Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 22:49:19 PM by Fanny Jauffret. Cookware. They say that if created under the right conditions anodized aluminum can be as tough as a diamond. Does that make hard anodized aluminum cookware a real gem? In this cooks experience, definitely yes. Anyone who cooks everyday can be driven crazy worrying if they are using the right cooking tools, stirring their sauce often enough so it doesn't stick and burn, and whether they are moving the cuts of meat adequately in the saute pan so no one piece is in the hot spot for too long. If you cook you have been there. And what cook hasn't had the embarrassment of having guests spot little pieces of burnt sauce or even worse bits of the nonstick coating from their pan, staring at them from the top of your entree. It doesn't have to be this way. Many types of quality cookware can solve these problems but for the average home chef, hard anodized aluminum cookware is the cookware of choice.
Published at Friday, October 19th 2018, 10:54:24 AM by Hector Bethune. Cookware. Most of the major cookware manufacturers such as, Calphalon, Cuisinart, and All Clad, include hard anodized aluminum cookware in their product lines making it easy to find. But is it worth the somewhat higher investment? Anodized aluminum cookware is likely the most durable cookware on the market and is easily twice as strong as stainless steel cookware. It will not dent or discolor and it can be dyed to make it more fun and festive. You just can't help feeling happy when you are cooking with bright yellow cookware.
Published at Thursday, October 18th 2018, 20:20:09 PM by Hector Bethune. Cookware. Ceramic, enamel or glass material is another option. All these materials have the ability to hold heat for a long time, and can be heated to extremely high temperatures. A ceramic cookware specially emits a far-infra red heat that is mainly valuable for cooking. Enamel is a porcelain fused glass coating that provides a hard and extremely heat and corrosion resistant finish, creating a durable barrier between the food and the iron base. See-though glass ceramic material stands extreme temperatures, but they can break under impact. Aside from cooking, the heat-resistant glass can be used for both storing and serving.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:50 AM. Cutlery and Kitchen Knives By Mathieu Auger. Generally steel is considered stainless if it contains at least 12% Chromium. The amount of Chromium is a debatable point some say 10.5% is enough for a steel to be stainless but when looking at most better quality stainless steels 12% - 14% seems to be the norm. That said Chromium is not the only element crucial to here. The quality of a kitchen knife varies considerably with the type of steel that the knife is made from. Many knives that are simply called stainless contain virtually no Carbon. Carbon is the element that allows steel to be hardened, hard steel will hold an edge better than soft steel thus providing better edge holding. Low Carbon Stainless typically has less than 0.03% Carbon, these tends to be used on inexpensive kitchen knives and other kitchen cutlery. They do not hold a very good edge and require frequent sharpening. Some telltale signs are highly shinny blades, often they are very thin and flexible knives, and commonly have serrated blades such as those seen on a bread knife.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:44 AM. Cutlery and Kitchen Knives By Hector Bethune. Using knives is an essential part of daily food preparation. But few cooks know the different parts of a knife and how they contribute to longevity of a knife. A kitchen knife has two essential parts. Understanding how the construction and component materials make a difference in durability of the knife is very important when choosing knives for the kitchen.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:39 AM. Cutlery and Kitchen Knives By Nathan Tremblay. Global is one of the most popular kitchen knife brands among professional chefs and serious home cooks. Global operates out of Japan and has established one of the most well thought of brands in cutlery. Once you experience using a Global knife it's easy to see why!
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:14 AM. Cutlery and Kitchen Knives By Fanny Jauffret. A magnetic strip mounted to a kitchen wall is another knife storage option and the one I personally use. Magnetic strips are simple to clean, can easily accommodate large kitchen knife sets, and this method of storage is extremely efficient in that it saves both counter top and drawer space. I would not recommend it, however, if you have young children or rambunctious pets.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:10 AM. Cutlery and Kitchen Knives By Fanny Jauffret. Inspired by ancient Samurai swords of Japanese lore, Global knives are carefully weighted to have incredible balance in the user's hand. The construction of the knife blade to handle is seamless, which means no grooves or pits for dirt or food particles to get trapped in. The handles of the knives are dimpled to give the user a sure grip. Global knife blades are ground down to a point instead of being beveled like western knives which results in extraordinary and long lasting sharpness.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:05 AM. Cutlery and Kitchen Knives By Fanny Jauffret. Buy the right mid-range priced kitchen cutlery set and you may not ever have to buy another one. There are a number of mid-range sets that are built to last, and they will last many years if you take care of them correctly. This means cleaning them immediately after use and returning them to their block. Knives that are left dirty are prone to rust and corrosion, and they will not last long in thrown in a drawer with other knives.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:00 AM. Cutlery and Kitchen Knives By Mathieu Auger. While kitchens knives do not make a cook, they can certainly make things much easier. There are many good and even exceptional knives in this world. This happens to be one of the accoutrements of the cooking world where opinions are wide and varied. We have used many different brands in our kitchen until we stumbled across Global knives. After that, for us, the knife question was settled on the topic of luxury cutlery. I must warn you, they are not what you call classic in looks, at least not when you compare them to the classic heavy handled German knives that so many chiefs love.