Category Archives: Kitchen Essentials

The Perfect Pastry Mat – My Latest Kitchen Find

Temapache At my age, and as an experienced cook, I’ve accumulated a lot of kitchen tools over the years.  My pots and pans, knives, and baking equipment are all top quality and old (like me) – but I love what I … Continue reading

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A GRATE Cooking Tip!

buy disulfiram online uk Those of you – and I know this means each and every one of you – who regularly read my posts understand that I don’t use a lot of fancy dancy kitchen equipment.  I’m not a proponent of the latest … Continue reading

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Do The Math: Kitchen Calculations

Caldas da Rainha Let me begin this post by admitting that math is, actually, my strong suit. As far back as I remember I always did much better with math and reasoning skills than language. And I’ve been  proud of  my keen ability … Continue reading

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Kitchen Essentials – Gloves & Citrus Squeezers

Two more mainstays in my kitchen! Number 1: Disposable gloves I use these primarily for removing roasted chicken from the bone, for mixing ground meat or poultry combinations, or for anything where my hands would be hard to clean. They … Continue reading

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December Kitchen Essential – The Tongs

I was cooking the other day, making chicken soup, roasting veggies and then grilling bread for my last tomato salad of the season (<sigh>)…and it occurred to me in one of those “ah hah” moments that I reach for my … Continue reading

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