The Clef du Vin wine aging tool really does age wine! I was a bit skeptical (well, actually, VERY skeptical) when I saw it demonstrated at a show. It’s supposed to “age” a glass of wine by one year for every second you leave the key in the wine. I thought, “Yeah, right, like that’s going to happen”. But, stunningly, in 5 seconds the young red wine tasted like it had 5 more years of age on it!
Emile Henry Flame Top cookware is my favorite new line of cookware. I’ve always been a fan of cast iron cookware, but my new ceramic dutch oven has opened up a whole new world for me in my kitchen. My beautiful, yet highly functional blue Flame Top dutch oven is the most versatile, green-friendly cooking vessel in my pantry.
Note: LTD2 is no longer being manufactured, but All-Clad has introduced All-Clad HA1 cookware in 2016 featuring a hard-anodized look with a “commercial strong” exterior, nonstick interior, and is dishwasher safe.
All-Clad, the most popular brand of cookware around the globe, has introduced a new line of cookware called All-Clad LTD2. This new cookware collection is based on the original LTD line, but with new additional features including new d5 technology and dishwasher safe.
Recently I got news about a neighbor, young mother, who found out she has breast cancer. We have boys the same age, so it really hit home. We live in a great community, and all of us got together and decided to act fast and help. We formulated a schedule for the next two weeks to cook homemade meals for our friend after she comes home from surgery. I signed up to make her (well actually for my husband to make) penne ala vodka. Food brings comfort and at the same time we can help someone who cant take care of her family at the moment. Food and cooking brings people together in communities around the world.
It just so happens that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. My dear neighbor did not feel sick or any lumps—they found a one centimeter lump in a routine mammogram. At MetroKitchen, we sell a great product from a great brand that helps to support Breast Cancer Research. [Read more…] about Kyocera Ceramic Knife Honors Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Stacks and stacks of amazingly sharp knives…. Sounds like the scene for a horror flick. No, it’s just Wusthof’s amazing new U.S. headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut. MetroKitchen had a chance to share in the opening festivities. Wusthof family members from Germany, Wolfgang and Harald, were both on hand to celebrate this significant move. Connecticut Culinary Institute even made a special cake, which of course was perfectly sliced by a Wusthof Classic Chefs knife. Yummy! [Read more…] about MetroKitchen tours new U.S. location for Wusthof Knife
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 lines are elegant and engaging. This knife will add to the aesthetics of any kitchen contemporary or traditional in design. [Read more…] about Wusthof Classic Ikon 8 inch Chef’s Knife