Cooking Equipment


10 Cookbooks Inspired by Popular Video Games

Inspired by our favourite on-screen realms, these 10 cookbooks are filled with recipes of everything our characters gobbled down for health, chugged back for power, or whipped up for money.


Ulu or Alaskan Knife: Handy Kitchen Tool

An ulu knife is one of the handiest kitchen tools ever. It can make a variety of cooking and hunting tasks faster and easier to simplify your life.


Homgeek 1450W High Speed Blender Review: Vitamix on a Budget

The Homgeek 1450W High Speed Blender is a deluxe smoothie maker and ice crusher with eight speed levels, four preset modes, and titanium blades that can emulsify anything. Extracts nutrients and works with soups, frozen desserts, veggies, etc. It's an inexpensive alternative to a Vitamix blender.


Best 3 Stainless Steel Air Fryers

Air fryers are increasingly popular, thanks mainly to their ability to produce tasty food that is healthier than that produced by traditional fryers. This article lists my roundup of three of the best products currently available.


Review of the Cuisinart Countertop Griddler

I was searching for a method of cooking hamburgers and chicken without submerging them in a puddle of grease. Cuisinart’s CGR-4NC Griddler appeared to be an excellent choice. This is my review.


Review of the Nostalgia Retro 2-Slice Toaster

I was searching for a retro-style toaster that could handle bagels as well as bread. Nostalgia’s RTOS200 appeared to be a good fit. This is my review.


Nine Uses for Dish Towels

This article discusses eight ways to use kitchen towels. Their versatility makes them indispensable for any kitchen. It also cautions the reader against using them in lieu of pot holders.


10 Surprising Things You Can Cook in a Microwave

You probably know some of the things you can use your microwave for, such as warming up food and making popcorn. However, you might be limiting the use of your microwave. Learn how to use it more often.


Review of the Slaouwo V2 Vacuum Sealer

I was searching for a device that could effectively vacuum seal food. This is my review of the Slaouwo V2.


How to Survive Without a Microwave

Could you survive without a microwave? Learn how to reheat leftovers without a microwave with these easy tips.


How to Clean a Bread Maker in 4 Easy Steps

Learn how to clean a bread maker properly, as well as how often it needs to be cleaned.


Review of the Surfit Sous Vide Cooker

The Surfit Kitchen Sous Vide Cooker is a powerful, easy to use, smart cooker that makes healthy restaurant-quality foods at an affordable price. Works with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and IFTTT.


Vitamix 750: What We Made in Our First 30 Days

After choosing the Vitamix 750 over the 7500, how could we prove to ourselves that the investment was worth it? By committing to using it every day for the first month. Read about our successes, failures, and our ultimate verdict.


How to Sharpen a Knife With a Stone

Do you know how to sharpen a knife? I sharpen all my knives using a sharpening stone. It may seem difficult at first, but the truth is that using a stone is the most effective way. Follow my step-by-step guide to learn how to do it correctly.


Tips for Using a Dehydrator & Banana Chip Recipe

This article discusses how to use a dehydrator, best practices, tips and tricks, and also includes a recipe for making homemade banana chips!


Reusing Coffee Pod K-Cups When Other Methods Fail

What to do when all the other methods for reusing K-cups fail.


All About Springform Pans

Thinking about using a springform pan? Everything you've ever wanted to know about them is right here in this article. You'll be cooking up a storm in no time.


Top 10 Reasons Everyone Should Own an Air Fryer

Air fryers are all the rage today since they cook our favorite foods without added oil, fat, and unnecessary calories. Check out the top ten reasons you need one of these inexpensive appliances in your kitchen.


Pro Chef Kitchen Tools Spinning Stainless Steel Utensil Stand Review

Can these stainless steel cooking utensils take the heat? Is this spinning rack a viable option for those with small spaces? Find out if these kitchen tools and stand are a good fit for your cooking needs.


Why a KitchenAid Isn't the Only Mixer You Need

The KitchenAid mixer is a coveted gem of home kitchens near & far, a tough & sturdy work horse. But more delicate tasks, like custard & mousse, beg for a machine with more finesse, like the Mixmaster.


Review of Hot Logic's Lunch-Box Cooker (Cook on the Go or at Home)

Busy people like quick and simple equipment to cook with. I have found a great cooking tool that is innovative and fun to use. Hot Logic cooking trays will make cooking on the go or at home fun.


Is Copper Cookware Safe?

Copper cookware is fanciful, timeless, and aesthetically pleasing; but is it really safe to use? This article touches on the two kinds of copperware that are safe for you and your family.


2019's Top 10 Kitchen Knife Sets

A quality kitchen knife set is essential for any cook. This guide presents reviews, features, and ratings of ten of the best kitchen knife sets.


What Else Can I Use a Paella Pan For?

There are many alternate uses for a paella pan besides the obvious. Get ideas for new ways to use your paellera!


"Mary Berry's Favourite Recipes" Cookery Book Review

This book is a collection of Mary Berry's favorite recipes all in one place. This article includes her Extraordinarily Good Double Fish Pie recipe from the book.


