Cooking

Hungry like the Wolf? Try this multi-function cooker!

I’ve known about Wolf’s ranges, cooktops, and ovens for years, but I was recently surprised to learn that they make countertop appliances, too.  This Multi-Function Cooker really caught my eye when I was looking for a replacement slow cooker when the one I have stopped working. This cooker has a stainless-steel construction, oven-proof glass lid …

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The Q-Swiper makes cleaning your grill easy and safe

I love grilling, what I don’t like, cleaning the grill. The Q-Swiper is an easy to use tool that not only promises to make cleaning your grill easier but safer. No more wire bristles The bristle-less cleaning system cleans your grill using a stainless steel scraper to remove burnt on food, a flexible scrubbing pad, …

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Carry your grill with you in this briefcase

Here in the South, barbecue is a cooked food product, usually pork.  In other areas, barbecue apparently means a process for cooking food or the equipment on which it is cooked.  (Bless their hearts!)  Apparently, today we’ll be using the second definition for the Mon Oncle barbecue briefcase from RS Barcelona. Closed up, the Mon …

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Beefer brings a High-End steakhouse right to your backyard

Usually, in order to get restaurant quality steak, you had to take a trip to your local steakhouse, not anymore. Now you can have steakhouse quality steak right in your own backyard. Beefer is a small stainless steel high heat grill that cooks at a whopping 1,500 degrees. The magic temperature for restaurant-quality results when …

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With the Anova Culinary Sous Vide Precision Cooker, you get the perfect dish every time!

If your household is anything like mine, then you are used to the chaos of kids running around and us as parents trying to maintain control, while simultaneously attending to several other tasks. In one specific scenario, my wife, who loves to cook healthy and who created her own recipes, is constantly running out of …

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The Burger Master is here to make your summer BBQ easier

We’ve all been there before. You’re having a BBQ for friends or family which usually means making lots and lots of burgers. Making all of those patties takes time and can be pretty messy. The Burger Master by Shape + Store can help you with that. More burgers faster Burger Master is essentially a burger …

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Cooking is easy as pie with this smart kitchen scale

The Drop Scale, paired with its app, is the easy way to find and prepare what’s for dinner.  The Drop Recipe app has hundreds of recipes to choose from, and the app guides you, step-by-step, through adding each ingredient as you go.  Weighing and measuring with the scale is interactive with the app, so if …

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Easily crack the top off soft- or hard-boiled eggs

I only eat hard-boiled eggs, but I’ve always loved the dishes and the style of eating soft-cooked eggs still in the shell while they are cradled in an egg cup.  I periodically think about getting some nice egg cups and setting my peeled hard-boiled egg in one while I eat breakfast.  But I’m going off …

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Grill Masters Club Experience Subscription Service review

It’s time to step up our grilling game, people. This week we’re checking out the Grill Masters Club, a subscription service that delivers a new collection of grilling products to your doorstep each month. Let’s fire up the grill and see what we get! What is it? It’s a subscription service that delivers a new …

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Aicook Blender, 15-Piece Smoothie Blender Mixer review

What is it? The Aicook 15-Piece Blender is a portable blender that is designed to blend fruits, and vegetables, and many other ingredients that are used to create smoothies or health drinks, etc. What’s in the box Package contents: 1 x High torque power (Base unit) 1 x Stainless steel flat blade 1 x Stainless …

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Aicok SV-8001 Sous Vide Cooker review

Living all my life in the southern United States, I grew up eating my mother’s fried chicken, which is so often considered a staple of southern cooking.  My mother’s chicken was great – juicy, tender, well-done, and tasty.  I didn’t quite inherit my mother’s skills, and I was never able to produce fried chicken as …

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Stir up some tasty popcorn with the Whirley popcorn maker

I used to have a popcorn maker similar to the Whirley Stainless-Steel Induction Popcorn Maker, but it wouldn’t work on our induction cooktop when we upgraded.  We had to resort to microwave popcorn because I wouldn’t allow my husband to shake one of our cast iron pans on the new cooktop.  With the old popper, shaking …

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Just say no to brown guacamole with Guac-Lock

I love guacamole! Not that processed pre-made stuff, I’m talking about fresh, hand-made guacamole. The problem with fresh guac is that after a day or two it always gets that disgusting brown color. And none of those home remedies ever seems to work. Guac-Lock to the rescue The Guac-Lock is a shatter-proof, odor-proof guacamole container …

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Make your own granola bars at home

Granola bars are available everywhere, but sometimes it seems they aren’t really different than candy bars.  If you like granola bars but you want more control over the ingredients, make your own with the Tescoma Granola Bar Press.  The press is made from food-grade silicone and BPA-free plastics, so you won’t worry about adding any …

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