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There’s nothing in this world that excites me more other than cooking. From appetizers to desserts, since then, I’ve always been passionate on making foods.

Kitchen Safety Alert: The Best Pot Holders For Burn Free Hands
Mar 08

Kitchen Safety Alert: The Best Pot Holders For Burn Free Hands

By Rose | Kitchen & Table Linens

As someone who cooks on a fairly regular basis, burns have always been something that I watch out for. A few years ago, I had to learn a big lesson about being extra careful when working in the kitchen. This was when I carelessly held the handles of my pot without a mitt while I was about to drain my boiling pasta. It was so painful, I spilled some boiling water onto my shoes (it was a good thing I was wearing clogs) and suffered some pretty nasty burns on my palms. I was unable to hold things for a few days afterwards because of that accident. But worst of all, I was not able to cook for weeks. Hello, Chinese takeout meals and TV dinners!

Nowadays, you will never see me without my trusty pot holders. You might be surprised to find out that I have dozens of them in my kitchen. They come in various colors and textures, and you would not believe how many of these babies I have gone through each year. However, it is very much worth it, as I have not had been burnt since.

So this has got me wondering, has anyone ever done a decent review of pot holders? Well, I scoured everywhere and found there was a lack of decent material on the best pot holders, which is concerning considering that kitchen safety materials like these are so important when you are a professional or home cook.

So I decided to come out with a list of the best pot holders out there. Hope you guys enjoy this one!

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Heat On! The Five Best Ways To Reheat Tamales
Mar 07

Heat On! The Five Best Ways To Reheat Tamales

By Rose | Storing Tips

Tamale is a classic dish derived from Mesoamerican cuisine. While there are plenty of variations on this dish, the recipe is made of dough that’s steamed inside a corn husk or banana leaf. This gives the dough a distinct flavor and fantastic corn (or banana leaf) aroma.

The history of tamale is a rich and interesting one. It originated thousands of years ago, and the first pictorial reference to it was found in 100AD in Guatemala. The tamale was also used by the Aztecs and Mayas as a means of taking food along with them on long journeys. Apart from being the perfect lunchbox meal in South America and Mesoamerican areas, it was also considered to be devine food.

As you can see, tamale is a very well-traveled dish that crosses cultures and is extremely popular!

So today, I want to help those of you who love munching tamale (which includes me, of course!). If you have cooked too much and have a lot of leftovers, then reheating them the next day again is a big no-brainer (nothing could be sadder than wasted tamale.) However, heating tamales the right way is no easy task, as they can end up dry and starchy if you are not careful. So today, I want to help you learn how to heat tamale properly.

So get your Mexican hats and fiesta face ready, because here are the five best ways to reheat tamale.

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Chili Bottom Line: What’s Best To Eat With Stuffed Peppers For Dinner?
Mar 05

Chili Bottom Line: What’s Best To Eat With Stuffed Peppers For Dinner?

By Rose | Main Dish

Do you love bell peppers? You know, those large red or green peppers that typically end up as a pizza topper or in a bed of salad. You can also see them in many Mexican dishes, like fajitas and burritos, as well as Asian stir-fry cooking. Truly, the humble bell pepper can be seen virtually everywhere.

Well, if you love munching on these vibrant goodies, then you will definitely love what we are going to talk about today.

One of the things most often say about this fantastic fruit (yes, pepper is technically a fruit) is how plain and boring it is when eaten by itself, but there are numerous ways that you can serve with bell peppers that give it that extra pizzazz. One great way is to stuff them with a variety of meat, cheese, and veggies. There are dozens of ways to make your own stuffed peppers. Here are a few examples of stuffed bell pepper fillings.

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The Best Of Blackstone: Grills And Griddles Reviews
Feb 24

The Best Of Blackstone: Grills And Griddles Reviews

By Rose | Grills & Smokers

Blackstone is a reputable kitchen brands and leading producer of high-quality cooking equipment. In this guide, I will showcase some of the best Blackstone grills, and provide you with reviews that you’ll never see on the internet.

A griddle, or cooking grill, is an ergonomic cooking appliance that allows you to simplify the process of grilling food. They are not the most important devices in your kitchen, but they will greatly benefit you. Delicacies like steaks, pancakes, and breakfast items can be prepared perfectly with them.

A griddle has various uses, and can be used outdoors as well as in the home. If you have an RV or camping vehicle, then you can bring them along without a problem.

There are a variety of griddle brands that you can see today. But if you want to get a reputable product, always prioritize Blackstone’s devices. Their grills offer a premium design and great features without compromising on either the cost or value.

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Getting Grilled: Guaranteed Ways To Thicken BBQ Sauce
Feb 22

Getting Grilled: Guaranteed Ways To Thicken BBQ Sauce

By Rose | Condiments , Sauce

If you go outdoors and smell the delicious aroma of sizzling food cooking on the good ole’ grill wafting through the summer air, then you can be assured that the BBQ season has well and truly arrived. And we all know what that means: a jolly good time with friends and family. It’s great to see the children playing by the pool while the adults chat and soak up the beautiful summer sun. And of course, let’s not forget the fantastic meat being served up in the backyard. Nothing beats this. It does not matter which part of the world you live in, everybody, from all walks of life, loves a good BBQ party.

What really excites me is getting the grill all fired up so that I can cook up a wide array of meat with some of my seriously delicious BBQ sauce. We all know the quality of the meat is very important, but so is your BBQ sauce. A good slather of sweet and tangy BBQ sauce will turn you into a grilling legend in the eyes of your loved ones.

The secret to making a good BBQ sauce is its thickness. In fact, the thicker the BBQ sauce is, the more flavor it will give to your meat. A good coating will stick better to whatever you are cooking, give a caramelized crunch to your ribs, and a bolder, deeper flavor to your meat.

After all, there is nothing quite as disappointing as a watered down BBQ sauce. It’s really tough to see fantastic cuts of meat being wasted by a sub-par sauce. I swear a thousand butchers weep every time a piece of meat is grilled with watery BBQ sauce, so I have written this article for all the butchers and aspiring grillers out there! I want to share these five guaranteed ways to thicken BBQ sauce with you all.

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