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All About Cooking Tools and How To's

Are you just getting started in your journey with cooking? After ingredients, the most important part of the cooking experience is understanding your tools! Living in such a fast-paced world where we value cheap prices over quality, it can be easy to reach for the cheapest tools and then simply replace them when they’ve been worn down. Researching and understanding not only the quality but also the function of the things you use in the kitchen will help you create tasty meals with pots and pans that can be passed down for generations.


General Kitchen Knowledge

The best part about being home is cooking food you love for yourself and the people you care about. Cooking brings us together, whether it is baking with mom or watching dad make his signature dish. As we grow older, we earn more responsibilities in the kitchen. For some, that’s setting the table and for others it’s learning how to use a sharp knife properly to cut the carrots. Others still are designated potato and corn peelers. Today’s society is heavily influenced by a fast-food culture, where home cooking is considered a chore and eating out is the easier option for busy families. Brushing up on some kitchen knowledge you may have forgotten is a good place to start getting connected to your plate again.

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How To’s- Grain, Oats, and Pasta

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How to Make Overnight Oats


How To’s- Fruit and Vegetables

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How To’s- Condiments

How to Make Perfect Homemade Barbecue Sauce

How to Make the Best Pizza Sauce


How To’s- Generalized

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How to Make Ghee

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Cooking Tools

What pots and pans are you using? Do you know how to get the most out of your slow cooker? These are commonly asked questions when it comes to the tools we use to prepare ingredients or to cook our food. Getting to know your tools is a good way to better your cooking skills! After all, not all pans heat up the same way and not all slow cooker recipes need 10 hours to cook! Understand how to make your tools work for you.

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In Our Kitchen

While our kitchen staff is still small, it is mighty! We are so lucky that we get to talk about food and eat some of the tastiest recipes ever, here at work nearly every single day! Whether we are testing blends, working on creating new recipes, or just redoing some of our old favorites, our kitchen is full of good smells and even better flavors.

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Pennsylvania Pepper

Pennsylvania Pepper

Starting at: $6.25

Pizza Seasoning

Pizza Seasoning

Starting at: $4.98

Ground Cumin

Ground Cumin

Starting at: $4.42

Smoked Sweet Paprika

Smoked Sweet Paprika

Starting at: $4.49

Black Tellicherry Peppercorns

Black Tellicherry Peppercorns

Starting at: $6.11

California Granulated Garlic

California Granulated Garlic

Starting at: $5.76

Ancho Chile Powder

Ancho Chile Powder

Starting at: $5.44

Tuscany Bread Dipping Seasoning

Tuscany Bread Dipping Seasoning

Starting at: $5.62

California Garlic Powder

California Garlic Powder

Starting at: $5.66

Flippin the Bird

Flippin the Bird

Starting at: $6.00

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