As much as non-toxic cookware is important for cooking healthy food, your kitchenware also plays an important role in keeping the health value of cooked food intact when you serve it. This is because when food comes in contact with items in the kitchen like plates, bowls, cups and other serving dishes, it is prone to leach toxins and contaminate it, if the material your kitchenware is made of is toxic and reactive. This begs an important question: which kitchenware is truly “non-toxic”? Continue reading “Non-toxic” Kitchenware is the in thing now. Find out which is truly non-toxic and why?
Among a vast variety of pots and pans available in the market, made from all kinds of material from metals, alloys, ceramics to clay, it becomes a bit difficult to choose the best. The best pots and pans would be the ones made from 100% non-toxic and safe material that can cook the food while keeping it uncontaminated and rich in nutrients and making sure there is no compromise on natural taste and color of food after cooking.
Miriams Earthen Cookware (MEC) – a pioneering company in the US has done a lot of research and came up with a cookware, after taking every aspect of healthy and safe cooking into account, that is best for you. Let’s see what steps MEC takes to make the best pots and pans for its customers: Continue reading MEC: A Company that Makes the the Best Pots and Pans for You
Pressure cooking involves cooking food quickly under steam pressure created by adding water to the pot and then tightly closing it with a lid. While conventional pressure cookers with lock and seal lids claim to cook food quickly, MEC’s 100% non-toxic pressure-cooking pots promise to cook the same food in a healthier way. Let’s see how they are different from the conventional ones: Continue reading MEC’s 100% Non-toxic Pressure Cookers VS. Popular Metal Pressure Cookers
A Dutch oven is a cooking pot with thick walls and a tight-fitting lid. Dutch ovens have been used as cooking pots for hundreds of years and it is a popular piece of cookware even today – thanks to being multi-purpose and capable of different varieties of cooking like soups, stews, vegetables, and other slow cooking recipes.
Let’s see what features of a Dutch oven makes it unique and how pure clay makes it the best: Continue reading Why Pure and Primary Clay makes the Best Dutch Ovens?
Slow cooking is a popular method of cooking foods for several hours with less to no babysitting. It is quite convenient for those who like to leave their food cooking for a whole day to find it ready to serve when they come back after 6-8 hours. On the other hand, MEC slow cookers promise to cook the same recipes in less than half the time among several other benefits, let’s see how they are different from conventional slow cookers: Continue reading MEC’s 100% Non-toxic Slow Cookers VS. Conventional Slow Cookers
Michelle, an avid cook has recently purchased an expensive range of cookware for her kitchen so she can cook her favorite recipes over the weekend. She decides to cook her all-time favorite rice in her brand-new copper clad stainless-steel pot. She is confident about the quality, taste and health value of her wisely chosen aged Basmati rice, but would her metal pot be able to retain the healthfulness of rice while cooking?
Ever wondered what happens to rice cooking in stainless steel? It’s no secret that all metals are innately reactive so could they be leaching into rice? And what will happen to the food which is a biochemical entity coming in contact with metals in the presence of high heat? Continue reading Cooking Healthy Food in Healthy Pots: Why Both Aspects are Important?
Emily is an avid cook; she has just finished remodeling her kitchen to make sure she has things exactly the way she always wanted them to be: new cabinets, gas stove, a range of cookware, bakeware and beautiful kitchenware.
Being environment conscious, she chose real wood over poly or MDF (plastic), switched from electric to gas stove, and did a fantastic job of making her kitchen as eco-friendly as possible by avoiding any kind of material that can be detrimental to the planet. Now let’s look at her kitchenware and pots & pans: she has spent a lot of money on 100% stainless steel cookware and utensils, and ceramic-ware for baking. But is that really healthy and eco-friendly? To understand the answer to this question, we need to carefully analyze the raw material used in her cookware and utensils: Continue reading Use 100% Eco-friendly Cookware for Green Living
There is a strong connection between our food and kitchenware: the kind of kitchenware our food comes in contact with day in and day out, decides its health. Food is a bio-chemical entity and while heat acting as a catalyst, it reacts to the elements leaching from the pot. So, in order to keep food free from toxins, non-toxic kitchenware must be a quintessential part of our kitchen. Continue reading How Your Food and Health depends on Your Kitchenware?