One of the biggest complaints from the home chef is cooking tools and recipes are too complicated. While the television cooking shows and internet videos make everything appear easy, the home cook can be left with chaos in the kitchen. Since cooking can be a stress reliever, why should the whole experience just raise your tension level? A few hassle free kitchen essentials can make your next cooking experience a happy one.
While quick cooking times help to get food on the table, kitchen prep can take longer than the cooking time. Microplane has numerous kitchen essentials that can make quick work of all types of kitchen prep. New to the Microplane lines is the Microplane Garlic slicer makes quick, efficient work of cutting garlic. The garlic slicer produces a finely cut pieces of garlic that are perfect to add to a dish or use as a garnish. The cut garlic retains all its natural oils, which optimizes the garlic flavor in all its uses. More importantly, the home cook doesn’t have garlic smelling hands or a mess to clean up after kitchen prep.
Once the meal prep is complete, the home cook wants to cook efficiently and effectively. For the stovetop, a pan that offers efficiency for a variety of cooking styles. From a perfect sear to a long braise, one efficient pan can make big. The Breville Thermal Pro line of cookware can produce amazing results every time you cook. With optimum heat conduction, the Breville Thermal creates an efficient, evenly distributed heat source. The tapered curve interior allows food and utensils to easily move within the pan. Plus, the pan can move from stove to oven to broiler without concern. Lastly, the curved handle offers an ergonomic feel and ease of use. The Breville Thermal Pro is available as Clad Stainless and Hard Anodized and can be purchased either as a set or open stock.
Since the home chef is often limited on time, a pressure cooker can make quick work of a meal that could take hours. Still a home chef needs a pressure cooker that is easy to use. The All-Clad Pressure Cooker takes guess work out of cooking many meals. The four pre-programmed settings for vegetables, grains, seafood, and meat/poultry makes the pressure cooker simple to use. With a 70% faster cooking time, the home chef can be sitting at the table enjoying her meal instead of standing behind the stove.
The home cook can develop their love of cooking with the right kitchen tools. From simple meals to gourmet feasts, the right kitchen tools can make a home cook’s food fantasies come true.