Mens Essential Kitchen http://mens-essential-kitchen.com For men, fathers and new cooks, essentials to make cooking easier and more fun. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:30:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Fun School Lunches http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/fun-school-lunches/ http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/fun-school-lunches/#respond Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:30:04 +0000 http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/?p=183 Coming up with ideas for giving your kids fun school lunches isn’t hard. You just need to think like a kid. Which means way more creative than you probably are for your own lunches. Surprises are a favorite way to make my kids lunches more fun. Colorful is another trick. Unique things that are kid-tasty […]

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Meal Planning Shopping Lists for Kitchen Essentials http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/meal-planning-shopping-lists-kitchen-essentials/ http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/meal-planning-shopping-lists-kitchen-essentials/#respond Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:20:13 +0000 http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/?p=176 One of the basic kitchen essentials is organizing meal planning shopping lists. Good nutrition is something we all strive for, but making life easier in the kitchen is a goal, too. That’s were a notepad handy in the kitchen can help. Any old notepad could work. But one designed to help you plan out the […]

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Kitchen Organizers for Pots and Pans Storage http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/kitchen-organizers-pots-pans-storage/ http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/kitchen-organizers-pots-pans-storage/#respond Sun, 06 Apr 2014 12:16:52 +0000 http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/?p=159 Make time in the kitchen more convenient with kitchen organizers. One of the frustrating things can be trying to find the right size pan and then the right sized lid. Keeping each sorted is so much easier. Granted, banging around those pots and pans can be a great frustration relief. But, why not skip the […]

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Kitchen Serving Trays for Easy Use http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/kitchen-serving-trays-easy-use/ http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/kitchen-serving-trays-easy-use/#respond Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:01:30 +0000 http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/?p=155 One of those basics for most of us is a kitchen serving tray. Think of all those things that need to be carried from the counters to the table. The ease of setting them all on a tray and just carrying the tray to the table is an advantage. Especially for a busy home kitchen. […]

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Bamboo Cutting Boards: Quality and Style http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/bamboo-cutting-boards/ http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/bamboo-cutting-boards/#respond Fri, 24 Jan 2014 14:41:01 +0000 http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/?p=140 Cutting boards are basic essentials in the kitchen. Bamboo cutting boards are one of those quality and stylish ways to go. And for plenty of good reasons. Here are some of the best bamboo cutting boards along with those good reasons why. What’s Best About Bamboo Cutting Boards OK, they look great. We can all […]

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Vegetable Chopper, Fruit Slicer, Easy Food Prep http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/vegetable-chopper-fruit-slicer-easy-food-prep/ http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/vegetable-chopper-fruit-slicer-easy-food-prep/#respond Tue, 07 Jan 2014 14:26:38 +0000 http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/?p=129 The job of preparing fresh food is easier with a vegetable chopper. Or call it a fruit slicer. Whatever you call it, chopping, slicing, even dicing are easier when you use the right tool. A vegetable chopper like one of these is ideal for those cutting chores in the kitchen. Mandoline Style Vegetable Chopper These […]

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Butcher Block Knife Sets http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/butcher-block-knife-sets/ http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/butcher-block-knife-sets/#respond Sun, 29 Dec 2013 15:57:57 +0000 http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/?p=117 Having good knives handy in the kitchen is easier with butcher block knife sets. A good block will include all the different types of knives that are most common for your food prep needs. These sets are both quality knives and good butcher blocks to hold them. Top Ratings for Butcher Block Knife Sets Using […]

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Easy Chicken Noodle Soup http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/easy-chicken-noodle-soup/ http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/easy-chicken-noodle-soup/#respond Thu, 26 Dec 2013 07:32:20 +0000 http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/?p=50 One great dish for any skill level would be chicken noodle soup. It can be a good way to get children to eat vegetables and enjoy them. I have a fine recipe that can be easily tweaked to fit your taste. Ingredient List 1/2 pound chicken breast 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 cup onion 1/2 cup […]

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Keep Kitchen Essentials Handy http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/keep-kitchen-essentials-handy/ http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/keep-kitchen-essentials-handy/#respond Wed, 25 Dec 2013 19:40:25 +0000 http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/?p=51 Preparing and cooking food means you will need tools and equipment handy for you to grab quickly. Arranging your kitchen so the most used essentials are located in the most handy places will help make cooking easier. Make the Most of Your Kitchen Arrangement Kitchens are arranged differently, sized differently and contain different amounts of […]

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Comparing the Quality of Dutch Ovens http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/comparing-the-quality-of-dutch-ovens/ http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/comparing-the-quality-of-dutch-ovens/#comments Wed, 25 Dec 2013 07:35:24 +0000 http://mens-essential-kitchen.com/?p=32 When choosing a Dutch Oven¬† expect to get what you pay for. Better quality costs more.¬† The good new is, you can make just about anything in a Dutch Oven and there are pretty simple recipes for some great meals. Quality Considerations I enjoy being able to use something for lots of different purposes so […]

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