Cooking

Coal at Christmas can be a good thing with the Masterbuilt Gravity Series grill/smoker

NEWS – Grilling and smoking food is an intensely personal thing.  Propane and natural gas grills have been lauded for their simplicity, but barbeque purists maintain nothing is better than old-fashioned charcoal for that perfect grilled flavor. Masterbuilt, a leader in the grilling and smoking world, just introduced a new line of gravity-feed charcoal grill/smokers …

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Carving the Thanksgiving turkey will never be boring again thanks to the Mighty Carver

NEWS – Carving the Thanksgiving turkey is an age-old tradition shared by many families. What if I told you this year you could carve up that delicious bird with a chainsaw. You could be the hit of your Thanksgiving feast with the Mighty Carver Electric Chainsaw Carving Knife. Well, okay, it may not be a …

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Get steamed about dinner. Anova Precision Oven brings steam cooking to the home counter

NEWS – Innovating consumer cooking appliance company Anova looks to do for steam cooking what they did for sous vide. The upcoming Precision Oven will be an affordable steam cooking solution that fits on your kitchen counter. The Precision Oven is a connected device that will allow for monitoring / control from anywhere. Why steam …

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Secura Hot ‘n Crispy 5.3L Air Fryer review

REVIEW – Some people love to cook and are good at it.  Others of us are not-so-skilled, but we still have to eat.  Eating out every night is rather expensive, and Ramen noodles get old in a hurry.  What’s a non-cook to do?  I have a theory:  I think it’s possible to do a lot …

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Reduce kitchen clutter with the multi-feature ChopBox cutting board

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Kitchens never have enough cupboard, drawer or countertop space to hold all those kitchen gadgets that we gadgeteers need to create our culinary delights.  ChopBox thinks they have a way to tidy things up with their new cutting board that brings many other tools to the counter. The ChopBox is made of …

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Bagotte 5-quart Air Fryer review

REVIEW – Seems like everyone and their brother makes an air fryer these days. It makes sense people are trying to eat healthier, and air fryers are a good start. They greatly reduce fat and oil content without sacrificing the crunch and taste we all love from deep-fried foods. I own an air fryer that …

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Prepare rice in a more traditional way with this Japanese-inspired ceramic rice cooker

NEWS – I love rice so much I probably could eat it every day. The problem is finding a way to easily make flavorful rice. I know there are rice cookers out there that probably do the job, but the AZUME Ceramic Rice Cooker caught my eye. First off it has a cool Japanese inspired …

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Zavor LUX LCD Multi-Cooker review

REVIEW – One-Pot multi-cookers are amongst the most popular kitchen gadgets right now. I’ve heard multiple friends and family members rave about how great they are, so I decided to take the plunge and try one out for myself. The unit I’ll be reviewing is the Zavor LUX LCD multi-cooker. What is it? The Zavor …

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Uten 1088TS air fryer review

REVIEW – Most of us are trying to be a little more health-conscious these days.  Usually, eating healthier means giving up fried foods.  But, they are oh, so delicious!  Air frying otherwise deep-fried foods helps make them healthier by significantly reducing, and in some cases, eliminating the oil or fat used to fry. OK – …

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MEATER Block wireless meat thermometer review

REVIEW – Last year I reviewed both the MEATER and MEATER+ smart wireless meat thermometers. I have used them many times over the past year, even purchasing a few as gifts for family and friends. As the story goes, MEATER announced the Block around the middle of last year but has taken over a year …

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Dress up your Instant Pot to look like R2-D2 because why not?

NEWS – The popular Instant Pot is one of my most used and favorite products that I’ve ever reviewed. Others must feel the same because there’s an Etsy shop called InstantWraps that offers skins to turn your Instant Pot pressure cooker into something that looks more fun than just a cooking appliance. The InstantWraps shop …

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CookPerfect wireless meat thermometer review

REVIEW – Is anything better than a perfectly cooked meal? The main course, done exactly to your liking, makes for the perfect dining experience. But, how do you know when your main course is done?  And, what if folks like things done to different levels?  CookPerfect can help with its dual-probe wireless meat thermometer. What …

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