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Archives / 2013 / May

Outfitting Your First Kitchen

Moving into your first apartment is exciting. Whether you’re a college student breaking free from dorm life or you’ve finished your degree and are moving out on your own, there’s much to prepare for.

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Induction Cooking: No Open Coils!

Cooking technology has advanced significantly since your father’s days in college. One of those advances is induction cooking, which has no open coils for administrator’s to get hot about.

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First Time Cooks: College or On Your Own

If you do your research, pay attention to the Open Coil Rule, heed some caveats and pitfalls, and perfect a few simple recipes, college cooking can be fun, healthy, and a money-saver. Read more at CHEFS Mix, a kitchen blog by CHEFS.

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Celebrate Memorial Day in Style!

Memorial Day is a day of rememberance for those of us who have family and loved ones in the military. It is also a day to celebrate the arrival of summer, the end of school, and for our graduates the start of new things to come. Plus, here at CHEFS we kick off our Annual Memorial Day Sale!

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Canning, Food Storage, and Safety

You’ve successfully canned your vegetables and fruits. Now, what are you going to do with all those jars? What are the safety concerns with canned food?

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Preserving today’s fruits for tomorrow’s use

Canning one’s own food used to be seen as quaint. Okay in a nostalgic “It reminds me of my Grandma” sort of way, but nearly obsolete in a practical sense. However, canning is making a comeback.

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Canning 101

Our friends at Cook's Country share a comprehensive cannning 101 tutorial. Never tried canning before? This is a great place to start! Plus we are givingaway 5 copies of Grandma's Kitchen cookbook from the Cook's Country publisher. Come inside to find out how to enter.

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Outfit Yourself for Canning Success

Canning is a fantastic way to preserve foods you love, from jams and jellies to all manner of pickles, so you can enjoy them throughout the year. Read more at CHEFS Mix, a kitchen blog by CHEFS.

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Grilling Pork and Beef

You don’t have to fix beef and pork barbecue style to cook either on the grill. If you do it right, grilling allows fat to melt away and a delectable smoke flavor to remain.

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Vegetables and Fruits on the Grill

For many people, grilling is all about the main course—but that is too limiting for a true brazier professional. Vegetables and fruit also taste great off the grill.

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Fins and Feathers on the Grill

Pretty much everyone has grilled chicken, but when it comes to grilling fish many people are a little hesitant. Don’t be. It’s much easier than you think.

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A Tasty Barbecue Tour

There are many different styles of barbecue. Join us as we look at five distinct American traditions.

 
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Fire up the Grill!

We love cooking on a grill—and not just in the summer! Chances are you do, too. These tools will help you grill like a professional.

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Eggs-actly Right Any Way You Like Them

When it comes to cooking with eggs, the possibilities are endless. They can be used in breakfasts, soups, salads, sandwiches, pastas and more. From the simple to the sumptuous, eggs are the perfect addition to any meal.

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Breakfast at its Finest: Crêpes

Crêpes originated in Brittany, France, and are often described as paper-thin pancakes. However, the crêpe has a much wider use than the pancake does and is often served for any meal of the day.

 

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Making Breakfast for Mom

We don’t understand why Mom only gets pampered once a year. But, if Mother’s Day is that one time—with a little planning you can make it special.

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Your guide to nonstick bakeware

Buying nonstick bakeware saves you time—and frustration. No longer will you scrub off food stains and particles after baking.

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Caring for Your Nonstick Cookware

Nonstick pots and pans are great for the kitchen, but proper care will help extend the life of your cookware and keep that nonstick surface performing perfectly.

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