Cooking with Kinetico Water

Water is one ingredient that is often overlooked in recipes. Any recipe that contains reducing, boiling, simmering, soaking or mixing contains water, but water is water, right? We don’t think much about the type of water we put in our food. However, what we may not realize is the water we cook with for our…

Refreshing Kinetico Water From Your Tap

Water, a part of our daily life that is, in most part, taken for granted, especially in this side of the bog where we have an abundance of it – just turn on the tap and out it comes. We probably don’t consider that it goes through rigorous purification processes before it reaches our homes…

Samsung SmartThings

Like with devices, appliances today continue to evolve. Thanks to apps, including Samsung’s SmartThings, which make it easier to manage your appliances while you’re at home, at work or out-and-about. SmartThings is compatible with many Wi-Fi connectible appliances and devices around your house. Just be sure to buy products that have the ‘Works with SmartThings’…

Air Fry by Frigidaire

Make healthier and delicious food for your family right in your oven with Air Fry! What is special about Air Fry? Frigidaire’s Air Fry uses more than 2X the heating power than standard convection fan, resulting in more direct superheated air that is quickly and evenly circulated around the oven to deliver that crispy-on-the-outside, juicy-on-the-inside…

Cooking with Kinetico Water

Water is one ingredient that is often overlooked in recipes. Any recipe that contains reducing, boiling, simmering, soaking or mixing contains water, but water is water, right? We don’t think much about the type of water we put in our food. However, what we may not realize is the water we cook with for our…

Is Your Furnace Ready for Winter?

It seems winter is eager to arrive this year, snow tomorrow in Calgary, according to weather forecast. With a well-maintained furnace, we can bravely say, “bring it on, winter!” LOL! Before winter gets here in full swing, you can get your furnace ready to face it with these tips: Change the filter. It’s generally recommended…

What Hard Water Does to Your Dishwasher

Ever notice white residue on your glasses and silverware after you’ve just had a load of dishes washed? This is often an indicator that you don’t have soft water. Before we start talking about the benefits of having a water softener, let’s talk about hard water. What makes water hard? Water comes down your tap…

Ready for a New Barbecue? Here Are Some Things to Think About

There is nothing like barbecue season to bring family and friends together and celebrate the glories of warm weather. The smell and taste of grilling edibles enticing palates, making that cold beer or libation of choice more enjoyable to swallow. Before you rush out to buy a barbecue, consider the following to assist you in…

CHEF INSPIRED RANGE WITH EXQUISITE COOKING QUALITY

Let the chef in you shine! Create dishes that oooh and aaah with a Samsung premium range.  Inspired by renowned chefs from around the world, these culinary appliances from the Chef Collection Gas Range, were built with exceptional professional-grade quality. Easily prepare for a large gathering with a 5.8 cu.ft. capacity. Have more cooking power…

How To Stay Entertained While Cooking

Whether you’re getting ready for a big party or just cooking for the week, spending a lot of time in the kitchen could get boring even if you like to cook. We have a few ideas to keep you entertained and productive in the kitchen! There are of course the old scrappy ways, taking your…

“WOOD-FIRED – COOKING THE WAY MOTHER NATURE INTENDED”

Cooking over fire, no doubt, goes back to its first discovery. Imagine the intense hunger in our forebearers sitting around the crackling, dancing flames, salivating from the wafting aroma of that sizzling mammoth steak. In 1987, Traeger created the wood-fired grill to capture the essence of wood-fire cooking, sans dancing flames from a bonfire. A…

Steam Cooking

Attention junior and beginner chefs. This Intro to Steam Oven Cooking is a great guide to the basics. What is Steam Cooking? Steam cooking – as the name implies – uses steam to cook your food. Some steam ovens include True convection cooking, Steam cooking and Combination Modes. They come with either a built in water tank…