KITCHEN GUIDE

Tricks To Eating More Veggies Throughout The Week

We all need more veggies.
There are a lot of reasons why you may not have enough vegetables in your diet. Maybe you’ve run out of patience for veggies going bad on you, or perhaps you just don’t have time to prep them on weekdays. Whatever the ...

What To Remember So You Don't Get Burned In The Kitchen

Make your kitchen a safe haven with these tips.
Getting burned in the kitchen is a reality that most of us have already experienced. After all, cooking is all about fire! Accidents still happen no matter how cautious we may be.For these unfortunate times, here are tips to keep in mind ...

You Need To Know These Salad-Cleaning Tricks

Concerned about bacteria and pesticide residue on your fruits and veggies?
Eat more vegetables! That’s always good advice when it comes to our health. However, eating more vegetables can sometimes also make us sick if we don’t know how to clean our veggies right. Here are the important things you need to know: Know the ...

Kitchen Appliances You Should Own Before You're 30

Be a fully functional #adult in the kitchen.
Being an adult is no joke. It can get overwhelming, especially if you’re furnishing or updating your kitchen. Here’s a list to help you get your priorities clear when it comes to appliances to have a fully functional, basic kitchen.Buy a stove ...

How To Make Sauces And Soups Stews Thicker, Heartier

Never make mediocre sauces, soups, and stews ever again.
A thick, rich, and creamy sauce doesn’t just give you that satisfying, silky mouthfeel, but it’s also able to better coat food—like gravy clinging onto chicken—to give you more flavor. If you want to achieve that perfect consistency for your soups or ...

"Let The Meat Rest": What It Means + Why You Should Do It

Even your food needs a break.
Imagine this: You decide to prepare some steaks for dinner to celebrate a special occasion. Excited, you quickly slice off a piece of freshly grilled steak and discover that your lovingly cooked steak has become tough, dry, and hard to chew. This ...

How To Freeze Your Vegetables Properly

Never waste your beautiful veggies, ever again.
Have you ever been so enamored by fresh vegetables that you wound up buying more than you could consume? You’re not alone. It’s really hard to say "no" to buying fresh, beautiful veggies when they’re in season, but most especially when they’re ...

6 Tips to Cook Faster And Smarter At Home

These tricks will help make cooking more enjoyable and less daunting.
How smoothly does your kitchen prep go? Whether you’re getting by or are in a rush every time breakfast or dinner time arrives, these tips will help you sail though prep work smoother.It can get overwhelming if you don’t plan well. Break ...

10 Kitchen Skills You Need To Level Up Your #Adulting Skills

#Adult like a boss.
Remember when we were kids who wanted to be adults? Funny, right? Being an adult is hard and cooking can be one of the most intimidating tasks one can face. But cooking is also one of the greatest joys you can have ...

Ten Kitchen Commandments Everyone Should Know

Taking advantage of your kitchen means taking these simple guidelines to heart.
Before we get started on rules, it’s important to remember that there is freedom in the kitchen. The beauty of having a kitchen is that what you get to eat—from how it tastes to how it looks—is only limited by your imagination ...

Your Very First Kitchen: 12 Things You Really Need

Pare your kitchen must-haves to these essentials.
Moved out of your parents’ home or finally have your own kitchen? Chances are, you don’t have a million pesos to spend on every pretty gadget and tool you see in the stores (or in your fave chef’s Instagram feed). Fill your cooking ...

Kitchen Newbie's Guide to Sugar

Which kind of sugar should you have in your pantry?
Aside from the usual white and brown varieties, there are other kinds of sugar you can use in your cooking. Here’s a quick guide to the 6 most common ones you’ll find.White sugar is the type that most households have in their ...

Kitchen Newbie's Guide to Vinegar

Cane, palm, sinamak, and moreā€”get schooled on the different kinds in the supermarket.
Used as a marinade, a condiment, or a cooking agent, vinegar is an integral ingredient in Filipino cuisine. Here’s a closer look at the different varieties available on supermarket shelves.Sukang maasim or cane vinegar is produced by fermenting sugarcane syrup. The sugarcane’s ...

Kitchen Newbie's Guide to Simmering

Boost your culinary know-how with these easy tips on simmering!
Simmering is a moist-heat cooking method wherein food is cooked in liquid at 185° to 200°F. Unsure if you're doing it right? Here are a few tips: 1. To tell the difference between simmering and boiling, closely watch the bubbles being produced. ...
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