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NEW Capresso Coffee a la Carte Review – Coffee & Tea from the Same Machine!

by Shaun March 5, 2014

Coffee and Tea from the same machine.  Single serving or a carafe.  How did they do it? Leave it to the folks at Jura-Capresso Coffee and Espresso Machines to give you the answer. Jura AG, founded in Switzerland in 1931, and Capresso, founded in the U.S. in 1994, joined as Jura-Capresso to make automatic coffee […]

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Dear MetroKitchen: What is the difference between a boning knife and a fillet knife?

by Shaun February 16, 2012

  Boning knives are commonly used specifically for removing bones from meat while fillet knives are commonly used for removing bones and skin from meat, especially fish. There is some overlap as boning knives can be used for filleting and there are some all-purpose, boning/fillet knives.

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Dear MetroKitchen: Help with Copper Cookware Discoloration!

by Shaun October 5, 2011

Why are my copper pots easily becoming discolored and what can I do about it?   Copper is a very beautiful metal but also requires regular maintenance to keep it from looking tarnished and discolored. Just touching copper can cause it to look green or black. However, restoring copper cookware is rather simple with the […]

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What is the difference between a boning knife and a fillet knife?

by Shaun June 22, 2011

Dear MetroKitchen, What is the difference between a boning knife and a fillet knife? Boning knives are commonly used specifically for removing bones from meat while fillet knives are commonly used for removing bones and skin from meat, especially fish.  There is some overlap as boning knives can be used for filleting and there are […]

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Dear MetroKitchen: What are the Water Spots on my Stainless Steel Cookware?

by Shaun June 7, 2011

This is a first in a weekly series of questions we’ve received relating to products, maintenance, and care.  Enjoy! Dear MetroKitchen:  I have these weird spots on my stainless steel cookware that look like water spots.  I thought stainless steel was supposed to be just that, stainless.  What can I do to get rid of […]

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Dishwasher-Safe Nonstick Cookware

by Shaun January 25, 2011

Nonstick cookware makes for easy clean-up. A great reason to buy it! The disadvantage is that most nonstick cookware requires wood or nylon utensils and is not dishwasher safe. When you want durable, dishwasher-safe nonstick cookware, take a look at these brands. Scanpan and Swiss Diamond nonstick cookware are the best and most durable nonstick […]

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What is the difference between a salt mill and a pepper grinder?

by Shaun March 25, 2010

While it may seem obvious to some, it’s a legitimate question and one which frequently comes to customer service here at MetroKitchen.  Although a similarly styled Peugeot salt mill and Peugeot pepper mill (or pepper grinders) may look the same, there are important distinctions.

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