Making a simple salad can turn into a time-consuming nightmare without a good lettuce spinner. If you’ve been looking for the best salad spinner, chances are you’ve run across the large OXO salad spinner and other large salad shakers that work wonders for big, family-sized salads. However, unless you’re feeding four or more people, there’s no need for one of these large, … [Read more...]
Before you even start to cook properly preparing your produce and other ingredients is an absolutely vital step in any good cook’s routine. Right from the get go you can make this step a lot easier and more enjoyable by making sure you have the perfect kitchen tools and accessories to hand!
A salad spinner is one of those unique kitchen inventions that you never really think you need, but once you have one, you never know how you lived without it for so long! Let’s face it, no one wants wet and soggy lettuce. Rather than wasting half a roll of paper towels and minutes of your precious time using an over the sink colander and then patting lettuce dry, top notch … [Read more...]
If you’ve ever tried to grate cheese or anything else using a traditional grater, chances are you ended up with scraped knuckles and frustration. Thankfully, a rotary cheese grater takes care of this all too common dilemma. With a rotary or electric grater, you simply place cheese or whatever food you like into a hopper, turn a handle or press a switch, and watch as grated … [Read more...]
Most people underestimate the value of a quality grater, but if you’ve ever tried shredding a block of mozzarella on a cheap little hand grater, you certainly know just how valuable a quality food grater can be. Whether you’re looking for a spice grater, zester grater, rasp grater, mini grater, or general kitchen grater, there’s definitely plenty of graters available to choose … [Read more...]
A cheese grater is one of those essential kitchenware items that everyone should own. In fact, some people, myself included, own more than one and love them all! From box graters to sleek rasp-style graters and everything in between, there are actually many different types of cheese graters for various uses and preferences. So, let’s take a look at five of the … [Read more...]
A colander is a must have item in every kitchen, and many consider an over the sink colander to be the most practical. As an essential tool for separating solids from liquids, colanders allow you to drain pasta and beans or wash fruits and vegetables right under the tap. While standard colanders work just fine, a sink colander allows you to rinse and drain foods effortlessly … [Read more...]
Whatever type of colander you’re in search of, whether its a pasta colander, berry colander, stainless steel colander, mesh colander, or a multi-purpose colander set that’s good for rinsing, draining, and straining just about anything, there is certainly plenty of choice out there! This isn’t surprising when you consider how often colanders get used. From rinsing lettuce to … [Read more...]