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We like to think of our kitchens as rooms that we store energy in, in the form of food which we have access to at any point. But the kitchen was always a place to prepare meals and cook them. Nowadays many people don’t even bother with buying the right kind of equipment in the kitchen so that they will be able to do so. When they have no other option, suddenly the takeaway starts to look very tempting. And with this, down goes your health and how you feel about your body image. However, if you have a few good utensils in the kitchen, that can do multiple things, then suddenly the doors of options open and you can make almost anything you want.
Pestle and mortar, peelers and grates
Normally the kitchen drawer is full of just knives and forks, but there should also be plenty of room for the essential preparation tools for vegetable and fruits. You don’t need anything extra like a food processor or a garlic crusher to do the work for you. Instead, the pestle and mortar is the heavy duty friend that can help you crush garlic, black pepper, ginger, etc., and allow you to make pastes. Pastes come in handy for dressings, marinades, and lots of another kind of preparational aspects of cooking a meal. A basic peeler is great for cutting the skin off tough and dense vegetables like courgettes and potatoes. Another basic tool, the one-sided grater comes in handy for cheeses, garlic, as well as ginger which is great for ingredients that need to be finely shredded.
Efficient tools for dense foods
Of all the different kinds of food that you may buy, dense foods are the hardest to make easy. Of course one of the densest food is meat. Many people won’t buy steaks because they don’t have the right kind of tools at home to make the eating experience more enjoyable. However over here, http://www.cutitfine.com/steak-knife-set-reviews/, you can read the reviews of professional steak knives that have been designed to cut through marbling, girsel as well as the juiciest and overcooked steaks. The best are made from steel, and the sets will have various knives for different circumstances. A serrated edge knife comes in handy when you’re dealing with high-fat content cuts, which are mostly cooked on the grill during a barbecue. Wooden handles make it easier to grasp as well as not flex the blade over time.
Small and large
Don’t forget that some kitchen tools are necessarily large and heavy, such as pounding hammers that can flatten meat cuts, as well as meat cleavers which can help to crush and cut bone. However, there’s also nothing quite like a nifty little knife that does most menial jobs like cut chillis, cut open plastic, or slice up some cake. Both of these generic but workhorse-like tools are needed in every kitchen.
You don’t have to buy the entire kitchen set of tools, but you do need the essentials. From large to small, knives come in handy at different stages of cooking. The basic pestle and mortar give you a wonderful way of making your own herb mixtures as well pastes and rubs for meats.
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We all feel a sense of pride the first time we light up a barbecue. Maybe it’s because we’ve finally attained the level of “real man,” and everything we did up to that point was small fry! But when you tucked into that first burger, was it just too burnt? And although you lit that fire, have your cooking skills not passed the taste test just yet? It’s a rite of passage that we all go through, and if you’re like me, you can easily get “burgered out” in the summer months. So I thought it’s worth putting up some barbecue ideas with a twist! Check these out…