Category Archives for Kitchen Tips

How To Thicken Spaghetti Sauce – 7 Methods

A watery sauce can turn a pasta dish from wow to meh. It can be super frustrating and disappointing, but it is not the end of the world. There are many ways to thicken spaghetti sauce, and in this article, you will find seven methods to do it— plus a few helpful tips! Let’s get started! […]

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Plum Tomatoes – Why Are They So Special?

There are many different kinds of tomatoes. And yes, they are pretty versatile fruits (or vegetables?), but not all breeds of tomatoes suit the same purposes. Plum tomato, for example, is well-known as the ideal type of tomato for making sauces and pastes, but why? What makes them so special? Well, in this article, we will […]

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Best Substitutes For Turmeric

Turmeric is a spice cherished for its versatility and beautiful yellowish color. It has a delicious, kind of spicy, earthy taste and aroma that is hard to match. Plus, it also provides many health benefits!  In short, turmeric is the perfect ingredient to add flavor and color to a wide variety of dishes, including soups, […]

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7 Best Fillet Knives

When it comes to the kitchen equipment, there are a few essential items that you should invest in. A good fillet knife is one of them. But why is it so important? Let’s start by saying an absolute truth: all knives serve different purposes. So, if you have ever felt frustrated when filleting a fish, […]

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Saucepan vs Pot: What Are The Main Differences?

At first glance, a saucepan and a pot might seem like the same thing. And yes, they do have some features in common. However, if we go to practical terms, they have completely different functions. Now, let’s be honest. It is true that unless you’re a professional chef (or a cookware geek like me), you […]

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7 Best Honey Substitutes (+ Recipes)

Honey is a natural food that almost has the same sweetness as sugar, but with more calories, carbohydrates, and nutrients. However, different people with different needs might want to substitute honey for another ingredient to sweeten their favorite recipes. People that don’t like too many carbohydrates, diabetics, and others who need to control their sugar […]

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8 Substitutes for Cornmeal

Either you want to cut on your corn consumption or you just don’t have it right now in your pantry and a recipe calls for corn flour, here I bring you 8 easy to find substitutes for cornmeal.  Is there a reason to avoid cornmeal?  Well, that’s a tough question to answer. First off, there’s […]

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