3 Ways To Cook With Pickles

Pickles are undoubtedly one of America's most-beloved condiments. Whether the cucumbers are the fermented deli style pickles with fresh garlic cloves and dill or the sweet and slightly spicy bread and butter pickles, they are a nice accompaniment to burgers, hot dogs, and sandwiches. Of course, they're also great just on their own. Pickles are also good for you. They contain the normal vitamins and minerals present in most vegetables, but they are a good source of probiotics.

Three Ways To Deal With Decaffeination

If you are a faithful coffee drinker who has just been ordered to lower your caffeine intake, the idea of drinking only decaf coffee may be one of the unhappiest thoughts you've ever had. But take heart; it is possible to be happy while not being able to drink as much of the caffeinated coffee that you love. Here are three ways to deal with an order to reduce your caffeinated drink load.

Do Copper Pans Really Not Work With Induction Cooktops?

Although they are both beloved by amateur and professional chefs alike, copper pans and induction cooktops are, in most cases, fundamentally incompatible. Heating by magnetic induction offers a high degree of safety and precision when compared to conventional stoves, but they require magnetic cookware to actually generate heat. Copper is similarly valued for its ability to conduct heat quickly and evenly, but it is so weakly magnetic that a pure copper pot would remain cold and inert on even the most powerful induction cooktop.

Unique Edible Wedding Favors From The Bakery

Wedding favors are big business across the US. On average they cost around $262, but some couples spend much more. Unique wedding favors are considered a must for many couples who are planning a wedding. Wedding favors can be almost anything, but edible favors are usually a big hit with wedding guests. When it comes to edible wedding favors, the sky's the limit. A visit to a bakery can provide couple's with a variety of ideas for what they plan on giving to their guests.

Proper Care Of Stainless Steel Restaurant Equipment

If you work in the kitchen in a restaurant business, you most likely use some equipment or supplies made from stainless steel. Many restaurant owners and cooks use stainless steel in a kitchen environment, because it is a durable metal that lasts a long time. Whether you have stainless steel countertops, appliances, or cookware, proper maintenance is key in keeping the item from rusting or corroding. Here are some steps to take in caring for stainless steel restaurant equipment so it lasts for years to come.