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Choosing Between A Gas Or Electric Oven

There are a huge range of choices to make when it comes to fitting out your kitchen, from the colour of the walls to the storage solutions, the % split between fridge and freezer to the trade-off between worktop space and cooking equipment. One of the most important decisions you’ll make in terms of cooking appliances, however, is choosing between a gas or electric oven. This choice is normally driven by the flat or house you’re furnishing – if there’s no gas then your decision is made for you. If you do have the choice between these two different oven types, though, this article is for you. There are several factors you need to consider when you’re choosing an oven, here are what we consider…

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  • July 17th, 2018
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Five Reasons Why Your Oven Isn’t Heating Evenly

Whatever is on the menu, its extremely frustrating when you’ve followed the cooking instructions, yet for some reason, your dinner hasn’t cooked evenly. Not only is this problem going to ruin your dinner, it could also be a health hazard if food such as chicken isn’t cooking thoroughly. There are a number of reasons this could be happening, and the good news is that most of them are easily identified. Read on to find out six reasons why you’re having oven problems.

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  • March 9th, 2018
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What Not to Put in Your Microwave

After a long day, preheating an oven and preparing a whole meal from scratch might be the last thing that you want to do. Microwaves allow you to defrost and reheat leftovers easily, without having to worry about roasting or frying a thing. However, some food items and other materials are incompatible with microwaves and could even be a fire hazard. To avoid damage and mess in the kitchen, there are certain things that you should never try to heat in this appliance. Read on to find out what not to microwave: Is it OK to put paper in the microwave? Paper is highly flammable; therefore it is generally not a good idea to put paper in the microwave. Paper can release toxic fumes and…

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What Are The Best Ways to Organise Your Fridge?

Like most things in life, your fridge will run more efficiently if it is well organised. This guide to fridge shelf organisation and fridge layout will help you to optimise your refrigerator – ensuring that your food stays fresher for longer. Although making sure that you eat food before its use-by date and stacking the fridge neatly is a great place to start, there’s much more to knowing how to organise your fridge for optimal performance and certain rules that you should adhere to. This guide will help you to make sure that your refrigerator works to its full potential and is always organised optimally. What to store in fridge doors The doors of your fridge are generally the warmest part, as they’re exposed to…

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  • February 27th, 2018
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Five Easy Tips to Keep Your Cooker Clean

  Your cooker is an essential part of day-to-day life, as it enables you to feed yourself or your family night after night. Therefore, it is a great idea to keep this appliance clean and well maintained, to reduce the risk of any problems arising and keep your stomach happy! However, this does not have to mean that you need to dedicate time to rigorous cleaning each day. While we may all know how to clean a cooker, this doesn’t make it any more enjoyable. There are steps that you can take when preparing your dinner that will help to minimise the mess you make, and keep your cooker sparkling without too much effort. If you’re looking to cut down on your cleaning time but…

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