Six of the Best Skillet Grills

For much of the United States, winter is a time for comfort foods like pasta, root veggies, soups and stews. But, sometimes you want a juicy grilled burger (mushroom, eggplant, meat or otherwise – we don’t judge), but you don’t want to shovel off the drag out the grill. That’s where skillet grills come in. They give you the beautiful grill marks and that delicious crisp edges without the extra fat of frying. And after you’re finished, they’re easier to … Read More

6 Must-Have Campfire Cookware Products

One of my favorite memories as a child included waking up to the smell of bacon and eggs frying over the campfire. When my family camped, my dad was always the master chef of the campsite and wielded his collection of cast iron campfire cookware and campfire coffee pot with pride.Open fire cooking innovation has come a long way since then, and we’ve found some of the best camping cookware for you to bring on your next adventure. Gone are … Read More

5 Amazing Air Fryers for a Healthier 2017

For people scouting out healthier alternatives to their favorite foods, options abound.Avoiding dairy? Try almond or pea-protein milk.Looking to reduce processed sugar on your daily oatmeal? Try agave or maple syrup.On The Whole30? You’ve probably discovered avocado-based mayo.But, what if you still want to eat your favorite foods like chicken wings, French fries and popcorn shrimp, but don’t want to sub them out for alternatives? (see: buffalo cauliflower, kale chips and baked-breaded shrimp).Let us introduce you to the greatest invention … Read More

Kitchenware Deals for the New Year

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The big shopping rush is over. Christmas has become a glowing memory. Now it’s time to reflect on the past year, and look forward to the new one. But if you’re anything like us, one of the things you are probably thinking about is how much money you’ve spent, and how much you could have saved. Even when it comes to kitchenware.Buyer’s remorse sets in about the same time that December’s credit statements come arrive. Perhaps you bought the wrong … Read More

5 Best Woks and Stir Fry Pans Under $30

Finding quality cookware for a low price isn’t an easy task, especially when it comes to woks and stir fry pans. Any old bowl-shaped vessel just will not do. If you’re looking for a bargain, then you’ve come to the right place, because we researched dozens of candidates that fell below the thirty-dollar threshold. Several showed potential, but we narrowed down the list five of the best woks and stir fry pans available for under thirty dollars. If you’re looking … Read More

Is All-Clad Worth It?

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If you’re serious about cooking, then you’ve probably have heard of All-Clad. All-Clad cookware is designed for professional chefs, and is the preferred line of cookware for the finest restaurants and hotels all around the world from their home in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. Their reputation is so strong, that many home cooks fortunate to have a few pieces of All-Clad in their arsenal cherish them like trophies. And for good reason.But what makes All-Clad such great cookware? The simple answer is … Read More

5 Best Cast Iron Skillets Under $30

We love cast iron skillets. We love their look, their feel, and how they add flavor to food. If you have ever cooked with cast iron, then you know exactly what we are talking about. And you also know that they can be expensive. With proper seasoning and care, a single quality cast iron skillet can last a lifetime. They can become heirlooms.But the best cast iron skillet isn’t always the most expensive one. In fact, it’s not difficult to … Read More

5 Best Fry Pans Under $30

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Filling your kitchen with quality cookware is a costly affair. If you’re on a tight budget, you may be tempted to buy some cheap pans and hope that they don’t need to be replaced for a couple years. We know, we’ve been there. We thought we bought the best pans we could find, only to have them fail on us in a matter of weeks. Such are the perils of a bargain hunter.Just because you are on a strict budget, … Read More

Best Divided Fry Pans and Skillets

What do you do when three people have three different tastes, you don’t have room on the stovetop for multiple skillets or need to keep clean up to a minimum? You can call for more cooks, put in another cook top, and try to convince others to join in with the cleaning or reach for your handy multi-tasker. The divided skillet has become one of my best friends. It can cook the eggs and fry up the links or cook … Read More

The Best Cast Iron Skillets – At Your Service

When I was a kid, we had a hodge-podge of skillets crammed into our lower kitchen cupboards and in the drawer beneath our gas range. They were used and abused and to this day, I remember the champs! We had two heavy-duty cast iron skillets. One was square with an additional handle, to help lift the thing, and the other round and black as could be, with a slender handle that seemed too small for its circumference. We seasoned them … Read More

The Best Oils For Pan-Frying

Pan frying has taken a beating over the past several years. We’ve heard the warnings – Don’t fry, fry less or at least trade up to a more health conscious oil. However, it’s true that a succulent piece of fried chicken or cod, a helping of golden fries, hush puppies, green tomatoes, or onion rings sometimes hits the spot like nothing else. Frying is part of our history and culture. It’s a warm, comforting and simple pleasure. Grandma may still … Read More

Best Pans to Fry the Perfect Egg

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Eggs are the inexpensive essential superfood for every diet; high in protein, vitamin-rich, and versatile to fit everyone’s taste buds, whether it’s breakfast, lunch and dinner. But because cooking eggs is a tedious task without the correct tool of choice, it also raises the question of how to fry the perfect egg. After reviewing a vast selection of utensils in search for perfection and here is the top three we discovered. T-fal A83100 One Egg WonderOnly 4.5 inches in diameter, … Read More

Healthy Cooking with the Best PTFE Free Fry Pans

Most of us are interested in better health and finding smart and simple ways to achieve it. When it comes to the kitchen however, we can’t always do a complete makeover or enact drastic changes to the family’s diet. What we can do, is to phase out the old and integrate the new one item at a time. This may include a long look at our favorite non-stick fry pans. What gives them that smooth, slippery surface of which we … Read More