getting started

If you are new to Power Cooking, we suggest you familiarise yourself with the following before you start cooking: Your fi...

add extra veges

Here’s a surprisingly easy way to add a burst of freshness and flavour to your frozen meals… in just a matter of secon...

avoid bacteria

If you’ve ever suffered food poisoning, you’ll know it’s vital to ensure your food is cooked, cooled and handled cor...

correct seasonings

Turning a ‘good’ dish into a dish with the ‘mmmm!’ factor is often just a matter of balancing out four basic flavo...

oven tips

Accept that all ovens are a little different. Test your oven to determine what moderate temperature works best for you. I...

pack: heat & eat

Got a busy few days coming up? Stay one step ahead and pop a few ready-to-go heat and eat meals in the fridge. While some...

pack: techniques

Having a selection of containers, resealable bags and freezer bags makes it a breeze to package ready-to-go meals. One of...

pack: top tips

If you do nothing else when it comes to packaging your goods for storage, follow these golden rules: [Store things sepa...

prepare an oven dish

Power Cooking is all about multi-tasking and keeping things simple. Thankfully, our oven dishes are as simple as they come...

reheat: assemble a meal

In just a few basic steps, you can save money and time by putting together a satisfying, delicious meal in minutes! Here ...

remove fat

Many people are concerned about the amount of fat in our dishes. Well, don't be! The fat adds flavour and is super-easy to...

set moderate oven temper

The aim of Power Cooking is to get you cooking multiple dishes at once. So, to make this as easy as possible, most of our ...

setting up for success

Once you have selected your recipes, work through the checklist provided and you'll have your first Power Hour underway in...

store in freezer

Storing in your freezer gives you flexibility and freedom and will help prevent wastage. If you are prepared to freeze yo...

store in fridge

The fridge is a great place to store prepared dishes and defrost frozen ones, so let's make sure you're putting it to good...

thicken a sauce

A thick, rich sauce sticks nicely to your meat and veges which helps protect it during storage and ensure a great flavour ...

thin a sauce

At times you may find that you just don't have enough liquid in your dish. Maybe your oven was a little high, maybe your p...

timing devices

With PowerCooking, there's a lot going on in your kitchen at once, and you're going to need to have some timing devices on...