Does Flex Seal As Seen on TV really seal as well as the commercials suggest? This test duplicates some of the things the guy in the commercial claims are possible. The results were quite positive. Flex Seal is definitely a useful product for all sorts of sealing jobs around the house.
In a recent article, I stated how much I like microfiber cleaning towels. I also a microfiber mat for drying dishes. Sure, it’s great to have. But is it really better than a dish rack, like many people are claiming? A microfiber dish drying mat or even a microfiber cloth will absorb moisture very well. But […]
I like to cook the old-fashioned way, with fire. Or with gas caught on fire. But, sometimes I dream of a world in which I can cook basic things in the microwave without ruining their texture. For example, making a grilled cheese in the microwave. You can’t grill in a microwave, can you? Or, reheat […]
The Italian word chitarra means guitar. So, what is it doing here on Culinary Lore? You certainly cannot cut pasta with a guitar. Well, when you see a chitarra pasta cutter, you’ll get the idea. It is a wooden frame (sometimes metal) with wires stretched across it. The wires are used to cut pasta dough into thin […]
A culinary torch is a small, handheld butane torch typically used to caramelize crème brûlée, to brown baked meringues, roast small peppers, or even to melt cheese. Used anywhere a quick toast is needed or melt, they are sometimes called chef’s torches or cooking torches. See JB Chef Culinary Micro Butane Torch – Amazon Bestseller. You may […]
So many cooking blogs recommend a garlic press. I have a hard time understanding it. Why would you want a clunky pair of pliers to pulverize garlic? It hardly has any other use. Yet, it is one of the most popular kitchen gadgets in existence. In my opinion, it is a silly product. Calling the […]