A lot of recipes I read for pizza dough call for a mixer. Is that the best way? If so, which mixer should I get? I've seen the kitchen aid and a electrolux. What else should I consider?
I have seen the terms "virgin" and "extra virgin" on bottles of olive oil. What do these terms mean, and how do they affect the flavor and cooking properties of the oil?
How do you know when Dover Sole is fresh? According to this other question, about all fish, you have a few ways to know: the gills should be bright red the skin/scales should be bright and shiny ...
I am looking for good companies for stainless steel.
I live in middle Europe so pineapple (so called "ananas") is an exotic fruit for me. What should I check when buying a pineapple to make sure it would taste well? Should it smell specific? Should it ...
I love fish, and I love cooking it. The thing is, I don't have any idea how to buy fish. Considering common fish in a grocery store (salmon, whitefish, tuna, grouper, etc.), how can I tell a good ...
Is there a difference between the various types of flour that you see in the stores (i.e. Cake, Bread, and All-Purpose? Is it really necessary to stock 3 types of flour in my pantry or is this just a ...
I'm looking for an oven and wanted to know if there is any difference between a gas or electric oven when it comes to baking things like cakes, biscuits and scones?
Example: Milk - We buy local first (usually happens to be hormone free, but not certified organic), then national brand organic, then whatever is cheapest Meat - We usually buy local seafood at the ...