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A Guide to Fermenting Vegetables at Home

A Guide to Fermenting Vegetables

Fermenting vegetables can be a healthy way to improve your diet. We’ll show you why healthcare professionals think fermented foods and probiotics are beneficial to your health. Then we’ll explain two popular techniques for fermenting vegetables and the science behind the process. Registered Dietitian Robin Foroutan points out in Food & Nutrition Magazine that there is a …

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Father’s Day Gift Guide: 14 Ideas Sure to Impress

Escali's Father's Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is this Sunday, June 18th! Do you need a gift idea?  Check out our Father’s Day Gift Guide for 14 great suggestions on what to get your real-life hero. Father’s Day is the ‘Day of the Dad;’ a chance to celebrate your real-life hero. The man who taught you how to ride a bike and …

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Escali Memorial Day Weekend Contest

Escali Memorial Day Contest

Submit your best photo of your Escali scale, thermometer or timer in use this Memorial Day Weekend to win any Escali consumer product of your choice! What you Win Pick any Escali product. It could be a bath scale, kitchen scale, kitchen thermometer or timer. How to Enter To enter into the contest, post your best …

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A Guide to Internal Cooking Temperature for Meat

Escali's Guide to Internal Cooking Temperatures for Meat

Escali’s guide to doneness and minimum safe internal cooking temperature for whole beef, ground beef, chicken, turkey, pork, fish, lamb and veal.   Taste Preferences vs. Safety Recommendations It is important to know internal cooking temperatures when preparing meat because they will help you ensure your food is safe to eat and cooked deliciously with the …

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Simplify Blender Recipes with a Kitchen Scale

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Did you receive a blender as a gift this holiday season? Do you already have a blender and you’re looking for more excuses to use it?  Use a kitchen scale to simplify blender recipes and discover more uses for your blender. Great news! Your blender is good for making more than milkshakes on warm summer days and post-workout protein …

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Holiday Recipes Roundup: 84 Recipes from Drinks to Desserts

Escali's Holiday Recipe Roundup

Plan the perfect holiday gathering with 84+ recipes for everything from appetizers and drinks to casseroles and cookies. The key to a successful holiday gathering is family. Getting everyone together, reminiscing on years past and gossiping about the year ahead is what makes the holidays great. Though family should be the focus, food is usually the main …

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Tips for Using a Bathroom Scale the Right Way

Tips for Using a Bathroom Scale

Most people do not give their bathroom scale much thought.  You step on, and you step off.  However, it is a sensitive instrument designed to measure slight changes in your body; even if you do not notice them. There are many variables both inside and outside of your body, which can affect their accuracy. Fluctuations …

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Escali SmartConnect Integrates with UP by Jawbone™

Escali SmartConnect integrates with UP by Jawbone

Escali SmartConnect™ users may now send meal log and body weight measurements to their UP by Jawbone™ user profiles.  This announcement makes the Escali SmartConnect Kitchen Scale the first kitchen scale to connect with the popular Jawbone application. UP by Jawbone is a wristband and app system that helps you learn things about yourself and …

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Keep your scales happy: A guide to digital scale care.

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Digital scales are instruments of precision and should be handled with extreme care. Here are a few tips to keep a digital scale functioning properly. Use the scale on a hard, level and even surface. Inconsistent and soft surfaces will cause inaccurate measurements. Ensure the scale is on a stable, vibration free surface.  If the …

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Alton Brown uses an Escali kitchen scale.

Alton Brown uses an Escali scale.

In a recent Twitter post, celebrity chef Alton Brown announced that he uses an Escali Arti digital scale in his home kitchen.  Brown is currently the host of Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen and has a been featured on past TV shows such as Good Eats, Iron Chef America, The Next Iron Chef, Feasting on Asphalt …

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