Why Invest in Kitchenware?

Okay, so maybe not everyone is a fan of cooking. But for those who are, this article is for you. Now, let’s assume that you already have a kitchen that may not be something really fancy or with a lot of space and fully packed withthe latest equipment. Let’s all start from scratch. How important is your kitchen to you? If your answer is nowhere near the utmost highest, maybe investing in quality kitchenware might not be you thing. But for others who cook on a regular basis maybe for their family or maybe even for yourselves, you understand how important the kitchen is, even to the point of supreme reverence.

The moment you own a kitchen, that sudden posession gives birth to the urge to fully stack your kitchen as soon as possible. The hardest part of owning a kitchen is not being satisfied with the amount of equipment and utensiles in your kitchen. This feeling, this sudden craving to complete your kitchen, this is what usually pushes you to sacrifice quality to get your kitchen done as soon as possible. There could also be another scenario, maybe you’re on a budget? It’s usually hard to see the value of things looking through the goggles of your price range. Although we do not encourage excessive spending, we also do not promote the thought of settling for the lowest quality of equipment and utensils because of your budget. In fact, we just want you to spend the perfect amount on the perfect equipment.

The quality of your cooking is undoubtedly effected by how much you invest in your kitchen. We’re not just talking about the price, but also the amount of effort and patience you pour into searching for the perfect additions for your kitchen. Now, this can be a bit tricky. A lot of the best and most expensive equipment usually sponsored high end chefs which is why the price of the equipment usually tends to go up. Well, we aren’t looking for that. Unless of course you can afford those kinds of equipment, why not? We’re looking for equipment within your budget that is also undoubtedly of quality beyond comparison. It’s usually hard to find the best equipment at an affordable cost but here’s a tip, know where to look!

Having a friend who actually works as a chef is a great advantage but then again, if you haven’t any, there are still ways you can ask around. You can even go to your favorite restaurants and request to talk to the chefs or managers but then you’d have to be really smart. Start by complimenting their food and asking them if they are using a certain type of equipment to cook their food and if they aren’t, then you get to ask them which type of equipment they are actually using.

Foods You Can Actually Freeze

 

Every year, households in Singapore generate million tonnes of food waste. Most of the waste is avoidable if the household is knowledgeable. Remember that if food waste is avoided, it could save the family hundreds of dollars at the end of the day. Aside from saving, it can do the world a whole lot of good.

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We are all guilty of panic buying especially when we are at the supermarket. We are also easily enticed by other promos and discounts without realizing that we cannot possibly consume everything and end up throwing everything. With this, it is important that we think before we purchase something. It can also help if we know some foods that we can freeze.

There are foods that can be stored for later use. We should know these food to avoid throwing it. Here is the list of the foods that you could actually freeze:

  • Cheese: It is okay to freeze your cheese for later use. You have to know though that once defrosted, it gets crumbly so it is not ideal for pickle or cheddar sandwich. Do not worry because you can still use it for your casseroles and sauces. It can last up to six months.
  • Milk: Milk can be frozen and it is perfectly safe to consume it. However, you have to remember that when liquids are frozen, it tends to expand so make sure that your container has enough room or it will burst.
  • Salmon: Salmon can be frozen. It can last up to two to three months but you have to know that it can actually last longer. When you keep salmons longer, do not expect perfect taste because the texture as well as the flavour will start to weaken.

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  • Chicken: You already know that chicken can be frozen but what you do not know is that you can still safely consume it after frozen for a year. Yes. So do not throw your chicken just yet.
  • Dough: After making biscuits and you realized you made a lot of dough, do not fret because you can always save it for later use. You can just freeze it.
  • Herbs: If you have herbs, you can freeze them and increase their shelf-life. You can put fresh herbs in your freezer bags or you can just chop them and put them in your ice cube trays with water before freezing.

You can still safely consume these foods don’t worry. Just make sure that they are properly stored. Do not just throw foods.

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