My Favorite Kitchen Tool – Spiral Vegetable Slicer

A vegetable slicer is a very useful tool that makes your life in kitchen much easier. You can slice different vegetables and fruits in just a matter of second. Not everyone is an expert in slicing vegetables with a kitchen knife, certainly not me. Its pain to chop vegetables with kitchen knife and difficult to slice in uniform thickness and good shape. This is where a spiral vegetable slicer comes in handy, they slice vegetables in the desired thickness and also evenly. If you like to present salads that look awesome then the vegetable slicer is must have device for you. They are easy to use and do not have any maintenance, but they do have extremely sharp razor blades, so just be careful when using it and if possible wear a protective gloves that keeps your fingers safe.

Features That You Should Look in vegetable Slicer

Find a good vegetable slicer may not be easy, since there are many models and brands available. Here is quick guide to look into a vegetable slicer before buying:

  • Blade Material: A vegetable slicer should have sharp blade to slice the vegetables quickly and in a fine shape. Most vegetable slicers have stainless steel blade, but some have ceramic or plastic blades too. Stainless steel are best and durable.
  • No of blades: Many vegetable slicer comes with three blade option, that gives you the option to choose different shape and thickness.
  • Safety: Since vegetable slicers have sharp blade, its important to choose slicer which has safety feature include.
  • Ease of use: A vegetable slicer must be extremely easy to use, it should be designed in such a way that even a novice can easily understand and operate it without any difficulties.
  • Easy to clean: Vegetable slicer should be dismantle easily and they should be dishwasher safe. They should also be easy to fit it again.
  • Easy to store: Vegetable slicer should have a storage cabin to store the extra blades. They should be also small enough to easily store in a kitchen cabinet.

Spiral Vegetable Slicer Reviews

The easiest way to know about any vegetable slicer is to read reviews of that product, also read the experience of the user who has used that product. This will give you an idea about that slicer whether it would suit you or not. Here are two best spiral vegetable slicer
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Vintage Cast Iron Skillets – Characteristics And Identification

Cast iron skillets are admired by the chefs and housewives since centuries, they are loved for its even distribution of heat and its excellent heat retention capability. There is no match when it comes to versatility of best cast iron skillets, they can be used for frying, grilling, sauteing, roasting, stewing, searing and even baking. They can also be used on any cook tops and also in oven. They can sustain tremendous amount of heat which no other cooking cookware can sustain. There are numerous benefits of cast iron skillets and among them is that it increases the iron quantity in the food. When cooking in cast iron skillet, minute amount of iron leach into the food being cooked in them providing dietary iron which benefits to those suffering with anemia.
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Vintage Cast Iron Skillets

Modern manufactures like Lecrueset and Lodge make cast iron skillets of different size and shape, they also make beautiful design cast iron skillets which are revered by many users. But these skillets lack the characteristics of vintage cast iron skillet. Cast iron skillets from the 18th and 19 centuries were of the finest quality manufactured from the best material and by the highly skillful workers. These skillets were much thinner and lighter than modern days products. Skilled foundry-men use to formed the individual molds, poured the molten metal, and they use to finished each skillets by hand. The fineness of the casting was then further enhanced by the use of a dressing mixture called as “blacking” applied to the molds.
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What you cooking on Thanksgiving?

When we think about Thanksgiving, first thing that comes in our mind is deep fried turkey. Those who know history will know that this tradition of having deep fried turkey meal on Thanksgiving was started in southern America centuries ago. Since then every year people across the United States celebrate thanksgiving and the most popular choice in meal is turkey cooked in turkey fryer. Today I will show you my best favorite turkey recipe.

In this recipe you need to first create the brine. And remember for delicious taste you need to create this brine two days before. Here are the list of ingredients which you need to prepare turkey brine.
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