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  1. How to keep your non-stick pans performing like new

    How to keep your non-stick pans performing like new
     

    Did you know that in most cases, non-stick pans stop performing not because of an issue with the non-stick, but due to a build up of oil and residue in the pan?  It could explain why your food was gliding out of your non-stick pan just months ago, but now it seems that no matter what you do, it’s sticking. 

    Food or oil residue can quickly build up on your pan, stopping the non-stick from being as effective. Spray oils in particular are a non-stick no-no, as the tiny particles burn quickly on to the pan, where they build up and are difficult to clean off.

    Luckily, with a good clean, your non-stick can likely be returned to brand new condition. If you use the below cleaning methods from the moment you unwrap your new pan, your non-stick will last you for years to come.

    How do I clean my pan?

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  2. Cookie Spiced Playdough

    Cookie Spiced Playdough

    yield: 1 BIG BATCH OF PLAYDOUGH

    prep time: 5 MINUTES

    active time: 5 MINUTES

    cooling time: 10 MINUTES

    total time: 20 MINUTES

    difficulty: BEGINNER

    estimated cost: $5

    This cookie spiced playdough smells delicious, makes your hands smooth, is easy to make and fun to play with!

    Materials

    • 2 cups plain flour
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  3. Cookware Masterclass – Choosing the Best Cookware for Your Kitchen

    Cookware Masterclass – Choosing the Best Cookware for Your Kitchen

    Whether you are investing a brand-new matching set of pots and pans or replacing your favorite saucepan that been passed down 

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  4. Sizzle, Sizzle – Everything You Need to Know About Frypans & Skillets

    Sizzle, Sizzle – Everything You Need to Know About Frypans & Skillets

    Whether you’re preparing a curry for dinner or whipping up your Sunday breakfast, chances are you’ll be using a frypan.

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  5. Do You Believe in Magic? – What is Induction Cookware and How to Find It

    Do You Believe in Magic? – What is Induction Cookware and How to Find It

    When I was a kid, I was obsessed with magic. My poor, long-suffering family were forced to spend untold hours camped on the living room couch, pretending, with varying degrees of success

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  6. Cuts Like a Knife - The Definitive Kitchen Knife Guide for the Home Chef

    Cuts Like a Knife - The Definitive Kitchen Knife Guide for the Home Chef

    Have you ever wondered why chef’s guard their knives like treasure? Having the appropriate tool for the job makes food prep a breeze, whether you’re a professional or a one pot wonder.

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  7. Taking Stock – How to Get the Most Out of Your Stock Pot

    Taking Stock – How to Get the Most Out of Your Stock Pot

    Winter is wreaking its frosty vengeance upon us. Outside, the wind, rain and chill are making life unpleasant for the poor souls unfortunate enough to be trapped in their clutches.

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  8. Sticky Situations – 5 Reasons Why You Need Non-Stick Cookware & What to Look For

    Sticky Situations – 5 Reasons Why You Need Non-Stick Cookware & What to Look For

    Before the advent of non-stick cookware, a significant proportion of cooking involved dousing your food in ungodly amounts of oil or accepting the fact that you may lose half of your meal to the frying pan. Today, non-stick pots and pans are essential in every domestic kitchen.

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