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Artisan Revere Paring Knife review

REVIEW – Friends, the last pepper from my summer garden is about to be sacrificed. We’re testing Artisan Revere’s new Paring Knife, a companion to their superb Chef’s Knife that I reviewed last year. Oh sweet pepper… we barely knew ye. To the review! What is it? It’s a paring knife hand made in the …

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Wolf Gourmet Precision Electric Griddle review

REVIEW – Step into Bob’s test kitchen! We’re testing the Wolf Precision Electric Griddle, a premium-level appliance that does all the griddly things. Grilling, searing, sauteeing, steaming… pick your method! Read on for more, my friends. Tonight we feast! To the review! Hardware specs 17″ by 17.63″ by 8″ 21 pounds 12″ by 17″ cooking …

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Gourmia GTF7600 16-in-1 digital air fryer oven review

REVIEW – We are retired.  That means that nearly all the meals we cook are just for my lovely wife and me.  We live in central Florida, where anything that adds excessive heat in the house is a bad thing.  That includes stoves.  What if there was a small oven that was sized perfectly to …

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Protect surfaces from heat and mess with a BBQ tool holster

NEWS – Summer is in full swing, and so is the BBQing season. An issue I always run into when grilling is where to put my hot and messy tools while I’m cooking. Sure, most grills come equipped with a shelf, but hot utensils can easily get knocked off. And BBQ brushes can leave quite …

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Carl Schmidt Sohn multi cooker and airfryer review

REVIEW – Multi Cookers have been used since 1950 and pressure cookers were invented 340 years ago. Their popularity has grown since they became a big ticket Black Friday item and started offering more features. This is a review of a Carl Schmidt Sohn multicooker with a detachable air fryer. Read on to see what …

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Raise your BBQ game with an ASMOKE Portable Applewood Pellet Grill

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – It’s a high accomplishment to become the backyard Grill Master. And higher still to graduate from the sophomore level of scorching hot dogs and hamburger patties to quality BBQ with complexity: slow cooking, smoked, or roasting. Artisan grilling that demands time, patience, attention, and skill. ASMOKE has an Indiegogo campaign looking for …

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Round and round – Roto-Q 360 mechanical rotisserie

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Who doesn’t love rotisserie-cooked food?  Spinning your food while it’s cooking reduces fat and evens out the cooking.  But rotisseries are a little complicated and typically involve routing electric cords into your grill.  Trying to rotisserie cook in an oven is even harder. Kickstarter campaign Roto-Q 360 wants to bring rotisserie cooking …

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Make your Taco Tuesday healthier with Taco Toaster

NEWS – It seems like every single week, there’s a Tuesday in there, somewhere, and that means Taco Tuesday!  Soft taco shells are healthier than hard shells, since hard shells are fried, and that means more calories and fat. But hard shells are fun with their crunch and texture. What if you could enjoy crunchy …

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Mealthy Multipot 2.0 pressure cooker review

REVIEW – Pressure cookers have been a popular item for a few years now, and my mother happened to get one this past Christmas. With that, I started getting curious about how well it would work for my living situation, and so when the Mealthy Multipot 2.0 came around, I jumped at the opportunity to …

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Ooni goes BIG with its newest gas-powered pizza oven

NEWS – Last summer I reviewed the Ooni Koda portable outdoor pizza oven, and I thought it was outstanding. The Koda is a stylish looking outdoor pizza oven that can cook a pizza in 60-seconds. On Wednesday, Ooni introduced the world to its newest outdoor pizza oven, the Ooni Koda 16. At first blush, the Koda …

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This knife cuts perfectly uniform slices every time

NEWS – I love using sliced tomatoes and onions on sandwiches and burgers. The problem is I can never cut even slices. They either turn out to thin, to thick or uneven. The BaouRouge Precision Slicing Knife is designed to give you a perfectly uniform slice every time.  The knife has an adjustable cutting guide …

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Ooni’s new Modular Tables are as stylish as the pizza ovens they’re made for

  NEWS – Ooni is known for its outdoor pizza ovens. I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing two of them, the Ooni 3 and Koda. They’re both fantastic. The only small issue I’ve had is where to place the oven when using it. I currently use a small foldable card table covered by a 2-inch …

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This device will beep when the water starts boiling

NEWS – I’m sure you’ve heard the saying that a watched pot never boils. We all know that’s not true and if you don’t watch the pot, you might end up with a mess to clean up. The BoilingBeeper helps you out by alerting you when the water in the pot begins to boil. That …

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