You have probably come borosilicate glass and wondered what exactly it is - what makes it any different to regular soda-lime glass? In this article, we cover everything there is to know about borosilicate glass while comparing it to soda-lime glass for all glassware related to food, drinks and kitchenware. Read it now.
People are often drawn to wooden kitchenware for its appearance and the overall je ne sais quoi that wood has. Saying that, there can still be a misconception that wooden utensils or dishes are not safe to use with food and drinks, which is not at all the case. So, in short, yes, wooden kitchenware is food-safe but there are some things you need to look out for, and some care tips, all of which we'll delve into here!
At Wondrwood, we get a lot of questions about whether cork stopper style glass jars are suitable for longterm storing, canning and preserving of foods, oils and other liquids. Here's the thing - the short and uncomplicated answer is yes - but there are definitely a couple of things you need to look out for in your jars before you choose them, especially when it comes to canning and preserving foods. So, what better a way to answer all of your burning questions than to give you a list of the pros and cons of each topic? This way you can decide for yourself what is right for your exact needs and preferences. We also included a list of tips for success that you can apply to...
Sometimes cork lids get stuck in glass jars or bottles, more often than not, this happens when a strong vacuum has built up inside the glass container. Don't worry - usually, if it got stuck, it can get un-stuck again! Something similar happened to one of our customers, Brandy. In her case, the jar had been a bit too close to a slow-cooking crockpot for several hours one day. When she tried to open the jars later that evening, one of the lids was all but impossible to open up. Understandably at a loss, Brandy emailed the team at Wondrwood explaining what had happened, and asked if we had any advice.
For most people, black walnut wood is associated with a certain level of esteem and even luxury. All across the world, black walnut is considered to be a premium-quality material; a favourite hardwood of carpenters, craftspeople and home owners alike. But, is any of this even based on real-world factors? Or are we all just being blinded by the rich dark chocolate tones of the wood... ...or the fact that the walnuts themselves are so delicious... or because walnut wood is usually a little more expensive than other wood? Read on to find out this, and everything else there is to know about black walnut!