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Product review: Sansaire Sous-vide

SAN FRANCISCO, January 11, 2017 — While cooking sous-vide (French for “under vacuum”) is nothing new, doing so more affordably is one of the hottest cooking trends going. The advantages of cooking proteins in an airtight environment while creating a convection cooking process around them at a control temperature will change your life. The process ...

Review: Flavorful, easy meals with Gourmia Sous Vide Pod

SEATTLE, March 10, 2016 — One of the more recent crazes in home cooking is that of sous vide – it’s a French term which simply means “under vacuum”.  The process consists of using an immersion circulator in water and an air-tight bag with your food in it. Commercial kitchens have been using immersion circulators ...

Middleton Made Knives: World-class, American made

SEATTLE, March 10, 2016 — For Quintin Middleton, knives are far more than a product. They’re a direct reflection of a childhood dream and unbridled passion. There are perhaps better-known bladesmiths, such as Bob Kramer Knives, Cut Brooklyn and Murray Carter Cutlery, but Middleton knives have really made a splash on the scene. Charleston, South ...

Review: Grill all year long with the American Outdoor Grill 36PCL

SEATTLE, March 6, 2016 —In an ultra-crowded market if outdoor grills, it is easy for consumers to have the mindset of: “Meh, they’re all basically the same” and end-up with a poor-performing grill. Certainly, there are some consumer brands that build a better product than others but on the upper-end of the grills out there, ...

Review: Key Ingredient Recipe Reader HD

SEATTLE, Dec. 17, 2015 — Key Ingredient is a recipe website with some cool technology. This recipe website is always looking for ways to become your “virtual recipe box” in the kitchen and because of that, we now find ourselves the Key Ingredient’s Recipe Reader HD. This updated model is light years better than their ...

Kitchen knife guide: Wüsthof cutlery

The Ikon series from Wusthof can help you slice, chop and dice like a professional with their comfortable handle and ability to hold their edge longer.

Quick feta meatballs with marinara

SEATTLE, March 24, 2015—For those of us who love them, there’s something comforting about a delicious meatball. So many people seem to buy those pre-made ones in the freezer section at the grocery store but can’t remember the last time they had a homemade one. These easy-to-prepare meatballs are great to eat on their own ...

How to cook the perfect Prime Rib Roast

A prime rib roast is an investment in your holiday memories, not just dinner. Let Chef Mary teach you how. Also listen to Paired Holiday Prime Rib on Blog Talk Radio

Southwest chicken soup to warm the soul

SEATTLE, December 3, 2014 – Everyone loves home made chicken soup and you’ll find it’s even more enjoyable when it imparts one of the incredible flavors of the Southwest, chipotle. This is an easy-to-make soup that will warm the body and the soul. 1 whole chicken (4-5lb) 1 gallon  of water 4 bay leaves 1/2 cup dried ...