Cooking with Magnets!? It’s Like Magic

When I first started Amazing Braising, I knew that my kitchen did not have room for me to take pictures as I cooked. I went looking for a portable solution that allowed me to cook on my dining room table. I first learned about induction cooking a few years ago, but I never really had a reason to seriously consider purchasing an induction cooktop. While … Continue reading Cooking with Magnets!? It’s Like Magic

Heat, Heat, Hurray! – A Portable Butane Burner

There are many things I love about my apartment: an extra room, a walk-in closet, and  an included washer and dryer. However, I hate my kitchen — it is a narrow L-shaped room with no natural light, remarkably little storage space, and an old electric stove. When I decided to start this blog, I realized my kitchen just wouldn’t do. It is too small with too … Continue reading Heat, Heat, Hurray! – A Portable Butane Burner

Cast Iron, A Cook’s Best Friend

The cast iron skillet may be the most iconic cooking vessel in the American kitchen, with some pieces passed from generation to generation. In fact, my Memaw has her grandmother’s cast iron skillets, and I have already staked a claim on those. I love the cast iron pots and pans I have and rarely cook a meal without at least one on the stove. What … Continue reading Cast Iron, A Cook’s Best Friend