May-June 2016

Video Teleprompter Lite (Version 1.1.2)

April 28, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Read a script and record video footage from one screen using Video Teleprompter Lite. This simple app saves the video automatically and allows for easy uploading and editing, including the ability

May-June 2016

Zipongo (Version 5.6)

April 28, 2016 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Zipongo is an ideal meal-planning tool for healthy shoppers. Recipes come with appetizing, full-color photos and can be saved for easy recall or sharing with friends. Filter by dietary preferences, such

Student Scoop

Beet Red Velvet Cupcakes

April 27, 2016 Stephany Ayoubi

Did you know that some red food dye is made from cochineal or carmine insects? After learning about this, I was eager to create an alternative recipe using "real” ingredients. Red velvet cake has always been

Paderno Spiralizer
Kitchen Tools

Catching the Spiralizer Spirit

April 27, 2016 Heather Goesch

Product Reviewed: Paderno World Cuisine 4-Blade Spiralizer Is a spiralizer a necessary kitchen item? No. Is it a fun tool to have? You bet! An upgrade over their original three-blade model, the Paderno World Cuisine

Omega Juicer
Kitchen Tools

The Path to Purer Juice?

April 27, 2016 Cara Anselmo

Product Reviewed: Omega 8006 Juicer While I enjoy an occasional carrot-ginger-orange juice from my local health food store, I’ve never tried making my own. Smoothies? Yes. But cold-pressed, pulp-free, fresh vegetable or fruit juice? Not

Lekue Kabab Maker
Kitchen Tools

Super-Simple Skewers for Indoor Kababs

April 27, 2016 Jamila René Lepore

Product Reviewed: Lékué Kabob Maker I’ve never tried a product like this before, but was very excited by the idea. We have different diet preferences in my house (vegetarian, omnivore, low-carb), so we love recipes

IMUSA Tortilla Warmer
Kitchen Tools

Warm Tortillas in Record Time

Product Reviewed: IMUSA Cloth Tortilla Warmer On “Mexican night” — a once-a-week occurrence in my house — I usually either waste time preheating the oven to “bake” tortillas at a low temperature or use the microwave … and

Cast Fry Pan
Kitchen Tools

A Pan to Make You Feel Like a TV Chef

April 27, 2016 Cindy Gay

Product Reviewed: Gunter Wilhelm Cast Fry Pan When cooking with this nonstick, oven-safe pan, my vegetables sautéed and sizzled as if I were a TV cooking show celebrity. The Gunter Wilhelm Cast Fry Pan is perfect

Matzoh ball soup
Stone Soup

My Gluten-Free, Vegetarian Passover Menu

April 18, 2016 Cara Rosenbloom

The dining room table was set elegantly with springtime tulips as the centerpiece. Matzo ball soup filled china bowls, brisket and carrot tzimmes adorned the plates and everyone anticipated the dessert of chocolate-dipped macaroons. This is the