25 Kitchen Gifts Under $25

25 Kitchen Gifts Under $25

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In fact, some of the best kitchen gifts are under $25. Here are the best gifts under $25 to show your eating-and-cooking loving friends you care. A large kitchen timerThere are plenty of legitimate and practical reasons to own an analogue (and very large) kitchen timer. They’re lightweight but durable; elegant enough for serveware and functional enough to be used as a kitchen tool. You can use them to mis out prepped ingredients or to serve sauce alongside a main.
Aldi Is Selling “Sweet Bloody Red Wine” For $8 This Halloween

Aldi Is Selling “Sweet Bloody Red Wine” For $8 This Halloween

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Update, October, 8, 2020: Gather 'round, ghosts and goblins: Aldi's bottles of Sweet Bloody Red wine are back on shelves for Halloween this year. A few Aldi-obsessed Instagram accounts including @aldi.mademedoit and @aldi.guru spotted the Halloween wine on shelves at the cult-favorite store. The sweet red wine comes in a spooky orange and black bottle with images of a witch, haunted house, bats, moon, and Jack-O-Lanterns on it. The name of the wine, Sweet Bloody Red, is fittingly displayed in red. Aldi is selling an EXTREMELY fun, orange and black, witch- and pumpkin-adorned bottle of Halloween wine.
Chef John's Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy

Chef John's Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy

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I felt that 10 cups of water was too much for a couple of turkey wings and adjusted to 31/2 cups of water and 3 1/2 cups of canned chicken stock. The only difference is that I use 6 or 8 turkey wings because there isn't much fat on a wing, and I use chicken or turkey broth instead of the water. It's my favorite gravy recipe. I ended up with 7 cups of gravy at the end because I used 14 cups of water at the broth-making stage. Last year I decided to try a new gravy recipe on Thanksgiving and for the first time ever, I had to toss everything and depend on jarred gravy.
Peanut Butter Banana Stuffed French Toast

Peanut Butter Banana Stuffed French Toast

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So, today I’m sharing a recipe that’s perfect to get your kids cooking—Peanut Butter Banana Stuffed French Toast. Sure, french toast is fun, but I found that stuffing it with peanut butter & banana ups the ante. Ingredients Needed for Peanut Butter Banana Stuffed French Toast2 pieces whole wheat bread1-2 tablespoons peanut butter (or other nut butter)1/2 banana1 tablespoon butter1 eggsplash of milkdash of cinnamonberries to top French toastmaple syrupEasy substitutions for this kid-friendly recipe:Make it gluten-free by using gluten-free bread in lieu of whole wheat breadCan’t have nuts? Peanut Butter Banana Stuffed French Toast 5 from 1 vote Course: Breakfast Cuisine: American Keyword: easy french toast, kid-friendly breakfast Dietary Restriction: Gluten Free, Peanut/Tree-Nut Free, Vegetarian Category: Too EasyActive Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 5 minutes Author: Kiran Dodeja Smith Servings (Adjust to suit) : 1 Calories: 315 kcal An easy recipe that kids can help make, this Peanut Butter Banana Stuffed French Toast is perfect for breakfast or brunch. Place the other piece of bread, peanut butter side down, on top of the bananas like a sandwich.
The Best Holiday Gifts for Cooks, Hosts, and Everyone In-Between

The Best Holiday Gifts for Cooks, Hosts, and Everyone In-Between

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That's the question we asked ourselves when coming up with our annual list of gifts for cooks. Photo by Chelsea Kyle, Prop Styling by Beatrice ChastkaDuralex Picardie Colored TumblersDuralex’s clear Picardie tumblers are everything a drinking glass should be: stackable, affordable, virtually unbreakable, and of course, tasteful. That’s gift territory. BUY IT: Duralex Picardie Colored Tumbler Glasses, six for $37 on AmazonPhoto by Chelsea Kyle, Prop Styling by Beatrice Chastka, Food Styling by Laura RegeOpinel No. 08 Carbon Steel Knife, $15 on Amazon
The Best Instant Pot Black Friday Deals the Internet Has to Offer

The Best Instant Pot Black Friday Deals the Internet Has to Offer

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The Instant Pot Black Friday deals this year? Deciding to save a ton of money on an Instant Pot is the easy part—it’s in choosing which (steeply discounted!) Instant Pot Duo NovaThis is the most popular Instant Pot model, available in a few sizes. It also happens to be one of the best Instant Pot Black Friday deals at 50 percent off. CYBER MONDAY DEAL: Instant Pot Duo Nova, 6 Quart $100 $50 at TargetInstant Pot Duo PlusThe Duo Plus adds a few more functionalities to the list, including a cake/egg maker and a sterilizer.
Watch These Pro Chefs Share 6 Methods For Making The Perfect Scrambled Eggs

Watch These Pro Chefs Share 6 Methods For Making The Perfect Scrambled Eggs

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Anne BurrellAllie FolinoWorst Cooks in America host and chef Anne Burrell knows how to make super sexy soft scrambled eggs. Water lightens eggs, making them more mobile, while milk thickens eggs, making them richer. Judy JooAllie FolinoChef Judy Joo is all about creamy, light, and fluffy scrambled eggs. Her method for fluffy eggs is adding a little bit of heavy cream (remember: heavy cream and fats make thiccc eggs!) Millie PeartreeAllie FolinoRestaurateur Millie Peartree started her cooking journey by making scrambled eggs, making this soft scramble recipe near and dear to her heart.
What Olive Oils Do Chefs Use? We Asked 5 of Them About Their Favorites

What Olive Oils Do Chefs Use? We Asked 5 of Them About Their Favorites

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Still, even chefs have a variety of preferences—and place varying levels of importance on the specific brand—when it comes to olive oil. To some, like Amanda Cohen, the chef at New York City’s Dirt Candy, there’s nothing precious about olive oil. Claire Saffitz, Contributing Editor at Bon Appétit: Frantoia Extra Virgin Olive OilBon Appétit’s Claire Saffitz uses olive oil every single day. For a more widely available oil, Nosrat recommends the organic extra virgin olive oil on Costco’s shelves. “Most of the pasta, meat, and fish dishes I make for dinner use olive oil in the cooking process and I often drizzle extra virgin olive oil over rested meat and fish before serving.”