Who loves to cook? I do. And I am sure you have a friend or family member who loves to spend time in the kitchen. What comes to your mind when you are thinking of gift ideas for people who like to cook? I hear you asking, “Will they like the gift?”, “Are they going to use it?” and “What gift can I get that won’t break the bank?” Many thoughts need to be given into searching for the ideal gift – practical to the recipient and affordable for you. Today, I do the search. You can sit back and select the gift from this list I have compiled. Read on…
You want to grow herbs indoors but do not know how. You want to have herbs at your fingertips when cooking your favourite meal but do not want the hassle of looking for the materials and buying them separately to grow your own. You want to give someone a unique gift but do not know what to get her or him. The solution to these is to get an all-in-one herb garden starter kit. Read on to find out the various indoor herb garden for beginners.
Sunlight is one of the essential elements required for plant growth. Thus, growing them indoor might be difficult to get enough, not to mention winter months. Living in an apartment without a balcony or on the shady side of the building where window sills receive limited natural light does not help either. So, the big problem here is not enough natural sunlight. In this case, you will need the best grow lights for indoor plants to help the growing process.
Updated JANUARY 5, 2019
As our cooking knowledge and skill grow, we will be experimenting more with herbs and spices. Guess where this leads us to? Kitchen drawer or cabinet full of bottles and packets of herbs, spices and seasoning blends. There are chances that some of these will be on the kitchen counter too. No one wants a messy counter. Nor a cluttered drawer or cabinet. The best cooking moments should NOT be spent searching through your cabinets. Therefore, an organized corner with a functional spice rack organizer will help. Read on and check out the Best Spice Rack Organizer 2019 I have collated for you.
Updated SEPTEMBER 10, 2018
Before this, I wrote an article about using your common cooking herbs to make smoothies. It is one of the easiest and healthy way to use up your fresh herbs. If you have missed it, click here to read more. There, I shared 5 simple steps and ingredients ratio to make a healthy smoothie without a recipe. One of the ingredients is frozen fruits. You will be asking – What is the BEST Blender for Making Smoothies with Frozen Fruit. Look no further. Here is my review for your easy reference, very much based on practicality and affordability.
Updated JUNE 14, 2018
The problem of following certain recipes is that some called for seeds and others powder such as cumin seeds or in powder form. Which would you buy? I bought both for the simple reason that I forgot having the seeds form in the first place. If I know, will I grind my own? Will you? Pretty sure I will if I have an affordable and practical tool to do it. Which leads to – What is the BEST spice grinder? Surely, you will want to know. Read on to discover. Also, find out the benefits of grinding your own spices and some tips on grinding.
Updated MAY 18, 2018
Seeing my neighbour having a barbecue in their front yard seems so enjoyable. It reminds me of my childhood when my family with all the cousins and I built a DIY barbecue pit using bricks and wire fencing as the cooking grate. That is two bricks stacked up on each side, put a wire fence on top and charcoal below. Fire away! There you go, simple days…
Should I do the same with my kids now? Probably not. Although it is a good experience, I wouldn’t want to cause a mess with the ash blown all over. I guess it is time to search for a charcoal barbecue grill.