Ice Cream Makers

I haven’t posted about a great kitchen gadget in a long time! Seeing as it has been quite warm in Florida, I felt that ice cream was in order. So naturally, I decided that a post about ice cream makers was in order. There are two different types of ice cream makers that I use…

Rice in a Flash

I think I only cooked rice once or twice in college and it was not an easy task; timing exactly when to remove the pot from heat or when to cover the pot was beyond me. So, I simply didn’t make rice until I got the Cuisinart’s 4-Cup Rice Cooker for my most recent birthday….

Slice, Shred & More

It’s time again to feature another great kitchen appliance that is quintessential to every kitchen and makes food prep both easy and fun. This time I decided to highlight the first appliance that I purchased: Cuisinart’s Food Processor. I bought it for my 21st birthday and am pretty sure that I ate hash browns every…

The Silpat + Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

A silicone baking mat is taking the place of parchment paper everywhere. The Silpat (www.silpat.com) is a French designed, non-stick baking mat perfect for making cookies or even taffy and caramels. Baking cookies is typically followed by a great deal of dishwashing, but with the Silpat, you need only wash the mat, as it fits…

Culinary Colossus

When I was trying to decide the topic of my first post, I tossed around a variety of ideas, but none of them really seemed to be laudable enough to bear the honor of the first post. They didn’t pop. Then it hit me. Why not write about the quintessential kitchen tool. The one appliance…