Posts Tagged ‘Cooking’

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The Apartment Dwellers’ Barbecue Dream

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Officially, by the calendar, spring has sprung! It is time to get out, enjoy the weather and fire up those grills. That is, except for apartment dwellers who don’t get to enjoy this luxury because of lack of space on patios and balconies. Right? Not anymore–read on, grill masters!

First, let’s get the disclaimer out of the way. You should not barbecue where it is against your fire codes and your lease. When you do barbecue, you should use care …

Cooking in Your Apartment: A Guide to Non-Stick Cookware

Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

Cooking and cleaning become a lot easier when using non stick cookware, which is one of the reasons for its increase in popularity over recent years. The inner lining of the pots and pans have a coating that prevents the food from sticking to it while cooking and allows for easy clean up with minimal scrubbing. Non-stick cookware also allows you to cook with considerably less oil than when using a regular pan which can make for healthier cooking.

Shopping …

Cooking in Your Apartment: A Guide to Hard-Anodized Cookware

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

Hard anodized cookware is just one of many cookware options out there for your purchase. Because of the many options for cookware for purchase these days, you may know very little about hard anodized cookware. Exactly how hard anodized cookware is made, what it is made of and the benefits and drawbacks of such cookware are important to know prior to making your purchase.

Hard Anodized Cookware Defined

Hard Anodized cookware consists of specially treated aluminum. The aluminum in such …

Cooking in Your Apartment: A Beginner’s Guide to Cookware

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Regardless of skill level, every cook needs certain piece of cookware. Whether you have recently moved into your first apartment or have just learned to cook, you must properly stock your kitchen to ensure your cooking adventures will be a success. The following are essential elements for any kitchen.

Sauce Pan and Skillet

The two different sized pans will enable you to make almost any creation you choose. The smaller saucepan is great for sandwiches, vegetables, eggs and, of course, …

Saving Money: How to Live without a Microwave

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Moving expenses can be astronomically high when you have to furnish an entire home for the first time, so a great strategy for saving money is slicing off the cost of a microwave. Learning how to live without a microwave can seem challenging up front, but will definitely help you cut costs in your new apartment. You’ll be able to skip out on the initial cost of purchasing a microwave, and will see lower electricity bills by not having the …