Gift Guide for Foodies!
What’s in my kitchen?
Did you know that a lot of measuring cups on the market are not actually accurate?! Some of the generic brands have been tested and been found to have inaccurate measurements! When you are baking, it is key to have exact measurements! OXO Magnetic Metal Measure Cups were given A plus approval by Cook’s Country! They were accurate and easy to use!
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I’ve been cooking in my dream kitchen for almost 3 years now! January will make 3 years ! It is a beautiful, contemporary, white dream kitchen! White kitchens are beautiful, but quickly show dirt and grease! I use this Norpro Nonstick 3 sided splatter guard every single time i cook! It helps prevent our beautiful frosted subway tile from getting grease splatters! The best part about it is the easy clean up! I just pop it in the dishwasher!
Look for oven-safe labels and avoid using any racks that have been treated with non-stick coating. Non-stick racks may be easier to clean, but the polytetrafluoroethylene coating breaks down and warps under an oven’s heat. A lot of the cheaper cooling racks made for cookies are not meant to go in the oven! A lot of people don’t know this but use them in the oven anyways ! Yikes!!! Get the Spring Chef Metal Cooling/baking rack!
Like the Oxo measure cups, this Cuisipro Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons were rated the most accurate measure spoon in Cooks Illustrated magazine! Click here to read their review of these measure spoons!
Set includes: 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1tsp and 1tbsp. Made of stainless steel. Oval Shape to fit into spice jars. Measurements are permanently stamped on spoon handles. Set nests for storage and attach to a removable loop.
This is probably one of my most used kitchen items. I use this every single day to chop fruits and vegetables. The amazing part about this cutting board, is that it is angled and has a lip to prevent any liquid that drains from going all over your counter. This is especially awesome when cutting tomatoes! Get your cutting board here!
Angled cutting surface helps to drain and collect juice while carving meat, crumbs while slicing bread, etc.. One side of the board has a meat grip; juices and crumbs can be easily poured from rounded corner. Double sided, multi-functional chopping board makes it good to use for all your food prep needs!