Cooking

Toshiba TRSH01 Electric Rice Cooker review – Consistently scrumptious grains of gastronomic delight!

REVIEW – Cooking rice is an art. People eat a lot of rice. People in my house eat a lot of rice, I stink at art so it’s best to let a professional handle the job. The Toshiba TRSH01 Electric Rice Cooker is just the expert I need to rescue my family from my kitchen …

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Bring a hot lunch with you to the job site using the COZYEXPERT Electric Lunch Box

NEWS – Did you know that you can bring a homemade hot lunch with you while you are traveling or out on a job site? The COZYEXPERT 60W Electric Lunch Box allows you to do that. This lunch box supports 110V home/office use, 12V car use, and 24V truck use and it can heat up …

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The Lunch Crock is a portable crockpot for your office lunch convenience

NEWS – A couple of months ago, I wrote about a travel crock-pot that made a great option for a mobile slow cooker. That cooker was nice for large meals and family gatherings, but today I want to show you the Lunch Crock from Crock-Pot which is a better solution for personal on-the-go-crockpotting. The Lunch …

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FERLORD Non-stick Frying Pan review – It sticks to its purpose but nothing sticks to it

REVIEW – The FERLORD Non-stick Frying Pan is a medium-weight, well-made skillet that has a modern, no-stick coating made by a name-brand company. The silicone-coated handle is secure in the hand and can’t burn you or slip out of your grip. With nothing to charge on this device and having no moving parts, I had …

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Vevor Outdoor Pizza Oven review – Good pizza, with a few big drawbacks

REVIEW – Wood-fired pizza is all the rage, but most pizza ovens are VERY expensive!  I’ve long wanted an outdoor wood-fired oven for homemade bread and of course, pizza.  I had visions of building one of the big bee-hive-shaped ovens made of brick and clay on our patio, but that has obviously never materialized.  When …

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Ganiza 6 Quart Air Fryer review – convenient countertop cooking

REVIEW – We got an air fryer as a gift a couple of years ago and we didn’t even take it out of the box for several months because we didn’t think we would use it that much. When we finally did open it up to give it a shot the air fryer became our …

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Bonbowl cooktop + bowl review – cooking for one (or two), simplified

REVIEW – Cooking for one can be a challenge.  Dirtying up a bunch of pots and pans as well as making small portions in a big microwave or stove seems like a waste.  Bonbowl wants to change that with its induction cooktop specifically designed to make single-portion meals. What is it? In short, the Bonbowl …

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Sharple is a veggie peeler that sharpens itself automagically!

NEWS – Peeling the skins off potatoes, carrots, and other veggies doesn’t take that long when your handheld peeler is sharp but who the heck keeps their peelers sharp? It’s not there’s even a way to sharpen them right? Right… but wait… You could get the new Sharple from Dreamfarm. This vegetable peeler has a …

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This traveling “crock-pot” will be the hero of your next camping trip or family reunion!

NEWS – How many times have you tried to take your slow cooker to a family gathering and it’s tipped over in your car and caused a terrible mess? The Presto Nomad slow cooker solves that first-world problem like a champ. The Nomade might look like a cooler, but it’s really an 8-quart insulated traveling …

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Cosori Dual Blaze 6.8QT Smart Air Fryer review

REVIEW – Several years ago, I tried my first air fryer, and loved the way it cooked and the fact that it did so without oil and other unhealthy additions. Over the years, these devices have improved and are able to cook entire meals still in a healthy and tasty way. For the past few …

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PARIS RHÔNE Air Fryer Toaster Oven Combo review – the almost perfect toaster oven

REVIEW – Earlier this year I tested an air fry toaster oven for the first time.  I really liked being able to replace two gadgets, an air fryer and toaster, with a single gadget, especially since we gained all the functionality of a toaster oven as well.  While my wife and I have been using …

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Buydeem 3-Quart Enameled Cast Iron Dutch Oven review

REVIEW – Like most young couples, my wife and I started our marriage with a cheap set of pots and pans. They got the job done, but they didn’t last forever. As we began to look for better quality cookware, and we eventually discovered cast iron. Over the years we’ve purchased a handful of cast …

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Buydeem Electric double-layer steamer review

REVIEW – Cooking with steam is a very old method. It’s probably not the first, but I’m sure it was soon after we learned that tossing stuff over an open fire made things tastier. Our current technology has brought this ancient method into the modern kitchen in forms old and new: steamer baskets for your …

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Amzchef 2 Burner Induction Cooktop review – Cooking with magnets!

REVIEW – I grew up with a gas range and have installed them in almost every house I’ve lived in.  It was a selling point in our current house. It’s familiar and easy, and I like cooking with gas.  The heat is steady, instant-on and instant-off, and you can see what’s happening just by peeping …

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Paris-Rhône PE-FD001 Food Dehydrator review – Make your own GORP and fruit roll-ups!

REVIEW – I love dried fruits and nuts. When the Paris-Rhône PE-FD001 Food Dehydrator came up for review, I thought it might be a chance to see if homemade really is better. I’ve been testing with various food items and am now ready to report my findings. What is it? The Paris-Rhône PE-FD001 Food Dehydrator …

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