Home and Kitchen

News, reviews and articles about home and kitchen products.

Having a small kitchen no longer means you can’t have gourmet appliances

Having a tiny kitchen meant, in the past, that you couldn’t have a gourmet kitchen.  That’s no longer true with Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances.  They’ve offered 30″ dual-fuel ranges, cooktops, wall ovens, and counter-depth fridge/freezer units for some time now, but now they’ve introduced 24″ and smaller appliances for the tiniest of kitchens. Sub-Zero now …

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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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AIRFREE P2000 Air Purifier review

As I continue to look at as many as possible air purifiers to combat the allergies that my kids and I battle against every season, I “jumped” at the opportunity to test and review another one. Let’s see how it stands up to the test. What is it? The AIRFREE P2000 is an air purifier that …

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Look up in the air, it’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s the Heroshelf!

Here’s another gift idea for your dad or anyone else who might appreciate a super shelf for all their favorite EDC gear. It’s the Heroshelf from Animi Causa and it looks pretty fly (sorry, I couldn’t help myself…). The Heroshelf is made of metal and features an iconic silhouette of a Superman-style superhero in midflight. …

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The Smarterware product line means no more wasted food – finally there is an app for that!

I am sure that all of the Gadgeteer readers that have been following my news stories and reviews regularly know by now that I am a serious gadget nerd. So I am figuring that you may be initially surprised when I start chatting about food containers. After all, I don’t ever recall putting batteries in …

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Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute stick vacuum cleaner review

Through the years, I’ve reviewed products I liked and products I really liked. Then along comes a product that just suc… okay, sorry—I just couldn’t resist. I’m reviewing a vacuum cleaner, get it? But this is not just any vacuum cleaner—it’s a Dyson, and it’s one powerful vacuum—a stick vacuum no less. But is it …

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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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Airthings Wave smart radon detector review

You’ve heard of smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors, but have you heard about an electronic radon detector? Me neither. So I was surprised and interested when the folks at Airthings offered to send me their Wave smart radon detector for a review. Let’s take a look. What is it? The Airthings Wave smart radon detector …

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Rapidly chill freshly-brewed coffee or tea without diluting it with the HyperChiller

The HyperChiller can reduce the temperature of any drink (other than carbonated beverages) by up to 130°F in sixty seconds.  Imagine being able to chill freshly-brewed coffee or tea enough for an iced beverage without watering it down by pouring it over ice cubes.  And it’s not just for hot beverages; you can also cool …

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VentiFresh small space air purifier review

Do you have any small spaces in your home that are stinky? Maybe it’s a trashcan in the kitchen, a closet where you keep your sneakers, or maybe it’s your cat’s litter box? How do you get rid of odors without burning candles or spraying aerosol air fresheners that just cover up the stink with …

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FridgeCam lets you see inside your fridge even when you’re at the grocery store

Do you ever find yourself at the grocery store wondering if you should buy a new bottle of salad dressing, or a head of lettuce only to get home and find that you bought a second of head of lettuce when you didn’t need one. Now you’ll end up wasting the food. Is there a …

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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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The Cuisinart DCC-3000 Coffee-on-Demand 12-Cup Programmable Coffeemaker gets your day off to a great start

If you are anything like me, your work day has to start with a cup or two of coffee. I particularly like the French Vanilla flavor, and everyone in the office knows when I get to work in the mornings, because of the great aroma of that Folgers French Vanilla ground coffee. They have become …

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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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