So, for most of us the Jubilee parties are over. What a time to remember! A heart felt four day weekend filled with joy and celebrations. It was fantastic to see so much red white and blue! Hopefully, for the majority of us, things ran smoothly and went according to plan for a weekend to be enjoyed by all. Some of us have had sheltered barbeques, some of us threw street parties, and now, unfortunately, there’s the daunting task of cleaning up after this joyous occasion. Where to start? The kitchen perhaps? Here are a few pointers to help you keep calm and carry on.
Stuck for something to do with the kids over the bank holiday? Why not have a go at baking something tasty. If you’re a beginner in the kitchen then the best thing to do is a plain sponge cake. The basic recipe is easy to do and it can be jazzed up later with various exciting toppings, or cut in half and filled with jam to make a classic Victoria sponge.
Kitchen appliance cleaning can be a tricky task; fortunately this innovative new range of cleaners from Affresh (Maytag) can help you tackle everything from microwave splatter and hob spills to washing machine odours and finger marks on stainless steel appliances.
In order to get the best results in the kitchen you need your oven to maintain a consistent temperature. If heat escapes from the oven while in use it can lead to uneven cooking and can be a real challenge especially over the frantic festive period.
The festive season can take a real toll on your kitchen appliances especially the fridge and freezer. With many of us enjoying parties and gathering during the build up to Christmas, relatives stopping by for a mince pie and of course the big day itself – we will be getting more food in than any other time of the year.
If you’ve got a fridge freezer with a water filter, it’s important to change it every 6 months (or as per the manufacturer’s instructions) and it’s totally worth it. Here’s why:
If you’re keen to teach the kids how to cook, but afraid of burns or messy oven disasters, you’ll be glad to hear that we’ve unearthed some ingenious cookware accessories designed to prevent just this kind of kitchen calamity!
If you’re eager to give baking a go then this post will be of interest to you. Whether it’s your first time baking a cake or you’re more experienced in the kitchen, our list of the 5 bakeware items we couldn’t do without is sure to give you food for thought.