Category - Using appliances & tools

Want to understand how a tool or kitchen appliance works? If so, you’re at the right place! Whether it’s a pressure cooker or a Bundt cake pan, we explore how it works and why it works.

Instantpot Duo Plus 9 in 1 front view

Reviewing the InstantPot – Pressure cooking

We never (or barely ever) made chili from dried beans, or made a meat stew during the week or made our own yogurt. All of that changed when we got our InstantPot, a pressure cooker and yogurt maker (that’s the...

Anova Nano

An introduction to sous vide cooking

It shows up in any cooking competition, or fancy restaurants. There’s even cookbooks devoted to it: sous vide cooking. Sous vide cooking seems to be the perfect match for food scientists and engineers. Cooking in...

InstantPot spare ribs

Spare ribs can take hours to prepare, whether it’s in an oven or on the barbecue. They slowly heat up and become tender and soft with regular basting and watching over the spare ribs. If it’s winter though...

bacon and eggs, fried on a cast-iron griddle

Stop your fried egg from sticking on a cast-iron skillet

Bacon and eggs for breakfast, a classic. On a lazy Sunday morning you’ll talk your time to make some. Grab some eggs and slice some bacon. You pre-heat the skillet while doing so and once it’s nice and warm...