Tuesday, December 22, 2015
I remember when my husband(fiancé at the time) and I got our first apartment; and we had a hodge podge of cookware.
A lot of the cookware was supposedly nonstick, but I always had the most difficult time cooking with them. Maybe it was me or maybe the cookware was just cheap....who knows what the problem was--but my frustration lead me to research other cookware.
During my research, I stumbled upon an old friend--the cast iron skillet.
Those memories of good home cooking rushed in as I became more informed about the affordability of the skillet and its many uses....I was Sold!!!
Selling points for me:
Can be used on the stove and in the oven.
Can withstand high temperatures.
Its nonstick(if properly cared for, by keeping it clean, and well seasoned) when heated up.
Easy clean up.
Allows food to absorb iron.
Can last generations(If taken care of properly).
Cooks food evenly.
Golden and Crispy fry.
Food memories from childhood.
Well, that's my list of selling points for the cast iron skillet for then and now. If you don't have at least one in your kitchen, you most definitely should invest in one....you won't regret it.
If you already have a cast iron skillet, what were your reasons for buying one or is it a family heirloom? Also, what's your favorite thing to cook in it?
Saturday, December 19, 2015
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
It never seens to fail...once I get into a particular system or flow, my computer starts acting up.
Yesterday, I wanted to finish up and post my usual Tasty Tuesday post, but I lost Internet connection and couldn't finish up my post at all. So, I decided to try and finish things up by way of my phone, and guess what...a lot of what was written,didn't get saved.
I seriously thought about posting anyway, but it really didn't seem right or complete at all.
I'll just wait to post that particular post some other time when my home computers are fixed.
I'll just keep calm and keep blogging.
As long as I can write from my phone, from my blog and blog app then I'm good.
Monday, December 14, 2015
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Friday, December 11, 2015
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Listen to me, I'm venturing off into something else...let's get back to the subject at hand....tortillas.
I thought they came out pretty well for a first try, and since then my rolling skills have improved significantly.