I love my slow cooker. It's great for lazy days just as it is great for busy work days as well. The convenience of throwing everything into a pot and letting it do all the work is so enticing. It's capable of churning out some pretty beautiful soups, stews, sauces, and side dishes with the help of some supporting veg and the right seasonings.
Did you know that you could be missing an opportunity to add flavour to your dish? Throwing ingredients like onions, celery, or garlic into the slow cooker doesn't utilize them to their full potential.
Simple steps that will enhance your slow cooker meals and make everything taste that much better!
Having an abundant spice cupboard is definitely a good thing if you consider yourself a home chef. Spices are what take your food from palatable to delicious and without them, food would be so lackluster. Did you know that there are certain things to look for when shopping for spices?
I've shared an article that contains some spice shopping tips and wanted to touch base on their tips with you all. Let's go!
Long story short, shopping for spices is a lot like shopping for fresh produce. Look for bright, vibrant colours, avoid purchasing in bulk, and shop from a retailer you trust. Good quality spices will make your meal that much more special!
Celebrity Chef Ina Garten was recently asked what her 3 essential kitchen tools were and she had no problem quickly answering the question.
I decided to ask myself the same question and here's what I decided were my top 3 kitchen tools;
Now I pose the same question to all of you. What 3 kitchen tools can you not live without?
Leave your comments below or send me a tweet / message with your answers!
Jonathan - Happy Veg
Dedicated Foodie. Proud Vegetarian. Recipe Creator. Friend to all Animals.