Kitchen Tools

Weighing a Digital Scale’s Positives

August 25, 2014 Carlene Thomas

Product Reviewed Rösle Digital Kitchen Scale I spend a lot of time in the kitchen developing and testing recipes, but when I’m cooking for fun, I cook based on instinct: a handful of this and

Dynablend Blender
Kitchen Tools

Putting the “Smooth” in “Smoothie”

July 17, 2014 Marci Evans

Product Reviewed: Dynablend Horsepower Plus  As a dietitian, I’m embarrassed to admit that I’ve been way behind the smoothie bandwagon. Sure, I’ve made smoothies before. But over the past year or so, juicing and blending

Kitchen Tools

No Yolks About This Gadget

June 25, 2014 Natalia Stasenko

Product Reviewed: Tovolo Silicone Yolk Out To be honest, I was a little skeptical at first when I saw the Tovolo Silicone Yolk Out egg yolk extractor. As an experienced baker with a couple of

Capresso Froth Tec
Kitchen Tools

Coffee Shop Foam for Homemade Drinks

June 25, 2014 Sally Kuzemchak

Product Reviewed: Capresso froth TEC Automatic Milk Frother A big part of the appeal of those pricey, specialty coffee drinks? The dollop of foamy, frothy milk on top! It gives a pretty and polished finish,

Rosle Cheese Slicer
Kitchen Tools

Cheese-Cutting Made Easy

June 24, 2014 Carole Havrila

Product Reviewed: Rösle Wire Cheese Slicer I lived in Wisconsin until the age of 14 and remember those years mostly for the frigid winters and inevitable ice storms. Despite the memories of the weather, I

Demeyere Smoker
Kitchen Tools

Thank You for Smoking

April 22, 2014 Jessie Erwin

Product Reviewed: Demeyere Stovetop Smoker Every so often, you notice that a new kitchen tool has changed the way you think about home cooking. Instead of putting it in the pantry and forgetting about it,

Tajine
Kitchen Tools

Morocco in My Kitchen: My Tagine Love Affair

April 10, 2014 EA Stewart

Product Reviewed: Emile Henry Tagine Step in to my home, decorated with vibrantly colored tiles, arches leading into almost every room, and Moorish iron scroll work adorning my railings and staircases, and you will have

Shun Scissors
Kitchen Tools

Herb Shears for Kitchen Gardeners

April 7, 2014 Caroline Kaufman

Product Reviewed: Shun Herb Shears When I lived in New York City, I had a charming windowsill herb garden and I would pluck out tender green stems and leaves for my recipes. I am not

January-February 2014

A Knife Made for Sparkling Lemonade

December 20, 2013 McKel Hill

Product Reviewed Pure Komachi 2 Citrus Knife The Pure Komachi 2 Citrus Knife is, as the name suggest, designed for citrus fruits. This brightly colored yellow knife is made from high carbon stainless steel, which

January-February 2014

Cooked Pasta at the Touch of a Button

December 20, 2013 Sally Kuzemchak

Product Reviewed Lékué Pasta Cooker You may be thinking, “Really? Microwaved pasta?” I was too. And the first time I tried the Lekue Pasta Cooker, I ended up with a mountain of mushy, overcooked spaghetti

January-February 2014

The Gadget with a Seal of Approval

December 20, 2013 Natalia Stasenko

Product Review Caso® Vacuum Sealer I had never used a vacuum sealer before, but the Caso® Vacuum Sealer turned out to be a very easy appliance to handle, even for a novice like myself. Keeping

Rosle Chopper
Kitchen Tools

Caramelized Onions without the Tears

December 20, 2013 Maria Tadic, RD

Product Reviewed: Rösle Onion and Vegetable Chopper Over the past few months, I’ve become progressively more obsessed with caramelized onions. They are now, officially, my favorite “condiment.” I mix them in with scrambled eggs, put