Whereas it might be tempting to eat at the restaurant, for many reasons, cooking at home is (and always will be) a must.
Not only is it easy to make it cheaper than going to the restaurant, it is also gathering, comforting, and healthier since you know exactly what is in your plate. Here are a few tips to make the best of it:
This being said, cooking is always more fun and efficient when done with the right tools. Any chef will tell you that good quality and sharpened knives are essential, as well as a few good quality cutting board to preserve the blades and working surfaces. More than one is best to avoid cross-contamination, you can get more information here: http://www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/HealthEducators/ucm082294.htm.Ours work double time as trivet too!
A maple cutting board is a must in every kitchen. Not only it has multiple uses, it lasts forever, and, when well taken care of, ages beautifully. It can even be displayed in your kitchen decor! Made in USA, FDA approved, they can be customized to the shape and size you need.