Home and Kitchen

News, reviews and articles about home and kitchen products.

FoldiMate aims to takes the drudgery out of folding laundry

NEWS – Are you the type that whips through your laundry chores, only to have fresh, clean clothes sit unfolded until the next time you wear them?  FoldiMate can fold an entire load of laundry in just five minutes, all automatically. FoldiMate is a smallish refrigerator-sized device that will fold most of your laundry items …

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Artisan Revere Super Steel Chef’s Knife review

REVIEW – Sometimes I get to review products that just feel like magic right out of the box. The Artisan Revere Super Steel Chef’s Knife which is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter is one of those cases. These guys set out to make the perfect chef’s knife, and I think that they may have accomplished …

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Edge of Belgravia Stingray frying pan review

REVIEW – The award-winning designers at Edge of Belgravia are at it again. But this time we’re not looking at knives… we’re looking at cookware! The Stingray nonstick pan is kicking off a new kickstarter campaign this week. I got a pre-launch sample to see if it’s more than just sharp looks. How did it …

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Turn your attic room into your personal balcony with the Velux Cabrio balcony

NEWS – Do you have a room in your attic?  Is it dark? Did you find it impossible to add natural light because of the pitch of the roof?  Velux can add light, and add a balcony with their innovative Cabrio roof window and balcony combination. The Cabrio installs like a skylight but can be …

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Cuisinart CMW-110 microwave oven with sensor cook & inverter technology review

REVIEW – When it comes to a microwave, you might think there’s nothing very tech/gadgeteer worthy about them. But the CMW-110 microwave from Cuisinart has a couple of features that might change your mind. Let’s take a look. What is it? The CMW-110 microwave from Cuisinart looks and performs like a traditional microwave, but it …

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It’s a dessert topping! It’s a floor wax! Gourmia introduces air fryer toaster ovens

NEWS – Unlike the old comedy sales pitch on Saturday Night Live, Gourmia’s combinations make sense.  Fresh off their announcement of new CoolCookers that combine refrigeration with slow or pressure cooking, Gourmia has announced a complete line of combination air fryer toaster ovens. Catering to the ever-growing market of those of us with limited counter …

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Deal – Save $200 off Neato Botvac D5 robot vacuum today!

NEWS – If you’ve been on the fence about buying your first robot vacuum, here’s some info that might finally push you to get off that fence. Today (3/6/19) Best Buy’s Deal of the Day is $399 for a Neato Botvac D5™ Connected robot vacuum cleaner which is a savings of $200 from its original …

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Stop the wet bandits with the D-Link Wi-Fi battery powered water sensor

NEWS – It isn’t just the wet bandits that can ruin your house.  Plain old water leaks from overflowing sump crocks, leaky washer hoses, bad sink fittings, toilets, water heater – basically anywhere water flows – can trash your home very quickly. According to Home Advisor, the average water repair bill is over $2,000. D-Link …

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Keep your cool in the kitchen with Gourmia CoolCookers

NEWS – It doesn’t get much better than coming home to a freshly cooked meal.  Slow cookers have offered that convenience to home chefs for quite some time.  Toss in the good stuff, set it for low and slow, and come home to a house that smells amazing and fall-apart tender food. But, what about …

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Fromaggio Home Cheesemaker lets you get creative

NEWS – I don’t know about you, but I love cheese. Perhaps too regularly, we make a meal out of cheese, crackers, and wine. When I saw that the Fromaggio Home Cheesemaker is about to initiate their Kickstarter, it was very exciting to think I could make my cheese at home. The appliance has an …

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Airthings Wave Plus indoor air quality monitor with radon detection review

REVIEW – I’m sure that you keep your house clean by sweeping the floors, dusting the furniture, and picking up clutter. But did you know that there could be serious threats to your health silently lurking in the air you breath while you’re relaxing in what you think is a safe environment? I’m talking about …

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The Air Doctor is a breath of fresh air

NEWS – Since most of my immediate family member face the challenges of allergies and the effects, I am always interested in products that can help to alleviate the horrible coughing, sneezing and runny nose and eyes which are some of the symptoms we experience. Over the past few years, I have been lucky enough …

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The EyeVac Touchless Vacuum makes using dirty dustpans a thing of the past

NEWS – Tired of bending over a dirty dustpan to pick up swept up messes? The EyeVac Home Touchless Vacuum is here to take care of that. It’s a low-profile stationary vacuum that’s always on and always ready. All you have to do is sweep debris to the EyeVac. Infrared sensors detect the sweeping motion, …

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