Cooking

PantryChic stores your dry goods and perfectly measures them when it’s time to bake

NEWS – I enjoy making my own bread so I know what ingredients are in it. But one thing I don’t like is having a bunch of half empty bags of flour, sugar, etc shoved willy nilly in the top shelf of my cabinet. First world problem? You betcha. Is there a better way? That’s …

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Grand Fusion no-leak, non-stick silicone baking mat review – all the yum, none of the yuck

REVIEW – What’s the worst part of baking messy things?  The cleanup, of course.  Silicone baking sheets can minimize the mess, but since they’re flat, the goo can still leak and bake onto your pan. Grand Fusion Housewares, a maker of all kinds of home goods, introduced a twist on the silicone baking sheet. Let’s …

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ThermoWorks Thermapen ONE thermometer review

REVIEW – The ThermoWorks Thermapen ONE is a food thermometer and whether you’re a multi-Michelin star chef or a weekend grillmaster, food safety is paramount. I’ve been married to “Public Health” for the better part of a decade and I’m pretty sure the safe temperature for chicken was in our wedding vows ( 165 degrees Fahrenheit …

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ChefsTemp Finaltouch X10 cooking thermometer review

REVIEW:  What does the ChefsTemp Finaltouch X10 do that other instant-read thermometers don’t do? There is something, and it’s pretty cool. Righties and lefties (hands, and politics) should appreciate the feature. But does it do its main thing well?  What is it The ChefsTemp Finaltouch X10 is a battery powered, instant-read, probe type cooking thermometer. …

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Whisk Wiper is the kitchen multi-tool that you didn’t know you needed until now

NEWS – A whisk is a common kitchen tool for avid bakers and cooks. This tool makes mixing liquids easy, but depending on the thickness of the liquid or batter that you’re mixing, you may end up losing some of the mix when it clings to the whisk’s metal loops. That’s where the Whisk Wiper …

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NuWave Brio 15.5QT Air Fryer Review

NuWave Brio 15.5QT

REVIEW – These things come in waves.  OK, that’s my one dad joke per review.  Seriously, though, we tend to get a lot of similar products to review simultaneously.  Sometimes they are variants of robot vacuums, and on other days it is a collection of power distribution blocks.  The flavor of the day today is the …

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The Zavor Noir Cookware review – Good looking, high performing nonstick goodness

REVIEW – Stylish nonstick pans that legit hold up in the kitchen? The Zavor Noir Cookware looks like the real deal, my friends. But don’t take my word for it. Let’s go cook some stuff and see. To the review! What is it? Zavor Noir Cookware is nonstick cast aluminum cookware set that features removable handles …

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Bloves Meat Thermometer review

REVIEW – When cooking you sometimes need an accurate reading of internal temperatures to know when ‘done’ has been achieved. How does the Bloves Meat Thermometer perform in several cooking tasks? I’ll show you its features and a couple of flaws. What is it The Bloves Meat Thermometer is sold as an instant-read, probe type …

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Keep bacon attached to food items for grilling with these handy little pinz

NEWS – When grilling bacon-wrapped or stuffed foods, toothpicks are the usual go-to to hold things together. But, the ends often burn off, making them hard to locate and remove. Grill Pinz Stainless Steel Food Markers & Skewers are a safe and effective way to attach bacon to food items for grilling. They also work …

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Frywall won’t protect your computer but it will keep grease splatter where it belongs

NEWS – Do you love frying foods on your stovetop but hate the grease splatter that seems to get everywhere? Now, I’ve tried those mesh splatter screen thingies, and they work to a point. However, you still have to remove the screen to flip whatever you’re cooking. And stuff still gets through those tiny little …

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Magiccos FP 416A 14-cup digital food processor review

REVIEW – Chopping, grating, and slicing are some of the time-consuming chores that are required if you cook a lot.  Food processors have revolutionized that process by bringing mechanization into the food prep process.  Magiccos introduced their FP 416A 1000 Watt 14-cup food processer into the crowded food processor marketplace.  Let’s take a look and …

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