Caraway Cookware Review – We Gave It a Hands On Test

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Caraway Cookware Overview Like Made-In, Misen, Abbio, and a handful of other cookware startups that have shaken up the industry in recent years, Caraway started as a direct-to-consumer company. Their pans were so immediately well received that they are now available through select secondary retailers, including Crate & Barrel and West Elm. In addition to … Read more

Induction Cooktop Problems: Causes and Solutions

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Induction cooking is a simple and efficient process. But when something goes wrong with your induction cooktop, all the simplicity you love about it suddenly goes out the window. And, as it turns out, these intelligent machines are more complicated than they look. In this article, we’ll look at some common induction cooktop problems like … Read more

How Does Induction Cooking Work? What Is It and What Are the Benefits?

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Induction cooking has a reputation for being easier, more efficient, and quicker than other cooking methods. Yet only about 1% of American households have an induction cooktop in the kitchen, according to the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers. Is this lack of popularity a reflection of how well induction cooktops actually work? Or simply a … Read more

The Best Pans for Induction Cooktop Cooking – Our Top 9 Picks

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You just invested in a high-tech induction cooktop, and you’re ready to find out how these modern marvels help make cooking easier. But that excitement quickly comes to a halt when you realize your pots and pans aren’t induction cooktop compatible — induction cookers use magnetic fields instead of flames or centralized metal coils to … Read more

How Much Does A Pint of Blueberries Weigh

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Weight and measurement conversions in cooking can make you wish all recipes use the metric system. It can even get confusing when you’re dealing with fruits like berries. We did the math, so you don’t have to. Read on for help with figuring out how much does a pint of blueberries weigh. How Much Does … Read more

32 Kitchen Gift Ideas For Moms, Dads, Home Cooks and Chefs!

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Finding the right gift for people in your life is always a challenge. Unless that person happens to be a home cook, in that case, the options are endless! Which, of course, brings about a whole new challenge. To help you find the right gift for the chef in your life, we’ve tracked down the … Read more

The Ultimate Cast Iron Skillet Care Guide

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Cast iron is the ultimate cooking material. It won’t break, is naturally nonstick, and holds heat like nothing else. But cast iron cookware also requires particular care to keep it in pristine condition. This last fact keeps most people from using and enjoying their cast iron skillets and pans. If you’re uncertain about cast iron … Read more

Misen Dutch Oven Review

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Misen Dutch Oven Overview The 7qt dutch oven from Misen is one of many cookware options now available from the company. This is their only dutch oven option, which is a shame because we would love to see the same quality and price in various sizes so we can collect them all. This dutch oven … Read more

Misen Knives Review – Our Hands On Test

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Misen Knives Product Overview Misen started with a single chef’s knife after an impressive Kickstarter campaign in 2015. Now the brand sells a steak knife set and six different kitchen knives, including: Chef’s knife Paring knife Utility knife Santoku knife Short chef’s knife Serrated knife Misen knives promise the same excellent quality and functionality as … Read more

How to Clean Stainless Steel Pans – 13 Ways That Work

Stainless steel pans are the preferred cookware of many professional chefs due to the material’s unparalleled durability. But that doesn’t mean you can’t easily blemish or burn a stainless steel pain. Even some of the pros are guilty of this. Luckily, if you burn food onto a stainless steel pan or scorch the bottom, there … Read more

MAGICCOS FP406 14 Cup Food Processor Review

MAGICCOS FP406 14 Cup Food Processor

MAGICCOS FP406 14 Cup Food Processor Overview The Magiccos FP406 14 Cup Food Processor is the newest iteration of the company’s multi-generation food processor line. This powerful machine features the same high-capacity bowl as previous options, but it now has a simplified control knob, sleeker look, and more functional accessories. In addition to the base … Read more

Buydeem DT6404-Slice Toaster Review

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Buydeem 4-Slice Toaster Overview The Buydeem 4-Slice toaster is an extra-wide take on the company’s 2-slice masterpiece. This wider version comes with all the same great features and the same awesome look, but with doubled everything, making it the perfect toaster for families. This flashy appliance has all the same great functions you would expect … Read more

FoodSaver VS7850 Vacuum Sealer Hands-On Review

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FoodSaver vS7850 Overview  The Foodsaver vs7850 shares the same goal as other vacuum sealers in the market — to extend the shelf life of perishable food. And, the vs7850 met that goal with flying colors. There is nothing special about the design of the vs7850. Its sports the familiar low-profile, rectangular shape which most residential-use … Read more

360 Cookware Slow Cooker Review – Hands On Test

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Versatile Slow Cooker with Many Unique Talents The 360 Cookware Slow Cooker combines function with ease of use to give you more cooking options while taking up less space in your cupboards.  At the heart of this smart cooking system is a heating base with four adjustable heat settings. This base is compatible with most … Read more

360 Cookware Review – Our Hands On Test

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Exceptional Cookware that Is Healthier for You and the Planet 360 Cookware doesn’t just make pots and pans. They deliver a brand new cooking experience. These high-performance utensils allow you to cook without added oil or water—or not! Confused? I was too. But trust me, it is worth getting to know this cookware. I had … Read more

Uno Casa Cast Iron Skillet Set Review

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Classic Cast Iron Cookware Built to Last While Costing Less Uno Casa’s cast iron skillet set is made for true cast iron lovers. This set won’t cost you anywhere near what those products made by other small companies do. But, given how durable and functional they are, you would never guess they carry such a … Read more

Proclamation Duo Cookware Review

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Proclamation Duo Review The Proclamation Duo cookware set is absolutely gorgeous and ingeniously designed for functionality and versatility. The Hybrid Pot combines all the best qualities of a wok, a soup pot, and a deep fryer. Meanwhile, the skillet provides the perfect, wide surface for frying, sauteing, and flipping flapjacks. Put them together to ensure … Read more

Epoxy Resin Countertops – The Complete Guide

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Are you looking for a cheap but effective way to refinish your outdated bathroom or kitchen countertops? Or maybe you have stained or worn laminate that you would love to cover up instead of replacing. Epoxy resin is a great option for restoring old, dated kitchen and bathroom countertops and even some types of flooring. … Read more

Best Reverse Osmosis System: 10 Models, Reviewed

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If you’re concerned about the quality of your drinking water, you’re not alone. In fact, many cities have public water systems that don’t even meet EPA standards. Needless to say, this can be bad news for you and your family. There are many ways to treat your home’s water, but the Environmental Working Group (EWG) … Read more