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Keep Your Kitchen Safe!

Posted by Diane Aase on

Cooking is a daily task that is as familiar to us as eating!  If fact, it is so familiar that we forget that it is one of the most dangerous rooms in our homes.  Cuts, burns, food borne illnesses and falls caused 1.69 million emergency room visits last year. That makes kitchen safety a very important topic for all of us to consider.  Here are ten safety tips to help you make your kitchen safe!  #1  Where are sharp knives stored?  In the kitchen!  Always keep knives in the wooden block or carrier they came in or in a drawer...

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There Are Dirty Utensils In Your Kitchen!

Posted by Diane Aase on

Did you know that there are unclean items in your kitchen that could be spreading bacteria and other germs around on kitchen surfaces and on the food you prepare?  I'm not trying to freak you out.  We obviously use our kitchens every day and we haven't ended up in the emergency room, so things can't be that bad, right?  Of course, you're right.   We do hear of salmonella outbreaks on things like romaine lettuce, poultry and other types of meat and produce.  If you unknowingly bring some of that home then you have a problem.  But there are easy and...

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Do You Have a Problem With Gluten? You're Not Alone!

Posted by Diane Aase on

Gluten sensitivity is a real problem. It is complicated and hard to diagnose as a definitive disease.  The very real celiac disease is well reported and is known to cause damage to the digestive tissues in the gut.  It can be directly linked to the gluten proteins in grains such as wheat, rye, barley and spelt.  The immune systems of those with celiac disease, about 1% of the population, recognize the gluten proteins as invaders and begin to destroy the tissues in the gut as well as the proteins themselves.  When the problem is a gluten sensitivity, the gut reacts...

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Do You Hate Splattered Counter Tops?

Posted by Diane Aase on

Here is the answer to spattered counter tops!   This durable silicone spatter guard saves you so much time during clean up whenever you bake or need to mix other ingredients for meal prep.   It will fit over most bowl sizes and most skillets as well.  Have a bubbling tomato sauce that splashes all over your stove? The silicone guard is heat resistant so you can cover the skillet while cooking and stir whenever you need to without making a big mess on the stove.   When you are baking, cover the mixing bowl and insert the beaters of the mixer...

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The Faster Way To Chop Vegetables

Posted by shopquirkycook.com Admin on

If chopping vegetables for salads, soups, stir fry, or any other dish you prepare is not your favorite task, take a look at this!👇 😀Here is the perfect slicer, dicer for vegetables and fruit!    👍It's hand held and easy to squeeze and cut in just seconds! You can even hold it over pot or skillet and let the veggies fall directly into the cooking utensil.  Use the attachable container to store chopped, diced or sliced veggies and fruit. 👍  Easy to clean, dishwasher safe. Works up to 10x faster than using your old knives. Snap-on perfect portion container with...

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