Home and Kitchen

News, reviews and articles about home and kitchen products.

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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Sparkel can carbonate drinks without using a CO2 tank

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – I love using my SodaStream Fizzi One Touch for making sparkling water and I make my own zero-calorie sodas by using flavor drops and stevia. But I’ve always wanted to try carbonating other drinks like tea or juices. The problem is that doing that with a SodaStream can damage it. So I …

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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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Lefant T700 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner review

REVIEW – The Lefant Robotic Vacuum Cleaner (T700 1800Pa) lives up to its claim as a super quiet cleaning system, with good suction and sensors. What is it? The Lefant T700 is a robotic vacuum and mop system. What’s in the box? Vacuum Charger with homing port and cleaning brush 2 mop pads Extra filter …

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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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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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