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Wilton Perfect Fill Batter Dispenser

Wilton Perfect Fill

Batters come in many thicknesses, from thin and runny crepe batters to muffin batters that are so thick that you can dish them out with an ice cream scoop. The thick batters are usually easy to work with, but thin batters have a tendency to spill and splash all over the place as you dry to distribute them – especially if you’re trying to direct ... Read More »

Williams-Sonoma Smart Tools iPad Screen Shields

Williams Sonoma Screen Shield

It is very handy to have tablets like iPads around in the kitchen. You can easily watch demo videos and access recipesĀ from your favorite websites without having to print them out. The only problem with using an iPad in the kitchen is that it is quite an expensive cookbook and there is always a risk of spilling something on it or coating it with flour ... Read More »

RSVP Shuck Deluxe Corn Stripper

RSVP Shuck Deluxe Corn Stripper

There is nothing like fresh, sweet corn on the cob during the summer when it is at its peak. The corn is delicious as-is, with the cobs steamed or grilled and served piping hot. I also frequently take the corn off the cobs, adding it to salads and salsas, or to cornbreads and creamed corn. I usually cut corn off the cob with my chefs ... Read More »

Chopula Smart Spatula

Chopula Smart Spatula

There are two main types of spatulas out there. There are the flexible, usually silicone, spatulas that are good for stirring and scraping. There are also flat spatulas made for flipping. The latter type of spatula is an underappreciated kitchen implement because it doesn’t seem to have as many uses as its more flexible counter part. What can you use your flat spatula for? Scooping ... Read More »

Portion Cooking Spoon

Portion Cooking Spoon

You don’t always have to measure ingredients when cooking like you do when you’re baking. You can get away with adding a big pinch of oregano to a recipe or “eyeballing” a tablespoon or so of ground cumin when making chili. But it is nice to know exactly how much you’re adding to a recipe, especially if you get a good result and want to ... Read More »

Get a 24-hour Cupcake Fix from a Cupcake ATM

Cupcake ATM

After a busy day, nothing will perk you up like a freshly baked cupcake. Sometimes, however, it’s hard to make it to a bakery before they close to pick up that cupcake – especially if that bakery is across town and you have to fight traffic to get there. Sprinkles Cupcakes in Beverly Hills is making it easy for cupcake-lovers to get their fix 24 ... Read More »

CR picks new “must-have” kitchen gadgets

Gadgets

There are new kitchen gadgets coming out all the time. Improvements – or changes, at the very least – are made to kitchen staples like graters and can openers. New materials are added, designs are streamlined and bright colors enhance old fashioned looks. Many of these new and improved gadgets are touted as “must haves” and at Consumer Reports (February 2012), they wanted to determine ... Read More »

DoneRight 5-in-1 Kitchen Timer

DoneRight Timer

The DoneRight Kitchen Timer is a nifty little gadget that allows you to keep track of everything that you’re cooking and baking in your oven all at the same time. The timer looks like a miniature range and has five different digital timers built into it: one for each of the burners and one for the oven. This design – aside from being cute – ... Read More »

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