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Seasoning Cast Iron

Whether you've just invested in a fabulous cast iron pan or you're getting ready for a grill session - there’s a trick to properly maintaining the cast iron and prevent it from rusting, a method which may not be known to all people. Seasoning is the best trick in the book when it comes to cooking on cast iron. It basically helps to prevent food from sticking, prevent rusting and increases the life of your cast iron for many years to come. Seasoning your cast iron is quick and easy to do.

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Pro Bite: Manufacturer Warranty

Warranties always seem to be a point of confusion and/or contention for a lot of customers when they purchase almost any costly item such as computers, tv’s and appliances. There’s typically a lot of fine print involved and details that could confuse consumers about how things work. While it may seem to be the last thing on your mind during your purchase, it’s important to clearly understand the warranty you get with your appliances – whether it’s the manufacturer warranty or an extended warranty.

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Our Favourite Holiday Recipes

The holidays are here! It’s officially the time for family, friends and festive celebrations. No matter what holiday you’re celebrating its likely that you’ll be participating in some form of dining with friends and family. If you’re required to cook, check out these awesome twists on holiday classics below. We’re big fans and hope you will be too!

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Top Load vs. Front Load Laundry

 

Pepsi vs. Coke, Lays vs. Ruffles, McDonalds vs. Burger King…. Top Load vs. Front Load? It seems this is the age-old question when it comes to laundry and just when you think the debate is over, someone argues the other side and we’re back in the same place. We may not be able to solve the question for you, but we can help you determine which type works best for you. 

Keep reading below and tell us, which side are you on?

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Online vs. In-Store Appliance Shopping

Over the past few years its beginning to feel like you can buy almost anything online. Groceries, toys, wine, coffee, clothing, pre-prepared meals… you name it, it’s available to order online and have shipped right to your front door. Despite being in the world of immediate accessibility to products from around the world, the verdict is still out on if some larger items are still best to buy in-store, rather than online. In our latest blog we’re exploring the experience of buying appliances online vs. in-store along with our view of the pros and cons. Hopefully when you’re done reading, you can better determine which shopping experience will fit you best overall.

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Why Luxury Appliances Are Considered Luxury

We’ve all been there. You’re shopping for something you need, whether its clothing, shoes, a new car or appliances and you come across a price tag so big that you wonder why this item would ever be this expensive. These items are usually labelled as luxury or premium and can seem really expensive for no reason. Maybe it’s the brand name, or where it’s made you wonder?

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Remembrance Day

For Canadians, Remembrance Day is an important time to acknowledge the courage and sacrifice Canadian Veterans made for us at the time of WWI and WW2, as well as pay homage to those who have served and continue to serve Canada in times of war and conflict.

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Brand Spotlight: Smeg Appliances

Smeg has been one of those brands that is difficult to ignore. Not only because they manufacture beautifully crafted appliances, but because they seem to keep reinventing themselves without boring their consumers and manage to stay on top of important matters, such as energy efficiency and environmental concerns. Smeg is truly a unique, fun and stylish brand and we can’t get enough of them.

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Product Review: Bosch 500 Series Dishwasher

It’s understandable to be a bit of a skeptic when someone tells you that their dishwasher is the best one out there. A lot of people feel passionate about the appliances they buy, proud that their research and hard work in picking out the best features, quality and affordability has paid off. If you’re about to make that decision yourself and are in the midst of researching new dishwashers – we recommend you take a look at this one.

The Bosch 500 Series Dishwasher is in a class on its own. We’re not telling you this because we’re biased or being told to, we’re telling you this because it's true. Imagine if a company sat down and listened to what every customer wanted from a dishwasher – flexibility, no sound, more room, dry dishes… this is what the Bosch 500 Series is.

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Spooky, Trendy and Scary Halloween Decor

Halloween is fast approaching – even as adults, all of us at Tasco absolutely love Halloween! As soon as the air gets crisp and the leaves start to turn, we are in the mood for spooky stories and carving pumpkins. For us, dressing up (and eating the kids leftover candy) is only half the fun.

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