Kids aren’t the only ones who need to take a lunch break. Adults need that same opportunity to get their mid-day meals. In fact, it has been proven that companies who provide their employees ample time to eat a well-balanced lunch and still have time to let it digest are significantly more profitable. The coolest? [...]

Cooking is something we all want to be great at, even if we don’t want it bad enough actually to put the effort in. Luckily there are a few tricks you can use to immediately improve the taste and quality of the meals you cook. Today’s pick? Go with the Cuisinart Multi-Clad 7-piece set.  Surface [...]

Relative to basic brewed coffee, espresso is a fairly new beverage. First concocted in Italy in the mid-1880s, espresso rapidly climbed the coffee-drink ladder. Are you in a hurry? Check out the Bialetti Espresso Maker on Amazon. And became the base for many current coffee classics—lattes, cappuccinos, macchiatos, and just plain espresso. Every worthy coffee [...]

For whipping together cake, cookie, and other batters, the whisk cannot be beat. Or can it? Although the whisk is newer to the scene of kitchen gadgets than, say, the spatula, it does enjoy a fairly time-honored history. See my pick for the best whisk for eggs on Amazon. An 18th-century Shaker recipe instructs home [...]

Even the most inexperienced cook has tried their hand at peeling vegetables and fruits now and then. Personally, I’ve found it to be one of the few tasks you can take on to be truly helpful in meal preparation. In a hurry? Check out my favorite potato peeler on Amazon. Even if your range of [...]

Cast iron has been used in cookware for thousands of years, spanning different civilizations. Its durability remains unmatched. Compared to many other modern forms of cookware, it remains relatively inexpensive. The health benefits of cast iron are singular—no other widely available cooking surface actively contributes a considerable amount of a necessary nutrient (iron, naturally) the [...]

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