Kitchen Remodeling Ideas of 2018

Everything is changing and updating, the most important part of our house is the kitchen, because we need use it to make something to eat. So what can we do to make kitchen remodel?

Everyday we have meals, so everyday we make meals in our kitchen. There was someone said that a dish can show the character of the person who made it. Actually, it is true, when we are making the dish with a joyful mood, the dish must be delicious; on the other hands, if we have a bad mood, the dish we made can not be able to eat. Meanwhile, everyday we make them in a place which is called


As a matter of fact, it may be nothing can help us do a better dish, but it do affect our mood when we make the meal. If we are in a good mood, we will be more confident, that do help us make a dish better. So this article is going to talk about the ideas of kitchen remodel in 2018.

   First of all, these parts of your kitchen need to be remodeled, they are design fees, installation, appliances and ventilation, cabinetry and hardware, countertops, lighting, flooring, doors and windows, walls and ceilings, faucets and plumbing and others. Second, if your kitchen is small, there will be less options of your kitchen remodeling. The cost of remodel a small kitchen is usually between $5,000 and $15,000, which is depended on your ideas. Generally, people usually do not make a big change to their small kitchen, they just make some small project, buy something delicate or do some DIY objects, all these will not be over your budget, you can do these changing in such a cheap cost. For example, you can do some green updates like LED lighting and environmentally friendly faucets; or you can make a pull-out countertop so that you can have a little more space, even you can change your old appliances to small ones, which can give your a bigger kitchen.

kitchen, this is a place where wonderful dishes were born, a place where chef can do their best to make a wonderful dish that will be admired by everyone who eat it. So if I were you, I would like to work in a fantastic kitchen instead of a messy one. Besides, when you are working in an amazing kitchen, the meal you make will be more delicious; but when you see a messy one, you do not even want to step in much less working in.


 If you have a budget between $10,000 to $15,000, you can:

  • Change your kitchen sink and faucet to the new ones
  • Change your appliances to the new ones
  • Use inexpensive materials like laminate, vinyl and tile
  • Do some paintings on your walls and ceilings
  • Install energy-efficient lighting
  • During this remodeling, you will do some small jobs by yourself. You should try your best to do some jobs in person, you will find the fun in it, but if you are unable to do that, do not try it with blind eyes, call the professional to help you, and the money of hiring is also in the budget.

If you have a budget between $15,000 to $30,000, you can:

  • Use high-quality materials like stone, wood and metal
  • Install cabinets in custom
  • Change your appliances to the high-end ones
  • Rewiring and recessing the lighting
  • Change your floor

When you have a bigger budget, you can leave the jobs to the professionals instead of yourselves, these jobs are difficult for you anyway, so they can help you a lot of jobs such as refinishing or refacing your countertop, painting the walls and ceilings, installing new lighting and rewiring some electrical work. When you want to change a custom cabinet, you might move some steel pipes, if you are not the professional, a big disaster will happen.

If you have a budget between $30,000 to $50,000, you can:

  • Do anything mentioned above
  • Change a granite countertop
  • Add additional overhead lighting
  • Change hardwood flooring

When you have such a budget, you will have more options of changing your kitchen, you can remodel it to whatever you want it to be.

If you have a budget more than $50,000, there will be no need for you to think about what you are gonna remodel, you can absolutely hire a kitchen designer to help you change a custom kitchen which just belongs to you.

A kitchen is like a heart of a home, because all the meals will be made in it, and the most important and happiest moment is eating. After a whole day of tired work, the moment you step into your house, the meal is ready and your wife and children are waiting for you, that must be the happiest time of a day.

If you are a cook or someone just like cooing, even crazy about it, the kitchen must be your heaven, when you step into your kitchen, you may forget all the bad things behind your mind, just focus on making the dishes, and concentrate on what you are creating. You may see the food as your baby, as your wife or anyone you love, because only in that feeling, you can create the most delicious food in this world. So you need a wonderful kitchen to help you make your dream come true instead of a messy one

Are these ideas fantastic? If you think that they are helpful and useful, the next step is to move your body and remodel your kitchen.

When you are making a wonderful kitchen, during this process, you can also get the feeling of joy, and finally you make it, a wonderful kitchen appears in front of you, you can not help but run into your kitchen to make something delicious for your family.

So stop waiting, make your budget and plan immediately, and just do it.



Awesome Barbecue Recipe You Shouldn’t Miss

Many a Barbecue Recipe for you and I true believe that you don’t want too miss these gorgeous babies.

