Having fresh herbs readily available for all your cooking needs is always a treat. With fresh herbs, food just tastes a lot better. But did you know that you can grow an herb garden right inside your kitchen? All you need is a few garden pots plus, some knowledge on container gardening, and a window with morning sunlight.
When designing their kitchens, people often treat the colors as an afterthought. Namely, they concentrate on some other aspects of decorating the kitchen and they end up with boring kitchens that feature a single color or very limited color combinations that are in no way interesting. With creative color schemes, details and combinations, a kitchen can become something truly spectacular and that is what we will be talking about.
The warmth of your kitchen invites a lot of activity making it a favorite place to spend quality time with family and friends. Designing a new kitchen is no doubt an exciting experience that requires a great deal of research and experience insights. With the following tips you can ensure you will love your new kitchen for years to come.
We’re approaching the end of 2014 but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some inspiring, innovative design trends you can still make the most of when designing your current or newly installed kitchen space.
Selecting the perfect tiles for your home is hard enough however the question that always arises is the difference between porcelain and ceramic tiles. Often people question if they are different and which is going to be suitable for their space. These are common queries, so we’re going to break it down for you.
For many, especially serious cooks, having a range in the kitchen that can do almost everything a commercial range can do is high on the kitchen wish list. Not only do pro-style ranges offer the power and performance to meet all varieties of cooking needs, they have a look and feel similar to restaurant equipment, which in itself adds to their appeal. But with these ranges usually starting around three thousand dollars and sometimes costing as much as a new car, it’s worth taking a look at what features set them apart from a typical gas range.
Many people do not know the far reaching impact of the incorrect disposal of certain kitchen waste. Disposing of large amounts of fat oil or grease, also commonly known as FOG straight down a drain can cause many issues, starting in your kitchen. This article will help you understand the problems which can occur and how they can be prevented.
Is your kitchen drain not working properly? Probably it is the slowly flowing water or the flooding scenario that help you know that your drain has a blockage or blockages. There are countless stories of kitchen sink drains getting blocked by grease, food left over and vegetable oil. Now the challenge is how to unclog the drain on own?
The sunshine and warm weather are the perfect excuse to get together with friends and family in the evening or over the weekend.
Your kitchen is one of the most frequently used rooms in your home and it’s worth investing in its appearance. You want it to be a pleasant, modern and spacious environment with surfaces that are easy to maintain without getting shabby quickly – wall tiles are the perfect solution.
If you love to entertain then you will understand the never ending search for the perfect party accessory for your kitchen. Parties big or small require perfect planning and as an entertainer you will know perfect preparation is the key to any successful gathering.
Saving energy not only helps conserve Mother Earth for generations to come but also cuts those utility bills to leave you and your family with more to spend. The kitchen is packed full of appliances, and it’s no surprise that it is the biggest energy user in the average family home.
Vintage is modern. Although this sentence might sound like a paradox, it is actually true that today more and more people turn back to the past times in search for inspiration for their work today. This process has been going on for a while in many branches of art and one of them is definitely interior design. While cutting-edge homes of today are instructed to follow the strict guidelines of minimalism and sterility, some designers turn to the old-look design and many people do accept their tips on how to make you home look fresh, bright, positive and vintage.
If you are looking to redesign your kitchen with glass surfaces or/and units, it is important for you to look at the wide range of different glass that is available for you to choose from before you make your final decision.
Making your own homemade baby food can be overwhelming and time consuming especially if you do not have the essential tools to do the work. A mere fork and ingredients could leave you messed up not to mention that they will not give you the desired results. Below are some common yet very essential kitchen tools that you need for preparing homemade baby foods at any given time.
One of the most difficult jobs a housewife (or househusband) has is in keeping the home clean and tidy, and this includes things like bed linen, towels and tablecloths. Tablecloths get a hammering from all sorts of messy substances, including Jams, ink, vinegar, wine, food colorings and more so it takes some very special treatment in order to keep your tablecloths looking like new. Here I have listed some tips that should help you keep yours in spick and span condition.
Chances are you might be using your oven more than usually with the season at our doorstep. In order to make it work its best, the oven has to be clean. There are a few ways to clean the oven. The right cleaning method for you depends on the type of oven you have and whether you’re looking for environmentally friendly methods. Here are a few different ways you can clean the oven in your kitchen.
A kitchen isn’t complete without a quality set of cooking scales, but deciding what the best is for you and your needs can often be quite overwhelming given the volume of scales on the market. Below is a run-down of weighing equipment on the market for home and domestic uses, whether you’re a frequent cook, an occasional cake baker or only cook or only cook during the festive season, here are some points that you may want to take on board before making your purchase.
Whether you are seeking professional contracting services or doing the kitchen remodeling yourself, you need to have access to as many kitchen design style look books. These will help inspire homeowners and help them have a clear idea of what they want to achieve in their kitchen as far as looks and materials are concerned.
With white tiles and black granite countertops the norm, it’s easy to see why so many homeowners regard their kitchens as rather boring. Lack of color – or in most cases, lack of the right colors – can quickly dull a kitchen’s aesthetic value.
So, you now you have a new home and are deep into work remodeling your kitchen. You have the dishwasher, the cook-top and a new oven to install. The first thing to do is to disconnect your old stove and oven. Only then can you proceed with connecting the new items and the remodeling. Here is how you can deal with major kitchen electric issues.
Do you ever wonder why hotels and fine dining restaurants seem more extravagant, soothing, and more comfortable than a fast-food joint? Well, apart from the food and the way furniture are set up, the big difference can be attributed to lighting elements. Try coming to a restaurant hours before opening; with all the white lights on, and you will be surprised to see that it is probably not as special and as swanky-looking as you may have thought.
Tired of brewing coffee all through the day? All you have to do is to buy a good beverage dispenser. These dispensers are of great use in maintaining the temperature of the content stored within them and also help in dispensing the fluid at ease.
If you are in charge of a busy commercial kitchen then you will know the importance of food safety and hygiene standards. Not only do you have a moral obligation to keep your customers healthy, you also have a legal obligation to make sure that safety standards are kept as high as they should be. No restaurant or catering outlet wants to get a reputation for poor safety and cleanliness standards, so it’s important that you go all out to make sure that your working environment is as clean and as safe as possible. Below are our top tips for ensuring you and your staff members create and maintain a safe kitchen in your premises.
Polished concrete is the interior trend of the moment and more and more homeowners are seeing concrete not as the dowdy, boring, grey material we see covering many commercial and industrial eyesores but a chic and contemporary addition to the home. Polished concrete is certainly a material made for the kitchen with its excellent durability and easy-to-clean surface, and it’s not just our kitchen floors that are getting the concrete treatment…