We are Coming for your Holiday Dinner!

T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the kitchen, Nobody would help, or even pitch in. While the children danced and played in the snow, All knives were clean and ready to go. The family fell asleep, all snug in their beds, While visions of feasting crept into their heads. While Nana, Papa, Mike…

The Perfect Turkey

Holidays are under 2 weeks away and the prep time may have you in full panic mode. Planning the big holiday feast for your family is always one of the most stressful dinners you will have to prepare. Cooking a turkey is a delicate task, if not timed perfectly you can be feeding your family an…

FAQ, The Turkey Survival Guide to an American Thanksgiving

The countdown is on! Thanksgiving is in T minus 3 days and the time for prep has officially begun. Now before you start inviting family and friends over, think about what you’re serving said family and friends. A thanksgiving meal is a tiresome and delicate task that requires prep and time. This blog will be…

A Guide to the Tastiest American Thanksgiving.

November, the lovely month where temperature goes 0-100 quick, or I guess I should say 100-0. The month will have days feeling like the end of summer to the beginning of fall then all of a sudden the clocks go forward and the temperature will have you wondering if its February or November. While November…

The Bend Test Part 2: What Makes CCI Steel So Tough.

It took decades of expensive research by large cutlery manufacturers to develop the right combination of alloys to produce the best grade of professional cutlery stainless steel that is used today. X50CrMoV15 is the ideal combination of high carbon stainless steel, containing the alloys, Chromium, Molybdenum and Vanadium.  It is crucial to use this very…

How Thermometers work: Temperature Scales

Thermometers are instrumental in the cooking process. A thermometer is a great way to know if your food is fully cooked, safe and ready to eat! Thermometers contain one very important aspect – a temperature scale. This is the fourth part of the “How Thermometers Work” series. We will breakdown the different temperature scales! Researchers…

A Guide to the tastiest Canada & Independence Day!

It’s that time of year again to celebrate the pride you have in your countries history and what better way to celebrate than by firing up the grill and making some delicious food to munch on while the fireworks go off! All recipes listed here can be found at Allrecipes.com. The Jalapeno Garlic Onion Cheeseburgers…

Baking and all the Tips!

There are a variety of pastry tips ranging in size, shape, and product material to pipe anything from leaves, to flowers, to names. The most commonly used piping tips are the plain tips and star tips. Tips can usually be purchased individually or in sets. Let’s look further into what each tip can produce! Round:…

Cooking with Winter Vegetables

When we think of winter, we often think of cold, short days, and long for fresh fruits and vegetables from our home gardens. However, we can have some culinary fun with winter too as this season provides some great winter vegetables to satisfy our palettes. We can keep our gardens alive and our bellies full…

How to: Use a Julienne Cutting Set

For the professional chef, making julienne cuts is a simple task. As one of the first things they learn in culinary school, these basic knife skills are what allow them to prepare stunning meals that seems entirely impossible to recreate at home! Luckily, the stainless-steel, German made julienne set has made the job easier for the everyday…

The Benefits of Mise en Place

Although professional cooks and home cooks have their differences, there are many practices common among professionals that can greatly improve the home cook’s command of the kitchen. Mise en place is one concept that is essential to success in any kitchen. So what does mise en place mean? It means that you’ve read the recipe,…

It’s BBQ Season!

It’s time to get barbecuing your favorite meals! Hosting a party or planning for dinner this weekend? Check out some  of the best BBQ recipes we found on http://www.allrecipes.com! Grilled Pineapple Grilled Garlic Parmesan Zucchini Marinated Grilled Shrimp Rosemary Ranch Chicken Kabobs Cheddar Bacon Hamburgers Tell us what your favorite things to BBQ are!