Everyone knows that enameled cast iron cookware is a great choice for home cooks. But can you use it on a glass stove or cooktop?
Looking to buy a USA-made cast iron skillet? Here are the family businesses that make their cookware on domestic soil.
Cast iron skillets take a while to heat up. But, once they’re there, they heat evenly. Here’s how to tell when your skillet is hot enough.
A cast iron skillet won’t set you back more than a few cappuccinos at Starbucks. Here’s why—and how to filter out the good ones from the junk.
Everyone tells you that you should season your cast iron skillet. But should you—and how often should you—reseason it after the first time?
Enameled cast iron: it’s gorgeous, versatile, and functional. And most manufacturers claim it’s dishwasher-safe. But is that truly the case?
Everyone tells you how sturdy and durable cast iron skillets are. But can they go in the oven? Here’s everything you need to know!
Both silicone and wooden spatulas, spoons, and tongs are a must-have for non-stick cooking. But which is the “better” option for you? We help you choose.
KitchenAid stand mixers too costly for your budget or simply not your thing? Here are some of the best alternatives you can buy today.
The spatula is the unrecognized workhorse of your home kitchen. Here’s how to select the best one for every cooking task.
Most manufacturers are having a hard time keeping up with consumer demand, and stand mixers seem to be no exception. Why is that?
Meat thermometers can help you cook steak, chops, and birds to the correct internal temperature. Here’s all else you need to know about them.
When you want a KitchenAid stand mixer, but you’re running on a tight budget, refurbished is one of your options. Here’s all you need to know about it.
Baking sheets are a must-have for every home kitchen. But with so many options out there, it can be hard to choose. Here’s what to look for.
Cast iron skillets are seasoned with cooking oil. But that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea to leave cooking oil inside them. Here’s why.
These pots heat evenly, hold on to heat well, and work on any type of stove. Here’s how to select the best one on any budget (and our picks).
Equipping your kitchen? Here’s all the basic cookware pieces you need (and none of the ones that you don’t).
Cast iron skillets are sturdy and long-lasting, but they’re not indestructible. Here’s what can happen if they fall from a tall height.
Copper reacts to acids, so copper cookware needs to be lined with other metals to keep it from leaching into your food. Here are the options.
This French company’s cookware is expensive. But that’s all for a very good reason. Check out what makes them truly the best.
Porcelain is a natural material made of clay and stone. Many cooks favor it over metals as it won’t react with foods. But is it oven-safe?
Professional chefs have a big choice and often an unlimited budget. So what cookware do they end up choosing for their home kitchens?
Most parchment paper is two-sides, so both sides will work equally well. But there are exceptions to the rule—here’s how to tell.
A pizza stone is like having a portable brick oven for your home oven and backyard grill. Here’s our best advice for how to use and care for it.
Induction cooktops. Manufacturers say they’re fast, precise, and energy efficient. But what do professional chefs think about them?
Can’t get rid of those stubborn white stains on your induction cooktop. Here’s where they came from and how to clean them off.
Want to know which brands of cast iron cookware are the best? Here’s a list of the best manufacturers—and how they got started.
This trick will help you clean a frying pan in minutes, without any scrubbing whatsoever. All you need is water and a little vinegar.
Selecting cookware doesn’t have to be intimidating. When you know kind of pan to look for, finding the best one for you gets easy.
Both of these cooktops work on electricity and have a stylish, durable, and easy to clean surface. But the similarities end there.
Frying pans made of stainless steel are the most durable and versatile pans on the market. Here’s what you can (and can’t) cook with them.
Here’s everything you need to know if you just scratched your stainless steel frying pan or pot (and are worried about what to do next).
I screened Amazon for cast iron cookware made in the USA and sold for less than 100$ a piece. Here’s what products I found.
Turn your KitchenAid stand mixer into a pasta roller, cutter, extruder, even a grain mill. Check out my list of the best pasta attachments.
A pizza stone is a must-have for anyone who makes homemade pizza often. Here’s everything you need to know about buying and using one.
All-Clad makes some of the best stainless steel cookware in its price range. Here are my three best picks for induction cooking.
Never put your pizza stone in the dishwasher. It’s going to soak up the salts and chemicals from the detergent and ruin your next few pizzas.
Whether you’re a seasoned home cook or just getting started in homemade pasta, these tools will help you get the job done—and last a lifetime.
Yes, you can leave your pizza stone in the oven all the time. It can help to even out hot and cold spots on older or cheaper ovens.
Pizza stones and sudden temperature changes don’t get along well. This is a problem when you want to make pizza on an outside grill.
Pasta water alone won’t clog your kitchen sink. But noodles in the water can—and the clog can be surprisingly stubborn. Here’s how to fix it.
Picking out a mini fridge for your dorm, horm, or backyard? Here’s all you need to know about compact refrigerators.
Stand mixers and food processors are not generally interchangeable. I’ll help you decide which one is the right kitchen tool for you.
Wondering what size skillet to buy for your home kitchen? Here’s my illustrated guide with all you need to know to make the right choice.
Soapy water won’t kill most bacteria, but it helps to degrease your knife and wash away the poultry. Here’s how to REALLY sanitize your knife.
Food safety isn’t just about keeping your home kitchen clean. It’s also about avoiding cross-contamination. Here’s what to watch out for.
Cleaning burnt eggs off of your stainless steel frying pan is easier than you think. Use this trick to do it in less than 10 minutes.
Yes, you can make pasta at home without no. No, you won’t want to after you try it. Here’s how to use a pasta insert for best results.
The answer is not as simple as it seems. Before you put your stainless steel frying pan in the oven, here’s what you need to know.
On theory, you could. And you could just as easily destroy your phone by trying to do so. Here’s why this is not necessarily the best idea.
No, stainless steel pans don’t have a non-stick cooking surface. But if you know how to use them, you can keep food from sticking to them.
Are induction cooktops worth the higher price? I cooked on an induction cooktop for a week to find out. Here’s the rundown.
A copper frying pan will set you back $250-$300. Why is copper cookware so expensive? And is it worth the money? Here’s all you need to know.
Don’t clean your baking sheets in the dishwasher. Clean it by hand with soapy water instead. Here’s how to get rid of more stubborn stains.
Looking for a new skillet for your home kitchen? Here’s our Amazon buyer’s guide for the best cast iron, stainless-steel, and copper pans.
Enjoy camping as much as you love to cook? Here’s my guide to the best skillet to help you make well-cooked meals out in the wild.
If you don’t clean your knife after every use, you risk to transfer bacteria from one food item to another.
Here’s what you should do to make your cutting board clean and safe to use, for cutting raw meat or produce.