Living Cancer Free: What Cookware to Use?

Cookware with NO Carcinogens | Giving you the Healthiest Food Is it just a coincidence or is there something more to the fact that many, many civilizations around the world that cooked and eat food from pure-clay pots were also cancer-free?? The community that I come from is living proof of this fact. I come from a community in South India and lived there 24 years of my life. I knew one person in all my years that had cancer (and that one person was a tobacco addict—so the connection there is obvious). And no, it’s not because people there couldn't diagnose it—India is one place that a pressing health problem, especially one that has such drastic results, cannot go un-diagnosed. The medical science has been around for more than 4 to 5 thousand years. I think it’s because by cooking in clay people were able to eliminate one main way for carcinogens... Read More

Choosing the Best Slow Cooker: NO Lead & 100% Non-Toxic.

Slow Cooked Lentils with Greens I was reading a comment from one blogger stating something like this “just make sure you rub a piece of lead testing paper onto the inner walls of any crock pot and if the color doesn't change you’re safe….” The topic of discussion was the presence of lead in your cookware, specifically the crock or inserts for a crock pot. I have to go back a little bit to let you know (if you don’t already) that lead in any way shape or form (or in this case), amount, is dangerous when taken with food because it can be assimilated by the body and shows up in your blood, urine, breast milk (if you’re a breast feeding mother). Over a period of time when this heavy metal has accumulated in your body it can cause severe damage... Read More

Cook your Best Soups & Stews… No Taste of Metals

Best Slow Cooker

One of the first things that convinced me that Clay Cooking was a worthy pursuit to dedicate my life was after tasting a soup with lentils cooked in a clay pot!  So many years later I still remember the taste, it was like nothing I’d tasted before, there was so much more flavor and richness to each grain of lentil.  My experience since that 1st time has only increased in appreciation for food cooked in clay…

It’s very easy and quick to make soups in your clay pots.  Here's a list of few things to keep in mind:

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How to Cook Beans, Lentils, Legumes… in Pure-Clay Pots?

Lentils Love the idea of home cooked beans, but having trouble getting them to cook right? Beans turning out half cooked? Dry or Thirsty? Cook them in your MEC clay pots to get evenly cooked, moist, delicious & nutritious beans or lentils every time. All pots are not made equal and depending on the pot you're using, the food can have different results. When made in an inert, unglazed 100% natural clay pot, the pot does not react to the food and there is no leaching of it's ingredients -- like with metal, glazed or enameled pots. Your beans & lentils cook with far-infrared heat emitting from the walls,.. Read More

Steaming Vegetables: Juicy, Full of Flavor & Nutrients.

Image of Mixed Vegetable soup in clay pot It’s very easy to steam vegetables in your MEC pots. All you need is your pot and its lid, no additional gadgets needed. Steaming vegetables in you MEC clay pot takes less time and the vegetables get cooked more thoroughly without losing their shape, taste AND Nutritional Value. Steam locking lids hold all the steam inside making your veggies very juicy and delicious! Read More

Cook Soft, Fluffy & Delicious Rice & other Grains

ccoking grains Measure and wash the amount of rice you want to cook. The measure of water is to grains in most cases is 1:2 or 1:2.5. Sometimes it could also be 1:1, so check packaging and add water accordingly. Set the pot with the rice and water on the stove top, turn heat on, increase heat and go up to medium(in 5 mins). You can go slightly beyond medium heat if need be. Let it cook for about 30-35 minutes, when you see the rice almost cooked, turn the stove off. Give it about 5-10 more minutes. Your beautiful fluffy rice cooked in your non-toxic clay pot... Read More


Cooking In Healthiest Cookware As much as we are about clay cookware we are also about cooking healthy food in the clay pot so to that end we have started our blog where you will find many healthy clay pot recipes from around the world, cooking tips and How-To tutorials on using your pots for the multi-cooking functionality it was... Read More

Making Yogurt at Home: Thick & Delicious w/o Additives or Thickners

Yogurt is best made in a clay pot and the two main reasons are a) the extremely efficient heat retaining capacity of the clay pot holds the heat for the longest time at just the right temperature for the culture to incubate and b) the micro-pores in the pot draws water out (and only water) slowly, making it thicker naturally... Read More

Baking & Roasting in Clay — Make your best Turkey Ever… Brown on the Outside, Moist & Juicy on the Inside

Moist, Delicious Turkey Are you tired of baking that bland, dry turkey every year?.  Tired of having to add so much oil and other liquids that have some crazy, unhealthy ingredients just to make it turn out moist?  Then you should be baking yours in clay this year. Our X-Large pot fits an entire turkey! The unique and even-far infrared heat lets seasoning and spices penetrate much deeper into the meat, filling it with the rich taste and flavor from your seasoning. No metals in the pot, and pure-clay is non-reactive so all you will taste is your delicious turkey. Not the foul taste... Read More