We all know about the benefits of nonstick cookware: it’s said to be ideal for new cooks as it releases foods easily, it’s usually inexpensive, especially when compared with other types of cookware, it’s light, and it’s easy to wash. Moreover, you will need little oil for cooking and therefore it is a good choice for those health-conscious. Another advantage is that nonstick cookware is available in all sizes, designs and colors.
The problem with nonstick cookware is that it is easy to damage the surface or even completely ruin the pan or pot. I guess we’ve all seen lots of damaged nonstick cookware in our kitchens. However, if you know how to use and store your nonstick cookware properly, it can last for years.
Let’s go through the simple rules of using and caring of nonstick cookware.
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I love baking. No. To tell the truth, I absolutely adore baking. I enjoy the whole experience which makes me feel so tranquil and untroubled when I weigh and mix ingredients or decorate a cake. There’s something magical about making a cake: you usually take some common products like eggs, flour and butter, spend some time in the kitchen and, ta dah, you have an amazing dessert.
Some people will say that making a cake at home takes a huge amount of time and makes your kitchen a mess. Moreover, your cake will never look like those they show in TV shows or Instagram photos. I wouldn’t agree, though. You just need to know some tricks and ways to make it easier and more enjoyable.
Ok. First things first. So, you have your cake out of the oven and cooled to room temperature. Now it’s time to level it as most cakes tend to dome up.
Of course, you can frost and decorate your cake on a plate but this will be much more challenging and time-consuming. Cake turntables rotate in either direction for right or left-handed use. It will change your experience providing you with a range of motion you’ve never dreamt of before. Cake decorating will become easy and efficient, and much more enjoyable too. You will be able to control the speed of smooth rotation or you can lock it into place and focus on decoration details.
Moreover, the tilting mechanism offers 18 secure plate positions, which definitely makes the whole creative process much more convenient, while the non-slip grip design on the top plate will hold your cake securely in place. The turntable is easy to clean with a soft, damp cloth.
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I have an admission. I hate banana. I think it’s a texture things.
Potato on the otherhand loves them and I’ve discovered that while I don’t like them fresh, I love them used in baking and cooking. Baking with an ingredient that Potato loves to eat anyway, just adds to the fun and he already knows the end result is going to be delicious.
So I thought I’d share some of our favourite banana recipes for kids. Some are our own recipes and others are ones we’ve come across and are eager to try.
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