When I last left off, I had brewed my first batch of homebrew with the PicoBrew Pico S. I waited a little bit longer than after the fermentation had stopped to rack and keg it because I wanted to be sure I’d given it enough time, and because Kev said it wouldn’t hurt anything to wait; he was right.
Let’s face it, going out to eat can be very expensive. We all love tender cuts of meats, and even more delectable side dishes. But would you believe me if I told you that you could make the same fabulous dishes in your own kitchen?
I’m married to a man who enjoys brewing his own beer; Kev has a shop with a section dedicated to the equipment needed for mixing, brewing, proofing, and serving homebrew, and he has invested plenty of dollars and copious amounts of time into his hobby. I fully expected snark when I started reviewing the PicoBrew Pico, because it’s cheating, right?
If the idea of putting a classic wooden knife block on your kitchen counter just doesn’t appeal to you, then you might have considered putting them in a drawer. That’s torture on your knives; they’ll rattle against each other, eventually becoming dull. Look for a knife block with a modern, architectural style, one like the Edge of Belgravia Black Diamond.
If you’re looking for a great way to juice and “eat clean”, you should check out the JUISIR by iTaste, an innovative cold-press juicer that will make sure that you stick to that New Year resolution you made a month ago.
Uuni is back again with a HUGE improvement to their pizza oven line. The Uuni Pro portable pizza oven was announced today, which boasts twice the cooking surface of the Uuni 2s, offers multiple fuel options, and can still cook a pizza in only 90 seconds. The Uuni Pro can be pre-ordered today on Indiegogo starting at $499.
The Joseph Joseph innovative kitchenware line makes sure that you never go without proper cooking utensils in your home. They sent us over a few of their latest products to check out, and preparing meals has been a delight ever since.
Gourmia sent us over their popular Sous Vide Pod Immersion Circulator Precision Cooker to try out. How can this method of cooking change how you prepare your meals in the kitchen? Chances are you’ve heard of the term Sous Vide before. If not, it’s a slow cook method where you put food in a vacuum sealed pouch into a temperature controlled water bath…
Consuming your daily intake of water can be quite a task if you aren’t drinking specifically out of a bottle measuring them. Sure, you can drink multiple 16 ounce plastic cups daily, but what if you wanted a more accurate estimation of how much H20 you drink? There’s a smart bottle on the market that might be able to help.
Every year CES in Las Vegas is fueled by a lot of things you might not think of: Long nights, early mornings, shared cab rides, and plenty of alcohol. So when we stopped by the Bartesian booth, it was a match made in heaven.
A leader in smart kitchen appliances and makers of the best Precision Cooker I’ve seen to date, Anova has taken to CES in Las Vegas to unveil four new products to its line of precision cooking devices.
If you have a trash can that you may have picked up at a department store for cheap, only to get it home and realize that not only does it not fit your bags — leaving your trash bags wasted thanks to angled corners and being short at the bottom — you should check out the simplehuman rectangular trash can.
Have you ever been in the kitchen cooking dinner, and once you’ve finished you looked around your stove top only to see food residue and grime stuck between the stove top and counter, and splattered on the walls? There’s a new product that might eliminate that extra cleaning you need to check out.
Still looking for that perfect gift for the cook/gardener/crafts person in your life? How about the Techie Apron from Great Useful Stuff? When I first saw the press release announcing it I immediately thought it would be a useful item for my wife and she could buy me one, too.
If you enjoy drinking wine, then you likely have a corkscrew kept in your kitchen or bar drawer. While a corkscrew can get the bottle opened, The WineOvation Bowling Pin Powered Bottle Opener makes the whole process a little more automated and a lot more fun.
We’ve got two TCL 4K Roku-enabled televisions in our house, and I feel like TCL is one of those brands that isn’t yet well-known, but they should be. TCL products are extremely well made, they work exactly as promised, and they are generally well priced.
Chefs and home cooks alike need their tools to be both quick and accurate. Maverick Industries checks both of those boxes with their PT-100 Pro-Temp Commercial Thermometer. This digital thermometer with a foldout probe, half-inch white LED digits, accuracy to within 2 degrees Fahrenheit and 1 degree Celsius and a response time of 3-4 seconds, carries an MSRP of $99.99.
As the manager of a nice home bar, I always look for unique and fun items to add. One way to give your bar some flare and give great gifts are bottle openers and shot glasses. Lucky Shot USA offers hand crafted goods made from fired military munitions. They personalized two items for me to review, let’s take a look!
I like to joke about having a black thumb, but the truth of the matter is that ever since I got a Click & Grow Smart Herb Garden, I’ve been feeling a lot better about my gardening prowess.
If you didn’t make it to CE Week last week, then you missed a great series of panels, including mine on Robots, Printers, and Games that featured Davin Sufer, CTO of WowWee; Kilian Saekel, Founder of A-Champs; and Max Bouge, Co-Founder and CEO of Wobbleworks — best panel ever!
If you are setting up your kitchen or bar for the first time, then you know that there are quite a few tools that will need to go into your drawer including a citrus press, a corkscrew, a bottle opener, and a jigger. The Barbarian has all of that built into one very clever, well-built bar tool and more!