dutch ovens.

Kitchen Scales at All Prices
Top Choices for Kitchen Scales at All Prices

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