My New Smoker and Her Maiden Voyage


While working at the store over these last 4 1/2 months, I’ve seen and learned some really cool new things. For example, I can now practically debone a lamb leg and tie it up into a handsome roast with my eyes shut and I recently also got to try my hand at taking apart some pork shoulders. In particular, I have become enamored of one particular cooking technique that we employ very often to produce some incredibly tasty meaty treats – smoking. Sure, I’ve eaten smoked foods in … [Read more...]



With the busy lives we all lead in today’s society sometimes it’s easy to skip the first meal of the day just to get those extra few minutes of sleep, however it isn’t called the most important meal of the day for no reason! Breakfast is a very important meal for many reasons a few of which I’ll touch upon now. The word ‘breakfast’ has its origins in ‘breaking the fast’, that is the fast your body has been doing overnight, which is why it is so essential for your … [Read more...]



Yes ! This is what was served to some very close family people on the dinner last sunday . ANGOORI THANDAI MOUSSE : [makes 2 ] It is one of the best desserts to be served in hot summers. Totally soothing experience. Ingredients: For Thandai paste: Cashewnuts - 5 Almonds - 5 Pistachios - 10 Khuskhus - 1tbsp Melon seeds - 1 tbsp Fennel seeds or saunf - 3 tbsp Cinnamon stick - 1/2 inch Pepper corns - 4-5 Ellaichi or whole green cardamom - 4-5 Rose petals … [Read more...]

Expert advice: Should we choose ceramic cookware?


After stainless steel, Teflon, ceramic happens in our kitchen. Initially used in pots and pans, ceramic develops more and more and we can now even find ceramic utensils. Before changing all our dishes in the ceramic, and before “google” for the best ceramic cookware reviews to buy some, we will study the product and see its advantages and disadvantages to get a wise decision. Ceramic in kitchen The arrival of ceramics in our kitchen Thanks to the great controversy over … [Read more...]

5 Amazing Foods to Keep Your Heart-Healthy


Whether you’ve got a family history of heart disease looming in the background or you’ve already gotten the speech from your doctor concerning your blood pressure and/or cholesterol level, you might be starting to think about changing up your diet to include more heart-healthy foods. Of course, the best place to begin when it comes to taking control of heart health is to cut out the items that are likely to cause the most problems, including foods high in salt, fat, sugar, … [Read more...]

Mfrs. want share of stainless


CHICAGO--Faced with rising aluminum cookware costs and the desire to revamp cookware offerings, retailers are expected to increasingly turn to domestic and imported stainless steel cookware in '84. Consequently, several manufacturers are entering the stainless steel fray, hoping to grab dollars away from dominant Farberware and Revere Ware. Notable among the new entries ers Wear-Ever--whose much discussed line is due at the April NHMA Show--and Meyer Housewares, which … [Read more...]

Club unveils cookware for mass market

JACKSONVILLE, AR--Club Products has taken the wraps off its first cast aluminum cookware collection designed specifically for mass market and promotional department store sales. In an exclusive HOUSEWARES interview, Club VP/Sales Rick Contino said first products in the Duracast line will be two saute pans and two griddles with SilverStone interiors, ceramic exteriors in several colors and phenolic handles. Though specific sizes, colors and suggested retail prices were … [Read more...]

Lack of show doesn’t stop cookware intros

CHICAGO--There may be no January NHMA Show but cookware manufacturers are acting as if they never heard the news. Several aluminum manufacturers--notably Club, Regal and Enterprise--have launched major new lines this month, despite raw material cost increases that have plagued their segment of the industry and caused several to hike prices anywhere from 5%-10%. The new product lines also indicate manufacturers' continued commitment to Silverstone, despite industry … [Read more...]