15 Vintage Kitchen Tools We All Must Have

If we lose power we will need at least these 15 vintage kitchen tools at the very least. I love going to antique stores and checking out items that I consider very useful if we have zero electricity. Actually, even if we don’t lose power I still use these today in my kitchen. Plus, I think some of these items will bring back a few good memories when grandma was in the kitchen cooking or baking. I can still picture my great-grandma making Lefse, one of our favorite Norwegian family treats made with leftover mashed potatoes. Oh, my goodness, I better make some of that today, my mouth is watering for it. I like Lefse with butter and brown sugar. Let me know what traditional treats you enjoyed eating together as a family.

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How To Fry Food And Love The Cleanup

Do you love to fry food but hate the cleanup? Today it’s all about how to fry food and love the cleanup. Here’s the deal, I received an email from Zyliss, you know the company we all have a lettuce knife made by? Well, they asked me if I would test one of their new cooking pans. So of course, I agreed, because I love my lettuce knife, my soup ladle, pancake turner and slotted spoon made by the company. Remember, I used to work at a kitchen store and they sold all the top notch products, so I have all of them. They last for years. I’m sharing my opinion on the pan, but let’s be real here, yes I was given this awesome fry pan with a glass lid for writing a review. I can tell you right now, I love this pan, and I’ll tell you why as part of today’s post. Check out the giveaway below too. I love it so much I want to give one of my readers a pan just like the one I was given. P.S. You can enter every day until it ends.

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How To Use An Electric Pressure Cooker With Printable List

I know sometimes people are afraid to use a pressure cooker, not to be confused with a pressure canner to preserve food. If you can afford an electric pressure cooker I would highly recommend getting one because it will save you time, and I mean a lot of time in the kitchen.

Sometimes I forget I have this wonderful kitchen tool called an electric pressure cooker. Here’s the deal, if you want to save time and money get one of these gems. I prefer the Fagor brand: Fagor 670040230 Stainless-Steel 3-in-1 6-Quart Multi-Cooker. Last night I had some company here for dinner and I had a few too many pots going on the stove I was watching.

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Back To Basics: How To Make A Portable Kitchen

My Back To Basics: How To Make A Portable Kitchen is part of my weekly series to help us all be prepared for the unexpected. I recently visited my daughter and her family for four wonderful fun filled weeks. I tried to give my very ambitious daughter a little break by making a few meals each day for her and the family. You know it’s funny how I assume everyone has a Danish whisk, or a hand mixer, or whatever. You know, like everyone even knows what a Danish whisk is. I had never heard of one until my friend, Melissa Richardson who wrote the book: “The Art of Baking Bread with Natural Yeast” introduced me to one. She has since written another natural yeast book, but she showed me how to use of one of these: Danish Dough Hand Whisk / Mixer 11″ or 14″  I prefer the 11-inch one because the metal whisk end will fit inside a wide mouth mason jar to make natural yeast, salad dressings or whatever. The large one is too large for the jar opening. The large one is great for cake batter, pancake batter or muffins, etc.

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