The Best Pepper Mill – Detailed Review of Pepper and Salt Grinders

The Best Pepper Mill – Detailed Review of Pepper and Salt Grinders

In this post we will discuss pepper mills. I will review a wide variety of pepper mills, including some salt grinders as well. The reviews will serve as a shopping guide for home cooks looking to buy the best pepper mill for their cooking and entertaining needs. My choice for the best pepper mill is the Peugeot 23386 Paris U’Select 7-Inch, which is the pepper mill of choice of many restaurants I have worked in. I will provide plenty alternatives below, for cooks with different needs and different budgets. Pepper…

How To Chop Parsley – Quick and Easy Method to Chop Parsley

How To Chop Parsley – Quick and Easy Method to Chop Parsley

This post will serve as a simple guide teaching home cooks how to chop parsley, the quick and easy way. We will learn how to clean, chop and store freshly chopped parsley. We will discuss the same techniques used by professional chefs in commercial kitchens. With a few minor tweaks, we will apply these techniques to the home kitchen. Today, chopped parsley is essentially a relic of the past. It seems like a throwback to the olden days of cooking where every restaurant dish was finished with a sprinkle of…

Best Scale For Cooking – Choosing the Right Scale for Home

Best Scale For Cooking – Choosing the Right Scale for Home

The kitchen scale is an important tool for any serious home cook. The scale is used for an array of things, such as precise baking measurements, or even large scale measurements such as flour when making pasta dough. The best scale for cooking is rather hard to define because it really depends on the cook’s needs. The best kitchen scale in terms of all around performance is in my opinion the My Weigh KD-8000 Kitchen And Craft Digital Scale. When it comes to an overall excellent kitchen scale, this product…

How To Make Gazpacho: Chef Guide to White Gazpacho

How To Make Gazpacho: Chef Guide to White Gazpacho

Gazpacho is the perfect summer soup. The distinguishing feature of gazpacho is that it is a soup served cold. One of the few cold soup preparations, gazpacho is a refreshing treat for hot summer days, and a very healthy snack or meal otherwise. In this post, we will learn how to make gazpacho. The method I use to make gazpacho is not one common to home kitchens, but is the best technique I’ve come across. This technique will yield a delicious, refreshing white gazpacho and will be easy to execute…

Best Rubber Spatula: A Multi-Use tool for all home cooks

Best Rubber Spatula: A Multi-Use tool for all home cooks

A rubber spatula is a very important tool in any commercial kitchen. With an array of uses, especially when it comes to baking and pastry, a rubber spatula is a must have tool for any cook. In this post, we will discuss the uses of rubber spatula, and talk about different types of spatulas. For me, the best rubber spatula is the Rubbermaid High Heat Scraper Spatula. This is essentially the same rubber spatula I have been using in commercial kitchens for years. However, there are plenty of other great…