Cheese Steak Barbecue Recipe

This cheese steak recipe is literally mouthwatering! You can watch this video to learn how to cook this delicious baby.


Ribeye steak in thin slices

1 large onion

1 diced canned chili

Chipotle peppers

Salt & pepper


Shredded pepper Jack cheese



Grilling up a batch of chicken thighs, drumsticks or whole legs can be a wonderful alternative to the overused chicken breast. The dark meat is full of flavor and doesn’t dry out as quickly as its white counterpart. But chicken legs can burn easily if you don’t know how to cook them properly.

Barbecue Recipe


1.5-2 lbs. Fresh Chicken Drumsticks

1 table extra virgin olive oil or preferred oil

Barbecue Sauce


  1. Marinate drumsticks in barbecue sauce and put in refrigerator for a minimum of 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400F℉. Grease a cast iron skillet with olive oil and heat up over medium heat until warm.
  3. Place drumsticks in the pan and cook chicken drumsticks for about 8 minutes until the surface turn into a light brown color.
  4. Transfer the pan in the preheat oven and cook for 20-25 minutes or until the sauce is starting to brown around the edges and the thighs are totally cooked through. During this period of time, you need basting the drumsticks with barbecue sauce twice.
  5. Remove pan from oven and baste with barbecue sauce one last time. Let the drumsticks cooling for few minutes and serve warm.

Smoke Ribs

This is a great tasting recipe. Just give a try and you can make adjustments to the seasoning ingredient amounts the next time around so the rib flavor is more to your taste. And you need a little something on the side…maybe a nice garden salad, or some cornbread. This easy smoke ribs is one of my most delicious ribs recipes which have surprised my lovers a lot. If you don’t have a lot of time, this easy barbecued pork spareribs recipe is the one for you. You won’t be spending a lot of time making rib rubs or homemade barbecue sauce. I bet you won’t to miss these smoked really well babies. And I have to say this flavorful outdoor cooking absolutely the one need a moment to appreciate how awesome it is. As for how to cook ribs, here it is.

barbecue recipe


Pork spare ribs

Barbecue sauce

White and brown sugars


Garlic powder

Black pepper

Ground ginger

Onion powder

Rosemary powder.


  1. Rub the ribs all over with the vegetable oil, then evenly sprinkle with the spice mix. (It’s a mix of white and brown sugars, paprika, garlic powder, black pepper, ground ginger, onion powder, and rosemary powder.)Place the ribs on a baking sheet, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes and up to 8 hours. When ready to cook, remove the ribs from the refrigerator and let them come to room temperature, about 30 minutes.
  2. Place seasoned ribs on strategically set-up grill. Place a tray of water inside the grill to keep the meat moist, turn half your grill off and the other half on low, and place the ribs on the off side.
  3. Cook the ribs for 5 to 6 hours. Slather some barbecue sauce over the ribs and cook for few minutes more. Check for doneness by lifting up one end of a rib rack. The rack should bend slightly in the middle. (The meat should not fall off the bone. It should be pink in the center with smoke lines running around the cut areas.) If it does not bend, continue to cook, covered, until it does. (Do not poke the meat with a thermometer.)
    1. Transfer the rack to a cutting board and slice. Serve warm with extra sauce.

    Pulled Pork Shoulder

    This Outdoor cooking makes enough Pulled Pork Shoulder for a good sized barbecue, if you want to share, or quite a few fantastic meals. This Smoking meat works well for pork shoulder or butt, so watch for sales at your favorite meat counter or butcher. Pulled Pork Shoulder will become a year round favorite recipe for your smoker. Making a large Pulled Pork Shoulder, you can count on several meals with very little effort. It takes a little advanced planning because smoking is a slow process, but it’s well worth the wait.

barbecue recipe


7-8 pound pork shoulder or butt

2 T of your favorite mustard


1/4 C paprika

1/2 C chili powder

1/2 C brown sugar

2 t ground black pepper

2 t cayenne pepper

2 t dry brown or yellow mustard

1 T garlic powder

1 T onion powder

1 T ground cumin

1 t salt


  1. Using paper towels to dry the pork shoulder then spread 2 tablespoons mustard over the meat. In a medium bowl, mix the rub ingredients well and set aside. Then coat the pork shoulder thoroughly with the rub and wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Refrigerate overnight.
  2. Set the smoker to 225℉. Once preheated, add chips per your manufacturer directions. Add wood chips only for the first 3 hours. Add the meat and the meat probe thermometer if you have one. After that, you can add more wood chips if you really like that extra smoky flavor.
  3. Smoking for about 2.5 hours. Then pull the shoulder (butt) from the smoker and let it rest for at least a half hour wrapped tightly in foil.
  4. Serve the Pulled Pork Shoulder with your favorite sides, such as cole slaw, baked beans, and mac and cheese.

