Your Kelowna appliances are capable of performing a tremendous range of functions in the kitchen. From delicately preparing a salmon fillet in a steam oven to brewing the perfect cup of coffee using a Keurig K-Cup in the door of your refrigerator, the options are dizzying.
However, when it comes to food preparation, there are certain accessories that can:
If you’re lacking any of the following items from your arsenal of kitchen accessories, be prepared to rethink the way you approach food prep.
Tired of overcooking roasts? You could have the best Kelowna appliances in your kitchen, but if you can’t determine when your Balsamic roast pork tenderloins are ready to come out of the oven, you’re bound to be disappointed.
A digital thermometer with a probe removes the guesswork when cooking. And it eliminates the temptation to open the door every time you want to check on it (which only adds to the cooking time).
Meat thermometers have some handy features these days:
Hint: Some Kelowna appliance stores have ranges and wall ovens featuring built-in thermometers for added convenience.
This might seem obvious to some, but if you’ve never tasted the impact that freshly ground peppercorns can have on a dish, you’re in for a treat. Comparing pre-ground pepper—which goes stale quicker and loses its flavour—to pepper from a mill is like comparing a song on the radio to hearing the band live in concert.
Hint: Some pepper mills have adjustable settings so you can choose how coarse or fine you like it.
If you’re still using those old plastic spatulas that your mother used to use, it’s time to upgrade to silicone. They’re a little pricier, but they’re better in every way:
And silicone brushes are superior to their predecessors because they don’t get gummed up as easily, and they’re easier to clean.
Hint: Choosing silicone brushes with longer handles will allow you to maneuver in ranges, wall ovens and other hot Kelowna appliances without getting burned.
Trying to slice vegetables so they’re uniform is an exercise in tedium. It also:
To slice vegetables quickly and safely, try using a mandoline. They allow you to julienne anything from tomatoes to carrots. Many versions have are adjustable so you can control the thickness of the slice.
Hint: To save kitchen space, there are plenty of handheld models that work great.
In addition to accessories, small kitchen appliances can make cooking more enjoyable. For more on this, read our post: Wolf Gourmet: Countertop Kelowna Appliances.
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