How to Make Sticky Rice in Rice Cooker


Rice comes in many different types, and one of the most alluring is sticky rice. Also known as glutinous rice or sweet rice, you can find many varieties of sticky rice, coming from Japan and China, as well as Thailand. Typically, sticky rice is steamed, and we’ll show you how to do that below. Did … Read more

How to Make Coconut Rice in Rice Cooker


Coconut rice is a dish typically associated with Thai and Indian cuisine. You’ll need very few ingredients to make delicious coconut rice, and you won’t need much time either. In just 20 minutes, you can end up with restaurant-style rice on your plate, and it won’t be gloopy and clumped together, but light and fluffy … Read more

How to Use a Rice Cooker


Many people who have not yet experienced using a rice cooker question whether it’s worth investing in an appliance that’s not the most versatile when you could just as easily use a pan and some boiling water. Well, that’s the thing. It isn’t just as easy to make rice in a pan. You’ll need to … Read more

How to Dry Mushrooms in the Oven


Fresh mushrooms are one of the most delightful seasonal bounties, so the last thing you want is those freshly foraged mushrooms going to waste. When you dry mushrooms, they make a superb addition to the following dishes: Risottos Pasta Sauces Soups While the best dried mushrooms can be expensive, and they can be hard to … Read more

How to Cook Pizza in a Wood-Fired Oven


How you bake your pizza will directly impact the quality of the pie on your plate. While you can cook pizza serviceably in a gas or electric oven, if you use a traditional wood-fired pizza oven. It’s only with a dedicated pizza oven that you’ll achieve the searing temperatures you need to perfectly char the … Read more

The 10 Best Chest Freezers for Valuable Extra Storage Space


The best chest freezers are designed to work either in a standalone capacity or as a supplementary freezer alongside your existing kitchen freezer. Whether you enjoy batch cooking and freezing meals for reheating throughout the week, or you simply like shopping in bulk monthly, investing in an extra freezer might be the smartest investment you … Read more

Making Pizza at Home The Easy Way


There is one obvious stumbling block when it comes to making authentic pizza at home, and that’s something found in commercial kitchens rather than most residential kitchens: a wood-fired pizza oven. These brick or clay ovens are capable of hitting temperatures of 900F or more. These super-high temperatures are not only responsible for the delicious … Read more

How To Freeze Pizza Dough

Making pizza dough at home is so easy that you will kiss goodbye to delivery pies once you master the simple art. Whether you prefer to make pizza in a dedicated pizza oven, or on a pizza stone in your existing oven, great pizza starts with great dough. How about if you have leftovers and … Read more

Making Pizza Dough at Home


If you want a delicious homemade pizza, you’ll need more than a pizza oven or pizza stone. Before you get to that stage, you’ll need to make the pizza dough. For anyone new to making pizzas from scratch, it’s easy to get carried away with thoughts of myriad combinations of toppings, but the crust is … Read more

Guide to Grilling Vegetables


When you think about grilling, what’s the first thing that springs to mind? Steaks? Burgers? Chicken wings? Well, in today’s guide to grilling vegetables, you’ll discover that many veggies work wonderfully, and we’ll show you how to go about cooking them the easy way. All you need to do with most vegetables is slice them, … Read more

The Pros and Cons of Infrared Grills


When you’re shopping for a new grill, you may think there are three main options: charcoal, gas, and electric. There really is no right or wrong answer here and all that counts is finding a cooking method you’re comfortable with. Nothing rivals the smoky taste charcoal imparts, but not everyone enjoys the hands-on cooking method. … Read more