Mouth Watering Cheese Steak Recipe

cheese steak recipMakingdeliciousfoods is an interesting experience for most of gastronomes. In this article, I will share the cheese steak recipe to help you make a delicacy.


Do you have admired those people who can do all kinds of delicious foods like me? I always feel miraculous When I see they can make the foods enjoyable and easily in the reality shows. I also have watched them to do the cheese steak, and was attracted very much. So, today I will introduce the cheese steak recipe to you.

Just like some reality show shows us, it is a kind of life attitude to making food. With the development of the science and technology, our life standard is growing better and better. However, without the pressure of the food and clothing problems, our heart is getting more and more difficult to satisfied. We feel empty in our brain, finding the meaning of the life is not easy. And, we also don’t know what to do. So, it is important to find something interesting to do during our spare time. And I think, to study cooking is a good choice. It is not only can fill our free time but also exercise our ability of practicing. Imagining in a spare family time in an afternoon, you are resting with your husband, then you make a delicious food. Isn’t it a happy thing? It is not only satisfied with your passion, and you may share more delight with your lover. Now, the cheese steak recipe time!


The cheese steak recipe should conclude the following ingredients: Ribeye steak in thin slices (The base ingredient (as stated in the title of this recipe) is steak, so get some nice rib eye. You will need very thin slices, so ask the person behind the counter if they are willing to slice it for you. Freezing it first will make the slicing a lot easier.); 1 large onion , 1 diced canned chili , Chipotle peppers, Salt & pepper, bread , Pepper Jack cheese (shredded) .


Here is the instruction of the cheese steak recipe.

Firstly, before you begin to make the cheese steak, you should cut The steak into strips first, and preferably to pat off the blood with the back of the knife. And, Put the steak in a bowl and put it in the refrigerator. cheese steak recipe

Then, you can use your regular skillet or a Mojoe Griddle. And heat it up, then spread some oil.

Secondly, cooking the sliced onion. When that starts to brown up, add the chilli and 2-3 diced chipotle peppers. Cook until the onions are a nice light brown color, then move them off to the side.

Thirdly, it’s time to cook the meat! Take the steak out, and it is going to cook really fast, so be careful not to let it cook too long. Add some salt and pepper while it is cooking.

cheese steak recipe

Then, when the meat is a nice brown color, bring the onions back onto the skillet, and mix with the meat. Also add the Pepper Jack cheese on top. Cover with a lid to help the steam melt the cheese.

cheese steak recipe

Finally, Warm up the bread, then put everything together: mingling the steak in the middle of the bread. and enjoy your cheeses teak sandwich!

Some tips for skillet

In the process of the cheese steak recipe, we should use the skillet. But there is some dangerous tips should we note.

Do not burn empty pans for long periods of time to avoid deformation and damage to parts. The handle of the frying pan and the soup pot is designed with spot welding. But it’s not completely insulated from the heat transfer. Especially if the fire just shatters the handle. If the handle is too hot, it is recommended that you use a non-hot gloves to avoid sunburn. To avoid over ironing the pot is to wash and steam scald. Please clean the pots and pans at room temperature. Stainless steel is more likely to be washed after heat. Because of the impurity of gas, after long-term use, the appearance of stainless steel is easy to be huff and yellow by the gas impurities. Don’t add salt to the PAN when it is heated to prevent corrosion of the stainless steel surface. After long-term use, the pot bottom sometimes appears white spot, which for food and salt for cleaning of the residue such as pot food burnt, just pour a little water and heat, with a cleaning agent and a cleaning pad. If you are seriously worried, please let the water soak for 4-8 hours before cleaning.


After reading the cheese steak recipe, do you feel confident to make it? A high quality life style is that we live a meaningful and substantial life.

Maybe, we may lose in the material life and forget to enjoy ourselves. We work day by day. And even, we feel anxiously. Even we can’t worried about our food and clothing, but the price of the houses, cars and any other material things may given us some pressure. We gradually become the slave of the life. Sometimes, we should let us return to the beginning. And stop to enjoy our life.

In that way, let us cooking a tasty cheese steak to let us calm down. And have a good think of the value of the life. Actually, only if you are willing to do, you will find the interests of cooking. Maybe this cheese steak recipe is easier, but the connotation included in is much meaningful. Hope you live a good and meaningful life forever!