Energy-Efficient Summer Cooking Guide

Energy-Efficient Summer Cooking Guide

In this blog, we share summer cooking methods that will reduce your energy bill and keep you refreshed on hot summer days.

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy fresh, vibrant, easy-to-make meals. With energy-conscious cooking using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients, you can keep your kitchen cool, reduce your energy bill, and shrink your carbon footprint. Inspire your inner chef with these tasty and energy-efficient cooking ideas.

Slow Cooker Meals

Slow cookers may run for long periods of time, but they are extremely energy-efficient. In fact, they run on about the same amount of energy as a traditional light bulb. Cooking low and slow means you can keep your home cool, save energy, and spend more time enjoying long summer days.

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Induction Cooking

Induction cooktops are one of the most energy-efficient cooking methods out there. Upgrading your gas stove to induction offers many benefits, including better indoor air quality and improved safety. They also produce less ambient heat than gas ranges, which means a cooler kitchen and lower summer air-conditioning costs.

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Air Fryer

Air fryers cook food faster than a conventional oven with around half as much energy. Preheat your air fryer before cooking and use the proper setting to maximize efficiency. Remember to unplug your air fryer when you aren’t using it to avoid wasting power while it’s in standby mode.

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No-Cook Meals

The most effective way to save energy while cooking is to eat no-cook meals. These meals are easy, quick, and highlight fresh, seasonal ingredients, all while helping you save on your energy bills.

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