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Foodie Fight

Foodie Fight

Trivial Pursuit is a board game that has been testing players’ knowledge of trivia on a wide range of subjects – from history to sports – since 1979. It’s a fun game to play, but it can be quite a challenge if you’re not as well versed in some categories as you are at others. Foodie Fight is a trivia game that is similar to ... Read More »

Breville Personal Pie Maker

The Personal Pie

There are counterop appliances that will cook waffles for us, grill our paninis and even bake mini cupcakes – why not add an appliance that will bake up some pies to the collection? The Breville Personal Pie Maker is a countertop gadget that bakes four individually sized pies at a time in just about 10 minutes. Pie-making doesn’t get any quicker or easier than that. ... Read More »

“Will You Measure Me?” Ring Spoons

Diamond Ring Measuring Spoons

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and these diamond ring measuring spoons are a baking girl’s best friend – or, at least, a more affordable way to bring a few new diamonds into your life. The spoon set is actually called Will You Measure Me and they do make a cute gift if you want to propose to someone special that you want to do ... Read More »

Toaster Pastry Press

Toaster Pastry Press

Toaster pastries and pop tarts are treats that we loved as kids, but if you haven’t had one in a while and try to go back for the sake of nostalgia, you’ll notice that they just don’t taste as good as you remember. Part of this could be attributed to changes in the recipes, but it is much more likely that if you do a ... Read More »

MixerMate Bowl, reviewed

MixerMate Bowl, reviewed

Sometimes, it just takes a very small change to make a big difference. This is true in many things, but it is equally true in the kitchen. The BeaterBlade is a great example. This stand mixer attachment has a silicone “blade” that extends from what is otherwise a regular paddle attachment. It scrapes the bowl as it mixes, making blending easier and faster than with ... Read More »

Boomerang Wok

boomerang wok

When you watch cooking shows on TV or see chefs working in the kitchen, you will probably notice that they have a few more trick up their sleeves than the average home cook. While many skills can be developed through practice, like better knife skills, some just look so easy that it’s impossible to resist giving them a try right off the bat. One of ... Read More »

What is a bench scraper?

Bench Scraper

A bench scraper is one of my favorite tools to have around the kitchen. It’s not something that will steal the spotlight from a shiny stand mixer, but it is something that comes in handy a lot when you work with breads and pastries. A bench scraper a rectangular tool that is used to scrape work surfaces clean in the kitchen. Although there are plastic ... Read More »

Origami Napkins

origami napkins

When I go out to eat, it’s about the food – first and foremost. But once you have good food there are plenty of other things to appreciate about a nice restaurant including the decor and the service. One of those little things that I happen to like is when restaurants do pretty or inventive folds with their napkins, primarily because as a child this ... Read More »

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