• top 5 bread makers

    Top 5 Bread Makers

    We just got rid of our old bread machine and I’m sad. I miss the home made hot bread strait out of the bread maker! It was incredibly useful for saving time and allowed us to make much healthier versions of the bread we love. But, I’m looking for new bread machines now and looking at the options that the top 5 bread makers have. With the Oster CKSTBRTW20 2-Pound Expressbake Breadmaker we can make gluten free bread or regular ol’ bread.  This one also features a quick bake option that will cook a loaf in under an hour! Cuisinart CBK-100 2-Pound Programmable Breadmaker     Zojirushi BB-PAC20 Home Bakery Virtuoso Breadmaker…

  • Programmable Pressure Cooker

    Pressure Cooker or Pressure Canner?

    I’ve never canned anything in my life, but I want to. So, in my research, I’ve found that there is a bit of a difference, and some confusion between a Pressure Cooker and Pressure Canner. Many pressure cookers actually do exactly what a canner will do, but can also do several other things. For instance, the Instant Pot IP-DUO60 7-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker can cut your cooking time in half or thirds! But, another great benefit is that the food nutrients aren’t lost like they often are in the usual cooking methods. The Instant Pot has 7 functions. Lets take a look at them. Crockpot:  It can also take the place of your crockpot…

  • Alkaline Foods: What Are They And How They Benefit The Human Body

    In the average American diet, many consume foods which are too acidic to effectively promote and maintain a healthy body. Some examples of these acidic sources we consume are refined sugars, dairy products, and meat, such as, beef and pork. There are different side effects that result from a high-acid diet, such as, a diminished immune system and lethargy. A sugar high can feel good every once in a while when eating rocky road ice cream, but remember that unless you attempt to alkalize your body, you run the risk of a crash as a result. Alkalizing the body is not difficult, but, in order to understand the benefits of doing…

  • Black & Decker TO1332SBD 4-Slice Toaster Oven Review

    Toaster ovens are considered an almost essential kitchen staple in homes all across the world. The Black & Decker 4-Slice Toaster Oven (model # TO1332SBD) is a great addition to any kitchen, especially for people who are constantly on the go. This Black and Decker Toaster Oven features exclusive Even Toast Technology, which optimizes interior heat distribution to toast bread up to 30-percent more evenly than leading competitors. With it’s curved interior, you can fit up to 4 slices of bread or a 9″ pizza. Cooking versatility is right on your countertop with easy-to-use toast, broil, bake and keep warm functions and a 30-minute timer that features a stay-on function…

  • Holiday Recipes for your slow cooker

    Four Holiday Recipes for your slow cooker

    A slow cooker can be a great asset during the busy holiday season. You can make no-fuss meals that are easily transported to parties or potlucks, and you can have a dish ready ahead of time (or cooking while you’re getting ready) if you’re having people over. You can even make holiday beverages in your slow cooker and serve with a ladle and cups. Here are some holiday recipes for your slow cooker.   1. Chocolate Fondue A holiday party is perfectly rounded out with a lovely fondue station. You can keep it warm in the slow cooker if it has a “warm” setting. If not, wrap the crock snugly…

  • Why A Toaster Oven Like the BOV800XL Is Great This Holiday

    It doesn’t matter how big your family is, during the Holiday’s, you just eat more. That is Why A Toaster Oven Like the BOV800XL Is Great This Holiday. You can cook more toast at one time, rather than using the toaster 6 times in a row to get enough toast for family. Or just heat up leftovers for one person without turning on the oven and heating up the whole house.   Here’s more about the Breville 1800-watt Smart Oven Convection Toaster Oven with Element IQ   What You Can Cook? The Breville 1800-watt Smart Oven Convection Toaster Oven with Element IQ heats up to six slices of a toast at…