I am sure by now most of us have seen the Elektrolux commercial on TV that features an induction cook top. During the entire commercial the intro music from Bewitched is playing so prominently that you cannot ignore it. While they feature other appliances I am certain that it is the induction cook top that led to the choice of the Bewitched music because induction cook tops give a magical element to cooking. It is so efficient you can boil water in 90 seconds! Here are a few other magical things to ponder regarding induction cooking:
People frequently say, “variety is the spice of life” but there is more than spice to consider when cooking. Choosing the right stainless steel cookware for you is critical. Even when you have decided to go for the name brand and gold standard, All-Clad cookware, there are still others things to consider. All-Clad has been making fully-clad stainless steel cookware for more than 20 years. Now All-Clad has introduced a new line: All-Clad d5 stainless steel cookware. What’s the difference between these two All-Clad stainless steel cookware lines?
The brand new Zwilling JA Henckels Twin Profection knives is more than just another line of kitchen cutlery. They are certainly great looking thanks to renowned Italian architect and designer Matteo Thun who designed Profection cutlery. My first impression of these knives had me referring to them as the “Orient Express” of knife lines — a matter of east meeting west in cutlery. Upon closer inspection I have to admit there is more to the story. This is the story of form meeting function in a warm embrace!
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Denmark has blessed the world with a line of non-stick cookware that will stand the test of time! While I have owned very expensive non-stick cookware in the past, none has compared to ScanPan. What makes this brand of non-stick cookware truly remarkable?
Of all the many brands on MetroKitchen, I am certain that Tim Allen of “Home Improvement” fame would be all over Vitamix blenders and food processors. His comic quest for more horse power would lead him on a crash course for an appliance like Vita-Mix. These machines have 2 plus peak horsepower and the blades spin at 240 miles per hour at the highest setting. These products are built in the USA, in Cleveland, Ohio and are built to last! There are two models to chose from, the Turbo Blend 4500 and the CIA Pro Series which is comparable to the Vita-Mix 5200 series.
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One of the frequent questions we get here at MetroKitchen customer service is “My stainless steel cookware has become discolored. How can I restore its luminous finish?” Or various iterations of the same question.
Before we get into the solution, let’s talk about some of the reasons your stainless steel cookware may become discolored or end up with a bluish hue: