Rice

Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or Oryza glaberrima (African rice). As a cereal grain, it is the most widely consumed staple food for a large part of the world’s human population, especially in Asia. It is the agricultural commodity with the third-highest worldwide production, after sugarcane and maize, … Read more

bone broth

Stock, sometimes called bone broth, is a savory cooking liquid that forms the basis of many dishes – particularly soups, stews, and sauces. Making stock involves simmering animal bones, meat, seafood, or vegetables in water or wine, often for an extended period. Mirepoix or other aromatics may be added for more flavor.

bean

seed of one of several genera of the flowering plant family Fabaceae, which are used for human or animal food

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student

learner, or someone who attends an educational institution

Baking

Baking is a food cooking method that uses prolonged dry heat by convection, rather than by thermal radiation, normally in an oven, but also in hot ashes, or on hot stones. The most common baked item is bread but many other types of foods are baked. Heat is gradually transferred “from the surface of cakes, … Read more

Barley

Barley (Hordeum vulgare L.), a member of the grass family, is a major cereal grain. It was one of the first cultivated grains and is now grown widely. Barley grain is a staple in Tibetan cuisine and was eaten widely by peasants in Medieval Europe. Barley has also been used as animal fodder, as a … Read more

corned beef

Corned beef is a salt-cured beef product. The term comes from the treatment of the meat with large grained rock salt, also called “corns” of salt. It features as an ingredient in many cuisines, including British, Irish-American, Jewish, Caribbean, Philippine cuisine and Chamorro cuisine (Mariana Islands such as Saipan and Guam). It was popular during … Read more

pinto bean

The pinto bean is a variety of the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris). It is the most popular bean in the United States and northwestern Mexico, and is most often eaten whole in broth or mashed and refried. Either whole or mashed, it is a common filling for burritos. The young pods may also be harvested … Read more

Lamb Chops

Lamb chops are a type of meat cut which are made by cutting perpendicular to the spine, resulting in a single serving of meat with the bone still attached. Depending on the region where the lamb chops are cut from, parts of the ribs and vertebrae may still be attached. Lamb chops are a common … Read more

warm

Oceanic heat content (OHC) is the heat stored in the ocean. Oceanography and climatology are the science branches which study ocean heat content. Changes in the ocean heat content play an important role in the current sea level rise, because of thermal expansion. It is with high confidence that ocean warming accounts for 90% of … Read more

container

Containerization is a system of intermodal freight transport using intermodal containers (also called shipping containers and ISO containers) made of weathering steel. The containers have standardized dimensions. They can be loaded and unloaded, stacked, transported efficiently over long distances, and transferred from one mode of transport to another—container ships, rail transport flatcars, and semi-trailer trucks—without … Read more

Burnt

Combustion, or burning, is a high-temperature exothermic redox chemical reaction between a fuel (the reductant) and an oxidant, usually atmospheric oxygen, that produces oxidized, often gaseous products, in a mixture termed as smoke. Combustion does not always result in fire, because a flame is only visible when substances undergoing combustion vaporize, but when it does, … Read more

burnt

Combustion, or burning, is a high-temperature exothermic redox chemical reaction between a fuel (the reductant) and an oxidant, usually atmospheric oxygen, that produces oxidized, often gaseous products, in a mixture termed as smoke. Combustion does not always result in fire, because a flame is only visible when substances undergoing combustion vaporize, but when it does, … Read more

clean up

Environmental remediation deals with the removal of pollution or contaminants from environmental media such as soil, groundwater, sediment, or surface water. This would mean that once requested by the government or a land remediation authority, immediate action should be taken as this can impact negatively on human health and the environment. Remediation is generally subject … Read more

Baking Soda

Sodium bicarbonateThe prefix “bi” in “bicarbonate” comes from an outdated naming system and is based on the observation that there is two times as much carbonate (CO3) in sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) and other bicarbonates as in sodium carbonate (Na2CO3) and other carbonates. (IUPAC name: sodium hydrogen carbonate) is the chemical compound with the formula NaHCO3. … Read more

detergent

A detergent is a surfactant or a mixture of surfactants with “cleaning properties in dilute solutions.” These substances are usually alkylbenzenesulfonates, a family of compounds that are similar to soap but are more soluble in hard water, because the polar sulfonate (of detergents) is less likely than the polar carboxyl (of soap) to bind to … Read more

burn

A burn is a type of injury to flesh or skin caused by heat, electricity, chemicals, friction, or radiation. Burns that affect only the superficial skin are known as superficial or first-degree burns. When damage penetrates into some of the underlying layers, it is a partial-thickness or second-degree burn. In a full-thickness or third-degree burn, … Read more

Size

In clothing, clothing size refers to the label sizes used for garments sold off-the-shelf. There are a large number of standard sizing systems around the world for various garments, such as dresses, tops, skirts, and trousers. Made-to-order garments require measurements to be taken, but these do not need to be converted into national standard form.

kitchen

A kitchen is a room or part of a room used for cooking and food preparation. In the West, a modern residential kitchen is typically equipped with a stove, a sink with hot and cold running water, a refrigerator and kitchen cabinets arranged according to a modular design. Many households have a microwave oven, a … Read more

protection

Climbing protection is any of a variety of devices employed to reduce risk and protect others while climbing rock and ice. It includes such items as nylon webbing and metal nuts, cams, bolts, and pitons. Different forms of climbing draw on varying forms of protection and the systems that are created from its elements.

protective gear

Personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to protective clothing, helmets, goggles, or other garments or equipment designed to protect the wearer’s body from injury or infection. The hazards addressed by protective equipment include physical, electrical, heat, chemicals, biohazards, and airborne particulate matter. Protective equipment may be worn for job-related occupational safety and health purposes, as well … Read more

Oven mitts

An oven glove, or oven mitt, is an insulated glove or mitten usually worn in the kitchen to easily protect the wearer’s hand from hot objects such as ovens, stoves, cookware, etc. Fabric gloves consist of heat insulation surrounded by cotton fabric, usually consisting of decorative patterns. Newer oven gloves are often treated with silicone, … Read more

vinegar

Vinegar is a liquid consisting mainly of acetic acid (CH3COOH) and water. The acetic acid is produced by the fermentation of ethanol by acetic acid bacteria. Vinegar is now mainly used as a cooking ingredient. Historically, as the most easily available mild acid, it had a great variety of industrial, medical, and domestic uses, some … Read more

dishwashing soap

Dishwashing liquid (BrE: washing-up liquid), known as dishwashing soap and dish soap, is a detergent used to assist in dishwashing. It is usually a highly-foaming mixture of surfactants with low skin irritation, and is primarily used for hand washing of glasses, plates, cutlery, and cooking utensils in a sink or bowl. In addition to its … Read more

trivet

A trivet is an object placed between a serving dish or bowl, and a dining table, usually to protect the table from heat or water damage. Trivet also refers to a tripod used to elevate pots from the coals of an open fire (the word trivet itself ultimately comes from Latin tripes meaning “tripod”). Metal … Read more

liquid

A liquid is a nearly incompressible fluid that conforms to the shape of its container but retains a (nearly) constant volume independent of pressure. As such, it is one of the four fundamental states of matter (the others being solid, gas, and plasma), and is the only state with a definite volume but no fixed … Read more

cook

A cook is a person who prepares food for consumption. A cook is sometimes referred to as a chef, although in the professional kitchen, the terms are not interchangeable.

grease

Grease is a semisolid lubricant. It generally consists of a soap emulsified with mineral or vegetable oil. The characteristic feature of greases is that they possess a high initial viscosity, which upon the application of shear, drops to give the effect of an oil-lubricated bearing of approximately the same viscosity as the base oil used … Read more

cleaning

Housekeeping refers to the management of duties and chores involved in the running of a household, such as cleaning, cooking, home maintenance, shopping and bill pay. These tasks may be performed by the household members, or by other persons hired to perform these tasks. The term is also used to refer to the money allocated … Read more

taste

Taste, gustatory perception, or gustation is the sensory impression of food or other substances on the tongue and is one of the five traditional senses. Taste is the sensation produced when a substance in the mouth reacts chemically with taste receptor cells located on taste buds. Taste, along with smell (olfaction) and trigeminal nerve stimulation … Read more

hot

state of high relative temperature, often said about body temperature, weather or objects

setting

In works of narrative (especially fictional), the literary element setting includes the historical moment in time and geographic location in which a story takes place, and helps initiate the main backdrop and mood for a story. Setting has been referred to as story world or milieu to include a context (especially society) beyond the immediate … Read more

high

Substance intoxication is a type of substance-induced disorder which is potentially maladaptive and impairing, but reversible, and associated with recent use. If the symptoms are severe, the term “substance intoxication delirium” may be used. Generic slang terms include: getting high or being stoned or blazed (all usually in reference to cannabis), with many more specific … Read more

Time

Time (styled on its cover in all caps as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City. It was founded in 1923 and for decades was dominated by Henry Luce, who built a highly profitable stable of magazines. A European edition (Time Europe, formerly known as Time Atlantic) is published in … Read more

Cooking

Cooking or cookery is the process of preparing food for consumption with the use of heat. Cooking techniques and ingredients vary widely across the world, reflecting unique environmental, economic, and cultural traditions and trends. The way that cooking takes place also depends on the skill and type of training an individual cook has. Cooking can … Read more

dorms

A dormitory (dorm) or hall of residence or hostel, is a building primarily providing sleeping and residential quarters for large numbers of people, often boarding school, college or university students. In the United States dorm is the most common term, which comes originally from the Latin word dormitorium. On the other hand, in the United … Read more

lid

A lid, also known as a cap, is part of a container, and serves as the cover or seal, usually one that completely closes the object. A lid is often a type of closure.

Chicken

Chickens are the most common type of poultry in the world, and were some of the first domesticated animals. They are a major world wide source of eggs and meat called chicken. It is prepared as food in a wide variety of ways, varying by region and culture. The prevalence of chickens is due to … Read more

barbecue

Barbecue (also barbeque, BBQ and barby/barbies) is a cooking method and apparatus. While there is a vast degree of variation and overlap in terminology and method surrounding this form of cooking, the generally accepted difference between barbecue and grilling is in the cooking time and type of heat used: grilling is generally done “hot and … Read more

Beef Shank

The beef shank is the leg portion of a steer or heifer. In the UK, the corresponding cuts of beef are the shin (the foreshank), and the leg (the hindshank). Due to the constant use of this muscle by the animal, it tends to be tough, dry, and sinewy, so is best when cooked for … Read more

plugs

An electrical connector is an electro-mechanical device for joining electrical circuits as an interface using a mechanical assembly. Connectors consist of plugs (male-ended) and jacks (female-ended). The connection may be temporary, as for portable equipment, require a tool for assembly and removal, or serve as a permanent electrical joint between two wires or devices. An … Read more

bone broth

Stock, sometimes called bone broth, is a savory cooking liquid that forms the basis of many dishes – particularly soups, stews, and sauces. Making stock involves simmering animal bones, meat, seafood, or vegetables in water or wine, often for an extended period. Mirepoix or other aromatics may be added for more flavor.

Stainless steel

Stainless steel is an alloy of iron that is resistant to rusting and corrosion. It contains at least 11% chromium and may contain elements such as carbon, other nonmetals and metals to obtain other desired properties. Stainless steel’s resistance to corrosion results from the chromium, which forms a passive film that can protect the material … Read more

quart

The quart is a unit of volume (for either the imperial or United States customary units) equal to a quarter of a gallon (hence the name quart), two pints, or four cups. Since gallons of various sizes have historically been in use, quarts of various sizes have also existed; see gallon for further discussion. Three … Read more

programmable

A computer program, or just a program, is a sequence of instructions, written to perform a specified task with a computer. A computer requires programs to function, typically executing the program’s instructions in a central processor. The program has an executable form that the computer can use directly to execute the instructions. The same program … Read more

Couple

Couple means two people who are married to each other.

Instant Pot

Instant Pot is a brand of multicookers manufactured by Instant Brands. The multicookers are electronically controlled, combined pressure cookers and slow cookers. The original cookers are marketed as 6-in-1 or more appliances designed to consolidate the cooking and preparing of food to one device. The brand has since expanded to include non-pressure slow cookers, sous-vide … Read more

America’s Test Kitchen

America’s Test Kitchen (originally America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Magazine) is a half-hour long cooking show broadcast by PBS and Create. The program currently is co-hosted by Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster. On the show, a handful of test cooks are filmed in a real, working test kitchen, including hosts Davison and Lancaster … Read more

America’s test kitchen

America’s Test Kitchen (originally America’s Test Kitchen from Cook’s Illustrated Magazine) is a half-hour long cooking show broadcast by PBS and Create. The program currently is co-hosted by Julia Collin Davison and Bridget Lancaster. On the show, a handful of test cooks are filmed in a real, working test kitchen, including hosts Davison and Lancaster … Read more

camping

Camping is an elective outdoor recreational activity. Generally held, participants leave developed areas to spend time outdoors in more natural ones in pursuit of activities providing them enjoyment. To be regarded as “camping” a minimum of one night is spent outdoors, distinguishing it from day-tripping, picnicking, and other similarly short-term recreational activities. Camping may involve … Read more

Volt

The voltage of an electrochemical cell in a battery is determined by the cell’s chemistry. Cells can be combined in series to produce higher voltages, or additional circuitry can be added to adjust the voltage to a different level. Mechanical generators can usually be constructed to produce any voltage within a feasible range.

wattage

Electric power is the rate at which electric energy is transferred by an electric circuit. The SI unit of power is the watt, one joule per second. Electric power is usually produced by electric generators, but can also be supplied by sources such as electric batteries. It is generally supplied to businesses and homes by … Read more

caravan

A caravan (from ) is a group of people traveling together, often on a trade expedition. Caravans were used mainly in desert areas and throughout the Silk Road, where traveling in groups aided in defense against bandits as well as helping to improve economies of scale in trade. In historical times, caravans connecting East Asia … Read more

nonstick

A non-stick surface is a surface engineered to reduce the ability of other materials to stick to it. Non-stick cookware is a common application, where the non-stick coating allows food to brown without sticking to the pan. Non-stick is often used to refer to surfaces coated with polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), which is sold under the brand … Read more

West Bend

The West Bend Company was a West Bend, Wisconsin company from 1911 to 2001. The West Bend Company manufactured aluminum cookware and electrical appliances, but also made two-stroke cycle engines including outboard boat motors. Art Ingels used a surplus West Bend engine to power the first kart. The engine division of West Bend was sold … Read more

Cooker

Cooker may refer to several types of cooking appliances and devices used for cooking foods.

oatmeal

Oatmeal, also known as white oats, is ground oat groats (i.e., grains, as in oat-meal, cf. cornmeal, peasemeal, etc.), or a porridge made from oats (also called oatmeal cereal or stirabout). Oatmeal can also be steel-cut, crushed, or rolled.

sear function

Searing is a cooking technique that exposes food to high temperatures to create a crisp browning on the outside. This method enhances the flavor of the dish and is often done in a small amount of oil, butter, or fat. By cooking the surface of the food on high heat, a crispy, brown exterior is … Read more

Searing function

Searing is a cooking technique that exposes food to high temperatures to create a crisp browning on the outside. This method enhances the flavor of the dish and is often done in a small amount of oil, butter, or fat. By cooking the surface of the food on high heat, a crispy, brown exterior is … Read more

sear

In a firearm, the sear is the part of the trigger mechanism that holds the hammer, striker or bolt back until the correct amount of pressure has been applied to the trigger; at which point the hammer, striker or bolt is released to discharge the weapon. The sear may be a separate part or can … Read more

timers

A timer is a specialized type of clock for measuring time intervals. By function timers can be categorized to two main types. A timer which counts upwards from zero for measuring elapsed time is often called a stopwatch; a device which counts down from a specified time interval is more usually called a timer or … Read more

