Kitchen linen: gem-free cooking

November 6, 2018

Kitchen linen: gem-free cooking




Still, it is the most important place - keeping your products, preparing food, eating process. Everything you do here is so vital and what we need to do is to keep your kitchen from contaminating your food with harmful bacteria. Here, some steps how to fight them.

Three everyday gem-epicenter on your kitchen: faucet, towels, cutting board. Let’s try to find a key solution for these problem places.



Clean faucet filter


This is a small and unseen component of your plumbing system that comes into play every time you use the sink. Without an aerator, the water that pours out of the faucet would try to force its way out as quickly as it can, resulting in unstable streams of water that splash into one another and makes a mess. Because the faucet aerator is similar in function to a filter, bits of dirt and other debris can build up around the openings and cause the water stream to redevelop the pressure issues that were fixed by the aerator. These contaminants can also impact the taste and smell of your water by steadily leaching into the stream right before it reaches your mouth.

You bump the dirty dishrag against the faucet as you’re rinsing it out, or dirty water or food splashes up on it. Bacteria can grow, and so can lime-scale residue if you have hard water.


Fix: Take out the filter and soak it in white vinegar overnight once a week.









Gems-free linen towels

Nobody wants to cook in a dirty kitchen! The worst grime may be the one unseen: germs. Bacterial organisms are best to grow on surfaces touched by such things as uncooked meat, unwashed vegetables, moisture.


Both amateur and professional chefs often wash their hands and surfaces with an appropriate antibacterial gel, wiping them down afterward. Trying to don’t let any gem be alive. That is where the problem lies. Most kitchen towels are made from cotton, an absorbent material that must be thoroughly cleaned in order to stem off such germs found within the kitchen.

How often do you fully clean your kitchen towels? And how you do it? Once a week? With a 60 washing cycle.  It is not enough. Even a day in cotton fibers is enough for germs to sit within the fabric. 

Fix: The answer is simple: replace your cotton kitchen towels with linen ones.



The Antibacterial Effects of Linen

As one of the oldest identified materials utilized by mankind, linen has a historical past of being strong, accountable, . Extra importantly, 100% linen is a naturally antibacterial substance,  -  no germs with an ultimate breeding atmosphere.

Linen fibers slow the development of bacteria. 


But that’s just the tip of this linen iceberg. Moreover to its antibacterial trait, linen ranks among the most long-lasting, softest materials.

Some people claim that it’s rough material and sandpaper-like touch, but it all depends on the quality of linen used, and how it has been treated.


Len. Ok linen towels are incomparably soft, with a rich wrinkled, untreated finish which looks luxe and shabby. Pure linen becomes softer and more durable overtime. 

An addition to the aforementioned traits, linen also has a surprisingly high capacity for absorbing the liquid. Our linen can be used at the beach or in the kitchen. One quick swipe across any wet surface and it’s like the liquid wasn’t even there at all.


Pure cutting board


You use it for everything from chopping scallions to slicing roast beef. Glass cutboards are best because they’re nonporous and most resistant to germs. If you love wooden cutboards, choose the dishwasher-safe kind that’s been treated with an antimicrobial compound. Whatever the material, throw out your board if it’s very worn or has lots of knife-cut indentations on it; they can trap bacteria.

Fix: After washing with hot soapy water and rinsing, spray the board with a mixture of one teaspoon of bleach to 16 ounces of water that you keep in a clearly labeled spray bottle. Then rinse the board with hot water or toss it in the dishwasher on high.

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