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Introducing Amoretti Brothers Copper Cookware

by admin July 19, 2013

MetroKitchen is thrilled to be the first company partnering with the Amoretti Brothers to bring you beautiful and extremely functional copper cookware. Here’s a little history on how Amoretti Brothers cookware developed. When the Amoretti family launched their first collection of vases and chargers in 2006, they had been living in Mexico for only four […]

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MetroKitchen Cooking Terms Glossary #5 – S for Sizzle!

by admin July 17, 2013

MetroKitchen Cooking Terms Glossary #5 – S for sizzle! Sauce – generally, a thickened liquid used to add flavor to other foods. Sautéing – a dry heat cooking method that uses conduction to transfer heat from a hot pan to food with the aid of a small amount of hot fat. Cooking is usually done […]

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MetroKitchen Cooking Terms Glossary #4 – P thru R

by admin July 10, 2013

MetroKitchen Cooking Terms Glossary #4 – P thru R Pan-Frying – a dry heat cooking method in which food is placed in a moderate amount of fat. Papillote, en – a cooking method in which food is wrapped in paper or foil and then heated so that the food steams in its own moisture. Parboiling […]

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MetroKitchen Cooking Terms Glossary #3

by admin June 26, 2013

MetroKitchen Cooking Terms Glossary #3 G thru N Ganache – a rich blend of chocolate and heavy cream and flavorings (if you desire). Also used as a pastry or candy filling or frosting. Hollandaise – an emulsified sauce, leading sauce or mother sauce, made of butter, egg yolks and, most frequently, lemon juice. Induction Cooking […]

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MetroKitchen Cooking Terms Glossary Part 2

by admin June 19, 2013

We get lots of questions at MetroKitchen on picking the right product for the right cooking technique.   This is the second in a series of MetroKitchen Cooking Terms Glossary. Please let us know if you have other terms or suggestions for us to add. Thanks! Caramelization – the process of cooking sugars; the browning […]

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Wusthof Classic BBQ Set for Father’s Day

by admin June 12, 2013

This exclusive set at MetroKitchen is the perfect gift for dad! The Wusthof Classic BBQ Knife is the ideal grilling knife. It’s a 6 in. blade with a razor-sharp edge and a classic clip-point design. The clip-point gives you great control when removing silver skin or gristle from a beef roast or raw chicken breast. […]

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Wusthof Classic Ikon 8 inch Chef’s Knife

by admin September 24, 2009

Every year there is some new gimmick knife that is supposed to replace all others. For my money, I prefer the Wusthof Classic Ikon 8 inch Chef’s knife. Why this particular knife? There are SO many reasons this is THE knife for me. First off it is truly an icon, truly classic in appearance. The […]

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Essential Tools for Cooking: Induction Cooking Magic

by admin December 15, 2008

Today we have a special guest contributor – Joe Girard from Rouxbe Online Cooking School: Okay…We are continually asked to talk about kitchen tools and equipment. I know how important this is because there are so many tools out there that cost a heck of a lot of money and many of them are not […]

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