How to Cook Nicely in the Dorm

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Apr 162016
 

If you are a student living in a dorm and fed up with the food in local cafeteria and restaurant around the college, or sometimes you are studying at mid-night and really starving, but cannot find a place to feed yourself at 3 a.m., it is a good idea that you cook in the dorm the food like ramen noodles, scrambled eggs, oatmeal, bacon, smores, toffee, chocolate fondue… You can also invite a bunch of friends to cook and share together whenever you want the party.

Here are some tips for you:

First of all, find the right cooker

Most of the time, you can have an induction cooktop to cook in the dorm. The stove works on electricity which is much safer than gas which sometimes can cause fire or carbon monoxide poisoning. Besides, induction cooktop has high energy efficiency that can make food ready quickly, the feature that starving guy wanted most.

To see more good features of induction hob, and please read the article: What is induction Cooking and Its Difference with Gas and Electricity Stoves?

Since the space for you to cook is often limited, It is better that you have a portable induction cook stove. Here are some best portable induction cooktops to check it out:  Top 10 Best Portable Induction Cooktop Comparison

Based on the working theory of induction energy generation, people need to use induction cookware which shall contain iron to generate heat on the pan. If you are not sure what can you buy for induction cooking, please click the  list of the best induction cookware which is also economic.

Secondly, learn how to cook

Unless you are the guys are cooking genius who has the talent to make delicious food without studying, the suggestion is buy a cook book and learn how to cook from one dish to another. After a few weeks, you will be shocked with the progress you have made. Top selling cook guide in the stores

Thirdly, taking care of the safety

When you are cooking, please do not leave the kitchen or cooking area. Pay attention to any flammable items that may be close to the stove. And be careful of the oil splashes which may hurt you. Here are the tips to prevent it:

  • When you finish cooking, the first important thing is to turn off and unplug the electricity appliance.
  • When you are going to store your cook stove or cookware, please wait a while until is cooled down. Otherwise, you may get burned or cause a fire.
  • Last but not least, clean up the kitchen or cooking area after the meal. Leftovers of food can attract pests disgusting you and your roommates. Use dish soap or liquid to clean up the stoves, cookware and dishes.