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Cosori Premium 5.8-Quart Air Fryer review

REVIEW – Fried okra?  Yes, please!  Chicken-fried steak?  Of course!  Fried chicken?  You betcha!  When it comes to home cooking, it seems that I’m a bit of Southern boy.  But while I love fried foods, I don’t like cleaning up the mess that frying makes, and I really shouldn’t be consuming all that oil.  What …

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Shake your way to a healthy campfire snack

NEWS – If smores give you a bellyache and fire-cooked hot dogs don’t please your palate, check out the Traditional Shake and Pop Outdoor Popcorn Popper from Wabash Valley Farms for your next campfire snack. My son and co-reviewer, Mason, just like his grandfather, needs a daily dose of popcorn. In fact, these guys opt …

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Uten Barbecue Charcoal Grill review

REVIEW – Take your charcoal grill on the road! This week we’re checking out the Uten Barbecue Charcoal Grill, It’s a lightweight & portable design made for transporting to the campsite, the beach, or the park. How does it hold up to the testing? To the review! What is it? It’s an open-styule portable charcoal …

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Hestan Cue Smart Induction Cooking System review

REVIEW – I’ve been curious about induction cooking ever since I saw a segment on a cooking show that lauded its benefits. I hadn’t really paid much attention to it but knew that it used magnets and electrical current to heat rather than using a traditional gas or electric burner as a heat source. The …

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The BeepEgg Perfect Egg Timer sings when your eggs are boiled eggs-actly right

NEWS – I like hardboiled eggs, and over the years I’ve tried lots of different recipes and techniques including using an air fryer. However, I can never seem to get them right. The BeepEgg floating egg timer ensures that your eggs will turn out every time. The egg-shaped timer actually lives in the fridge with …

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Discover your inner short order cook with the Blackstone 28″ outdoor griddle

NEWS – I love cooking outdoors, and I’ve used gas grills, charcoal grills, and even pizza ovens (check out my review for the Ooni Koda). But I saw something recently that I’ve never seen before for outdoor cooking, an outdoor griddle. The Blackstone 28” Griddle Cooking Station basically takes the griddle from the back of …

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Anova Precision Sous Vide Cooker Pro review

REVIEW – I have wanted to try sous vide cooking for years. We have several friends and coworkers who swear by it. I understood the science and thermodynamics of how it works but I was always a little skeptical. While I have been tempted, I have been procrastinating more than anything…never pulling the trigger on …

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Febote 1000 watt sous vide cooker review

REVIEW – There are a ton of different ways to cook.  You can fry, air fry, grill, barbeque, boil, stir fry and so on.  One of the trendiest cooking methods today is sous vide (pronounced soo-veed). Sous vide is French for under vacuum.  Sous vide cooking places the food in vacuum bags that are immersed in …

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Ooni Koda Gas-Powered Outdoor Pizza Oven review

REVIEW – Back in October of last year, I reviewed the Ooni 3 portable outdoor pizza oven. In February of this year, Ooni introduced their new portable gas-powered outdoor pizza oven the Ooni Koda. I really liked the Ooni 3 so you know I couldn’t pass on the opportunity to test out the companies newest addition. …

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Ninja Foodi pressure cooker review

REVIEW – It might seem like pressure cookers are the latest cooking gadget fad, but pressure cookers have been around for decades – just not with fancy displays and features like the ones we’re seeing today. The traditional pressure cookers just had an analog gauge on top to show the pressure level and I thought …

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