For your cooking utensils, stainless steel, agate ware, glassware or pottery is recommended. Aluminum utensils are best avoided.
A controversy with regard to the use of aluminum utensils has been going on for many years. While we have not personally checked the validity of the arguments against the use of these utensils, we feel that since a doubt exists about their utility, it is best that they be avoided.
The housekeeper who wishes to save time and lighten her work in the kitchen can make use of a number of helpful gadgets.
A snitzler or a griscer will shred or grate vegetables in a jiffy and save a lot of time and effort.
A blender or liquifier can be used to prepare soups and many delectable fruit desserts. It can also be used to cut vegetables and fruits to a pulp. This is of special value for those who cannot chew raw vegetables or fruits. When used for this purpose, some liquid must be added.
A vegetable juicer can help us prepare any number of interesting and enjoyable fruit and vegetable drinks, and is of great help for those who because of their condition are not permitted to eat raw vegetables or fruits.
Methods of Cooking
Baking is cooking and drying by heat in an oven.
Boiling is cooking in water that bubbles throughout.
Broiling is cooking over or under a glowing fire.
Sauteing is cooking in a small amount of fat.
Steaming is cooking with no water or very little water, over a low flame in a covered pot or in a steamer.
Stewing is cooking for a long time in water that does not bubble.
Simmering is cooking in water that boils slightly.