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Ramekin vs Cocotte vs Souffle Cup

January 30, 2023

Ramekin Vs. Cocotte Vs. Souffle Cup – What Are the Differences?

If you’re stocking up your kitchen cabinets with baking dishes then you may have come across the terms ramekin, cocotte, and souffle cup. Unless you’re an experienced chef, you may be unaware of the differences between these types of baking dishes, and what they are used for. Here we investigate what differentiates ramekins from cocottes and souffle cups, helping you to decide if you need any of these items, and which will be best suited for your own cooking style.

Oven Keeps Beeping

January 30, 2023

Oven Keeps Beeping – Causes & Troubleshooting

Beeping is a regular part of an oven’s operation. It can indicate that your oven is up to temperature or that the countdown timer has expired. However, there can be cases when your oven beeps and beeps without stopping. What is the reason for this?

How to Season a Wok in The Oven

January 29, 2023

How to Season a Wok in The Oven

A wok is an essential tool in Asian cooking because of its versatility. The shape of a wok is one of its defining characteristics; it provides a particularly sticky surface for cooking. However, sticking is a common issue for first-time wok cooks. Happily, a nonstick coating can be made in the wok by seasoning it in the oven.

How long to blanch green beans

January 29, 2023

How Long to Blanch Green Beans

To blanch string beans, bring 4 quarts of water to a boil. Submerge a bunch of green beans in the boiling water for 2 to 5 minutes until they turn bright green but still retain their crunch. Immediately shock the green beans in an ice bath to stop them from overcooking.

Can Oven Be Used as A Dehydrator

January 28, 2023

Can Oven Be Used as A Dehydrator?

Regular ovens can be used to dehydrate food, and if you have a toaster oven you could also use this in place of a dehydrator. Here we explain how to use an oven to dehydrate various types of food and look at tips to help even newcomers to dehydrate foods achieve success.

How To Get Rid of Ice Buildup in The Freezer

January 28, 2023

How To Get Rid of Ice Buildup in The Freezer

A frustrating and potentially costly issue is ice buildup in the freezer. This can affect the freezer’s efficiency, leading to higher energy costs and making it more difficult to open and close the door, as well as access and store food.

Bundt Pan vs. Loaf Pan vs. Tube Pan

January 25, 2023

Bundt Pan vs. Loaf Pan vs. Tube Pan – What Are the Differences?

These pans have a number of similarities but also some key differences. They can be used interchangeably in some circumstances, though not all. Here we look at the ways to identify these types of pans and discuss which types of baking they are best utilized for.

How to Prevent Oven Splatter

January 25, 2023

How to Prevent Oven Splatter (5 Effective Methods)

People who have consistently cleaned ovens without constantly cleaning them tend to use a handful of tactics. These include using oven liners, cooking in sealed containers, and using baking trays to catch drips.

How to Get Rid of Oven Cleaner Residue

January 25, 2023

How to Get Rid of Oven Cleaner Residue

This is an easy issue to resolve, but it’s best to do it sooner rather than later. The toxic smell of cleaner residue can be harmful, though it rarely causes serious problems. You can remove the oven cleaner residue in a number of ways, including scrubbing with water and vinegar, boiling water inside the oven, and leaving baking soda in the oven overnight.

How Much Dishwasher Detergent Should You Use

January 24, 2023

How Much Dishwasher Detergent Should You Use?

1 to 2 tablespoons of detergent is the typical recommendation for a full load of dishes. The amount of dishwasher detergent should be adjusted based on soil level and type of detergent used. Because detergent dosages can vary by brand, it’s important to read the label carefully.

Do You Need to Flip Chicken in The Oven

January 22, 2023

Do You Need to Flip Chicken in The Oven?

Here we investigate when you should flip the chicken in the oven, and how best to oven-cook various types of chicken for the best results.

Do Ovens Need to Be Calibrated

January 21, 2023

Do Ovens Need to Be Calibrated?

If you’ve had your oven for a while and you’re accustomed to its temperature settings, then you likely don’t need to calibrate it. However, if you’ve just moved into a new home, or you’ve bought a new oven, then it’s a good idea to calibrate it so you can be sure it’s cooking at the right temperatures.