Tuesday, 25 April 2017

#17 Unexpected Cooking Ways That Will Help You To Be More Energy-efficient

1. Use a microwave rather than an oven, range or toaster whenever possible
2. Choose small appliances over big one such as a toaster oven, electric oven, electric teapot, rice cooker
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3. Cover the pans when cooking to keep the heat in
4. Turn off the burner or oven before the food is completely cooked
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5. Use a pressure cooker whenever possible. It speeds up the cooking process
6. Cook in batches, cook as much as possible in the oven in one go to make sure all the space and heats is being used. You can always freeze the portion of meals to warm up at a later date
7. Defrost the frozen food before cooking it, defrosting it in advance typically halves the cooking time which will use less energy than cooking frozen food
8. Use as little water as possible when cooking. This will speed up cooking time, saving your energy as well as reducing water waste
9. Learn how long your oven takes to pre-heat, so you’re ready to start cooking as soon as it’s up to the right temperature
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10. Cut food into smaller pieces so it will cook more quickly
11. Put just enough water in the pan to cover the vegetables
12. Bake with glass or ceramic pans which allow you to set the temperature in the oven lower than the recipe call for
13. Thaw food on metal such as in a stainless steel pan
14. Keep the grease plates under your range burners clean to ensure the most heat is being reflected up
15. Use the appropriate size burner on the range
16. Use a timer so you’re not opening your oven door to often which will cause heat loss and use up more electricity to maintain the correct temperature
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17. Consider on investing in a solar oven. These will allow you to cook meals using almost no electricity. As long as there’s sun, these are a great option for everyday cooking or when the power is out
Conserve to Preserve
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  1. I'm cooking since 30 years. And now these tips will polish my skills.

    1. Aside from polishing you skills,I hope this article will also help you to reduce your electricity bill by applying this tips while cooking. Good luck!

  2. These are great tips to be more effective while cooking meals :) Shell