Kitchen and Food Articles

Benefits of enameled cast iron Dutch ovens like Le Creuset.
From Stovetop to Oven: The Secret of Cast Iron Enameled Dutch Ovens
Discover what makes enameled cast iron Dutch ovens, like Le Creuset, so magical.
A review of Safeway's and Sobey's Voila: a service providing grocery delivery and curb side pickup for Canadians.
Review: Voilà — Safeway & Sobeys Grocery Delivery & Pickup
An in-depth review of Voilà: Safeway's and Sobeys' online grocery home delivery and pickup service in Canada.
Tamping bananas down before freezing for the Ninja CREAMi ice cream maker.
Comparison: Ninja CREAMi Deluxe vs. Regular 7-in-1 Ninja CREAMi
Ninja recently came out with a Deluxe version of its popular CREAMi ice cream maker, leaving many to wonder what's the difference between the original Ninja CREAMi and the Ninja CREAMi Deluxe?
Breville Puck Sucker; a Knock Box Alternative.
Breville Puck Sucker: Knock Box Alternative
There's nothing like a fresh cup of espresso in the morning, but if you live with other people it can be noisy! Cut down on some of that noise with a Breville Puck Sucker!
How to keep your kitchen pantry organized.
How to Organize Your Kitchen Pantry
Who doesn’t love a well-stocked and organized pantry? It's a great place to store all the dry goods that we use every day and your small appliances that you don’t want cluttering your countertops. However, over time, it can become disorganized and messy with empty boxes and expired food.
Baking tips from the experts.
Baking Advice from the Experts
Baking isn't difficult, but it can be complex, We've asked several experts for their tips and tricks to ensure great results every time.
New Kitchen Tool: Anova Precision Chamber Vacuum Sealer
A vacuum chamber sealer with an aesthetic to fit in a modern home kitchen.
ThermoWorks Square Dot with Average Oven Air Temperature Reading
ThermoWorks Square DOT Featuring New Average Air Temperature Reading
ThermoWorks just announced the release of a new thermometer with an innovative feature that displays the average of your oven's air temperature.
Ninja CREAMi review and overview
Pacojet Alternative? Ninja CREAMi Overview
The Pacojet is coveted by professional chefs and food enthusiasts but it's pricey. Is the Ninja CREAMi a suitable alternative?
Breville PolyScience Control Freak vs. the Njori Tempo.
The Njori Tempo: A Control Freak Alternative?
Could the Njori Tempo be an alternative to the Breville PolyScience Control Freak? A comparison between these two precision induction cookers.
Combustion Inc Precision Thermometer
Combustion Inc Thermometer: A Thermometer That Can Predict The Future?
It’s a thermometer. But it’s not any ordinary thermometer. The Combustion Inc. thermometer is wireless, contains eight temperature sensors, and claims to be able to “predict the future!"
Anova Precision Oven Accessories including perforated pan.
Combi (Steam) Oven Recipes and Cookbooks
How to select the right onion.
A Guide to Selecting the Right Onion
Yellow onion vs. sweet onion? Shallot vs. red onion? Don't be confused by all the choices. Use this handy guide to help you make the decision!​
best cookbooks of all time.
Best Cookbooks of All Time
With recipe websites littering the internet, you would think that cookbooks were a thing of a past. Think again.
can I use a cooling rack in an oven?
Can you use a cooling rack in the oven?
Cooling racks are much more versatile than you might think! One of my favorite kitchen hacks is using a cooling rack inserted in a baking sheet as a cooking surface.
breville polyscience hydropro and hydropro plus.
Breville Polyscience HydroPro Plus: The Best Sous Vide Immersion Circulator?
Immersion circulators and sous vide have become incredibly popular, but there hasn’t been much innovation in the market in recent years; until now.
kitchen equipment gift buying guide.
What do you buy the home cook who has everything? - Holiday Gift Buying Guide
The holiday season is fast approaching, and many of us have avid home cooks on our gift-giving lists! The problem with avid home cooks is that it seems like they have everything! But have no worry, we are here to suggest several unique items that a discerning home cook will truly appreciate! All these items are used in Sizzle and Sear's test kitchen.
pouring an americano on the breville oracle touch.
Five Espresso Machine Drinks to Try Out!
Who knew coffee beans could be this versatile?
Peeling the garlic with a knife.
The Easiest Way to Peel Garlic
Peeling garlic with just your bare hands can be a time consuming challenge. Don’t worry though. With this simple hack, you can start peeling your garlic effortlessly.
frying potatoes in pan with oil.
Simple Deep Frying Oil Solution if you Only Deep Fry a Couple Times a Year
Deep frying used to be such a pain for a number of reasons. Not anymore!
MSG Myths.
MSG Myths: Is it really bad for you?
Should we really avoid foods that contain MSG? The answer may surprise you.