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 pots and pans you can find.
Previously, we discussed some tips to picking the essential knives for your kitchen. Today, we’re covering how best to care and protect your knives so that they last a lifetime.
When you buy high quality kitchen cutlery from companies like Wusthof, Zwilling J.A. Henckels, Shun, Kyocera, and Global; you’re making a lifetime investment. These knife manufacturers have been in business for decades and stand behind their knives with lifetime warranties. It’s still important, however, to properly store, use, and care for your kitchen cutlery in order to keep them in the best possible working condition. This guide will help you save time in the future by making good knife care habits.
It’s the time of year…when SO many thoughts turn to FOOD! Amazingly, Thanksgiving is less than three weeks away. Are you ready? I’m not. This year, I need to get a real roasting pan. Here are a few questions that can help you (and me) find the right roaster:
How big of a turkey do I need to make?
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?
“What are the basic pieces of cookware I should have in my kitchen?”, is a frequently asked question received in our customer service department. MetroKitchen has compiled a list of “must have” cookware pieces that we promise, you will reach for daily, no matter what cooking skills you may have. From dutch ovens to All-Clad fry pans, this list will help you decide what you need. [Read more…] about A Guide to Essential Cookware for your Kitchen
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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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?
A Cookware FAQ-Ply Cookware: What is tri-ply cookware? 5-ply cookware? Even 7-ply cookware? This is one of the frequently asked questions we receive at MetroKitchen. If you are in the market for some new 3-ply cookware or 5-ply cookware, you are probably going to do some research to decide which is the right type of ply cookware for you. Here is some great information to help you in your quest to find out the difference between tri-ply (or 3-ply) and 5-ply, and other ply cookware available in today’s marketplace.
Ask a professional chef what type of pots and pans you need in your kitchen. Most would recommend at least one piece of cast iron cookware in every kitchen because of its versatility and even heating qualities. If you have one of your grandmother’s skillets, perfect! If not, here’s some information to help you decide what type of cast iron pot or pan is best for what you like to cook. [Read more…] about Cast Iron Cookware: A Must for your Kitchen