Cooking

Why press buttons when Alexa will perfectly nuke your next Hot Pocket

NEWS – Here’s just one more indication that we’re getting closer to the day when we can just ask a replicator to make us a sandwich. Case in point – GE’s new smart, scan-to-cook microwave which works with your phone or your voice to heat up your food without pressing a button. You can use your …

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Pampered Chef Breakfast Sandwich Maker review

REVIEW – You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  Given that, with our busy lifestyles we need a tool that can help us make quick, healthy choices for that most important meal.  The Pampered Chef Breakfast Sandwich Maker aims to do that by giving you a better, faster and …

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In the midst of a storm when all else fails, the Kovea Spider Stove will do the trick

NEWS – Every year when hurricane season is approaching, I cannot help but remember my ordeal in NYC during Hurricane Sandy. During that storm, I spent 14 days without electricity and heat, and many nights I purchased food from the only restaurant that was somehow able to survive. While I did have gas during the …

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Serve food at the correct temperature with these insulated bowls

NEWS – Few things are more disappointing than working hard to prepare a delicious meal but finding the cooked veggies are cold and the salad is hot by the time everyone gets to the table.  (Yes, I know – first-world problems…)  These insulated bowls with lids from Oggi will keep your food at the right …

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Brava’s Smart Oven cooks your food ultra quick with pure light

The days of nuking your food in a microwave are numbered if the Smart Oven from Brava takes off. The Smart Oven is a small table top cooking appliance that uses panels of infrared lights to cook food twice as fast as a conventional oven at the press of a button and without any preheating …

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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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