If you want the perfect gift that will be truly different, then look no further. Sometimes we look for a special gift we can give to the person that has everything. Many times it is not how much we spend on a gift but what the value of the gift is.
The choices below illustrate some valuable low-cost gifts that will last longer than a Christmas tie that is never used!
Many times I wish I were able to create some of my most favorite dishes, drinks, etc that some of my favorite restaurants make but I was unable to create them myself until now.
After some considerable research, I came across Todd Wilbur. Todd has a website where he has created a number of cookbooks that target some of the recipes that Starbucks, Pizza Hut, Olive Garden, and others have on their menus. Todd Wilbur is a “skilled food hacker” who clones a lot of recipes that we all love.
Here is a link to Todd’s latest book on Recipes
If you want to make, at home, some of the recipes that many of your more famous restaurants have then check this link out.
Do you want some of the best seasonings that are used in many restaurants, then check this link out
Take some time and look through Todd’s website from the links provided above. Make someone’s day by giving them a recipe that they will love.
How Thick Are the Vollrath, Matfer Bourgeat, and the de Buyer Pans?
The thickness of carbon steel pans is essential. Before you decide to purchase carbon steel cookware, it would be advised to look into the thickness of any pan you buy. Why? If you use very high heat in a carbon steel pan, the bottom of the pan can sometimes warp. I even have cast iron pans that have warped. This warping is not uncommon.
Why Use Carbon Steel Cookware?
Carbon steel is the preferred choice by chefs around the world. Carbon steel pans can be made non-stick which will rival the best stainless steel and other coated non-stick pans. These pans are durable will last a life-time.
Is Carbon Steel Cookware Safe?
Carbon steel cookware is probably the safest cookware on the planet. It is made only from iron and carbon and contains NO toxic compounds or coatings.
Carbon Steel Pans vs Non-Stick Pans
Carbon steel pans will last forever if they are properly cared for. On the other hand, pans with non-stick coatings usually require replacing every two years or when their surface is scratched. Which would you like?
What is a Paella Pan?
Paella pans are wide and shallow to create maximum surface area, allowing liquids to evaporate and form as much crispy golden crust on the bottom as possible. This golden crust is called "socarrat".
Stainless Steel vs Carbon Steel Fry Pans
There are many differences between stainless steel and carbon steel cookware. As a user, I should think that the differences in usage of each of these types of cookware will be most striking. Chefs around the world prefer carbon steel cookware over stainless steel for some of the reasons pointed out in this article.