Things Not To Do While Using Coolers

Picnic coolers are amazing devices that help us keep the food items cool and fresh for a long time. There are no second thoughts o the fact that you might have put a lot of thought in buying a picnic cooler.

There possibilities that the cooler might not perform to the expected levels. If you think that the manufacturer and seller have given you fake promises well, you might be wrong. There are a few things that you should not do while using these coolers which will affect the performance of the cooler.  They are

Do not over pack

When you are packing the cooler make sure that you pack the correct amount of food and dump in it. Remember the fact that it is not a suitcase or a duffle in which you can adjust and keep. It is a cooler that has a specific quantity of food that it can accommodate. If you are overpacking, then there are possibilities that it will not provide the necessary cooling. It does not matter how long the travel is. It is better to stick on to the right quantity.

Do not keep opening too much

There is no special explanation required for it as everyone knows that constantly opening and closing the cooler will reduce the cooling inside the cooler. Remember the fact that it might function as a fridge. But it is not a fridge. Constantly opening and closing the cooler will have a very bad impact on the temperature that is maintained inside the cooler. This, in turn, it affects the quality of the food that is kept inside the cooler. Do not be surprised if the food is not cool or fresh when you open it.

Do not leave it open (Close it properly)

The main reason for the food to stay fresh and cool is because of the insulation of the cooler. Insulation is the process of preventing the chillness from going out and the heat coming in. No matter how great the insulation is if you are leaving the cooler open, then the stored food will lose its freshness. The minute opening is all that is needed for the heat to escape.

Do not harsh handle it

Harsh handling of the cooler is a strict no. The sellers might say that the material that is used is of the finest quality and hence there are very fewer possibilities that it will get damaged. There are some specific products like canyon rotomolded coolers that are known for its durability. But just because the sellers and manufacturers are stating something, it does not mean that you can handle it without care. It does not matter whether it is a hard cooler or a soft cooler. It is mandatory that you handle it properly without subjecting it to any damage.

Healthy Lamb Recipes.

Are you tired of the same old beef, chicken and pork meals every other time You can add new and healthy lamb dishes to your table and enjoy with family and friends. They are easy to make and you can play around with the different recipes and still come out with a sumptuous meal. When you receive unexpected guests and you are stuck in the kitchen, there are simple and healthy lamb recipes that can come in handy. When we say lamb the first question that comes our mind is how to cook lamb chops .Here are a few recipes that can work magic for you and you will have a meal ready for your guests or family in the split of a second.


Middle Eastern Lamb Stew.

This simple lamb stew is a blend of the Middle East best recipes and contemporary style. All you need is the following

112 pounds of boneless lamb bone stew.

1 table spoon of olive or Canola oil

4 teaspoons of cumin powder.

1 tablespoon of cayenne pepper.

¼ teaspoon salt.

You can also add freshly ground pepper to taste

1 large or 2 medium onions thinly chopped.

1 28-ounce diced tomatoes.

cup reduced sodium chicken broth.

4 cloves of minced garlic

1 15-ounce chicken peas

At least 6 ounces of baby spinach.


How to prepare.

Simply place the lamb in a slow cooker. Put some oil, cumin, pepper coriander, salt and cayenne in a bowl. Use the mixture to coat the lamb to give it some spice. You can also garnish it with some onion.Then put some tomatoes, broth and garlic in a pan and let it simmer in medium heat. Pour in the lamb and let it cook until it is tender.

You can then skim any visible fat on the top layer. Mash some chicken peas, at least half a cup using a fork in a bowl. Add the mashed peas to the lamb stew.

Add some spinach and cook for about 5 minutes.

You can serve with rice or mashed potatoes depending on your taste.

Warm Lamb salad.

This particular salad just takes about 25 minutes to prepare. You need the following ingredients

800g lamb steaks.

¼ cup of vigin olive oil

600g boiled potatoes until tender.

1 large ripe avocado, peeled and sliced.

cup of pitted green olives.

4 cups watercress sprigs.

200g basil pesto.


You need to first preheat the barbecue grill plate on medium-high heat.

Use a meat mallet to pound the lamb in order to flatten it slightly.

Use a brush to spread the olive oil on the meat.

Cook the lamb for about 1-2 minutes. Add some salt and pepper to taste then set it aside.

Slice some potatoes and put them in a large bowl. Add some avocado slices, olives and watercress pesto together with some olive oil. Season it to your taste.

Use your hands to gently combine the salad and serve.

In a nutshell, there are many options when it comes to preparing those tasty lamb chops. The list is inexhaustible. You can make lamb chops in lentil salad, takes only 15 minutes to prepare.Enjoy healthy lamb recipes that are low in calories and fat.

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