How a hot water tap can help make light work of the Christmas Dinner
As anyone who’s ever hosted Christmas will know, cooking a feast for all the family is no mean feat. As @Rick_Stein says, “To many, the thought of having to cook Christmas dinner can be a very daunting task – especially when doing it for the first time.” From potatoes to Yorkshire pud and meat to gravy, getting all of the elements of a roast just right takes time, planning and a lot of knowhow.
Any tricks or gadgets that can help save you time, energy and brain power when it comes to cooking are therefore worth their weight in gold. If you’ve been nominated to cook the festive lunch this year, installing a hot water tap in your kitchen could make a huge difference to both the prep and the clear up this Christmas. Keep reading to find out more.
Get food cooking fast
Although we think of Christmas dinner as being cooked largely in the oven, a lot of the elements are actually boiled before being roasted. Potatoes in particular need to be brought to the boil and cooked for a few minutes before they’re roasted. Other veg like Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli are also boiled before serving.
If you have a hot water tap in your kitchen, you’ll be able to get things cooking quickly. Waiting for endless kettles to boil can take a serious amount of time, so why not bypass this slow process and get your hot water straight from the tap instead?
In some cases, Christmas veg only needs to be blanched before it’s ready to serve. Peas only need a minute or two in hot water before they’re perfect for eating. If you have a hot water tap, you can avoid adding another pan to the hob when cooking your peas and simply heat them using your hot water tap instead.
The clear up
If you did the cooking, then you should be exempt from the festive washing up. However, the members of your family who are tasked with tackling the mountain of dirty crockery will definitely appreciate access to a hot water tap. The heat from the water will help to remove burned on food and other hard to remove stains. This can make a huge difference when dealing with endless pots, pans and roasting trays and will help to ensure your clearer-uppers are done in time for charades.
Whether you’re hosting Christmas dinner for all the family, or just enjoy having guests round for regular feasts, a hot water tap will help to make your prep, cooking and clear up easier than ever. Why not install a tap in your home now and see how much of a difference it makes?