Minnesota Cooking: A Magic Chef Pizza Baker Review and How to Use It

Using the Magic Chef pizza baker may even feel like cheating, but it creates a dry, crispy crust and a perfectly caramelized cheese topping. You can cook until just melted or continue until browned.


An In-Depth Look at Popular Vintage/Retro Enamelware Collectibles

Enamelware refers to enamel-coated steel or cast-iron kitchen products that are smooth and easy to clean and have been in use for over 100 years.


Minnesota Cooking: How to Change a Deep Fryer's Oil

Sometimes you need to change the oil in your deep fryer. You will know when it needs changing; it will be a dark color, it'll smell yucky, and your food will taste off, perhaps burnt.


Masterbuilt 30-Inch Electric Smokehouse: Product Review

An overview of the benefits of electric smokers and a product review of the Masterbuilt 30-inch Electric Smokehouse.


3 Smoothie-Making Accessories You Must Have

If you are a habitual smoothie-maker like me, you will need some accessories to make preparation easier. I have discovered a few items that I consider to be essential.


Nutri Ninja Auto iQ Review: Should You Get One?

Have you seen the commercials? Smoothie-makers are all the buzz. But are they really worth the money? This one is.


How to Buy a Vitamix for the Best Price

The complete guide for helping you find the Vitamix blender you want for the best price possible.


34 Cookbooks Inspired by Popular TV Shows and Movies

Whether you want a taste of Bon Temps cuisine or wanna see what's cooking in Red's prison kitchen, these 34 cookbooks got you covered.


The Best Food-Prep Container: A Plastic House Bento Lunch Box Review

Food prepping saves time and can save money, but it all starts with the quality of the storage containers that you use. Here are my thoughts on the Plastic House bento containers for food preps.


The Best Non-Stick Carbon Steel Wok I've Ever Used: 11" Ken Hom Wok Review

If you are looking for an amazing carbon steel non-stick wok, you have come to the right place. This is my experience cooking with the Ken Hom Wok.


Recipes and Memories From a Vintage Cookbook

This is a review of the vintage cookbook "Golden Memories" by radio homemaker Billie Oakley. Sample recipes include Jello Cookies, Doughnut Muffins, Meaty Potato Cakes, and Apple Toss Salad. These are all Midwest country recipes


Which Grill Is Right for You? Charcoal, Propane, or Infrared Propane?

Grilling has been around for years and is an ever-changing method of cooking one's food outside. Hot dogs, hamburgers, steaks, one can cook just about anything. But, which one works best for you?


Cookbook From a Canadian Farm Family Review

Recipes for hearty hamburger supper, cheddar-topped cauliflower, cocoa almond pudding treat and fudgy bottoms.


Community Cookbook From Duck Hill, Mississippi

Here are recipes and a review of a community cookbook from Mississippi. Recipes for black-eyed pea salad, Rotel cheese grits, spice pie, and fig preserve cake are included. All are family favorites.


How to Make the Most of a Small Kitchen: Simple, Affordable Kitchen Solutions for Every Budget

Organize and brighten up your small kitchen space with practical solutions to create a functional yet inviting space for family and friends.


Cookbook Review: Kansas Family Recipe Collection

Review of a cookbook written by a Kansas family to share and preserve their favorite dishes for future generations. Recipes for Sour Cream Raisin Bars, San Francisco Chops and Champagne Shrimp Pasta


Vintage Cookbook Collecting Isn't Just About the Recipes

Vintage Cookbook Collecting is a hobby enjoyed by many. It sometimes leads to surprises as with this thrift store cookbook find. Uncover the mystery of this copy of Farm Journal's Country Cookbook


The Best Kitchen Knives in the World: Chef-Quality Picks

What are some good knives for aspiring chefs? That's a great question! Everyone has their own preferences. In this article, I'll lay out a few of my favourite options based on quality and price.


Tools Every Kitchen Should Have

How should a new cook (college student or first home) equip a kitchen? What do you need to buy? Here are some lists and guidelines.


The Best Stainless Steel Milk Frothing Pitchers in 2020

Making the perfect cup of cappuccino or latte is not just about the coffee brewing, you also need to consider the milk. These are my selections for the best milk frothing pitcher.


How to Choose the Best Slow Cooker for One Person

How do you choose the best slow cooker for one person? Here's a list of the four most important factors to consider when selecting your first slow cooker.


Which KitchenAid Stand Mixer Size Is Right for Me? 4.5- vs. 5- vs. 6-Quart? Size Does Matter!

The 5-quart mixer was the best option for me, and if you're a casual chef, the 5-quart is also probably best for you. Let's weigh your options.


The Stoker by Rock's Bar-B-Que for the Komodo Kamado

Are you having trouble cooking your meat perfectly every time? This temperature control system is one of the easiest and most effective ways that I've found to ensure perfectly cooked meat every time.


Instant Pot Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker Review: Pros and Cons

Learn the advantages and disadvantages of the Instant Pot from my experiences using it!


The Best Handheld and Electric Milk Frothers for 2020

Recommendations for the best milk frother currently available, including handheld and electric models.