If you love cooking, you likely know the benefits and joys of using this kitchen workhorse. And why not, a sturdy pot with tight fitting lid that can go on any stovetop and is oven safe – what’s not to like? Moreover you can cook a variety of recipes extra delicious and aromatic. From browned chicken thighs to beef stew to bread baking, these pots are a great help. But do you know which is the best Dutch oven?
You may think, hmm.. what about a pot like Le Creuset enameled cast iron? Or Cast iron Dutch ovens like the Lodge enameled version or the one made by Staub? Or maybe those oval Dutch ovens with a tempered glass lid you saw online? If you are still trying to figure out the best brand or design, you are missing an important aspect – the raw material. How healthy a Dutch oven is depends on what it is made from. Find out why all the Dutch ovens you typically see in stores are not the healthiest choice.
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Lentils might not be the most delicious food in many cultures, but they are a staple of Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine. Many people complain that lentils taste pretty bland. However, this doesn’t have to be the case with these highly nutritious legumes. By making small changes in the way you cook these, yours can be the most delicious lentil recipe.
Cooking lentils slow and low, combining the right varieties among red lentils, green lentils, brown lentils etc., using freshly ground spices, and garnishing with fresh herbs can greatly improve the flavor and aroma of your dish. But do you know that by changing your cookware, any lentil recipe not only tastes good but also retains nutrients lost in other cooking methods? Keep reading to learn more.
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In just a few hours, it will be time to cook food and then serve dinner to your family. You are making stews with vegetables, potatoes and meat, and you taste test the stew while at the stove. The cooked food seems to lack flavor though you added lots of spices. Then you begin to think about the glazed bottom and sides of the cooking vessel you used, and wonder about the safety of cooking in it. Is there something better, healthier, and that will retain the food tastes through the cooking process?
Continue reading Are all unglazed clay cooking pots are the same? What makes them the best choice for healthy cooking?
A popular use of clay vessels is for cooking soups, beans, making broth or stock, and for delicious family meals. But choosing the one cooking pot that will make the healthiest dishes without leaching toxins is the key. And of course, you would want to make sure your prepared food tastes delicious and retains all nutrients. Would it surprise you to find out these aspects all rely greatly on one factor? The raw material? Keep reading to fully understand the impact of this.
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Cooking outdoors can be a fun and enjoyable experience, made easier with the right equipment. You might have seen your friends or neighbors using gas or pellet grills or a digital charcoal grill for cooking outdoors with charcoal fire and wondered whether you should get something similar… probably a gas grill or other portable grill for your outdoor cooking area.
In this article, we will discuss a Big Horn Black Steel charcoal grill that has been tested by Miriam’s Earthen Cookware. With a desire to use Miriam’s pots for outdoor cooking, Miriam selected this Ranch Fire Pit charcoal grill and has tested it multiple times with success.
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On a busy day, people often turn to using slow cookers, air fryer and countertop electric roaster ovens for ease of use. This article will focus on slow cookers and what we recommend to replace your round crock pots and oval slow cookers. Preparing meals in a crock pot has many benefits, the best one being the convenience of cooking all day with no supervision. However, most cooks prefer fast and easy cleanup and go for nonstick slow cookers. Alternatively, some adopt a common hack you’d find online, which is using liners or slow cooker bags. In both the cases, they often forget, or may not even know, how the slow cooker insert or related accessories can make what you eat, toxic. Keep reading to learn more.
Continue reading The disadvantages of a traditional crock pot lining, and suggestions for a better alternative that is 100% non-toxic.
Dutch oven cooking on a campfire takes your cooking experience to the next level. You get to have fun spending time with friends and family outdoors while enjoying your favorite Dutch oven recipes. And if you are a health conscious cook, you’ll find the following tips useful.
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Are you looking for Dutch oven vegetables recipes that are healthy and nutritious? Then you have come to the right place. By choosing the right ingredients and the right Dutch oven pot, you can cook the most filling and nourishing meals for your family with little babysitting.
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When choosing a traditional tagine, you will find options to purchase a glazed clay or ceramic tagine and an unglazed clay tagine. While the glaze will catch your eye because it is colorful, glossy and looks beautiful, the unglazed is free from toxic glazes.
And if you are looking at Miriam’s unglazed pure clay tagine pan, you can be sure it is 100% non-toxic and cooks the most nutritious traditional tagine recipes among your other favorite foods. Keep reading to discover how.
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When shopping for mugs, it is common to find ceramic mugs, china, glass mugs and mugs of stainless steel or mixed materials. What is a good choice? I don’t know about you but lead free coffee mugs would rank at the top of my priority list. Cups for hot drinks like morning coffee or tea, and which are microwave safe, as well as suitable for cold drinks such as lemonade. Did you know that so many of the popular mugs sold are made of toxic materials, including lead?
Continue reading Lead free mugs and bowls that offer a unique way to reheat (and even cook) and serve food.