Beat the heat
important part of a household is the kitchen. It is a place where a lot of
heat and steam is generated due to the cooking process. During the summer,
performing daily chores in the kitchen becomes even more strenuous. We are
trying to prove that one can have a hearty meal and avoid the excess heat in
the kitchen by following these simple steps:-
Cooking time: The generation of heat in your kitchen depends
on the time the food is being cooked. Any cooking should be done in the
morning, as it is the coolest time of the day
This is one of the important factors of keeping your kitchen
cool. Keep your kitchen windows open in order to aid the circulation of air.
You can also install an exhaust fan to let the smoke and the heat out of your
Having a kitchen chimney is
one of the best ways to keep the area cool.
frequent usage of oven: One of the main agents in the kitchen
that heats up is the oven. Also avoid frequently opening the oven while
cooking. This makes the room heat up.
Pressure cooking: To cook your meals within no time, you can
use a pressure cooker. A pressure cooker cooks the food faster and helps with
low heat generation.
cooker: If you have a slow cooker or a solar cooker or a crock
pot or even one of those stone utensils from Yemen, this is for you. You can
fill in the cooker with your favourite ingredients and come back at the end of
the day to find your meal cooked. One need not even supervise the cooking
Opt for the fireless cooking: One
can get innovative and make meals for breakfast without using heat at all.
This means in keeping your kitchen cool as well as having healthy meals.
appliances: Always make sure that you turn off all the heating
appliances before leaving the kitchen. Lights and ovens can be turned off
while not in use.
cooking: In outdoor cooking, foods are cooked by grilling or
roasting. If you have a grill at your home and you have a largish balcony or
terrace or a garden then you can plan outdoor cooking for your dinner. This
will make your cooking experience a memorable one