Home and Kitchen

News, reviews and articles about home and kitchen products.

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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SWDK Handi-Mopper Robot review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Ok, I admit it – I’m a neat freak. I like my house clean, and strive to keep it that way. SWDK’s Handy-Mopper Robot which is currently seeking funding on Indiegogo, is one of these products that I just couldn’t pass up! Let’s see if Indiegogo’s claim of “The most efficient deep …

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smartmi 2S Standing Oscillating Pedestal Fan review

REVIEW – Winter will be here soon enough, but right now we’re still having days in the high 80s F here and other areas of the country are over 120 degrees F. Brutal! I would seriously melt if we didn’t have central air in my home. But even though we do, the upstairs bonus room …

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Since when did luxury toasters become a thing?

NEWS – During one of my daily gadget surf sessions, I happened to see this toaster on Amazon and it made me scratch my head and wonder why toasters are becoming kitchen status symbols. That’s right, forget about having the latest and greatest smartphone Gadgeteers, a shiny new toaster is the device you need to …

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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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X- Sense SC01 10 Year Battery Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector with Display and Alarm review

REVIEW – Over the past few years, there seems to have been a surge in carbon monoxide related illnesses and deaths. There have also been many fires where the outcome was deadly because there was no smoke detector installed. This X- Sense SC01 10 Year Battery Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector with Display and Alarm …

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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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Ecovacs DEEBOT OZMO T8 AIVI robot vacuum/mop review

REVIEW – If you’re a regular reader of The Gadgeteer, you know that we are regularly offered robotic vacuums to review.  Everyone and their cousin seem to be making robotic vacuums.  Many seem to suck, and not in a good way.  We have carpet in our bedrooms and hard flooring in the rest of the …

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Levoit classic 200 ultrasonic cool mist humidifier review

REVIEW – Wisconsin winters are notoriously cold with wind chills below zero and enough snow to bury a polar bear. With the lack of moisture in the air, your skin becomes dry and chapped. One of the best ways to help alleviate dry cracked skin in the winter is to increase the humidity. Levoit classic …

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Go Hang It all-in-one picture hanging & leveling tool review – Hang pictures with fewer cuss words and tears

REVIEW – We recently did a complete remodel of the upper level of our house, but even though it’s been done for several months, we have yet to hang any artwork back on the walls. Why? We’re mainly afraid that we’ll make a mistake getting multiple framed art pieces to line up. That’s where a …

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Costway boiler steam cleaner EP24434US review

REVIEW – Steam.  The universal cleaner.  Steam cleans everything.  It disinfects, sanitizes, and has a way to get out stains that other cleaning products simply can’t. Especially in today’s world, steam can offer a degree of cleaning that is more important than ever.  Costway has a consumer-grade steamer that offers a wide variety of cleaning …

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