Easy ways you can prevent cooking fires

There are more than 100 million ranges and cooktops in use in the U.S. today, and most are operated safely and without incident. When cooking fires do occur, they’re usually preventable through a few simple steps. AHAM has partnered with UL, the National Association of State Fire Marshals, and the National Safety Council to develop … Continue reading "Easy ways you can prevent cooking fires"

Make Food Safety Part of the Plan During Summer Celebrations

Cooking and sharing meals is a time-honored summertime tradition, especially on holidays like Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day. While you may be thinking more about serving your guests, you should take steps to ensure food safety during your summertime gathering, especially if you are cooking, eating or serving outdoors. Cases of food poisoning, … Continue reading "Make Food Safety Part of the Plan During Summer Celebrations"

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality While Cooking, Even Without a Range Hood

Are you thinking more about the indoor air you breathe? If you are, you aren’t alone. Awareness of indoor air quality has surged over the past few years, though for very different reasons. Last summer, millions in the Northeast U.S. looked for indoor air solutions as smoke from Canadian wildfires blanketed the region and led … Continue reading "How to Improve Indoor Air Quality While Cooking, Even Without a Range Hood"

Appliances break down barriers to healthy eating

What’s the biggest barrier to healthier eating? Certainly, willpower and determination are factors. But according to Isabel Maples, a registered dietitian practicing in Virginia, the biggest challenge for many is planning. “The biggest barrier to getting a healthier meal on the table is the thinking ahead,” Maples said. “I can’t tell you the number of … Continue reading "Appliances break down barriers to healthy eating"

Holiday Cooking: What to Freeze and What to Prepare Fresh

If you are getting ready to host a big holiday meal, your freezer can make the job a lot easier. Beyond their obvious advantage for food storage, freezers can help you stay ahead of the clock as you prepare for the big feast. Preparing certain dishes and freezing them in advance can be great for … Continue reading "Holiday Cooking: What to Freeze and What to Prepare Fresh"

Your Recipe for Safer Holiday Cooking

With the holidays in full swing, kitchen appliances, from major appliances like the oven and range to portables like the stand mixer and immersion blender, are being put to good use across the U.S. to turn out holiday favorites from turkey to cookies to pies. Appliances are extremely safe when used properly and are tested … Continue reading "Your Recipe for Safer Holiday Cooking"

3 Quick Tips for Using a Rice Cooker

Rice is an easy to make, easy-to-store dish that compliments just about any main course or forms the base of any number of creative dishes. And while the word “rice” usually is associated with plain white rice first, there are numerous varieties available—brown, black, wild rice (which is not truly rice), basmati, yellow and others. … Continue reading "3 Quick Tips for Using a Rice Cooker"

Simplify Holiday Cooking With Sous Vide

The holiday cooking season is almost upon us. What appliances are part of your holiday repertoire? Are you partial to holiday baking workhorses like your range and stand mixer, or are you looking to your slow cooker to warm up some holiday cheer after a trying year? A sous vide immersion circulator might not be … Continue reading "Simplify Holiday Cooking With Sous Vide"

COVID-19 Roundup, Winter Edition

As we approach the 2020 winter and holiday season, COVID-19 numbers are once again spiking across the country.  While we have learned a lot about how to clean, and how to stay safe, with the upcoming holiday season upon us, it’s worth the reminder of how to best keep your family’s safety and comfort in … Continue reading "COVID-19 Roundup, Winter Edition"

Late Summer Sweets for Nostalgia and Comfort

Whether it is barbecue (cooked indoors or out), fresh-from-the-garden vegetables, or frozen summertime treats, flavors are part of the summer. That first taste of a popsicle or lick of an ice cream cone can trigger nostalgic feelings as we remember our favorite treats from summers past. You might associate what you are eating not just … Continue reading "Late Summer Sweets for Nostalgia and Comfort"