Fresh summer vegetables = good eating!

by Katie July 24, 2013

My favorite part of long summer days & fun times spent with family and friends is feeding them all delicious summer vegetables that I’ve grown in my own garden. Every year we grow tomatoes (mostly heirloom, beefsteak & plum), peppers (from jalapenos to bell peppers), cucumbers for salads & smaller cucumbers for pickling, blueberries, zucchini […]

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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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MetroKitchen Glossary: Cooking Terms Part 1

by Lynn June 11, 2013

MetroKitchen experts often get questions about the definition of a variety of words or descriptions related to cooking. We thought you might find a glossary of cooking terms to be helpful. Since there are soooo many terms, we’ll do a few blogs to make it easy. ​If we’ve missed a cooking-related word that you’ve always wondered […]

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Dansk Kobenstyle Review & Moroccan Chicken Recipe!

by Lynn May 1, 2013

We love these new/old Dansk Kobenstyle enameled pots and pans.  We love how easy they are to clean and we love how light they are to handle.  Most of all, we love how they look!   Depending on how old you are, you may remember them at your Mom’s or at a friend’s table in the […]

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Staub Cast Iron Skillets and George’s Perfectly Easy Pancake Recipe

by george March 13, 2013

Here at MetroKitchen we started carrying a bunch of Staub enameled cast iron skillets and frying pans recently.  Made in France, these high-quality Staub frying pans are made from enameled cast iron and have a lifetime warranty. Since I’ve been using one at home on the weekends with great success, I decided to share my […]

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