How to Cook Pasta?

Cooking Quiona in the Healthiest way The directions are the same when cooking pasta in your pot. You don’t have to wait for the water to boil. Add pasta to water on the stove (don’t wait for the water to boil), close the lid and let it cook, check the pot in 20-25 minutes. Using a fork, press the pasta against the wall of the pot to check if it’s cooked. If it’s not cooked give it a few more minutes, check again in a few minutes and turn the stove off when the pasta looks like it’s almost done. Turn the stove off and give it 5 minutes and until al dente... Read More

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

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