Extra Large Slow Cooker

An extra large slow cooker is a kitchen appliance that is used to cook food at a slow and steady pace. This type of cooker is typically larger than a standard slow cooker and can accommodate larger portions of food.

large

A major appliance, or domestic appliance, is a large machine used for routine housekeeping tasks such as cooking, washing laundry, or food preservation. An appliance is different from a plumbing fixture because it uses electricity or fuel. Major appliances differ from small appliances because they are bigger and not portable. They are often considered fixtures … Read more

Hamilton Beach

Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is an American manufacturer of home appliances, air purifiers, and commercial restaurant equipment marketed primarily in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, including blenders, mixers, toasters, slow cookers, clothes irons, and air purifiers. Until sometime in the 1980s the company’s products were marketed under the brand name “Hamilton Beach Scovill”, reflecting … Read more

kitchen appliance

Home appliances are electrical/mechanical machines which accomplish some household functions, such as cooking or cleaning. Home appliances can be classified into: Major appliances, or white goods Small appliances, Consumer electronics, or brown goods This division is also noticeable in the maintenance and repair of these kinds of products. Brown goods usually require high technical knowledge … Read more

rice cooker

A rice cooker or rice steamer (also known colloquially as a rice maker in America) is an electric kitchen appliance used to boil or steam rice for human consumption. Electric rice cookers were developed in Japan, where they are known as suihanki (炊飯器).

Crock-Pot

A slow cooker, also known as a Crock-Pot (a trademark that is sometimes used generically in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand), is a countertop electrical cooking appliance that is used for simmering, which requires maintaining a relatively low temperature (compared to other cooking methods such as baking, boiling, and frying), allowing unattended cooking … Read more

Baby Food

When it comes to feeding your baby, you have a few different options. You can either breastfeed, give them infant formula, or give them baby food. Baby food is any soft, easily consumed food that is specifically made for human babies between the ages of four and six months and two years old. There are … Read more

Black Friday

Black Friday refers to the Friday after Thanksgiving in the United States. It is typically the start of the Christmas shopping season in the United States. Many stores offer sales at discounted prices and often open early on this day. Some stores’ sales continue to Monday (“Cyber Monday”) or for a week (“Cyber Week”). Black … Read more

Lightweight

In science and engineering, the weight of an object is the force acting on the object due to gravity. Weight is a measure of the force of gravity acting on an object. The unit of measurement for weight is that of force, which in the International System of Units (SI) is the newton. For example, … Read more

Quarts

A quart is an English unit of volume that is equal to a quarter gallon. There are three different types of quarts that are currently used: the liquid quart and dry quart of the US customary system and the imperial quart of the British imperial system. All three of these quarts are roughly equal to … Read more

Slow Cooker

A slow cooker is an electrical cooking appliance that is used to simmer at a lower temperature than other cooking methods. This facilitates unattended cooking for many hours of dishes that would otherwise be boiled. Slow cookers can be used to cook pot roast, soups, stews, beverages, desserts, and dips.

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I am Al Amin. I have a deep appreciation for good cooking tools and appliances. After working as a cook for many years, I have a keen understanding of what works best in the kitchen. Here, I share my knowledge so you can make informed decisions about what products to use in your own kitchen. … Read more

Al Amin

I am Al Amin. I am a food blogger, I like to share my experience with my fan and follower.

Slow Cooker

electrical cooking appliance used to prepare food by simmering for several hours, mostly unattended

2-Quarts

The quart (symbol: qt)[1] is an English unit of volume equal to a quarter gallon. Three kinds of quarts are currently used: the liquid quart and dry quart of the US customary system and the imperial quart of the British imperial system. All are roughly equal to one liter. It is divided into two pints … Read more

Slow cooking

Low-temperature cooking is a cooking technique using temperatures in the range of about 60 to 90 °C (140 to 194 °F)[1] for a prolonged time to cook food. Low-temperature cooking methods include sous vide cooking, slow cooking using a slow cooker, cooking in a normal oven which has a minimal setting of about 70 °C … Read more