- Oct 1, 2020
- Sep 9, 2020
The Kitchen gadget under $10 that will improve your cooking efficiency… Double-Decker cooking!
“Single-Pot Cooking” usually involves dumping a bunch of ingredients together into the same pot like a stew or rice mixture. This...
- Apr 11, 2020
What’s the most sustainable skillet?
Many years ago, when I began my work as a food physicist, I became intrigued with the range of choices available when buying a new...
- Feb 2, 2020
The Instant Pot is a Super Hero of the Energy Efficient kitchen!
OK, so now that you got an Instant Pot for the holidays, what, exactly, do you DO with it? First of all, you should take a minute to...
- Dec 18, 2019
The physics of the Instant Pot – Cheap food, energy efficient, healthy, easy and YUMMY!
With the holiday season upon us, I get a lot of questions about electric pressure cookers such as the Instant Pot. These cooking...
- Nov 17, 2019
Travel Mug Pasta! Fun, easy, fast food cooked “passively”!
If you own an insulated travel coffee mug, you have a powerful pasta cooking tool at your fingertips that can cut cooking and cleaning...
- Jul 11, 2019
Choose DARK kitchen linens - easy kitchen hack to reduce water use and harmful detergents
Kitchens are super fun … and messy. Like sometimes really messy! When reading most laundry stain spray labels, the most common items...
- May 11, 2019
Skillet Pizza - Skip the freezer AND oven and make quick pizza with minimal energy!
It's Friday night and I'm ready for some bubbly pizza! But...I'm also pooped from the work week and looking for a simple kitchen prep. ...
- Mar 13, 2019
Get the most out of a hot oven...load it up!
Your oven is a great cooking tool and roasted meals are typically easy and delicious. The average full-size oven has 30 pounds of steel...
- Feb 12, 2019
What's more energy efficient...A Gas or Electric Range?
A frequent question I receive is if gas or electric stove-tops are more efficient. As with many of these questions, the answer is a very...