When taken care of the right way, MEC pots can last a very long time. But there are some who like to replace their unglazed, pure-clay pots once a year or at least once every 2 years, that’s because it’s believed that in this time, when used everyday or almost everyday, the food has “taken” …Read More
Difference between Miriams Earthen Cookware’s pure clay pots and all other cooking pottery: ceramic, porcelain, stoneware, flame ware, earthenware & terracotta?
Ceramic/porcelain, stoneware pots and pans: From making toilets to tiles to cooking pots, the ceramic material has been used for several decades and is loosely called ‘clay’ because of its elasticity that resembles natural clay. The ceramic/porcelain raw material contains only about 5-7% natural clay, the other 95% are chemicals, oxides (obtained through fracking) and …Read More
You can also use MEC for slow cooking in the oven and the food can cook without much monitoring and much faster. Also, the fact that you can fit more than one pot at a time inside is a clear advantage over using the slow cooker machine. Here is how to do this:
Put all …Read More
Why is cooking the same recipes on the stove-top with MEC healthier than cooking for long hours in a slow cooker?
Traditional crock machine recipes are healthier when cooked in MEC on the stove-top because:
- Long hours of cooking in metal or ceramic pots is one of the best ways to let chemicals like cadmium, lead, petalite (lithium) and metal ions [Al-Aluminium, Ni-Nickel (steel), Ti- Titanium (steel), MO – molybdenum (steel), Cr-Chromium (steel), Fe-Iron (steel)] leach
When making pure-clay ware without elasticizes, plasticizers or petalite (an ore of lithium). Some lids may naturally warp slightly during firing. For this reason we check and mark those pieces with a pencil, with the mark running from the edge of the lid to the rim of the pot.
Here are some answers to additional… Read More
Our goal is to make the customers experience as comfortable as possible so you don’t put it aside because of lengthy pre-cooking steps. So that you can use the pot as often as you want and need to without worrying about pre-soaking, we finish it by a process of hand burnishing the pot on a …Read More
If you have accidentally burnt food, it can be cleaned off completely and used for cooking once again. Here is how you can do this:
Wet the pot thoroughly on the inside and out, sprinkle baking soda and spread it all over the surface of the pot with your hand or sponge. Scrub and remove …Read More
After the first seasoning it is recommended that you use them back-to-back a few times i.e use it often at least 3 to 4 times cooking wet recipes. This helps the pot to shrink slightly and will prevent it from holding moisture.
‘Wet recipes’ include making rice, quinoa, vegetable soups, stews, cooking lentils/beans, pasta, steaming …Read More
In order to provide to you the safest cookware, all of Miriams Earthen Cookware are made from the highest quality 100% pure and primary clay. And they are handmade without using any additives throughout the making process, i.e processing of the clay, making, finishing or firing of the pots. No glazes are used to …Read More