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Some days, you need to get in and out of the kitchen and get on with your day. That means faster prep, a little planning, and some cooking fundamentals. These tips and tricks help you feel great about what you’re making, even when you’re in a time crunch.

Dinner’s Made Easy With Modular Sheet Pans

One-pan meals turn daily dinner struggles into mealtime wins, but what do you do when your main course and side dish require different cooking times? With our Modular Sheet Pans, your meat or fish, and vegetables won’t have to stay in the oven for the same amount of time. Instead, you can cook and season […]

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How to Make Mirepoix

Many people—including professional chefs—call mirepoix the secret sauce of any good meal. Why? Because it adds a little extra oomph to flavoring homemade soups, stews, casseroles, braised meats, and even marinades. Made with a few veggies cooked in butter or oil, mirepoix lends an appetizing aroma to your kitchen and a depth of flavor to […]

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What is Braising?

Braising means searing or browning an ingredient to develop color and flavor, then simmering it in a flavorful liquid, so the food becomes tender. Reasons to Braise Braising is one of our favorite ways to make meat that’s packed with flavor or some incredibly delicious veggies and lentils. Braising might sound like some next-level French […]

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Flex+ Every Day in the Kitchen

Flex+ Multi-Prep Set Flex+ Immersion Blender Flex+ Hand Mixer Flex+ Food Processor Previous Next The Flex+ Multi-Prep Set is a cordless tool that includes attachments for an immersion blender, a 6-cup (1.5-L) food processor, and a hand mixer. Each tool is powerful on its own, lets you prep food anywhere, and saves storage space by […]

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Shake Up Mealtime—Easy Dinner Inspiration

Let’s be honest: Cooking ruts happen. But they don’t have to last forever. Here are our top tips on how to get re-inspired in the kitchen! Freshen Up Mealtime With Veggies Maybe you’ve wanted to experiment with a specific vegetable or haven’t learned how to prepare one the right way. Now’s the perfect time to […]

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Top 10 New Pampered Chef Products of 2020

What were the favorite new Pampered Chef products in 2020? Well, thanks to online reviews, social media posts, and conversations at Pampered Chef parties, we know which products were the most-loved this past year. With people spending more time at home, baking and cooking became both a necessity and a comfort for many. This trend […]

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Micro-Cooker Set

Microwave Meals and Sides in the Micro-Cooker

Our Micro-Cooker® is a game-changer when it comes to making quick, healthy, and easy weeknight meals and side dishes. Specially designed for microwave cooking, these workhorses come in different sizes—1-qt. (1-L), 2-qt. (2-L), and 3-qt (3-L) and are BPA-free. Used together, this set can steam veggies, melt chocolate or butter, poach chicken, cook rice, heat […]

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