Ever dreamed of smoking ribs or brisket right in your own back yard? You may think it's out of your reach — buying a smoker may sound intimidating and pricey. But it's not! Even a cheap smoker can give you great results. Timothy of Charles & Hudson recently modified a cheap smoker for better performance — here's a peek at what he did!
Do you clean your grill with a metal-bristled brush, the type that comes in most grilling utensil sets? A new report warns that consumers should be aware of the potential health threat these brushes pose, as hospitals are treating more patients sickened by accidental ingestion of metal bristles that fall off the brushes and stick to food on the grill.
I'm in the early stages of renovating a fixer-upper first home, and I'm currently in the market for an entire kitchen's worth of appliances. Searching for solid information on appliances has been an unexpectedly overwhelming and frustrating experience (more on this later). Right now I am researching some of IKEA's appliance offerings, and I'm curious: Have you ever bought or used a major kitchen appliance from IKEA? If so, what has your experience been?
When it's burning up outside, we're not far from wishing we could cool off with the cucumbers inside of the refrigerator. Really fuel those daydreams with a glass-door refrigerator that lets you gaze inside at its cool, comfy contents:
Major storms tore through the eastern half of the United States on Friday, and millions of people went without electricity all weekend. Were you one of them? If so, do you have power back now, or are you getting cool and catching up with your blog reading at a cafe or the office? Between these freak storms and hurricane season, it seemed like a good time to reacquaint ourselves with basic fridge safety protocol. Here is what you should know, in case your fridge and freezer lose their juice.
When we profiled Wayfair on Apartment Therapy last week, we immediately recongnized them as a one stop shop for all things home. After digging deeper into their kitchen section, we've now realized they're chef'in amazing for cookware too.
If you're an apartment dweller without a lot of storage space, a portable grill can be a huge help. Equally useful on a patio or at a picnic, most are compact enough to store in a kitchen cabinet. This list of eight options includes a mix of charcoal and gas grills. If you want more information on which type of grill is right for you, check out this post for tips to help you choose. Make sure to do some comparison shopping online, as prices vary slightly from store to store.
Why is there a dirty rag in the freezer? was my first thought. I was cooking at work, so I knew who it belonged to: my co-worker Shanti, who is known for her ingenious solutions to common kitchen issues. You see, this isn't just any dirty rag. It is an indispensable tool we pull out every time we use the grill pan.
If you live alone or frequently eat alone, you may not think that grilling is for you. It's such a group/family activity, after all. And who wants to bother making a charcoal fire or heating up the gas grill for one lone hamburger patty and a few rings of red onion? Well, if you have something as cute as the Fyrkat Green Grill from Crate & Barrel (pictured above), you'd just might have to change your mind about that, would't you?
Q: I just moved into a rental apartment. When cooking on the stovetop the heat radiates up onto the refrigerator which sits adjacent to the stove. Is there is a magnetic panel product that I can stick on the side of the 'frig to protect it from heat and save on the inconvenience of a fire.