Product Reviews

Magimix by Robot-Coupe Creative Discs Kit Product Review

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The Magimix by Robot-Coupe food processor is one of the most important tools in my kitchen. I use it all the time for so many different tasks. Jobs like kneading bread, grating cheese, whipping cream and mixing up some curry paste can all be done in the food processor. Magimix by Robot-Coupe food processors are built to last for years and …

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Cook-Air Portable Grill Product Review

Cook Air Portable Grill Product Review

Grilling season is here and there are many new products coming on the market. One of these is the newest model of the Cook-Air Portable Grill. This grill is a small unit, built and made for those times when you are not able to bring your large, full size grill. Ideal for tailgating, camping, RV’ing and more, the Cook-Air may …

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Vacmaster VP112 Chamber Vacuum Product Review

Vacmaster VP112 Chamber Vacuum Product Review

Ever since I have gotten into sous vide cooking, I have used my vacuum sealer a lot. Now, it did get regular use even before with me sealing food that I smoked, like sausages, ribs, pulled pork and more. But since I started sous vide cooking, the vacuum sealer has been used multiple times each week. That regular use has …

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Cuisinart Griddler Deluxe Product Review

Cuisinart Griddler Deluxe

A number of years ago, I received the Cuisinart Griddler for Christmas. I was extremely excited because it was something I really wanted. Since then, I have used is so many times for making paninis, grilled cheeses, pancakes, eggs, bacon and more. I has been one of my most used small appliances. Recently, Cuisinart released the Griddler Deluxe, which takes all …

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ThermoWorks ChefAlarm Product Review

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A digital thermometer is quite possibly one of the most important tools for my kitchen. Whether it is a chicken in the oven, pork roast in the smoker, or a pot of syrup for making hard candy, a digital thermometer is invaluable to the home cook. I have gone through many different types, including analog, digital, programmable and more. One …

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Nespresso VertuoLine Product Review

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Single serve coffee machines have grown significantly over the past few years. I have used many different models from various companies and one of the big benefits from single serve machines is that they are convenient and easy to use. The problem, is that I have rarely found a single serve machine which is able to make a cup of …

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Polyscience Sous Vide Discovery Immersion Circulator Product Review

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Sous vide is growing in popularity with each passing month and there are more and more websites devoted to sous vide recipes popping up all the time. On top of that, the market for sous vide machines have really heated up with many different companies producing their own version of the sous vide immersion  circulator. PolyScience was one of the first companies …

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Salton Air Wave Health Cooker Product Review

Salton Air Wave Health Cooker Product Review

Halogen ovens have been around for a while, but I rarely gave them much notice. Shopping channels and infomercials have sold them and there have been obscure shops and websites promoting their benefits, but it was not until I received the Salton Air Wave Health Cooker, that I both tried and grew to love the halogen cooktop. Halogen ovens use, …

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iCoffee by Remington Product Review

iCoffee by Remington Product Review

I drink a LOT of coffee and probably more than I should. I have used many different coffee makers over the years including everything from automatic drip, single serve  brewers, percolators and french presses. There is little in the way of innovation for coffee makers. Usually, any changes, or new features revolve around the user experience and not how the …

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Umbra Cylindra Spice Rack Gadget Spotlight

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I have way too many spices. The cupboard above my stove is packed with spices including everything from turmeric, garam masala, Asian five spice, allspice, chipotle powder, whole cardamom, ground cardamom and more. Some spices get used far more frequently than others. I like to have a handful of spices next to the stove for easy access and the new Cylindra …

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